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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Do tell- how highly secured are SRT specific parts i.e. Brembos and the forged wheels?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Do tell- how highly secured are SRT specific parts i.e. Brembos and the forged wheels?
Not "highly" secured at all.. It's just another trim. Nobody who's been there any stretch of time really sees any difference in the cars. And when people have been fired for stealing toilet paper, there's no need to secure the parts... It's all a matter of reading a build sheet, and installing parts. That's it. Everything is out in the open. After all, anyone in the plant is supposed to be there. And SRTs, though they cost YOU more, don't award US any extra money when we build em. Therefore, they don't get any more special treatment than the rest. Thats just being honest. They're all held to the same QC standards. There ain't no slacking just bc this car is a Laredo, and that one is an SRT. Unt'un..
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:41 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Did you guys decide where you're going to sign our cars?

If under the hood would be too obvious, how about the bottom edge of the tailgate?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

So you could hook a brotha up? J/K
You actually answered that like a factory representitive would! Are you a union steward or something?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

You couldn't pay someone to throw in some SRT stuff for you, bc everything is computerized and sequenced now.. Back in the day, when all the parts were hand selected by people, and taken at will, maybe, but now, what's on line is what the computer has already predetermined is needed and therefore delivered by ppl like Marlon, per the build sequence..

Some things like seats and IPs come right off the truck in sequence, and go straight to the line!.. Trying to work in a favor for someone would throw EVERYTHING off, and create a massive QC debacle all over Assembly.. And the end result would be Marlon looking for a new job.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

SRT* did you bite the bullet and order a White Overland?
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Yes I finally sucked it up! I went with white since its the one color I've never owned and I can have extreme contrast when I get bored and change up the exterior.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Are you a union steward or something?
Now why you gotta go and insult me like that man!?.. I know you didn't just accuse me of being pro-UAW!???

The only unions I support are those that actually, idk, represent the will and best interests of the damn people! The UAW is DEFINITELY taxation without representation. This ain't my grandpa's UAW, that's for sure..
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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You couldn't pay someone to throw in some SRT stuff for you, bc everything is computerized and sequenced now.. Back in the day, when all the parts were hand selected by people, and taken at will, maybe, but now, what's on line is what the computer has already predetermined is needed and therefore delivered by ppl like Marlon, per the build sequence..

Some things like seats and IPs come right off the truck in sequence, and go straight to the line!.. Trying to work in a favor for someone would throw EVERYTHING off, and create a massive QC debacle all over Assembly.. And the end result would be Marlon looking for a new job.
MY stuff comes straight off the truck, pre-sequenced too!

Can we PLEASE not talk about the UAW? I'm getting a headache.
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Did you guys decide where you're going to sign our cars?

If under the hood would be too obvious, how about the bottom edge of the tailgate?
Mine would definitely be UNDER something. Anything else would be way too obvious.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Are any of the higher ups driving 14's yet?
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Well considering anywhere I sign it will only get stripped when they get dunked in the solvent tank, I'll just go over to Assembly and sign the plastic seats.. Take a picture of it as a keepsake for yourself, then it should wipe right off with a little Simple Green.
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