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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-03-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,524
Posted By muzichio
Re: Roof Rack Cross bars

I paid around $230 for the cross bars for my Laredo X. I dont know if they are standard for the overland or not. I do remember something from the Jeep Engineer chat where they estimated the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-17-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By muzichio
Re: First jump start experience...

Hmmm....sounds like his battery was just real dead, and the fifth time trying to jump start was the charm. Probably just coincidence that it worked when i went direct to the battery.

Joe, the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-16-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By muzichio
First jump start experience...

I had to jump start another Jeep yesterday (a WK) and had mixed results. The other jeep would turn over a little but give up and not start with my end of the cables connected to the posts in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,789
Posted By muzichio
Re: Load Leveling Suspension

And another reason to get the factory installed tow package rather than bolting a hitch on later....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,210
Posted By muzichio
Re: Roof Rail specs

The roof racks come with a key to lock them up, which the manual doesn't show. Having said that, I haven't actually tried to lock it myself. I can try and post some pics of the rail and mount...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-22-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,723
Posted By muzichio
Re: Why no Hemi Badging on 2011 5.7L JCs?

Does anyone have experience with removing the adhesive left behind from a removed badge? I'd like to put one of those Hemi badges on but want the option of removing it easily later if I change my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,948
Posted By muzichio
Re: Roof rack rails

I tried putting the new roof rack rails on yesterday (just to see how they go on) and gave up after getting the first side of one on. Between the useless installation guide and the work to install,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-13-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,567
Posted By muzichio
Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

Minor but slightly annoying problem....my media center 430 that came with the X package "forgets" it's satellite radio presets sometimes. When I use the steering wheel mounted control to advance to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,948
Posted By muzichio
Re: Roof rack rails

I finally got my mopar roof rack rails yesterday from the dealer - they were on backorder for almost a month. Haven't had a chance to put them on yet to try them out....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-12-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By muzichio
Re: Tire Pressure Momitoring System?

My laredo X has the TPMS and shows each tire's pressure in the EVIC. Came in handy a few weeks ago when I got a flat. It chimed as an alert, and the EVIC automatically went to the display that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-01-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By muzichio
Re: Under the hood

Maybe Jeep thought the rechargeable flashlight in the cargo area could do double duty....
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-22-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,275
Posted By muzichio
Re: Real world mileage numbers for V6 and Hemi?

For those planning on going offroad in a Hemi equipped WK2 - I advise you fill 'er up before heading out. I averaged just under 6 mpg on a rough patch of desert that required going into 4 wd lo...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,567
Posted By muzichio
Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

Well, that was embarrassing. Turns out the rattle was the sunglasses in the holder after all! I swear, it sounded nowhere near the holder. Multiple people looked for the sound of the source and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,567
Posted By muzichio
Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

Good point! Need to make sure I didn't cause the rattle before an embarrasing trip to the dealer....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,567
Posted By muzichio
Re: Any glitches after weeks of driving?

My Laredo X developed a nasty rattle in the dashboard within a day of owning it. It's one of those odd ones where depending on where you are in the car you could swear you know where it's coming...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-20-2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,474
Posted By muzichio
Re: Lower Overland Base price

Don't have a direct answer but to have supoprting evidence...my base price on my Laredo X dropped almost two hundred from order to delivery. No complaints here either!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By muzichio
Re: Tire warranty

Ordered the replacement from costco - $180 out the door including install.

Have to wonder now if I would have been better off upgrading all four to a better offroad tire (A/T maybe?) and selling...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-19-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By muzichio
Re: Tire warranty

Tirerack.com shows it for $135 plus $25 delivery....much better. Thanks for the tip!

Have to admit in researching this tire I'm scratching my head a little as to why Jeep decided on this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-19-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By muzichio
Tire warranty

This past weekend I did a fair amount of offroading in the desert. Jeep did great. Got a chance to use Rock mode/low gear a few times and hill descent control. All is well, except I get a flat...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,814
Posted By muzichio
Re: will your wk2 leave the tarmac?

