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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-17-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Vrrooom
Re: Thule Cargo Box

I have the Thule Force XL cargo box and it fits on the roof without touching the hatch. It's very close and each time I install it, I have to double and triple check to make sure it isn't going to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-10-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
I have seen a much more significant loss in mpg....

I have seen a much more significant loss in mpg. My avg mpg with stock tires for daily driving was 23mpg, I now avg about 20mpg. For highway driving at 65 mph on a specific commute in cruise I would...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-08-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,688
Posted By Vrrooom
I had a 2013 overland with QL. I now have a 2014...

I had a 2013 overland with QL. I now have a 2014 Limited with Lux2, tow and diesel.

Quite honestly, I like my lower model 14 better. It doesn't have the 20s, QL, QD2, stitched dash, ACC, or the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-08-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By Vrrooom
I see something about the rental reimbursement. I...

I see something about the rental reimbursement. I have the 7/100 that I purchased from Chrysler at the dealership.

Am I understanding this correctly- while you're under the factory warranty and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-02-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,199
Posted By Vrrooom
Did you need one resistor or 2 for the rear tail...

Did you need one resistor or 2 for the rear tail light brake and turn signal bulbs?

I've been wanting to convert the rear to led lights but the info I've found is spotty and not cohesive. Plus I'm...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,105
Posted By Vrrooom
I agree with you completely. And your take that a...

I agree with you completely. And your take that a JK is a money pit, not because it fails, but because it's like having your own full size Lego toy that you can do what you want with it when it comes...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 369
Posted By Vrrooom
I'd imagine it has to be turned on accessory....

I'd imagine it has to be turned on accessory. However with most service providers offering wifi hotspots on your smart phones which are 4g and cheaper, I would imagine this is a better alternative.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Vrrooom
Your ridgeback looks almost identical to mine. I...

Your ridgeback looks almost identical to mine. I haven't tried to fit a travel kennel in there but my large create isn't even close to fitting. However, with the seats folded the crate is close but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-16-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By Vrrooom
I just looked at it and it wasn't turned on. I...

I just looked at it and it wasn't turned on. I hope this is it. Thanks for the info! I'll try it next time I'm in the Jeep.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-16-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By Vrrooom
You're one better than me- my texts don't show....

You're one better than me- my texts don't show. All I can use my Bluetooth for are phone calls and streaming music.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-15-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,484
Posted By Vrrooom
It happens and I don't know why it's such a huge...

It happens and I don't know why it's such a huge debate about the vehicle. I had a car that had the ignition fuse and cigarette lighter fuse as being the same. I plugged in a cheap phone charger and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-13-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,029
Posted By Vrrooom
With stock wheels and offset, you should be fine....

With stock wheels and offset, you should be fine. Each tire has a different true overall diameter even though they're listed as the same size. So you may want to see the true OD of the Grabbers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Vrrooom
So when we want to trade our vehicles in, we...

So when we want to trade our vehicles in, we should go private sell them in Canada.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By Vrrooom
Removing rear bumper reflector

I couldn't find any DIYs on the rear bumper reflector replacement. Does anyone know how these are removed? I don't want to just pry them and break them off if there's a bolt on the backside.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Vrrooom
I found some really nice headrest mounts for the...

I found some really nice headrest mounts for the iPad on amazon. They clip to the posts and are a clean install. Just do a search and you'll find a ton if really nice options.

With the way...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,184
Posted By Vrrooom
Goonbash- what tire pressure are you running?...

Goonbash- what tire pressure are you running? I've tried 32psi then 35 and now up to 40. I like the ride at 40 the best with the Duratracs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Vrrooom
That would work for the non navi unit vehicles....

That would work for the non navi unit vehicles. Mine controls everything in the car so an iPad would not do anything. Plus the system is pretty decent, I actually like it.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,527
Posted By Vrrooom
I bought the mopar knock off ones from amazon....

I bought the mopar knock off ones from amazon. They're really nice. Solid piece.

I have no noticeable noise from them either. I've heard of people installing them backwards and hearing noise. But...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Vrrooom
Here's part 2 of getting around with my dog....

