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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-01-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Factory Reps 20x10

Will do, thanks man

Dotcom
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-01-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Dotcom
Factory Reps 20x10

I have a set of Factory Reproductions in gloss black, 20"x10" that I am looking to get rid of. They have never been mounted and are still in the box from the distributor. PM me if interested.
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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-26-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Dotcom
Re: TPMS Self Learning?

Hey man thanks for the quick reply!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Dotcom
TPMS Self Learning?

I'm having a new set of tires and rims mounted today at the dealer. I'm going to keep them for a few more weeks until the weather gets nicer before i switch them onto my car. Question is, are the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-09-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Wheel bearings

I'd love to get mine fixed but they've been broken for about 6000 miles and I've taken it in 6 separate times only for them to tell me everything looks good. This last time they told me the loud...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-07-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By Dotcom
Wheel bearings

Has anyone had there's go bad? Thinking I may have this problem.

Thanks

Dotcom
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Tires are balance, still vibrating

So this whirring noise just will not go away, no matter how I balance the tires or if i swap the fronts the the rears, etc. So yesterday i put my car up on stands, started her up and brought her up...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Dotcom
Tires are balance, still vibrating

So Ive been experiencing a vibration in my 2012. it sounds like a whirring noise coming from the front left wheel well. Today I had my wheels balanced FOR THE THIRD TIME! And I'm still getting the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-12-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Dotcom
Re: New 20" wheels for BFG KDWs

Thanks for all the input guys. Put my order in for a set of gloss black reps yesterday. Should be getting here this weekend. I also ordered a set of black lugs but they didn't show up on my invoice....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-11-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,888
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Brake Dust / New Pads

I also replaced the pads in all four corners with Hawk Ceramics. The positives is that they no longer produce break dust in significant amounts. I'd say it cut my dust production by 95-99%. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-10-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Dotcom
Re: New 20" wheels for BFG KDWs

Quick question. Im about to pull the trigger on the gloss 20's (I thought hard about gloss or matte and ultimately from what i've seen from others the gloss is the way to go for me). What else will i...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Dotcom
Re: New 20" wheels for BFG KDWs

Cool, hey thanks a lot for the reply!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-10-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By Dotcom
New 20" wheels for BFG KDWs

Hey All,

I recently won a set of brand new BF Goodrich KDWs size 295/45-20 (same as stock size). I'm interested in getting a set of 20" wheels to fit them. I'd really like to have them be black...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-19-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dotcom
Re: 0W40 Oil Wear After 5000 Miles

I didn't plan on going too deep into the analysis. The equipment in my lab really isn't designed for those variety of tests and it would require me to send it out. I do however plan on possibly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-19-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dotcom
Re: 0W40 Oil Wear After 5000 Miles

I could definitely take a look. Unfortunately the only 0w40 available at the shops where I live is Mobil 1 fully synthetic. I mean its a great brand but i lack the accessibility of other oils,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-15-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dotcom
Re: 0W40 Oil Wear After 5000 Miles

I haven't thought too much about that. I am considering testing some other 0w40 brands to try to pick up the viscosity. I am also considering doing a blend for my next change. I will be more than...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-15-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,279
Posted By Dotcom
0W40 Oil Wear After 5000 Miles

I decided to analyze my oil after i changed it today. My last oil change was ay 14700 miles and today's change came at 19800. I took a sample of the fresh oil i was putting in and compared it to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-13-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Looking for Quiet Replacement Tires

I had the Paradas mounted and balanced yesterday and instantly out of the shop the car:

-Rides quieter
-Smoother
-No longer has vibration in the steering wheel about 50 mph
-No longer pulses in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-05-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Looking for Quiet Replacement Tires

Paradas showed up today! Looking to have them installed next week. stay tuned...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-02-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Looking for Quiet Replacement Tires

Well I placed my order for the Yokohama Paradas yesterday on Tire Rack. It was $700 for the Tires and an additional $140 for the shipping. I'll let everyone know when I get them mounted, hopefully...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-30-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Looking for Quiet Replacement Tires

I am looking at getting these from tire rack. Anybody have any suggestions?

Parada Spec-X

Size: 295/45R20

Best

Dotcom
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Looking for Quiet Replacement Tires

My rig is a 2012 SRT8 with the stock rims
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-29-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,037
Posted By Dotcom
Looking for Quiet Replacement Tires

Hey Everyone,

The time has come to change the 3 season Pirellis on my rig. I had road noise on the stock tires that while not unbearable, I would have appreciated a smoother quieter ride. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-15-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Looking for new pads

Hey thanks for the reply. I ended up ordering these:

Hawk Performance HB649F.605 HPS Performance Ceramic Brake Pad
Hawk Performance HB194F.570 HPS Performance Ceramic Brake Pad

Are these...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-15-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By Dotcom
Looking for new pads

Hey everyone,

Looking to replace the pads on my '12 mineral grey, just popped my head in the wheel on the way to work the other day and noticed the pads wearing thin. I checked justforjeeps but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT8 - WK 04-15-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By Dotcom
Where can I get stock pads?

Hey everyone,

Looking to replace the pads on my rig, just popped my head in the wheel on the way to work the other day and noticed the pads wearing thin. I checked justforjeeps but the fronts...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-23-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By Dotcom
New Nav Screen

I was just thinking about the new nav screen that will most likely appear in the '14 WK2. Im sure the system is great, but I was looking at some of the installation jobs on the 300 srt and charger...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-08-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,846
Posted By Dotcom
Re: No bus

Yeah you can just disconnect the battery. No problems there. Just did it.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-06-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,846
Posted By Dotcom
Re: No bus

If this happens to anyone else, the quick solution: disconnect the battery
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-04-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,638
Posted By Dotcom
WK2 is not exciting me

I picked up my wk2 SRT8 last November and I've put about 7000 miles on it now, but to be totally honest, I still don't care for it. The looks and driving experience just don't excite me like cars I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-12-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Dotcom
Alignment

So i drove over the median last week and now the steering wheel is titled slightly to the right, i mean ever so slight, maybe 2 degrees, maybe its in my head. Also, i sense a very light vibration in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-19-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By Dotcom
Re: New 2012 SRT8

Update: I have about 600 miles on her now and all I can say is, are you kidding me? This thing only gets 9 miles to a gallon with a mix of city and highway and I've taken it over 4000 rpm maybe 4 or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-10-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By Dotcom
Re: New 2012 SRT8

Just an update. Set an appointment to have the transfer case fluid flushed to get rid of the clicking noise, but wouldn't you know it stopped clicking. So I cancelled the appointment because why mess...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-06-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By Dotcom
Clicking noise during parking lot maneuvers

I have been experiencing clicking noises in the rear end of my SRT 8 since day one. I recently found this TSB online and it exactly describes the situation. Nothing major, just contaminated TC...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-01-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,497
Posted By Dotcom
Re: Early Impressions

Great write up. I had similar initial impressions.

In regards to the transmission, I do wish there were more speeds, but by no means do I find the 5 speed a drawback. It is very refined and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-24-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By Dotcom
Re: New 2012 SRT8

Update: My jeep is now making a loud clicking noise in the rear when making tight turns. I'll take it to the dealer soon but wondered in the meantime if anyone had a similar experience.

Best...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-23-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,422
Posted By Dotcom
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-22-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,255
Posted By Dotcom
Thumbs up New 2012 SRT8

Hey everyone,

I wasn't even in the market for a new car but my cousin was driving by a dealership and called me saying "have you ever heard of a Jeep SRT8?!" When I replied yes he told me I have...
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