Bright white color woes

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I know there are other threads on the yellowing of the bright white grills, but I’m wondering how many people are actual having this problem? I recently ordered a 2020 bright white rubicon. With painted fenders as well. I might still have time to change my color. Would i be better off doing so? Or is it only a small percentage that this is actually happening to. Not really crazy about the idea of potentially having to have my grill and fenders re painted.





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I know there are other threads on the yellowing of the bright white grills, but I’m wondering how many people are actual having this problem? I recently ordered a 2020 bright white rubicon. With painted fenders as well. I might still have time to change my color. Would i be better off doing so? Or is it only a small percentage that this is actually happening to. Not really crazy about the idea of potentially having to have my grill and fenders re painted.
It’s happening. But it’s not as glaringly obvious as most people make it sound on here.
 

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I know there are other threads on the yellowing of the bright white grills, but I’m wondering how many people are actual having this problem? I recently ordered a 2020 bright white rubicon. With painted fenders as well. I might still have time to change my color. Would i be better off doing so? Or is it only a small percentage that this is actually happening to. Not really crazy about the idea of potentially having to have my grill and fenders re painted.
I’d change the grille out on a white wrangler to the matte black Mopar grille quicker than you could say the word “grille”. I think it looks better. Always been a fan of the panda theme though.. something to consider if you like that style..
 

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Any color will age poorly on plastics parts compared to the metal. Luckily most of the wranglers are metal. I'd do black flares/top so you don't have to worry about the color difference. Plastidip the grill and you're golden.
 
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I just called my dealer to see if it was even possible to change my order. I’ve been issued a vin so nothing can be changed. Hopefully I’m one of the lucky ones who doesn’t have this problem. Wish I had known before I ordered.
 

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I just called my dealer to see if it was even possible to change my order. I’ve been issued a vin so nothing can be changed. Hopefully I’m one of the lucky ones who doesn’t have this problem. Wish I had known before I ordered.
Unfortunately you're not one of the lucky ones. Its all JL/JLU's in white. My Rubicon is 1.5 months old, its at the dealer now having the grill replaced. Unless everyone with White JL/JLU's start complaining, Chrysler will never officially say there's a problem and they'll never make an official FIX for it. Search around on this forum and youtube and you'll see what the deal is. Its 100% coming from the heat behind the grill. There's a good video of it on youtube explaining with a laser temp gun. Furthermore the yellowing starts on the drivers side and than moves towards the passenger side.
 

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It's been almost 4 months and I haven't had any yellowing yet. It sits out in the Texas heat too if that makes a difference.
 

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Mine started turning faint yellow at around 4K miles. I will be talking to the dealer and seeing my options for repainting. The drivers side is the side that is turning faint yellow. Until then I decided to roll satin black.

Nonetheless, I’m completely happy with the bright white. It’s stunning!

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It’s not the fading, it’s the non-stop dirty. Black is probably the worst colour. White looks nice while clean but one drove home and you get a dirt tint. Mine never faded but showed everything. Pollen in spring, dirt, winter slush, never clean.
 
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Mine started turning faint yellow at around 4K miles. I will be talking to the dealer and seeing my options for repainting. The drivers side is the side that is turning faint yellow. Until then I decided to roll satin black.

Nonetheless, I’m completely happy with the bright white. It’s stunning!

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But to make it look like that picture don’t you have to transfer over the white surrounding pieces from the old grill? Do they not yellow like the rest of it??
 

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The paint process was the issue with the yellowing, not sun. Mine is going in for warranty work and the grill will need to be painted. It is the discretion of the dealer and FCA to repair. I would not worry about the newer ones. The problem has been corrected. There is an old thread about this on here somewhere.
 

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