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Well got some not so great news on my flight. My Jeep has not arrived and the updated arrival is now 3/20 :headbang: over a month has passed now since my Jeep has shipped. So close yet sooo far away I was really hoping to pick up when I got back too
I was out in Vegas for the ConExpo and they shut the convention center down and cut the trade show's last day. I was able to get on the redeye back overnight. I wonder if this mess is going to affect production. I can see the union shutting the plants down due to members health concerns. Let's hope they stay healthy and don't. That would get messy on the production side if overseas parts are not already starting to cause issues.



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I was out in Vegas for the ConExpo and they shut the convention center down and cut the trade show's last day. I was able to get on the redeye back overnight. I wonder if this mess is going to affect production. I can see the union shutting the plants down due to members health concerns. Let's hope they stay healthy and don't. That would get messy on the production side if overseas parts are not already starting to cause issues.
I have the same concerns . Ohio thinks they have over a 100K cases of Corona virus and my understanding the steering components are made in China . I can see this getting delayed and more screwed up then the earlier orders .
 

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I was out in Vegas for the ConExpo and they shut the convention center down and cut the trade show's last day. I was able to get on the redeye back overnight. I wonder if this mess is going to affect production. I can see the union shutting the plants down due to members health concerns. Let's hope they stay healthy and don't. That would get messy on the production side if overseas parts are not already starting to cause issues.

I would say the big concern is the engine and tranny. Engine is built in Italy and trans in Germany.
 

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I think it's safe to say this virus is going to put a damper on things. I was reading an article about FCA closing plants and unions petitioning to be closed. Honestly I don't want assembly workers building my Jeep while they are worried about their families/kids, etc. Not only because I'm worried about them messing up my truck but also because family always comes first. People need to be with and take care of their loved ones when things get crazy like this.

Here's to hoping this all blows over.
 

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I think it's safe to say this virus is going to put a damper on things. I was reading an article about FCA closing plants and unions petitioning to be closed. Honestly I don't want assembly workers building my Jeep while they are worried about their families/kids, etc. Not only because I'm worried about them messing up my truck but also because family always comes first. People need to be with and take care of their loved ones when things get crazy like this.

Here's to hoping this all blows over.
I totally agree with your production quality concerns, and the sentiments for the workers/families. Well said.

p.s. Did you ever think there would be a time where you'd be thankful for assembly robotics that don't feel stress?
 

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Just got an email from my dealer. Says my Jeep went into F status today. Ordered on 1/25/2020.
 

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I think it's safe to say this virus is going to put a damper on things. I was reading an article about FCA closing plants and unions petitioning to be closed. Honestly I don't want assembly workers building my Jeep while they are worried about their families/kids, etc. Not only because I'm worried about them messing up my truck but also because family always comes first. People need to be with and take care of their loved ones when things get crazy like this.

Here's to hoping this all blows over.
I agree that we all need to put family and loved ones first but I do believe it's getting blown out of proportion due to for two reasons.

1 - every company is afraid of being sued.
2 - politics.

I have one good idea, don't bring your elderly family members to a sporting event. and the rest of use go at our own risk.
 

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Its at the dealership! lucky day Friday the 13th delivered to the dealership!

My sales lady face-timed me and we both took our first look at it together about 10 mins ago!

I'm at work tonight so I will have to wait until tomorrow to pick it up.

Pictures to come shortly, cell phone service sucks in our plant and i'm trying to Download them

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Bright White JLURD #194990
Ordered 10/9/2019
Build Sheet 2/17/20
Window Sticker 2/23/20
Delivered to Dealership 3/13/20
163 days from order to drive

Congrats! We have almost the identical jeep headed our way. Great to see the pics of what we can expect...
 

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I received my window sticker and the prices went up. $870 more than building the same truck online today. What's up with that? Build it and it comes up $62,835 window sticker shows $63,705. A price increase for a few options on the sticker but not online..
 

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I think it's safe to say this virus is going to put a damper on things. I was reading an article about FCA closing plants and unions petitioning to be closed. Honestly I don't want assembly workers building my Jeep while they are worried about their families/kids, etc. Not only because I'm worried about them messing up my truck but also because family always comes first. People need to be with and take care of their loved ones when things get crazy like this.

Here's to hoping this all blows over.
Unfortunately the death toll from the economic fallout and essential service constraints of government entities (ie schools) and companies shutting down will surpass that of the virus itself. Everyone thinks they’re doing their part to “flatten the curve” when their actions are doing no such thing and the ripple effects noted above are actually going to make it worse. I’m all for people taking time off work if they need to care for family, but if we acted like this every time a virus spread via respiratory droplets killed people, we’d never work again. What we have now is the confluence of ignorance, misinformation, and hysteria. It’ll significantly slow or stop wrangler production soon, but that’ll be the least of folks worries. There’s a separate thread about this issue if anyone is interested in further understanding what’s going on.
 

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I just called Jeep and they say my Jeep arrived at the dealership yesterday! I called my salesman at Koons Tyson Jeep and he said he’s been too busy to check and will verify Monday. Lol okay... I’m having to travel 10 hours to pick it up and have off Monday/Tuesday so hopefully I can make this work and will have it Tuesday!
 

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Found a canceled order at the dealership I got mine at. Southfork Jeep in Manvel outside of Houston TX. It’s a fully load Rubicon Granite Crystal Metallic.

its got a window sticker, but not sure when it will arrive. It will be their second one. Vin is 1C4JJXFMXLW211146



ask for Heather And tell her Bryan Sent you.

mid it fits what you want, it may be a shortcut to waiting for a new order

BTW, I took mine for a test drive and am doing to paperwork right now. 14 miles on mine. Forgot to take a picture as I have the family with me

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