Hope nobody's order is delayed (train carrying new Jeeps derails)

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On the bright side.. there will be some extra "slightly-used" Rubicon axles to watch out for on the used market...
I know I would like to get a complete front and rear at a good price point. All the ones on here seem to be just below what new would be. Might as well spend a few extra dollars and get a warranty on them with new.
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I would have seen it as a sign to include the tow package that was a bitch to install (specifically Aux switches) and gladly reordered LOL
I too would have ordered the LED package, tow / aux package, proximity locks, cold weather group. Now I will have to contort myself into a pretzel to add the should have ordered. The wife said no to the order, we will not get discounts if you order. Sometimes you just cannot win.

Does anyone know where they are taking the damaged Wranglers? I would love to get a JLU and take it apart without fear of breaking something.
 

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I too would have ordered the LED package, tow / aux package, proximity locks, cold weather group. Now I will have to contort myself into a pretzel to add the should have ordered. The wife said no to the order, we will not get discounts if you order. Sometimes you just cannot win.

Does anyone know where they are taking the damaged Wranglers? I would love to get a JLU and take it apart without fear of breaking something.
Why would you not get discounts if you order?
 

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Why would you not get discounts if you order?
That's what I said, but sometimes you just have to pick your battles. I was tired of the debate and gave in. My own fault really. Plus she didn't think I needed those upgrades until about six months later; hmm, you were right, leather seats would be nice. Good thing I was deployed.
 

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Well, now after the list of damaged vehicles was sent out and mine wasn't on it, when looking to see why it's now nearly three months since order, the dealer sees the VIN has been closed out (or some such thing implying it is no longer a valid VIN) and at least for a different Jeep that late in the process showed the same thing on the VIN, they later discovered there were more Jeeps damaged than on the original list, and that was one of them. So mine too may be one that they only later discovered to be in the train wreck. Dealer checking with district rep - but I am now thinking if this is true then what a poor tracking system FCA has if they don't even know what was on a specific train...Ugh.
 

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Maybe this could be seen as a new way of ‘trail rating’ Ruby’s? Sorry if your was in the mess but it’s insured and yes you should get the tow package.
 

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Funny, I was just out doing some exploring on my CRF450L and happened to come across the UP yard here in Vegas. There were about 20-30 (totaled) Rubicons and Gladiators that I could see from the outside. Perhaps these are part of this derailment....
 

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which yard was that? the dis & dat yard?

Funny, I was just out doing some exploring on my CRF450L and happened to come across the UP yard here in Vegas. There were about 20-30 (totaled) Rubicons and Gladiators that I could see from the outside. Perhaps these are part of this derailment....
 

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Someone put a penny on the rail. ;)
 

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So mine too may be one that they only later discovered to be in the train wreck. Dealer checking with district rep - but I am now thinking if this is true then what a poor tracking system FCA has if they don't even know what was on a specific train...Ugh.
My dealer is able to determine where my order is, as it moves by train to it's delievry location.
 

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More than likely the factory will repair and redistribute those vehicles, and getting a thumbs up from the quality control team!!
 

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I am sure the Jeeps have been replaced by now since it happened 2 years ago. No need to bump to put in a 0.02 comment about a penny.
 
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Holy cow. That’s the same route my new jeep would have taken a few weeks ago. I think I’ll go out in the garage and break the news to her about her brothers and sisters :crying:
 
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