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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-03-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By mrfixxit7
What are you all using to protect the black plastic trim?

Hey everyone, I was washing my summit yesterday and noticed the black exterior pieces are starting to fade a bit, mainly the trim around the fenders. What are you guys using to keep it black? I am...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-15-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,718
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Transmission Shudder

I have a 2011 summit 5.7L, I have had it for over a year, bought it in April 2011, and I am transferring from the east coast to the west coast.
I bought a trailer and it was my first time towing...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-15-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: towing with my jeep

yes it was in tow haul mode
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-14-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By mrfixxit7
towing with my jeep

I was towing my wife's car (a Honda fit) on a flat bed car hauler. I have the 5.7L summit with the towing package. when we accelerate it is fine but cruising and light acceleration was horrible, the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-17-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,046
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Sunshade question

I bought a MOPAR sunshade form just for Jeeps. Mine does not fit well. I can't open it up al the way (it is too long) and it is a little short as well. I think they sent me one for a WK and not a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By mrfixxit7
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By mrfixxit7
question about electric brake controller

I just installed a electric brake controller in my WK2. I used the harness that came with my jeep when I bought it. and the harness from the controller as well. But what I noticed was when I turned...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-02-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: What electric brake controller for a trailer do you recomend?

I got the Teconsha P3, and installed it yesterday. I noticed when I turned the ignition off the controller stayed on, is this normal?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,889
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: 2012 WK2 Prices Paid Master Thread

Carl Gregory Jeep (purchased in April 2011)
Columbus GA
Overland Summit
4X4
Rugged Brown
5.7L Hemi
negotiated price: $43712 (includes everything but sales tax)
Tread lightly
Military overseas...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-20-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Driver side Head light is light purple or pink in color

I took it to the dealership. they put it on order and I will be back on Tuesday to have them install it. They are going to cover it. I think they are only going to replace the one. The other one...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-17-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Driver side Head light is light purple or pink in color

I just bought the Jeep in April of last year. and it only has 13,000 miles on it. It should not be failing that fast. we will see what the dealership says.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-17-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By mrfixxit7
What electric brake controller for a trailer do you recomend?

I will be moving cross country soon and I am planning to haul some of our stuff cross country. All of the trailers I am looking at are dual axle and have electric brakes on each axle. I will be...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-16-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,850
Posted By mrfixxit7
Driver side Head light is light purple or pink in color

Driving home tonight and noticed that the drivers side head light is purple or pink in color. when I got home I checked it and it is definitely not the whitish blue color like the drivers side....
Forum: Detailing 04-25-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,516
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Leather cleaner and protector?

Thanks for the input. I guess I will have to do some more research.
Forum: Detailing 04-18-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,516
Posted By mrfixxit7
Leather cleaner and protector?

I know many people have discussed this topic before. but it has been almost 2 years now since the WK2 came out. and some people were concerned about the long term effects of using a leather cleaner...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-05-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Sirius Subscription Question

I just called them today to renew my subscription, ( it just expired a few days ago). they quoted me $200.00. I told them i wanted to buy the service not the actual satellite!
I gave them my email...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-27-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,768
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: How to negotiate

their are several online sites such as edmunds. you go their and can find the dealer invoice for the vehicle you want. you take that to a dealer (usually the internet sales or the manager) and tell...
Forum: Visual Modifications 03-23-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,675
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Travall Dog Guard - Review With Pics

I have been looking for something like this for my dog. How long did it take to arrive?
Thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Long trip with a dog. What do you guys reccomend?

Did you have to drill holes or anything to install it?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Pricing: Be Thankful (if) You Live in the USA

A 2012 3.6L limited with QL is going for $77,505.00 USD and they only come with a 1 year 12,000 mile warranty. And you will pay several more thousand for the dealer fees which are not included on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,413
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Is MaxCare Lifetime a good care?

Ok thanks! for the info. I am still thinkig about getting the Maxcare.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,413
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Is MaxCare Lifetime a good care?

