Ordered a 2023 Rubicon 392 today

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After lusting after a Wrangler Rubicon 392 for the past two years I finally decided to take the plunge today, July 1st. I left a deposit on 2023 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 in new for 2023 Earl Clear-Coat w/tow package.

The rumors keep swirling that 2023 will be the last year of 392 production before going the way of the Do Do bird. I had a great 2013 Wrangler ownership experience so that prompted me as well. Let the wait begin…
 
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After lusting after a Wrangler Rubicon 392 for the past two years I finally decided to take the plunge today. I left a deposit on 2023 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392. I had a great 2013 Wrangler ownership experience so that prompted me as well. Let the wait begin…
You won’t regret it! I waited about 5 months but they seem to be building them faster now.
 
Congratulations, there is nothing more fun than one of these. Impatience is the pain in the wait, hang in there.
 
When I learned how much the 392 cost I said to myself "No way in hell I'd spend that on a Jeep." Now the wife wants one.
 
Hi all,

I am new to the forum. I ordered my 2023 White Rubicon 392 Xtreme Recon with SOT on June 28, 2022 working with Renae at Mark Dodge in Lake Charles, LA. She told me 16 -20 weeks to set expectations, but she hoped to delight with an earlier delivery. When I asked, she clarified that the 16 -20 weeks is from the beginning of 2023 Production which she estimated to begin in late August/early September.

Anyone heard any info on when 2023 production will begin? It’s a positive sign that you can now can now build 2023 configs on Jeep.com site.

The wait begins…
 
When I learned how much the 392 cost I said to myself "No way in hell I'd spend that on a Jeep." Now the wife wants one.
Yes, 392’s are crazy expensive. I justified the expense by telling myself it will hold its resale value down the the road.

I read somewhere that Jeep manufactured roughly 7k in 2021 and under 5k in 2022. If 2023 turns out to be the last year for the 392 it will bode well for resale values. I predict the 392 will be a future collectible in 15-20 years.
 
Hi all,

I am new to the forum. I ordered my 2023 White Rubicon 392 Xtreme Recon with SOT on June 28, 2022 working with Renae at Mark Dodge in Lake Charles, LA. She told me 16 -20 weeks to set expectations, but she hoped to delight with an earlier delivery. When I asked, she clarified that the 16 -20 weeks is from the beginning of 2023 Production which she estimated to begin in late August/early September.

Anyone heard any info on when 2023 production will begin? It’s a positive sign that you can now can now build 2023 configs on Jeep.com site.

The wait begins…
Finally Jeep.com has 2023 now? awesome. Congrats on your order. I ordered mine since June 8, still no VIN.
 
When I learned how much the 392 cost I said to myself "No way in hell I'd spend that on a Jeep." Now the wife wants one.
Oh my God... I said the same thing! My wife wants one too. I told her once she drives the 392, her 2dr. Rubicon
will sit in the garage. LOL
 
Finally Jeep.com has 2023 now? awesome. Congrats on your order. I ordered mine since June 8, still no VIN.
Saw your issue regarding no VIN. Have you contacted the dealer? The Jeep tracking order site is not in real time. I was issued a VIN on June 8 but it doesn’t reflect that on the site. Just shows VON.
 
@mini2nut @Samfordhall Welcome, Friends, and congratulations on your orders! Highly recommend you order the half-doors and integrated trail camera: two options many have regretted not ordering after receiving their trucks.

From another great post, you can use these links to find your Build Sheet and Window Sticker. Simply append the VIN number after the ‘=‘ at the end of the link. It will show something like ‘vehicle not found’ early on, but one magical day it will show the details… which means you’re getting closer! Happy Waiting!


 
Saw your issue regarding no VIN. Have you contacted the dealer? The Jeep tracking order site is not in real time. I was issued a VIN on June 8 but it doesn’t reflect that on the site. Just shows VON.
I did. I was advised that it's still sitting in the queue. I tried Jeep Chat also, pretty much same information. They have the order number in the system, but no VIN. It could be maybe because i pretty much checked all the options avalable, too many parts to produce lol, it came out 94K+. I'm still looking around if I find one with a great deal and options I want, I will grab that deal right away lol. It's just hard to find all the options i'm looking for, at least front camera, sky 1 touch and half door with uppers premium out there.
 
