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Re: WK2 DownUnder

I tried out the heated wheel and it got hot, it is a gimmick in our climate.
The vented seats however are unreal, as is the ACC and auto wipers.
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

Well 246 days later or exactly 8 months since the 18th of March and we "Should" be picking up the Overland tommorow Fingers crossed all goes well and the wait has been worth it
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Old 11-17-2011, 04:49 AM
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Good luck oztj!

Bob I agree. I have the same dilemma with my options. The skid plates might need to wait a day or so.....
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

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The Laredo has got to be the best buy. It comes in under the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) with sufficient room for options. Once you go up in model specs, you are in LCT territory and you pay a third more for those nice to have but don't need bits. Heated steering wheel, you have got to be kidding! Even heated seats, I've driven cars in winter with no heating and my arse was the least cold part of my body. I wanted side steps. That would have pushed me into LCT and the fitted cost plus GST and LCT would have been $2,025. I can buy the side steps from the Aussie Mopar e-store (https://www.mopar.com.au/Pages/Store/Cart.aspx) for $849.06 and fit them myself, no LCT. That's what I'll do as soon as the beast arrives.
Agree, heated seats and steering wheel will never be used on mine but some of the other gimmicks will be quite useful.

Btw you can cut another 40% of the side steps cost if you order them from China. Mine are patiently waiting in the box for the car to be fitted to
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:19 AM
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Well 246 days later or exactly 8 months since the 18th of March and we "Should" be picking up the Overland tommorow Fingers crossed all goes well and the wait has been worth it
Finally.
Did you find out what the holdup was?
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Finally.
Did you find out what the holdup was?
No actual word what the holdup was, they were blaming the pre delivery centre.

anyway, I finally have the jeep at home now and is as great to drive as expected.

ALTHOUGH I already have two major issues

Jeep came with different coloured wood trim, I was supposed to have the medium olive all round but instead got the medium olive steering wheel and black olive on the rest of the dash / doors

2nd, I am already experiencing the "quadralift is cooling down, please wait" message and it has trouble going all the way up to "off road 2".

So as you could expect I'm half excited to finally have it and half pissed off that I'm still having isssues with this car, They were suppossed to be over yesterday
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Old 11-18-2011, 04:24 PM
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Hi OzTJ,

Sorry to hear you are having issues. Does your VIN match the vehicle that you were tracking?

I see yours was built around the time of the supply issue with the steering wheels. I don't recall the solution but you might find it in the attached threads.

Wrong SUMMIT steering wheel = Limited or Overland purchase instead...???
Sit-Rep.. 2012 Summit Steering Wheels

RE quadralift - after reading all the threads - i'd recommend taking it back to the dealer and getting them to check the nitrogen pressure - you might avoid damage to the compressor if you can rectify this asap.

I imagine that after 246 days of reading posts on this forum i'm sure i'm not telling you anything you don't already know but just in case.....

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Re: WK2 DownUnder

As above.
There was a supply issue for the steering wheels
the US guys are getting them replaced as they come available.

Great you got it.

Bummer you got trouble.

It must put your guts up in your throat.
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On a lighter note.

GC Ted is happy with his new booster seat.

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Shouldn't GC Ted be out of the plastic by now? A bear's gotta breathe!
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Hi Does anyone know where I can find a build sheet or similar showing the options available for the Laredo, apart from the brochure? In particular are tow packs or trailer prep packs available and what do they add?

The best I get from the dealer is, "We can add a tow bar". Am I expecting to much?

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Hi Does anyone know where I can find a build sheet or similar showing the options available for the Laredo, apart from the brochure? In particular are tow packs or trailer prep packs available and what do they add?

The best I get from the dealer is, "We can add a tow bar". Am I expecting to much?



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