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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-27-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,845
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Front Axle & Transfer Case Skidplates Install

Sorry I haven't gotten to the fuel tank plate yet, been sitting in my garage for awhile now. I guess the good thing about traveling so much for work is it keeps miles off my jeep picked up in Sep...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-10-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,081
Posted By whatevrworks
Should be 194 type / w5w but basically the same...

Should be 194 type / w5w but basically the same as 168.

Search for "led license plate install" there is a thread I posted on this. Not all LEDs will fit the license plate because of the angle...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-09-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,446
Posted By whatevrworks
Has anyone with limited or overlands had this...

Has anyone with limited or overlands had this door led issue? I have not really heard of any problems other than with laredos. Luckily mine work and they are great!
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-08-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,445
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Sharkfin Antenna Install with Pics

FWIW the Sirius antenna is the base of the stock antenna which the sharkfin sits over. The metal "wire" portion of the stock antenna is the am/fm section. In the sharkfin instructions it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,509
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: No Power Folding Mirrors?

Well like i mentioned in another post, if someone wants to research it let me know. I travel quite a bit and have no problem "importing" some mirrors back with me from Europe on one of my trips.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-08-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 19,445
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Sharkfin Antenna Install with Pics

Works for all of them, I saw no difference in xm reception or am/fm. But I do believe the nav antenna at least for the 730n I have is located in the dash not the roof.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-03-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,797
Posted By whatevrworks
There is always the disconnect the negative side...

There is always the disconnect the negative side of battery for awhile and then reconnect. It should clear it out unless there is an internal battery in the 430.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-03-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,735
Posted By whatevrworks
I'm just stating the facts: there have been...

I'm just stating the facts: there have been several posts of people unhappy with the gearing or power of the v6. None of those with the v8. in fact people are happy with it and happy with their...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-03-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,735
Posted By whatevrworks
Ever notice on these forums in ANY thread you...

Ever notice on these forums in ANY thread you have never once seen the post: "I got the Hemi but really wish I had got with the v6. The Hemi is was too much power for me....". Seems the only people...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By whatevrworks
X2. Although if you are leaving MgCl on or salt...

X2. Although if you are leaving MgCl on or salt on your vehicle for that long without at least hosing it off you are just asking for additional corrosion anyways
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-02-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By whatevrworks
Do a search on here there were some people who...

Do a search on here there were some people who had an exhaust component rubbing on something and had to be repositioned slightly. I'm posting from iPhone so can't search the threads easily but seem...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-02-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,540
Posted By whatevrworks
I have the 2.201 installed on mine with an august...

I have the 2.201 installed on mine with an august build date.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-02-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By whatevrworks
Well I have the 730n and installed lockpick v3 a...

Well I have the 730n and installed lockpick v3 a few months back so cant speak for the 430. I did not notice any aux inputs for cameras or other videos on the back during the install. I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,200
Posted By whatevrworks
Somewhere there also is the sensor for the...

Somewhere there also is the sensor for the autodimming mirrors as well.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-02-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,369
Posted By whatevrworks
Lockpick allows for the addition of front or...

Lockpick allows for the addition of front or interior cameras (interior for watching kids in the back seat making sure they are not killing each other without having to turn around). All it would...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-31-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,899
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Oil Consumption

That would be the bigger problem than the oil consumption!
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-30-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,081
Posted By whatevrworks
I am working on building a plug n play resistor...

I am working on building a plug n play resistor that should work. I prefer the plug n play I possible and saves me from having to cut into the wiring.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Hemi Block Heater

Well let us know, because if you can get it in there I will probably get one. But dont want to have the stealer do it, so all depends on install difficultly.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Hemi Block Heater

are you doing the install or having the dealer do it?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-30-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,081
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: LED Liftgate Reverse and Tail Light Install w/pics

Here are some night pics, it was not totally dark but you get the idea. You can see that that liftgate tail lights are brighter than the OEM brake light/tail lights (cant change them yet due to the...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-30-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,703
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Interior Night Pics please

Check this thread there is a good pic about half way down the first page that will give you an idea.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=15099&highlight=door+light
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,166
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Hemi Block Heater

82212439

http://moparestore.trademotion.com/moparimages/accessory%20catalog/images/isheets/K6861087.pdf
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,736
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Rattle in Driver Side Front Door

Just take it in, it doesnt hurt it at all to have the panel pulled, just make sure they put new plastic retainer clips on the panel when they pop it back in. Make sure they do ALL of them, they are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,285
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: What Happened to Consumer Reports Safety Complaint?

