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Unread 06-21-2014, 11:07 AM   #1
kslay11
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Cladding question

I have a 2014 GC limited...I HATE the black cladding. I would have bought the Altitude but they weren't released yet when I bought mine. Anyway, my question is.. if I color match the cladding will it look okay? because it has some texture. Is the altitude/overland cladding the same material that is just painted?? Thank you.

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Unread 06-21-2014, 07:25 PM   #2
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I am almost certain it is the same material which has just been painted. It is the main reason I like the Overland vs the Limited. I would be concerned about the paint sticking if done aftermarket. I wonder if you could buy the parts prepainted from Jeep.
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Unread 06-22-2014, 08:30 PM   #3
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The Altitude has smooth cladding, its as smooth as the body. NO texture.
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Unread 06-24-2014, 01:26 PM   #4
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so I called mopar and the guy claims its the same cladding for the limited, overland, and altitude. He also said it doesn't come painted. It says, "Paint to match"...your thougts?
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Unread 06-24-2014, 07:31 PM   #5
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so I called mopar and the guy claims its the same cladding for the limited, overland, and altitude. He also said it doesn't come painted. It says, "Paint to match"...your thougts?
I don't know what the texture looks like on the limited but my '14 altitude is 'perfectly' smooth, same as the body panels around it.
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