Here's part 2 of getting around with my dog. Thule Force XL roof carrier to carry all our stuff on top so we have room for 4-5 passengers and the dog.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,320
Posted By Vrrooom
This is Zeke, he's my 6.5 month Rhodesian...

This is Zeke, he's my 6.5 month Rhodesian Ridgeback. I can go on forever posting pics of this guy!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Vrrooom
I bought my Travall barrier for about $225...

I bought my Travall barrier for about $225 shipped from Amazon. It's really a great piece.

As much as I love this little guy, I would be pretty mad if he tore up my interior. This barrier is a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Vrrooom
The way it fits you can get most of your recline...

The way it fits you can get most of your recline back except for about an inch. As for removing and reinstalling, it only took me 5 minutes to put it in for the first time. I can only imagine the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Vrrooom
The unit is very sturdy and has no rattles. The...

The unit is very sturdy and has no rattles. The important thing it does is create a crate like environment in the rear of the vehicle so he's not a projectile in an accident. With him being back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By Vrrooom
Dog barrier

I have a large breed dog (Rhodesian Ridgeback) and his crate doesn't fit in the rear hatch area. Even with the seats folded down, no bueno. So after obsessing for a solution that works and doesn't...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-18-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
Since I made this comment in question, I will...

Since I made this comment in question, I will clarify as to make sure no one gets the wrong impression of these tires, see original text:

"Noise- louder than stock although I hear it quiets down...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
Yes, 100% stock 2014 Limited, Lux2, Tow, Diesel....

Yes, 100% stock 2014 Limited, Lux2, Tow, Diesel. I just bought it and swapped tires only.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-06-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
Thank you for your info! Sorry if I hijacked your...

Thank you for your info! Sorry if I hijacked your thread.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
No problem. Tpms is working fine. After driving...

No problem. Tpms is working fine. After driving on the highway I saw the psi go up by 1.

I only have about 30 miles on the tires, more info will come as I test and encounter weather.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
I had the Duratracs installed today on stock...

I had the Duratracs installed today on stock rims, they look amazing and the fit is great. It sits close on some points but still has plenty of room. This should be stock on these Jeeps.

Some...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-06-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
I had the Nitto Terra Grapplers on my previous...

I had the Nitto Terra Grapplers on my previous truck. They were an awesome tire when I first put them on, but 20k miles in they were crappy. There was a noticeable decrease in their performance and I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-05-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
I bit the bullet and ordered some, will let you...

I bit the bullet and ordered some, will let you know when they're installed!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-04-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
I'm planning on mounting these tires in the same...

I'm planning on mounting these tires in the same size on my stock 18s. I'm thinking they will fit but if anyone can chime in on experience that would be so much better.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,011
Posted By Vrrooom
A lot of times the offset of the wheels can cause...

A lot of times the offset of the wheels can cause it to rub. If you took the spacers off and then test fit it, I would bet they would be close but fit just fine.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-04-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
Thanks for the comprehensive review!

Thanks for the comprehensive review!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,913
Posted By Vrrooom
Now that you've had the duratracs for a while how...

Now that you've had the duratracs for a while how do you like them? Ride? Noise? Overall performance?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-31-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Vrrooom
I think the rubbing on the calipers is on the...

I think the rubbing on the calipers is on the v8/diesel due to the oversized brakes. It doesn't make sense that it sticks out more (wider track) and still hit the caliper.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-30-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By Vrrooom
Sahara wheels on 14 hemi or diesel

I've seen a lot of mixed info on this so to clarify, I wanted to start a thread specifically on this topic.

1. Do the JK Sahara wheels stick out more than the stock WK2 wheels? It seems that they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 650
Posted By Vrrooom
Correction on this- you can get the hemi or...

Correction on this- you can get the hemi or diesel with quadratrac2 as well. The quadradrive2 is a standalone option (very rare) or available as part of the off-road package. I have a diesel with...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,581
Posted By Vrrooom
Re: 2014 Rear Stop/Turn LED Bulbs

Please keep us updated on your bulbs. If they end up working this would be the simplest way to move forward.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,581
Posted By Vrrooom
How many of these bulbs did you need to convert...

How many of these bulbs did you need to convert all the taillight bulbs? Does this work just for the brake/turn or reverse as well?
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