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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-09-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 527
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Any feedback on the Generals for tires?

I have the parada spec-X - about 3K miles on them since May.

PROS
-quiet
-great ride (with RM mids)
-great wet traction
-fit perfect on stock rims and look very nice

CONS
-break loose...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-06-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By lillyjas
Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

Second that going to need the arms ... I tried twice on alignment ... The arms made the camber back to spec


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-29-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,948
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk

Amen to the last post

It took me a year to get a service guy who understood that I wasn't looking for anything more than the level of service to match the value of the car... You can treat me...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-25-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By lillyjas
Re: New aFe intake option coming...

I had an AFE on my 335xi was a great intake and nice engineering

I would swap out my injen for this ... I don't drive with the hood open so don't care what it looks like :)

but would like...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-20-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,948
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk

[QUOTE=*sox*;1192442]The tranny are no problem

I think the transfer cases and the axle are the big one

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Yep - going to need some reinforcement
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-20-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By lillyjas
Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

I had the rear control arms put on yesterday - I already had the endlinks so now the full package - the rear camber can right back into spec

The shop was highly impressed with the rear control...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-19-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 185,628
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Finally had the time to have my shop put on the blackops rear sway bars...

Awesome!

Camber is perfect and ride is great together with the RM mids

Another quality product from Chad and Co.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-19-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,948
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk

Soo... The trans will handle the torque, but will the transfer case and rear end hold up? New suspension to keep it from just spinning all four?

Seems like a hell of a lot of engineering and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-18-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,948
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk

$85 to $89K is my less than $0.02 ... That way they can claim they have the fastest SUV on the market for less than $90

And then you have taxes...




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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-18-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 11,948
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk

I was just looking at wk2jeeps and the updates to the 2017 and thinking... Maybe next spring I will upgrade as the next gen looks to be ways out and mine will be 3 years old next spring

If the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-02-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,050
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

Agree with Since1941... Love the ride of parada... Also very good in rain.. And quiet... But cornering and rapid takeoff you loose the grip... I wish I would have got the general grabber UHP... But...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,472
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Chrome Removal - Blacked Out

vinyl all the way - I went to 3 shops and no one would paint it - for two reasons
1) too hard to get off without damaging
2) worried it would not stick well to the plastic/chrome, even with sanding...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-20-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By lillyjas
Re: how much vinyl?

You could buy the black rings and save the effort in wrapping... Granted a more expensive option, but they swap out easy and look great

I bought 2 rolls of 25 and only used 1, and that was after...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-20-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,472
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Chrome Removal - Blacked Out

Looks familiar... I still have the chrome SRT on the back, the black one is in my garage waiting to be put on this summer
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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-20-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,244
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Lowering springs curiosity / doubts!

I have the RM mids and could not get the rear camber to align ... Arms are all the way out... So I had to order the rear control arms from blackops. Some jeeps can align mine just didn't

Fronts...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-18-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,050
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

Just put on parada spec x 295/40/20 (own size)... Great ride but not enough traction can squeal them without much throttle... Also sidewall doesn't hold the corners as good as the stock Pirelli......
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By lillyjas
Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

Thanks all... I did figure I would take back in after a month and see how it goes

I have my spec sheet and will send via email Chad, but it is off by .3 or more and you can see the visible...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-06-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By lillyjas
RM - mids and camber/control arms

All:

Had my eibach's replaced with the RM mid-level springs today - all went well - but in doing the alignment - they can't get the rear camber in spec Has anyone else had this issue? They say...
Forum: Audio/Video/Navigation/Alarms 04-04-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Radar detector advice

Valentine V1 and blend mount under the mirror, power off the mirror is great no cables great mod

I tried redline V1 and passport max v1 is the best for distance and direction Only problem ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-04-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 185,628
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Yep all covered best i could tell the rubber on the end links couldn't handle -30 temps this winter combined with sh1t for roads tore them up and lead to the sway bars being messed up

Not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-03-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,050
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

Agreed I love the Pirelli on the track but on michigan roads you can tell the difference between a penny and quarter when you drive over one the yokos are very nice did a 100 miles highway run...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-03-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 185,628
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Had the entire front suspension replaced today end links sway bars and arms Luckily the blackops end links didn't lead to me having to pay unfortunately they failed with this michigan winter and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-03-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,170
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2014/2015 - Do you have a noticeable jerk on 6-5 shifts + a clunk?

Congrats man! Your perserverance paid off?


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-31-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,050
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

I should have said ordered from tire rack last week discount tire had them as well but tirerack had delivery to the house




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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 185,628
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Can't say I did - the Yoko's were 114 (heavy load) vs. the 110 Pirelli - but loading them in the jeep they felt like a lighter tire and looking at Tire Rack has the weights of all these online -...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,050
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

I was able to order Yoko parada spec-X from discount tire as recently as last week - amazon has them as well. 295/45/r20

I had them mounted today and I'm pleased... ride seems less stiff and they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 185,628
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Took the chance that we will have no more snow and got the summer tires installed.

Had the black chrome spider monkey rims powdercoated satin black and added the "SRT" caps (sprayed black). Shop...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-28-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What do you keep in your Driver Information Display

Srt page for the g-force and analog speed avg Fuel Eco on the top right and temp in the top left



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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-25-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 531
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Signature on Messaging

At least you can reply... iPhone doesn't let you ... Read only


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-22-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By lillyjas
summer tires on RM mid-level

OK - so been struggling with the right summer tire and not buying run flats

After getting my front suspension completely redone (the blackop end links failed miserably this winter) as this thing...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 03-17-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Any Hawk 5.0 users out there?

I just bought mine on tire rack and they worked


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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 03-14-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Any Hawk 5.0 users out there?

Yes I have these on cross drilled Brembos work great no dust have had them about 12k miles


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-13-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 664
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Another Jeep Hellcat BS article??

In the Chrysler service system it still calls it a SRT-8 and for the oil change references a 6.1 liter

I always have to remind them it is a 6.4 <sigh>




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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-07-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 6,170
Posted By lillyjas
Re: 2014/2015 - Do you have a noticeable jerk on 6-5 shifts + a clunk?

I have a April 2013 build 2014 model had numerous shift issues but used the wk2jeeps website and made the dealer do all the flash/upgrades .... 5 to 4 was the biggest cluster F but the latest TSB...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-03-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 939
Posted By lillyjas
Re: No Updates for my Truck?

Use the wk2jeeps.com website for the TSBs it is a great site and I print off the papers and give them to my service guy... They will only update them if you say there is an issue... At least that is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-25-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 185,628
Posted By lillyjas
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Had a little fun this evening - over on the 'country' side of town on some back roads - all clear yet cold - needed to pull some G's

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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-24-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Suspension 'rattle' - any ideas?

I think your strut is shot... but your linkage to cold weather may be something...

As it seems like the whole suspension is 'louder' (in auto) in this polar BS weather we are experiencing...
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-24-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,024
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Show me your SRT Jeep.

52869

52870

52871

Last one is the winter wheel setup last year before I wrapped the window trim
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-21-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Suspension 'rattle' - any ideas?

They either did not notice or didn't bother to worry with it


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-20-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By lillyjas
Re: Suspension 'rattle' - any ideas?

If it is noisy-Rattles after the bump that's it... Mine is better now... But pretty certain the driver side is failing... Damn michigan roads...


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