The 2.0l will still be in the FCA family for a LONG time so even if it isn’t directly in a Wrangler the engine and parts will still be used in other FCA vehicles. That means servicing and repairs should be fine.
I lived there for 7 years, the trick is to drive a little farther north and go to Topsail or Emerald Isle. During the week they are empty and on the weekends all the Marines used to go but now most aren’t allowed to go because of COVID restrictions so they are still not packed.
Over 14,000 miles and no issues to report. I’ve owned multiple 2.0l turbo cars before this and had over 100,000 miles with no issues. Just use high quality gas, change oil regularly, and watch for carbon buildup on the valves.
I should also say that since it was the first show there kept being rumors of it getting shut down, but that never happened. I think people may have been scared so not as many people showed up. By August it will be better hopefully.
I just went to “spring” Carlisle 2 weeks ago. By Friday all the crowds were gone and most of the deals were gone too. Currently there aren’t any restrictions except you have to wear a mask to get in, but after that you can take it off and no one cares. It’s a huge field outside anyways. Wear...