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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-05-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By AB Jeepster
WK stock 18's fit a WK2 with 18's

I looked around the forum and didn't see anything that addressed this question. I have a set of snows on my stock 2008 WK 18 inch rims that I won't use anymore and a buddy of mine wants to buy them...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-14-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By AB Jeepster
TPMS failure?

I bought the SRT reps from Factory Reproductions and love 'em. BUT... I came home one night a couple of weeks ago and I heard the dreaded TPMS chime. The EVIC said check the system. I checked the psi...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-13-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,448
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: SRT Rims

I bought the SRT reps from Factory Reproductions and love 'em. BUT... I came home one night a couple of weeks ago and I heard the dreaded TPMS chime. The EVIC said check the system. I checked the psi...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 03-20-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,058
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: How long to start 3.0 CRD

I have a 2008.5 CRD. And it gets pretty damn cold in Calgary. About the same temperature as you state. the manual says you should plug it in (block heater) whenever is gets below freezing... I do...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,080
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Just got 2014 JGC Overland...

Nice looking ride. But I am confused. I saw a post with some ugly ass front end on a 2014 Cherokee? thought it was a typo... and it turned me off yearning for the diesel model...... now I see this,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-18-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Towing with a WK

I always thought the rule was NO overdrive when towing? No?.. I tow with mine, 1600 miles at 3000 lbs...trailer and two bikes..... No,probs... Bought some product for the receiver that locks the tow...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-18-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 14,827
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Heres the 2014 Jeep Cherokee

Well there goes my dream of getting a 2014 CRD.... Not with that front end......NEVER!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-18-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: 2008 Grand Cherokee Radio Problem

Mine did shut off in the middle of some long trips ....when it was fairly new. I mentioned it during one of the service appointments.....they flashed it and I think it has only happened once again in...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 09-25-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,702
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: New to Diesels

Just make sure you have the black turbo/inlet tube seal and not the orange one. The orange one is a sieve and will lead to swirl motor failure. I had mine changed at 24000 miles and it has been bone...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-20-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: towing with 285s.. yes? no?

I tow with my CRD. I had help from Scotina 06 in setting up my suspension as I was getting rub issues with my stock wheels and didnt want any when I converted to the stock size SRT-8 wheels. I ended...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 07-17-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,036
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: New Turbo and hoses....

My friend has a 2008 CRD whose swirl motor and intake manifold just gave up the ghost. She was driving and all of a sudden zero power. 5 grand repair at 108,000 kms. My CRD has 95 kms and is starting...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 06-13-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,593
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: My new used 2008 WK Diesel

hmmm.... things you said makes me go hmmmmm.. If I am not towing and stay at 65 mph, I get 25 mph..... but aminterested in the tune as my warranty is about to expire...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-02-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Srt reps question

love my polished chrome ones....
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 04-02-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: buying a 2008 what do i need to look for...HELP...

In the summer, I run stock size SRT 8 rims and tires and I get about 24-25 mpg on the hiway not towing...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-17-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Idiling in extreemly cold weather

I was always told that since a diesel engine produces less heat than a gas model, it was a bad idea to let it idle for long periods of time in very cold weather.... I also remember reading that...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 10-26-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: looking at buying a 2008 CRD

all I can say is Ilove mine...... the delaer is trying to pry it away form me so I can get a 2012..... but I love my CRD
Forum: Visual Modifications 09-19-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 713
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: After buying factory HID headlights, what else do I need?

what he said... I bought a set of "Scottina'd" OEM HID's for my 08 WK. Still working great....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-19-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Picking up a 2012 Grand Cherokee limited.

for winter tires, I run Coopers.. I think they are pretty damn good.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-07-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,863
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: OK OK OK you were right, EBAY LEDS are GARBAGE **PIX**

It goes to prove that cheap is not necessarily better and that all LED's are not created equal.
Forum: Visual Modifications 06-01-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: LED Tinted Tails

