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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-18-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 83,637
Posted By Raptor
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

And how would you know that?

HD 220A alternators are no longer available in a hemi equipped Overland with HD brakes, HD cooling, and trailer tow?? Why would Jeep do that?

Others (who might be...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-18-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,018
Posted By Raptor
Re: HK audio on 2015 limited and overland?

What do you mean "would continue"?

I wasn't aware you could order the HK audio system in any other trim level other than the Summit's & SRT's.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-18-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By Raptor
Re: Diablo/HEMIfever reprogram tire size?

Yes that option is provided, only problem is....... It doesn't work!

Every time you change the tire size to correct the speedometer/odometer for non OEM tire sizes the ABS light illuminates and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-17-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,018
Posted By Raptor
Re: HK audio on 2015 limited and overland?

Will those HK audio options be available for ordering on 2016 Limiteds? or Overlands?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-17-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 83,637
Posted By Raptor
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Does anyone know if a 2016 Overland (w/5.7L Hemi) comes with, or can be ordered with??

(1) 220 Amp Alternator (BAJ)?

(2) 800 Amp Battery (BCF)?

(3) 19 Speakers High Performance Audio...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-16-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,018
Posted By Raptor
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-15-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Raptor
Re: Nokian Snow tires

Lots of forum members running Nokian severe snow/ice rated tires on their Grand Cherokees.
Most members rave about them, myself included. :)

Do a search for the threads.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-12-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,733
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brown sludge scum in coolant bottle.

What!! Mixing HOAT with OAT will lead to disaster! Don't do it!!!!

GO-5 is the European spec for a HOAT (Hybrid Organic Acid Technology) type coolant which should never be mixed with an OAT ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-12-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By Raptor
Re: Carbon fiber hoods for wk2?

Excellent?? Let the buyer beware!

Not excellent for this forum member, you might want to PM him for the story;
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-12-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By Raptor
Re: Recall for the TIPM

Hey I'm tryin to help. You and everyone else here. :rolleyes:
What's with all the hostility in your third post on this forum ?

We did exchange information...... you posted misinformation about...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,313
Posted By Raptor
Re: Removed front fascia & detail today

Dennisnyc40....... very nice Jeep!

What kind of wheels do you have? Where did you get them? Size/offset?

Did you replace the front grill inserts w/black honeycomb parts?

The grill rings...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-09-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By Raptor
Re: Recall for the TIPM

If your no longer under warrantee that's probably the best course of action!
Especially if you just got on of these recall letters from Chrysler;

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/rc_P0915.pdf

I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-09-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,160
Posted By Raptor
Re: Adding SRT8 sway bar/s questions

Yes I agree!

But you'll get a much better price on that rear bar here;

Genuine Mopar Jeep Parts & Accessories | Buy Mopar Jeep Parts & Accessories Online...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By Raptor
Re: Recall for the TIPM

Wow a lot of misinformation in this thread about TIPM's, new TIPM's, newer TIPM's, Chryslers recall for the faulty fuel pump relay built into the problematic failing TIPM's....... So let me clarify;...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-06-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Raptor
Re: Upgrade speakers

Did you read any of the posted links.... It's all posted there!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-05-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 17,556
Posted By Raptor
Re: Long extended crank & no start FIXED!!

Should be, but I would run it by a local Chrysler dealer parts dept. to be certain... give them your VIN and they should be able to look up the correct "TIPM Kit" part number.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-04-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,733
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brown sludge scum in coolant bottle.

Chrysler's orange dyed OEM coolant is a HOAT type coolant, NOT an OAT type coolant.

Their OEM OAT type coolant is dyed purple.
Your build date most likely received Orange HOAT type coolant from...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Raptor
Re: Upgrade speakers

Yes the Focal ISS 690 components will bolt right into the OEM speaker locations.

