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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 03-20-2015, 10:44 AM
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Posted By imhoffg
rear end hums when coasting

Im hoping someone can give me an answer to whether this is normal or needing repairs...

My 2007 v6 grand cherokee (awd) has a noticable humming noise while I let off the gas and coast. Its...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 03-06-2015, 11:06 AM
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Views: 144
Posted By imhoffg
rear end hums through gears while coasting

When I coast to a stop theres a noticable humming noise as the transmission spools down. "Hummmmm....hummmm...hummm.hum"

Its definately the rear end. Its a 108,000 6-cyl 07 grand cherokee. I did...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 11-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By imhoffg
Ok thanks. Ill read up on that stuff. That puts...

Ok thanks. Ill read up on that stuff. That puts my mind at ease
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 11-18-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By imhoffg
Typo, sorry. V6

Typo, sorry. V6
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 11-18-2014, 02:45 PM
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Views: 560
Posted By imhoffg
would you haul it?

Situation:
-2007 Jeep grand cherokee 3.7L V8 with 104,000 miles
-Pulling a 1,200lbs uhaul open top trailer loaded with a 500lbs motorcycle (~1700lbs total pulling weight)
-loaded with about...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-05-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By imhoffg
is this ticking indicative of manifold issues?

Im worried about this high paced ticking.... i know ticks can be indicative of manifold issues, but this seems to be coming more from the spark plugs than the lower half of the engine where the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-24-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,674
Posted By imhoffg
Idk about the other guys, but i just bolted mine...

Idk about the other guys, but i just bolted mine to the metal 'true' floor beneath the plastic false floor and tray. When you remove the false floor you will find sheet metal you can sand clean for a...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 01-20-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By imhoffg
Well, ive done a ton of searching and ive found...

Well, ive done a ton of searching and ive found two things...

First, it seems to have everything to do with how you like to sit, i.e. upright, leaned back, leaning to the side, ect. Im a very...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 01-14-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By imhoffg
Im only 6'2 as well. Thats why im astounded i...

Im only 6'2 as well. Thats why im astounded i dont fit... im tall, but not that tall. but at the same time, the space-conscious design of that vehicle lacks all around, with the dumb false floor,...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 01-14-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By imhoffg
lowering the seats (looking for a tall-gc-owner support group)

So I love my jeep except the head room... I'd like to know if anyone has any experience with a way to lower the seats so I don't have to sit like I've got a deformed neck or I'm afraid of getting...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-17-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By imhoffg
Yep, ita right behind the grill where you'd...

Yep, ita right behind the grill where you'd install a cabin air filter. I guess they are an additional option for GCs of my year and mine didnt have one. But yes, remove at grill and you see the...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-16-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By imhoffg
It might have been. Idk which type of door it...

It might have been. Idk which type of door it was. All I know iwas under the plastic trim by the hood hinge/windshield/windshield whiper hinge area
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-16-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By imhoffg
To all that suggested blend doors... it was a...

To all that suggested blend doors... it was a main blend door that was broken half shut. I just pulled it out and now the 95 degree days are bearable! I had to pull the plastic engine compartment...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-15-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By imhoffg
Is the blower motor located under the hood...

Is the blower motor located under the hood against the firewall, directlynin line with then battery?
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-14-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By imhoffg
Re: Weak A/C Blower

would you know where to find some diagrams of the vent system in a wk? I've been searching around for some visual aids to help me get started in lookin at this but I havent found any
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-14-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 897
Posted By imhoffg
Weak A/C Blower

Hey guys,

My 07 GC's AC has blown really weak since I bought it. Its decently cold, but even at full power i cant even feel it unless I put my hand right in front of it...

It's blowing...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 08-12-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By imhoffg
All the tires are good for air pressure, its just...

All the tires are good for air pressure, its just because 3 of the 4 tires are rubber stems without sensors. I had to have three of the 4 done, because I could only get valve cap off with some...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 08-11-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By imhoffg
how to disengage the tire pres. sensor?

A while back I wanted to check the tire pressure on my 07 grand cherokee. I just dont fully trust the tire press. sensors... The aluminum cap was corroded on, and I snapped the end off the valve...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 05-14-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By imhoffg
Re: DIY A/C Recharge Kits, opinions?

Oh, i didnt know that... then the title "A/C recharge" is misleading :rolleyes: I always thought the freon or whatever coolant they use now would go bad over time and would need to be refilled or...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 05-14-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,577
Posted By imhoffg
DIY A/C Recharge Kits, opinions?

