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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-19-2015, 09:20 PM
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Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Anyone Use Their KL as a "Toad"?

Array is right on target with reasons that this is a great vehicle to use as a Toad.

I have a 2014 Cherokee Trailhawk and I installed Blue Ox base plates in May of last year. I then went on over...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-11-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
We are getting some much needed rain, we are...

We are getting some much needed rain, we are about 6" behind for year I think
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-10-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Supposed to be cooled off by our standards but...

Supposed to be cooled off by our standards but still may not for you, lol. Probably highs in low to mid 80's and in upper 60's at night but can vary a lot around here :-)
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
There were a couple of nights that I did not...

There were a couple of nights that I did not unhook the toad. No I did not crank up the toad in the morning. I have a 12v connection from the RV for supplemental brakes and the lights work off the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-27-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

That is a pretty good idea on the routing. I also look forward to the pictures.
The small amount of room behind the lights is why I ran all my wiring so that I could put the diodes under the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-25-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

that is pretty neat that your colors are reversed from mine. :cool:

I replied in the other thread. We travelled over 3,000 miles in May/June towing our TH around the Four Corners area and had...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-25-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Flat towing behind an RV

@rpasetto, Like Array says that thread has a lot of good information and not just from me.
Also I have a photo album of a lot of pics of putting on the BlueOx baseplates and wiring up for the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-06-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
I bought my Blue Ox baseplates for my 2014...

I bought my Blue Ox baseplates for my 2014 Cherokee Trailhawk from a seller on ebay and had a experience. The seller on ebay was wegotwhatyouneedrv. I paid $369 for them.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-29-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
That is what I remember. Makes me feel better. ...

That is what I remember. Makes me feel better. I knew I saw it written out in detail but could not find out where.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-29-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
I have a Trailhawk and I flat tow. With foot not...

I have a Trailhawk and I flat tow. With foot not on brake pedal, First press is Acc position and second press is On position
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-29-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
I thought it was in the owners manual but I...

I thought it was in the owners manual but I looked again and cannot seem to find where it is
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-29-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Do not put foot on brake and push start button...

Do not put foot on brake and push start button twice and it will be on the on position without starting the engine.
btw it is in the owners manual how to get to on position without starting.
Forum: Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls 08-06-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,520
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: TSB and Recall information: 2014 KL Cherokee

Milous,
You may want to add recall P31 for the Adaptive Cruise Control. I had mine done today for Trailhawk.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-24-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,835
Posted By ldsoles1066
I ordered my AVS in channel from Autoanything...

I ordered my AVS in channel from Autoanything yesterday for 59.99 and they had code of AA15 for 15% off so saved another $9.00
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-20-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Yes I agree the safety cables were a PITA and BO...

Yes I agree the safety cables were a PITA and BO was not great on how to install the safety cables
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-20-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
I tried plastic rivets but they did not hold well...

I tried plastic rivets but they did not hold well so I went with small small machine screw with phillips head and nut and lock washer, it is underneath where don't see anyways
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-13-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Flat towing behind an RV

Looks very similar to the BlueOx basaeplates that I installed on mine back in April/May. Yes you are right about the Front Fascia. The BlueOx instructions says to pull back and out on part of the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-11-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Flat towing behind an RV

Hopefully he gets them installed soon. Mine worked like a charm with no problems. I would recommend them for anybody for sure.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,107
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Flat towing behind an RV

I installed the BlueOx baseplates and really liked them. I towed my Cherokee Trailhawk for over 3,000 miles in May/June and did not have any problems. The steering definitely turns when being...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-28-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By ldsoles1066
Looks like the slot and trim is one piece of...

Looks like the slot and trim is one piece of plastic
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-28-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By ldsoles1066
Not sure exactly what you are looking for but her...

Not sure exactly what you are looking for but her goes. The trim around the grill slots is about 3/4" wide. I measured the following measurements from center of trim to center of trim. 1-7/8"...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
I have not yet but don't I have had either...

I have not yet but don't I have had either running when hooking up electrical from rv to toad
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
For it is just a procedural thing so as long as I...

For it is just a procedural thing so as long as I do things on right order then all is good
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-19-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
One thing to note. My dealer thought that being...

One thing to note. My dealer thought that being towed would add miles to the Cherokee but apparently it does not which I am really glad for.
Though I will keep up with approximate towing mileage on...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-19-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I got the Roadmaster Brake Relay installed and it works just as I wanted it to. I tied it to the 12v lead from RV and whenever the electrical to RV is connected then the brake switch acts as if brake...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-08-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

MartinC, After doing some checking, I think that you are right that the supplemental brake will override the RV blinker. I think that a brake light relay kit will do the trick. Roadmaster has one...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I am not planning on using a diode for the 12v from RV since I don't plan on connecting it to the Jeep but Just as a stand along plug for my supplemental brake. I will fuse it coming off my RV...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I did not think that the brake lights would come on with the engine switch OFF but I went out and tried mine and they did. I am sitting here thinking about it. I don't think that there will be a...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,217
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: EVIC message - 4WD not available transmission overheated

Grandriver, I Hope you have no more problems and all works well now.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

MartinC,

I started looking at the RViBrake2 and it looks like it works very similar to the Blue Ox Patriot. I don't think that it will activate the brake lights either when it brakes since if I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I am going to run a fused 12v wire from the RV battery to the trailer connector which will carry the 12v to front of the Jeep connector and then to a cigarette lighter plug up under the dash...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

No, I have not towed it yet. Maybe I will give it a short test run this weekend just to see how it does.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-07-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

Yes, I did. Left Turn/Brake was Green/White. Left Tail was Yellow/White.
Right Turn/Brake was Yellow/White. Right Tail was Gray/White

The colors did not make sense to me but that is what I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-05-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
No I did not take any pictures of fishing the...

No I did not take any pictures of fishing the wires. I tucked it under the door sills of front and rear door. On the driver side of rear cargo area I had to pop the side panel out a little at front...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-05-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Yeah, if I had known it was going to be that much...

Yeah, if I had known it was going to be that much trouble then I might would have gone under the chasis, would have wanted some wire covering to protect wire, it turned good though I think
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-04-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

Array,
Well I finally got the electrical work done also except for pulling a 12v accessory wire and the breakaway switch wire through the firewall, but I left a string in place to pull it through...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

Array,
Here is a link to my Album for installing the Blue Ox Base Plates. The pictures are in reverse order or so it seems to me. :) Hope it helps any who install these.
...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-27-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

The breakaway switch I have has a pigtail about 6 inches with a connector so I will disconnect it and remove completely. should not but a couple of minutes to put back on or remove.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-27-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I plan on unbolting and removing my breakaway switch from the bracket during normal day to day use and not towing.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-27-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,921
Posted By ldsoles1066
Re: Blue Ox Baseplate for Trailhawk

I do have more photos. Thinking I may add my photos into an album. If I do then I will post a link to them. Did not want to add too many photos to this thread.
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