Took my WK2 off-road last sunday, in an area more suited for quads then grand cherokee's...lots of sandy washes and berms to negotiate. While i picked trails that were wide enough to avoid...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-15-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,613
Posted By muzichio
Re: Blackberry with Saddle interior?

I've had the 2011 GC for a week in blackberry....and it's by far the most complimented feature of the truck. First time I've owned a vehicle where people went out of their way to tell me how cool...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-14-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 38,706
Posted By muzichio
Re: 2011 WK2 Prices Paid

Here's mine:

Laredo 4x4 X package, blackberry color, black leather, 5.7L, tow, Off Road adventure pkg 1
CDI price of $36,009 + tax, title and $369 in fees. I didn't have a trade-in and got a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-03-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,948
Posted By muzichio
Roof rack rails

Thanks to milous and his tracking sheet, it looks like my jeep will be in next week...I ordered it 8/12! Nice!

I'm thinking of having the dealer add on the roof rack rails so I can just fold it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By muzichio
Re: Rock Rail question

jpsmith...thanks for the feedback....i was wondering why the OR package on the overland dropped the 20's for the 18's. That said, the tires on my old truck were 33" vs the 30" you shared that the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 853
Posted By muzichio
Rock Rail question

I've moved from a high clearance 4x4 Ram pickup with 20" tires to a 2011 GC laredo with 18" tires and OR1 (no quadralift- got tired of waiting!). My old rig had 9.4" of clearance and the grand...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-24-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,970
Posted By muzichio
Re: Laredo X w/ Quadra Lift

I hear you RyeGuy...after waiting several weeks for OR2 (with Quadra-Lift) i got tired of waiting and went for the Laredo X with OR1, Hemi and Tow pkg. I ordered it about two weeks ago.
Jim Hef's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,299
Posted By muzichio
Re: 2011 Overland - what color?

Good point! Silver does seem to have least "flair"
Out here in the desert southwest we tend to have too many Silver and White vehicles on the road as it is.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,479
Posted By muzichio
Re: WK2 VS LR4 and 4 Runner in Motor Trend

Makes sense! I 'll take it with a grain of salt in the future :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,299
Posted By muzichio
Re: 2011 Overland - what color?

I checked out some colors the other day at a local dealer....blackberry is my preference (I love how it changes color based on how the sun hits it) but am worried about keeping it clean. I touched...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,479
Posted By muzichio
Re: WK2 VS LR4 and 4 Runner in Motor Trend

The article quotes quadra-lift on the overland they tested, but the photo in the article of the shifter and selec-terrain control from the test vehicle clearly doesn't show the lift controls. They...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-08-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By muzichio
Re: Order restriction questions

Thanks for clearing that up Milous! One thing i learned is that some dealers really don't know much about the product they are selling, as in not knowing the difference between quadra lift and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-07-2010, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,560
Posted By muzichio
Re: Order restriction questions

Just came back from a dealer and they also show the Limited and Overland on restriction. Interestingly (to me at least...) the Off Road two package was available as an option on the Overland and not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,763
Posted By muzichio
Re: WK2 Testdrive/Ordering Experience

Well, the confusion continues... I've been wanting to order a 5.7L Laredo X package with off road adventure group two (i.e quadra lift). After confirming OR2 availability with jeep's 800 customer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-23-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,923
Posted By muzichio
Re: *****WK2*****2011-??? Grand Cherokee pricing and info thread discussion THREAD!!!

Just spoke with Jeep customer service and they said Jeep pulled the Off Road 2 option from ordering as of yesterday (which confirms what my dealer saw). They didnt know when it would be back. Does...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-23-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,763
Posted By muzichio
Re: WK2 Testdrive/Ordering Experience

Thanks! Do you happen to know if quadra-lift is included or if that is an extra option on top of the OR2?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,763
Posted By muzichio
Re: WK2 Testdrive/Ordering Experience

Hello, Jeep newbie here. Trying to order a WK2 and finding options that the Jeep customer service line said (like offroad adventure group 2) were available are not pricing at the dealer. I'm...
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