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1997 Jeep Wrangler SportReview
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The 4.0 inline 6 cylinder Jeep wrangler Is over all A well put together vehicle. The Tj or 1997-06 Wrangler would have to be the best offered to date it is much more well put together then the YJ. The power produced by the motor is impressive, its is very torquey and has decent overall HP and last many many miles depending on if you do the basic maintenence on it. The Axles offered on these Jeeps depending on what you get range from horrible to pretty solid and a performer. If you are looking to build you will want the Dana 44 Combo as opposed to the 30/35 They are just to small to handle tires much bigger than 33 inches. The stock automatic 3 speed transmission offered in the sport is solid and reliable. The NP231 transfer case is also a fairly stout unit and reliable if you keep clean oil in it. The coil spring suspension rides and handles very well and is leap years better than the previous models that offered leaf springs. The Jeep wrangler/CJ/MB/Jk as always are really good candidates for upgrading and are easy to work on and find parts for. The Jeep is a ride and experiance of its own, theres not many other vehicles that provide the same thrills that a Jeep does. The vehicle is one of a kind and Id recommend it to anyone looking to have fun and have a vehicle that will for many years to come will have a huge aftermarket following. I would buy a second and probably will in the future.

Pros: Good Engine power and Torque.
Awesome styling.
Good drive train combos available.
Fun to drive.
Solid axles.
Coil spring suspension/linked suspension.
easy to work on.
One of a kind builders.

Cons: Weak drive train combos (get the stronger axles T-case)
Becomes a addiction.
Cheap paint.
Chrysler product so you get the typical downfalls.
Attracts Police to harass you.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SportReview
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Decent, Classic Design, But American Engineering Can Only Go So Far. — Despite being top-heavy, it was a decent drive. Don't get it if you're looking for something with a comfortable, quiet ride. It excels offroad, obviously.

Pros: Not hard to fix, simple design, convertible easy to take on and off

Cons: Top-heavy, soft top flaps loudly at higher speeds

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SEReview
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Great For Offroading — This jeep was pretty fun, although only 4 cylinder the engine still moved those 33's and made offroading pretty nice, i could crawl and climb with the 4 inch lift and it was a blast

Pros: Solid structure, sturdy, manual, convertible, looked cool

Cons: Gas, slowness, lack of power

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SEReview
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Most Fun You Can Have With Clothes On — Whether its driving in the snow, mud or sun, this is by far the most fun you can have without getting an indecent exposure charge. The 2.5L I-4 is a dog, it could use a small turbo or something to help it along its way. If you are buying; spring for the trouble free 4.0L I-6. As for Cory's jeep it has a 3" suspension lift which is loads of fun. The looks that you get when driving can't be beat, ferrari drivers are envious of you. When you have it bring extra money, with the big tires and the lack of aerodynamics the fuel economy is very poor (12 mpg-ish) and you always want to buy something new for it. All in All the interior is lackluster but its really fun to drive, buy one if you can afford one.

Pros: Mud, Snow, Sun, lots and lots of fun

Cons: fuel economy and acceleration

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SEReview
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Best As A 2nd Vehicle — Great fun ride, but the 4 bangers are best left to 2nd vehicles (like a motorcycle). Nothing beats top down summer time driving though. Everyone should own a Jeep at least once. I've owned 2, and loved the both.

Pros: Nonstop summer fun.

Cons: Terrible power and mileage from the 4 banger, flaky quality.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SportReview
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Rugged And Would Go Anywhere — Great vehicle pre kids. Nice to drive around town, easy to park, o.k on fuel.

Pros: Looked great, loved the mags.

Cons: Windshield picked up anything and anything did not just bounce off.

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1997 Jeep WranglerReview
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So Much More Awesome Than I Thought It Would Be!!!! — It is a little difficult for the kids to get in & out with it being a 2 door, but in a few years it's not going to be an issue. I love the fact that it's a hard top but because its in sections, you can just pop out the front top & secure it on top of the other half.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: I've always wanted a Jeep Wrangler cuz I love the way they look, the possible modifications are endless and of course, the mud slingin'
Parts are also easy to come by & many are interchangeable with ford

Cons: Mine's a 4.0 which is taking me a while to adjust to after driving V8's for so long.
The 1st thing I hear from people is, "You need to be careful, Jeeps are easier to flip cuz they have a shorter wheel base." Do they think I don't already know that????

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SEReview
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Great Vehicle For Any Terrain Or Environment. — Not a lot done it is only my Daily. 3" lift kit 33" Cooper Discoverer STT M/t Hard top Soft top Custom blacked out headlights HIDs hi/lo beams Hella 100w on tube bumper blacked out headlight housing upgraded head unit upgraded speakers in dash and sound bar Has a/c which is pretty nice with the hard top on.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's a great off road machine.The 4 cylinder still makes good power and is good on gas.

Cons: Should have gone for at least 6 cylinder to to have a little more "pep"

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SportReview
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Love It But Would Love To Get A New One. — I bought this vehicle used since it was an easy way to get into an open air car that has plenty of rollover protection yet had very good "presence". It's been great and I would love to get a new one someday.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Love the rugged simplicity

Cons: Not much power and poor fuel economy but that's not why I bought it.

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1997 Jeep Wrangler SportReview
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Great Start For An Offroader, Noisy On The Highways But Its A Jeep. Deal With It. — This Jeep is a very fun car to drive. I love the 5 speed manual tranny and it shifts well for a Jeep. Its engine is very reliable and Ive heard its one of the longest lasting engines( Its the last model of engine produced by AMC) It does great on the street for a Jeep, well offroad too. Its limited slip diff. in the front axle helps alot even though its not truly locked. Its gas mileage is not great...I blame the rack for part of that. Overall I love it!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Offroad and summer topless fun!

Cons: The check engine can get annoying popping on and off but thats probably because of the 148,000 miles!

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