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Old 02-04-2013, 08:58 PM
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So unless I'm missing something I can't get leather in the Laredo. Too bad. I'm really missing the X package. Not a price issue to go for the Limited but I really don't like chrome. Sadly this is a showstopper for me.
Getting aftermarket leather is relatively easy and it's unlikely that your dealer can't make it happen. Check out this thread for an example:

Before and After Katzkin leather upgrade
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:50 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Whoa! Things are really picking up over here!

Getting closer and closer to normal! What a great start for the week!

I'm sure people loved it when things were slow but BACK TO WORK!!
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:01 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

28/hr Saturday, 46/hr today!
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Old 02-04-2013, 10:06 PM
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Thanks for the update Marlon.



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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Getting aftermarket leather is relatively easy and it's unlikely that your dealer can't make it happen. Check out this thread for an example:

Before and After Katzkin leather upgrade
this^ Mopar used Katzkins for their vehicles for sema and for special editions.
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28/hr Saturday, 46/hr today!
Thanks Marlon! What's the ratio of GC to Durango?
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28/hr Saturday, 46/hr today!
Nice! And the plant runs 20 hours a day except on Sundays?
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Old 02-04-2013, 11:30 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Whoa! Things are really picking up over here!

Getting closer and closer to normal! What a great start for the week!

I'm sure people loved it when things were slow but BACK TO WORK!!

Awesome! CAN'T WAIT to start seeing these things on the lots.
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Whoa! Things are really picking up over here!

Getting closer and closer to normal! What a great start for the week!

I'm sure people loved it when things were slow but BACK TO WORK!!
Great news. Let's hope it stays that way, thanks for keeping us posted Marlon.
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cant wait for you guys to start getting your 14s in! its some time away but im anxious to see the performance figures!
If shipments get released on the 22nd of this month like the latest e-mail to dealers suggests, I think we might start seeing people here get theirs by early March, which is only a month away.

Might see performance figures before that, the "media embargo" (presumably on reviews for the 2014s) is supposed to be lifted on the 25th of this month.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Yes. Plant runs 20 hrs/day, 6-7 days per week. Sometimes we do run ONE shift on a Sunday.

I haven't paid attention to the ratio. I don't have to, as part of my job, if anyone was wondering why I'm always guessing the ratio. Hehe
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Need opinion from all of you. Do you think a brilliant black 2014 Overland with 2012 Overland wheels done in PVD chrome, and with brilliant black mirror caps and handles would look good? Or is the front end going to have too much chrome, especially down low? And then I should just wait and hope they make a blacked out Overland special edition of some kind.
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