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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-08-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,691
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Freeze on RENTAL recalled vehicles too! Oh my...

I dropped off a rental car at ATL yesterday and saw a fleet of grounded WK2 at the rental car garage.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-17-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,880
Views: 239,618
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

First wash since I got it.
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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-17-2016, 11:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Replacing my 2008 Laredo with a 2015 Limited

Feature and amenity wise the Limited was a big upgrade from the 08 Laredo for me. The bar was set pretty low...

I think I will go for an Overland or Summit for the next vehicle in 3 years when...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,901
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: What's your other car?

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Wife's 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan S
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-15-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Replacing my 2008 Laredo with a 2015 Limited

I haven't posted in a while, but recently upgraded from my stone white 2008 Laredo to a brilliant white 2015 Limited. It was time to upgrade, and I got a great lease deal on left over 2015 Limited...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-22-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,422
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I have an 08, so my remote start will be...

I have an 08, so my remote start will be different as I have a different keyfob, but the $260 included two new keys.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-22-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,422
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I had my dealer install my remote start, cost me...

I had my dealer install my remote start, cost me $260 or so, and they turned on the fog lights at the same time for no added cost. Might be an option to look into if you are ever planning to get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-19-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,989
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I doubt you'll need all that. I just used some...

I doubt you'll need all that. I just used some turtle wax polishing compound and a micofiber cloth, and was able to rub the ghosting off within a few seconds.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-06-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,575
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I have the 3.7L, and for my needs, I'm fine with...

I have the 3.7L, and for my needs, I'm fine with it. I don't tow anything, nor am I trying to win any races, so I couldn't justify the extra cost of getting 4.7L or 5.7L V8. I say drive a few...
Forum: Members Rides 09-06-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 285,521
Posted By CreeperJeeper
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http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/07/uqe2a2ad.jpg
Found a Jeep to park next to.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 09-04-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,595
Posted By CreeperJeeper
When my Jeep says I've driven 100 miles, I've...

When my Jeep says I've driven 100 miles, I've actually driven 108.5 miles since the circumference of the tire is greater. So multiply my miles traveled by 1.085, divide by gallons to fill up, you get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-04-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,989
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I think you mean Goo Gone. Sent from my...

I think you mean Goo Gone.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 09-02-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,595
Posted By CreeperJeeper
2008 3.7L with FRP throttle body and K&N CAI. ...

2008 3.7L with FRP throttle body and K&N CAI.
City - 16-17mpg
Highway - 21-22mpg

I have slightly oversized tires, 8.5%, 255-70/18 versus 245-65/17, and after correcting for the increase tire...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-01-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Not that I've noticed. Maybe you could post a...

Not that I've noticed. Maybe you could post a video of it at idle?


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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-30-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Just picked up my WK!!!

Mine has always idled a bit rough, around 500rpm. It will occasionally dip below 500rpm and then come back up. I just got used to it, and I've read other threads about people noticing the same...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-20-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By CreeperJeeper
How much did that set you back? Sent from...

How much did that set you back?


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Forum: Members Rides 08-18-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 285,521
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Got my dad's Mazda Tribute tinted today. My...

Got my dad's Mazda Tribute tinted today. My Jeep's shadow is in the corner haha

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Forum: Wheels/Tires/Brakes 08-10-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,114
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I've got 255/70-18 on 18" JK Sahara wheels on a...

I've got 255/70-18 on 18" JK Sahara wheels on a 2008 WK with no lift or spacers for almost two weeks now. Maybe a little rub at full lock, but I don't hit the UCA bolt.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-08-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,483
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Donating used rims

I had a used tire place offer me $100 for a set of 17" wheels with tires (50% tread). Might be worth a shot.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-31-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
http://img.tapatalk.com/48f009ec-4c11-aae0.jpghttp...

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Got 5 18" Sahara JK wheels for $250 with 30k miles on them. Barely clear the UCA bolt but they are on...
Forum: Site News, Help, and Feedback 05-11-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,194
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Why not add advertising that is shown to non...

