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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: My poor Jeep

It was a Jeep believe it or not.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: My poor Jeep

I thought that too.

Here in Los Angeles police will not roll out for any traffic accident unless there is public property damage or serious injuries, they themselves are on/near the scene of the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Damage by DEALER, complain or leave it??

I would be pissed too if they did it.

Can it buff out with something like a 3M paint polish or some other cleaning product?

Only problem is you left the lot and now the dealer can say they are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,014
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Got Selec-Terrain? Heads Up.

Don't forget locking the Quadra-Lift system out when going for tires or brake work or anytime the vehicle is going on a lift.

The tire places around me in L.A. had no idea but they were very keen...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: My poor Jeep

No, that is not always true.

If you deal with a body shop that does not sell its information to CarFax it won't. That coupled with lack of police report also helps.

I had a vehicle that had...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-14-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,221
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: DIY- 2011 Differential Service/ Fluid Change

All,

I have a 2012 Summit V8 with the ELSD in the rear and wanted to report that Mobil 1 75w-90 LS Synthetic Gear Oil works fine in the diffs in this vehicle.

No additional limited slip...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: WK2 and Mud and Snow!

We were having so much fun no pics were taken unfortunately. :(

I can take pics of my filthy Rugged Brown WK2 though :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: WK2 and Mud and Snow!

I think we were on Kolob Reservoir Road.

Anyway, you can drive thru Zion but can't stop.

The weather today was pretty much all four seasons. It was great.

There was a lot of snow on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 911
Posted By Xjrguy
WK2 and Mud and Snow!

My family and I took a trip to Utah and today we were on a road near/in Zion national park.

The weather today was pretty crappy. Some good solid raid and at 7000 feet it was snowing!

We drove...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-03-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: 2014 replacement body part not available til December?!?

Don't take their word for it.

I needed some work done on one of my vehicles and it was in the shop for a while. (four months!!)

I was patient until they told me it needed dashboard plastics and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,024
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: iOS 7 730n RHR incompatibility

Upgrade your 730 RHR to version 2.184 which just came out.

Re-pair your phone (delete the previous partnership first) with the radio and that should fix it.

All the details about the 2.184...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-27-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By Xjrguy
Exclamation Re: Suspension noises galone in Off Road 2

Well you are the one that posted in a public forum, yes?

You still haven't answered my question about how often are you going to be in OR2 mode?

I still say trade it in since it's such a huge...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-27-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Suspension noises galone in Off Road 2

Then trade it in tomorrow!

How often (honestly) are you going to find yourself in OR2 mode?

It's not a suspension mode you use unless you are out rock crawling all the time.

If you are in...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-26-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Suspension noises galone in Off Road 2

I'm up in Big Bear in my WK2 for the past couple days.

i've been wheeling the piss out of this thing, and you know what, to me, it's not a big deal. You are in OR2 mode what, 1% of the ownership...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-21-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Software updates for suspension

They are most likely TSB's

I would get them done.

Ask them for more details, there is another site you can look up new TSBs online.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-18-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: My 1 year review

Don't worry about revving that 3.6. That engine likes it up there.

The last trip I took my Wrangler to Arizona, on the trip back I had headwinds the entire trip back and the motor spent 4-5 hours...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-16-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,883
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: CB Radio Install

Easily.

I installed the cobra control box underneath the passenger seat with zip ties.

My antenna is a Wilson Lil Will which is removable magnet mount.

I just run the cable in thru the hatch...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-13-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,924
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Front and rear diff fluid change

Transfer Case needs an ATF+4. If Redline (or anyone) has an ATF+4 compatible fluid it should be ok.

I used Castrol ATF+4 in mine. (and Mobil1 75w-90 in the diffs F & R)

Case is an MP3023 (GM...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-13-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,883
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: CB Radio Install

I installed a Cobra 75WX ST in the center console.

Can't even tell it's installed.

With the battery under the passenger seat you can't even see the wiring.

