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Old 04-16-2013, 12:35 AM   #10951
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Congrats to all! I seem to be the longest from D to D1 (aside from the eaaaarly pre-sells) 27 days, probably going to be the longest D1 to F But remaining positive!

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I know Pat said wranglers go offline in July, but when is the last day you can place an order for a 10A?

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I know Pat said wranglers go offline in July, but when is the last day you can place an order for a 10A?
Dunno .. Last order showing on the spreadsheet is 4/11 .. I tried on 4/13 but was turned away .. was firm on an unlimited manual though
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p.s. - How you like them Black Walls?!? BTW, VOTS still shows KZL...
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NICE, NICE, NICE ... I really like the painted top, black fenders and black walls..



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Ok question ?? 2 door 10a people , prem soft top sunrider on our jeeps hinge in the middle of the door . My 08 2 door sunrider top hinged behind the door, why is the new top only half as big.
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The hole is to small : (
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:09 AM   #10957
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I'll be opening the bumper up later this week. Essentially there is no plate behind the bumper for winch mounting. The bumper has an opening in it for the fairlead and is smooth on the back side of that.

It appears there will be a plate needed between the frame rails for mounting the winch. It's similar to a C-channel steel bumper mounted on a standard rubicon, with a special steel skid beneath it.

I'll need to find or fab a plate between the frame rails for winch mounting. As far as instructions from Chrysler, I've yet to even find instructions on the removable bumper end caps. They are easy enough to figure out with no instructions, but the way manufacturers usually are with overkill on instructions, I figured there would be some info. No info on the front bumper at all with any of the paperwork or in the printed owners manual I requested from Jeep.
I thought my dealer said that there was a 10th anniversary winch? Does anyone know if and when they are available? We took the sides off the bumpers last night... Now it totally needs a winch...

Also, is anyone doing spacers and if so what size?

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Old 04-16-2013, 05:40 AM   #10958
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I thought my dealer said that there was a 10th anniversary winch? Does anyone know if and when they are available? We took the sides off the bumpers last night... Now it totally needs a winch...
Jeep (or more specifically, Pat, I think?) indicated that the hold up was something to do with Warn waiting to release some information? And then Jeep was waiting on Warn before making any information public.

Or something like that.
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:05 AM   #10959
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I have a new love (don't tell the wife!)...She's tall, dark, and tough, with a warm, soft side as well. And she commands attention from girls and guys alike! Can't keep their eyes off her!

Here is another shot of her up on the transport. They were kind enough to load this poor guys' 2ARA in front of her to protect her from the bugs and grime coming down the road.

Attachment 236755

Finally got to her after 7pm tonight, so it was dark when we first met. Here's a couple pics to satiate the hunger, with more to come in coming days:

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I have a case of permagrin, and can safely say this beast has wiped away all the frustration, angst and turmoil of the past few months. Was so tempted to stay up late and dress her up in some of the mods I've accumulated, but I've got to work early, and we'll have plenty of time together. She's truly a Keeper!

I can safely say to all those still waiting, it IS worth it!

p.s. - How you like them Black Walls?!? BTW, VOTS still shows KZL...
your night time pics are awesome..like the black wall look too! congratulations!!!
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:51 AM   #10960
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Ok question ?? 2 door 10a people , prem soft top sunrider on our jeeps hinge in the middle of the door . My 08 2 door sunrider top hinged behind the door, why is the new top only half as big.
I haven't put my soft top on, but on my '12 I just pushed/folded the fabric back to make the opening larger.
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Old 04-16-2013, 06:52 AM   #10961
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Jeep (or more specifically, Pat, I think?) indicated that the hold up was something to do with Warn waiting to release some information? And then Jeep was waiting on Warn before making any information public.

Or something like that.
My dealer, who is usually fairly accurate, told me yesterday that the winch is still 60 - 90 days out.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:11 AM   #10962
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Just went into frame this morning (E). 10 days after entering D1. any current estimates from this point to delivery? from what i've seen its ~ 1 week in production, then 1-2 for delivery
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:13 AM   #10963
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Just moved to Frame, E status!!

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Old 04-16-2013, 07:19 AM   #10964
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Did Jeep shut down VOTS for good?
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:21 AM   #10965
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Woohoo! My coworkers think I'm crazy! First, for trading in a perfectly good 13 Sahara for one of those Rubicons, second because we will be furloughed soon. And third, because I'm fist bumping everything because my 10A is KZ this morning! I'm soo excited my hands are shaking! And I have two folks interested in trading their takeoff Sahara wheels/tires for my soft top. Almost perfect timing.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:23 AM   #10966
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Working for me, shows shipment. Went from Production Scheduled to Paint to Shipment.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:25 AM   #10967
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Working for me, shows shipment. Went from Production Scheduled to Paint to Shipment.
Excellent!!
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:39 AM   #10968
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I know Pat said wranglers go offline in July, but when is the last day you can place an order for a 10A?
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Dunno .. Last order showing on the spreadsheet is 4/11 .. I tried on 4/13 but was turned away .. was firm on an unlimited manual though
My dealer said they could still order, anticipated through sometime next month at this point. Jone, I'd try another dealer.
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Old 04-16-2013, 07:49 AM   #10969
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Picked it up last night, love it!

