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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 14,216
Posted By bill_de
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Did you notice that the post before yours in this thread was from last July? I'm not saying everybody is completely satisfied at this point, but the complaints have sure slowed down.

You didn't...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By bill_de
2014 DRL's Comparison

How come Rolls Royce didn't have to stick a plastic filler piece under the light?

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/Bill_de/myrrghostiia_zps8d4a4d5f.jpg

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-22-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,566
Posted By bill_de
Re: Would you make the dealer replace the seat?

Why are you getting snarky? You asked for opinions. Nobody is telling you what to do.

Marlon stated what he would do.

As I said earlier, mine cleared up on its own after a few months when the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,185
Posted By bill_de
Re: How to tell if I have the Class IV towing package...

I figure one of those trailer hitch cargo carriers with a mother in law sitting on it should do the trick. :lol:


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By bill_de
The sun came out :)

After looking at my drab, grey Jeep under the clouds of winter, the sun finally came out. My Maximum Steel vehicle dropped its cloak to reveal a more vibrant look. I figured it deserved a wash and...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By bill_de
Re: #klthirdshift

Welcome to the Jeep Garage.

FYI - some NEW GUYS come here and think because they start a thread, that they own it, they don't. This is the internet, and once it's out there it's out there. All...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,635
Posted By bill_de
Re: Trade in dilemma

Then you shouldn't complain about problems with your Jeep.

After all, Caveat Emptor, works both ways.

But screw the next guy is OK as long as you are not the next guy. :(


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,794
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 Reliability Question

My March 13 build Overland w/V8 and Off Road 2 package has been pretty solid. I had one problem (warning lights all lighting) which did not effect driving and was ultimately fixed with a software...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 WK2 Wiper Blade Sizing

Go by what you have.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,208
Posted By bill_de
Re: New tsb for 8speed with 5.7

Done today. Helps slow speed driving with eco mode on. That's all I was looking for, so it's all I noticed.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,003
Posted By bill_de
Re: Will Jeep still be Jeep

YUP!

If I wanted to go rock climbing the GC would not be my first choice. But it is a very nice on road vehicle, and handles my fairly frequent drives on the beach with no problem. It can also...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 67,963
Posted By bill_de
Re: Changes for 2015?

Odds are the driveshaft was made by a vendor who makes the shafts for a multitude of manufacturers. It may or may not be a union shop.

I'm not a fan of unions. But that doesn't mean I'm not a fan...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 67,963
Posted By bill_de
Re: Changes for 2015?

I think that's been the plan from the beginning. They are just doing it one step at a time, which is a good thing. They will still have to pay licensing fees.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-31-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By bill_de
Re: QL Normal Ride Height vs Non-QL

Are you trying to say that the answer should be related to the question? :eek:


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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-30-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By bill_de
Re: Limited's on factory hold.. !?!

Chrysler has a protection program that will maintain the incentives in effect when you placed your order. That is assuming this was ordered from the factory as a sold order.


This was posted a...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 01-26-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 544
Posted By bill_de
Re: Desert Rated :: 2014 Jeep Summit

Not sure if I should be looking at the Jeep or the scenery. Both look great!


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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By bill_de
Re: Calibrating 8.4AN Display

The cursor is not supposed to go to the point you touch. You are supposed to touch the screen and drag the cursor to where you want to go. If the cursor was under your finger it would be hard to see...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,869
Posted By bill_de
Re: Pay close attention on that walkthrough!!

I think that is a good decision for you. When you buy a vehicle it should be the one you know you want now. If you are uncomfortable about the purchase to start with, you may spend too much time in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-20-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,869
Posted By bill_de
Re: Pay close attention on that walkthrough!!

But then the poor, poor, Jeep owner will have to go through the trauma of bringing their car to the dealer. Further, they will go through the heart breaking embarrassment of having all the people...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-19-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By bill_de
Re: Michellen Tyres any good???

