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Bikini is the best color. I really wanted one but couldn't find one in a 2dr.
I saw yours and that is why I kept reading the WHOLE Thread. Did you have yours painted or Wrapped? It does seem like they are few and far between. I saw 4 Unlimiteds on my drive yesterday but no 2 doors that color. I know there is a SPORT 2 door in town but I don’t see it often. That Jeep is one of the reasons the wife and I wanted to find one in that color. I guess I would have bought almost anything from a RUBI to a Base to help make that happen, but in the Willys edition, the accents just make it so much better!
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I saw yours and that is why I kept reading the WHOLE Thread. Did you have yours painted or Wrapped? It does seem like they are few and far between. I saw 4 Unlimiteds on my drive yesterday but no 2 doors that color. I know there is a SPORT 2 door in town but I don’t see it often. That Jeep is one of the reasons the wife and I wanted to find one in that color. I guess I would have bought almost anything from a RUBI to a Base to help make that happen, but in the Willys edition, the accents just make it so much better!
Mine is wrapped. It's actually silver billet underneath. I only found one 2dr Bikini in my area and it was an automatic which was a no go for me.
 

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First post in this section; coming off a base sport Gecko 4 door and Gecko Willys Sport JT.

I’m group 1B. Base sport with the following options: automatic (w/2.0 turbo), trailer/tow group, limited slip. A/C. Hydro blue with tan seats.

Picking up a factory Rubicon suspension for a lift, and factory rock rails on way.

Things I’ve hoarded beforehand: 392 takeoff wheels and tires, and steel bumper from a 392.

Thing I’m hunting: tan soft top. Let me know if you want to sell one!

I think the 392 wheels and bumper (gold tow hooks) will go nicely with tan seats and tan top. :)

First impression switching from a 4 to a 2 door - man this things turns tight; JLU already had a great turning radius and this took it to new levels. It’s a little twitchier with the short wheelbase, but nothing bad. The single biggest thing I noticed was steering effort, has a heavier feel. Makes sense the that 2 door gearbox is set up differently, cranking the wheel too quickly could raise the rollover risk I suppose with the short wheelbase.

I’ll post pics when I get the upgrades on!

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welcome to the 2 door club. quick question. did you have the 2.0 in the base sport jlu. if so, how did you like it. also with the 2.0 in the 2 door. does it feel a lot peppier than the 4 door. are you using octane 87 for fuel.

i have a 2 door base spot with 3.6 / 8spd auto and i love it. i might looking into a 2nd jeep either another 2 door or a 4 door in base model sport. i would get the 3.6 again, but open to looking at the 2.0. so any input with the 2.0 would be great.
 

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i have a 2 door base spot with 3.6 / 8spd auto and i love it. i might looking into a 2nd jeep either another 2 door or a 4 door in base model sport. i would get the 3.6 again, but open to looking at the 2.0.

so any input with the 2.0 would be great.
I've the 2.0T in my JLU Sport (FCA/Stellantis didn't use the word "base", so neither do I ;)). The engine is an absolute hoot. I test drove three separate Pentastars, to give that engine a fair chance, but there just wasn't any love connection. I ordered the Hurricane engine without ever having seen or driven it, and it was the correct choice for me.

I've used 91+ octane since the day I took delivery. Average fuel mileage and performance is nothing less than respectable.

As for threads that discuss engine choices, this forum is chockablock with them. Here's a sample.
 

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I've the 2.0T in my JLU Sport (FCA/Stellantis didn't use the word "base", so neither do I ;)). The engine is an absolute hoot. I test drove three separate Pentastars, to give that engine a fair chance, but there just wasn't any love connection. I ordered the Hurricane engine without ever having seen or driven it, and it was the correct choice for me.

I've used 91+ octane since the day I took delivery. Average fuel mileage and performance is nothing less than respectable.

