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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-02-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,577
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Focals ISS 690, ISC 165 & Polk db351 install tutorial with pics

Greetings,

The front door speakers for midbass/midrange in both the stock and Alpine system kicks in around 55-65hz (cycles). The db slope is estimated at 12db.

In my previous post I did not...
Forum: NorthEast 03-01-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 489
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: good place to install cat-back exhaust?

Greetings,

Another good source, believe or not is PEP Boys Speed Shops. Their are some in our area.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-01-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,577
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Focals ISS 690, ISC 165 & Polk db351 install tutorial with pics

Greetings,

Midbass/Midrange speaker require a period of breaking in order for the material to loosen around the surround.This varies from manufacture to manufacture. With Focal's it should start...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-25-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,175
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

Yep, I saw that.

The car manufactures have made a huge investment into the headunits and until they to have collect their return, thus they will not introduce any competition into...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,089
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Omg. Bizzzzzzzard

Greetings,

Here you go:

SWIR Night Vision Camera Systems for Vehicle Navigation | Sensors Unlimited (http://www.sensorsinc.com/applications/military/night-vision-systems)

1 for the front
1...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-12-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,604
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: CAI 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude

Greetings,

What type of performance improvements did you get with the Hypertech?

Best for now.:)
Forum: NorthEast 01-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,754
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NYC Jeep Meet!!! winter edition

Greetings,

A spring bbq should be the ticket.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,962
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: How low (fuel tank) have you dared to go?

Greetings,

That is 100%+ correct no ifs or buts.

For example:

Even when I leave any vehicle in the parking lot during a day of sking, I make sure that the tank has a safe level of gas in it....
Forum: NorthEast 01-09-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 3,754
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NYC Jeep Meet!!! winter edition

Greetings,

The only thing that should be clean is your inside windows, your side mirrors, your headlights & parking lights, your front outside passenger window to see your mirror and of course the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Hacking the 730n OS

Greetings,

Great speakers. Nothing beats the European speakers and the raw drivers they use.

Another very long shot is try one of the lockpic sellers and try get some info out of them. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,712
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Hacking the 730n OS

Greetings,

2 years ago, I saw a company on eBay that sells Uconnect radios. Part of their upgrade package included some software modifications and a link to the website. I would try searching on...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Another WK2 Speakers Upgrade Thread

I forgot to mention that when you are doing a straight speaker swap, you do not have to use the passive crossovers for the front door. The OE DSP handles the crossover settings. The use of the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Another WK2 Speakers Upgrade Thread

Season Greetings,

The key to this type of install, is look for speakers that have a sensitivity rating of 90 db or better. This way the speaker and the OE amp will give you the best efficiency in...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-26-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Sound System Pictures

Season Greetings,

Just hit the link on my signature just below you will see the whole story. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Wheel/tire fit for 2015 Overland

Greetings,

AT tires always had 2 classifications in application. The serious aggressive that you need for off-roading and the on/off road AT for that is aggressive and has a comfortable ride on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,955
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Need To Vent

Greetings,

I am sorry, I think he would like to have some great BBQ.

Now that feature would be worth having on long trips. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-17-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Planning an upgrade on my 14 overland

Greetings,

In order to have a proper 7.1 surround sound system you will have to spend money to do so. When done correctly, the soundstage is unbelievable and yes there is information in the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: For WK2 Overland (2014-2015) owners: what is your opinion on the factory audio so

Greetings,

Anytime.

I would not do anything to after the CES 2015 show is over and the preliminary reports come out. For 2015, supposedly, there is going to more more integration devices...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: For WK2 Overland (2014-2015) owners: what is your opinion on the factory audio so

Greetings,

The Alpine factory system within the forum has many mix opinions from outstanding to crap. Likewise, so does the HK system in the Summit and SRT. In fact you can find a very lengthy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,379
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Looking to purchase a 2015 GC Altitude in NY

Greetings,

Congratulations on your GC. :thumbsup:

I heard they have an outstanding service department.


Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,011
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Stock 2015 Altitude Tires and Snow

Greetings,

The chemistry of the tire compound is the key to safe winter driving. Plain and simple. Their are many different types of winter conditions from the variety of snow, ice, slush and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,147
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Differences with 2014 and 2015 8.4AN

Greetings,

The point solution for the Jeep audio was suppose to be in the Summit and SRT using the HK.

They could have enhanced the 8.4 to bring it up to what the competition has to offer. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-02-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,147
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Differences with 2014 and 2015 8.4AN

Greetings,

I beginning to believe that as well. Even though I do not have the uConnect, I did have the opportunity to catch a demo of the 2015. My feeling now is before Android Auto or CarPlay...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,379
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Looking to purchase a 2015 GC Altitude in NY

Greetings,

Back in 2011 when I was after my JGC, I tried many different LI dealerships and each coming out disappointed. I found great luck in Rockway NJ. My salesman at the time was Pete...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,363
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Tire rant

Greetings,

If you do not need the extra tread depth and aggressiveness of the higher AT tires, you might want to look into these Nokian's:

Nokian Rotiiva AT - A all season tire that offers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,042
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

It is hard to say what Chrysler intentions are. Currently, the uConnect systems may lack enough processing power to tap into the the system. This will effect the multitasking between...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-08-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,175
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

Still nothing new on the OE side and I do not think that anything this year. I my gut feeling is that Chrysler wants to protect uConnect as much as possible for them to get their...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,228
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Subwoofer too loud - Grand Cherokee 2014 Limited

Greetings,

I have been saying this since 2011.

And boy is it off. :D

In all seriousness, this has been an on going problem from the beginning and it baffles me why Chrysler has not...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-09-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,175
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

I do not know if you seen this or not. But here is are independent 4 part video showing CarPlay in action on a NEX 4000. The video show very little on the NEX side on how it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-08-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,820
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Navigation Issues

Greetings,

Wow, something really got misinterpreted with some statements.

"The 2015 NAV is actually pretty decent for an in-car oem NAV."

It is not excellent and it is note bad is the way I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-05-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Recommendations for Snow Tires on the TH

Greetings,

I would give Goodyear a call and see if they can match you to a Wrangler DuraTrac. Based on the sizes for a 17 inch rim, the tread depth is 16/32 and you can get them studded. This...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-03-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 16,175
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

The UI is far better than AppRadio. That makes me happier since I am dealing with the AppRadio.

So far, it looks like multitasking between the CarPlay and Nex modes have to be iron...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-03-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Recommendations for Snow Tires on the TH

Greetings,

I found about Nokian's years ago on a ski trip in Vermont. I had a conversation with a local resident about which tires were best for the winter conditions and he pointed to his Nokian...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-02-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Recommendations for Snow Tires on the TH

Greetings,

Noikian's are one to the best tires for the winter. Excellent traction control and grip on the various ice conditions. Make sure you are looking at the SUV model tires, they have...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-21-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,144
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

Greetings,

On an active (electronic) crossover system, you need less wattage to pump the speakers than dealing with passive crossovers. Based upon that for speakers A & B as per the HK link, that...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-21-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Amplifier install

Greetings and welcome,

Check these out:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f155/stock-amp-location-14-altitude-6-speaker-system-78875.html
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 28,647
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Replaced my 2014 Overland Dash Speaker

Greetings,

In some cases depending upon how those folks perceive sound, this all that is required. It seams that in your case, you a picking up the bad points of the Alpine system.

If you have...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-17-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,039
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Overland Audio Upgrade.

Greetings,

Here is a link that will help you out:

Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 - Alpine premium audio system (http://www.wk2jeeps.com/wk2_alpine.htm)


Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-17-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,144
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

Greetings,

I know this shop for over 27 years now. Ask for either Jr. or Benny.
They are the one's who did my install.

Exotic Audio Boutique
Address: 156 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-08-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,171
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2011 Alpine simple make over

Greetings,

Everybody that has heard through the various stages from building, break-in and various tuning stages are amazed how clear it is. The system itself does get loud but not on a level of...
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