I thought the 08's were different than the '07's. My tails only have two bulbs, a stop-turn-tail and a reverse bulb. I am pretty sure the 07's and prior have 3 bulbs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-31-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 537
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: srt bumper lamps

I was talking with a guy in the UK and with Marlin from Australia. the cost of the bumper was prohibitive enough.... then I saw the "postage" and I thought I was gonna stroke out.... so I nixed that...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 05-17-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,645
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Fuel Filter/Water Separator

Well that sense and thanks... but since then, it appears I got a tank full of contaminated diesel. My fuel tank had gasoline in it and I have never filled my tank with gasoline... not even had a...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 05-16-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,645
Posted By AB Jeepster
Fuel Filter/Water Separator

So I am confused. I took my CRD into the dealership this morning for it's 70,000 k service. Since they neglected to do a bunch of stuff at the 60,000K service, they are combining it.

Anyway,...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-14-2011, 01:12 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 42,698
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Little Tricks/Hidden Features...

In my 08, the manual shows a map with numbers of 1 to 12 I think associated to vertical, curving lines. I am supposed to, in my EVIC, enter the number that coresponds witht he geographical area I am...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 05-13-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,774
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: who here has led bulbs in 07+ tail lights?

thank you.. I will just drool looking at LED's... Maybe the 2013 CRD will have them....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-13-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,154
Posted By AB Jeepster
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 05-13-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,217
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Grand Cherokee WK2 DIESEL reviewed.

yah but the difference in the gallon is what? a pint? not a biggie really...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-12-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Wiper Problem any ideas

you are sure your wiper sitch is off? right? Did the wipers ever get caught on anything? Ice maybe? If not, and they cycle every time you restart the motor (and the switch is off) sounds like a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-12-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Interior "reverse" lights - what are they?

I use the camera and all three mirrors.... I LOVE the camera.... except of course when the lens is filthy...... then I go back to the prehistoric way of reversing.... using the mirrors....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-11-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,608
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Camper towing question

I think most states have a weight limit before you HAVE to have brakes on your trailer. I think the limit is between 1500 and 3000 lbs. I think Idaho is 1500 lbs. I had to install brakes on my...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 05-11-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,774
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: who here has led bulbs in 07+ tail lights?

Yup.. LED is polar sensitive... I realize that.... but I am not sure why a resistor will remedy that?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-11-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Interior "reverse" lights - what are they?

you know you are in trouble when you start seeing red lights in addition to the amber ones... means you are waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too close to something. It is actually a code that is connected directly...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 05-04-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,774
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: who here has led bulbs in 07+ tail lights?

but if the bulb is a 3157 .... with a wedge base, are they not standard size base?
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 05-04-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,623
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Oil Change on 3.0 CRD`s

I too am becomng confused regarding the oil change interval for my beloved CRD. I have the manual, which states the oil change interval is 12,500 miles (20,000 kms). another part in the manual says...
Forum: Visual Modifications 05-04-2011, 11:45 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,750
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Fully functional Euro taillights installed with video

if I do a straight plug and play with the 3157 LED replacement bulb, do I need a resistor? I am so confused aobut that. The sites say plug and play, yet on this forum, many threads mention the use...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 05-04-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: led fogs

According to a couple of sites I have visited, you can use the LED 9145 bulb in place of the hi beam stocker for your DRL. I am tempted... but I need to read more first before I try it...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 04-30-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,774
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: who here has led bulbs in 07+ tail lights?

question... If companies are saying plug and play, why would I need resistors if my turn signal flasher is electronic?
Forum: Visual Modifications 04-30-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: my old man is stubborn..... reps and suspension ???

and is it done and are there pics?
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 04-30-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 964
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: led fogs

several companies are now making straight plug and play 9145 LED replacements
Forum: Visual Modifications 04-30-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,302
Posted By AB Jeepster
Re: Forget HID, where do I snag some LED headlights?

with that being said, has anyone on here checked out the LED replacement for the 9145 halogen fog light bulb? I know millions on here went to HID for the reverse and fogs, but I think I want to look...
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