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post #16 of 28 Old 11-16-2005, 11:26 PM
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I dont know either, it was simply on display and I looked it over and sat in it.

felt the sterring wheel was too small and the instrments all laid out wrong. but thats jsut me.

seemed roomy. inital impression was good but when I started to think how it would fit in with my family needs it fell flat.

If i wanted a german version of the XJ id buy a G55 (except i cant afford one)


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post #17 of 28 Old 11-17-2005, 02:53 AM
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I had the dealer swap the Chromes and credit me a couple hundred, since I just wanted the brushed aluminum, 5 spokes.
Should've kept the chromies! not that I like bling or anything like that, its just because the chromes are forged alum vs cast alum for the brushed wheels.


but when I feel mine, it feels like a chrome plastic cover. anyone else notice that on the chrome wheels? I need to take one off one day.
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Wow I leave for a day and my thread gets hijacked....Somthor I can tell you that my limiteds interior does not look cheasy....with that said I will try and get some more pics for you guys maybe even one of the hotty that drives it
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post #19 of 28 Old 11-17-2005, 11:20 PM
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From appearance alone, I didn't notice the forged construction, but you are right, that is a superior process.

I would think they should chrome plate the cast ones, and leave the forged ones unplated, to showcase the beauty of the forging.

But, I'm not in the business of manufacturing cars.

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post #20 of 28 Old 11-26-2005, 12:39 AM
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I just bought a Commander 2 weeks ago:

5.7L Hemi Limited, Fully loaded minus GPS
Black

Wow is it awesome, it gets so many looks as I drive down the street.
Its completly covered in snow where I am and the I find the Commander has great handeling on ice, and even with those big windows it warms up pretty quick and the defrost is awesome too.

Im taking it on a 1600Km trip in about two weeks in the cold weather. Any questions for about it can be e-mailed.
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post #21 of 28 Old 11-26-2005, 09:31 AM
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Bought mine 11/3. Limited, Black/grey, Nav, Hemi, rear DVD.

Love it. Tightest, quietest vehicle I've had in a long time.

Only complaints: Steering is WAY too tight, and the seatbelt warning irks the S**t out of me! Heated seats take too long to warm up, though!

2000 miles already, and not a single problem.

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I thought the steering felt a bit cadillac-ish (referring to circa 1980's cadillacs, not current day), luxurious, over powered and loose.

No rattles either, and seems quiet and refined. About 3K miles.

'06 Commander Ltd, 5.7L Hemi, QDII, Midnight Blue, Gibson Exhaust, Raingler Net, K&N FIPK, Remote Start, Optima Yellow, Skid plates & Tow Hooks, Rocky Road 2.25 Lift, New Rear DT Shocks, 265/70R17 REVO's, 6061-T6 Custom Wheel Adapters, 4xGuard Rock Rails/Steps
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I thought the steering felt a bit cadillac-ish (referring to circa 1980's cadillacs, not current day), luxurious, over powered and loose.

No rattles either, and seems quiet and refined. About 3K miles.
That seems to be more and more common nowadays. I prefer steering with a bit more effort. My WJ almost felt twitchy on center at first because of the sensitivity and lack of steering effort, until I got used to it (which only took about an hour!)...now it doesn't bother me. The WK is much better, and I imagine the Commander is more similar to that.

I'll have to get out and drive a Commander next time I have my Jeep in for service. I'm not looking to replace my current vehicle yet, but I'd really like to check it out anyway.

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Picked up a "Commaddy" yeterday.

Wow..Bling..Bling..

It is by far the best riding Jeep I have ever been in. (on pavement of course)

Got the "U" package, less chrome, no Hemi. I did get the 4.7 cause I will be using it to tow the Rubicon. I have butt warming seats, that's nice.

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post #25 of 28 Old 11-30-2005, 11:27 PM
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What's the "U" package?

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I bought a Commander 3 weeks ago.

Limited with the HEMI, black in colour, and saddle brown seats, fully loaded too! Great vehicle for snow I find, it hugs the road so well even if its really icy, I guess I can thank the eletronic slip protection for that.

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post #27 of 28 Old 12-02-2005, 07:04 AM
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I finally saw one on the road yesterday (not at just the dealer). Boy do they look sweet!


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post #28 of 28 Old 12-02-2005, 11:03 AM
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Let's see more pics of everyone's rides:

My pics are in the Hollister thread.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b2...I/2547c698.jpg

'06 Commander Ltd, 5.7L Hemi, QDII, Midnight Blue, Gibson Exhaust, Raingler Net, K&N FIPK, Remote Start, Optima Yellow, Skid plates & Tow Hooks, Rocky Road 2.25 Lift, New Rear DT Shocks, 265/70R17 REVO's, 6061-T6 Custom Wheel Adapters, 4xGuard Rock Rails/Steps
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