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Okay, I waited 14 weeks for my first 392 and after it arrives the XR package becomes available, well for me it was a no brainier to get the XR package. So I waited another 16 weeks for my 392 XR to come in. There is a big difference with the 4:56 gearing and I`m running BFG 37 KO2`S and the performance is so much better than the non XR 392 with 3:73 gearing. This is a huge jump in gearing and it can be felt, Just my opinion, but after putting miles on both I would not go back to 3:73`s AND I can tell you that Raptors and Wranglers do hold their value big time
 
You couldn't pay me to run 4.56 gears in this Jeep.
 
You couldn't pay me to run 4.56 gears in this Jeep.
Why? I have 3.73 and think almost every day I need to change gears for my 35's. From what I am seeing, fuel economy is not really affected but torque on demand is.
 
I can squawk the 35s from a dead stop without the brake torque and squeal them with it. 4.10s might be ok but not 4.56s, the last thing I want to do is shorten it up and burn the tires (and fuel) even more.
 
I would say it all depends on what you plan on doing with your Jeep, I had gone up in tire size to 37"s and according to all of the gearing charts 4:56 gears would be perfect for a 37" or taller tire.
 
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I can squawk the 35s from a dead stop without the brake torque and squeal them with it. 4.10s might be ok but not 4.56s, the last thing I want to do is shorten it up and burn the tires (and fuel) even more.
I can squawk the 35s from a dead stop without the brake torque and squeal them with it. 4.10s might be ok but not 4.56s, the last thing I want to do is shorten it up and burn the tires (and fuel) even more.
I'm new to this site but not new to the off road world. I ordered my 392 last month and can’t wait to do a monster build on it. I've seen quite a few nice rigs on this site and really like some of the ideas people have. I like to look around at you all's rigs to get ideas of do's and don'ts for when my time comes but occasionally someone says something that just makes me feel I need to help out.

@JC, my reply is by no means meant to dog you but maybe open your eyes and help others in their Jeep builds. It’s great that you can "squawk" your tires from a dead stop, XR or non-XR, these are some pretty bad ass Jeeps but there is way more factors involved in having a dialed in Jeep. The correct gearing for your vehicle is super important for the performance and engine/tranny life. These drive trains, especially new vehicles, are so engineered and tuned in for fuel economy, emissions and power. The engine is engineered and tuned to run its best during what’s called a "standard day" condition, meaning that the engine preforms better at set veritable’s during standard day conditions and those are sea level, barometric pressure @ 29.92 and temperature @52F.

Now, match that engineering (the 392 was engineered by the old Viper crew) with the rest of the drive train and configure the vehicle (gears and tire size) to operate at its optimum range, usually @ 65mph or 70mph and the correct engine RPM’s. This will ensure the engine is operating at its correct operating temperature, power range, fuel delivery and emissions output and the easiest way is through the gear set. There are several graphs out there that show what your gearing should be using your tire size and RPM range. The graph will show you what gearing is best for you, if you want better mileage, more power or a balance of power and fuel economy. The best gearing choice is one that’s close to your stock configuration. Having an engine powerful enough to light up 37” tires while running 3.73 gears is awesome but is NOT optimal and putting massive stress on the power train which will catch up with you sooner or later. Now 3.73 gears with 33” tires would put your RPM’s around 2207 to 2470, that gearing is more for fuel economy/balanced power but not near high power range setting and is great for the engine and tranny. But go even further with the same gears running a 37” tire and you’re looking for trouble.

So someone ordering a 392 with the XR package (4.56 gears) and going to run a 37” tire is right one the money. Personally, I feel its well worth the extra $4k just for the gear set alone. Swapping gears usually runs the average person $2k per axle anyway and they don’t have the added cost of buying a different Carrier to go from 3.73’s to 4.56 ring and pinions. But if someone is NOT going to run a tire larger then 33”, the non-XR is the way to go.

Sorry for the long reply but your Jeep is going to treat you the way you set it up.
 
As long as they don't come out with one in Dozer (same as Nacho), I'm good. If they do, I'll be in deep trouble. Just partial to that color. I like the cool colors. Reign and Earl and both welcome additions. Still love my Sarge, but partial to the yellow-orange................
 
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