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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-16-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,010
Posted By WKX2
Re: All black? or add chrome?

blacked out is the way to go. black headlights coming soon...

http://i47.tinypic.com/20kce53.jpg
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-14-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 63,207
Posted By WKX2
Re: 3.7l performance love

don't get up, here's a comparison of different programmers and chips based on the JK Wrangler...

http://i50.tinypic.com/6olmvm.jpg

from:...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-11-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 63,207
Posted By WKX2
Re: 3.7l performance love

then thermal wrap it to shield from engine and latent heat
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By WKX2
Re: performance heatwrapping

whoa, quite a bit going on indeed I'd say the job is def getting done. I wish I had the room for my distro box next to the battery too.

If I had the winch + stereo amps, & all the accessories I'd...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-08-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By WKX2
Re: performance heatwrapping

Looks good Ramrod.. Is that dynomat on your volant? What type of filter are you running in there?

It might be time for some professional battery terminals on that yellow top. I'm in a project...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-05-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By WKX2
Re: performance heatwrapping

it's hard to see in the pic but the sensor is mounted to the CAI tube from the bottom, held in place with some JB Weld. I then wound the thermal wrap around it. I'll try to get a better pic if you...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-28-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By WKX2
Re: performance heatwrapping

well gents, I went ahead and wrapped it anyway. if nothing else it looks great...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By WKX2
Re: Double Din Install

hate to point out the obvious but did you adjust the left/right balance and fade settings on the head unit?

if thats a go, check the levels at the speaker wire with a multimeter. Turn the meter on...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-27-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By WKX2
performance heatwrapping

Finally got a pic of my heatwrapped CAI. Wanted to post in case others want to try this mod.

The heatwrap is from origin motorsports 2" x 50' $26.98 shipped (eBay)
comes with 8 stainless steel...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-27-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,645
Posted By WKX2
Re: Lets see your duals!

sounds like a good application for some dynomat above your pipes and maybe additional mat under the interior carpet (passenger side front and back)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-21-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By WKX2
Re: OEM air box tunnel?

that would be great! On a lesser technical scale, what about building a ram air that would come in through the lower radiator vent below the bumper and extend it up behind the headlight to the filter...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-20-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,503
Posted By WKX2
Re: Double Din Install

I used the same bezel to install my 2DIN JVC EXAD DVD system and an aftermarket frame to fit the stereo to the bezel. Works great, no harnesses used - I just soldered the new stereo wiring to the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-20-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,278
Posted By WKX2
Re: WK audio upgrade Questions

I'm getting ready to strip the wires on all my 12v cig adapter accessories and wire them into a distribution block hidden under the dash. This way, I can hide all the cables for the phone charger, xm...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-19-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

I got my stubby on! I plasti-dipped the base prior to installation..

http://i40.tinypic.com/35iyijc.jpg

http://i41.tinypic.com/2v8hdg5.jpg


Where: Pepboys Auto
What: 5" stubby antenna...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-18-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

^^ that bumper looks sick, how much & where?!? :thumbsup:
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 04-17-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,456
Posted By WKX2
Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

2 more [driveway pics] to show the finished results on '07 WK.

http://i40.tinypic.com/110zq5w.jpg

http://i42.tinypic.com/34t752v.jpg
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-17-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 63,207
Posted By WKX2
Re: 3.7l performance love

I wasnt interested in dyno data, its a small sluggish V6 engine getting a TB mod which to me doesnt warrant time on the dyno. Im more specifically looking for any "efficiency gains" before and after...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-17-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 63,207
Posted By WKX2
Re: 3.7l performance love

ok thanks for clarifying. Looks like PCM/TCM only on 3.7 WK. this little motor that couldn't is neither efficient nor powerful...what were the design engineers thinking? :slapfight:

FlyinRyan-...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 04-17-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,456
Posted By WKX2
Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

Thanks man! Oh that dremel is a $20 rotary tool from AutoZone. I've beat it up and it just keeps on tickin'.

