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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-04-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,033
Posted By pharmade
Re: 2014 Summit with Saddle interior

I am just now coming back to the forums. I had a 2011 4x4 Hemi White GC Overland with the saddle interior. It looked good for about 3 months and then the saddle color started coming off on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-07-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,406
Posted By pharmade
Re: Newbie's perspective on buying GC

In February, I traded in a 2008 Infiniti G37S 6M Coupe with VERY low miles to get my V8 Overland 4x4. I have never owned an American car so I was very hesitant, but I do my research. My only problem...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-19-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By pharmade
Re: Bad night in Lubbock, Texas

[QUOTE=TTUMBIO2010;518407]I used to live in the same apartments, ULofts, as your nephew a few years ago when I was a student a Texas Tech.



Yep. He's an Engineering major at Tech. He did say...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-19-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By pharmade
Bad night in Lubbock, Texas

My nephew took this pic from his window. He was awakened to a loud crash and looked ouside and saw the Jeep Grand Cherokee upside down. He was the first to call 9-1-1 and the responder asked him what...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-16-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,240
Posted By pharmade
Re: New 20" tires Recommendations?

Does the WK2 speedometer automatically adjust for the larger tire size (which can be checked by the GPS on the Nav unit) ? With that size, 60 mph would actually be going 62.9 mph acording to a tire...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-09-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,404
Posted By pharmade
Re: Saddle/Black Confusion/Dilemma

Whine- to snivel or complain in a peevish, self-pitying way. I have to take exception to your "small matter". It is hardly whining. Maybe I am a little over-sensitive about the extreme wear on a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-13-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,186
Posted By pharmade
Re: WK2 Hemi vs V6 MPG Compilation (results inside)

I keep extremely accurate records from day 1 of my purchase (2-14-11). On April 2nd I got 19.96 mpg (hwy) going from Tyler to Ft Worth and back. My YTD average mpg which is 75% Hwy is 17.1 mpg. My...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-07-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,880
Posted By pharmade
Re: Brake Issue and Panoramic Roof Liner Rattle

13,700 miles on my Overland and I just started hearing the rattle. My wife heard it also. It seemed to go away when you open up the shade. Don't know. Keep us informed about what dealer finds.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-07-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,962
Posted By pharmade
Re: Seat wear at 12,000 miles

I have the same problem, only mine is worse. Jeep is 6 and 1/2 months old. I have almost 14,000 miles on my Overland with Saddle interior. I get in/out once in the morning and in/out once in the...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-11-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By pharmade
Re: Crazy hot!

My dash is doing great. I am really kind of pleasantly surprised because my saddle driver's seat is not doing very well.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-11-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,975
Posted By pharmade
Re: HELP! Saddle finish wearing off.

Actually was talking with my wife tonight about this. I have 12,000 miles now in 6 months and it is getting worse. I get in my car in the morning, drive a long way to work, and get back in the car...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-05-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,474
Posted By pharmade
Re: Crazy hot!

Tyler, Texas is working on 40 days in a row of 100+ degree weather. When I got off work at 7PM Tuesday, my temp gauge was registering 120 degrees. This is in a white w/ saddle interior Overland. It...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By pharmade
Re: Poll: Best GC Interior Color

I have the black/saddle with the white exterior, which is what I wanted and still think it looks awesome but after 8,000 miles, the saddle interior on the driver's seat is wearing horribly. I lower...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,684
Posted By pharmade
Re: Opening the fuel filler door with your knee...

I'm 5'9" and it has happened about 3 times getting in. I have been real careful entering with my Saddle interior (as it is showing "rubbing" signs) and my knee hits that dagblasted button. So now I'm...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-05-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,388
Posted By pharmade
Re: Sirius XM update

I had no problem with Voice Activation prior to the update. Now my 430N does not recognize my voice trying to change the stations. This radio is really getting on my nerves. Build date 12-10-10 and...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-30-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,642
Posted By pharmade
Re: Finally - My New Ride

Love the wheels. I hope you got the burnt orange interior (saddle) Hook 'em Horns!
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 15,873
Posted By pharmade
Re: 430N and Sirius Travel Link

Send it to me. I couldn't even get Chrysler to send me one even though my Sirius account shows Travel Link is active. Took delivery 2-14-11 (build date 12-10-10). And they had the nerve to send me a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-03-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,406
Posted By pharmade
Re: Real world mileage numbers for V6 and Hemi?