The only one who refers to these tires as off road tires is Jeep. The are plain all season tires which according to Michelin were designed for highway driving and good mileage in mind. They but these...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-19-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By bill_de
Re: QuadraLift Overshooting Travel

Have you already had this TSB done?

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_0808213.pdf


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-18-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 7,869
Posted By bill_de
Re: Pay close attention on that walkthrough!!

Wrong, I think a serious problem is a serious problem. But the wrong color gas door is not one of them. When I see comments like, nobody should have to go through this, I just think drama queen.
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-12-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By bill_de
Re: Recommended Tire Pressure

That's true. It's always better to turn to the internet and get recommendations from butchers and bakers and candlestick makers. :lol:


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 427
Posted By bill_de
Re: Starting any gear other than first or drive

Snow mode automatically starts off in 2nd gear.


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-11-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,515
Posted By bill_de
Re: Limited vs Overland? Opinions

I have read in this thread and others that one reason to buy a higher trim level is better trade in compared to adding options. I never paid much attention because trade in value is not a criteria I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-05-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By bill_de
Is This The Jeep That Surprised Marlon

http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/Bill_de/WWIIArmyJeep-1-Small_zpsc324682a.jpg


http://i225.photobucket.com/albums/dd75/Bill_de/WWIIArmyJeep-6-Small_zps06e82bff.jpg



Photo from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-04-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By bill_de
Re: Finally got my 2014

Congratulations.

I hope your Jeep was as happy to see you as you obviously were to see it. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,316
Posted By bill_de
Re: How to cancel factory order without losing deposit

Sorry about that. ;)

I just wanted to remind people that whether it's a Jeep, a Rolls, or a Hyundai, they are all just a pile of metal and plastic. If it was painted once it can be painted...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-01-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By bill_de
Re: GC For hunting

:lol: :lol: :lol:


Didn't somebody here try deer hunting with their Jeep, not too long ago. If I remember, the pictures showed that the deer won.


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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 12-31-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,430
Posted By bill_de
Re: How do I turn the radio off

As opposed to having to turning it off before shutting off the car. Wow, you have to turn a dial instead of pressing a button. And for that you think somebody should pay you $500.

Why do so many...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,662
Posted By bill_de
Re: Trailer Hitch Covers, Lets See 'Em!

Since Jeep has a standard one, won't changing it void the vehicle warranty?







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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-19-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By bill_de
Re: Towing capacity for 14' Overland 3.6

Don't you know it is more accurate to ask a stranger on the internet. That way you know it might be somebody who knows what they are talking about ... or not. :rolleyes:


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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By bill_de
Re: Songs Duplicated On USB and SD

The update probably cleared the cache memory in the head unit.


That's my guess anyway.


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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-15-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By bill_de
Re: Songs Duplicated On USB and SD

Here is a link to one of many threads on the topic. If this isn't enough search "Multiple Songs"

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f107/2014-duplicate-songs-on-sd-60046.html

I think what you are...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-14-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 961
Posted By bill_de
Re: Feeling Guilty About not buying this Jeep Diesel!

Best way to get over feeling guilty is to make things right. The dealer should give you a good trade on your Hemi. ;)


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-10-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,453
Posted By bill_de
Re: Radio Sounding Better

Sure, rub it in! :p


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-10-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By bill_de
Re: 2014 GC remote start climate control

I agree too many folks don't try too hard. Fortunately Jacko has reproduced the entire owner's manual, a piece at a time, while answering questions.

I have found that when using the JeepGarage...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-09-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,570
Posted By bill_de
Re: 9 speed German Transmission

You know Marlon, I have a lot of respect for you and the other guys who put my Jeep together.

I read your posts and usually agree with what you have to say.

But, with this post I have lost...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-01-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By bill_de
Re: HVAC blower died temporarily

One time in the middle of the summer. It was a hot day and no blower. Like you I tried all the settings to no avail. But, the next day and ever since it has been good. I never mentioned it to the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-19-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,533
Posted By bill_de
Re: Outside Temperature Sensor Problem

And even though all the information was out there, you bought a Jeep anyway.

Sounds like a smart move. :rolleyes:


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