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WranglerDiesel to be offered in TK?
Posted by GregB on 2005/8/13 11:30:31 (3008) reads

The Toledo Blade has a story on the recent success of the diesel offered in the Liberty; however, the real news is what followed in the article about the next Jeep to feature a diesel. Here's a portion of that article:

"Toledo Jeep Assembly will begin building a second diesel model for the U.S. market when the redesigned Jeep Wrangler is offered with the alternative-fuel engine, said Dan Henneman, chairman of United Auto Workers Local 12's Jeep unit."


Check out the rest of the story at the Toledo Blade

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XJGuy
Posted: 2006/1/12 23:13  Updated: 2006/1/12 23:13
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
I think this will depend on how successful the TK is.

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wjsiii
Posted: 2005/8/17 17:16  Updated: 2005/8/17 17:16
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
It's about damn time we get a diesel option in the Wrangler and the (they better build it) Gladiator. If any vehicle on the planet is more appropriate for a good four-banger diesel than the Wrangler (and derivitives) someone please tell me what vehicle that might be. Diesels in Wranglers is a no-brainer.

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Josephus
Posted: 2005/8/17 1:53  Updated: 2005/8/17 1:53
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
Hurray for DCx!
I have been waiting for a family sized, convertible, 4wd, that gets good fuel milage and still has decent power. I don't want to count my chickens before they hatch... but Thank You DCX!

If you build the TKL CRD Rubicon, they will come.
Who/where do I mail the deposit to?

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rctrex
Posted: 2005/8/14 22:34  Updated: 2005/8/14 22:34
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
Jeep, use the resources from DCX, put diesels in the entire line up ASAP and watch the sales soar.

I want a Commander, but will wait until the diesel option is added. Hopefully as a 2006 1/2 update.

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GregB
Posted: 2005/8/13 22:36  Updated: 2005/8/13 22:37
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
I have my worries about Compass and Patriot. Both of which "can" turn out good, but I'm still waiting on some more details on those. As for the TK, I like what I've seen so far, and I'm really starting to like what I've been reading. I'm a little more confident that Jeep is making a great successor to the TJ. Cheers to DCX for doing something right

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Walter
Posted: 2005/8/13 21:01  Updated: 2005/8/13 21:01
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
This is one step closer to getting the Gladiator.
DC build it and I will buy it.

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mike29
Posted: 2005/8/13 16:23  Updated: 2005/8/13 16:24
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
Awesome. I've been waiting for something like a TKL/Rescue Rubicon with a diesel. A lot like my old Landcruiser BJ60 (3.4 liter diesel, RIP) which was great (but too rusty).

I hope they use the more modern 3.2 liter diesel from the MB E320 CDI instead of the 2.8 CRD/VM Motori. Maybe it meets California emissions.

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shayhurs29532
Posted: 2005/8/13 13:01  Updated: 2005/8/13 13:01
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About freakin' time we had power alternatives...

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TxJprs
Posted: 2005/8/13 11:49  Updated: 2005/8/13 11:49
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 Re: Diesel to be offered in TK?
YES!
I am ready to purchase a new four door wrangler please. Yes, I would like the Rubicon package and yes, it must have the diesel!
Man, I can't wait!
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