Red switches and correct spec plate
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:03 AM   #10970
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I thought my dealer said that there was a 10th anniversary winch? Does anyone know if and when they are available? We took the sides off the bumpers last night... Now it totally needs a winch...

Also, is anyone doing spacers and if so what size?

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My dealer, who is usually fairly accurate, told me yesterday that the winch is still 60 - 90 days out.
I talked with a Warn engineer yesterday. He is the designated engineer that works with Chrysler for Warn on things like the power wagon winch and their Mopar winch line.

According to him Jeep has yet to place an order for any 10A special winches. Also he said that they will not be manufacturing the winch mount plate. He said that the same company which manufactures the hood and bumpers will be making the mount. He also told me that this was AEV.

Now we know AEV denies having anything to do with these parts. I did read an article months back which named the company building these components. I can't find it now and don't remember the name. I do remember though that the company runs under it's own name and identity, but is a wholely owned subsidary of AEV.

So I would say if that is true, AEV is trying to maintain a pure brand of it's own seperate from Jeep while manufacturing "for" Jeep through a subsidary.

I called AEV yesterday also after speaking with Warn. Of course they denied having any connection with the 10A parts. At the same time he told me that the plate would be available shortly through Mopar for a fact (Curious).

I asked if the AEV plate for the Moab/COD bumpers would work, maybe with slight modification. Again he stressed that Mopar would have it soon and to wait rather than order this plate.

So, just as 10A production was a total mystery and crap fest, it seems 10A specific accessories will be an exact repeat of the vehicle process.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:08 AM   #10971
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From d1 to f this morning..

Looks my first boy and first jeep will have the same birthday
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:22 AM   #10972
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Now we know AEV denies having anything to do with these parts. I did read an article months back which named the company building these components. I can't find it now and don't remember the name. I do remember though that the company runs under it's own name and identity, but is a wholely owned subsidary of AEV.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:45 AM   #10974
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I have a new love (don't tell the wife!)...She's tall, dark, and tough, with a warm, soft side as well. And she commands attention from girls and guys alike! Can't keep their eyes off her!

Here is another shot of her up on the transport. They were kind enough to load this poor guys' 2ARA in front of her to protect her from the bugs and grime coming down the road.

Attachment 236755

Finally got to her after 7pm tonight, so it was dark when we first met. Here's a couple pics to satiate the hunger, with more to come in coming days:


Attachment 236756

Attachment 236757

I have a case of permagrin, and can safely say this beast has wiped away all the frustration, angst and turmoil of the past few months. Was so tempted to stay up late and dress her up in some of the mods I've accumulated, but I've got to work early, and we'll have plenty of time together. She's truly a Keeper!

I can safely say to all those still waiting, it IS worth it!

p.s. - How you like them Black Walls?!? BTW, VOTS still shows KZL...

That is my combo. color top, black flairs. I'll be living vicariously through your pictures for a few weeks. Looks awesome. Congrats!
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I generally loath taillight guards, because they look like bad bolt-ons, but those look fantastic. I may take a hard look at those.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:51 AM   #10977
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Fantastic. I mean that earnestly (for the person buying it) and slightly sarcastically (for Jeep). Guess I should have ordered from DarCars.

Either way, I found out that my 10A is out if 'I' purgatory today. So it took me 10 days to get through it. The estimated delivery date is 24 APR. Is it way later than I would like? Absolutely... But at least it's before May. Just in time for Gov't furloughs!
Moved to shipment in VOTS today! Seven days in the 'I' status hole for me. My estimated delivery date is 4/29. Ordered 1/31.
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I generally loath taillight guards, because they look like bad bolt-ons, but those look fantastic. I may take a hard look at those.
Nice Mods! Have the same two awaiting my Anvil, this week hopfully.
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Awesome....congrats. Love the black walls out....that's what I am going to do with mine. Are those your stock 265s or did you go bigger??
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I have a new love (don't tell the wife!)...She's tall, dark, and tough, with a warm, soft side as well. And she commands attention from girls and guys alike! Can't keep their eyes off her!

Here is another shot of her up on the transport. They were kind enough to load this poor guys' 2ARA in front of her to protect her from the bugs and grime coming down the road.

Attachment 236755

Finally got to her after 7pm tonight, so it was dark when we first met. Here's a couple pics to satiate the hunger, with more to come in coming days:

Attachment 236756

Attachment 236757

I have a case of permagrin, and can safely say this beast has wiped away all the frustration, angst and turmoil of the past few months. Was so tempted to stay up late and dress her up in some of the mods I've accumulated, but I've got to work early, and we'll have plenty of time together. She's truly a Keeper!

I can safely say to all those still waiting, it IS worth it!

p.s. - How you like them Black Walls?!? BTW, VOTS still shows KZL...
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Which grille inserts did you go with?

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