After winning Four Wheeler’s 2020 SUV of the Year (SUVOTY) award, we were elated to welcome a ’20 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon into our stable for a yearlong test. The Wrangler made history in North America with its VM Motori-built, 3.0L EcoDiesel V-6 engine that turns fuel from the green pump into smiles wherever it goes. Behind the oil-burning mill sits the TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic ready for each and every one of the 260 horses and 442 lb-ft of torque with beefed-up internals and optimized shift points. Underneath the Wrangler, you’ll find that the fuel tank has migrated to the driver side and it now shares undercarriage real estate with a 5.1-gallon diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) tank. Other points to note are the Rubicon’s 33-inch Falken Wildpeak M/T tires and Tru-Lok–equipped third-gen Dana 44 axles that are now filled with 3.73 gears. Our long-term Wrangler came to us similarly equipped to the 2020 SUVOTY-winning Wrangler and wearing Sarge Green paint.
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OVERLAND ADVENTURE 2020: PART 2
Exploring the Gold King Mine and more of Arizona’s historic backcountry
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I’ve been looking into solid axle swapping my fullsize ’92 Bronco for a while now. The TTB frontend is wearing out my tires in weird pattens and they aren’t lasting very long.
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THE 2020 ULTIMATE ADVENTURE LONG RANGE JEEP
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I found a photo of my garage from several years ago and posted it on my @christianhazelofficial Instagram page with the question, “If your garage could talk, would it have much to say?” For gearheads, the garage is hands down the most important room in the house and the activity center for waking hours.
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Enter the battleground
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