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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-16-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installation Video (2014 Limited)

spinxt - your video is going to help a lot of people avoid getting super frustrated! Thanks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Cool ... Another recall

Thanks Bill. Hopefully this will all work out.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,920
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Cool ... Another recall

After checking on the owner's site, I see the 2 prior recalls for the brake booster corrosion issue, and the other for the visor recall (I have neither one done yet). The latest recall is not...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-14-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 339
Posted By Wxchaser
Side & front windows tinted/Rear Tails

Well - I finally got my front side windows tinted @ 20%, and the front window was tinted @ 50%, which was a really good match.

Rear tails were also tinted. Took these pictures near sunset.

I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-06-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Reshod/Duratrac 275/65r18

Nothing iffy in park mode with QL for me, never an issue at all.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-29-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,458
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Another Recall - Vanity Mirror Lamp

My recall notice arrived this afternoon, and I have no intention of having this work done (I don't think I've ever even used the vanity lamp!). No repairs have been made.

I still have to get the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-23-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Rugged Ridge Floor Liners & Cargo Mat

neilboy - no, I don't find it too hard. I lift the top of the mat upward then the hooks release pretty easily. The first couple times I took them out it was a little more difficult but since then,...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 934
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Agressive Tires With Quadra-Lift

Goodyear Duratrac, 275/65r18's.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,133
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Rugged Ridge Floor Liners & Cargo Mat

I've had zero problems under the gas pedal even with lots of snow or rain. These are my favorite floor mats I've ever owned.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-24-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Wxchaser
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,165
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Frustated by MOPAR supply chain/Rock Rails

Good luck on the installation, you will love the rock rails! PITA to install though.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-31-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,735
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Grand Cherokee Recall - Brake Booster

Just received my recall notice in today's mail.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-31-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Reshod/Duratrac 275/65r18

I used Discount Tire in Boulder, ran about $260 per tire, total with taxes and all was around ~$1260.00 if I remember correctly.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-31-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Wxchaser
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-30-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Wxchaser
Need new wheel/advice on full size spare/speedometer adjustment questions?

Howdy all,

Recently I put on Goodyear Duratrac 275/65R18's on my 2014 Overland.
I just noticed after a thorough hand wash this morning that the tire shop marred the left front driver's wheel...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-21-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Destination A/T vs Terra Grapplers

I can only comment on the 275/65r18's but they ride great (to me), and the hum for road noise is not bad at all, I barely notice unless the radio is off.

Love the tires, huge Duratrac fan - took...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,942
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Duratracs and Mopar offroad wheels on a 2014

The Duratrac's rock, thanks for the recommendation Goonbash.

They look aggressive, drive great and so glad I bought these tires, after a 5 month wait to find some. The tires do NOT rub in any...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,046
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Question about Goodyear DuraTrac

Duratrac 275/65r18's fit fine with Quadra-Trac II suspension. No problems in turning or driving in normal ride position or ECO mode. Very pleased with tires, they aren't as noisy as I expected, and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-13-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Reshod/Duratrac 275/65r18

I have Quadralift, the pictures shown were all taken in park mode for ride height. Have noticed no rubbing or issues with tires in tight corners or in the bumps thus far.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-13-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Reshod/Duratrac 275/65r18

A rear step hitch (urban parking protection, lol). Pretty handy - use it all the time.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-13-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By Wxchaser
Reshod/Duratrac 275/65r18

Finally had the chance to drive to Boulder and get the 275/65r18 Goodyear Duratrac tires balanced and mounted early this morning. It was tough even sourcing these tires and finding anywhere with...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Iconic JGC Overland

They are 22" and 21" blades.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By Wxchaser
Iconic JGC Overland

Big buildup ...

Bosch Icons replaced OEM wiper blades this morning on my 2014 Overland (finally got around to it).

:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: First Jeep!

Congrats & welcome to the forums.

May the madness serve you well, from one scientist to another!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,684
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: chrome drip rail window trim removal

Used 3M matte black vinyl tape on mine.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd388/Wxchaser1/2014%20Grand%20Cherokee%20Overland/Blackvinylwrap_windowtrim/IMG_0655_zpsce732c63.jpg
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-25-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Just Picked Her Up Yesterday

Welcome to the Max Steel club & congrats on the purchase - you'll love it.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-18-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,393
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Thule Cargo Box

That Thule Sonic XL looks really good on that Jeep.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-18-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,109
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

Here is a set of the rock rails on my '14 JGC.

http://i1217.photobucket.com/albums/dd388/Wxchaser1/2014%20Grand%20Cherokee%20Overland/Black%20Ice/IMG_0679_zps2d412470.jpg...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,109
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

If I am in a big parking lot, just put it into off road 1, knowing that someone is going to get a surprise if they fling their door open.

Urban protection! Same reason I put on a rear step hitch...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-13-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,382
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

You bet, they go above and beyond.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-11-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Blackfire - Crystal Seal & BlackICE Pics

No oily film or residue noticeable, and water beads up like a champ. Yesterday was a good example of a dry windy day here - and when I got the Jeep into the garage, nary a speck of dust to be seen,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Blackfire - Crystal Seal & BlackICE Pics

Thanks. I may do a longer write up soon for the detail section.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By Wxchaser
Blackfire - Crystal Seal & BlackICE Pics

I bit the bullet and bought the most expensive wax ever, but very pleased with the results. After washing and claying the Jeep, applied the Black Fire Crystal Seal (paint sealant which cures rapidly...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-08-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Will they fit? Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure / 275275/65R18

Thanks for the info, Todd. I like TireRack but worry if I buy my tires and wheels elsewhere, and go somewhere around here to get them installed - that the customer service may not be as good as if I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-08-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Wxchaser
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 711
Posted By Wxchaser
Will they fit? Goodyear Wrangler AT Adventure / 275275/65R18

Will these tires fit ok on a '14 JGC Overland? For over a month I've been trying to buy some Duratracs but they are not available around here anywhere, even called Goodyear but they said only...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-05-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Just Curious... DuPont Protection Package and Tire & Wheel Protection

In the trade, it's called "Mop & Slop". Huge profit margins for applying a quick paint sealant or rust proofing underneath the vehicle.

If you don't want to wax it yourself, take it to a good...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,068
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango RECALL - about 800,000 SUVs

Called the 800 # and tried inquiring if my '14 JGC Overland is affected by the recall. They weren't sure, I purchased it 12/3/2013 - and the manufacturing date according to my build sheet was August...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Murder - Step 1 of ?

I didn't want to use plastidip as I was looking for something more permanent. Not worried about goo from vinyl tape it is easily removed. I would like to black out grill, get body colored mirror...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Wxchaser
Re: Murder - Step 1 of ?

The trail rated badge only comes on the driver's side - you'd have to buy another badge to have it on both sides. The hitch step is a good prevention tool for parking lot idiots, lol.
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