2013 Wrangler information thread - Page 161 - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-09-2012, 02:16 PM   #4801
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 158
Quote:
Originally Posted by ezestuff View Post
Attachment 148715

Attachment 148714

did a little retouching for my wife so she can decide between billet and commando... hope this helps
If that is the true billet color, I am in!

__________________
-----------
1992 YK 4.0 ... sold
2013 JKUS Black, black leather, auto, 3:73, 730N.
Patrick001 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 02:38 PM   #4802
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Madison, MS
Posts: 208
Quote:
Originally Posted by pat@fieldsauto.com View Post
Just received an email that Billet should open any day now. The factory is doing test wranglers today in Billet.

__________________
2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon in Billet! (Ordered 8/10/12; Arrived 10/25/12)

Billet JKUR 6 Speed/Soft Top, 430N with Connectivity, Leather and Auto Climate Control, AEV Dualsport 2.5" XT Suspension, AEV Pintler Argent rims with 34" BFG KM2's, ACE Rock Sliders

kthrash is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 02:40 PM   #4803
Jeeper
 
Ivoryring's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 534
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ceccacci View Post
My email to the my salesman:
Noticed on the NW Jeep website that you have a Gecko Green 2013 Sport in transit and saying it “awaits your test drive.” Since it’s my VIN, I sure hope that’s not the case.
I noticed mine was this way too for a day - two saving graces:

1.) My odometer reading was '1' - so I'm pretty sure nobody test drove it
2.) It was still marked as 'In Transit' when it had been physically at the dealer for 24 hrs - my take on this was that they did not "check it in" to dealer inventory to be available for the filthy unwashed masses to sit in.

Interestingly, when I did 'view window sticker' from the online system, it didn't show my name on "Built for", but the actual window sticker DOES show this.

That reminds me I need to request my build sheet and my paper manual from Jeep...
Ivoryring is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 02:42 PM   #4804
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
DukeofJeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 212
Quote:
Originally Posted by CPSOX View Post
It's actually brighter than flame red. I posted both colors side by side some time ago in this thread. The color swatches, that is.
Agreed, my understanding from looking at the swatches side by side is that Rock Lobster should be brighter than the Flame Red at least that's what I am hoping and basing making a purchase on a JKUR when Rock Lobster becomes available.
DukeofJeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 03:06 PM   #4805
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,748
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by ezestuff View Post
Attachment 148715

Attachment 148714

did a little retouching for my wife so she can decide between billet and commando... hope this helps
That is nice real nice looking.

If I have to get black interior on a Sport...I might pass on Commando Green (maybe) and go with Billet.

Hmmmm...how would that look on a 4 door with black fenders and a black top?
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 03:31 PM   #4806
Jeeper
 
Ranger325's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NW OH
Posts: 139
Quote:
Originally Posted by THW View Post
So I guess your screen name doesn't mean that you drive a small Ford pickup? (Thanks for your service!)
__________________
Regards,
Ranger325
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf"
George Orwell
Ranger325 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 03:32 PM   #4807
Jeeper
 
Ivoryring's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 534
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ivoryring View Post
I think that both of these options still allow removing the doors without tools.
I am wrong. The Armadillo has a quick release, but the Star Fab requires 10mm wrench. Having said that, if I'm reading feedback from here on WF correctly, the Star Fab is much cleaner looking install and better made.
Ivoryring is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 03:36 PM   #4808
Jeeper
 
Ivoryring's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 534
Quote:
Originally Posted by hbgirl View Post
Another awesome solution is the Spiderwebshade.

www.spiderwebshade.com
That won't work. How am I supposed to reach up through the shade and wave my hand like a mad fool at Wranglers and CJs on the other side of the road? Think!

And yes, I have done this twice in my entire ~28 hours of JK ownership, much to the chagrin of my teenage child.
Ivoryring is online now   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 03:46 PM   #4809
Jeeper
 
ezestuff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 69
Quote:
Originally Posted by kramer2k View Post
Oh damn, every time I see a new rendering I get psyched up! Love it man, thanks a ton!

