Video: ExtremeTerrain Reveals 2018 JL Wrangler Turbo Project


Y’know Jeep guys can’t leave well enough alone, so why would anyone expect the gurus at ExtremeTerrain to leave this pristine 2018 JL 2-door Wrangler “as-is” from factory? Pfft! Get real! As they said, “Throttle Out” host Ryan Huck was seeing that his TJ Wrangler was getting “a little long in the tooth” and from a practicality standpoint, making it no exactly the best choice for a daily driver—especially with his long commute.

To add bring a little civility (and some appreciated creature comforts_ to his daily routine, Ryan recently scooped his 2018 JL 2-door equipped with 4-cylinder turbo-mill and 8-speed automatic. He’ll explain his choices and provide you with an introduction in ExtremeTerrain’s newest “Throttle Out” episode.

Here’s the official press release:
PAOLI, Pa. (Oct 24th, 2018) – A 4-cylinder automatic Wrangler doesn’t sound like the most interesting topic for ExtremeTerrain’s ‘Throttle Out’ video series but add a turbo and a couple more gears to the 2-door JL platform and it makes for an interesting introduction video. Ryan Huck recently took delivery of his 2018 Sting Gray JL Wrangler Sport S and he is excited to share it with the world! While his rig is still in stock form, Ryan takes you for a walkaround and test drive, explaining his choices in drivetrain and options, as well as his plans for future modifications. Is his long commute a viable excuse for choosing the slush-box over a manual? You decide!

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Kevin Shaw

Editor-in-Chief – kevin.shaw@shawgroupmedia.com Kevin Shaw is a decade-long powersports and automotive journalist whose love for things that go too fast has led him to launching Mopar Connection Magazine. Almost always found with stained hands and dirt under his fingernails, Kevin has an eye for the technical while keeping a eye out for beautiful photography and a great story. He's also the co-author of "The Chrysler B-Body Restoration Guide."

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