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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-06-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,943
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Continental CrossContact LX20 265/50R20

Do you drive them in the snow at all? If so, how do they perform?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-06-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,298
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ALL NEW NITTO NT421Q in 265/50 VR 20

How have these tires handled the snow for you? I am considering these and the Cont. LX20's
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-02-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
cai
Views: 1,558
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: cai

Agreed in principle but I have heard Chrysler has given people a hard time with them in the past...no?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-31-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,697
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Nitto Terra Grappler 275/55/20

Thanks for the great write up!

To follow up, from what I read switching to a larger tire typically requires lifting/spacers (especially for someone with QL like me), as well as issues with the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-31-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
cai
Views: 1,558
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: cai

You performance wise? I have read that some people appear to have different opinions on the performance of various CAIs vs each other...?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-26-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,697
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Nitto Terra Grappler 275/55/20

Yea it is my first tire. Looking for something with good handling ability but is also do well in all seasons (Midwest winters). Don't really take it off road much so that's a lesser concern.
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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-26-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
cai
Views: 1,558
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: cai

The lifetime maxcare warranty from Chrysler
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-25-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2012 JGC V8 Exhaust Options

Great - thanks for the help. Where do you typically have one of these installed - at the dealer or a local shop? Also, any idea where you can get a good deal on parts?

Finally, is the Mopar CAI...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-25-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,697
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Nitto Terra Grappler 275/55/20

Are these considered the best performing all season tires for the WK2? I'm thinking of ordering these - but the 265 to avoid speedometer / rubbing issues.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-24-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 23
cai
Views: 1,558
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: cai

How is the performance of the Mopar CAI vs the K&N? I'm thinking of purchasing the Mopar version for warranty considerations...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-24-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2012 JGC V8 Exhaust Options

Ah interesting - thanks for the clarification. I guess this would mean it would make more sense to buy a Corsa one then since they have a limited lifetime warranty vs the one year offering from Mopar...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-24-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2012 JGC V8 Exhaust Options

Does this hold true for people like me that have the lifetime max care warranty? I thought that was as bumper to bumper as you can get and it would include the stock exhaust?

Along similar lines,...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-24-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2012 JGC V8 Exhaust Options

Interesting - had no idea they were both made by Corsa!

Is it literally the same equipment?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-22-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By mjodotcom
2012 JGC V8 Exhaust Options

Hey all,

I am thinking of finally doing an exhaust upgrade on my 2012 V8 JGC Overland and am eyeing up two options - the Corsa or Mopar cat back. I am looking for a little bit meatier sound but...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-13-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: what voids a warranty?

I guess to me I would think that a dealer would try real hard to blame the aftermarket part then for other problems - has anyone here had any issues with a engine warranty problem with aftermarket...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-07-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,556
Posted By mjodotcom
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,556
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Thanks for the response. So is the phone icon supposed to still be there after the update or was it removed?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-07-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,556
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

One more question - anyone else notice that the little phone icon is no longer displayed on the screen? I have a battery and signal indication but that's it - is that normal?

Also, I left the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-06-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,556
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Thanks Sox!

What so you mean about the apple parts? Are there issues with it working with iPhones?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-06-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,556
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Does this update apply for all US radios as well or only int ones? Reason I ask is I had my Jeep at the dealer (software is at 2.126) and was told there are no new updates available. Called Uconnect...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,836
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Ventilated seats

Anyone got any advice?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-11-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,836
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Ventilated seats

Resurrecting this old thread :)

Got a question about what is underneath the leather on these seats? Reason I ask is I had something kind of sharp but small that poked through the vent holes and I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-30-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,296
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: FYI: 11-13 Hemi Magnaflow Exhaust fits the 2014

Is the magna flow exhaust the "official" exhaust system for the JGC? I would like to add an exhaust but worry about warranty issues (have lifetime maxcare)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By mjodotcom
SRT8 Shift Knob

Anyone have a MY12-13 SRT8 shift knob (stock) that they are looking to unload? Thanks!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-04-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,857
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Best Floor /Cargo Mats

What mats do people recommend for the backs of the rear passenger seats to pair up with the Mopar slush cargo mat (such that you have full coverage when the seats are lowered)? Thanks!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Question on Floormats

Say speaking of floor mats I am curious - do people who buy the slush mats install them over the stock mats or remove then?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-07-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,719
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Overland stereo upgrade and other pics

I am thinking of running a very similar upgrade to this. I am wondering, what are the two amps for - one for the sub and one for everything else? Did you end up re-wiring all of the speakers you left...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,224
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2013 Jeep Deals

Congrats on the new Jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

Maybe - not sure on the "true" cost of the fidelity warranty but given the fact that he is quoting me a very good price on the Maxcare I would guess he is doing the same with the fidelity option...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,827
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Fuel Requirement GC 2014 V8 owners

Does the switchover from 87 to 89 usually take a tank or so to see the benefits? Reason I ask is I was getting good gas mileage on 87 but decided to try out 89. So far on this first tank of 89 I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,078
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: Maxcare vs Fidelity Warranties

I stopped by the dealership yesterday and they really seem to like this fidelity platinum warranty compared to Chrysler Maxcare. The sales manager I have been working with had no problem at all...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 2012 Overland or 2014 Limited?

This is a little different though - since the OP is looking at an older MY Overland vs a 2014 Limited
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,089
Posted By mjodotcom
Thumbs up Re: 2012 Overland or 2014 Limited?

Welcome to the forum!

I was actually picking between the exact same two models and totally agree a test drive is required.

For me, I decided the fancier upgraded interior (real wood trim,...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,561
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: 18 vs 20 inch tires

The larger wheels means your tire will have a smaller sidewall. This typically yields two things - better handling/cornering but an increase in harshness.

Personally, I have had both wheels on a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 43,556
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: ***New Software Application MyGIG Update RHR-RHW-RHP 2.136***

Also, the mydrive sign in doesn't appear to be working?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,539
Posted By mjodotcom
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: for '14 does eother engine require Premium fuel?

I take it gas mileage is unaffected either way for the V8?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,539
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

It really depends on your driving habits: heaviness of foot, location, city/hwy mix, traffic, flatness of travel etc etc. For my personal situation, I only observed a 2mpg overall difference between...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,539
Posted By mjodotcom
Re: V-6 or V-8 on 2014-- Opinions

Mainly because those cars cost 80% and up MORE than what I paid for my V8 Overland. A few k in extra gas over the life of the car is one thing, but multiple tens of thousands extra is a whole...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,224
Posted By mjodotcom
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