Hi Cassie, since you guys are OE supplier can you jump into any of the other top / powertop thread discussions and give us some insight or teasers? :like:
Jump right in @ http://www.jlwranglerforums.com/forum/threads/top-down-look-at-jl-jlu-hard-and-soft-tops-including-likely-power-top.1381/
Those and more pics from New Zealand were being posted at http://www.jlwranglerforums.com/forum/threads/first-in-action-photos-videos-of-2018-wrangler-jl-and-jlu-getting-wet-and-dirty-in-new-zealand.1638/ :like:
@JLWF Dealer Guy
Can dealers somehow refuse to sell you one because you've got the tread lightly discount? Let's say a dealer has just gotten the new JL in but it's their only one and they're hoping to make a nice profit on it but then you walk in saying I want to buy this one with my tread...
Thanks! I've got a follow up question I thought would be helpful to put in the Tread Lightly Discount thread. Could you please take a look?
If I'm understanding this correctly, it sounds like I should wait for them to hit dealer lots rather than custom ordering at this point if I want the JL asap?
Can you confirm if Tread Lightly discount program will apply to the 2018 Wrangler Rubicon (even the very first ones to hit dealer...
Question - let's say I wanted a JL ASAP and didn't prefer either custom ordering or buying off the lot, at this point do you think I could get one faster by ordering or waiting until they hit dealer inventory?
Probably as we get closer to their production start dates — http://www.jlwranglerforums.com/forum/threads/update-2018-2019-jl-wrangler-timeline-schedule-2dr-jl-2-0l-delay-powertop-diesel-dates-etc.1341/
No way the latest 3.6L Pentastar which only got a 5HP bump in the Grand Cherokee somehow managed to squeeze out 80+ more HP for the Wrangler application. Not unless they strapped some forced induction on it, which they haven't.