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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-11-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 572
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Best Tire for the Asphalt Loving Jeep

They are all great tires that is a good list you have there from an all season standpoint, I added one more to the end I think is a good one for the all season tire snow crowd.

Think about them...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-11-2016, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 572
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Best Tire for the Asphalt Loving Jeep

agree with this^^^^^ Pirellis have high marks. Number 1 on the tire rack surveys compare to the fortera and number 15 towards the bottom. Kudos to Jeep for spending a few dollars to put a decent tire...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-04-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,413
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Fog light bulb replacement

I don't need to see pictures I have tried those Philips LED in my Grand Cherokee and I sent them back just like every other H11 LED I have tried so far. staring at them and thinking they are bright...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-01-2016, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Number to call for the Manuals?

Here ya go just fill out the info on the first link and they will mail to you for free. The second link has other useful info such as where to order a service manual if you want that also., that one...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-30-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,899
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Got my 2016 today!!

to confuse it more I think they might be the Michelin latitude tour. Maybe its a Latitude with Attitude at Altitude lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-30-2016, 02:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,899
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Got my 2016 today!!

yeah I was kinda wondering that also. they are both an all season touring tire on tirerack and out of 21 touring tires Pirellis are rated #1 the Ecopias are #5 and the Forteras are #15. If they were...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,653
Posted By silvermax04
You can turn it off. Good question if it defaults...

You can turn it off. Good question if it defaults to on or last setting though. Hopefully they learned something with the eco button fiasco on the 14s and 15s and it will remember last setting. My...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,506
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Maxcare opinions

^^^^This is what I agree with, things have changed. taking a car in for $150 repair is a thing of the past now its $2000 for a quadra lift compressor or $1700 for 1 air shock or $1800 for that ACC...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,006
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat

Really, nice, I read about the 2nd gen 8HP75 do you think it will be a 2nd gen 8HP95 or something like that?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 177,027
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Looks like the 7% under invoice DC Group Buy is back for 2016s. Not a bad price to be one of the first takers on a GC new model year launch. I took advantage of this when the 2014s first hit the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-09-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Purchase Advice Requested - V6 vs. ecodiesel

I think Hemispin did a good job laying this all out. One thing I would add is when you are looking at the diesel don't become to fixated on the mileage numbers always be sure to check the price of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2016, 10:25 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,098
Posted By silvermax04
I agree that is one thing i like about the jeep,...

I agree that is one thing i like about the jeep, its a chysler product there is zero prestiege with it. You buy the jeep for what it is and because you like what it is not because of a name. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-07-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 12,098
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Grand Cherokee vs the new Range Rover Sport

Sometimes I don't know where they come up with the idiots that write these reviews.

Grand Cherokee V6 Price as tested: $49,100
Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 Price as tested: $86,060...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,154
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Got a High Altitude V6 overnight. Compare to Summit V8.

$1200 ?? im sure that's a great product but I feel like iam missing something here? I typically keep a car 10 years it goes through a premium car wash about once a month (sometimes more depending on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-05-2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,622
Posted By silvermax04
I agree the rain sense work irratic heavy rain is...

I agree the rain sense work irratic heavy rain is fine but lite rain they are all over the place. One thing i started doing that helped a little is changing my wiper blades twice a year instead of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-05-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Jeep Keychain

You would be lucky if they did that. most people get the USERS GUIDE as hard copy which is 264 pages long and a DVD of the OWNERS MANUAL which is 693 pages long. If you want a hard copy of the OWNERS...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-05-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Jeep Keychain

Be nice if they took that money they spend on buying and mailing bits of junk like that which winde up in the trash and just gave us an owners manual from the start instead of a DVD wouldn't it Bill.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-01-2016, 11:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,154
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Got a High Altitude V6 overnight. Compare to Summit V8.

Few people do 100% highway or 100% city most do some form of mixed driving, the EPA mixed driving numbers between the v6 and v8 is 3 mpg which is a better comparison to his "suburban driving" numbers...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-31-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,124
Posted By silvermax04
I hope you didnt retutn the pliers, it will make...

I hope you didnt retutn the pliers, it will make them think about it a little more instead of just dismissing it.

One of the issues with those quicky places for anything other than an oil change...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By silvermax04
Re: High Altitude or Overland??

unlike previous years the overland with ORAII for 2016 gets an off road tire (265/60R18 Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure w/Kevlar Black Sidewall) and of course the skid plates and quadra drive...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 166,673
Posted By silvermax04
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

OEMs are below if you are looking for those. got tired of looking up so I saved them to file

68194930AA - Wiper Right
68194931AA - Wiper Left
68197131AA - Wiper Rear
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-28-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Non-book maintenance for the EcoDiesel

I have always done regular trans fluid changes on past cars myself and I think this is typically a very neglected area with many people. I don't believe in fill for life anything if you plan to keep...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-25-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By silvermax04
A vibration in the leg or the seat vs the...

