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Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-30-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Tires Supplied with ORA II Package

I didn't think about having Jeep replace them, but did find it rather funny that the "Off Road Adventure" tires are all-season highway tires. I think "off road" is not really defined... Does it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-23-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,242
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

Well, I have had a long conversation with a Tesla owner who had his car about a year, and he had no issues with range using it as he had used his previous BMW M5. He had a 35 mile commute and that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,242
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

Personally, I love internal combustion engines, but I would definitely buy a Tesla as my next primary car if the price was a bit more affordable. They just make sense. It is insanely quick, has...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-08-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,482
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Paddle Shifters - Hate 'em

What manual transmission car has interlocks that keep you from going into the wrong gear? I don't know of ANY manuals that have interlocks that keep you from downshifting into a gear that could...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-20-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Drive or transport new JGC Overland Diesel ???

Drive it if you have the time. You could do it in one LONG day, but I wouldn't recommend it. I just did a 1100 mile day in my Porsche Boxster S from Milwaukee, WI back to Denver (2500 mile total...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 84,214
Posted By Qmulus
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I WISH there were headlight washers on the Overland, but only the Summits and SRTs got them, unless you were in other parts of the world. Every time I drive in winter at night in nasty weather I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-16-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 862
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Frame mounted under-vehicle storage?

The spare is mounted under the rear floor on the Durango in what is unused space on gas powered Grand Cherokees. I wish that they had done that on the Grand Cherokees as well; at least the gas...
Forum: Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 04-07-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,806
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Pixel on dash

Well, from what what I read, the dealer confirmed that your vehicle has the issue you reported, and that they have confirmed that others have it too. DUH!!! The problem appears to be that the...
Forum: Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 04-07-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,806
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Pixel on dash

I have started to think of this just like the taillights that don't line up right. It is annoying, but definitely not enough to take the vehicle out of use for a week (what our dealer told us) to...
Forum: Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 04-07-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,806
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Pixel on dash

I have started to think of this just like the taillights that don't line up right. It is annoying, but definitely not enough to take the vehicle out of use for a week (what our dealer told us) to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,129
Posted By Qmulus
Re: 2015 Range Rover VS Grand Cherokee (Overland/Summit)

You will definitely find that the interior is built with higher quality materials on the RR. The Grand Cherokee puts the nice material where you see and feel it, but other parts are hard plastic. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Qmulus
Re: pentastar upgrade

From what I have read previously, the Pentastar and Hemis will be getting direct injection and a version of Fiat's MultiAir, giving them a 10% increase in hp and torque, along with a similar gain in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-27-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Headlight Washers

I asked about this in one of the forums before we got our Overland, but haven't seen anyone actually retrofit a Grand Cherokee with the headlight washer system. I REALLY wish that we could have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-12-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 84,214
Posted By Qmulus
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

To me, adding MultiAir to the HEMI and Pentastar sounds like a great idea. I wouldn't doubt that the combination of direct injection would add 10% more horsepower with added efficiency. MultiAir...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 84,214
Posted By Qmulus
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

That is funny. I bet the Model T drivers said the same to people with later cars with "automatic" spark advance in the distributor instead of a lever on the column and moved the throttle lever to a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 84,214
Posted By Qmulus
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

You would think so, but on our '14 I still miss the "gear" I want quite often if I don't down at the shifter. It seems rather silly to me to make a big mechanical "switch" that has no mechanical...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Seat back plastics separating

Well, I guess then you could consider anything a "wear item". It is never a good idea to try to fix that stuff yourself, then try to get is covered by warranty. Once you mess with it, you own it. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Have the 2014+ 5.7's shifting improved with latest flash?

I don't recall many/any people complaining about transmission issues on the 8HP70 used in the V8s and Diesels. I know our transmission has been smooth and faultless in the 12k we've owned it. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-08-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Qmulus
Re: No love for diesels in UK and France.

Literally cough.... cough... I remember Paris in 1990 and cities in Germany where I was working were pretty stinky with vehicle exhaust, way worse than US cities at the time I thought. Back then...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-08-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 478
Posted By Qmulus
No love for diesels in UK and France.

Hmmmm. London will follow Paris and ban diesel cars, campaigners warn - Telegraph...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Painting Overland mudflaps?

After last winter, I found the worst areas were the rockers and the rear doors. I was really surprised at how badly the rear doors got chipped up. The pieces of clear that were put on the rear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-23-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Painting Overland mudflaps?

Well, I did it. I painted the mudflaps for our '14 Overland. I do like the results.

After pricing paint from local paint suppliers in the smallest amount they would sell (1pt of paint,...
Forum: Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 11-20-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,806
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Pixel on dash

So how long did it take to have the dash replaced? My dealer said it would have to be in for a week while the dash was ordered. It is an annoying problem, but not as annoying as having to deal with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-17-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Power Folding Mirrors - How Many Time?

Someone will find some reason that it MUST fold seven times. Then others will discover that they too must fold the mirrors seven times. One owner who just can't stand it anymore take will take it...
Forum: Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 11-11-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,806
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Pixel on dash

Our 11/13 build has the same pixel stuck on at random times issue, in the same spot. I told the dealer about it at our first oil change and they said they would need to replace the cluster, and that...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-10-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Qmulus
Re: De-Badged the Summit

FWIW, when I had clear bra put on our Overland the installer was able to pop off the Jeep letters on the front cleanly with no residue. I wish I would have watched him do that part. He said he does...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-09-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,134
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Qudra lift air suspension...?

If you look through this site, you will see VERY few people complaining about the QL system. As far as air suspensions go, this one seems to be very well engineered. I really like the ride quality....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-05-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By Qmulus
Re: is this ticking indicative of manifold issues?

If you have a loose spark plug you can get a tick/squeak/whistle. BTST before.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-31-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Qmulus
Re: High Rockies/Denver Tire Shop Help

You could try Meadow Creek Tire in Frisco.

As the others have mentioned, I wouldn't recommend cutting lugs. If you end up ever wanting to go back, it will be a very expensive proposition to...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-31-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By Qmulus
Re: 2015 Overland Body Guard

Sounds like a classic dealer add on. Perhaps a basic clear bra. Have them clarify. No, you do not have to buy this, just like any of the options. If it didn't come from the factory with it and you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Sales - v6 vs hemi vs diesel?

I would be interested to know how many GC diesel owners are new to turbo diesels, and how many have had others in the past.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Engine Bay Light '13 GC Overland

I think they figure that the silly flashlight thing in the back is what you use if you need a light in the engine compartment.

Nothing to see in here, move along. ;)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,692
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Used 2013 vs New 14 or 15

In addition to the eight speed transmission, the '14s and '15s also have the new instrument cluster, new steering wheel and new 8.4" infotainment system. When we shopped for a new Grand Cherokee...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-25-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Sales - v6 vs hemi vs diesel?

Well, everyone is going to have their own point of view on this. Here is my general guidelines for which engine suits what use:

V6: General usage, mostly short commutes, minimal towing, usually...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,022
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Sales - v6 vs hemi vs diesel?

Oh no, someone is throwing facts out there. I totally agree with this. From my previous with diesels, GM and VW, I have found that I am not a diesel guy. The mileage is great, but the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-16-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Painting Overland mudflaps?

These are the paintable molded mudflaps. Like I said, if it weren't an Overland that has everything painted, they would look fine in black. I put them on one side and the black with _everything_...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By Qmulus
Painting Overland mudflaps?

OK, this IS a stupid question. One that I am very hesitant to ask, but has anyone here that has the Mopar Accessory molded mudflaps, which are advertised as "paintable", actually had them painted? ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,889
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Aero mode even with ECO off?

There are a few companies that make systems for playing with late model active suspension systems. KW has one (http://kw-suspension.com/us/kw_dlc.php) that works with many late model vehicles with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,372
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Best Roof Rack system for Grand Cherokee?

Of the ones you list, the MOPAR rack will be the lowest profile, mount to the existing rails and the accessories from everyone else will fit it. They are also relatively cheap. IMO, it is a great...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-14-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,889
Posted By Qmulus
Re: Aero mode even with ECO off?

Yup, either way you will give up something. Too high at speed also makes for a tippy vehicle. Too low can have you bottoming out and damaging expensive bits. A "mod" that makes your car look cool...
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