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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-05-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,143
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Protecting Rear Seatbacks when Folded

The Canvasbacks are secured using sewn in velcro strips that stick to the carpeting on the back of the seats. I have them on my WK2 and so far they have stayed on perfectly. My boxer's hair is much...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-22-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,517
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Price check on 3M paint protection.

Yeah I agree with you on this. I didn't want to mess with all the hard work and the time it took to install so I paid an installer to put it on for me. Even watching him putting on the clear film was...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-22-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,517
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Price check on 3M paint protection.

I think that's about the going rate for the precut film and installation but I got more coverage and paid a little less and the installer came out to my house to install mine. But my film is SunTek...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Not a WK2 but Jeep Grand Cherokee truly flames out

That's not a Grand Cherokee. It's a Jeep Compass. If that driver truly cut in front of the next car in line (yellow Hummer) then karma's a b**ch!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-07-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Clear Bra

I got this done last month and wrapped the front bumper, hood, fender, roofline area in front of sunroof, rear bumper and all four door edges. My installer used Suntek material and I'm very pleased...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,986
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Splash Guards on 2012 Overland

I still can't decide whether to install mud flaps on my WK2 yet! I have a full set that's been sitting in my garage for a few months now and always go back and forth on how it looks. I'll probably...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-26-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,317
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Wooden gear knob?

Looks like a great market for these. I'd definitely buy one too!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-12-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,512
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Suntek Protective Film Installation (Warning Picture Intensive)

This is my second Grand Cherokee purchased from them and I've been very happy with their service. I only wish they were open on the weekend for greater convenience. I had a radio issue with the WK2...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-12-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,512
Posted By tat2boy
Suntek Protective Film Installation (Warning Picture Intensive)

After months of researching and deciding whether or not to get protective film put on my WK2, I pulled the trigger this weekend. Robert with Next Level Tint in Houston, a mobile tint guy I used for...
Forum: Billet Technology 02-10-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,892
Posted By tat2boy
Re: 5.7 Hemi Catch Can

Count me in if there's a GB!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-07-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,440
Posted By tat2boy
Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

Just want to show what the kit looks like on my WK2. This is a great accessory to add and is very, very easy to install.
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i27/tat2boy00/WK2/TaillightSolutionsKit.jpg
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-07-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Canvasback saga

Here are some pics of my black Canvasback liner in my WK2. Note that in some of the pics the liner looks gray due to the camera flash. The black liner is perfect for the WK2's black interior. I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Canvasback saga

Installed my WK2 and JK Canvasbacks this weekend and they perfectly cover the areas they are designed to cover. I really like the add-on side covers for the WK2 and only wish they had those for the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,562
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Illuminated Door Sill Guards

Hope I'm not hijacking this thread but if anybody's interested in these illuminated door sill guards there's a Mopar dealer selling them through Amazon.com for $97 + $10 shipping. I picked up a set...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

Looks good bigpanda! Does that Kuda mount interefere with the passenger leg room at all?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

Thanks PECo! I'll give it a try this weekend.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-01-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

Thanks PECo for the pics. Do you think I can remove the top vane without pulling the whole vent and trim piece off again?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-01-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

Congrats on the new ProClip holder! I need to get one for my gf's iPhone 4S. With that case did you have to get the larger ProClip holder that supports cases or did you go with a regular one for...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-01-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

PECo - Great idea on removing to top vane to allow free movement of the vent. Was it easy to remove? Any pics?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-31-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,440
Posted By tat2boy
Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

Just installed this on my WK2 and I think it's one of the best upgrades to the car so far. It makes the useless reflectors actually useful now. It took me about 30 minutes with the longest time...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-29-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,293
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Canvasback saga

I would like to add that their response to emails are very quick and informative. I ordered a black liner (w/add-on sides) for my WK2 and a graphite one for my JK. It's supposed to arrive tomorrow...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-20-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,928
Posted By tat2boy
Re: NEED Recomendations for Cargo Liner and Floor Mats

Thanks for the Canvasback links. I ordered a set for my WK2 in black w/the sides and for my JK in graphite. They will be a great supplement to my Mopar cargo liner.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-17-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,049
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Door Sill Guards - New Style Rear Doors?

