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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-18-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,086
Posted By metalaxe
Re: WK2 catches fire... eek!

Uh-oh! I saw this , too. There was another instance of this back in 2011 when I fist got my Overland. I'll have to try and dig up the story. I think something might be up here!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-13-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By metalaxe
Re: New Member From AZ

I'm in Gilbert, AZ. I too, received a less than pleasant experience from Earnhardt Jeep trying to purchase a 2014. They could be no less interested in taking my money.

I went with Chapman in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-06-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,436
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Best first song to play when taking delivery of your new JGC

My boys insisted we play "The Imperial March" Darth Vader's Theme , when we picked up our Brilliant Black last month!


Metallica's "All Nightmare Long" is great to drive to. I love the lyric "We...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-10-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,488
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Extra Black, Hold the Chrome please

Did you paint or vinyl wrap the front end chrome bits? It looks insane. I'm supposed to pick up my black '14 next week and I need to do this mod right away!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-16-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By metalaxe
Re: OT....For the drag racers......

Thanks for that. Pure BADASS!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-19-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,096
Posted By metalaxe
Re: NEW 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 wk2 base msrp 8/10

:clap:Couldn't have stated it better myself!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-16-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,096
Posted By metalaxe
Re: NEW 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 wk2 base msrp 8/10

So tired of this BS. Not even going to think about upgrading from the 2011 Overland now. Not worth the appx. $20k upgrade price!
F@%$!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Detailing 08-11-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,910
Posted By metalaxe
Re: zaino bros. kit

I use the Zaino system on my WK2 (Black) and my Camaro (Silver). I won't use anything else!:D
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-02-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 92,041
Posted By metalaxe
Re: 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 - MSRP Pricing

That's exactly what I am saying now! See you in the Porsche forums!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-25-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 92,041
Posted By metalaxe
Re: 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 - MSRP Pricing

YES:thumbsup:. Well played my friend!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-15-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By metalaxe
Re: MotorAuthority-First Drive Jeep SRT8

"Price of entry is a cool $54,470, not including destination."

This is a surprise to me. Was kinda hoping for the estimated $43000.
Optioned out these will be close to $60k????
17k more than...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-11-2011, 01:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,548
Posted By metalaxe
Re: OEM hitch mount pics?

Bummer, looks like I have no prewire. Guess it was an early build that missed out. Damn!
:(
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-08-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,757
Posted By metalaxe
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-06-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,548
Posted By metalaxe
Re: OEM hitch mount pics?

Thanks for the pics and info. Appreciate it.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-06-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,548
Posted By metalaxe
Re: OEM hitch mount pics?

I have a Overland 4x2 Hemi w/o tow package and was wondering if anyone knows if they come with the trailer wiring.

I am looking to add the receiver, but would love to find wiring already run...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-28-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,134
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Clay bar and wax - (Pix)

My WK2 needed the claybar treatment badly when I took delivery. I think rail dust was the culprit.

I have been using Zaino products and they rock. (converted from Meguiars)

Meguiars makes great...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-26-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,632
Posted By metalaxe
Re: OEM Mopar Receiver Hitch Install

I've thought about doing this for awhile, too. Changed my mind after reading this...

Great post by 4th Cherokee: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=20143

He used Hidden Hitch from...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-20-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 81,080
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Here it is!!! 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 pics!

Now we are going to have to wait a few months to hear MSRP. This waiting game sucks!
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-20-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 81,080
Posted By metalaxe
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-20-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 81,080
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Here it is!!! 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 pics!

---2011 Brilliant Black Overland for sale--- HAHA.:D I knew I should have waited. Thought this might not see the light of day when I bought last year. I was wrong.

I love it. Killer job Chrysler....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,033
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Today is mod day!!!

Really appreciate the pics 4th Cherokee. You sold me on the Hidden Hitch. I will be ordering right away. It looks really clean.

