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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2014, 03:48 PM
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Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Yes, if you have a few 5 SMD chip 194s left over you can take a couple of the SMDs off and use them for an exact light match. Good luck, but if you run into trouble have a plan to recruit some help....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2014, 05:40 PM
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2014, 05:38 PM
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-13-2014, 11:56 PM
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Posted By cvbanc
Re: Project "Six Shooter" Build Thread

Strongjeff-

Are you going to run one Gorilla locking lug per wheel or five on each?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,658
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

YjagetaJeep-

I can't give you an answer on this one -- I had everything professionally installed so I wouldn't have to deal with all the issues. From other posts on audio install, there seems to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,658
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

The amp went under the driver's seat, and the LC6I (LOC) went under the back of the driver's seat, inside that small compartment in the floor. See this link for some pics:
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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

Yes. The JL Stealthbox for 2011+ Jeep Grand Cherokees will fit in your 2014. Moreover, the JL Stealthbox can be installed in a 2014 JGC that does not currently have a sub installed. AND . . . you do...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 09:36 PM
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Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

No problem. John, over at Auto Sound (Plainville, MA) charged $325. I provided the JL Stealthbox, Alpine PDX-V9, LC6I, and Alpine Rux Knob. They used their wiring ($50) and did a very clean...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-11-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Here's a vid of the Stealthbox in action. Like I said before, the audio on a smartphone cannot capture the real sound of the bass -- it comes out pretty "buzzing"

Colby-

Not exactly sure what...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-08-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Alright. Picked the Jeep up this morning (Auto Sound, Plainville, MA) and the Stealthbox install went great. The sound, even with the stock speakers (albeit getting another 400W added to them), is a...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 02-08-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By cvbanc
Re: The Assassin :: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Thanks brother . . . still have a ways to go to catch up with you!
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 02-08-2014, 02:26 AM
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Views: 457
Posted By cvbanc
The Assassin :: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Assassin :: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2014-02-08 01:26:29)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-08-2014, 01:06 AM
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Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Nice! Post a pic when they are installed -- the whites must be really bright.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

I dropped the Stealthbox off at the installer all packaged up. When I pick the Jeep up tomorrow I will get some footage to post (always wanting more pics and vids Colby!)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

10-4 that. Too soon for the 2014s to have a proven chip right now. Yeah, I saw that you were kickin' over 3000W with your audio set up and had heard good things about the Kickers. Good to know for...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Wow! Just checked out your build post and you've done some serious mods! I will need your input down the road on what chip to use. My CAI and MagnaFlow duel exhaust need the assistance of a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-07-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,658
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

Finally making the move to have the JL Stealthbox installed! The initial components are:


Subwoofer -- JL Stealthbox

http://www.mobilesoundworks.com/product_p/jl-audio-stealthbox-94508.htm...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Thanks Wxchaser!

The initial audio upgrade to the Assassin will be comprised of the following components:

Subwoofer -- JL Stealthbox

JL Audio SB-J-GCHWK2/10W3v3/BK Stealthbox® for Jeep...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 45,353
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

If you want to take the OBNOXIOUS route . . . why not!? You can replace the OEM vanity bulbs with these:

2X Ultra Blue Vanity LED Light Bulbs Mirror Fuse Sun Visor | eBay...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 45,353
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

The "ribbon tape" could not be more of a cheap piece of SH!T to deal with, but it can be soldered and I did add some wiring when I could -- even adding a SMD chip to the tiny "center light" in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 45,353
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

I just took one of the 5 chip LED SMD 194s (see previous link) appart and used two of those LED SMDs to replace the single LED chip on each of the OEM map lights under each diffuser.
Attached...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:32 PM
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Views: 45,353
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Okay, so you will need nine (9) 194 Wedge LEDs, (10) if you want to do the complete map light conversion. Two for the handle grip lights (1 ea.), two for the footwell lights (1 ea.), two for the rear...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 45,353
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

This sticky is ALL OVER THE PLACE!!! As far as replacing the interior incandescent bulbs with LEDs (ultra blue LED SMD 50/50s in my build) here are some pics which outline how to get things done and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

If you want to take the OBNOXIOUS route . . . why not!? You can replace the OEM vanity bulbs with these:

2X Ultra Blue Vanity LED Light Bulbs Mirror Fuse Sun Visor | eBay...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

The "ribbon tape" could not be more of a cheap piece of SH!T to deal with, but it can be soldered and I did add some wiring when I could -- even adding a SMD chip to the tiny "center light" in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

I just took one of the 5 chip LED SMD 194s (see previous link) appart and used two of those LED SMDs to replace the single LED chip on each of the OEM map lights under each diffuser.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Okay, so you will need nine (9) 194 Wedge LEDs, (10) if you want to do the complete map light conversion. Two for the handle grip lights (1 ea.), two for the footwell lights (1 ea.), two for the rear...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Alright, I know there is a sticky for swaping the interior lighting to LED, but it is ALL OVER THE PLACE!!! The mods I did for the "Assassin" can be duplicated the same way with your 2014 in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Ace-

No. That slit will remain and that small section will not cover the headlight. Pretty good attention to detail Ace! However, that slit is on the top of the right/left sides and is only...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-27-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Colby-

Lol! That's funny because I was just going to post a recording of the exaust in response to your first post . . . However, it was so noisy outside today, that it came out like SH!T. I just...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-26-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Mac-

Yeah, the OEM footwell lighting is weak. In fact, I have upgraded ALL the interior lighting to blue lighting via LED SMDs (pics/vid will be forthcoming), and even though a 5 SMD chip 194...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-25-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

AceBeto-

No problem.

XPEL Head Light Protection...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-25-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Thanks guys!

Unfortunately the visibity takes a solid hit. While driving at night I noticed that the lowbeam light only seemed to travel about 20ft out in front of the Jeep -- until I turned off...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-21-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

With the addition of the Dark Smoke Xpel Headlight Protection Kit (H1806G-DS) all of the chrome/chrome colored exterior parts have been blacked-out! The JGC Assassin looks evil!!!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Thanks Megatron! Might have to do that and represent. Headlights will be smoked-out very soon which will finalize ALL chrome being covered!!! :cool:
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

I like it. The added HP doesn't factor in until 5K rpm, but I like the aggressive sound and look.

There is the argument that it may not filter the air as well as a paper filter (by a couple...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

As you can already see from the pics, the MOPAR JGC slush mats have replaced the OEM carpet mats in the front and rear and the cargo slush mat was also installed.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

The kit is set up in the front and rear foot-wells and operates through remote control and has 4 music sensitive reaction modes.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

LEDGLOW Blue 6 piece, 12 inch SMD LED light kit:
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-27-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,654
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Custom black/midnight leather seats with midnight Tuscany perforated leather inserts and Jeep deboss logo:
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