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Old 10-15-2013, 07:46 AM
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Re: JNAP Plant Tour

Thanks Shannon for sharing the pics.

If the boys at JNAP are reading this (and I assume they are) plenty of us Aussies would love a tour wink wink

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Old 10-15-2013, 07:51 AM
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Well like I told another member (Beski) a few weeks ago when he was coming to Detroit, they ARE considering doing an owners event. And it would most likely be more thorough than what I was able to provide.. I think you guys should all reach out to Chrysler and petition them to follow thru and set something up. There's just too much demand for them not to. And it's good PR.

But if (for whatever reason) they don't, then next year I'll try to get a few more coworkers to participate so more ppl can come.
An owners tour would be very cool. Great pictures shannon.
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Old 10-15-2013, 08:06 AM
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Well like I told another member (Beski) a few weeks ago when he was coming to Detroit, they ARE considering doing an owners event. And it would most likely be more thorough than what I was able to provide.. I think you guys should all reach out to Chrysler and petition them to follow thru and set something up. There's just too much demand for them not to. And it's good PR.

But if (for whatever reason) they don't, then next year I'll try to get a few more coworkers to participate so more ppl can come.
Completely agree! Very good publicity for them, and Jeep has such an engaged group. I hope somebody at corporate gets to hear about a bunch of guys that flew to the plant to see something they haven't even purchased yet!!!

Can you imagine how engaged those owners will be

Thank you again to Shannon, Brainstormer Vtail and especially Chevy and Marlon for making this one of the most engaging and exciting vehicle purchases of a lifetime.... and it ain't over yet!
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Re: JNAP Plant Tour

Looks like it was a lot of fun! Thanks for the pictures and letting us live vicariously through you all

PS...I want that Jeep Truck!
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Old 10-15-2013, 08:58 AM
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Completely agree! Very good publicity for them, and Jeep has such an engaged group. I hope somebody at corporate gets to hear about a bunch of guys that flew to the plant to see something they haven't even purchased yet!!!

Can you imagine how engaged those owners will be

Thank you again to Shannon, Brainstormer Vtail and especially Chevy and Marlon for making this one of the most engaging and exciting vehicle purchases of a lifetime.... and it ain't over yet!
Something that would be very special would be an invitation to the plant to watch"your" ordered Jeep go down the line. You could see your Jeep being created.
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Re: JNAP Plant Tour

Thanks for posting. A great inside look at some of what goes on in JNAP.

Very cool to see Durangos and JGC mixed in on the line.

Thanks to Marlon and Chevboy for helping make this happen too, and thumbs up and thanks to the entire crew at JNAP for building our vehicles.
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Re: JNAP Plant Tour

Thanks for sharing all those photos, Shannon! What a wonderful opportunity that was for you and the others to enjoy seeing how our great vehicles are made as well as to meet some of the super folks who make it all possible.

That was very kewel that they had all those vintage and other unique vehicles on display, too.
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Thanks. Just great. Surprised they allowed photos with all their "secret" methods used at JNAP.
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Nice pictures, especially with the different types of metal all color-coded. Where can I get one of these?

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Old 10-15-2013, 11:12 AM
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Thanks. Just great. Surprised they allowed photos with all their "secret" methods used at JNAP.
When we walked in, there was a sign saying no cameras so I was really bummed. We put the camera away (Thank god Chevy's wife had a purse big enough to put a kitchen sink in), then walked 50 feet to the Jeep body that everybody was signing (we all put our "John Hancock" on it too). One of the security guards asked if we wanted to take a picture buy the Jeep. Of course the answer was yes. We then asked if we could take pictures throughout the plant, and he said yes. I took this as my opportunity to snap away - I think you guys would have flogged and beaten me had I not come back with pictures for you.
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Awesome pics, thanks for taking the time to post. There were a couple of pics you took that really showed how huge the plant is. Thanks again.
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Re: JNAP Plant Tour

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Well like I told another member (Beski) a few weeks ago when he was coming to Detroit, they ARE considering doing an owners event. And it would most likely be more thorough than what I was able to provide.. I think you guys should all reach out to Chrysler and petition them to follow thru and set something up. There's just too much demand for them not to. And it's good PR.

But if (for whatever reason) they don't, then next year I'll try to get a few more coworkers to participate so more ppl can come.
Thanks for all you've done for us on the forum! I would certainly enjoy taking a tour through the plant if it becomes available.
You've been more than helpful in trying to inform a bunch of people who are obsessing over our babies that are soon to arrive.
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