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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #25 on: September 07, 2017, 11:06:51 AM »
All I see are more curves and "aerodynamics" that will make bodywork and replacement parts more expensive. Including fenders

Some articles said they were going with Aluminum body panels?
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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #26 on: September 07, 2017, 11:08:40 AM »
All I see are more curves and "aerodynamics" that will make bodywork and replacement parts more expensive. Including fenders

Some articles said they were going with Aluminum body panels?

It looks like it's just the hood and doors.

http://www.jlwranglerforums.com/forum/threads/2018-jeep-wrangler-aluminum-parts-confirmed-by-alcoa.213/
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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #27 on: September 07, 2017, 11:23:53 AM »
It's turning more and more into a mini van.  Try and take the top off or fold the windshield
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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #28 on: September 07, 2017, 11:26:30 AM »
It's turning more and more into a mini van.  Try and take the top off or fold the windshield

The windshield is confirmed to be fixed. No folding or removal. The VOC said they never fold down the windshield, so FC listened. LOL
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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #29 on: September 07, 2017, 11:51:35 AM »
It's turning more and more into a mini van.  Try and take the top off or fold the windshield

The windshield is confirmed to be fixed. No folding or removal. The VOC said they never fold down the windshield, so FC listened. LOL

There are hinges in those pictures.   Unless they are completely cosmetic.

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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #30 on: September 07, 2017, 11:55:58 AM »
The last reports were that it was fixed, but yes there are hinges in the pic.  Maybe...
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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #31 on: September 07, 2017, 12:46:06 PM »
I spoke with Mark Smith years ago when Jeep was working on the JK.  He told them "If the windshield doesn't fold down, no removable doors, or doesn't have a solid front axle, then don't call it a Jeep and stop wasting my time!". :rotflmao:
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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #32 on: September 07, 2017, 03:45:53 PM »


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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #33 on: September 07, 2017, 03:49:29 PM »
It's turning more and more into a mini van.  Try and take the top off or fold the windshield

Wasn't the XJ Jeep's answer to the minivan?  :rotflmao: :rotflmao:

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Re: JL unmasked.
« Reply #34 on: September 07, 2017, 03:52:20 PM »
It looks like a JK with a crappy wrap  and some aftermarket junk from the JC Whitney catalog :question:  What's new that it gets the letter change?

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