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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-27-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 39,930
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

So sept 1 we should finally see what constitutes a "light refresh" amongst other things. Nice
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 39,930
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The production of the 2016 is set to start in roughly two months (November). They have know what it's going to look like at this point. When should we reasonably expect to start seeing some photos of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By protect1989
Re: Getting out of a lease early and positive equity

Jalopnik just posted an article about ending of leases. It made for an interesting read. Pair it with the information on here and you should be good to go

What Do I Do When My Lease Is Over?...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Those look great! Definitely let us know about driving differences. Smoother, slower, reduced MPG, louder, etc. Looks great on the vehicle though
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By protect1989
Re: Getting out of a lease early and positive equity

Another really good thing to do is work with the online sales department. Work out all the numbers with them, get it in writing, and know the final price before you ever step foot in the dealership....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-24-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By protect1989
Re: Cooled Front Driver Seat

I had no idea. Learn something new everyday.

Ill have to check and make sure theres nothing blocking the exhausts under the seat. Ive never really bothered to poke under there.

Maybe I just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By protect1989
Re: Getting out of a lease early and positive equity

Im going to try and answer as many of your questions as I can but seeing how I live in Texas, some of them may elude me.

Positive equity is the relation of what you owe on your vehicle vs what...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-24-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By protect1989
Cooled Front Driver Seat

For those that have the heated/cooled front driver and passenger seats, how cool does yours get?

I have a 2015 overland and it feels like my drivers seat barely is getting any airflow compared to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Gave her a bath and then took her to this bad ass display

http://i.imgur.com/Rh8LK3d.jpg
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-20-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By protect1989
Re: Fog Lamp Replacement Guide: 2015 Overland (pic heavy)

Excellent on both. These are definitely brighter than the stock bulbs and put out a much cleaner light. When driving, it flows much better with the headlights. Before there used to be a line that was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

I havent seen any that were plug and play in the 5000k area. I know theres a Xenondepot rep that is usually on these forums. Maybe they have something that I didnt see.

These were by far the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

I took a look at it in a garage today. I could definitely understand the "too blue" argument. It might just be because I'm looking for it. Had I not been on the forum I might not ever have noticed or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

I dont think the fogs make the headlights look yellow. I havent gotten a chance to drive the jeep at night yet, but when I was looking at it in my garage I didnt get that feeling.

Im going to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-20-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By protect1989
Re: Fog Lamp Replacement Guide: 2015 Overland (pic heavy)

http://www.kbcarstuff.com/H11-h8-h16-philips-x-treme-ultinon-led-bulbs-p/12834unix2-h11.htm

Here is a link to the bulb that was purchased. It is a true plug and play system. You do not need any...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

I installed the h11 in the fog lamps, not the headlights. Even still I do see a difference. It's not a huge earth shattering change but it does put out a cleaner light. From the exterior it looks...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 44,374
Posted By protect1989
Re: New: 2015 Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition

I have a feeling the silver stitching is standard. The one I saw here in texas had it as well. Would be a pretty big oversight to have that many different HA ship with incorrect stitching. Then again...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

How difficult was the install? Were there alot of pieces that needed to be removed to reach the headlight bulb or was it more simple than that?

Id probably keep my fog lamps on just because I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Not terrible actually. The bulbs cost around $170 and the plastic rivets were $4. Did the install myself and the entire process only took 30 minutes. Easy mod that makes a world of difference to the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-19-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By protect1989
Re: Fog Lamp Replacement Guide: 2015 Overland (pic heavy)

It was surprisingly easy once I got hands on with it. I did the project in my apartment parking lot (which earned me some weird looks) so if you have a garage or driveway it should be even easier.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 44,374
Posted By protect1989
Re: New: 2015 Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition

Lets keep this thread about the High Altitude. You all can PM each other about different dealerships and experiences.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-19-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By protect1989
Fog Lamp Replacement Guide: 2015 Overland (PIC HEAVY)

I just finished installing new fog lamps on my 2015 Overland. Thought I would prepare a step by step guide for anyone else looking to do the same. I used the H11 Philips X-treme Ultinon LED Bulbs.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,561
Views: 105,201
Posted By protect1989
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Installed the H11 Philips X-treme Ultinon LED Bulbs (fog lamps) on my 2015 Overland.