Anyone heard of direct buy warranty? they are offering an additional 6 years and 100,000 with zero deductible for $1500.00. it kicks in after the factory warranty expires. so it is basically a 9 year...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Long trip with a dog. What do you guys reccomend?

Some of the ideas are good. I cannot fold down the back seat we have a child that will need to sit somewhere. We will be moving from GA to CA. so it will be a trip that will take several days.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,911
Posted By mrfixxit7
Long trip with a dog. What do you guys reccomend?

I will be moving cross country in a few months and was looking for some opinions and ideas. We have a medium-large doge about 50lbs. And we are planning on putting him behind the back seat for the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,037
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Summit - too much chrome?

I love my rugged brown Summit as well. I think the chrome looks great and it goes real well with the saddle interior.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,413
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Is MaxCare Lifetime a good care?

I was looking at their site and noticed that all warranties are transferable except the lifetime warranty.
So the question is what would be the best option if you do intend to sell your jeep within...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-04-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,444
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: My impression of the Hemi now vs my old ('05) Hemi

I had a 2005 WK limited with a hemi. It had different gears and was stronger off the line. but my 2011 WK2 is much smoother and gets way better gas mileage as well.
I liked my 2005 a lot but i...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-04-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,413
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Is MaxCare Lifetime a good care?

So how many years do you think you should own a vehicle to consider the lifetime warranty a good deal?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-19-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By mrfixxit7
TSBs for 2011 summit?

I just got back from the dealer to get my oil changed. Before I left I checked on here about the TSBs for my jeep. I dropped it off and told them that there was a slight shudder around 35mph. and...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-06-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,100
Posted By mrfixxit7
Mileage between oil changes

I have had my jeep for about 6 months now and have around 9000 miles on it. The oil change light came on around the first 3000 miles and I went and got it changed. It has been close to 6000 miles and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,514
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Any one recommend a good trailer hitch bike rack?

The bike rack will be used with a mix of mountain bikes. 2 adult mountain bikes and a child's mountain bike. The tray type rack ight be the best option because mine is carbon fiber. What brand would...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,514
Posted By mrfixxit7
Any one recommend a good trailer hitch bike rack?

I am looking for a good quality trailer hitch bike rack, something that will hold 3 to 4 bikes. what would you recommend?
Thanks, Ron
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By mrfixxit7
Thoughts on my Summit

Hey guys, sorry it has been awhile since I have been on the forum. I have been enjoying being back in the states and visiting family. I have put over 6,000 miles on my Jeep and I love it!!!!
I don't...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Got my Summit yesterday!!!!!!

I don't have a camera or anything right now (all my stuff is being shipped from overseas). I will post pictures as soon as I get a camera.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 731
Posted By mrfixxit7
Thumbs up Got my Summit yesterday!!!!!!

Well after my 13 hours of flying, I arrived back to the U.S. yesterday. The dealer picked me up from the airport in my new Jeep. Then they took us back to the dealership to do the paperwork and about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Bummed, 11 days and counting since my jeep got off loaded from the rail car.

Just got off the phone with the dealer, I talked to another person. He turned out to be an ex-Navy guy. He made a few calls while I was on the phone and it is on it's way to the dealership. Should be...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By mrfixxit7
Angry Re: Bummed, 11 days and counting since my jeep got off loaded from the rail car.

First off thanks for all the support!

The issue is I purchased this vehicle via a military overseas buying program. and it gets delivered to where ever I arrive back to in the states. So it is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By mrfixxit7
Bummed, 11 days and counting since my jeep got off loaded from the rail car.

It looks like I will not be getting my Jeep when I arrive back in the states. It got unloaded from the rail car on the 19th of March (only 150 miles from the dealership)and has not moved since. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,652
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: 2011 vs. 2012

Mine was unloaded from the rail car on the 19th and hasn't moved since then.
It is only about 150 miles to the dealership. I am getting a little nervous but I will not be able to pick it up until...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-23-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,578
Posted By mrfixxit7
Re: Went to see a Rugged Brown Summit today . . .

x2, the pics look great. Thanks for taking time to do that. I like it more and more every time I see pics of the rugged brown.
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