The tweeters fit in the OEM location but they are tight and you may have to "open up" the tweeter mounting spots...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Raptor
Re: Upgrade speakers

Yes Definitely!! :thumbsup: While your at it do the front center channel dash speaker.
I upgraded the OEM front Alpine component speakers with Focal ISS 690 components with a noticeable improvement...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,082
Posted By Raptor
Re: Engine turns off when driving randomly!!

You most likely had your TIPM replaced with another faulty one destined to fail like the OEM factory installed one did. Chrysler just introduced new redesigned TIPM's that are manufactured from a new...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-01-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,082
Posted By Raptor
Re: Engine turns off when driving randomly!!

A faulty TIPM module is most likely the problem;

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f107/tipm-recall-79051.html
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-01-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,733
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brown sludge scum in coolant bottle.

This coolant change over occurred for the 2013 model year Chrysler vehicles;

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0700412a.pdf

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f309/radiator-gunk-normal-2796586/...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-30-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Raptor
Re: Oil change required "early"

You sure you did the reset procedure completely??
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-30-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,733
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brown sludge scum in coolant bottle.

Sounds to me like your WK2 had the wrong coolant filled right at the factory.

Your not the only one!

At the changeover point some OEM coolant fills where done incorrectly with both the older...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-30-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,426
Posted By Raptor
Re: Fog lights on with High Beams?

Well mate, maybe if you read it somewhere else you might finally understand!

2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Fog Light HID Conversion Kit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By Raptor
Re: Used 2012 WK2 Overland with incomplete recalls

Yes the all WK2's from 2011~ 2013 will eventually have this TIPM problem. All of them!
Chrysler installed faulty failure prone OEM TIMPs on this and several other carlines right from the factory....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 699
Posted By Raptor
Re: Used 2012 WK2 Overland with incomplete recalls

The asking price for that Overland is a little high you can do better. They are still 1~2K too high on price.
If you do come to an agreement and purchase the vehicle the selling dealer will have to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-23-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,750
Posted By Raptor
Re: Optima Battery

Ok where an we get one of these?

Who sells them? Link?
Are these sold with a different sticker from several different retailers? Pic?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-21-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

Yes I agree.

Sometimes when swapping in these massive calipers which hold significantly more fluid then the OEM calipers they are replacing, air can get into the ABS system and the only way to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

OK let me get this straight....... You did this upgrade for looks? :eek:

Not for better braking? :rolleyes:

$2000.00+ in Brembo brake parts..... For Looks!! Not for kick ass braking! :mad:
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

That statement makes no sense at all! If your OEM brakes on a brand new 2015 Altitude work fine why did you upgrade to the superior OEM Brembo braking package to begin with????? :(

What do you...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

WHY? You prefer OEM rubber to superior lifetime S/S brake lines? Please explain?

No I don't want them, I already have that kit installed on my 2012 Overland Summit. Works great!

What's your...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

Yes that's all true...... Did you not believe me when I posted this exact information a couple of minutes ago?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

What first hand experience do you mean?.... "brand spanking new in box".....
Which kit?....did you even mount them?

I've been upgrading OEM rubber brake lines to S/S for over 25 years.

I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

Here you go;

StopTech Brake Lines, StopTech Stainless Steel Braided Brake Lines (http://www.autoanything.com/brakes/75A4620A0A0.aspx)
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-20-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,322
Posted By Raptor
Re: Brembo Brakes

I would have to strongly disagree on that! :confused:

After spending all that money on this Brembo SRT brake upgrade why wouldn't you upgrade the OEM rubber lines for another ~ $120.00??

OEM...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

How are those monitors turned on?
Do you have any controls for them? Remote?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

That blank button was for the center roof mounted OEM rear seat monitor for 2011~2012 Grand Cherokees. This option was definitely available for the 2012 model year..... possibly late 2011...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

I also have an Overland Summit with that same blank button panel.

You may have though you have "every option" but you obviously don't have the center mounted OEM rear seat video monitor that...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

Check out this thread;

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f176/interior-button-blanks-65444.html

I installed the smoke screen system, but I really wanted to go with the rockets..... but in the end it...
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