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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-05-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By protect1989
Re: NYC Crane collapse... WK2 Crushed

Here is video of the crane collapse. Filmed by someone in an office building adjacent to it.

This Video of a Crane Collapsing in Manhattan Is Your Worst Nightmare...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-05-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By protect1989
Re: NYC Crane collapse... WK2 Crushed

If anyone is looking for 18inch wheels, I would look in the NYC salvage yard starting tomorrow
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By protect1989
Re: To buy out my lease or not???

So if I did my math correctly, so far you have paid $9,326 in payments for the vehicle (including the down payment and excluding the taxes). Meaning your original MSRP was around $33,326.

If you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-28-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By protect1989
Re: To buy out my lease or not???

Its hard to comment without knowing what your buyout is, your monthly payments were, and how much you put down. You could have put down 10k so your buyout is minimal or zero.

The second part of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

This wait must be killing you two.

I hope you both post photos the day you pick them up!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By protect1989
Re: Got a new JGC

As the greats always say "Pics or it didnt happen"!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2016, 10:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,118
Posted By protect1989
Re: TV transport

Better yet, get Best Buy to deliver it. They haul out your old broken one and all of the packaging that came with the new one.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-21-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By protect1989
Re: Overland trailer Hitch cover??

Are you referring to something like this?

MOPAR 82208453AB - MOPARĀ® 2" JeepĀ® Receiver Hitch Plug - Quadratec...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I can understand it from a technical aspect, but did they really need to add another chrome piece? There was NO other possible solution other than adding more chrome to the interior?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Did they add a piece of chrome trim to the bottom of the storage compartment?

The storage compartment directly below the stereo system
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,530
Posted By protect1989
Re: Leasing a 2015 Overland

It might.

Lets look at it this way. Currently youre spending 4k down + under $600/month (Lets call it $550 for arguments sake).

If youre only keeping your car for three years, that means you...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By protect1989
Re: Windshield Replacement: OEM vs. Generic

Depending on where you are, your insurance should definitely cover replacement glass. When I lived in Florida, you were allowed 1 replacement glass per year. Here in Texas they fill the chip rather...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,655
Posted By protect1989
Re: Cherokee seats so comfy!

I found that my Overland seats have gotten alot better since I passed the 6000 mile mark.

Initially I hated the seats. Enough that I seriously considered getting the MDX instead (those seats are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,024
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary Edition

Heres everything youll need to know about buying in Canada and bringing it home to the U.S.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-15-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Looking on the jeep website at available 2016's. The majority say "in transit" but two results say "on dealer lot"

1) Van Andel-Flikkema Motor Sales, Grand Rapids, MI
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Order Help

Thatll do it. I wasnt sure which engine you chose so I put the V6 in my build. Wanted to make sure the dealership wasnt pulling a fast one on you! Congrats on the purchase. Be sure to keep us update...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,354
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Order Help

Are you sure you're getting 7% below invoice? I just did a build out of a 2016 Overland 4x4 with ATG and ORAII and its $50,580 (and thats not including any discounts)

http://i.imgur.com/D8t1tQB.png
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-09-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By protect1989
Re: Alternating (wig-wag) LED DRL

That would be a huge help. Basically all I'm trying to do is get the front stock LED DRL to alternate (wig-wag). Exactly as the new charger interceptors can do. If possible on the rear lights as...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-08-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By protect1989
Re: Uconnect Auto Start in 2016?

If your salesman can't figure out that auto start isn't exclusive to the Summit, maybe you should find yourself a more competent dealer.

Just make sure they don't try to sell you on the "premium...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-08-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By protect1989
Re: Uconnect Auto Start in 2016?

I have this option on my 2015 overland. This feature is not limited to only the summit model
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The 2016 GC Brochure is now available on the Jeep website for those that havent seen it. HA is officially listed for 2016.

https://www.jeep.com/assets/pdf/eBrochure-Jeep_Grand_Cherokee_2016.pdf
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-07-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

As close to a side by side comparison of the front end that I could put together.

2015 Overland vs 2016 75th Anniversary Edition
http://i.imgur.com/VTrsF3D.jpg
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-07-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2014 summit center armrest

Here ya go

WK2 Grand Cherokee Console Cover #KAJGCB1112...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By protect1989
Re: Santa Came Late!

Congrats! Thats a beautiful ride and a sharp color. Enjoy the new GC!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,445
Posted By protect1989
Re: GC Wish List

My guess is yes, the accord has a better camera/screen. My mom has the Chrysler 200 with the same screen that is in my Overland. Her backup camera at night is almost useless while I find the Jeeps...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Did they change the rear brake lights a bit or are the photos on the Jeep website just not the best quality?

http://i.imgur.com/9MOhz9V.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/trbMhhe.jpg
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I was more noticeably pointing to the fact that the vehicle has LED DRL's without the black plastic piece underneath. Even the Overland has the black plastic piece even though it doesnt have the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

It looks like they got rid of the headlight washers and turned that black plastic piece into a part of the front bumper.

http://i.imgur.com/7yNPb1z.png
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,445
Posted By protect1989
Re: GC Wish List

One feature I love is actually in my friends Honda Accord (and I think its on volvo and some other vehicles). The camera that is located on the right side view mirror. When you use your right turn...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-05-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By protect1989
Re: Rain sensing wipers or not

I turned off my rain sensing for the exact reasoning as CraigZ. I found the speeds to be far too varying. Theyre great if its a good rain storm but if its a mist or light rain I find the speed and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-04-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By protect1989
Alternating (wig-wag) LED DRL

I am starting a position volunteering with my local FD. I was curious if there was a way to get the Front LED DRL's to alternate (or wig wag). Also if it was possible to get the outer LED ring to do...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-31-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,445
Posted By protect1989
Re: GC Wish List

If you help pay for the difference Ill go trade in my overland right now:lol:
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-30-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By protect1989
Re: Color match taillamp bezel

Honestly it doesn't look as bad as I thought it was going to
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,168
Posted By protect1989
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,445
Posted By protect1989
Re: GC Wish List

Very interesting. I guess that is what Jim_in_PA was talking about with the blue ray being a different set up for the center console.

Ive never been in the Grand Cherokee with the blu ray option....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,445
Posted By protect1989
Re: GC Wish List

As the user stated above, you should still have the shallow tray. Try this, act as though you were going to open the center console like normal. However this time move your hand as far to the right...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,445
Posted By protect1989
Re: GC Wish List

There is a storage tray in the cover. The center armrest has two separate buttons. One opens up the main compartment (i believe the one closest to the driver) and the other (closest to the passenger)...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Where are you seeing that on the Safety and Security page? What I see on the page is the Forward Collision Warning and the rear backup camera. It talks about the lines and the sensors but doesnt...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 172,012
Posted By protect1989
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The jeep website makes no mention of any new features for the 2016. Im sure the above listed will be released for the MY17, but for MY16 the features listed are exactly the same as the MY15.

Well...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-27-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,546
Posted By protect1989
Re: New Summit with Glass Problems

That link didn't take me to the post you were describing.

You'll get more help if you post the photos in the thread rather than making people click on an external link
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