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Old 09-10-2013, 09:29 PM
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I visited the General Manager of my dealer today armed with the knowledge I've gained from this forum. I asked him if there was anything he could do about the soon to expire cash incentive and he said he would "see what he could do". I then mentioned most folks on this forum were paying 1 to 5% below Invoice for their CRDs and I wasn't happy with my deal. He dropped a $1000 off the purchase price I'd negotiated when I placed the order August 12th stating he wanted me to be a "happy" customer. Thanks guys
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:30 PM
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There's more to the story..
Great, another tease to keep us up all night....spill the beans or keep them in the can.....
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:33 PM
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That's bc Charlevoix yard is storage and shipping.. It's divided. Everything that goes there is NOT going to be shipping 'soon.' Which makes it ideal. It's accessible to the plant, yet big enough to hold every NAFTA CRD we've built so far. All the while providing enough space for the other cars to ship.

The other yard (Kercheval) is owned by Cassens. They put whatever they want over there. All makes. But currently it's full of our stuff as well.
Well they do look like they are piling up the way the Cherokees did (another plant I know). I made my comment that they are there so they can be brought back in etc. but I will not make any further speculations about why at this point. I just know as far as I see the release is pretty soon.
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I have no doubt about that. I would just like to know what it is.
I had a long post abt this a while back, but I don't feel like looking for it. But basically new launches don't ship for about a month, regardless of whether or not there's a problem.. 1.) It's a QC thing. 2.) It's a volume build up/heavy market infusion thing..

Happens with all launches.
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and you also know he can't tell you that....

But we ask anyway to feed the obsessions.

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I had a long post abt this a while back, but I don't feel like looking for it. But basically new launches don't ship for about a month, regardless of whether or not there's a problem.. 1.) It's a QC thing. 2.) It's a volume build up/heavy market infusion thing..

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Ahemmm.... Durango?
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I had a long post abt this a while back, but I don't feel like looking for it. But basically new launches don't ship for about a month, regardless of whether or not there's a problem.. 1.) It's a QC thing. 2.) It's a volume build up/heavy market infusion thing..

Happens with all launches.
Thanks for the update
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I had a long post abt this a while back, but I don't feel like looking for it. But basically new launches don't ship for about a month, regardless of whether or not there's a problem.. 1.) It's a QC thing. 2.) It's a volume build up/heavy market infusion thing..

Happens with all launches.
So if they are expected to sit for a month are the estimated delivery dates that are just a couple weeks out not worth anything?
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So if they are expected to sit for a month are the estimated delivery dates that are just a couple weeks out not worth anything?
Hence my comparison to the Durango Track.... I seen them all get pushed back 4-6 days then all the sudden they went.

I know from the initial orders of the Durangos those only sat for a couple of weeks (in relative comparison).
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Ahemmm.... Durango?
Durango's were in production before the diesels. '14 Durango's didn't ship immediately after launch either.
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As a side note.... we are at nearly 2500 posts in this thread. The entire Jeep Order Status thread is only at 2922... boy we know how to keep ourselves busy!
It's called total obsession. Obviously us CRD "soon to be" owners are diehards. Kinda neat with all the camaraderie between all of us. Really a nice forum to be involved with. Feel like I spend more time in here talking with all of you than I do with my own family. I suppose I could call all of you my second family
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