Has anyone used one of those canned A/C recharge kits you can get at the auto parts store? I've heard mixed reviews, but I know recharges at the shop can cost an arm and a leg. My 07 doesn't blow...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-07-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

So i got the grill i ordered off ebay the other day and tested out. Moral of that part of the story, don't buy speaker grills without first doing a fit test. It was a waste of $15 because it didn't...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 04-29-2013, 01:21 PM
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Views: 356
Posted By imhoffg
Howie :: 2009 Honda Accord

Howie :: 9 Honda Accord (2013-04-29 13:21:12)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2013, 01:14 PM
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Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

yeah I was sort of surprised too at the sound quality... I intended it only to add a little depth to my system, not set off alarms, so I wasn't too concerned about perfect volume. However, it can...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2013, 10:56 AM
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Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Step 11: Wiring

After it was all sanded down and exactly the way I wanted it I started prepping it to be carpeted. I had a nice wire terminal part that I got from our local car audio shop a long...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2013, 10:42 AM
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Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Step 10: Sand sand sand

Once the box was dry and solid and exactly the way I wanted, I began sanding. First I took a utilitiy knife and cut off all the strings and pointy pieces of fiberglass. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2013, 10:30 AM
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Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Step 8: Set up the clothe for making the rest of the form.

To go with the cheap set-up and not have to go driving around town looking for materials I just used an old white Tshirt to stretch over...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2013, 10:13 AM
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Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Hey guys, sorry it's taken me so long to finish this thread. I finished the box a couple weeks ago but I've been so busy with school... anyways.

Step 5: Continue layering to make it stronger.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-10-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,674
Posted By imhoffg
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee WK amp install locations

Just to clarify what I've discovered in the last couple days messing with this amp configuration. I've tried everything and still get the protect light (just short of paying some electronics store...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-03-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By imhoffg
Re: Need some help on my thoughts about adding a sub to factory system.

made my day! :lol: i've got the same rule except they are the DJ. Nothing is worse than when a guy thinks he has good taste in music and demands control of the ipod......... my wife is starting to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-02-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,674
Posted By imhoffg
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee WK amp install locations

I just put an amp in the cargo bay as well (surprisingly easy to put wire up), but a week later I'm getting a protection mode LED turned on my amp and no sound. I've had the thing for a long time in...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-25-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Step 4: peel the form out of the trunk

This was a lot easier than I expected. I first peeled all the drop clothe away around the edge just by ripping it. Then i peeled all the exposed tape off...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-25-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Step 3: Start laying resin and clothe

The first thing I do is get everything ready to go. This is crucial because if you're not completely ready to work you will waste a lot of resin that cures...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-24-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Step 2: Decide where you want it/start the masking

I finally decided I wanted it somewhere on the left side over the wheel well. Couldn't decide if I wanted it by the back near the tailgate or...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-24-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Start of Part 2: Building the Sub Box

Yesterday I started building the fiberglass "stealthbox" style enclosure for my 12" subwoofer. I had a pretty hard time deciding where to put it but ended up...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-11-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
Re: 07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

I also utilized the C2A-CHY aftermarket amplifier adapter put out by PAC-audio. It works well as far as I can tell so far. The equalizer settings still work and it still sounds just as good. Made...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-11-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,563
Posted By imhoffg
07 Grand Cherokee Custom 'Stealthbox' project

Just for kicks, I'm posting a before and after series for my first spring project on the WK; a stealth box style fiberglass subwoofer enclosure and hidden amp setup. I used to be in to the window...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-06-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By imhoffg
Re: Tinted Tails

anyone have any experiences with tinting not LED tails? I was considering doing mine, but I'm not ready to replace them, and frankly dont really like the light patterns of the euros I'm seeing...
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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-25-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,579
Posted By imhoffg
Re: v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

Im planning on towing uhaul trailers in the next couple years while i move for the military. Not much, just a bed, small furniture, and my motorcycle. The bigger stuff I'll use a uhaul truck.
...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-25-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,579
Posted By imhoffg
v8 or v6? Which is a better choice overall?

So, I bought a v6 '07 GC a month ago and got rear ended last friday. It's looking like they are going to total my baby. Honestly i'd prefer that at this point because the amount of damage to the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-19-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,037
Posted By imhoffg
Re: Adding Aftermarket Sub Amp to Stock Deck

Then you had to install a switch, correct? I'd prefer a solution that just works with the stereo, ignition and the standard electronics setup. I don't want wires and switches and all that jazz. Not...
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