Does Gladiator ride better than Wrangler?

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I happened to see one of these the other days and now the research has begun! Does this ride any better than the 4 door Wrangler?
 

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I happened to see one of these the other days and now the research has begun! Does this ride any better than the 4 door Wrangler?
longer wheelbase alone will always give you smoother ride.
 

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I happened to see one of these the other days and now the research has begun! Does this ride any better than the 4 door Wrangler?
Eventually i will go test drive one as i am pretty interested and have a bad habit of not keeping vehicles very long. Anyway, i watched a video that explained how the JL rear shocks face <- direction and the JT rear shocks face -> which = a better ride.
- now I do not know that much about suspensions, shock directions being relative to x, y, or z, and or why that would even matter.
But! I am going to go and test one within the next few months and if i think it rides better (or worse) i will post in these forums letting everyone know i think A. Or B. Rides better. Until then the Engineer or YouTube videos are not enough for me to believe either is better without physically putting my @ss in the seat. Really if you think about it “rides better” is a subjective thing. I feel like my wrangler “rides better” than a helicopter (real life), but! I really don’t like being in a helicopter soooooo my subjective-ness defines the ‘better’. :)
I am sure we will start seeing A vs. B threads more in the near future. Stealer-ship by my house has a Billett Rubi on the lot as of two days ago, so they are getting into the wild now!
 

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I am sure we will start seeing A vs. B threads more in the near future. Stealer-ship by my house has a Billett Rubi on the lot as of two days ago, so they are getting into the wild now!
If the ride is the primary deciding factory between a Wrangler and a Gladiator... I just can't wrap my head around that. I mean one's an SUV and the other is a truck. Surely there would be more pertinent factors in this decision. Like @LeaN69 69 said, the longer wheelbase along will be a smoother ride. But still...
 
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