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post #1 of 30 Old 02-21-2017, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
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2017 Jeep Wrangler Chief

Hot off the train. Just released

How would you modify this Jeep?
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Is it just a beauty package? Paint n hood?

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I'd ditch the hardtop and repaint the body. Or at the very least get rid of the go fast stripe.

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I'd pull the wheels off and sell them to me....

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i'd contact Chrysler and tell them someone up in marketing is not listening to the Mopar Underground Skunkworks team nor looking at thier blueprints well-enough and to take it back then try harder ..




(jokin' it's alright just not the level of 'Chief' the concept brings so seems unfitting or something I can't pin my finger on )
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I know where that particular JK is heading soon to.


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I thought the FJ Cruiser was discontinued.
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That Jeep definitely deserves a body lift and some 22" rockstar wheels.
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I'd put it back on the train.
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Damn, you all are harsh.
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Damn, you all are harsh.
It's all in good fun. I will be drooling over it when it gets tons and 40s.
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Will be a big seller if there are upgrade options to solid body color and black hardtop.


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That is an available color for 17'... with no stripes and black or body color top. I almost bought one but decided to keep thrashing on my 2012.
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the two-tone ," throwback"ish color scheme and white hardtop don't look so bad after a while ; I can certainly see this all faded and with a 2decade old patina and imagine it being pretty sought after in around 2037-2047 .
I am of the opinion that a more ' Indian Blanket ' ( pardon the term) type of stripe - like the old Chief had - would be cooler . [email protected]_Terrain ....2018 vinyl idea!


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So FCA took the time to build the Wrangler Chief concept and then said, "People love it, paint a stocker that color and don't forget the stripe". I don't get it.

The front end of the Chief would have sold millions millions.

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I just can't stop looking at the concept... I haven't seen that until now... I want it so bad.. I can't stop imagining how sick it would be to get that grill, hood, and front fenders (no flare) on my 2 door...


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I just can't stop looking at the concept... I haven't seen that until now... I want it so bad.. I can't stop imagining how sick it would be to get that grill, hood, and front fenders (no flare) on my 2 door...


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you might think differently if you see the interior. It is all done-up like a Tiki doll /Surfer theme.
I am all for surfin' brah, but not on a badass Jeep concept. Search google images for the Interior of Jeep Chief Concep...
it looks a little like Spicolli puked inside...


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Yep, fuck that interior. The front clip is what I really love...


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I think you may be able to buy a fiberglass front clip on the Chief to install on your Wrangler. As far as the first pic., I don't like appearance packages that just sell you stickers. What good is that. I want things to get me further down the trail.
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Here is a link to buy the front clip ::: Jeep® JK Wrangler M7© front conversion kit / by Thaler Design :::

$6500 for a fiberglass hood and front fenders is pretty excessive for what it is. $1995 is probably more reasonable.


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you might think differently if you see the interior. It is all done-up like a Tiki doll /Surfer theme.
I am all for surfin' brah, but not on a badass Jeep concept. Search google images for the Interior of Jeep Chief Concep...
it looks a little like Spicolli puked inside...
That's funny, I was just saying that it would look good with a matching surfboard.

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I think you may be able to buy a fiberglass front clip on the Chief to install on your Wrangler. As far as the first pic., I don't like appearance packages that just sell you stickers. What good is that. I want things to get me further down the trail.

A cool company called Bawarrion makes a wicked front clip but it isn't very "Chief" esque, not cheap nor is it as much a retro thing as much as a modern spin on tsome of the older elements from the trucks.
I like it but I like their beadlocks more.


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@j3ff3ry_j33p I think the Thaler kit Fusion mentioned is the same thing...


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