Diesel engine any good?

SolarWizard

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2021 JT order sheet. 69000! Whoa!!!
man I’m really stuck. Do I go sport (assuming the diesel JT gets the widetrack axles on any trim with the 3.0) and pocket the 12k for mods, or go for something like yours although I like black fenders and top and a more conservative build.


how do you feel about the super low range with the diesel? I’m more into trails than rocks but I do wanna hit Moab 1 - 2x a year. To me it seems like there would be loss opportunities for breakage 1 and 2 most of thr time in low I’d be in 3-4 gear. Thoughts?
 

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man I’m really stuck. Do I go sport (assuming the diesel JT gets the widetrack axles on any trim with the 3.0) and pocket the 12k for mods, or go for something like yours although I like black fenders and top and a more conservative build.


how do you feel about the super low range with the diesel? I’m more into trails than rocks but I do wanna hit Moab 1 - 2x a year. To me it seems like there would be loss opportunities for breakage 1 and 2 most of thr time in low I’d be in 3-4 gear. Thoughts?
 

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The Jeep Build and Price isn’t updated yet, of course. I just went there to try.

I wonder if the Mojave is available with the 3.0 with the extra weight being up front.
 

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Well, I have always been of the opinion that if the factory offers it, put it on. Anything aftermarket I purchase usually comes out of my pocket 100% so I try and roll as many goodies into financing as possible by loading it up. The Rubicon is super nice and has great resale down the road. - I like that because I never keep anything more than a year or so. As far as the low range it’s a huge advantage because you have it when you need it, and if ya don’t need it, you can run around in hi. Also, you don’t have to sweat a gear change when you increase your tire size - My advise - order the Rubicon, enjoy it - you only live once!!
 

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The Jeep Build and Price isn’t updated yet, of course. I just went there to try.

I wonder if the Mojave is available with the 3.0 with the extra weight being up front.
My dealer said yes it was yesterday—
 

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My dealer said yes it was yesterday—
I just went to the Gladiator forum and looked at the order sheet to make sure. Unfortunately, no diesel for the Mojave. Just the Rubicon.
 

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