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Forum: Other Rides 01-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 6,260
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Ultimate SUV: Range Rover Sport or Porsche Cayenne?

One of the reasons I heard they are in such short supply is that people are buying them and shipping to China for profit like the BMWs.

A Profitable Trade: Illicitly Shipping BMWs to China
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Forum: Other Rides 01-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,491
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: First Impression 2014 BMW X5

Thanks!

I saw many paint quality defects, handles on the tailgates were not installed properly on many vehicles, actually there is a TSB on this now. Mostly trim and build issues that should have...
Forum: Other Rides 01-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,491
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: First Impression 2014 BMW X5

I ended up going for a new 2013 X5, it had some great incentives on it and I always thought it was a good looking design in and out. It being the last year before the 14 refresh hopefully has been...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-04-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,797
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

I found my CR Best and Worst new cars issue.

The 2012 had good ratings is recommended.

It states the V8 is below average in reliability and the V6 is average.
New car predicted reliability is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-03-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,797
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

There's a good reason why many of us haven't driven an american car in twenty years and that's because we got burned buying them 20 years ago.
On the other hand the buy american argument went out...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-03-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,797
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

It did have a recommend rating as I saw it when researching.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-03-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: JGC purchased by richest 1%? Oh great!

LOL

I thought realtors had to have the obligatory Mercedes?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-03-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,797
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

I think it's only part of it, I saw first hand the miss-aligned body panels, paint flaws and interior fit and finish issues on many vehicles. Almost every vehicle had the mis-installed lift gate...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-03-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,817
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: JGC purchased by richest 1%? Oh great!

What kind of stuff are they saying?

I can just imagine what they say about BMW X5 drivers. :lol:

Then again who cares.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-07-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Long term storage questions

I follow all the procedures mentioned here except I always have a trickle charger on my batteries. I use a trickle charger even if the battery is disconnected.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-07-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,985
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Still can't decide: Overland or BMW X3

Who ever said they were losing money, they are one of the most profitable car companies around.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-06-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,589
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Never fails...

I have seen the beater car door dinger scenario happen so many times when parked out in nowhere land that I now park what I call hiding in plain sight. I park at the end of the rows or fringe side...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-06-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,028
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: 2014 Ordering in SoCal

You got $7,400 off sticker deal?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-06-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,985
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Still can't decide: Overland or BMW X3

BMW free maintenance is waiting for an oil change until computer tells you to go in which is usually past 15,000 miles or after one year if you don't put on enough miles.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Powerlift Gate Handle bowed

I sure did, this is my post below on the delivery checklist thread.
Coming from BMW where the build quality is top notch if not the reliability, these fit and finish issues are making it very hard...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: How is the air conditioning in very hot temp?

Saw the rear vents on the Overland, usually its controlled by whatever the front is set to and it has a blower that you can adjust in rear.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,427
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Powerlift Gate Handle bowed

I'm shopping for a JGC and saw a ton of cars with this issue.
How does factory quality control let stuff like this out the door?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By JGC4x4
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: How is the air conditioning in very hot temp?

Haha.

Thanks for the detailed response.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By JGC4x4
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,009
Posted By JGC4x4
How is the air conditioning in very hot temp?

I read some people were complaining they thought it didn't blow cold enough and didn't cool down cabin quickly.
Thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-03-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,142
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Delivery Checklist

They were surprised I would notice that kind of stuff, I guess most people don't bother.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-03-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,721
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Fails Evasive Maneuver Test

Consumer Reports had the back slide out on their avoidance maneuver.
I had something similar happen on the highway with an rental 08 model, scared the crap out of me.

Aprox. 2.5 mins in.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-03-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,142
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Delivery Checklist

I almost bought one today with $4500 off labor day incentives but it had a paint defect where I didn't want my new car getting resprayed as there was no way else to fix it. It had misaligned panels...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,985
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Still can't decide: Overland or BMW X3

I hear you, I'm pretty much done with BMW, their cars have gotten too expensive and I don't care for new look of the interiors.
My BMWs have been pretty reliable, I just don't care for the free...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,985
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Still can't decide: Overland or BMW X3

Did you do any research into the BMW X3?
The X3 has a much worse than average predicted reliability and is not recommended by consumer reports. The Grand Cherokee is predicted to be average...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,427
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Noticed hardly any 4x4s on dealer lots, how many of you are getting the 4x4?

I agree, they should all come with 4x4 from factory or call it something else.
Even in flat areas 4WD is great to have in heavy rain.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,182
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Limited vs. Overland?

Don't you also get the heated and cooled seats in the overland?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,427
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Noticed hardly any 4x4s on dealer lots, how many of you are getting the 4x4?

i'm not too far from Blue ridge mountains, so I don't get the low amount of of 4x4s.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-01-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,427
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Noticed hardly any 4x4s on dealer lots, how many of you are getting the 4x4?

I clicked on wrong board by mistake, it's been fixed by a Mod.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-01-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 678
Posted By JGC4x4
Re: Trigger has been pulled.

Congrats!
You did great, noticed they really don't like to discount the SRT at all.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-01-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,427
Posted By JGC4x4
Noticed hardly any 4x4s on dealer lots, how many of you are getting the 4x4?

I would have thought most people would buy a jeep with 4x4?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,858
Posted By JGC4x4
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,858
Posted By JGC4x4
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By JGC4x4
Deals in Southeast?

Has anyone gotten close to the deal being offered in DC area in southeast?

Thanks!
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