Very clean and out of sight when...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-02-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,361
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Service Bulletin 21-006-13 '09-'12 WK/'09-'10 XK 5.7L FLASH: Transmission

This happened yesterday:

Ok, I just got the update done. My local dealer is AWESOME. In and out in 20 minutes.

I brought the TSB in and like the last time I had updates I asked them to perform...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-02-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,361
Posted By Xjrguy
Service Bulletin 21-006-13 '09-'12 WK/'09-'10 XK 5.7L FLASH: Transmission

Service Bulletin NUMBER: 21-006-13
GROUP: Transmission and Transfer Case
DATE: July 25, 2013
SUBJECT:
Flash: Transmission Performance Enhancements
OVERVIEW:
This bulletin involves selectively...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,030
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Trailer Tow Group IV - fluid coolers

Well this is very disturbing.

On my build sheet for my 2012 it clearly states:

NHAP Engine Oil Cooler

I have a 2012 Summit V8 with the Trailer Tow package also.

If the Jeep isn't equipped...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-24-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 914
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Trailhawk in Sedona

That is awesome! I love that area. I did Greasy Spoon in an SVT Raptor and got all sorts of funny looks from the locals. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-15-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,047
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: It was bound to happen..

Wow, took you 8300 miles to hit 19.8 MPG? :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-03-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,782
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Donít Forget the 2011s!

Great post!

I love my 2012 WK2 V8 and 2012 JKUR.

Jeep bet the farm on these models and the Pentastar engine and so far I've had no problems with either. Both of mine get wheeled regularly too...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-22-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Goodyear Silent Armor PSI

i run 40 in mine also.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,715
Posted By Xjrguy
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-14-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Oil for 5.7 Hemi

Yup, I run that too (would use Ultra if it was in stock where I live.)

Great oil
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-14-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,633
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Ac not cooling

There is or should be a TSB available to resolve this problem. It involves a firmware flash.

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/tsb/tsb_wk2_2400312.pdf
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-12-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,119
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Oil for 5.7 Hemi

I run Mobil 1 EP in my 5.7 WK2.

When is the last time anyone heard of an engine failure in a WK2 running Mobil 1, let alone the dealer sending out an oil sample for analysis to find out what oil...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-04-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Pulled the trigger on a Summit this weekend

What did they do with the Summit 14's?

All I know is the flipper glass is gone and no ORAII package (no skids really).
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-04-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,500
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: 2012, 2013, or 2014 tech?

Does anyone here actually offroad these things? :slapfight:

Which one is better off pavement STOCK.

I have a 2012 Summit and would be interested to hear any discussion on that.

The 2014 is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-30-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Can Suspension On-Board Compresor be used as Alt Air Compressor

I would imagine the compressor is there to shift the necessary quantity of nitrogen from the holding tank to/from the air shocks to adjust height, no?

Again, not here to incite a riot, there is a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-30-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Can Suspension On-Board Compresor be used as Alt Air Compressor

Thanks.

The rest of the text also includes:

...There is a procedure for complete system fill using an external source if it is necessary; however, this should only be necessary if the air...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-30-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Can Suspension On-Board Compresor be used as Alt Air Compressor

I found this here:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/air-suspension-info-33473.html

But there wasn't really any conclusive answers.

That makeup hose could be for the dealer to refill the system...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-30-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,204
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Man, I gotta get one of these!!

My Summit was more than my loaded Raptor.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Can Suspension On-Board Compresor be used as Alt Air Compressor

Ok I geek out on the minutiae so your response is interesting if it's accurate.

Thanks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: What did you do with your Jeep this weekend?

Oil change/oil filter change
Added Fumoto Valve
Both Diffs drained and refilled (ELSD in rear)
Transfer case fluid evac and refill
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Can Suspension On-Board Compresor be used as Alt Air Compressor

Where did you read that?

According to every piece of literature and info I have seen it's completely self contained and does not draw in or expel any air/gas.

Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 -...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Xjrguy
Re: Oil Change Due?

Up up down down left right left right B A Start.
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