Thanks for the direct link! I just ordered a set for my '11 WK2.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-16-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,763
Posted By tat2boy
Re: WK2 rear fog lamp kits ** availability

I'm definitely in for a set of halogens when they're back in stock! Given the easier installation and added functionality of the rear fog lights as brake and turn signal lights I'll go for this set...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-06-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

Just installed the ProClip Brodit holder for my HTC Thunderbolt to the Kuda WK2 phone mount and here are a few pics of the final installation.
Here's a pic of the phone and holder....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-05-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,494
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Aries 3" stainless nerf bars on 2011 GCO

I think this thread should help you out: http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=28165
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-05-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

I think it might work as long as there is something solid you can mount it to behind the blank button. My concern is that it will be kinda low and not in comfortable arm's reach but I'm also only...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-04-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

I'm pretty sure the ProClip / Brodit holder should work just fine with the Kuda mount. My HTC Thunderbolt ProClip holder just arrived but I haven't had a chance to install it yet. But I compared it...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-25-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

I've driven it for the past day and a half with the phone and no vibration noise at all. The leather wrap and screw keep everything pretty tight and so far I'm very happy with it. Overall I give it a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-24-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

Installed the Kuda mount last night with a cheap universal cell phone holder (temporary until my ProClip holder arrives) and I'm happy with the results. The center console bezel was a pain to remove...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-21-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

I'm actually planning on using this for my HTC Thunderbolt but I don't plan on hardwiring a powerline to the mount. If I ever have to charge my phone in the car I use a basic cigarette lighter plug....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-21-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

For those of you interested in buying a Kuda mount I just got an email with a 15% off discount code for Black Friday. The code is BLFRI and is good until Nov 26. Unfortunately this came after I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-19-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,959
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New phone mounting bracket

I actually prefer their other WK2 mount: http://www.kudausa.com/jeep-grand-cherokee-since-2011-black-a1663.html. I placed the order Friday and it should arrive by Monday. I'll let everyone know how...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-04-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,447
Posted By tat2boy
Re: MOPAR Black Tubular Sidesteps

I second crtc_01's comment. I only removed the 3 rubber plugs on each side and installed the side steps after that. It took about an hour as well + 15 mins wasted staring at the useless Mopar...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-04-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,336
Posted By tat2boy
Re: Foot Rest - Dead Pedal for driver side

The factory rubber slush mats also cover that foot rest area as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-31-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,153
Posted By tat2boy
Re: To get another Grand Cherokee or Wrangler Unlimited??

I've got a '10 JK Unlimited Sahara and '11 WK2 Overland and am happy with both. I guess it depends on what he does for a living and whether or not he needs the toughness of the JK or the smoothness...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-26-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,916
Posted By tat2boy
Re: shark fin guys - can anyone speak to reception after install?

I recently installed a sharkfin on my WK2 and was worried that I would lose reception as well but so far it has worked just fine. I don't listen to AM but FM and Sat radio work just as before.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-23-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,899
Posted By tat2boy
Re: "Installed" - OEM Mopar Jeep Sunshade

I second this comment! I'm also enduring this Houston heat and I can't believe how hot this cover gets. It's almost too hot to touch during removal. I guess I'd rather have a hot sunshade than extra...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-13-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,899
Posted By tat2boy
Re: "Installed" - OEM Mopar Jeep Sunshade

Here are some comparison pics I took today showing the WJ's and WK2's OEM sunshades.

WJ outside view
http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i27/tat2boy00/WK2/WJSunshade.jpg
WJ inside view (no need...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,188
Posted By tat2boy
Re: New 2012 Jeep Mopar Accessories Catalog!

Any pics of the new Aug '11 WK2 running boards? I tried googling but no luck.
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