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Old 01-02-2011, 07:28 PM
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[B]I was 400 km away but did the drive straight to the hospital and got there in plenty time. She gave birth to a healthy girl.
Congrats to you and your entire family on the new addition!!

Good to hear positive reports. I washed my Overland for the first time today at the self-service bay of the touchless wash. After hearing some of the water leak reports here I was wondering what I'd find when I finished and climbed back inside, but she was toasty, clean, and DRY.

Both my wife and daughter had a turn driving home from our weekend trip and they loved it. I found the back seat very sleepable in recline mode.
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Old 01-02-2011, 07:37 PM
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Do they use the type of clamps that can be tightened with a screwdriver? Or are they the spring clamps that just clamp by tension?
I'm not sure...

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Congrats to you and your entire family on the new addition!!

Good to hear positive reports. I washed my Overland for the first time today at the self-service bay of the touchless wash. After hearing some of the water leak reports here I was wondering what I'd find when I finished and climbed back inside, but she was toasty, clean, and DRY.

Both my wife and daughter had a turn driving home from our weekend trip and they loved it. I found the back seat very sleepable in recline mode.
Thanks....I've washed by hand and once through a touchless wash and no water leaks to report either. I've been in the back of mine but never for a drive as yet.
Glad you're enjoying the Overland.
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Old 01-03-2011, 03:54 PM
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... the Blizzaks are not as smooth or quiet as the stock 20" Fortera. ...
I'm a little anal about road noise from winter tires. The noise from most winter tires is normal due to the tread design and 'square' tread shoulders. So, when bought winter tires for my GC, the local tire store suggested I go with Falken Eurowinter HS439 Tires. I've found they are very quiet (as quiet on the road as the stock Goodyears), and have great traction on ice and snow.

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Old 01-03-2011, 04:26 PM
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I too am not impressed with tire noise but this is just relative to the Forteras and only on some road surfaces. I have Blizzaks on my other cars with no extra noise so I was surprised to hear a very slight hiss on certain road surfaces....most may not even notice.
What's more noticable is the firmness of these 18" Blizzaks compared to the 20" Forteras.
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Old 01-08-2011, 05:56 AM
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I too am not impressed with tire noise but this is just relative to the Forteras and only on some road surfaces. I have Blizzaks on my other cars with no extra noise so I was surprised to hear a very slight hiss on certain road surfaces....most may not even notice.
What's more noticable is the firmness of these 18" Blizzaks compared to the 20" Forteras.
I don't have my blizzak's, but since we are in the middle of winter up here, i just e-mailed the dealer who ordered my jeep, they have a set, and will put them on before I pick the jeep up, whenever it comes in. He also said it was in paint right now. woohoo
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Which dealer are you working with in Maine?
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Old 01-08-2011, 11:06 AM
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Re: 3 Month Report

Apparently my visor only had a temporary fix last week. I had noticed that there was some flex at the fixed base on moving the visor in and out but figured I'll let them know with the next service.

Yesterday I got a call from the dealer letting me know that the propper part was in and so asked me to come back in for a proper fix which took about an hour. Now it feels strong and perfect.
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Hhhmmm.... This makes at least two people now with coolant leaks from bad clamps. The other person was told the wrong type of clamp was used at the factory. I wonder how many people have hoses hanging on by a thread.
I'm new here and a new owner of a 2012 1 day old. I have the coolant leak near the driver side door. Its a limited with the Hemi. Have had great luck with my Hemi Ram hope this isn't a forecast of things to come.
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Old 01-02-2012, 12:47 PM
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Re: 3 Month Report

I too have had the coolant hose leak. The clamp was the issue. I had under 150 miles on her at the time. My build date was 11/8/11. I hope that they have corrected this at the factory by now.
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Old 01-02-2012, 01:16 PM
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I love the Blizzaks, great winter tires - I have them on my 335i BMW 225/45/18

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I too have had the coolant hose leak. The clamp was the issue. I had under 150 miles on her at the time. My build date was 11/8/11. I hope that they have corrected this at the factory by now.

I have a 12 GC (V8) built about the same time. Do you happen to know where the clamp in question is located?
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I too have had the coolant hose leak. The clamp was the issue. I had under 150 miles on her at the time. My build date was 11/8/11. I hope that they have corrected this at the factory by now.
The heater hose is between the insulation wall and the firewall... Peterson here in Idaho did right by me today on this... I'm very happy with their customer service...
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