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2007 Wrangler And Dodge Nitro, One In The Same?  
User currently offlineThomasphoto60 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 4280 posts, RR: 25
Posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4681 times:

Say it ain't so!

I heard from a friend that the new revamped 2007 Wrangler is on a Dodge Nitro frame. Is this true? If so this may alter my plans on purchasing a new Wrangler next year (may go for a '06' model instead). I am a Jeep nut and a purist and the ideal driving around on a Dodge SUV frame does not set well with me.


"Show me the Braniffs"
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User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 4672 times:

From what I can gather off of Allpar.com, the only possible version of the 2007 Wrangler that could be using the same frame as the Dodge Nitro is the Wrangler Unlimited X. I have to say that the Wrangler Unlimited X looks pretty damn sweet.


It does look like the 2008 Liberty will be sharing the same platform as the Dodge Nitro though (Just as the upcoming Compass and Patriot will be sharing the Dodge Caliber platform.).

Myself, I'm liking the looks of the next generation Stratus (Being renamed the Avenger, which was the original name of the what became the Stratus Coupe). It looks like a shrink of the Charger with the front end of the Caliber. It's sibling the Sebring, has gotten a Crossfire inspired makeover.


User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7906 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4651 times:

Wrangler is on its own platform.

The Nitro and updated Liberty share a platform.... which is unibody, not BOF.

Stop drop and roll will not save you in hell. --- seen on a church marque in rural Virginia
User currently offlineSprout5199 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 1866 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 4633 times:

A 4 door Jeep is not a real Jeep. If you need 4 doors buy a Wagoneer.

Now this is a real Jeep
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Big version: Width: 640 Height: 480 File size: 126kb

Just a little muddy, after a fun day in the Florida swamps.

Dan in Jupiter

User currently offlineCharger From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 273 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 4586 times:

Absolutely not. Jeep Wrangler has a full frame, NItro is Unibody.

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