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Old 11-24-2011, 01:19 AM
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Re: WK2 DownUnder

Hi there, I have the laredo and find with the camera i really dont need the sensors, even my mrs can park it ok without the sensors which concerned before i actually got the car.

I also got custom leather interior through my dealer, very happy with it! Cost me $2500, heat hasnt bothered me yet, i much prefer the cleanliness of the leather over the cloth.

I also like my music loud and find the standard stereo does the job. Id like something better but dont think it is worth the extra money considering the quality of the standard stereo. Thats my opinion anyway




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Thanks for the responses on the leather. I rang a few places today and it looks like around $2500 for some decent leather seats.

I am really leaning towards the Laredo - because I really don't like the fake wood grain colour in the Limited but like the black colour in the Laredo. I'd love to get the factory Sunroof in the Laredo - but am being told I cannot unless I upgrade to the Limited...

So I'm thinking sunroof is too expensive if I have to upgrade to Limited. So I'm looking at Laredo - with Aftermarket Leather Seats.

For those of you who have or know of the Laredo, may I ask...

1. What is the Standard sound system like in the Laredo? and can I upgrade this by going aftermarket if need be?
2. Can I get aftermarket Parking Sensors that are decent?

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Old 11-24-2011, 02:10 AM
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If it is not in the brochure as an option then you cant get it.
Says the man with the saddle interior
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:57 AM
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Says the man with the saddle interior
Yer I was just thinking that lol. Mines gonna be white gold with saddle as well. Next month cannot come soon enough lol
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Old 11-24-2011, 08:07 AM
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Says the man with the saddle interior
Suppose I deserve that.
But it was a late amendment to the options

I cant for the life of me remember were I found that option was available, because the dealers did not know about it. I had to point them to it.

Come on Spentan help me out here!

How did we find out how to order Saddle?
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Old 11-24-2011, 06:37 PM
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Have heard from others that they get taken to a location near the airport for compliance etc before being delivered to the dealer.

For those that are interested it appears that Prixcar are the link between port delivery and the dealer.

Looking at their website they look after storage, compliance, transit repairs and pre-delivery if required.
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Thanks for the replies.

Looks like I'm going to have a look at the Laredo then. If the Reverse Camera does the job, i'll pop down to the dealers and have a listen to the Sound System.

Now it just depends on how long I have to wait.....I heard April recently which made me fall off my chair. Wait another 2-3 months after that and we are talking a 2013 model with MAYBE an 8 speed transmission... I have no idea if that will be better or worse though..
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Suppose I deserve that.
But it was a late amendment to the options

I cant for the life of me remember were I found that option was available, because the dealers did not know about it. I had to point them to it.

Come on Spentan help me out here!

How did we find out how to order Saddle?
lol I saw it on a us one, and the option was on wk2jeeps.com as avail in the us. So I wondered why not try force my dealer to order it with it here. He confirmed with jeep Aus that it was possible. But I had to wait. Still waiting lol
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Old 11-24-2011, 09:12 PM
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Current talk around the Dealers in Sydney is "Order now for May 2012 delivery on a CRD Overland"
There appears to be plenty of Laredo's sitting in the driveway's of dealers at the moment.
I know of a Black Hemi Overland which was ordered and cancelled by the buyer, and now residing at a Sydney dealership. Well, it was unsold as of this morning.
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lol I saw it on a us one, and the option was on wk2jeeps.com as avail in the us. So I wondered why not try force my dealer to order it with it here. He confirmed with jeep Aus that it was possible. But I had to wait. Still waiting lol
I had the same issue with Deep Cherry Red.

None of the dealers new anything about it until I forced the issue with Chrysler Jeep Australia. Within a week an email went out to all the dealers.

Delivery hopefully next week.
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Very disappointed to be told by the dealer that I couldn’t order a Laredo 3.0L V6 CRD with Off-road Adventure II without also taking the Quadra-Lift.
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Old 11-26-2011, 01:45 AM
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Was at a dealer today, and they had the new colour boards.
Both of the 2 blues were included, True Blue and Winter Chill.
This particular dealer also has 2 MY12 Hemi Overland's in stock.(not demo's) Both have the DVD entertainmet systems and the shorter sunroof. Colours are white with beige upholstery, and black with black upholstery. The white does stand out with that beige interior.
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Very disappointed to be told by the dealer that I couldn’t order a Laredo 3.0L V6 CRD with Off-road Adventure II without also taking the Quadra-Lift.
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According to the brochure, that wasn't the case for 2011. We don't yet know what they are going to offer in Oz for 2012 but I notice that for 2012 models in the States, they include Quadra-lift with the ORA-II but not with ORA-I. Maybe you should ask for ORA-I.
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