Comparison of Factory Bulb (left) to LED bulb (right):
http://i.imgur.com/D6JuR9r.jpg


Both Bulb...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-19-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By protect1989
Fog Lamp Replacement Guide: 2015 Overland (pic heavy)

I just finished installing new fog lamps on my 2015 Overland. Thought I would prepare a step by step guide for anyone else looking to do the same. I used the H11 Philips X-treme Ultinon LED Bulbs.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,009
Posted By protect1989
Re: Overland High Altitude

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: There is a thread titled "2015 Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition" with every piece of information you could ever want or need. Look towards the last few pages of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By protect1989
Re: Green Flag in display

Good question. I dont see why you wouldnt be able to but more importantly why you would? No need to have cruise control set at 70mph and your RPM's at 4k when you could be in 8th at 2500RPM. Would...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,841
Posted By protect1989
Re: Be honest, how bad is it?

Whats strange about the whole thing is that Chrysler charged retail price for the parts. When my dealership called them for authorization, Chrysler quoted them full retail price for the rim and tire...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-18-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By protect1989
Re: Alternative Floor Mats

I think the Sisal in Tan Brown would be a good compliment for the light frost interior. Im not entirely sold on how these mats look in comparison to the factory mats. These would definitely be more...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-18-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 661
Posted By protect1989
Re: Got my lower skirts paint matched 2014 white Summit

It looks excellent! Very clean and well done. Great job. I do also like the chrome mirrors and door handles on your vehicle. Its subtle against the white and matches the wheels/other chrome accents. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-18-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 652
Posted By protect1989
Re: Using Remote Start Smart Phone App ?

I wouldnt overload the system. The uconnect is already finicky as it is, I doubt it would handle two requests at once.

However you are correct. The vehicle can not move unless the fob is present....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-18-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,841
Posted By protect1989
Re: Be honest, how bad is it?

I do not. I dont have allstate so I never looked into it. It sounds similar to Mopar Tire and Rim protection but theres sounds specifically for tires.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-18-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,841
Posted By protect1989
Re: Be honest, how bad is it?

UPDATE: Repair complete!

I went to my Jeep dealer today. The rim and tire were covered under the program. They gave me a brand new tire (matching) and a brand new rim.

Tire Cost: $218...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-18-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 44,374
Posted By protect1989
Re: New: 2015 Grand Cherokee High Altitude Edition

I just got back from my Jeep dealership and they had one HA in stock. I gotta say, it wasnt as bad as its being made out to be. It looks like a blacked out Summit on the exterior. The interior...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-17-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By protect1989
Re: Front plate.

I tried searching for different ways a few months ago (search the threads). Long story short, no luck.

There are some aftermarket things you can buy that hide the plate and then it can flip out,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,133
Posted By protect1989
Re: Im in love with the ACC

I keep mine at the shortest and never really had that unnerving feeling. Then again I did grow up in south florida so maybe that plays a part.

I do like that on the instrument cluster, you can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,133
Posted By protect1989
Re: Im in love with the ACC

Lol. That one was pretty good.

Maybe there are 4 settings. I keep it on the lowest one so ive never explored it. Wouldnt be the first time I was wrong :(
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By protect1989
Re: Green Flag in display

Its still fully automatic. You can use the paddle shifters in both normal and sport mode. All sport mode does is increase the RPM between shifts. So youll stay in lower gears at higher RPM's for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,841
Posted By protect1989
Re: Be honest, how bad is it?

Im not overly concerned about using all 4 of my replacements up (especially since I only plan on having this vehicle for 3-4 years). I guess im just hesitant since the vehicle is only a month or so...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,841
Posted By protect1989
Re: Be honest, how bad is it?

Just got back from a tire shop near my place (not a jeep dealer). They said the tire is fine as its not leaking and not that much of a chunk out. They did say that to repair the rim where the scratch...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By protect1989
Re: Green Flag in display

Yup. You have sport mode engaged. Next time your in Drive, give the gear shift a tap downward (toward the center console). That activate or deactivates Sport mode
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,133
Posted By protect1989
Re: Im in love with the ACC

3 following distances. There are three buttons that control the ACC on the right side of the steering wheel. The far left button turns on/sets the ACC, the other two buttons control the distance...
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