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Old 20 June 2008, 12:18   #11
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Maybe I'm thinking of the frontera, didn't that get coils in 1996...???
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I know the later ones did but not sure what year they came.

Just found this

http://www.allpar.com/model/cj/specs.html

looks like it was 1997 but you better check - it may be different for different countries.
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Have had some fun with our Wrangler Not much towing oh only the odd Landrover out of the mud Sorry Codders couldnt resist that one.This one has coils and a bored out throttle body
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Lugnut, did the trailer have brakes?!

Lots of folks on here seem to think the 4L is just too powerful, maybe the 2.5 would be a better and cheaper bet!
If it's cheap and MPG isn't an issue why not buy the 4ltr. How can it be too powerful? Unless the driver has a nerve issue with the right foot.
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4 litre it is then!!
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No such thing as "too much power" lol! But some have feet that are heavier on the pedals than others

Yes the trailer I was towing had brakes. That was the worst situation I've pesonaly had but I've seen others with short wheel base vehicles. I'm not saying it's not possible, just that I MUCH prefer a longer wheelbase for towing.

Wranglers here in the US have coil springs as of 1996. Not sure about your side of the pond.
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No such thing as "too much power" lol! But some have feet that are heavier on the pedals than others

Yes the trailer I was towing had brakes. That was the worst situation I've pesonaly had but I've seen others with short wheel base vehicles. I'm not saying it's not possible, just that I MUCH prefer a longer wheelbase for towing.

Wranglers here in the US have coil springs as of 1996. Not sure about your side of the pond.
Yeah, LWB is preferable, but Markyboyo and I live in the same area. We barely hit a decent stretch of road between home and the water. A tractor would almost do the trick.
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Have had some fun with our Wrangler Not much towing oh only the odd Landrover out of the mud Sorry Codders couldnt resist that one.This one has coils and a bored out throttle body
The Wrangler is great off road as is the Suzuki Jeep - unfortunately they are crap on road!!!
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The Wrangler is great off road as is the Suzuki Jeep - unfortunately they are crap on road!!!
As is a Defender.
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