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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-02-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,384
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Capability of stock WK2 altitude with sand?

I have quadralift but the 20" did just fine north or corrolla nc this summer. I did air down but probably didn't have to.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-10-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,881
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

i just wish they would hurry up and get it out there. Chances are they are running into issues however. My guess is the ecu is putting up a fight.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-25-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,704
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Humming/vibration/weird sound

This thread makes me think I have a similar problem...when accelerating to freeway speeds around 55-65 there is a slight vibration/road noise. I always attributed it to tire harmonization but my jeep...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 07-09-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,881
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

If the drivetrain is the same as the srt it shouldn't be a problem. Even if its the same as the v8's (which i'd guess it is to save money) it should be fine. Usually a drivetrain is slightly...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-30-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,881
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

^yeah usually once you boost a n/a motor you want the higher octance to decrease the possibilities of detonation so you can get the most out of the tune.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-27-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,881
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

+1 for the group buy lol. Esp if it comes with a mpg bump.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-15-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,591
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Deeply Discounted Exterior Accessories

yeah those bixenon's aren't going to be cheap...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,591
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Deeply Discounted Exterior Accessories

wish you guys had rock rails heavily discounted :-)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-30-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Installing V8 Dual exhaust on V6

looks good! Price point is where i'm hoping to wind up with my conversion eventually
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Anyone heading to hatteras island this summer

Man I can't wait to get to OBX in August. This permit is only required for the Hatteras area correct? I plan on doing some beach driving north of corolla when I go.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-24-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Installing V8 Dual exhaust on V6

Ahh your one of the lucky ones :-) I've been keeping an eye out for ones that come up for sale. Best of luck with the install!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-23-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Installing V8 Dual exhaust on V6

I noticed your in WF...I'm in N Raleigh. Any extra v8 exhausts you have a line on? I'm interested in going with a dual setup eventually and the cheaper the better :-)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-23-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,258
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Installing V8 Dual exhaust on V6

I honestly doubt you'll see much loss of torque if any at all in the low end. You should gain some numbers at the top end tho.
Forum: Members Rides 05-21-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,561
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 200 pics!! Moparpalooza 5 -- May 20, 2012

awesome pics. looks like some fine examples of everything mopar :-)
Forum: Visual Modifications 05-21-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,368
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Repainted the Brake Calipers

good job! looks sharp.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,193
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Coming from Audi to Jeep

I concur on the knob being the best way to adjust things on the fly. Hell even my evo has a select terrain button on the steering wheel (prefer the knob in the gc because every now and again i bump...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-17-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By kelvar13
Re: First time on beach this year

awesome! I can't wait till I go later this year in August. Should be one of the first off-road outtings for the new jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,399
Posted By kelvar13
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-20-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,244
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 3.6 with Borla dual exhaust

^Ditto it sounds like a lot of other v6 vehicles with an exhaust. Much better than stock but unfortunately its still not as good as a v8. But hey thats what you get when you take away some...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-19-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,603
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 3.6 dual exhaust

thanks for posting! definitely a quality vid that shows the tone on acceleration. Definitely sounds nice.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-08-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 6Cyl 3.6 With Dual Custom Exhaust

do you notice any droning at highway speeds
I'm also interested if you felt any extra ponies
Also it would be nice to have some takeoff or driveby vids to get a better overall idea of the sound.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,072
Posted By kelvar13
Re: white wk2's

I've been trying to talk my wife into letting me try and paint the headlight housings to see what it would look like blacked out. Most of the reason I haven't gotten around to it is time. I may take...
Forum: Detailing 02-29-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,242
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Wax smear on black plastic moldings

+1 for peanut butter...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,353
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 2012 WK2 Prices Paid Master Thread

10-15% is a good deal in my opinion. Just have to be patient and firm with the dealer. If you dont have to have it right away let the dealer sit on it for a few days then call back. I guarantee if...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-22-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 35,603
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 3.6 dual exhaust

sub'd. I'd also like a vid showing the sound benefits to this.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Premium nappa seats in a Overland Vs Limited

+1... this was a big deal for my wife when we bought ours. The piping definitely adds some appearance points.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,954
Posted By kelvar13
Re: What's attached to your remotes?

murse?

I don't find the key fob all that large. Also for the combo locks I'd imagine it would be pretty easy to break into as all you have to do is watch someone open the door or stick something...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 02-15-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,087
Posted By kelvar13
Re: I took delivery of my Deep Cherry Red

wow thats crazy bad luck. At least its an easy fix and like you said nothing went boom.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 02-14-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,087
Posted By kelvar13
Re: I took delivery of my Deep Cherry Red

Love the CTS in black. Bet the red will be easier to maintain though. Best of luck with the new SRT!!
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 02-14-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,087
Posted By kelvar13
Re: I took delivery of my Deep Cherry Red

very nice ride! Have any pics of said CTS-V. Love those cars.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-08-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,607
Posted By kelvar13
Re: What kind of "Freebies" did you get from your dealer?

I got two keychains, full tank o gas, rubber rear mat, door edge plastic guard strip thing, 4 oil changes, and they promised to fill in the front bumper license plate holes.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-02-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,353
Posted By kelvar13
Re: 2012 WK2 Prices Paid Master Thread

Autopark Chrysler Jeep off HWY 64 near Cary, NC
Overland
4x4 - V6
Stone White
Beige Interior
Total MSRP: ~$46k (Can't remember exact number off the top of my head)
Negotiated Price: $41,200...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,261
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Good deal on 2012 Limited?

I paid around that for my overland...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-31-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Full Engine Replacement

chances are they won't re-set your odometer since you still have 13k miles on the chasis and drivetrain. But from the way your describing it you will have a brand new motor from the factory with 0...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-31-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Full Engine Replacement

Just as an FYI if they are replacing the entire engine your "outlook" will be just like a new car (with a slightly used drivetrain). You'll have the regular break in period but after that you should...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-27-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Pic Request - 2011 WK2 Overland

just as a follow up there definitely wasn't a gap where your pics show one next to the steering column. Looks like the dealer didn't put things back together properly.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-26-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Pic Request - 2011 WK2 Overland

I'll check my jeep when i take my lunch break in about 30 mins. I don't recall there being a gap offhand.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,291
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Plasti Dip on Dark Red

+1 don't sand just make sure the surface is clean. If you sand it makes it a permanent solution and thats the beauty of plastidip if you get tired of it or it gets scratched you can just peel and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,728
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Limited vs Overland

one more thing to consider is resale. Higher trim = better resale value down the line. Regardless of what options your limited will have it will still be a limited.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,728
Posted By kelvar13
Re: Limited vs Overland

^this...the stitched leather dash really gives the car an upscale feeling and i think even with the luxury leather you don't get the piping on the seat which adds a sense of class...
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