As for threads that discuss engine choices, this forum is chockablock with them. Here's a sample.
good to hear that you like the 2.0.

i read a bunch of those post and kinda got tired of reading them. kez just happen to have a sport jlu with a 2.0 and going to a sport jl 2.0. so i figured, his view between the two would be good to hear.

my brother rented a jlu sahara with a 2.0 and i got to ride in it. i was happy with the way it handled. my brother thought is was a good motor after putting on 1000 miles on it. he run octane 87 and was getting 20-21 mpg at 75 mph.

when i got my jl with the 3.6l. i had no interest in the 2.0 due to the turbo. i'm a long term owner. so with that, i wasnt looking to deal with any potential issues with turbos, etc. its been 4 years now for the turbo and it seems to be pretty good. so thats why i could be open to getting a 2.0. not 100% sure. but would look into it. the other thing (and read other post) is running either 87 or 91 octane. my conclusion is that it doesnt really matter what you use. one thing for sure is that, i'm not paying price for octane 91.
 

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1.5D I guess for me. 6 speed manual doors/locks, 5" radio but with a hard top and A/C.

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changed exterior color
Rugged Ridge Stubby Antenna
2.5" RC lift which I took off after a year and swapped out for a 2.5" EVO lift w/Fox 2.0 shocks
RockKrawler sway bar link quick disconnects
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Rough Country inner fender liners
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Not real a mod but bought a DeepSleep mattress for car camping
Threedrom key & wiper caps
stahlbus oil valve

Next on the mod list:
Winch

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What is that color called? Looks great.
 

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Hey ho! Just got a used 2Dr Wrangler islander which might be a 2C.
I ordered the Stinger High10 already and plan to paint some of the interior plastics white to match the white dash.
this is a downsize from my 2008 4Dr Wrangler X that I’ve had for 14 years. I look forward to the downsize upgrade.
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Somewhere between 1C and 1D. 6 speed MT, manual locks, 5” radio, soft top, with A/C.

Changes so far:

-Switched out clear windows for tinted soft top windows
-Barricade Rubi Rails
-Rubber mats for front, rear, and trunk
-Gobi Roof Rack
-Oracle Oculus Bi-LEDs
-Oracle LED Fog Lights
-Mopar Door Sill Guards
-Diver Down Tan Seat Covers
-33x12.5R17 Atturo Trail Blade M/T tires
-Pro Comp PRC 32 wheels
-Tazer JL Lite

Next up, we have an appointment to install 4.88 gears, swaybar quick disconnects, and leveling out the back end that has some sag.

Still on the list: aluminum stubby bumper, winch, rear LEDs.

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Somewhere between 1C and 1D. 6 speed MT, manual locks, 5” radio, soft top, with A/C.

Changes so far:

-Switched out clear windows for tinted soft top windows
-Barricade Rubi Rails
-Rubber mats for front, rear, and trunk
-Gobi Roof Rack
-Oracle Oculus Bi-LEDs
-Oracle LED Fog Lights
-Mopar Door Sill Guards
-Diver Down Tan Seat Covers
-33x12.5R17 Atturo Trail Blade M/T tires
-Pro Comp PRC 32 wheels
-Tazer JL Lite

Next up, we have an appointment to install 4.88 gears, swaybar quick disconnects, and leveling out the back end that has some sag.

Still on the list: aluminum stubby bumper, winch, rear LEDs.

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What about putting the top down with this gobi roof rack?
 

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What about putting the top down with this gobi roof rack?
So we have the Quick Release Attachments for the Gobi Rack which allow you to release the top rack so you can fold down the soft top. I've included a link to a youtube video that shows how this works. I've been able to do it myself but it's definitely easier with 2 people.

Around the 7:30 mark he goes through putting the top down with the gobi rack.

I hope this helps! :)
 

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So we have the Quick Release Attachments for the Gobi Rack which allow you to release the top rack so you can fold down the soft top. I've included a link to a youtube video that shows how this works. I've been able to do it myself but it's definitely easier with 2 people.

Around the 7:30 mark he goes through putting the top down with the gobi rack.

I hope this helps! :)
thank you!
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