Why not add advertising that is shown to non premium members? If I don't want the ads, then I always have the option of becoming a premium member. At the same time, I doubt anyone will really get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-08-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I have a 10% coupon for them: metroflyer10. They...

I have a 10% coupon for them: metroflyer10. They also sell on eBay--you might find better prices there.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-07-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I got it off a company called Metro Restyling. ...

I got it off a company called Metro Restyling. They have a website and sell on eBay. For $3.99/foot they had this burl wood and another hideous woodgrain. They have a ton more patterns, but not at...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-07-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
All this talk about interior trim got me to do...

All this talk about interior trim got me to do something. $8 of vinyl and an afternoon. I certainly like this burl wood more than the Jeep options and this is reversible.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-06-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,159
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I paid $700 shipped a few months back for a 2008...

I paid $700 shipped a few months back for a 2008 30GB RER MyGig with antenna and microphone. The REN doesn't have navigation and can be had for $300-400.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-02-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
I do have a nav, but I have an 08 WK. the center...

I do have a nav, but I have an 08 WK. the center stack for 08-10 is different from 05-07.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-02-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
If someone wants to get rid of their wood grain,...

If someone wants to get rid of their wood grain, please PM me. I have an 08 Laredo and really want the woodgrain instead! Trade me and then cover it with vinyl if you want lol


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-01-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Good weather today, so I went out to install new...

Good weather today, so I went out to install new speakers all around in my Jeep. Got the front ones installed, and them discovered I ordered the wrong size for the back! Whoops... I went with...
Forum: NorthCentral 04-24-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,197
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Just a thought, maybe some place near the...

Just a thought, maybe some place near the Jefferson North plant where our Jeeps were birthed? I'm down in Toledo, so I drive by the damn Toledo Jeep plant every few days and think about stopping to...
Forum: Members Rides 04-24-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,941
Views: 285,521
Posted By CreeperJeeper
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http://img.tapatalk.com/48f134c5-267c-f1d3.jpg

A couple days ago. I was trying to be artsy lol


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Forum: Black Ops Auto Works 04-23-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 33,262
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Additionally, we'd like a birth certificate too. ...

Additionally, we'd like a birth certificate too. Long form.


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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-15-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Jeep wouldn't start today, no power at all, not...

Jeep wouldn't start today, no power at all, not even for the door locks. Fiddled with the power terminals which were clean, and tight, and everything was fine. Guess it was the terminals... :dunce:...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-08-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Good news for fellow Ohioans

Is it weird that I am really indifferent to how my plates look? I don't mind the Ohio plates I have now.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 04-08-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Electrical gremlin?

So last night I jumped in my 08 WK 3.7L and started it up. I noticed my EVIC trip odometer, and mileage was reset as if I had disconnected the battery. Whatever, the Jeep started and it's 2AM,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Trail striping protection

When I used to autocross (obviously not in a Jeep...) I would use blue 3M painters tape on the front bumper lip, around the wheel wells, etc, any where I was worried about getting stone chips or...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-27-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11,242
Views: 462,104
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Jeez, guy likes the chrome, let him put it on his...

Jeez, guy likes the chrome, let him put it on his Jeep. You don't, don't put it on yours. Seems simple enough...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-24-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Rear bumper step pad strength

So how usable/strong is the step pad on the rear bumper? Can I actually (180lbs) jump up on it to load the roof rack without worrying about my bumper getting turn off?

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Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 02-15-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Re: Pros/Cons of 2007 WK Sahara Unlimited?

Having cross shopped a new JK and a used WK, I ended up deciding on the WK over the JK for a few major reasons. The JK definitely underpowered, and that's even in comparison to my 3.7L WK. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-27-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,445
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Already running a FRP TB. Might get a tuner down...

Already running a FRP TB. Might get a tuner down the line, we'll see.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-26-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,445
Posted By CreeperJeeper
Finally installed my K&N. I've noticed better...

Finally installed my K&N. I've noticed better gas mileage and it sounds kick ass when I get on it. Feels faster too.

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