Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 - > Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #13  
Old 04-16-2013, 11:40 AM
Jeep_addicted's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: St. Thomas US. Virgin islands
Posts: 1,121
Thanks: 16
Thanked 56 Times in 46 Posts
Rep Power: 1332160
Jeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond reputeJeep_addicted has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: Wrong spare tire

Maybe if you had an export your tires would match since some exports came equipped with KUMHO in and H rated 18" or a V rated 20"


We all know the michelins are craps but the bean counters will argue the tires are cable of off roading and refer to one of their off road press events and show you the jeep climbing some slick rock with the same POS michelins.


And they probably have some demographic information backing up the fact that 85% of cars equipped with Quadra-Drive II owners idea of offroading is driving on a sidewalk.

I look at standard equipment tires as a place holder until you can find something better that meets your needs.

The fact is that most auto makers don't give you an alloy spare any more and if they do it is a space saver with bowed spokes to clear you brake package.

I think many have confirmed that you can get the a full size 17" or 18" wheel with the full sized tire if you take out the storage bins. I don't think they have had such luck with a full size 20"
__________________

__________________
  • '12 Laredo X V6 Deep Cherry Dark/Mid Greystone, QT1
  • Outside: colormatched Altitude Grille, S Limited rear valance, Euro frt. bumper moulding, Rear chrome trim. Sharkfin, 20% tint, RFUK (built my own)
  • Inside: Alcantara steering wheel/shift knob,SRT dash trim, illuminated front scuff plates, stainless rear scuff plates, bright pedals, F/R footwell lights
  • Performance: OEM dual exhaust conversion, HD brakes, E-code projectors, JW Speaker fogs
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 04-16-2013, 12:04 PM
jacko15's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Pennsylvania's North Shore
Posts: 2,195
Thanks: 214
Thanked 172 Times in 137 Posts
Rep Power: 89723
jacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

Here's a question concerning spare tire storage area. My '14 Overland w/ORAII has 2 storage bins in the spare well, is that normal? Anyone get 4?
__________________

__________________
Mine: 2014 Overland 4x4 V6, ORA II, billet silver/black, Michelin LTX M/S 2's, MaxCare Lifetime, delivered 4-13-'13
Wife's Jeep: 2008 Compass Sport 4x4, 2.4L I4 DOHC, CVT, Lifetime powertrain warranty
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 04-16-2013, 12:05 PM
bill_de's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 6,391
Thanks: 341
Thanked 368 Times in 319 Posts
Rep Power: 1801968
bill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

I got 2.
__________________
If you need a shoulder to cry on ...

... pull over to the side of the road!
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 04-16-2013, 12:24 PM
jacko15's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Pennsylvania's North Shore
Posts: 2,195
Thanks: 214
Thanked 172 Times in 137 Posts
Rep Power: 89723
jacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

Quote:
Originally Posted by bill_de View Post
I got 2.
That's good enough for me!
__________________
Mine: 2014 Overland 4x4 V6, ORA II, billet silver/black, Michelin LTX M/S 2's, MaxCare Lifetime, delivered 4-13-'13
Wife's Jeep: 2008 Compass Sport 4x4, 2.4L I4 DOHC, CVT, Lifetime powertrain warranty
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-16-2013, 09:47 PM
rtmst3k's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posts: 27
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 872
rtmst3k is on a distinguished road
So Jeep dealer says that I can take the Michelins offroad but they indicate that Jeep seems tobe favoring road noise and ride with their stock
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 04-16-2013, 09:59 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Michigan
Posts: 841
Thanks: 8
Thanked 19 Times in 14 Posts
Rep Power: 127333
loveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond reputeloveracing1988 has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by rtmst3k View Post
So Jeep dealer says that I can take the Michelins offroad but they indicate that Jeep seems tobe favoring road noise and ride with their stock
In another thread I read the Michelin says the warranty is void if you take them off road, I don't now if there is any truth to this but food for thought.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 04-16-2013, 10:56 PM
padgett's Avatar
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Orlando
Posts: 1,568
Thanks: 0
Thanked 24 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 80280
padgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

