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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-20-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Installing JBL MS-8 in 2014 JGC Overland

Greetings,

Welcome to the forum and enjoy your 2012 JGC. But, most of all congratulations on your forth coming hitching.:thumbsup:

Let me be quite frank with the JBL MS-8. This weekend I have...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-18-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Audio upgrade advise

Greetings,

With regards to speakers, as I tell everybody, no two people hear alike. The choices are very good. IMO, it comes down to the tweeter. Do you prefer a soft and clear sound of a soft...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-15-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,261
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Sound system: Summit vs. Overland

Greetings,

Yes, go with the M & K. They are back and in fact check out Ken's new line.

Kreisel Sound (http://www.kreiselsound.com)

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-14-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,895
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Navigation Issues

Greetings,

I have only seen the RA4 briefly and based on the feedback from others, this could very will be Garmin's OEM B line software.

With out even a doubt Jeep should have put a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-03-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,431
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: JD Power Initial Quality

Greetings,

I guess the perfect car in the same price range for Jeep does exist with another manufacture.

Here is some fun reading:

I guess that those who drive GM vehicles wish they had...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-30-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,099
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

For those who want an aftermarket unit for the Google system, Alpine announced today in Japan, that in 2015 products will be available. Sometime this fall, CarPlay is due out by them...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-30-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Removal of Subwoofer

Greetings,

If you are not using Pandora One, their top of the line option, you are not missing anything. The sub does not do justice at all.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,099
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

Just a followup to question a few days ago.

As I said in the 1st response, the advantage of the online map databases update the information continuously. I know that Waze and Google...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,099
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

You have notable concern that I agree with regarding data mining. For all intensive purposes the smartphone is a computer and should be treated as one in order to protect your data. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,099
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

As I understand it, the Chevy Cruze is only using the smartphone to download the navigation only into the headunit. All other apps does not integrate except for music. The advantage...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: New Tires HELP!

Greetings,

Usually, a commercial grade tire does give you a long tire life span depending on the road conditions. Believe or not, I found the Pet Boys Dakota AT gives me a solid performance for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: New Tires HELP!

Greetings,

I another great tire to look into that might fit your functions is the GY Duratrac's.
There is great information on it in the regular forum under Suspensions, Brakes, etc....

Best...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-21-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,739
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 8.4 Uconnect WifFi Interface Kit

Greetings,

Correct, their is no touch screen control off the factory OEM 8.4 display using the Cruz set up..

The advantage with this system is you have complete access to your device to do what...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-20-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,739
Posted By 1stJeepGC
2014 8.4 Uconnect WifFi Interface Kit

Greetings,

For those who have the 2014 8.4 and a factory rear view camera, here is an interesting interface for wifi from Cruz. Make your smartphone IOS or Android mirror onto your screen. ...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-02-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Nokian Rotiva AT 265/60/18 10,000 mile update

Greetings,

Right now I am close to 15K on them. So far, they are wearing down nicely. Plenty of tread left. Pretty much the same results as I reported at 10K. This is the first time I owned...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,859
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Train Horn

Greetings,

Great video and more important, great work by yourself. Keep it up.
Always stay positive.


Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-23-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,847
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

Greetings,

The SRT with HK system has 19 speakers in 14 locations. The 3.5 speakers are coaxial driver that I believe use a passive crossover. Technically, a coaxial speaker is made up of 2...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,684
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: New tire

Greetings,

A few years back, Bridgestone brought a stake in Nokian. I do not know how much they own now. They wanted to have access to their technology.

With regard to the bumps, according to...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Michellen Tyres any good???

Greetings,

If you have had success with the Cooper AT3's down in Aussie with the different temperature ranges, then go for it. Cooper did a great job on them. The Latitude is a pure joke of a...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-13-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Nokian Rotiva AT 265/60/18 10,000 mile update

Greetings,

Nokian Rotiiva AT (http://www.nokiantires.com/tyre?id=132374)

It has been almost a year that I have had the Nokian Rotiva AT with 10k+ on them. To date I have not been able to use...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-28-2013, 11:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,432
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

Greetings,

For in-dash GPS headunits, as everybody here as reported, stay with the following brands: Kenwood, Alpine and Pioneer. These brands all use the Navteq maps and iPhone integration does...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-25-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,445
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox Options

Greetings,

I have been in the sound business in many different areas including car audio for way over 30 years now. Yes, you are correct :thumbsup: that the key is the enclosure location and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 562
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Need Help Audio Upgrade 2012 Overland 730N

Greetings,

I would search the threads by the following forum members that have done their or fully participated in their respective upgrades:

MOOSEHEAD, SUBBIE09, RAGEOFFURY AND VOYAGERX just...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-09-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,624
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Navigation Performance

Greetings,

Most of the problems occur traveling into the small towns, back roads or small developments that reroute local roads. TomTom maps have same problem.

Both Navteq and TomTom use...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: How are mids and highs?

Greetings,

In the 2014 Overland you should be getting the Alpine system, unless you are getting the Overland Summit which will be getting the HK system. With the Alpine you are getting the 6x9...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-24-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Overland Audio Specs

Greetings,

The sub is a dual 2 ohm connection.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-24-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Overland Audio Specs

Greetings,

Check out this link as well:

http://www.experiencealpine.com/jeep/

I have not come a cross any information describing crossover points or wattage breakdowns for all the speakers....
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-24-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,556
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Question about amped output to sub.

Greetings All,

The Alpine premium factory amp is a 7.1 DSP unit using Alpine's Euphony Surround Sound processor similar to the same concept that JBL/Harman uses in their Logic 7. The unit...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-06-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,231
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Replacing front speakers

Greetings,

Component speakers such as Focal are tuned to the passive crossover that comes with set. The Alpine system that we have does not have a passive crossover rather an active crossover that...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-25-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Audio Suggestions

Greetings,

I am patiently waiting to upgrade my complete Alpine Premium Sound System as well.

For the front speakers I already started to purchase components for a 3-way system. In your case a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-24-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,984
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Speaker upgrades

Hi and seasons greetings,

Currently the two options to completely up grade the bass is the stealthbox or custom enclosure from an installer who knows how to tune the box with the component...
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