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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-19-2013, 05:49 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yeah seems a bit on the nose. If water could enter the old sealed units, then it would have to be able to get out. Also no other car maker seems to have this issue with their sealed lights. 130k ks...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-19-2013, 07:26 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Monday I spent an hour on the phone talking to one of the execs at CJA. They do actually exist and will actually talk to you!

It was all too little too late as the order for the alternate vehicle...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-12-2013, 06:22 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Speaking of Jeep bashing of Facebook, saw this gem and while the excitement you guys are feeling and the fact that you will soon actually get to drive your Jeeps has me green with envy, this little...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-12-2013, 12:55 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I know where there will be a Max Steel Laredo CRD with QL and Adventure Pack 2 tow bar ect and a sunroof. The car I am no longer collecting in Cairns delivery end of next month. Arrives in Au 2/7...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 08:16 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Only a little bit, like this from Monday :D and we were not getting serious, wait or the pics after we pick up the new truck (not using the N word) on the 23rd happiness is a dirty 4x4,a barbie in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 07:23 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Very wise words. When you are the only show in town, in a sellers market, then you dictate the rules. There is no one else to go too. Hence us checking out the competition before we spoke harshly to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 07:13 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes Yes Werribee Jeep that is what I meant, my bad, I was too lazy to go look it up on my PMs. They were really helpful and willing to work with me so that even if the vehicle was shipped to me, we...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 06:32 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the support. While I am busy defaming poor innocent Chrysler employees and making life justly hard for them, I thought I would go all the way. I have written to Ms Klara Leach Director...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 06:18 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I totally agree. Buying ANY brand can be hit and mis. We used to turn over work cars every 40,000ks and it was amazing how different two XR8 Falcons could be! Some you didn't want to give back, other...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 05:34 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Wow this escalated quickly.

Lets clarify my stance.

Re the email from Anne Tanner. Not given is "good faith" but just forwarded no one said what I could or could not do with it. This is a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2013, 12:23 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well that is the end of that. :giveup:
Terrible service from Jeep Au since October 2012.
Now the dealer has refused to offer anything to win us back to the brand, partly they state because I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2013, 07:38 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

That is does, and hopefully Jeep Au will have learned something from this launch and the negative customer response. Hope you have smoother sailing this time round.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2013, 07:09 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Holly crap I thought I was just buying a car! Now I think I will need personalised plates ENTERPRISE or TARDIS or SERENITY or some SiFi thing like that.

These are the voyages the the Jeep Grand...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2013, 05:44 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Anybody able to tell me what is included in the AFF Luxury Group is that the same as Lux II or something else?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Was the Mrs who spat it with Jeep, but after the meeting I had with the Local GM Saturday, they are trying to make amends. Speaking to her on Tuesday and have to see what they come up with. Her beef...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2013, 07:41 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Boys and Girls. While we all like a good whinge I thought I would have a shot taking some action. Below is a copy of the email I sent today too two heads of Marketing at Jeep in the US. Maybe...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2013, 07:26 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Webber and Fully Loaded are spot on I think. Snuke has a point about people taking some responsibility for their purchase but, in this case it is tough. Even now with some customers actually able to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2013, 07:03 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Apparently, if anything we are told is to be believed. Cameras are a part of the Australian spec. The 2012 Laredo I drove had the camera but not wired up as pre delivery had not been fully completed....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 11:37 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Gold Coast Jeep let you see a 2014!? I was told there was a state wide embargo until June 16th. Did you get any pics?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 08:38 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

If anyone feels like having a vent, I came across some contact information for two of the head PR, Customer Service people at Jeep US.
Hespen@chrysler.com and todd.goyer@chrysler.com
May be a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 08:30 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

It is very common for Unregistered Vehicle Permits to be used for this exact reason. Ensure that the issuing authority endorses it for interstate travel if required. The permit will specify a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 06:15 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Did any of you folks from Victoria manage to snap some pics of the new Laredo? really odd you guys can see them in the metal in the showroom but the Aussie Jeep website still has nothing :wtf:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 09:19 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Wow awesome, CRD or petrol? Can you PM me a copy of the quote?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 09:18 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes I think this all got a little turned around. Just typing it onto the page maybe won't carry much weight, but a copy of a dealer quote may help to get dealers to price match. Although if Jeep are...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 09:05 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

See my post about what a good old fashioned dummy spit can do for you. We have gone from "too bad so sad" two days ago to having the Managing Director of the dealership on the phone wanting to know...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 02:05 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Further to my previous post, what is the best price anyone has heard on a 2014 Laredo? Just for bargaining chips.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 02:00 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

If that is for a 2014 model that is a steal!!!! even 2012 models are still advertised for well over that!! :eek:Just make sure of what model you are getting and the specifications.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2013, 01:57 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well wonders will never cease. Got a call today from the MD of our local dealership. Big outfit that do Holden/HSV, Mitsubishi/Ralliart, Jeep/Chrysler/Fiat/Alfa and Isuzu. He was not a happy camper...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-07-2013, 08:06 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mate, follow our lead and pull the pin. Not getting treated well, go elsewhere. If they can't provide a delivery date they cannot hold you to ANY commitment you may have made. As we discovered...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-07-2013, 08:01 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Oh well kind and helpful people of the Jeep Garage no Jeep for us. Wife contacted our local Jeep dealer Irelands of Cairns. They still, with vehicles being delivered to other dealers had no idea...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 10:31 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Perhaps Ms Tanner should have gone with my Old Aunts adage. "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and prove it."

:lol:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 08:18 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

No the tone was not good saying.
They do not have access to any of the Vessel systems therefore cannot generate any correct information on which car might be on which Vessel
Forums are great...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 07:29 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yes :clap: and to this point Jeep Garage has actually done Jeep AU a huge favor. Before finding this forum, we knew nothing and would have cancelled our order weeks ago, simply because we had no idea...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 06:09 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Points taken, more bad news. Turns out it wasn't the lease company that specified 2013 build. SG Fleet said yesterday "Your quote as you have identified was a 2012 and that is the basis of our...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Things are looking grim for us actually becoming Jeep owners. Wife spoke with the dealer yesterday and all all she got was the runaround and excuses. The dealer blamed Jeep, the Lease Company, even...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 04:37 PM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Okay you want facts....

Anne Tanner
Sales Coordinator - Northern Region
{moderator edit}

As for talking up my ride, Perhaps I would if I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2013, 01:13 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Angry Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well I ordered a 2012 Jeep. For reasons that no one can explain to me, they could not provide it and it has to be a 2013 plate, ie a 2014. That was the FIRST like it or lump it from Jeep. No specs no...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2013, 08:18 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yours is an easy one. If you don't need 4X4 buy the Holden I would in a Heartbeat. Better still, go to HSV and still have money left over compared with the SRT and have MORE POWER AND TORQUE!.
•...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2013, 07:53 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Okay Jeep fans. I have a dilemma and need your help.
Laredo CRD is FINALLY on the boat headed to OZ.

However all the shit Jeep have put us all through and my run in with the now infamus Anne...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2013, 07:37 AM
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Posted By AlanQld
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hit your dealer up for an E Number. Tell the dealer if you don't get a number within 48 hours you will cancel the order. Magically they appear.
My Maximum Steel Laredo CRD is on the Tampa on it's...
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