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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By f1anatic
Re: What are the best three power upgrades for the 3.6L V6?

I think it looks a bit like Range Rover
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By f1anatic
Re: What are the best three power upgrades for the 3.6L V6?

Look, I made my own cold air intake snorkel that draws air in front of the vehicle and I also have an aFE Power filter and I hacked the stock air baffles creating a smoother, laminar airnflow into...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 476
Posted By f1anatic
Re: What are the best three power upgrades for the 3.6L V6?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1e/Mitsubishi_Outlander_2.2_DI-D_4WD_Instyle_(III)_%E2%80%93_Frontansicht,_23._September_2012,_Hilden.jpg

Your best performance upgrade for either...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-21-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Yeah man, those Google maps and the (now removed) ability to be edited by anyone. Maybe closed editing and longer times are necessary to avoid things like these in just the last week.

Google...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-20-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

So how are all the people with Customtronix // RAX jailbreak upgrades planning their map updates? Will it interfere with their custom, non-FCA sanctioned UConnect software?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-20-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

The two aspects are not related and the Navi old maps issue, no matter how you want to twist it, is NOT a safety issue. Chrysler might be wise to not attract additional negative attention but they...
Forum: NorthCentral 05-19-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 17,606
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

So any of you went ? Pictures ? When are we meeting next ?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-18-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Navigation Issue

No worries, I am the US and my RA4 has Russian as second language.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-17-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 8.4AN Fun new issues!

I had my radio replaced...3 times, most recently in January. First long trip of the year and navigation froze twice in 2 days. I had to pull over, shut down, reboot etc.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-17-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By f1anatic
Re: New Owner/EVIC/DIC Question

Cool down for modern engines means cooling under load. No more "turbo timers" of 2 decades ago.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-16-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,967
Posted By f1anatic
Re: What is everyone's MPG?

4 people, luggage, 70-75 mph, 26 mpg highway over 280 miles.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Is this supposed to be lit up?

The button cannot be pressed so probably that is why is not lit.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Who cares how you get it? If you download it from a website you will still need to put it on a flash drive. More importantly is this update FREE or will it be $149.00 ?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

And just because the next "scheduled" release is weeks or months away, it doesn't mean fresh maps. What if the updated maps are from 2013 rather than 1st quarter 2015. Would you buy/upgrade?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,137
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Grand Cherokee Summit vs. Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock

I own a Grand Cherokee and have been given twice a Wrangler as "rental" while the GC was in shop for repairs. There's no comparison as far as comfort and road handling manners are concerned. From...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-12-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Just to again try and stop dead in its tracks all the nonsense about the RA4 units being unable to take updates due to technical considerations such as hard drive size etc., HERE offline maps for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-11-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 862
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2015 Overland or Altitude?

Why not an optioned out Limited! You almost get everything the Overland offers with none of the limitations of an Altitude and a more reasonable cost
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-11-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,675
Posted By f1anatic
Re: How fast do you think your Hemi is?

For sure the Tesla wasn't driven by this lady...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvwYLIOQiK8
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-10-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Dang... Here's the funny thing: I don't need updated GPS maps to realize I work a few minutes walking distance away from HERE.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-09-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,675
Posted By f1anatic
Re: How fast do you think your Hemi is?

I guess we need a few Gymkhana video clips now.
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lFF2bkiHNVQ
Forum: NorthCentral 05-08-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 17,606
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

I will be in door county so have fun and take lots of pictures.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-08-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,675
Posted By f1anatic
Re: How fast do you think your Hemi is?

Your run-of-the-mill modified turbocharged Subaru would spank your Hemi day after day, every day, every time, every time of the day ...yay ...yay...

Against a run-of-the-mill modified turbocharged...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-03-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

When BBC sacked (i.e. "did not renew his contract") Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear UK, there was an on-line petition that drew over 1 million signatures which was then printed and delivered to BBC. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-01-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By f1anatic
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-30-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

You guys know that in other markets maps also include traffic/speed camera information... We've got to ask for all the features...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-30-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

And how is that process (described by you) different from the process currently used for UCONNECT updates ? Download to PC, use a flash drive, stick it into the USB port and deploy the image? Maybe...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Thoughts on trading in the '14 Overland for a Yukon Denali?

The Grand Cherokee is entirely too big for Chicago, let alone aircraft-carrier -sized or -based trucks like the Denali. The GC is sized as a Range Rover and it might actually be shorter than an S...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,295
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Are 2015 Grand Cherokee's Electronically Speed Limited?

Dang... those Bugatti Veyrons better watch out...:slapfight:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-27-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,295
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Are 2015 Grand Cherokee's Electronically Speed Limited?

I have little consideration for the top speed of any car, regardless of whether it I a 911 turbo or a Corolla. I would choose every time based on handling, braking and acceleration over either top...
Forum: NorthCentral 04-27-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 17,606
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

I am not sure. I have some visiting relatives.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-24-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

So was anyone brave enough to try this ?
http://www.jeepgarage.org/f155/possible-garmin-navigation-update-method-for-the-8-4-uconnect-systems-75036.html
Like everything else, it is a speculative...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-23-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,909
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 8.4AN Uconnect Update to 15.06.1

So who is trying this method? I don't have the car (wife has it) else I would try it myself.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-20-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,910
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Brown sludge scum in coolant bottle.

Sludge not good. Foam is even worse.
Forum: NorthCentral 04-18-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 17,606
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

I guess it is officially postponed.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-18-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 20,603
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Really bro ? The physical size of HDD issue is a non-issue. The solution is to make two discs or two images like how back when NAVI was run from DVDs: USA West and USA East. Or they could stop...
Forum: NorthCentral 04-16-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 17,606
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

looks like the 2 of us only, so far
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-16-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Lease vs Run into the Ground vs Replace every 1.5 years

@ MSWLOGO

I think your logic and your experience only applies to vehicle upgrades, along with a few other concepts that cannot be applied across the board and will not reflect most consumer...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-15-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Smaller Tire Width for Winter?

The narrow vs wide tire design is an age old debate and while great advances have been made in tire technology the narrower tire remain the choice of racing outfits. I do have a feeling this is not...
Forum: NorthCentral 04-14-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 17,606
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

Let's do Saturday the 18th at 11 AM. (Sunday I cannot do. We've never done Sundays anyways).

Let's do it at EPIC BURGER at WestField Mall // Old Orchard, Skokie IL

Epic Burger at Westfield...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Removing wheels with QL

Look in the uConnect Suspension settings for the tire jacking mode. it will prevent QL from self adjusting when the engine is off
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