I do not have a issue or a resolution for your manual transmission popping out of 2nd gear but I do find it interesting that the dealer refers to the issue as a concern. I am also interested in what the dealers diagnosis is once they remove the transmission. Keep us posted.
I was never sold on the the Mopar JK8 kit. It didn't make for a very convincing pickup truck visually or functionally and I suspect the current staff of Mopar designers have similar thoughts.
AEV designed an exceptional pickup conversion kit for the TJ. The Brute, having a separate cab and...
Yes! The 2005 Gladiator concept is what I thought the 2020 Gladiator would have been. The coolest features were the side mounted spare tire which screams Jeep and the rear window that dropped down into the rear bulkhead and the bulkhead could be slid into the cab for more bed storage area.
That is a nice looking JKR you have. I'm on the fence about what to replace my 2012 JKUR with. My son is buying my JKUR and I'm gun shy about buying a new JLR Wrangler to replace it due to reading about all sorts of issues from the auxiliary battery to the problems with the rear locker sensor...
Yes, these types of trucks are currently hot. They are readily available in Mexico and oversees but are being phased out in the north American market because of CAFE regulations, not because no one wants to buy them.
I'd say it would make the gladiator unlimited since it appears to go on forever. And yes, Scrambler would be a fitting name for the two door jeep pickup but my son says it sounds like a breakfast menu item.:)