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"Is not for you"!
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By rmazzio
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2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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This is my third wrangler and my fourth jeep vehicle and i've had no problems with any of them..If you get hung up about getting dirt,dog hair,lots of water,beach sand, or dirty kids than this vehicle is not for you.The ride is rough -deal with it!You can count on one hand the things you can do with other vehicles as opposed to a jeep wrangler-stop crying and go buy a honda.


Favorite Features

go anywhere do anything-and i did!


Suggested Improvements

dont put power windows in it...dont put power locks in it or any other things those crybabies are whining about..


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Gently Used
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By teflonjpr
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2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Purchased it gently used with 31x10.5 tires already installed. Rides a lot better than the '97 I had previously driven. 2.4L has better horsepower than older models. Transmission and clutch operate very smoothly. Can hear some clunking into gear, and very stiff in the single digit temps of Iowa winter. High back seats are comfortable for long drives, but don't expect to get much above 65mph with the 4 cyl. Looking forward to spring off-roading.


Favorite Features

Simple layout, solid trans and clutch operation. Front seats are comfortable and easy folding of rear seat.


Suggested Improvements

Bring in the 3.7L V-6 as an engine option.


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My New Jeep
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By doober
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2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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The SE model with 2.4L I-4 engine is underpowered and uses a lot of gas for an I-4. The engine seems rev happy for an offroad engine. Gearing is awesome in the 5 speed transmission, although 3rd gear could stand to be a bit lower and closer to 2nd's ratio. Highway sppeds in excess of 65mph are hard to reach even on a flat surface during a calm dry day. Design, both interior and exterior, is classic bare basics Jeep. Overall a great car if you are into Jeeps.


Favorite Features

4.10:1 gearing, highly customizable, unbeatable offroad prowess, excellent city handling, solid as a rock, very utilitarian, awesome articulation, able to fit a 31" tire in stock form.


Suggested Improvements

Needs more low and mid range power. Standard Hard Top. Shorter front bucket seats. Gorund clearance is less than 2002 and earlier, ditch the Rubicon skid plates.


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By trtrudey16
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2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


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These cars are a "gas" to drive. You want to throw on aflannel shirt and your hiking boots and head for a field. The other people who drive them wave to you so you feel as if you are part of some "club". I'm not certain if its a vehicle or a "lifestyle". I love it so far.


Favorite Features

ride height, utility, sure-footedness, visibility


Suggested Improvements

none


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Fun in a Jeep!
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By c.ramsey
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2003 Jeep Wrangler SE 4WD 2dr Convertible SUV (2.4L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Most fun you can have with your clothes on (well that is oppional).


Favorite Features

Go anywhere! Looks good and cool!


Suggested Improvements

nothing!


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