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Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 06:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Yes, soft touch rear spoiler. Really is like...

Yes, soft touch rear spoiler. Really is like stepping into a different world driving this car after the Bimmer or 4Runner.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) Yesterday, 06:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Yes sir, I remember the 4DSC stickers on the rear...

Yes sir, I remember the 4DSC stickers on the rear windows - took them off years ago.
Really is a great car. MIne is charcoal grey with grey leather, Bose stereo, moon roof, ect.
Coupe mods, Niche...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Good point about N. America. Buy I think my basic...

Good point about N. America. Buy I think my basic premise has merit. I know that when transplant car companies open a factory in the US, they source a large percentage of their parts from American...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Bonz, Glad your lovin it. Nothing is...

Bonz,

Glad your lovin it. Nothing is perfect, but at the end of the day I think it's a worthwhile feature. Not going to say much else other than let's see if it shows up on the next gen 6er. ...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
I think we have covered this pretty well. Yes the...

I think we have covered this pretty well. Yes the airbag recalls hit across many Mfgs. I am not religious to any brand. I simply will not buy American made again. If it is Japanese, I will want it...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Well, let's see how this plays out in court....

Well, let's see how this plays out in court. Should be very interesting. I think GM is fighting back, but if your at fault & wrong, your at fault & wrong. Burns me they are spending what amounts to...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Well I am not trying to let Toyota off. But...

Well I am not trying to let Toyota off. But couple things. Toyota is not accused of the coverup, mishandling & overall disregard of owners and applicable federal laws involving motor vehicle recalls...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
I think it's fair to say there would/should be...

I think it's fair to say there would/should be some revision detail (+ date codes ,ect) on the replacement part vs the known defective one. What several GM engineers testified in deposition to was...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-28-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Glad you have had no problems. But JD Power...

Glad you have had no problems. But JD Power surveys are very good, a industry standard and Jeep products have hovered at or near the bottom of reliability/dependability surveys for many years. So I...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By mrjoed2
No offense - but that's a new 2016, those are...

No offense - but that's a new 2016, those are pretty good scrapes, not going to look too good with touch up paint. If you bought it definelty would do the entire bumper, only way to make it look...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Bonz, No doubt there has been a coverup &...

Bonz,
No doubt there has been a coverup & attempt to weasel out of their responsibility by GM in this ignition switch debacle. One of the best pieces of evidence is the IDENTICAL actual part number...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
First- wrong, the "acceleration issue" was never...

First- wrong, the "acceleration issue" was never proven to be a mechanical defect at all. Only conclusion was a floor mat issue after a exhaustive investigation. And Toyota did not try to get out of...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-27-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
delete

delete
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-23-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mrjoed2
Fair enough. On the other hand I don't concern...

Fair enough. On the other hand I don't concern myself with how much money a company is going to make off me when I buy their product. If it's something that I want or need, and more importantly if...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mrjoed2
Agree completely about the BMW CP. No different...

Agree completely about the BMW CP. No different that any company offering a "special edition" of a product. Porsche is another story. They are not in the true exotic category like
Ferrari or Aston...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mrjoed2
Good point. But there's always something new...

Good point. But there's always something new around the corner from all the makers.
I will say, am sitting here taking a break from cutting the lawn on a nice FL spring day and perusing the Porsche...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mrjoed2
I think the concept is the same. What is a S...

I think the concept is the same. What is a S version vs the standard Turbo? Mostly a higher state of engine tune & some additional equip. The fact Porsche calls it a different "model" is more...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 522
Posted By mrjoed2
Way the Germans like to play. Mercedes & Porsche...

Way the Germans like to play. Mercedes & Porsche do the same thing. Good example is the 911 Turbo. Like $151,000 base is not enough. If you want the best have to pony up for the "s" version- another...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Certainly glad you are happy with yours. As I buy...

Certainly glad you are happy with yours. As I buy most of my vehicles, the ranking/ratings are very important along with reviews, ect. Definitely less of a issue with a lease- of course nobody wants...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
In the mid-priced SUV range, The Toyota 4 Runner...

In the mid-priced SUV range, The Toyota 4 Runner is one of the best out there. And it's one of the few still quality built in Japan. I have been completely happy with my 2007 V8 4WD. Consistently...
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-22-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Yup, those pics do it. I believe that either the...

Yup, those pics do it. I believe that either the Exec Pkg or Sport Edition have to be ordered to get the leather dash/contrast stitching.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-21-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
No offense, but comparing a Jeep to a 6 series is...

No offense, but comparing a Jeep to a 6 series is like a Timex to a Rolex. And a contrast stitched vinyl dash is not quite the same as contrast stitched Nappa or Merino leather dash.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-21-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Yeah. I would like some closeups of the OP's...

Yeah. I would like some closeups of the OP's interior to put this to bed.
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-21-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
Gas pedal - easy Brake pedal - a real bitch

Gas pedal - easy
Brake pedal - a real bitch
Forum: F12 / F13 (2012 - Current) 05-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,169
Posted By mrjoed2
The OP did not get a Sport Edition.

The OP did not get a Sport Edition.
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