From the factory, it came with a Hunter Green Metallic paint job (which I plan to restore, along with the rest of this Jeep using parts from the Wisconsin “holy grail”); the “Power Equipment Group” (power windows!); and the Up Country Suspension Group, which means factory tow hooks, skid plates, taller springs, and upgraded shocks. A manual transmission ZJ is rare enough, but to find out this well-equipped, and especially with the factory off-road setup, is basically impossible. … [Read more...] about I Just Bought The Holy Grail Of Jeep Grand Cherokees But It Has 260,000 Miles And Is Broken In The Middle Of Nowhere
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“if you bang it with that frequency it’ll just sit there and keep going forever. It won’t slow down, it won’t dissipate, and that’s essentially what we’re talking about here with the vibration in the new Wrangler,” Chernoby said. “When you hit a bump in the road, if everything is just right, this suspension can set off that resonance and what we started seeing is as soon as it got cold this past fall, early winter, we started seeing complaints.” … [Read more...] about This Jeep’s ‘Death Wobble’ Is So Terrifying It Will Haunt Your Dreams
Living in a city — Los Angeles — a small car makes a ton of sense for me. I need good fuel economy, a car that's easy to park and, since I spend all my money on motorcycles and camping, a low price is a big help too. But, I also spend virtually every weekend out in the mountains or desert, so I need a car that can make it down a difficult dirt road that may be washed out, full of deep sand or covered in slippery mud. A used Land Cruiser or Cherokee would seem to fit the bill, but my girlfriend will also be driving it and my puppy will be riding in it, so I want modern safety features too. And neither of those vehicles or anything like them will return anything like the Renegade's projected 30mpg+ fuel economy. If the Renegade shapes up to be the vehicle I think it is, I might just have to buy one. … [Read more...] about Will The 2015 Jeep Renegade Be Any Good Off-Road?
If anything, though, these findings make me ask what the point of buying a luxury car is today. True, you get more performance, maybe some differences in how they handle. There’s probably also something to be said of the tech offered on some cars but not on others. Honestly, it’s most likely brand snobbery. As we’ve learned recently, the new Cadillac XT6 is basically a re-badged Chevrolet Traverse anyway, plus some more luxury and safety tech. … [Read more...] about The Tesla Model 3 Killed the Rest of American Luxury
Specs That Matter This truck has a 392 Hemi V8 that puts out an FCA-claimed 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels with the help of an eight-speed automatic transmission. It’s not the most powerful of SUVs, but it does have some of the most impressive towing abilities. Dodge says that the SRT can pull up to 8,700 pounds—a bit under the Ford Expedition’s 9,300-pound rating, but also, the Blue Oval’s rig isn’t a performance truck by any means. … [Read more...] about The 475-HP Dodge Durango SRT Is A Muscle Truck That’s Ready To Haul