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Old 07-01-2013, 03:16 PM   #15
Tristar Racing
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2005 EVO
2004 IS300

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Originally Posted by quentinberg007 View Post
I still don't imagine there will be any scenarios where you need the extra torque over a gasser. Just having a 2 speed transfer case gets you out of most places that aren't traction limited. It is bragging rights more than anything. It will be a slower Wrangler that gets 25mpg instead of 22mpg.
Given the GC with the diesel gets 5 mpg greater fuel economy over the pentastar, I would say your comment is undervaluing the diesel just a bit. (Plus that v-6 gasser needs to be wound up a bit more than most Jeep owners would prefer to get to the power)

Now, the fact that not a single Ecodiesel GC has been built for public consumption is cause for more doubt about one being offered in the Wrangler...
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