I have enough leftover hardware to do up a 2010 WK black grill that I have in the...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 04-16-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 62,456
Posted By WKX2
Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

Just finished mine tonight.

Didn't use the aluminum foil method, I just made some guestimates and trimmed until everything was in perfect place. I ended up bending the mesh around the edges, top...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Did you DIY the tint on your brake + third tail lights? If no, where did you get?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Looks great! Are you running chrome trim on the sides? I'm thinking of adding a custom logo under the rear wiper of my debadged WK.. options are endless, so this may be a while.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-16-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 63,207
Posted By WKX2
Re: 3.7l performance love

IIRC there is another mod for the ECU that you do?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-16-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By WKX2
Re: OEM air box tunnel?

yes, that all makes sense. would be kool to be able to have directed air flow though (without introducing water of course)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-16-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 840
Posted By WKX2
OEM air box tunnel?

Im installing my Injen CAI this week, and looking at the OEM air box with the tunnel that runs towards the grill. Is anyone keeping this part intact, taking advantage of the airflow it provides to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 04-16-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 63,207
Posted By WKX2
Re: 3.7l performance love

I'm definitely interested in this mod. Will be putting in the Dynomax ultra flow 17236 and the Injen CAI this week and/or weekend. I will be ready for the tune in the next few weeks.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-15-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,944
Posted By WKX2
Re: Black 2012 Jeep SRT8 With Some Visual Modifications

SRT8 Grand Cherokee
http://www.cherokeesrt8.com/forums/picture.php?albumid=217&pictureid=873[/QUOTE]

Dodge Durango II
http://i41.tinypic.com/2wnbrlu.jpg

starting to look a little to similar...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-15-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

looks great :thumbsup:
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-15-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,944
Posted By WKX2
Re: Black 2012 Jeep SRT8 With Some Visual Modifications

Beautiful ride. Is it just me, or is this looking more and more like a Dodge Durango II?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-15-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Where did you score the carbon fiber console base panel?
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 04-12-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,901
Posted By WKX2
Re: wanting to install a double din

The answer is yes, you can install a 2DIN head unit, you only need to buy the Nav dash piece that matches your interior color (I got mine from the dealer) It fits perfectly in place of the old unit....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-12-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

thanks for the reminder....I need to do all of this myself...soon!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-11-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

- Changed fog and headlights to Xenon halogens [check]

- Chipped away the rest of the broken mirror on driver's side. Used Burco Redi Cut exact fit replacement glass, $19 on eBay. Now looks good...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-09-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By WKX2
Re: Siruis sounds like poop!!

have you ever replaced the antenna? You may get better reception (gain) if you went to a newer style, providing the SMB or SR-ADP connector is the same. Might run you $25-30 to figure it out unless...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By WKX2
Re: Plasti Dip completed

hah yeah, I read it wrong for sure. I've seen the all chrome audi R8 and that immediately came to mind when I read your sig.. just can't imagine someone doing that to a Jeep.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-09-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By WKX2
Re: Siruis sounds like poop!!

A huge majority of radio stations use both dynamic range and extensive multiband compression and just about everything you hear over the air has been compressed since the 60's whether its AM or FM....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2012, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By WKX2
Re: Plasti Dip completed

tks megatron. curious, what your custom seat covers look like and r u really going all chrome on your exterior? Using PD for this?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-08-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By WKX2
Re: Plasti Dip completed

Thanks, yeah I figured that out on the first tire. I've got plenty more PD to fab and shoot a mesh style grill - my next weekend project.

I used to have those wheels, and was wondering what...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-08-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,921
Posted By WKX2
Plasti Dip completed

I started the project last night, got 1.5 tires done then finished up the other two today, along with some trim pieces.

I took off one wheel at a time, cleaned the heck out of the wheels and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-06-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8,711
Views: 242,734
Posted By WKX2
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Thanks mate.

They never have this stuff in stock, I spent $25 for 4 cans online.. that I can live with -without having to hunt this stuff down locally
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