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What the Crap? The Wrangler's getting a V8?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by ForeRunner, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. Mar 30, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    Wow, sucks for us... I would love a V8. Especially a big V8!
     
  3. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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  4. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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  5. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    toyotatacomaTRD

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    I saw that earlier... I would have to imagine it will only be 4 door wranglers.. If it does happen.
     
  6. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:24 PM
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    Wow, talk about overkill. All they ever needed was an upgrade from the POS minivan v6 to something decent like a modern v6 or small v8. Something similar to a gen III chevy 5.3 with 300hp is plenty for any situation. 470hp in a wrangler is insane.
     
  7. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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    What's the point? Who needs a V8 in 4lo. Sounds like a $ pit for gas. They can have it. I'll keep the taco :cool:.
     
  8. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    I guess they realize that v6 is shit
     
  9. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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    its gonna be brotastic for sure.....
     
  10. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    I think it's overkill for a wrangler. who needs that much hp?
     
  11. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    I can see a lotta jeeps flipping :p
     
  12. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    ah ha, fuck a jeep. they're terrible!! . . . . (damn that would be awesome)
     
  13. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    The truth. Bring back the straight 6 with updates! That engine stayed pretty much the same for what, 30 years or something crazy like that? Do the same thing but throw some technology in there and make it better.
     
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    A V8 maybe........the SRT V8, no way. Someone in "legal" will point out to them why this is a bad idea. I wish they would just bring back the old inline 6 but that wont happen either.
     
  15. Mar 30, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    in truth that ^ would get my vote over the V8 any day.
     
  16. Mar 30, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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    well the v6 wrangler is slower than all hell anyway. At least the 4 door one is. so it'll just be slow now.
     
  17. Mar 30, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    no then it would be a reliable jeep. who would want that? :p
     
  18. Mar 31, 2011 at 8:09 AM
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    Had a 10 jeep 4 door with v6 auto slow as a turtle they need something bigger in the 4door than the stock v6 so many complaints but I doubt they will ever put a v8 in the wrangler they need to bring back the torky online 6 back
     
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    Btw it caught on fire at 14000 miles due to overheated trans on the interstate totaled
     
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    Much like the monster motorcycles being sold now, this thing would be massive overkill.

    It would have to be an ultra-limited-edition thing. High priced and few enough made so that when the inevitable wipeouts happen, it doesn't show up on NHTSA, consumer reports, and Ralph Nader's radar.
     
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