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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-27-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Easy fix for "blinding" too bright headlight indicator

Pretty cool, great mod, thanks for posting :)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-27-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Aftermarket Runninng boards?

Jeep really needs an integrated solution. I tried adding some after-market bars and they didn't fit all that great. They also flexed a bit when standing on them. I'm not sure if you could ever get a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 849
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Anybody ever order from these guys?

Did you ask your dealer to price match?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-13-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,803
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Audio Upgrade on Laredo

Yeah, the front speakers fit perfect; rear speakers I had to drill a couple of mounting holes.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-13-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,803
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Audio Upgrade on Laredo

The Boston Acoustics I put in...

Front: 6 x 9
Rear: 6 1/2
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-12-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,803
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Audio Upgrade on Laredo

Speakers? Should be at the top of your list.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,772
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: What kind of "Freebies" did you get from your dealer?

2 years of oil changes and a Jeep hat :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,349
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Brillilant Black, Mineral Grey or Maximum Steel?

Stone White :cool:

Mineral Gray was the runner-up.

The trim and tinted windows create a vivid contrast to the stone white that gives the GC a super clean, contemporary look and feel. Add a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-01-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,803
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Audio Upgrade on Laredo

There's no factory amp in the stock Laredo, or as mentioned, RCA jacks. You will get a noticable difference just replacing the speakers.

I added one of those mini flat subs from Crutchfield...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-30-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,236
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: My custom Katzkin Leather Seats

Nice! Thanks for posting...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-26-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,122
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Is MaxCare Lifetime a good care?

With all due respect for everyone answering your questions here...

For peace of mind, you should call Chrysler customer service with your questions. They have a department for warranties and can...
Forum: Detailing 01-24-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,247
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: I got my WK2...now how to keep it clean!!

Washing your GC on a regular basis (properly) is the best way to keep it looking new and won't allow contaminates to adhere to the surface. Also, keep a bottle of quick Detailer in the Jeep in case...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,337
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Rear license plate frame

It looks like it may be an Altec Ital
http://www.altecproducts.com/products_platecovers.htm
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-21-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Swap

Just FYI, a more descriptive title would be greatly appreciated. Something like:

"Looking to swap my Chrome Mirror Covers for Black"
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,738
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Westin Platinum Tubular Side Steps

I tried on the Westin Platinum Oval 4" and didn't like the fit. They stuck out too far from the body and sprung a bit when stepping on them. Also, the plastic foot pads were paced too far forward...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,734
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Summit grille

For those still interested in replacing their grille...

It's a pretty easy mod. Probably the trickiest part is getting off those pop rivets in the wheel wells (2 each side). I ended up using a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: First wax

You should clay bar before the first wax as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-21-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 967
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Ready to buy--purchasing virgin

First of all, go to the finance manager and negotiate financing BEFORE you talk to the sales department. If you have good credit you will get a better rate than Chrysler is offering. Let them know...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: New Member to the Jeep Family - '12 Laredo X 4x4

Another Self-Santa, LOL

Pic #2 looks awesome! It really shows off the clean body lines of the GC :)

Take some time during the holidays to give it a good clay bar and wax treatment to protect...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,126
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: USAA Pricing? Is this a good deal?

$6561 off MSRP for a 2012? What are you waiting for?

If you haven't already read the pricing thread on JeepForum.com, check it out:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f309/prices-paid-1137085/
...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-18-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,845
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: What Accessories are a must IYO

Keep your new Jeep looking good!


Meguiar's Smooth Surface Clay Kit
Meguiar's New Car Care Kit
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-17-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,945
Posted By KevInSoCal
JustForJeeps Coupon Codes?

Where can I find the JeepGarage codes?

I want to buy a new grille and shipping is over $50, yikes! May have to buy from my local dealer...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-17-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,496
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: 3.6 or 5.7

If you're not concerned about the extra expenses of the V8, get it. You won't be disappointed.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-17-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Aries 3" stainless nerf bars on 2011 GCO

Where did you get them for $215?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-16-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,484
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Front Grille Removal

I've been doing some research, as I want to swap out my stock grille also.

Here's the Mopar instructions found on JustForJeeps.com
http://site.justforjeeps.com/guide/82212796.pdf

I checked...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-16-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Aries 3" stainless nerf bars on 2011 GCO

What color GC do you have? Can you post a pic?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-15-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: any recommendations for an aftermarket trailer hitch to put on a V6 Laredo X

Definitely go with the Mopar hitch.

I wanted the tow package from the factory as well, but they just don't include it for the Laredo.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-15-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,845
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: What Accessories are a must IYO

Roof Rack
Nerf Bars/Running Boards (so you can reach the roof rack)
Trailer Hitch
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-10-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,323
Posted By KevInSoCal
Stone White - Replacing Grille - Black or Chrome?

I want to replace the stock Laredo grille. I know black would look good, but what about chrome?

I was thinking chrome might look pretty sharp as well, especially if I do the fog light bezels as...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-08-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Speaker Upgrade and New Subwoofer - Advice Needed

I'm planning to velcro the flat sub to the battery compartment access panel and remove it when I need to get to the battery, which hopefully isn't too often.

My first choice (under the driver's...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-08-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By KevInSoCal
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-08-2011, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,744
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Is the new 6 speed v8 2012 worth it or save money and get 2011

As mentioned eariler, check the build date. I looked at there 2011s last week and the build dates were August and October 2010. One of the dealers had picked up inventory from a dealership that had...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-07-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Speaker Upgrade and New Subwoofer - Advice Needed

Been on the line with Crutchfield tech support sorting things out and learning a lot :)

I measured under the non-powered passenger seat, and it looks like it should fit. Lots of room under there...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-07-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,282
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: New Exterior Mod to Rear License Plate Brow

The brow looks much better painted! I would be definitely be interested in getting it done (stone white).

Scott, how much are we looking at?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-07-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Questions before purchase Need advice ASAP

If you're going to be towing, you should seriously consider the factory tow option. It's actually a pretty good deal (at least it was for the 2011s).
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,575
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Newbie's perspective on buying GC

Have you heard of the lifetime warranty offered by Chrysler? I believe you can get it for less than 2K, or they have a 7 year warranty for less than 1K.

I guess it depends on what price range...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-06-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: Speaker Upgrade and New Subwoofer - Advice Needed

Appreciate the quick reply and good info...

I'm planning on putting the subwoofer under one of the front seats as there seems to be plenty of room under there.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-06-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,532
Posted By KevInSoCal
Speaker Upgrade and New Subwoofer - Advice Needed

Seasonís Greetings Everyone!

I just picked up an early Christmas present for my family; a snow white Laredo J Itís got the E group (power driverís seat) and Uconnect.

I want to upgrade the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-04-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,708
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: after market trailer hitch

I read the installation guide and it looks pretty easy to cut out the fascia. Take your time, measure twice, cut once :)
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-03-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,262
Posted By KevInSoCal
Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

I'm working on a deal for a base model Laredo; good to hear :)




What's up with that? Why can't anything be done about it?
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