Amazingly they were fairly quick to review the lexus suv they put a "do not buy" or whatever recommendation on due to one maneuver in their testing. Supposedly they tweaked the ESC software to fix...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-30-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,081
Posted By whatevrworks
Well if I had to do it again probably 30 min or...

Well if I had to do it again probably 30 min or less being careful when removing the interior panel and careful putting it back on. Took me a lot longer because I was busy swearing at Chrysler...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-30-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,081
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: LED Liftgate Reverse and Tail Light Install w/pics

The final results:





I will try to get a night pic and post tonight.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-30-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,081
Posted By whatevrworks
Talking LED Liftgate Reverse and Tail Light Install w/pics

** update: Added night pics further down in the thread.**

I installed the LED liftgate reverse and tail light bulbs today. This install was the worst out of all the bulbs I have replaced. If I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,285
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: What Happened to Consumer Reports Safety Complaint?

Im just saying they lean left, they only seem to give good marks to smaller fuel efficient vehicles, and when they are nonpartisan how can they come out in favor of obamacare? I find it hard to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,285
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: What Happened to Consumer Reports Safety Complaint?

CR is a blatantly liberal organization, they claim to be non-partisan and fair, and that may be the case for most products, but they rarely if ever give ANY good marks to any SUV or truck and seem to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Engine Temp Varies 5.7L

If it make you feel any better, I took delivery in August when temps were still in the 90s here, and temps were pretty constant, didnt see a difference when moving compared to idle. I havent done...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,824
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Draft under seats

May want to check the compartments under both seats, supposedly the battery compartment is vented to the outside (which makes sense) but maybe a source of the airflow. If that is not the problem...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,104
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Electric Tow Brake Controller

So just to make sure:

Bottom line is if you have a Class IV tow package all you need is the pigtail to connect your electric brake controller to the jeep correct?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-29-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,424
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: weight of Offroad II skid plates?

I can tell you the front axle is 15.5 pounds, transfer case is 23.8 pounds, I will get you the fuel tank one when it come in. My guess is around 40 pounds or so based on the size it will have to be.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-29-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,845
Posted By whatevrworks
Talking Front Axle & Transfer Case Skidplates Install

As I mentioned in another post I have not been a fan of skid plates on vehicles I have owned in the past, because I do my own work and they are a pain in the ass to remove. I didnt order this jeep...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,519
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Engine Temp Varies 5.7L

I am showing approximately 20 degree difference or so between idle temps and moving temps. Outside air temp where I have been has been in the 20's and there is a definite difference between moving...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-22-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,256
Posted By whatevrworks
I'm in the process of shopping around to add...

I'm in the process of shopping around to add these on. I am definitely going to add the transfer case skid plate and the fuel tank one. I do my own mx and on past jeeps it was a PIA to remove them...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-21-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By whatevrworks
Oh man....... I can't believe you suggested...

Oh man....... I can't believe you suggested changing the oil before 8000 or 8 million miles like some people on this board believe..... All to save a few bucks on an oil change ..... :)

Good...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-21-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,933
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: Burning oil

I am a 3-4 k service guy, but I check it probably once a month or just before going an any longer drives (basically out of the DC area). With all my jeeps I have yet to really find a problem when I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-21-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By whatevrworks
Re: 11 WK First Oil Change Question

Well as long as we are nit picking:

"Under no circumstances should oil change intervals exceed 8,000 miles (13,000 km) or 6 months, whichever comes first."

But yeah I am willing to admit when I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By whatevrworks
As stated by Chrysler customer service factory...

As stated by Chrysler customer service factory fill is NOT synthetic.
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