A vibration in the leg or the seat vs the steering wheel like that can be a wheel out of balance or slightly bent rim on one of the rear wheels. Front wheel issues often show in the steering wheel....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-24-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By silvermax04
Yeah your dealer likely doesnt know what he is...

Yeah your dealer likely doesnt know what he is talking about there isnt a lifetime mopar for the diesel. And when it came down to actually producing the paper work he would be back tracking because...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 177,027
Posted By silvermax04
They are reasonably cool compared to other things...

They are reasonably cool compared to other things but they do make heat and heat kills their performance so the cooler the better. At least its just a heat sink and not fans like a lot of them have....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,503
Posted By silvermax04
I have an early 2014 (March 2013) and though it...

I have an early 2014 (March 2013) and though it did have its share of electrical gremlins everything has been corrected through a multitude of software flashes. So I would not shy away from a 2014 as...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-23-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Engine Stop HELP!

I think bonnet is Aussie lingo for the hood of a car. unless people are starting to buy clothes and dress their jeeps now like they do their dogs. lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,861
Posted By silvermax04
Re: '14 SRT, Front Suspension Collapsed?

I hear you, but it doesn't matter who sold it to you the dealers can fight about that between themselves. It was sold to you as a new vehicle you didn't ask for a swap out of non OEM parts(that are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-23-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,861
Posted By silvermax04
Just my opinion but this is your dealers problem...

Just my opinion but this is your dealers problem not yours. They sold you an expensive new vehicle with swop out substandard parts on it without your knowledge. They need to figure it out and if it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,467
Posted By silvermax04
Re: How do you feel about a 2.0L TT as the base engine for the 2019 WL Grand Cherokee

Here is an interesting fact, the average age of a registered light duty vehicle(car/suv/pickup) in this country is 11.5 years old which has been steadily increasing every year for the last 20 years...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-19-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,861
Posted By silvermax04
If you bought this jeep new from the dealer...

If you bought this jeep new from the dealer shouldn't they be covering parts and labor of fixing this under warranty if they did that spring swap? Are you still under the mileage for the 3/36...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-18-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,178
Views: 166,673
Posted By silvermax04
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Agree, id rather have them spend the money on including a manual with the jeep instead them spending the money on sending that worthless stupid key chain that I threw in the trash the day I got it....
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-11-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,919
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 5.7L Hemi - where's the horsepower hiding?

hmm ok so the 2014/2015 4x4 GC 5.7 mileage is 14/20 and the 6.4 is 13/19, only 1 mpg difference between the two. 6.4 is a bigger displacement engine with 110 more hp and also has shorter gears. Just...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-10-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Pulling the plug!

I have not encountered that issue but yes to reinstall just download the latest version and load it as you would if you were upgrading. it will ask you if you want to replace the version you have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-10-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 177,027
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

ELSD is standard on V8/Diesel Summit 4x4 and an option on V8/Diesel Overland 4x4. Its not available on High Altitude and not available on any V6.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-08-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,144
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Is it Normal to be told to wait a month to check a check engine light?

Tony, concerning number 4. above you can also use the OEM charcoal filter for the diesel they use it to keep the diesel smell down, same size filter and may help the smell issue you have, I use it in...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-08-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Skid Plates

When I bought my 2014 summit they were not a factory option so bought the skids and installed them. They are nothing more than a bolt on that can be done in your driveway, all bolt holes are already...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-08-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 903
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Fog lights 2015 HA

Has anyone tried these H11s

http://www.amazon.com/Xtreme%C2%AE-Patented-Headlight-Conversion-Required/dp/B00T42IYBC/ref=sr_1_1?srs=3050885011&ie=UTF8&qid=1449601161&sr=8-1&keywords=H11

they...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-08-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,907
Posted By silvermax04
Re: tires are whooped... 19k miles!!!

If it were me and I was just trying to get through a few months of a lease I would go to a used tire place where you could get some for $75 each just to get you through a few months.

But keep in...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-08-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,907
Posted By silvermax04
Re: tires are whooped... 19k miles!!!

For a few months on a lease I think id be going for the $75 dollar variety of tire

Also those tires should have manufacturer warranty on them they should prorate them for dying so quickly
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