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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-24-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,198
Posted By gajim
Re: I'm blown away by the MPG on the 2014 3.6L

My 2012 JGC with the 3.6.liter V6 consistently gets around 25 MPG on the highway. I think that's great given the size and weight of the vehicle. The JGC is a great SUV. I have 30K on mine, no...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-02-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,370
Posted By gajim
Re: Leather Seats

I have Katzkin Leather in my base Laredo. It was dealer installed and is guaranteed for 36 mos along with the rest of the vehicle. The $1300 price is a good price, ask the dealer about the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,429
Posted By gajim
Re: Who "carries" in their Jeep?

My Taurus M85 snubbie loaded with .38 + p ammunition is with me at all times in my Jeep. Being a responsible gun owner I do have a license to carry concealed.

This thread is now back on track in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-18-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,271
Posted By gajim
Re: 2014 JGC loose change storage?

I have a 2012 I just throw my change in the little bi-level comparment in the center console. It works like a charm - until you have to empty it out at the car wash.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-05-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,037
Posted By gajim
Re: Roof rack Cross Bar Mounting Process

The Laredo has the rubber rails vs. chrome on the fancier models, has anyone installed the OEM Mopars on the rubber rails?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-05-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 51,841
Posted By gajim
Re: Running boards

I have the Mopar chrome tubes, they were dealer installed and fit very well. The tubes run level with the bottom of the underdoor panel. They have been on the JGC for a year, I have absolutely no...
Forum: Visual Modifications 05-13-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 597
Posted By gajim
Re: Running Boards to Assist Wife Getting In and Out

I added the Jeep OEM tubular chrome side rails to my 2012, they work great. It is my understanding they also come in black. You might call the parts guy at your friendly 5 star dealer and see what...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,636
Posted By gajim
Re: 2014 Mopar Appearance Group option?

I have the chrome/satinless on my 2012, they work very well for both myself and my wife. Theywere added by the dealer after we bought the GC.
Forum: Other Rides 04-04-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,461
Posted By gajim
Re: Restoring an old luxury car

That is going to look great when you get finished with it, it looks like it is pretty good shape.

Be sure and keep the pictures coming.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-04-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By gajim
Re: 2012 Laredo GC - Rear Seat Removal ????

Thanks you for the interior cut sheets.

We were able to work the attachment tongue out through the opening in the rear seat cushion by sliding the back seat cusion back and forth on the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-03-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 826
Posted By gajim
2012 Laredo GC - Rear Seat Removal ????

Does anyone know how to remove the rear seat cushion from a 2012 Grand Cherokee Laredo - I have a major seat belt snarl under the seat and need to remove the seat cushion to get to the seat belt...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-27-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,689
Posted By gajim
Re: 2014 JEEP Cherokee KL- Reveal...pics...specs etc!!!!!!

I saw the new Cherokee on Fox and Friends this morning, it looks nice and fresh, but the rear end of this thing is just down right butt ugly.

We'll wait and see how this works our for Jeep. It...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,510
Posted By gajim
Re: Members Interested in Ordering New Jeep in Atlanta Area

Thanks for the link, found the answer to my question there.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,510
Posted By gajim
Re: Members Interested in Ordering New Jeep in Atlanta Area

I bought my JGC about a year ago, too early to get in on the new tax deal. I paid almost $400 ad-valorem tax on mine last year. I don't know how the tax works for those of us who bought before the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,042
Posted By gajim
Re: Laredo vs Laredo-E Difference

I have the base 2012 Laredo with Sirius, U-connect. Katzkin leather was added aftermarket. The only option I really miss is power seats. The base Laredo is pretty well equipped for most people. ...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-08-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,085
Posted By gajim
Re: Before and After Katzkin leather upgrade

My 2012 JGC is going to the the dealers in the morning for a black Katzkin leather installation. I'm really looking forward to the conversion.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-27-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,648
Posted By gajim
Re: Driving through the snow today in PA (PIC Heavy!)

Great pictures, thanks for sharing.

What drive train do you have on your GC and what drive mode were you using?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-27-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,036
Posted By gajim
Re: Would you go with Fortera's again?