Wow. Just drove to Ft Worth and back.Almost all highway, 65-75 mph, 320 miles round trip. I got 20 mpg with my Hemi (2500 miles on odometer). I am stoked. I keep track of EVERY fillup with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 34,437
Posted By pharmade
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee WK2 Reviews

I did not know, so thank you. That was a great write up but as I was reading it, I thought the LR4 was going to win. What a nice surprise. We won! We won!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-18-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,975
Posted By pharmade
Re: HELP! Saddle finish wearing off.

True, that. I think I would rather live with it than chance the dealer screwing it up more. Overall, I love this vehicle and I was coming from an Infiniti G37S Coupe (which also had it's leather seat...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-17-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,975
Posted By pharmade
Re: HELP! Saddle finish wearing off.

Owner's manual (pg. 520) says application of a leather conditioner is not required to maintain the original condition. Those are not scratches. The circled area is just the worst, but you can see...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-17-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,975
Posted By pharmade
HELP! Saddle finish wearing off.

I've got 2000 miles on my Overland White/Saddle and I've noticed that on the driver's left edge of my seat, the finish seems to be "rubbing" off. Granted, I do sometimes "slide" into the seat, but I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-06-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,622
Posted By pharmade
Re: 5.7 L HEMI badge?

Really apologize for the poor quality IPhone photo at night but just to give you an idea "Hemi 5.7L" badge on white
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-03-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,269
Posted By pharmade
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-27-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,944
Posted By pharmade
Re: Alpine Premium Factory Audio System

Just played the Beatle's "Love" DVD Audio on my 430N. Plays fine but volume is low, but if I remember, it played low on my Oppo/Yamaha/Klipsch Forte's also.(although I was able to get as much volume...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By pharmade
Re: To Infiniti and beyond...new ride

Oh, I clearly have the same attitude. Just not the dinero. With one child in private school, soon to go to college, I will have to wait for my M3, CTS-V or IS-F. Oh I also own a Honda Civic, a GMC...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-20-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,449
Posted By pharmade
Re: Front license plate was drilled in by dealership??? How is yours installed?

I had no holes drilled in my front bumper, thus no plate on the front but Texas requires plates. There are 2 dimples in the front bumper where a drill or self tapping screws would go for the plate....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By pharmade
To Infiniti and beyond...new ride

On Valentine's Day I bought myself a present (but had to get rid of my Infiniti G37S coupe). I was tired of shifting and thought a Stone White/Saddle Overland 4x4 with the Hemi and Mopar Chrome Group...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-18-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By pharmade
Re: Once and for all: Does chrome group include fog bezels?

Picked up my Overland 4x4 Hemi on Valentine's Day. Build date of 12-10-10. Saddle interior and Mopar Chrome Group. There were NO chrome bezels on the driving lights. (I prefer it that way)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,842
Posted By pharmade
Re: White Overland

Just picked up my white Overland 4x4 with Hemi, saddle interior and the Mopar chrome edition Group, on Valentine's Day. Love it. Buying a gas station next week. Then I'll be "all good" :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-04-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,362
Posted By pharmade
Re: Its official Saddle interior and new 730N RHR now available!!!

Thanks Milous. The information I get from this site is awesome. I'm hoping to order/get my Overland in the next week or two. Saddle was my first pick. On a side note, my Uncle lives in Wair. A small...
Forum: Other Rides 02-01-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,567
Posted By pharmade
Re: New car in the stable.. '11 Caddy V COUPE!

I know, right. I felt like I was looking at porn. That is a gorgeous car. Definitely on my short list. Congratulations. Thanks for the pics!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-31-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By pharmade
Re: Overland Seats

We had a Honda Pilot with the firmer seats. I loved it but my wife hated them and it was HER vehicle. We traded the Pilot for a Yukon and it does feel like your sitting in a Lazy Boy. Still very...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-30-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 50,045
Posted By pharmade
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for your WK2?

I myself am going from an '08 Infiniti G37S Coupe 6M, 330+ HP with Injen CAI and Tanabe exhaust. Seems like a fair number of us going from "sports" car to SUV. I'm hoping to order a GC Overland 4 x...
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