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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-22-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: How many miles on stock brakes?

^^ haha

well, i just hit 84,500 miles and havent heard or felt anything from my pads.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-15-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: How many miles on stock brakes?

haha, yeah it does not down shift very well, unless in tow haul. (but who the hell drives around with that on). Yeah i might have to take a peek here soom at those pads. might just have to get some...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-15-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Any one else have issues with their water pump?

talked to dealership, they ordered me another water pump. Looks like i will be replacing water pumps every 35-40K miles????? lol. I am going to have to ask them about this when i go in to pick up...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-12-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: How many miles on stock brakes?

i completely agree with you on that. I am somewhere in between. Michigan miles. Still lots of hwy with the ocassional rush hour traffic if i get out of work late, or down town traffic when going...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-11-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By MICHIWK2
How many miles on stock brakes?

Just wondering how many miles everyone was getting with originall pads.

I am just over 73K miles.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: 2014 JGC Crash Test Results - Video, Pics, Concerns

http://i1346.photobucket.com/albums/p688/nmucowboy/Random%20Shots/RIPjeep_zps6ded45c0.jpg
I walked away no injuries... 65MPH into an escape. i know it isnt as solid as a concrete wall... but...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,919
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

ok cool, yeah no QL then for me. Might just have to bump up the headlighs a smidge. I turned off the AUTO feature for my headlights. It was irritating having the brights turn on and off, on and...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-11-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By MICHIWK2
How many miles you get on a set of brakes?

I am currently at 73+ k miles on ORIGINAL pads.

Just wanted to see how many miles everyone else has been getting on first set of pads.

2011 GC Limited 5.7L HEMI
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By MICHIWK2
Any one else have issues with their water pump?

About 35K to 40K miles i had a faulty water pump. Replaced under warranty and have been fine until now. i have 73K miles on my GC and have not heard back from the dealership as to the extent of the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,919
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HID Headlights pointed up too high?

please enlighten me.. What is QL??? When i start my jeep, the lights automatically aim up hold for a second then come back down. because my headlights seem to be too low on low beam. Kind of...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,344
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Totalled

http://i1346.photobucket.com/albums/p688/nmucowboy/Random%20Shots/RIPjeep_zps6ded45c0.jpg
Just crusing down the freeway at 65mph. Looked out my drivers window for a split second. when i looked...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

Stalls out, cuts out... whatever, the engine shuts off. AND yes acctually my jeep DOES 'shut down' (or however you want to say it) if my key is not in the vehicle and you try to move it.

This is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

RIGHT!!! the last time it happened to me was on an exit ramp with a pretty sharp turn. Try stopping and turning a 2.5 Ton vehicle with no power steering or power brakes.

However, the first time...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

what year GC's do you have? I know it might nat make a difference but mine was made 5-2011. will be going to check it out today...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

huh, never thought about that... duh.. will have to check that out today... but i also live down a dirt road, so it seems like it would have done it as well while being bounced around over the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

but what happens to your jeep when it is running and the FOB leaves the vehicle and you hit the accelerator??? the engine stalls out... so if the FOB is faulty and momentarily 'disconnects' if you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,756
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Do you find yourself having to make a lot of slight steering corrections?

i have noticed the same thing with my 11' WK2. mine pulls ever so slightly to the left. i corrected this merely by running my driver side front tire a couple PSI higher than my passenger.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

Last time this happened to me was about this time a year ago... i do not remember which FOB it did it with. but i probably will swap them out anyways just as a process of elimination...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: HEMI randomly dies

gas tank is over 3/4 full.

I took it in after the first time it did it and they said that without a code being thrown they cannot diagnose anything. i guess if it does happen a third time and it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,262
Posted By MICHIWK2
HEMI randomly dies

This has no happened to me TWICE!!! 69,xxx miles, consistanly regular PM has been done on everything...

I was getting off the freeway onto the exit ramp and half way through the turn, THE D@MN...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,734
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: High pitched whistle sound from heating blower fan

Glad i checked into this... I have an '11 Limited WK2 and have experienced the same thing... even had it quite working on me last summer. pulled the fuse, threw it back in and since then had noticed...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-09-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,269
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Mud Flaps - Yes or No

[QUOTE=BobT;890220]Also the rear mud flaps have saved me doing body damage to the car. I was backing towards a low brick wall I couldn't see. The mud flaps touched first and warned me. I got a few...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-18-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,609
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: LED Approach/Entry/Puddle Lighting Mod write-up!!!

That plastidip is good sh!t. I use that to waterproof toggle switches and all sorts of other crap. Good call on that one. I think instead of getting burned on ebay ordering some crappy made...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-20-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Issues with your HEMI???

Stock exhaust???

if not, i am not sure what it would be...
Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 05-16-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,924
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: 2.5 inch Lift but what tires?

^^^ very true. I had to put in a new rear driveshaft for my 4 inch lift. Didnt make it 5k miles before it took a crap on me. Got mine from Carolina driveline (or driveshafts i cannot remember) ...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-15-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
You have the srt8? It could just be that motor...

You have the srt8? It could just be that motor breaking in ;-)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-15-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Issues with your HEMI???

When it switches to Economy mode???I can not even tell a difference when it switches to 4 cyls. (based on sound) Where is your sound coming from? the engine? Trans?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-13-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
This is true... Just a blip in the computer?

This is true... Just a blip in the computer?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-13-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Issues with your HEMI???

I was getting on the E-way this past weekend and my jeep stalled on me!!! I just rolled 48K mi.

I was talking with my brother in law about this. We have had high 60 low 70 degree weather for the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-26-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,609
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: LED Approach/Entry/Puddle Lighting Mod write-up!!!

get some marine grade epoxy mixed up and cover the end in that... I use the marine grade epoxy on my jetski, so i know it is water proof AND durable.

just my .02
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-26-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Issues with your HEMI???

2011 GC...


It had between 25K and 35K on it when these issues popped up...

I am about to hit 48K here by the next tank of gas and have not had any other issues so far.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-25-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,149
Posted By MICHIWK2
Issues with your HEMI???

I was wondering if any one else has had any type of issues with their HEMI in their WK2. I have already had to replace my water pump and (the dealership told me) i had a collapsed lifter on one of...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-25-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,118
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Hemi spark plug change interval?

Changed the plugs last night. Done and cleaned up in an hour and a half. That includes taking a break to eat soem pizza when delivery guy showed up. Not that hard. If you are somewhat...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-12-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,118
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Hemi spark plug change interval?

ive got about 45k on my GC. She is still running good. I think the dealer i go to does it for like $250.
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 03-12-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By MICHIWK2
WK2 #2 :: 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee

WK2 #2 :: 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2013-03-12 12:10:15)
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 03-12-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By MICHIWK2
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2013-03-12 12:01:07)
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 03-12-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,426
Posted By MICHIWK2
WK2 #1 :: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

WK2 #1 :: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2013-03-12 11:57:47)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-12-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 41,314
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Winch Mount and bumper

^^^ that is sick with the black grill
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-11-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,269
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Mud Flaps - Yes or No

Ive got front and rear on my 2011. I live on a dirt road, and before i got them, it was IMPOSSIBLE to keep that thing clean. Look at how dirty your jeep is now and multiply that by ten in about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-11-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,153
Posted By MICHIWK2
Re: Anyone have a Brush Guard, Bull Bar or Light Bar?

Just found this about 20 minutes ago. Thought this was nice for those of us who dont do serious offroading with our every day driver.

Jeep Grand Cherokee bumper kits, WK2... 2011, 2012, 2013...
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