The OE Forteras on my GC seem to be performing well. They have just over 12K miles on them at this point. They are very quiet and have a fantastic ride. My GC is used strictly as an on road...
Forum: SouthCentral 11-29-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,090
Posted By gajim
Re: KENTUCKY folks...step in here

I am a native of Western Kentucky transplanted to Atlanta.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-29-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By gajim
2012 JGC - Front Door Weatherstripping Wear

The front door weatherstripping on my 2012 JGC is very soft and pliable. It has just turned over 11K miles. The weatherstripping on the drivers side door has rubbed through and has a split in it. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-05-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,399
Posted By gajim
Re: Detailing (Pics)

Nice job, your GC looks great !
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 09-26-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,699
Posted By gajim
Re: Where do you WKers put your iPhone?

my Iphone 4 sits in the cupholder quite nicely.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-23-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,320
Posted By gajim
Re: Pleasantly surprized 3.6L mileage

I'm consistently getting about 21 - 22 MPG on my commute with the JGC, i drive about 70 % on the traffic clogged Atlanta interstates and about 30 % of my driving is suburban.

I'm happy with the...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-20-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,708
Posted By gajim
Re: My new Bright Silver Metallic Laredo X

Welcome to the exclusive Bright Silver JGC Owner's Club, it's a great color.
Forum: SouthEast 08-20-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,356
Posted By gajim
Re: Atlanta and N. Georgia Area - Roll Call

I thought there would be quite a few members in the Atlanta Metro area. I'm disappointed too !
Forum: SouthEast 08-16-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,356
Posted By gajim
Atlanta and N. Georgia Area - Roll Call

How many WK and WK2 owners on the forum live in the Atlanta or N. Georgia Area?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-13-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,923
Posted By gajim
Re: What's on Your EVIC? Digital MPH?

I have mine set on the fuel economy window, when I'm driving on a long trip i'll set it to the MPH readout.

I get about 22 MPG in a normal commuting week that consists of a combined surface...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-10-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,208
Posted By gajim
Re: Steering wheel bezel replacement with pictures

I didn't know there were any black bezels, did Jeep change to silver for the 2012 model year ?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 08-09-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By gajim
Re: When to change oil for the first time and what kind?

My first oil change was at 3500 miles, the crankcase was refilled with the recommended oil from my friendly 5 Star dealer's bulk tank.

The manufacturer's recommended oil change interval is 8000...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 16,829
Posted By gajim
Re: Is Anybody on here happy with there WK2?

My 2012 Laredo will turn over 4000 miles today. There have been no issues with the GC, at this point I will say the GC is the best vehicle I have ever owned.

I'm happy with the gas mileage, I'm...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-03-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,406
Posted By gajim
Re: Never let a woman drive your jeep

Look at it this ways guys, it just adds character and patina to the vehicle.

This happened to one of my Corvettes when it was very new, I was the driver. So, I guess we can say it happens in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 08-02-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,905
Posted By gajim
Re: Pictures of my new JGC Platinum

That is a very nice JGC, you did well !
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-30-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By gajim
Re: Chrome Step Trim - 2012 Laredo

Thanks for the info guys, I'll need to look at that mod a little more in depth. The info at Just for Jeeps makes installation sound quite complicated.

Jeep Monster, I put the side door "Grand...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-27-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By gajim
Chrome Step Trim - 2012 Laredo

I see from some of the pictures on the forum that the chrome step trim at the rear bumper can be added. How does it attach and is it an easy job.

I presume the part is available from my friendly...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-16-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,017
Posted By gajim
Re: Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat

We wanted Maximum Steel, but bought a bright silver instead. My dealer didn't have one in stock. They located one for us at another dealer, they wanted another 1k to bring it in. We decided it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By gajim
Re: New Overland - no Bluetooth?

Glad to know you got the issue resolved, U Connect is a great system. Enjoy it.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-09-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,231
Posted By gajim
Re: Cargo Barrier Net

Received my cargo net a week or so ago. There were no instructions with mine either. The plastic hooks on the net do attach to the steel loops on the floor.

It's easy to install, it's almost a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-06-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,865
Posted By gajim
Re: tailgate won't open

Ditto, Angler is correct.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-06-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By gajim
Re: New Overland - no Bluetooth?

The I phone 4 will pair up with the U Connect without any issues. Mine works flawlessly.

My wife has a Ford Fusion with Sync, she has had a lot of issues with her iPhone 4 pairing up with the sync.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-05-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,237
Posted By gajim
Re: New Overland - no Bluetooth?

The salesman paired my phone to the bluetooth before I drove it off the lot. I didn't watch but it only took a minute. That's here in the US.

How far away is the nearest dealer from your home...
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