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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 07-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 507
Posted By BigCity
Re: Jeep SRT builds/tuning @ Livernois Motorsports

Interesting just a short 4-5 hour drive from Indy, lol.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-09-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By BigCity
Re: Dipped and lowered

Well I'll admit I was having some second thoughts when it came to pulling the trigger for the first time. But at that point I already had everything purchased and had spent 2 or 3 hours masking so...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By BigCity
Re: Dipped and lowered

Yup, I bought the rims, tires, and lowering springs from you a couple months back. The one that called asking about how the heck to get the springs out lol. Finally got it lowered about a week and...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-08-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By BigCity
Re: Dipped and lowered

No previous experience, I did use some rattle cans to dip the stock rims about 8 months ago but that was about it. It's really not so hard dipyourcar.com has all the supplies you would need, they...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-06-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By BigCity
Re: Dipped and lowered

Yeah did it in a day, first time so was a big learning experience. Would like to go back and do the trip and chrome rings all in black. Peel the SRT symbol and do it in black. Also debated doing...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-06-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 352
Posted By BigCity
Dipped and lowered

Finally got my lowering springs installed and played around this weekend with plasti dip for the first time. Tried the new nebua pearl with a 50/50 blue purple mix. Turned out "OK" for the first...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 06-14-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,421
Posted By BigCity
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-12-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By BigCity
Re: lets see some wheels!!!

22"x10.5" Concavo CW-S5's with VRED 305/35-22's all round. Hoping to get the lowering kit installed this weekend.

http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff409/cguffey78/temporary-26.jpg...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By BigCity
Re: Springs

Not to be a downer, but don't forget the alignment you'll need after it's done that'll be another $75-100 depending.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-07-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By BigCity
Re: Springs

Yeah, pretty much, best case would be 2-3 hours but your still looking at a couple hundred minimum. The fronts are horrible you have to take off tie rod, steering, caliper, to get enough room to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-07-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By BigCity
Re: Springs

I tried and failed on the fronts, may give it another shot tomorrow. However, have been calling around and most seem to quote 3-4 hours for the install. The shops I have called all specialize in...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

Was or was not very hard to pull out? I had an impact gun, not sure if I would try it again or not or maybe just do the rears and then pay someone to do the fronts.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-02-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

So you remove the large nut on the front center of the rotor/hub will disconnect the drive rod on that end, does it just pull out of the transfer case at that point? I was debating on pulling that...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

Do you have to detach the boots or does the whole assembly boot and all come free? Or you just talking about taking the rotor and hub off to provide more clear space in front and leave the drive...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-02-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

I was afraid of that, is that an easy or complex task. Never done anything with the all wheel drive so thats where my courage came to an end. Tried looking it up in a haynes manual to see what was...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-02-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By BigCity
Re: Road Magnet Aggressive Drop

Wish I had stepped back a bit to see the upper portion of the strut, but I would say a around half of the bring assembly was still up inside the upper A-arm even when the strut was in the position...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-01-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By BigCity
Re: Road Magnet Aggressive Drop

I probably could have had mine done in around 3 hours, but for the life of me I couldn't figure out how to get the strut out on the front. Ended up giving up until I could find more info on how to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 06-01-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By BigCity
Re: Road Magnet Aggressive Drop

Did you install them yourself? Tried to do mine yesterday but couldn't get the driver strut out.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-31-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

Here is a pic, it was like the strut extended so far that there was no longer room I pushed it backup into the holes and tried pulling it out and still didn't have room. Finally got it to line up...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-31-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

only thing connected to the rotor/hub is the front drive line. Still no where close to getting this biotch out.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-31-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Re: Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

What all did you have to remove to get it out, I've got all control arms and steering column lines unbolted with just the drive line to the hub connected. Even pushing down on the rotor with my foot...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By BigCity
Need help ASAP! Strut assembly removal help!!

So I have the front drivers side suspension apart but have no clue out to remove the strut/sprint assembly. I've got the upper A arm loose, the lower clevis bolt is removed and what I believe to be...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 05-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,395
Posted By BigCity
Re: RIPP Superchargers 2012-2014 SRT Stage 1 Testing results

Can't wait to see some installs, not sure if I will get to this this year but maybe by this time next year I'll be on board....especially if the gains in MPG is accurate.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 05-15-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,395
Posted By BigCity
Re: RIPP Superchargers 2012-2014 SRT Stage 1 Testing results

What is involved with boosting the power handling capability of the 5spd tranny in the 2013? Cost involved?
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 05-02-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By BigCity
Re: The other Concavo's installed.

Might as well throw up some pics of before and after of smoking the rear tail lights while I'm at it.

Before
http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff409/cguffey78/temporary-30.jpg...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 05-02-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By BigCity
Re: The other Concavo's installed.

concavo 22x10.5 with VRED 305/35-22s all from Chad at Black Ops.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 05-02-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By BigCity
Re: The other Concavo's installed.

Yeah debating plastidipping them like I did the stockers.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 05-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By BigCity
The other Concavo's installed.

Finally got the rims and tires and everything mounted and balanced this afternoon. Now just waiting on my lowering kit here in a few weeks.
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Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-25-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,885
Posted By BigCity
Re: 2013 Alpine Edition build thread

Hey thanks for the heads up I'll have to see if I can find a machined finish as I didn't go with black and chrome would look off I'm guessing.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,885
Posted By BigCity
Re: 2013 Alpine Edition build thread

Any way you could find out the type of lug nut you needed to get, got a set of concave's coming myself and the last thing I want is to get held up by not having the right kind of lug nut on hand. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-20-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By BigCity
Third Brake Light

Does anyone know how to remove the top center brake light reflector on the rear? Does it just pop off or do you have to do some deconstruction to get to the rear?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 04-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,065
Posted By BigCity
Re: Road Magnet Aggressive Drop

Yeah, the mid drop is out of stock everywhere and on at least a 3 week backorder at this point.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-19-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By BigCity
Re: Lexani 22's with Agressive road magnets...

Looks really good! Any rubbing issues? Waiting on some 22"x10.5" Concavo's to show up, going with the mid drop which apparently is on back order for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately I don't...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 04-12-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,290
Posted By BigCity
Re: RIPP Superchargers 2012-2014 SRT Video Walk Around & Dyno

Wow the simplicity of the setup and install has me very seriously considering this setup. Now I just need to find a 6 months same as cash option and I would buy today.
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 03-26-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By BigCity
Re: Oil Life Reset

I also tried finding a stats screen to see if it indicated the oil life but I didn't have any luck finding it listed anywhere...
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 03-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By BigCity
Re: Oil Life Reset

Thanks for the info, is there supposed to be some sort of message that acknowledges that you have reset it? I did it a few times and didn't really get any message or beeps or anything to announce...
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 03-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By BigCity
Re: Oil Life Reset

2013 Jeep SRT, didn't have any luck in the owners manual. Tells you what oil to use, how much and how often but nothing about resetting the oil life sensor.
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 03-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By BigCity
Oil Life Reset

Is there an oil life reset on these trucks, just did an oil change but couldn't find anything in the manual on how to reset an oil life sensor.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By BigCity
Re: Custom lights

Been looking at adding the halo's for my WK2, just a bit hesitant to do it being as I haven't seen many people modding the headlights on the WK2 so far.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-10-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,589
Posted By BigCity
Re: Power Fold Mirrors

Be interested in modding the power fold mirrors to my 2013 SRT as well, I have a single car garage (well technically a two car garage but with two single car doors...doh). I'm just waiting for the...
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