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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-03-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,304
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Seems shifty.

There are parts inventory for this shifter too


It also solves the paddle shifters being accidentally hit on the wheel.

I sure hope it's not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By mswlogo
Re: V6 Grand Cherokee...The good and the bad?.

The V6 is an awesome engine. Sure, if gas was free, I'd have an SRT Hell Cat.
If they made a V6 SRT I'd buy it in a heart beat. All the trimmings of an SRT with the V6 motor. I like the V6 as much...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,090
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Annual state inspection.

4 Phones (HTC M8, HTC M9, Samsung S5 and LG G4) and two Jeeps (2014, 2015) and Bluetooth was Solid on all of them on every update.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,202
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Be honest, how bad is it?

Actually most folks say today you're better off with it in front ;)

Blog Post | Rear tire blowouts v. front tire blowouts... | Car Talk...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-04-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,651
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Whats your choice of oil for your WK2?

Actually that's not true. Look at the info posted on Mobile 1 0w-20 and 5w-20 it's different at 100C. Not hugely different but it is different.

And I expect the difference is wider after the oil...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-30-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,651
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Whats your choice of oil for your WK2?

In case anyone is interested, here is a link to MS-6395 specification

MS-6395...MOBIL1!...Amsoil?? - DodgeTalk : Dodge Car Forums, Dodge Truck Forums and Ram Forums...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,651
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Whats your choice of oil for your WK2?

The oils in Europe are different because the fuel is different.

The difference in full synthetic 5w vs full synthetic 0w for cranking cold is pretty small, unless you live at the north pole. So...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,651
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Whats your choice of oil for your WK2?

Chrylser MS-6395 is many specifications.
There is seperate requirments for 0w-20 and 5w-20

Just because it meets MS-6395 does not mean it's the correct oil.

0w-20 is probably fine but may void...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-28-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,255
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Pennzoil Ultra Platinum

Just was in Walmart minutes ago and they had it for $21 and change.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-09-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 460
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Looking for tips on installing a Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller

I can see the pros and cons of each of your locations.

The Media cubby is mostly occupied with my STi-R+ Radar Detector I also can't see anything on that shelf from where I sit.

I like the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-02-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Auto high beams question

Yes, and with rain sense wipers those come on automatically as well. Which trigger the Automatic headlights, which trigger the automatic highbeam.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-28-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,923
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Brake Life & The Grand Cherokee WK2 ?


I think the Pickup Truck was equally guilty. That's why even if you are pissed, it's sometimes better to just get out of the jerks way, because you may...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 91,145
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

As does Prius, I would expect these start/stop engines to move towards Electric A/C, Electric Assisted Steering etc. My wifes 2011 VW CC (Gas) has Electric Steering (which has been flawless). That...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-10-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,568
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 2015 Overland or Altitude?

Bought Both a limited 2014 (ordered) and Overland 2015 were completely stress free, two different dealers.
Both around 4% below invoice. Never even haggled. I just use cars.com to find them and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-09-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,440
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Asking for help on how to not get ripped off.

$507/mo rent for a Limited is rediculous.
Why people think it's easier to get out of a vehicle with a lease is beyond me.
It's WORSE, you are locked in for 3 years.

If it looks to expensive to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,828
Posted By mswlogo
Re: My new wheels

Pics look fine. I like those tires too.

Are you using spacers or something or wider tires? Wheels look they have a wider stance.

P.S. Sun is generally bad for taking pics (unless it's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-06-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,155
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Strength / load ability of the panoramic sunroof

Good point. I wasn't aware of differences on the rails themselves.
Keep in mind that with something like a Kayak, the Wind is probably WAY more of a factor than it's weight. The downward or upward...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-06-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,477
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 2015 JGC Ecodiesel Towing capability

I can't imagine either matters. The rating is the same.
Other than you might have more tire choices for your needs with 18"
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-05-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By mswlogo
Re: My exit from Durango Forum

Phew. You should be good.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,081
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Interesting visit to the DMV today ...

