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Old 03-29-2013, 12:41 PM
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Spotted a Test Mule Today

It was in the parking lot of Luray Caverns in Virginia. It had a WK2 rear (hatch, flipper glass, taillights), but WK2.5 front clip and interior. Wonder what they're testing?







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Old 03-29-2013, 12:53 PM
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Re: Spotted a Test Mule Today

Look like a front fascia conversion kit for 2011-2013?? Such a thing?

Those are the 2011 thru 2013 headlights
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:45 PM
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A test mule of that?? It is like a mix of yrs.
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Re: Spotted a Test Mule Today

Maybe it was a test of interior features (8.4 radio etc) in the old (2013) body? Does Jeep do that? Do they sell oddball test vehicles after they are done?
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Maybe that was built just as they finished the 13's and started the 14's and someone mixed up the parts. Lol. Interesting find tho.
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Re: Spotted a Test Mule Today

Something about that picture that reminds me of a Johnny Cash song...

"I got it one piece at a time And it didn't cost me a dime"
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The interior was a mixed bag too. It had the new radio and center stack but last year's SRT8 steering wheel.


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Look like a front fascia conversion kit for 2011-2013?? Such a thing?

Those are the 2011 thru 2013 headlights
Well, at least we now know that the 11-13 headlights fit the '14s. For those that just can't take the sight of the black plastic piece....
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Re: Spotted a Test Mule Today

Maybe testing the new "Hellcat" engine?
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Why does this have to be something they are currently testing for the future. Why can't this be a test mule they used to test in preparation for production of the WK2.5 ?


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Why does this have to be something they are currently testing for the future. Why can't this be a test mule they used to test in preparation for production of the WK2.5 ?
Could be. Who knows? The only difference between the two sets of pics is that the one I posted has a Selec Terrain knob. The one you posted has the cubby hole.
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