This Week In Jeep: [0:02:30]
If you’re a die hard Jeeper you’ve probably already heard this story, but it is something we didn’t want the Jeep Talk Show listeners to miss! The global head of design for Fiat Chrysler Automotives, FCA, is being called a hero. I’m speaking of Ralph Gilles. No not for his design of the new Cherokee, or the new Renegade but for what he did on his own personal time. Early this past Sunday morning Gilles pulled up to an accident between two Ford vehicles.
FCA to Drop Diesel Engines
Well apparently fuel economy and power and torque aren’t important to FCA because they are dropping diesel engines! What? But they just announced that the new Jeep Wrangler JL would have a diesel option later this year? Not to worry FCA is talking about their diesel cars, and since FCA doesn’t offer any cars in North America we, and the vast amount of our audience won’t be affected.
Jeep Talk Show Amazon Echo Alexa Skill
We here at the Jeep Talk Show are very excited to announce that we were selected to be one of the very first podcasts at Libsyn to be available on their new Amazon Echo skill! If you are an Echo owner you’ll soon be able to listen to full episodes of the Jeep Talk Show on ANY of your Amazon Echos or Amazon Echo enabled devices! In the next couple of weeks you’ll be able to say “Alexa, tell Jeep Talk Show to play latest episode.”
Contributor Segment [0:09:20]
Gary with NWJeepCast shares an interview with TreadLightly while at King of the Hammers!
The 4×4 Radio Network [0:14:03]
The Jeep Talk Show is a proud member of the 4×4 Radio Network. Just visit 4x4RadioNetwork.com and learn more about The 4×4 Podcast, Centre Steer Podcast, and Trailchasers Podcast! And our most recent show on the network is the On the Trail Podcast!
Wrangler Talk: [0:14:48]
Top 5 Must Have Fluids to Take Off Road
Top 5 Must have Fluids to take on the trail. Again I don’t have a whole lot of experience with this, so I reached out to my fellow Jeepers for their suggestions on the fluids to take with you on the trails.
#5 Differential (gear oil) /Transmission or Gas
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