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Old 03-27-2012, 11:02 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Jeep FC Concept

i searched but nothing came up so


39's and portals.
the gladiator is sweet too

http://jalopnik.com/5896703/jeep-mig...his-is-awesome
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Oh.

Shit.

Yes.
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Doesn't Jeep do this every year? They build some really cool prototype and everyone cums in their pants then it never hits production.
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:07 AM   #4 (permalink)
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That fc is nice. The gladiator is alright too. What are the rest of the specs? That link wont load on my droid.
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Doesn't Jeep do this every year? They build some really cool prototype and everyone cums in their pants then it never hits production.
Yep.

Would be nice, but I know deep down it'll never happen.
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more FC pics
http://www.allpar.com/cars/concepts/jeep/FC.html

pics of the rest
http://www.allpar.com/history/auto-s...2012-moab.html
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:12 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Looks like a JK cab with the nose extension grafted in.

The Gladiator is quite cool!

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The Jeep Forward Control was built from 1956 to 1965. To create a modern Forward Control, the concept team repositioned a Wrangler Rubicon's cabin ahead of the front axle, lengthened the wheelbase, and added a full-width, drop-side eight-foot cargo box. The cab has a roof from the Mopar JK-8 conversion kit, as well as a custom-designed front clip.
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Mopar’s Front Portal Axle (8-lug, part number P5155670) is available at a list price of $12,500, and the Rear Portal Axle’s (8-lug, part number P5155671) is $11,000.

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Make it into a regular truck and it would work perfect for hauling around canoes and tandem bikes.
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Doesn't Jeep do this every year? They build some really cool prototype and everyone cums in their pants then it never hits production.
You realize this whole website is catered to people who enjoy looking at and reading about cool, purpose built, one off vehicles- right?

Jeep skunk works guys fully get it. The only JK I've ever liked was that silver light weight job. And yes, that FC concept is so full of cool it's ridiculous.
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Doesn't Jeep do this every year? They build some really cool prototype and everyone cums in their pants then it never hits production.
yup

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Yep.

Would be nice, but I know deep down it'll never happen.
yup




itll never happen. just like how they kept saying there would be a Jeep pickup, and all they came out with was the JK8.


also, im not too familiar with the JKs; can anyone see anything crazy different underneath?? (other than the portals)
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You realize this whole website is catered to people who enjoy looking at and reading about cool, purpose built, one off vehicles- right?

Jeep skunk works guys fully get it. The only JK I've ever liked was that silver light weight job. And yes, that FC concept is so full of cool it's ridiculous.
I do. I never said that the FC wasn't cool I just wish some of the concepts would make it to production for once.
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Hell yes I'd rock one as a work truck. Jeep had the skunkworks JK truck at the car show here a couple weeks back, it was pretty damn sweet. I would seriously consider trading the Frontier on one of them if it were actually available for purchase.
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:44 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Yea it is all good except for that porno red interior.
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Old 03-27-2012, 11:50 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Mopar’s Front Portal Axle (8-lug, part number P5155670) is available at a list price of $12,500, and the Rear Portal Axle’s (8-lug, part number P5155671) is $11,000.

A guy could probably buy two pretty nice Unimogs for that kind of money.
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bored at work, so how bout a half assed expo FC



with the removable half top, could even make it a full walk through, instead of just a 'slide in'
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Give it a 4 cylinder TDI, a couple PTO's, with at least 1 being hydro, and America would have a challenger for the unimog.

Give it a manual trans, and a twin stick, and rip all the silly bells and whistles out of it, and start shipping them to dealerships!

I like the expo idea.
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Fuck no. You want it to rattle itself apart?

It needs a crew cab.
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I'd cut off my left nut with a rusty butter knife for either one of those trucks.
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I'd cut off my left nut with a rusty butter knife for either one of those trucks.
Id be second in line for said castration if they actually built em, but they wont so here i am with a pair of soiled boxers and nothing to show for it.

BTW, I know its a Mopar PN but are those axles ProRocks with portal boxes slapped on?
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Fuck no. You want it to rattle itself apart?

It needs a crew cab.
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