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Garfish 11-29-2018 03:24 PM

Jeep Gladiator Looking Good
 
Have been thinking about new TV, especially a GC. But .......

https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/2...to-show-debut/

Hittenstiehl 11-29-2018 03:57 PM

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Now somebody Photoshop an Airstream onto the back of that bad boy ;)

While it may not make the best tow vehicle (comment still to be seen) it certainly would look good.Attachment 328745

paulrfd 11-30-2018 12:06 PM

2020 Jeep Gladiator with AS
 
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Looks good!

Hittenstiehl 11-30-2018 01:42 PM

There you go that does look good.

gigq 12-02-2018 11:42 AM

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Originally Posted by Hittenstiehl (Post 2184866)
While it may not make the best tow vehicle

What do you guys think about using this to tow a Sport 22 FB. Since the GVWR is 4500 LB and the Gladiator's max tow is 7650 LB it seems like it would be plenty but I've heard the 3.6L V6 can be lacking in power. Would it be worth waiting for their 3.0L diesel instead?

Hempel 12-02-2018 04:05 PM

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Attachment 328994 I only pulled it about 125 miles across I80 in Iowa but I was pleasantly surprised it wasn’t having any problems pulling it up and down the hill I maintained the speed limit and got 11.6 mpg it was empty though.

gigq 12-03-2018 08:09 AM

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Originally Posted by Hempel (Post 2185841)
I only pulled it about 125 miles across I80 in Iowa but I was pleasantly surprised it wasn’t having any problems pulling it up and down the hill I maintained the speed limit and got 11.6 mpg it was empty though.

Ok good to know, did the engine get overly hot or was that not a problem either. I've heard the way they design those hoods heat can become an issue.

Hempel 12-04-2018 08:04 AM

The temp outside was about 42 degrees I watched it and it was cool all the way home I am going to put a transmission cooler on b4 summer though.

Adventure.AS 12-04-2018 09:12 AM

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Originally Posted by gigq (Post 2186010)
Ok good to know, did the engine get overly hot or was that not a problem either. I've heard the way they design those hoods heat can become an issue.

The only time my engine temperature starts to creep up is going up a mountain pass in +95 °F temperatures. If I am proactive and turn off the air conditioner while on the upgrade the temperature needle never moves and the interior of TV doesn't have time to get too hot either.

Adventure.AS 12-04-2018 09:15 AM

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Originally Posted by Hittenstiehl (Post 2184866)
Now somebody Photoshop an Airstream onto the back of that bad boy ;)

While it may not make the best tow vehicle (comment still to be seen) it certainly would look good.Attachment 328745

It would make a great tow vehicle. They claim that it will have best in category (3/4 ton) payload and tow rating.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izYQ6ztcflQ

Hittenstiehl 12-04-2018 10:23 AM

Thank you for the correction.


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