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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Marlon,

If someone guesses it (or already guessed it), are you going to confirm it?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Is there a Liberkee coming out?
Or is the Liberkee the new Cherokee?

If a Liberkee is coming out, would it be on the Grand Cherokee platform?

If so, then that's my guess.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Is there a Liberkee coming out?
Or is the Liberkee the new Cherokee?

If a Liberkee is coming out, would it be on the Grand Cherokee platform?

If so, then that's my guess.
I had an 07 liberty; that was a lot of fun to drive... I never knew why so many people did not like them. For the money, I thought it was a great bargain.
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Old 05-15-2013, 02:44 PM
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I had an 07 liberty; that was a lot of fun to drive... I never knew why so many people did not like them. For the money, I thought it was a great bargain.
My '07 Liberty was great ... just a little too small.


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Old 05-15-2013, 04:33 PM
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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They wouldn't do a Pilot build for BluRay players, plus, those are already set to be added to the lineup.

Has to be pretty major for a Pilot.
Yes they would when it requires a new wiring harness.



There are some other changes as well but nothing tangible.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Is there a Liberkee coming out?
Or is the Liberkee the new Cherokee?

If a Liberkee is coming out, would it be on the Grand Cherokee platform?

If so, then that's my guess.
Liberkee is KL Cherokee. TNAP product. We wouldn't be building it. It's way too small to go down our line anyway.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Yes they would when it requires a new wiring harness.



There are some other changes as well but nothing tangible.
So, a new Pilot for an option within the JGC?
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Yes they would when it requires a new wiring harness.



There are some other changes as well but nothing tangible.
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So, a new Pilot for an option within the JGC?
Well, it did make sense to me, it required a process change in multiple points in the assembly process. That is the other reason I thought Marlon was talking BluRay.... I just wasn't positive the harness wasn't planned in the initial build but it is possible the specification wasn't complete yet.

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Well, it did make sense to me, it required a process change in multiple points in the assembly process. That is the other reason I thought Marlon was talking BluRay.... I just wasn't positive the harness wasn't planned in the initial build but it is possible the specification wasn't complete yet.

Kewl.
I still don't think it's the BluRay player.

Why the hell would they wait until now to do a Pilot on something that's available in July?

Seems like you'd want that all figured out, I dunno.. before you launched the sales event for it?
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Willx is a very smart guy.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Grats Will

That's unnerving they didn't have that all in place and tested months ago to me though.
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That's scary.

You need to pilot builds a month and a half before they go on sale?

Grats Will...

But man, that's unnerving they didn't have that all in place and tested months ago.
No worries, get lots wrong just ask my wife!

Pilot build is the LAST step after fit and test, it is simply the first run and an evaluation of that run. To my very light understanding it is needed in "process" changes.... What level of process change is defined at the manufacturer but a Pilot build would in many cases be right before "normal" production if all goes well.
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