I have not checked with Michelin but think the off-road exclusion refers to the flat tire repair service. See note 2 on page 4 of 30 (marked page 1)
Ref http://www.michelinman.com/mediabin/...omise_Plan.pdf
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 04-17-2013, 01:24 PM
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2011 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Olathe, KS
Posts: 1,015
Thanks: 0
Thanked 17 Times in 17 Posts
Rep Power: 3778
kkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond reputekkreit01 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

I don't get how CR rates these Latitudes so high. They also claim they are good in snow. Just looking at the tire, you can tell they aren't going to be good in the snow. It puts little faith in their 'controlled' testing.
__________________
2014 Durango Limited AWD in Granite: Premium Package, 2nd Row Captain Chairs, 2nd row Console.
Reply With Quote
  #21  
Old 04-17-2013, 03:58 PM
jacko15's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Pennsylvania's North Shore
Posts: 2,195
Thanks: 214
Thanked 172 Times in 137 Posts
Rep Power: 89723
jacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond reputejacko15 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

I just sold the Latitudes I took off my new JGC, and I talked to four different people in the process who had them, and no one got much more than 25,000 miles out of theirs. I can understand why Chrysler puts them on, but it would make a lot of sense if they allowed buyers to pay for an upgraded tire. As for CR, they're pretty useless in my opinion.
__________________
Mine: 2014 Overland 4x4 V6, ORA II, billet silver/black, Michelin LTX M/S 2's, MaxCare Lifetime, delivered 4-13-'13
Wife's Jeep: 2008 Compass Sport 4x4, 2.4L I4 DOHC, CVT, Lifetime powertrain warranty
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 04-17-2013, 04:38 PM
bill_de's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 6,391
Thanks: 341
Thanked 368 Times in 319 Posts
Rep Power: 1801968
bill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond reputebill_de has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

Quote:
Originally Posted by jacko15 View Post
I just sold the Latitudes I took off my new JGC, and I talked to four different people in the process who had them, and no one got much more than 25,000 miles out of theirs. I can understand why Chrysler puts them on, but it would make a lot of sense if they allowed buyers to pay for an upgraded tire. As for CR, they're pretty useless in my opinion.

We did pay for an upgrade with the ORII package. With the Overland we went from 20" wheels and tires, to the standard Limited tires and wheels. The savings on the wheels alone would have made up the difference to Michelin on/off road tires. Oh yeah, there was also a $900 up charge ... and they left the door off the engine shield.

I really think they need somebody who actually goes off road making decisions.



----
__________________
If you need a shoulder to cry on ...

... pull over to the side of the road!
Reply With Quote
  #23  
Old 04-17-2013, 07:54 PM
padgett's Avatar
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Orlando
Posts: 1,568
Thanks: 0
Thanked 24 Times in 21 Posts
Rep Power: 80280
padgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond reputepadgett has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Wrong spare tire

Interesting, according to Michelin "LatitudeŽ Tour Our leading tire for SUVs and Crossovers features impressive on-road Handling and comfort, plus long tread life and outstanding fuel efficiency." and "65,000 Mile Manufacturer's Treadwear Limited Warranty" ref: Latitude Tour | Michelin Tires
Reply With Quote
  #24  
Old 04-17-2013, 08:38 PM
xJoshxx's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Burlington,KY
Posts: 861
Thanks: 34
Thanked 39 Times in 30 Posts
Rep Power: 72787
xJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond reputexJoshxx has a reputation beyond repute
Quote:
Originally Posted by jacko15 View Post
I just sold the Latitudes I took off my new JGC, and I talked to four different people in the process who had them, and no one got much more than 25,000 miles out of theirs. I can understand why Chrysler puts them on, but it would make a lot of sense if they allowed buyers to pay for an upgraded tire. As for CR, they're pretty useless in my opinion.
Depends on the dealer if they let you pay for upgraded tires.
__________________

__________________
2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
spare tire sweetjeep99 Troubleshooting/Problems 14 03-19-2013 01:04 AM
Full Spare tire option has different tire on it. Aiyer Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 9 06-05-2012 04:01 PM
spare tire igsavel Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 5 05-16-2012 04:46 AM
If you have a "spare" minute check out my spare tire cover. Broomecar Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 0 03-26-2012 04:22 PM
Spare Tire rjbotella Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 6 10-17-2011 07:27 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:41 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by Chrysler Group LLC.