So glad you saved me the trouble of cutting/removing the bumper and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,033
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Today is mod day!!!

Looks great 4th Cherokee.

I have a favor to ask of you. Would you be able to post a couple more pics of the hitch installed on your WK2? (straight behind)
I need to install one and have been...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-03-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,850
Posted By metalaxe
Re: How is the interior wood trim affixed?

Good question. I can depress mine around the center stack a few mm too. I feel the same way as you about bringing it up to the dealership. I usually find if I try to have something this small fixed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,934
Posted By metalaxe
Re: V8 --- what grade of gas to use?

So if only 87 or 91 are available at the station, which should I choose?
I have been using the 91.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,935
Posted By metalaxe
Re: OFFICIAL GROUP BUY THREAD: MOPAR Tow Hooks, Front/Rear Slush Mats & Cargo Mat

Thanks for all the hard work on this mhassler. You can remove me from the list for the cargo mat, since shipping is killing the deal for me. Being on the west coast causes shipping to get a little...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-12-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 50,957
Posted By metalaxe
Re: The 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8: New and improved

Might have to sell the 2011 Overland now. I knew I should have waited, but was worried the towing capacity would still be 3500 for the 2012 SRT8. You got me Chrysler!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-08-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,359
Posted By metalaxe
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-31-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 952
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Car Cover

That inflatable bubble is BADASS! I want that.....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-31-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 952
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Car Cover

I have a Covercraft NOAH on my Camaro. I also live in Phoenix and am very particular about taking extreme care of my paint. This cover is great for ultraviolet light and also breathes extremely well....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-03-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,395
Posted By metalaxe
Re: just curious... WK2 owners- how many miles so far?

Brought it home 11/5 with 49 miles on it from the stealership. 1205 as of today.

(Picking a dealership 50 miles away sucks when you have to go back for a dent and a scratch repair 2 different...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-03-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,646
Posted By metalaxe
Re: December Jeep Incentives?

I hear you. I live in Gilbert and have yet to see another 2011. People are missing out on a superior vehicle in the valley.

Gotta pull people away from the X5 and show them how they can save 30...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By metalaxe
WK2 wins Internet Truck of the Year

Hell Yeah!
Here are the results of the 2011 Internet Car and Truck of the Year Award. Way to vote everyone!...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-21-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,205
Posted By metalaxe
Re: LED License Plate Lights Install w/pics

Thanks for the inspiration. I had 2 LED license plate bulbs sitting in their package that didn't work out for my other vehicle. When I saw your post I realized they look just like to the ones you are...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-21-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,593
Posted By metalaxe
Re: LED License Plate Lights Install w/pics

Thanks for the inspiration. I had 2 LED license plate bulbs sitting in their package that didn't work out for my other vehicle. When I saw your post I realized they look just like to the ones you are...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-16-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 63,343
Posted By metalaxe
Re: 730N (RER) vs 430N (RHB) vs 730N (RHR)

Just got my Overland with the 730N RER last week. Guess I should have waited. DOH!!! (telling myself not to have buyer's remorse)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-12-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,139
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Door jam

Agreed moosehead. They seem to just trap moisture behind them, which does more harm than good.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-11-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,175
Posted By metalaxe
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 11-06-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,862
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Door molding GONE!! Pics

Looks killer! I just got my Black Overland last night. I think I might do this too. Did you use a hair dryer, fishing line and lots of goo gone to get them off?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-02-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,664
Posted By metalaxe
Re: SEMA GC Street!!

Likin' it. That was my plan when I get my Brilliant Black Overland to have all the chrome painted body color. I wasn't even thinking about the wheel arch extensions in body color, but that looks...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,213
Posted By metalaxe
Re: Adding Trailer Hitch Receiver

I am towing a 232 Caravelle Interceptor. I do have a tandem axle trailer with brakes. I will definitely add a transmission cooler.

The dealer just got back to me and said they will throw in the...
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