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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-20-2015, 08:00 AM
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Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

It dropped about almost an inch with the 800lb tongue but I have the load leveler bars that level it right back after they are installed. Pictured I'd just removed them and they are laying on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-19-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Added a 28 foot travel trailer and went camping. Is that srt abuse....
Tows very well. Just manually shift so the tow shift patterns don't
over rev like it's trying to pull twice the weight. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-11-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Ride quality, with the awd I don't need the width as I'm not putting it on a track.

The narrow will handle rain much better also.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-11-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Tires came in today. I took it to the dealer for the install.
After getting back home I gave her a bath.
265 50 20 YOKOHAMA PARADA SPEC-X P265/50R20 R20.
I cannot believe how smooth and easy to...
Forum: Audio/Video/Navigation/Alarms 04-02-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By simplewon
Re: Radar detector advice

radartest.com

Then reviews
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-01-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By simplewon
Re: Mopar Trailer Brake Module

It has it which made for simple plug n play of the controller.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By simplewon
Re: Mopar Trailer Brake Module

Another thread on an older model non srt shows a picture.

The mopar instructions state to the right of the obd2

Pic looks as if it's to the left.

I will have to take a look. Hate to pay...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-29-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By simplewon
Mopar Trailer Brake Module

Does anyone know if the 2014 SRT has the connection to simply plug n play this if the SRT has the factory towing package?

82213173 Integrated Trailer Brake Controller Module.

Also the non Mopar...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-17-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By simplewon
Re: Winter Rubber on OEMs?

Have you had any trouble from mounting these on the 10 inch rims. The tire sales companies are telling me I can't go narrower than the oem tire on the 10 inch rim. Are they just trying to sell me a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 900
Posted By simplewon
Re: lifetime bumper to bumper?

Wow, it wasn't offered to me, who wouldn't do that if they'd known about it. How sad.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,728
Posted By simplewon
Re: your history with Jeep

The 5.9 and 5.2 are mostly interchangeable parts except the crank and rods. Bore and stroke are different. Both are great.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,728
Posted By simplewon
Re: your history with Jeep

5.9 is like the the 318, the 5.7 is the newer hemi

Another amazing 5.9 is the old lil red express dodge truck. Rare and high now. Those were also mustang bruisers.


I have had my 5.9 since...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,728
Posted By simplewon
Re: your history with Jeep

1980 Cherokee Chief 4d 360 amc
1979 Cherokee Chief 2d wide track 360 amc
1979 J10 360 amc
1994 Grand Cherokee 5.2 limited
1998 Grand Cherokee 5.9, still have it
2006 Commander 5.7 limited
2014...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By simplewon
Re: Poor Fuel Economy?

My 14 gets 13 average city only normal driving. 19 interstate only 79mph eco off shifter set sport mode.

I have not tried eco on in the city but eco on the interstate drops the mpg running 70 or...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 896
Posted By simplewon
Re: 15 SRT hardships within first weeks...

Sorry to hear the trouble you've had. Glad you have it fixed though the two week wait would have sent me into a fit.

I've looked for the "Also read an article about a 2015 GC tested by cars.com on...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 12-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,089
Posted By simplewon
Re: Raising an SRT WK2?

2 inch taller and much softer springs become available. I'll bite.

I didnt get it to run at a track.

Only redlights.

I would love it ride as good as my 98 5.9 zj instead of rougher than...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By simplewon
Re: Changing the SRT 6.4 oil filter

Changed mine today. I used the oil filter end cap wrench. Tap it on the end of the filter then uses a 3/8th inch ratchet to loosen. Take the end cap wrench off before loosening enough to cause it to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By simplewon
Re: Adaptive Cruise warning

Correction, I read all the srt threads.

I just read your post in the non srt section about this issue.

Looks like I'm not the only one who has seen the feature change.
One other claimed to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By simplewon
Re: Adaptive Cruise warning

Problem is I read all the threads, I just don't remember them.

What i do remember is using the feature showing it off to my four sons many times.

Now the feature is gone.

From the manual...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By simplewon
Re: Adaptive Cruise warning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbK5gp0ULbw

This shows it has it. Edmonds review shows it has it. Truck trends shows it does not.

If FCW kicks in. It notifies you.

I have shown the feature...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,592
Posted By simplewon
Adaptive Cruise warning

When I purchased Dec 2013 my srt would come to a complete stop if needed while using adaptive cruise.

Several software updates later I nearly hit a car that stopped in front of me
while using...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,274
Posted By simplewon
Re: Finally Got Her Done (For Now) - Photos

Looks great. Personalized. Love it.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,363
Posted By simplewon
Re: White MY15 SRT OZ

Congrats, awesome ride.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-26-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By simplewon
Re: Nokian Winter Tires

I'm thinking the wrangler duratrac...same size.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,592
Posted By simplewon
Re: Stone damage on rear doors

Front edge of the rear fender flares on mine are chipped pretty bad already at only 6k on the odo
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By simplewon
Re: Camera Setup

I just bought the Olympus TG-3

Going to Cancun next week and will use it snorkeling and quit taking pics with my
blackberry.

Has a slick new feature, focal stacking. It can snap a few pics...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-30-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,602
Posted By simplewon
Re: Cornering apparently isn't THAT good...

I run high mileage for a living. Feeling sorry for this guy. Could be just stupid driving but no doubt he didn't plan on this. Fuel spills to squirrels could be on every turn we all make.

A 99...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-28-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,041
Posted By simplewon
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

After this update.....Finally, the os within the radio is quick and the backup cam is perfect. Thanks I have to say. Also, when i remote start, the ac is blasting just like I left
it when I got...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Thanks for the info. I'll apply it this weekend.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Looking forward on the how to. Thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

My original was a black mopar the same size as the srt one i put on. I used the larges of the harbor frt end cap oil filter wrench to take it off. Comes with several sizes in the pack.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 158,488
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Changed the oil for the 1st time. Filter stuck, bought a strap wrench with no luck. Then bought a short socket type that a 3/8th inch ratchet fits....harbor frt...

That took took it right off. The...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-06-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,244
Posted By simplewon
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

The GoPoint BT1 is bluetooth and works with iOS. Their BT1A works with both iOS and Android via Bluetooth.[/QUOTE]

Good to know.

Thanks
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,244
Posted By simplewon
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

The elm 327 is cheap and works well but not with ios devices. Movi works on a mac with the elm 327, I use it on my mbp and macbook air fine with the bluetooth elm 327.

Those wanting to use a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 49,748
Posted By simplewon
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

Thanks. I stole it years ago from a non Jeep forum. Wish I could take credit lol
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 49,748
Posted By simplewon
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

After update, rear cam still jittery. Oh well. Still very usable anyway.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 49,748
Posted By simplewon
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

Good deal. I got it downloaded. Now to put it on the jeep. Hope it fixes the choppy backup cam and adds headlight ribbon and drl settings lol....yeah right
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,388
Posted By simplewon
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By simplewon
Re: Auto/Sport/Track

There appears to be one more mode per the manual.
This does not state it adjusts the valving in the shocks.

SPORT (S)
This mode alters the transmission’s automatic shift schedule for sportier...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-17-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,104
Posted By simplewon
Re: Do you use FCW braking ?

I leave it on but disabled park assist due to annoying beeps putting the Jeep in the garage. The park assist turns itself back on by it's self after a few days. Annoying.

FCW has already saved...
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