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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 08-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,474
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Blackstone oil analysis for EcoDiesel

Those are great numbers all around. I would not worry about flash point because most oils flash around 370F so 405F is still excellent. Our engines are not that susceptible to flashing oil like gas...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-28-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Buying Diesel Checklist

Make sure they fill the fuel tank or reimburse you for the cost of doing that since it will take close to a 100 bucks if empty.

Frankly I did a walk around and look see to be sure I was good to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-24-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By fun2drive
Re: JGC 2014 Overland with issues

You have had way too many issues for a new Overland. I have the gap for the USB door being addressed as well as the poor fit for the fuel door. Other than that mine has been awesome. Can I live with...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-15-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Mine arrived 10 minutes ago. I can't install until I get back to Florida in August but hey I have it!!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-11-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Out with the old... In with the new

I am impressed with how stand up seems to have been when a lemon unfortunately makes it through the system. Makes me glad I bought my JGC diesel and actually like it better than any other car I have...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-11-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 23,677
Posted By fun2drive
Re: First oil change some info and comments

It doesn't seem unreasonable that after market oil filter companies will be after this business soon. Did anyone else notice both filters made in China?

I am waiting for Mann or Malhe to produce...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-02-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM
20 bucks via Paypal sent.
Thanks
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM just read the update. I don't think any of us are interested in breathing down your neck so to me anyway a week delayed is no big deal.
I think we all look at it this way we didn't have a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-22-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Unless you have the problem how do you justify any report to them? My understanding from having filed a few reports is that it has to have happened to you. If we are doing preventive measures to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-22-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By fun2drive
Re: New owner several questions/comments:

I have used Rotella both syn and dino on my Super Duty for 120K miles before selling it. It works well in older diesel engines but I seriously doubt anyone is going to risk warranty denial using...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-18-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By fun2drive
Re: WK2 trans cooler

This ZF transmission is designed to run at 194 F and will take 300 F and you can expect to see temps in the 250 F when driving in conditions you mention. If you add a cooler you will be bypassing the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By fun2drive
Re: cooled seats

Analog AND digital speedo which we can't do. Minor but kind of nice in the Charger.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By fun2drive
Re: cooled seats

Ours are heated and air drawn seats. I have rented Dodge Chargers and they have true heated and cooled seats and it makes a lot of difference. I still love my vented seats but the cooled version is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-11-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Go to the first post for those details...
DOM updates that one to keep us in the loop...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM
When you get ready to ship these out I need to get mine shipped to 45414 zip code. Once you know will Paypal the shipping and the address will be in the comments.
Thanks
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-10-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM
Funds sent should total to 165.00 (40.00 deposit and rest today).
Thanks
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-06-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,667
Posted By fun2drive
Re: FCW Scared the bejeezus out of me yesterday

This isn't my only vehicle with FCW and I have had no false alarms in both. It is possible that the trim piece on the radar is causing an incorrect collection which may be causing the false alarm....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel owners unite!

Contribution Sent
Best of luck Scott for your son...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,560
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Peak Blue DEF - Walmart

I just keep mine inside the AC'ed house in a dark cool area. I have no doubt that this will have a good service life. It really isn't much more than distilled water and small part of acetic acid.
I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,092
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Diesel owners unite!

DAMCB
Need Scott's Paypal email address
Thanks
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-02-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM
Take care of family business and best of luck. I have been doing this for the last 4 years so I know how that goes. I am sure we all are fine waiting until your attention can be back on other...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-22-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,180
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

Only in Canada 9lifetime with diesel) and much more than Ziegler.
I have had mine in twice but only once for a minor alignment and the other for a new fuel door which I hope will fit flush at the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-21-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,125
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

Oil temps over 270F are common with turbos. My normal temp on my BMW 335 is 245F. Jeep and VM know this and want the engine to run as hot as possible because it is more efficient that way and helps...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-20-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,139
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Anyone taken their jeep to automatic car wash?

I HATE taking my ride to the car wash. I am just home from a 1000 mile trip in lovebugs. If you don't know what they are they are acid insects that mate and when you hit them they will eat the paint...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-20-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,690
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Rapidly deteriorating oil life

I would have to get my paperwork out of my Jeep but there was another update they did for my late DEC build.

Also the change works. I left at 3300 miles and now back today at 4300 miles and my...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,690
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Rapidly deteriorating oil life

Build late DEC 13 and had the SB performed. Was at 26% at 3200 miles and now at 3850 miles and still at 26%. I think they nailed it for my driving.
Took maybe 1 1/2 hours...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 845RFE Temperature

194F is the designed temperature and the Life Guard 8 fluid is fully synthetic and good to 300F. Whether the clutch material and solenoids survive that temp is a different question...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Water or Liquid sloshing sound but no water anywhere

Been there done that. This might not be the case but my Lexus Landcruiser that I purchased in CA and moved to Ohio and then Florida had the same sound. Sloshing around driving me crazy. How can the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-16-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Major EcoDiesel Injector Pump Issue

A very happy outcome.
Good deal...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,957
Posted By fun2drive
Re: What are new owners buying for their new Jeeps?

Waiting for my JGC ordered the Weather Tech front mats and rear cargo mat. Ordered 24 quarts of oil (diesel takes a special oil from either Pennzoil and or Mobil). As soon as I picked it up I added...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-16-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 539
Views: 27,708
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM
Paypal sent.
Thanks
Paypal account name same as on here...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,495
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Autoweek's take on the Summit Ecodiesel

Long time diesel driver be it tractors, trucks, etc and I very much like my JGC diesel. To me it is a keeper and worth hanging on to for 10-12 years.
I am a BMW guy too going all the way back to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,152
Posted By fun2drive
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

Willx
The price was (from memory) around $200 for 24 qtrs including shipping. I used Rotella syn and dino in my SuperDuty but not for my diesel SFU.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-16-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,180
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Did you get extended warranty for you 3.0 diesel

8/ 120 from Ziegler for $1950 my first extended service contract not a warranty. Given the number of
Modules-electronics this seems like a good deal. I have great confidence
in my JGC but just in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-14-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,014
Posted By fun2drive
Re: My Beta Testing is Over!

I waited until the diesel engine became available otherwise I would have bought another Subaru Outback or Forester. This allowed me to have a vehicle with most of the teething issues resolved. I very...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-14-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,175
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Major EcoDiesel Injector Pump Issue

Pretty sure that this is a Bosch pump and if not most likely Siemens. It happens the BMW 335 engine was plagued with high pressure pump failures for a couple years before being resolved. If...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-13-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,152
Posted By fun2drive
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

Pennzoil as well here. Purchased from a distributor in Chicago named Keller-Heartt Oil.
I do oil analysis and will post results when I do. I for one will only use what is certified until other...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-13-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Issues with my WK2 ED

It has been reported that the headlights will fog and take a while to clear out. Possible smoke was most likely vapor from the lights. All engines give off smells for the first 1000 miles or so thus...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-12-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,860
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Why did you factory order your JGC?

Ordered mine because I wanted the diesel engine 8 spd ZF transmission.
My SFU took over 2 months to arrive over the holidays...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-11-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By fun2drive
Re: My 14 JGC V6 4wd Pulling a truck in the sand

Was that a 2wd drive Chevy?
I carry a 30 ft tow strap in mine to pull out tourist that drive off the road in our super soft sand...
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