JL Wrangler body in white shell shows fender lights + vents, hood latches + design, roll cage frame

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Every new stylying detail that we find points to TJ styling. Grille, hood, fenders, body line, windshield, etc. I find this kinda cool, it's going to be a modern TJ. Only thing that I'm not a fan of is the way they chose to integrate those lights into the fenders. Seems like that's going to be this Jeep's big flaw. (YJ:headlights, TJ:fenders, JK:minivan motor, JL:weird lights)
I hope we don't have to wait until November to see what they came up with for the roof
Its probably because they are like, "why aren't the TJ owners buying the JK?" "What do we have to do to get them to buy a new car?" I mean, lets face it, the JK is the most boring looking wrangler ever - everything on it is clean and flat.





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Those hood latches look niiiiice.
 

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Personally I think they should have ditched the LED fender strips and went with a high flatter fender like on the Jeep Safari concept.


I'm gonna go ahead and assume those flares are going to be a variant of the TJ ones, with the black piece that is below the lights extending the outer length of the flare to create that crease.
 

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to me that leaked "LED" and flare design look 100% Euro market not US
 

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The led fenders are a bad idea that also look stupid. Many other safer less ugly places to put that stuff. I bet I've ripped off ten fenders in my twenty years of jeepin
 

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I'm not a fan of the LED lights in the fenders either, but I'm not worried. The aftermarket will take care of that in a heartbeat.
 

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I'm gonna reserve judgement until I see the reveal. But if it's as fugly as you think it will be, there's as good a case for blacking out the light as I've ever seen.
Blacking out these lights could be one of my first mods based on what I am seeing.
 

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I guess it is also somewhat safe to say that the amount of people trimming JL fenders will be rather small.

I don't foresee many people sawing their LEDs lol.
 

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Personally I think they should have ditched the LED fender strips and went with a high flatter fender like on the Jeep Safari concept.
I like it as well. I don't mind the turn signals been in the grille as long as the waistline returns as was in the CJ, YJ, and TJ.
 

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In all for an LED strip and turn signal on the fender, but for god's sake can they make it look like it's from 2017/2018 ? This looks like it came off the front bumper of a 1989 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight.
 

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Personally I think they should have ditched the LED fender strips and went with a high flatter fender like on the Jeep Safari concept.
Agree. But it won't happen. Most states have a legal requirement that the fender flare covers at least the tread or full tire.
 

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In all for an LED strip and turn signal on the fender, but for god's sake can they make it look like it's from 2017/2018 ? This looks like it came off the front bumper of a 1989 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight.
Ha ha! You know your "classics" well. :)
 

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Agree. But it won't happen. Most states have a legal requirement that the fender flare covers at least the tread or full tire.
Looks like fender MOD City for me if I don't want the Doc Brown Delorean look on my fenders.
 

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Looks like fender MOD City for me if I don't want the Doc Brown Delorean look on my fenders.
:cwl::cwl::cwl::cwl::cwl::cwl:


:jk:
 

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