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Old 09-15-2010, 01:58 PM
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee - Now it's getting personal

I've seen it in action.. works well.. when I was following a pair of WK2s over the bridge I was apparently in the Overland's blind spot as the little orange triangle was lighting up in the passenger side mirror. I moved forward a bit, and the light turned off.. looks like a simple yet effective feature!
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee - Now it's getting personal

A couple of years ago I test drove a Volvo with it..I don't know if the indicators are the same, but I found it extremely annoying. On the Volvo it could be turned off...any idea if that will be the case here?
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Old 09-15-2010, 02:06 PM
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A couple of years ago I test drove a Volvo with it..I don't know if the indicators are the same, but I found it extremely annoying. On the Volvo it could be turned off...any idea if that will be the case here?
Its an option.. Don't order it if you want it off.. lol Save the $$
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A couple of years ago I test drove a Volvo with it..I don't know if the indicators are the same, but I found it extremely annoying. On the Volvo it could be turned off...any idea if that will be the case here?
I test drove a Volvo for my parents before they went with a Lexus..

The Volvo light is within the cabin, not on the mirror so it's more prominent.


The Jeep's indicator is within the external mirror and not as big but just big enough to see.
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Old 09-15-2010, 03:24 PM
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee - Now it's getting personal

Scott,

Do you think that the dealership would be able to add the blind spot indicator to an overland jeep that does not have them currently installed? My father in-law just picked up a 2011 overland and would have liked to have the blind spot indicator.

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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee - Now it's getting personal

Steve-I very seriously doubt it.....cheaply that is. Its probably a hodge podge of mirrors and sensors. It would be doable..but expensive. But lets play wait and see though. I had people tell me the same things about items I added to my Jeep....LOL. Mopar may come out with a kit similar to the rear back up sensors or rear camera
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Has he joined yet? By the way.....LOL
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Do you think that the dealership would be able to add the blind spot indicator to an overland jeep that does not have them currently installed? My father in-law just picked up a 2011 overland and would have liked to have the blind spot indicator.

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The engineers in the chat we had on JG said it would be very difficult to add after the factory however that doesn't make it impossible I suppose.
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee - Now it's getting personal

Thanks guys. Either way, the vehicle is amazing. Very smooth ride and the interior is gorgeous. I will try snapping some pics and posting them up. He got silver on tan leather.

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are the fogs HID's? What are the bulbs in those and the headlamps?
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Fogs are not HIDs to the best of my knowledge. I haven't taken a look at the bulb yet but will do so when I see him next. It does have pretty cool interior LED map lights though.
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yeah...we were told the limited and Overland had HID fogs
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