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Unread 01-07-2012, 03:41 AM   #1
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Saw this at the dealership. He said its a prototype and isn't in production yet


Yes, it has a bed.

55,000

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Unread 01-07-2012, 10:48 AM   #2
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it would be cooler as a 4 door with a 4 foot box kinda like an explorer sport trac
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Unread 01-07-2012, 09:05 PM   #3
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So they don't make it yet, nor is it available, but it costs 55,000???? I have been waiting so long for a truck that I think I am actually over it and won't buy one now. I have officially ran out of patience.
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Unread 01-07-2012, 09:27 PM   #4
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actually thats a kit for sale by mopar for jkus. costs 6k if i remember right.
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Unread 01-08-2012, 09:44 AM   #5
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this is old news, they have been selling the JK-8 kits for a couple months now. a lot of dealerships are buying the kits and installing them and then charging through the nose, the kit itself is around $6-7k.
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Unread 01-08-2012, 11:55 AM   #6
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It's hardly charging out the nose for it, when it needs about 20 man-hours of labour to install, not to mention a paintjob and some rhino-liner.
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Unread 01-08-2012, 11:59 AM   #7
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It's hardly charging out the nose for it, when it needs about 20 man-hours of labour to install, not to mention a paintjob and some rhino-liner.
Just looked it up, $5500 for the kit, most of these are being built on Sport models, so we'll say $30,000 for the Jeep, so $20,000 for install, paint and bedliner? that seems pretty steep to me, but maybe that is just my blue collar background talking.
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Unread 01-18-2012, 06:49 PM   #8
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it would be cooler as a 4 door with a 4 foot box kinda like an explorer sport trac

Check out this build....it is simply amazing
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/m...rsion-1155821/
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Unread 02-28-2012, 09:43 AM   #9
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I am a salesman at the dealership where this picture comes from. I thought I'd add that this is was a Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited, so that accounts for it being costlier than a sport as H2Osquirter mentioned and as Maruader mentioned,there is a lot of labor in converting a 4 door to a two door pickup including removing a lot of roll cage and the liner.
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Unread 02-28-2012, 12:22 PM   #10
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I am a salesman at the dealership where this picture comes from. I thought I'd add that this is was a Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited, so that accounts for it being costlier than a sport as H2Osquirter mentioned and as Maruader mentioned,there is a lot of labor in converting a 4 door to a two door pickup including removing a lot of roll cage and the liner.
That may be, but I still don't see a $20k markup being anything near reasonable.
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Unread 03-01-2012, 12:31 PM   #11
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That may be, but I still don't see a $20k markup being anything near reasonable.
Not a 20k markup. dealer stated rubicon, so you know he is already charging 38-40k for that (or more if dealer is as bad as most of them). so its 15k markup.

still over priced and only few will be sold that will probably never see offroad.
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Unread 04-02-2012, 12:37 PM   #12
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its on ebay now...
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Unread 04-03-2012, 11:16 PM   #13
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For that kind on money I think I'd be looking at the AEV Brute. They are a proven conversion, and quite stylish I think. Jeep just dosen't seem to want to get it together to start building the Gladiator again. What a mistake!
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Unread 04-04-2012, 03:53 PM   #14
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Unread 04-04-2012, 08:57 PM   #15
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