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Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler 4WD

2004: Jeep Wrangler Sport 4.0 litre. Old world charm with a 2004 edge.

crtsy Jeep - DaimlerChrysler

2001: Jeep Wrangler Sahara.


1998: Gene Miller's Jeep Wrangler Sport with 4.0 litre 6-cylinder, Trac Loc 3.73 diff', anti-lock brakes, hard-top, 4" Trailmaster lift, 33x12.5 TXR tires on 15x8 wheels.


1998: Jeep Wrangler Sahara Edition, 31" Mud T/A on Custom Rims, K&N Filter Charger - Brad "koo|-aid", Texas.


1998 Wrangler, "Eugene the Jeep", owned by Burl Syers, N.C., and with many extras [3/'01].


1996: The coil-sprung Jeep Wrangler arrived in Australia for the Australian International Motor Show (Sydney) and the National 4x4 Show (Melbourne), October 1996. It went on sale in November '96. Earlier in the year the Grand Cherokee went on sale - Jeep Australia is getting serious.

This truck has a proud heritage, going back to the WWII Jeep MB, and it looks the part. It is rather low and wide for rough four wheel driving, but some simple mod's should make it more capable. For example, Teraflex Suspension, and others, can loosen it up - for a fee.

The Wrangler is Jeep's attempt at a 4x4 sports car. It will be interesting to see how many buyers can remember the old Jeep nostalgia, let alone be swayed by it. The biggest drawback for Australia has to be the small load area and the low payload of only 420kg which must include the occupants. It seems to be aimed at the "fun" market but does a 4L cast-iron engine, and only 3-speeds in the auto', stack up?
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Jeep Wrangler interior steering

Jeep Wrangler 1996 ...

  • SWB soft top or hard top Renegade, 2+2 seats, 2 doors, twin airbags
  • loa: 3883mm, width: 1740mm, height: 1748mm (HT), 1782mm (ST)
  • weight: 1570kg (unladen), GVM: 1975kg, payload 420kg (all up)
  • approach: 42, departure: 30, ramp break over: 155
  • turning radius: 5.1m (kerb)
  • 3960cc, petrol, 6-cyls, efi, 2-valves/cyl, ohv, cast iron block and head
  • bore: 98.4mm, stroke: 86.7mm, c.r.: 8.75:1
  • transmission: 5m or 3a, part-time 4x4
    5m: 3.83:1, 2.33:1, 1.44:1, 1.00:1, 0.79:1 (4.22:1); diff 3.07:1
    3a: 2.74:1, 1.54:1, 1.00:1 (2.20:1); diff 3.07:1
    Command Trac NV231 transfer case 2.72:1 (lo)
  • suspension: live-coil/live-coil, brakes: disc/drum
  • tyres: P225/75 R15, fuel-tank: 72L
  • Prices: Wrangler Sport Soft Top 29,990 (Aus); Wrangler Sport Hard Top 33,490; Wrangler Renegade 36,990
    Options: Auto' 1600, air conditioning 2260
    Accessories: 1715, bull bars 701 - 793 1996, 1997 -->

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