Would it be possible to do that with an Unlimited Rubicon with soft top? I'd like to see what it'll look like with black fender flares and the soft top.
If I get some time today or tonight I'll knock that out for ya...
ezestuff is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 03:49 PM   #4810
Jeeper
 
ezestuff's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 69
Quote:
Originally Posted by DukeofJeep View Post
Agreed, my understanding from looking at the swatches side by side is that Rock Lobster should be brighter than the Flame Red at least that's what I am hoping and basing making a purchase on a JKUR when Rock Lobster becomes available.
do me a favor and send me those swatches and i'll adjust it for ya if you like
ezestuff is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #4811
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 71
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ivoryring View Post
And yes, I have done this twice in my entire ~28 hours of JK ownership, much to the chagrin of my teenage child.
Now THAT is funny! You should get a pic of the teen's scowl as you wave! LOL!
Zinc is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:06 PM   #4812
Jeeper
 
PRWhitby's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NW Chicago Suburbs
Posts: 332
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ivoryring View Post
That won't work. How am I supposed to reach up through the shade and wave my hand like a mad fool at Wranglers and CJs on the other side of the road? Think!

And yes, I have done this twice in my entire ~28 hours of JK ownership, much to the chagrin of my teenage child.
I know this is off-topic, but I hear ya. I now have to be extra vigilant on the road, making sure to get a wave in. With a Gecko JKU, one tends to stand out. I can hear them all now..."There's the dumba$$" who doesn't know how to wave.
__________________
- Paul
PRWhitby is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:10 PM   #4813
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
bjb1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Parker, CO
Posts: 190
Quote:
Originally Posted by kramer2k View Post
Oh damn, every time I see a new rendering I get psyched up! Love it man, thanks a ton!

Would it be possible to do that with an Unlimited Rubicon with soft top? I'd like to see what it'll look like with black fender flares and the soft top.

I would love to see it on a Rubi too
bjb1968 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:10 PM   #4814
Jeeper
 
Ceccacci's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 50
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ivoryring View Post
That reminds me I need to request my build sheet and my paper manual from Jeep...
$30k+ and you have to request the paper manual??
Ceccacci is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:23 PM   #4815
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
bjb1968's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Parker, CO
Posts: 190
Got an email, yesterday, from one of the 7 Colorado Dealers I requested qoutes from last week. Here is what he said,
"Commando Green exterior color on 2013 model year Wrangler opened up. Leather will become available on Monday the 13th. When are you planning to order? Let us know!".

Sent him an email back letting him know BOTH opened Monday evening and that I ordered from another, on the ball dealer, Tuesday morning when they opened. Saddens me that there are Jeep Dealerships that pay so little attention to the Wrangler.
bjb1968 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:54 PM   #4816
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NJ
Posts: 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by keschete View Post
I just checked for updates and it now says...

Billet paint (PSC) launch is delayed until September allocations.So that goes with the other info, that I posted yesterday.
Uhg! Another month to wait. Thanks for the info though.
fan4524 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 04:58 PM   #4817
Jeeper
 
SinisterKid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Roanoke, VA
Posts: 68
I wish I was picking this up. Dealer just got it while I was working on my order.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3469818822.jpg
Views:	123
Size:	150.0 KB
ID:	148772   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-919545030.jpg
Views:	120
Size:	131.7 KB
ID:	148773  

__________________
2013 Commando JKUR
SinisterKid is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:01 PM   #4818
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NJ
Posts: 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by pat@fieldsauto.com View Post
Just received an email that Billet should open any day now. The factory is doing test wranglers today in Billet.

To quote Lloyd Christmas, "So your saying there's a chance....YEAH!!!"

Thanks Pat. My dealer has been checking a few times per day and cant seem to see what you guys are seeing in your systems. I will keep my fingers crossed.

THanks again.
fan4524 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:03 PM   #4819
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NJ
Posts: 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by keschete View Post
Fan4524 the dealership has access to everything in the ordering system. They just need to look.

Thanks. My dealership seems to be pretty good but I just dont know how to tell them where to look. Pat just posted another update elsewhere so I still have my fingers crossed. Thanks again.
fan4524 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:07 PM   #4820
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,748
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by pat@fieldsauto.com View Post
Just received an email that Billet should open any day now. The factory is doing test wranglers today in Billet.
Cool...that could mean that there might be some actual pictures of Billet floating around eventually.

Any word on saddle interior on the Sports?
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:09 PM   #4821
Jeeper
 
Esturk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 89
Wow that rendition of Commando looks great! It's like a darker, less yellow Rescue Green. I was all excited about Gecko until I seen how bright it was in person, then I cancelled my order and settled on a Black Forest Green Sahara and have been disappointed ever since. Blah! I mean it's sharp looking and all, but I wish it was more green haha.