It's a result of politicians afraid to use the "Tax" word. Instead they introduce more "Fees".
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Question for Potential Buyer

For me, the Automatic Highbeam is one of the best features of the LED/HID lights. Which you won't get with Aftermarket.

Part of that Lux package includes most (if not all) of the Upgrade on the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-23-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,974
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Best sd card for my new 2015 Summit?

I have 64GB SD and USB and they both work fine.
Make sure the USB stick is FAT32 and if you do have to format it on Windows it won't let you use FAT32 on large drives. You need a 3rd party tool. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,492
Posted By mswlogo
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By mswlogo
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-11-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By mswlogo
Re: How much should i be paying?

I got 4% below invoice locally on both my GC's without haggling.

Seriously consider Advanced Tech Group.
Read the threads on it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-05-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,477
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 2015 JGC Ecodiesel Towing capability

What's does it weigh (loaded)? How much do you plan to trailer?

Many trailers have Surge Brakes which can work quite well too and less involved hookup wise. They are completely hydraulic so it's...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-03-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 8.4AN Radio related to Blue Tooth

Yes, and it's annoying, isn't it. Who wants to stare at the blank phone screen. I like how the Seat controls window automatically closes. The Phone should work the same way. It should be a "Pop Up...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Problems to look for when buying a used 2014 Overland

Once we got past the tranny issues on the V6, which were quite real and wide spread and 99% firmware. And the xmas tree issue. Which I'm not sure effected V8's. I tend to see more issues with V8's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Problems to look for when buying a used 2014 Overland

Actually I think your both right.
Also they updated radio somewhere along the way.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,298
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Problems to look for when buying a used 2014 Overland

Make sure it has a build date later than august 2013
and has all the flashes and recalls done.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,252
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Economy Mode button, hate the default?!

With the last Transmission update (Dec-2013-ish if I recall)
I barely notice the difference with Eco On or Off on the 3.6L.
Mostly on the highway on how much it resists wanting to goto into 8th....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,012
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Synthetic oil?

I do 20K a year and live in MA and drive up to NH often. Plenty of potholes, that will knock your teeth out. Been lucky I guess. Maybe they cancel each other out statistically over time.

I got...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,317
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 10,000 Miles

I have a V6 and I'm at 20K miles on a 2014 (Built in Aug 2013) and I'm quite pleased with it.

2 Transmission firmware updates and 1 HVAC firmware update. Nothing else has been done. I change my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-29-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,858
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Ouch

That's why I should NEVER get an SRT. Because I'm sure I'd do something stupid with it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,502
Posted By mswlogo
Re: 1 Year Review with the V6 Pentastar

My 6 shifts flawlessly at any speed. Not just good, but great.

Light foot or heavy foot it reads your mind.

This is in eco mode.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-25-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By mswlogo
Second Blackstone Oil Report Pentastar 3.6L

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,378
Posted By mswlogo
Re: JD Power Initial Quality

1 year in, 15k. And only 2 visits for transmission firmware.
Will make another visit for hvac firmware and brake booster recall.

Pretty happy so far.

Builds in early 2013 really skewed the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-10-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,638
Posted By mswlogo
Re: $50k+ is a lot of money for a new vehicle...

You said it right above.

You said I can pay $50K cash with 1/11 of our take home pay.

The math is really tricky here.

11 * $50K = $550K TAKE HOME PAY.

Take home means, after taxes.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-18-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By mswlogo
Re: First Issue - No Sound

I doubt it will work, but I'd try a factory reset before driving 65 miles.
Note you will lose all settings if you factory reset it.

Might be a separate fuse for the amp too.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,534
Posted By mswlogo
Re: Made the move! Hi, I'm Anthony aka The New Guy

Now stop reading before you find problems that aren't problems ;)

Congrates !!
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