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Is Black the only way to go?

I ordered a black overland ETA Mid December but I've since noticed that all orders coming in are Black whether it be a Laredo, Laredo X, Limited, or Overland. I feel that this color is the sharpest but at the same time I don't want to see 10 of them on my way to work in the morning. The uniqueness factor will drop significantly...of course mine will be an overland whereas 85% will be Laredo's. But still...

I liked driving around in my 06 overland and seeing another GC in the distance...I'd be like "I bet it ain't no overland" and sure enough, it wasn't...he cheaped out and got the Limited...or Laredo...don't deny...you all know what I mean!

It's nice having the top of the line model...but with Overland's coming in cheaper then a fully packaged Limited...it seems like the next step will be for everyone to own a Black Overland. I find the previous generation Jeeps to be more rare on the streets then what we will soon see on the streets with the 2011 models and beyond...because realistically a redesign will not occur until at least 2016.

What's your take?

Black is the way to go obviously in my opinion if you are not a ocd dust maniac but I wish there were other good color choices...like an improved crystal mineral grey pearlcoat or something...or even that off green/silver color that some range rovers have.
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Old 10-22-2010, 06:02 PM
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

I love black, but after having it as my last 2 color choices I just don't want to deal with it NEVER being clean. I went with stone white this time....I just don't think you can pick a wrong color in the 2011 JGC!!
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

Want to know what I think? I think it is a shame that the Jeep legend has been so gentrified that owners are now worried about being unique based on how much they spent or the color of their paint. Use to be real Jeeps were built not purchased and what separated a true Jeeper from a poser happened after the original purchase. Guess those days are long gone.

So buy what you want in the color that makes you happy and if you see too many similar Jeeps on your daily drive, trade it in for the latest, greatest, rarest color vehicle du jour.
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

It's all about the Dark Charcoal!
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Want to know what I think? I think it is a shame that the Jeep legend has been so gentrified that owners are now worried about being unique based on how much they spent or the color of their paint. Use to be real Jeeps were built not purchased and what separated a true Jeeper from a poser happened after the original purchase. Guess those days are long gone.
well said. more than thinking youve got the next best model, i think its more a testament to your vehicle if you've spent the time making upgrades to it, detailing it yourself, and making it your own.

Who cares if you've got a stock overland? two tone seats dont float my boat like a CAI and catback on a limited would.
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

Black is the only way to go.... :flamesuit:
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

Green ones are the fastest. I'm just saying, is all!

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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

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...of course mine will be an overland whereas 85% will be Laredo's....
Limited vs Overland...name the differences on the exterior! Except for the silly oval badge on the rear, they are the same. Even the Laredos are difficult to spot unless you look for the mirror caps. Why is it that so many are asking unknown persons to choose a color for them???
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

Blackberry with saddle brown interior will give instant hard ons to all
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

The new jeep looks awesome in black. My last 3 cars were black. Awesome color when its clean but I've had enough. No matter how clean you keep it it will show everything. Silver is my color now and I don't have to worry about what I can't see, so much less stressful
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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

Yes. Black is the only way to go.

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Re: Is Black the only way to go?

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Want to know what I think? I think it is a shame that the Jeep legend has been so gentrified that owners are now worried about being unique based on how much they spent or the color of their paint. Use to be real Jeeps were built not purchased and what separated a true Jeeper from a poser happened after the original purchase. Guess those days are long gone.

So buy what you want in the color that makes you happy and if you see too many similar Jeeps on your daily drive, trade it in for the latest, greatest, rarest color vehicle du jour.
I am with Joe In PA. Wooden steering wheel clearly gives Overland owners a woody...
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