Just might have to get a Commando Green Sport sometime soon. As much as I loved my old 07 Rescue Green X, This one takes the cake! Damn I should have waited, hopefully I can work out a good trade with my BFG Sahara.
Esturk is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:10 PM   #4822
Sponsoring Vendor
 
pat@fieldsauto.com's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Glenview
Posts: 3,182
Quote:
Originally Posted by fan4524

Thanks. My dealership seems to be pretty good but I just dont know how to tell them where to look. Pat just posted another update elsewhere so I still have my fingers crossed. Thanks again.
Your dealer will see that Billet is scheduled to open next month, however that is wrong according to an email I received. The person who sent the email has yet to be wrong so far.
__________________
Patrick O'Donnell(Pat@Fieldsauto.com)
Fields Chrysler Jeep Dodge │ 2800 Patriot Blvd│ Glenview, IL 60026
847-446-5100 main│ 847-881-8313 direct
pat@fieldsauto.comFieldsChryslerJeepDodge.com
Have Questions About A New Jeep Purchase? CLICK HERE
pat@fieldsauto.com is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:21 PM   #4823
Jeeper
 
EricM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Newark, DE
Posts: 293
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ceccacci

$30k+ and you have to request the paper manual??
I think you get an electronic copy on DVD with the vehicle along with a user guide that has a subset of the OM info in it. You can also download a PDF from the jeep site. A paper copy is available free of charge to the first owner.
__________________
2008 Chevy Avalanche Z-71
2012 GMC Sierra Denali HD Duramax
2013 JK Sahara 2dr
EricM is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:37 PM   #4824
Jeeper
 
Esturk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 89
Would anyone happen to have access to the Canadian 2013 options pricing? I noticed that the options are listed on the first page, but no prices like the 2012 thread. Thanks!
Esturk is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:43 PM   #4825
Jeeper
 
mojave_scorpion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Las Vegas, NV / Mid-Michigan
Posts: 61
When it comes to Billet, depending on the lighting, it REALLY ranges from sort of silvery to a darker gray color (the gray color being more like in real life). Having seen billet in person, I recommend to anyone (that is on the fence about billet) you wait and see the color in person until ordering it. If you are going for more of a gray metallic look you'll like it, if you want a more silver look it may be darker than you hoped for..
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	billet_1.jpg
Views:	91
Size:	50.1 KB
ID:	148778  
mojave_scorpion is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:45 PM   #4826
Jeeper
 
keschete's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 522
This is funny, but sad. The dealer here got in a 2012 JKU Rubicon that is black. It has one painted black fender and the other three are the black rubber.

Scary, my husband sold it today and ordered a black rubber fender to replace the painted one.....how is that for some quality control?
__________________
2013 JK Rubicon
2006 SRT 10, 2002 Z06
keschete is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:49 PM   #4827
Jeeper
 
SinisterKid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Roanoke, VA
Posts: 68
BILLET IS AVAILABLE FOR ORDER! Just as long as you don't want the color matched hard top! Just left the dealer and we confirmed its in the system.
__________________
2013 Commando JKUR
SinisterKid is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:51 PM   #4828
Jeeper
 
keschete's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Louisiana
Posts: 522
Quote:
Originally Posted by SinisterKid View Post
BILLET IS AVAILABLE FOR ORDER! Just as long as you don't want the color matched hard top! Just left the dealer and we confirmed its in the system.
Yep, just popped up this afternoon.

The launch of Billet paint (PSC) with body color hard top (MX1) will be in September. Billet paint is currently orderable with the soft top and black spatter hard top.2012-08-09
__________________
2013 JK Rubicon
2006 SRT 10, 2002 Z06
keschete is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:58 PM   #4829
Jeeper
 
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 177
Quote:
Originally Posted by keschete

Yep, just popped up this afternoon.

The launch of Billet paint (PSC) with body color hard top (MX1) will be in September. Billet paint is currently orderable with the soft top and black spatter hard top.2012-08-09
Are all matched tops on restriction or just Billet?
CPSOX is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 08-09-2012, 05:58 PM   #4830
Jeeper
 
supercazzola's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: A Rocket Ranch
Posts: 594
Quote:
Originally Posted by keschete
This is funny, but sad. The dealer here got in a 2012 JKU Rubicon that is black. It has one painted black fender and the other three are the black rubber.

Scary, my husband sold it today and ordered a black rubber fender to replace the painted one.....how is that for some quality control?
Sad. Makes me think they could have given me what I wanted, but was told I couldn't get: a Dozer Sahara, but with black wheel "fenders"

supercazzola is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:17 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC