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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-28-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Greetings,

So where is FCA or what are they trying to do to help their customer base?

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-28-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 29,999
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Replaced my 2014 Overland Dash Speaker

Greetings,

I know how it sounds. HAT's off to those who have HAT's. :lol:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,




That is correct. For those of us fit that requirement needing more traction, we swap out the tires just like I did and have been doing for years.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-27-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Help with tire question

Greetings,

If I remembered correctly with Q speed rating do not drive at high speeds above the rating no more than 10 minutes or the problems start. Some say as much as 30 minutes, but for the MT...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-27-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Seat Rattle

Greetings,

Intersting find. In my 2011, I have a rattle coming from the front passenger seat which started around 6 months after I got the JGC. Never thought to look into because either somebody...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,

As I said prior, when I just had a regular car, technique is a big thing. As we move on, we learn new tricks to get us out of trouble. I always have a recovery shovel with a pick in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,

Thanx for the clarification on which transfer case he had. Knowing the capabilities of your vehicle is very important. I ask a longtime Wrangler and other Jeep owner at the time of my...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-25-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 378
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Michelin LTX MS 2 for Winter

Greetings,

Using a an AT for the snow/ice season has it's pro and cons. For instance, those that have the snowflake symbol does not mean it is a dedicated winter tires. The tread compound is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,

Deflating the tires could work with the combination of moving the wheel. You increase your chances of getting a bite of traction. In addition, with the JGC, depending on your 4x4...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,

Besides the fact the owner has poor luck with his JGC, still does not account for the lack of driving skills demonstrated. He has established the fact that GC has been in the shop and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-25-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: GoodYear Wrangler Duratrac 275/55/20

Greetings,

That size could be either a 4 or 8 ply. Based on the Load Range (SL) and Index (113), i think it is closer to a 4 (4-6) ply. The LT tires in a 20" have the 10 ply.

Goodyear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,058
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,

In this case here, there is no question that 100%+ it is the driver who is at fault. You have to ask yourself seriously, this guy is in a snow belt region and he has no clue what to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-22-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,067
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

Your welcome, anytime.

Enjoy the new sneakers. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-21-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,580
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

I agree as well, FCA want to protect Uconnect as much as possible. They just finished what they called a major update to the apps. The 2016 is just months away and I most likely at...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-21-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Upgrade stock 6 speaker system on 2015 JGC Limited

Greetings,

If you have a 2014+ with the 8.4 or 5.0 screen, the Uconnect system is built into the radio itself. On the 8.4, besides the radio functions, you have other functions that the JGC...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,580
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,


Here is some news for the Android Camp:

Android Auto Finally Released by Google! | ceoutlook.com (http://www.ceoutlook.com/2015/03/19/android-auto-finally-released-by-google/)
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Adding D-pillar speakers to base radio

Greetings,

Like the good old days. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Adding D-pillar speakers to base radio

Greetings,

A surround effect is obtainable only via a DSP unit that has those features only. Right now, you have only 2 such units. The JBL MS-8 will give you a 5.1 or 7.1 setup and the Alpine...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-17-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

Greetings,

I am really surprised that they never had a 20 inch offering in their inventory for your size.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-17-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,067
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

Do you have to drive thru deep packed or heavy wet snow? Then, I would go with an AT type tire. But, look into the more aggressive one's that I suggested earlier in this thread.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-17-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Head Unit - upgrade!

Greetings,


Latest Post:

The Alpine 9 inch series with the iDataLink (around $3,000.00), I would rather get my new Helix DSP Pro processor, my cat-back exhaust (not sure which one yet) and my...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-17-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

Greetings,

The Michelin Latitude HP's are suppose to have a softer tire compound than the OE tire Lat's. As far as I know, for the highway category, the Michelin M/S2 do are better job in snow &...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,754
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

Greetings,

Parrot on the hardware side has always been ahead by using quality parts to take advantage of the technology. The software side has been the problem just like Pioneer HU's. This time...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-16-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,754
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

Greetings,

I am hoping the Parrot comes thru on the audio side as well. The positive aspect with this unit is finally a real HD screen. Even if it only a 720p, it is far better than the current...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-16-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,067
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

I order my Nokian'f from tiresbyweb.com, an authorized online dealer and had my local GY dealer install them. Check out their prices for reference.

The Cooper AT/W is similar to the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-16-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Head Unit - upgrade!

Greetings,

Correct, the Alpine 9 inch series will not work with the 8.4 in the 2014+ models. In fact, any aftermarket HU will not work.

2 things way: The electrical system is not the same...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-16-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,067
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

Just got the answer from Nokian.

Original they were going to name the tire Roteva, but they felt that Rotiva was better. The word Roteva in Finish means, in this case, tough, robust...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-16-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,067
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

I asked Nokian about the answer. Hopefully I should get something back soon.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-16-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,483
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Focals ISS 690, ISC 165 & Polk db351 install tutorial with pics

Greetings,

The differences in the tweeters are really based on the type of music you listen too. They both have their pros and cons. It is all about personal opinion and how the perception of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-15-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,754
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

Greetings,

Total amazing. HERE (Navteq) used to get these updates out quickly. Which is one of the reasons I know that IGO Primo went with Navteq back then. Now, since Apple went with TomTom,...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-14-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Upgrade stock 6 speaker system on 2015 JGC Limited

Greetings,

Anytime and enjoy it. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,754
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NAVTEQ and Jeep = Frustration

Greetings,

Did you try going thru the naviextras portal. Since Pioneer uses IGO Primo, HERE (formerly NAVTEQ) pays extra attention in updating that user base.
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-14-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,067
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

That is a very interesting question. :confused: It must have to do something with Finland. A quick google search did not reveal anything. Just tires. :cool:

Best of now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-14-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,078
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

Here is an interesting commentary about CarPlay & Android Auto:

Apple Inc drives CarPlay adoption deep into the auto industry, including China [u]...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-14-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Upgrade stock 6 speaker system on 2015 JGC Limited

Greetings,

The selection of the speakers that you are interested in are far better than the stock OE. You will for sure appreciate them.

Regarding placement of the rear, this is really a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-13-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Upgrade stock 6 speaker system on 2015 JGC Limited

Greetings,

IMHO, I would not trade it in due to the fact you going to loose money on the transaction unless the dealer makes it worth your while. The money that is needed for your transaction for...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-11-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 729
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Who has BFG Rugged Terrains?

Greetings,

The Mickey T's have been traditional a hard tire. Very durable tread compound. You can most likely drive right into the job site as long you do not hit any nails. :lol: As for the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-11-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Upgrade stock 6 speaker system on 2015 JGC Limited

Greetings and welcome,

Both choices of speakers that you are interested have the metal dome tweeters. Since you mostly interested in talk radio, you are better off looking for something with more...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-10-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Pioneer install - gap between trim

Greetings,

Which kit did you get? This is what my Pioneer AppRadio 3 looks like:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/10833-albums290-picture3382.jpg
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-10-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 729
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Who has BFG Rugged Terrains?

Greetings,

The AT/3 was updated to the AT/W with the snowflake symbol. You are correct, as AT tires age, the do become noisier.

Besides this thead check out as well:
...
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