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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-03-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 26,159
Posted By Yadkin
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

This. CR has always had a bias against US badged cars and a bias towards Japanese brand cars. Back in the 80's my Ford had their lowest rating, but my car never left me stranded after 185k miles and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-22-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,632
Posted By Yadkin
Re: Windshield wiper streak

I am a cheapskate, and Costco sells Goodyear beam-type blades for $8 each and I've been using them. Sometimes they leave the streak and sometimes they don't. It seems to depend on the individual...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 08-15-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 36,315
Posted By Yadkin
Re: V-6 or V-8, regrets?

I've found that when I mix an ounce or two of Chanel #5 with 100 octane racing fuel in the petrol tank and wrap $100 bills around the full length of the exhaust pipe my Rolls has so much more pep to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-28-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 470
Views: 36,315
Posted By Yadkin
Re: V-6 or V-8, regrets?

Manufacturer's specs; 51% of the weight carried by the front wheels and 49% carried by the rear. As I recall the same vehicle with the Hemi is 54-46 or so. It's an iron block vs. aluminum, and of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-11-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,323
Posted By Yadkin
Re: Have you seen this? Moose test

Speaking as an engineer there's a lot of variables in the test procedure due to the fact that it is a human driver. Add in the lack of complete documentation (photos and weights of loads, steering...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-14-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,056
Posted By Yadkin
Re: JEEP Engineers suck!

As a design engineer myself I am greatly amused when someone modifies a product without proper planning then blames the designer for it not working.

Every vehicle that I have owned since the 80's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,413
Posted By Yadkin
Re: Getting a Laredo E and need some help

I installed a back-up camera on the wife's 328i a while back. I purchased from modmynav.com. It integrates with the OEM computer screen on the dash by using a video module. A compete plug and play...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-24-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Yadkin
Re: Plastic Engine Covers

They don't come off easy when new. Once you get it off lubricate the rubber grommets with an itty bitty of silicone spray and it will go on and come off much easier.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-19-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,871
Posted By Yadkin
Re: Sure glad I traded for the Hemi

Disconnect your battery to reset the transmission programming.
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