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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 05-29-2018, 09:53 AM
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We lived in central Florida for over 20 years and we visited the space center one time - we kept putting off visiting there.

We drove out to the Cape one time to see a night launch, oh my gosh - that took my breath away. We could watch many of the launches from our office building in the Orlando area, always a great sight to see.
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Congrats on the new Jeep! I REALLY like the comfort of the new JKU.....much better for me and keeps me in a Jeep!

Can't wait to see some of your adventures in it and maybe our paths will cross one of these days!
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Just out of curiousity, is that the 5.7L "regular" Hemi, or the VVT version?

Also, what does AEV say that the tow rating is?

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Just out of curiousity, is that the 5.7L "regular" Hemi, or the VVT version?

Also, what does AEV say that the tow rating is?
I have the stock V6 and don't plan on an engine change unless something goes wrong with it. I do have a friend that has a 2014 Jeep JKUR AEV 350 like mine and he got the cylinder miss you hear about. After a couple dealers, $700 charges, still was missing and Chrysler would not honor the warranty, he re-powered with a Chevy truck V8 motor and transmission. Professionally installed in Los Vegas at the cost $20K. Too much for me unless the stock motors goes belly up.

Towing... Here is the AEV forum. Haven't look but since it is a stock JK engine and transmission it should be similar towing limits of a stock JKUR.
https://www.aev-conversions.com/vehicles/jk-wrangler/

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