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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-28-2013, 10:37 AM
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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-28-2013, 10:05 AM
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Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Good news...over on the Ram Blog from Chrysler...they put up great marketing hype about how awesome the diesel is gonna be in the Ram 1500. So it's now vaporware in 2 different vehicle markets of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Richx76
Re: Fuel Filter Replacement interval for 14' Grand Cherokee

There's probably something connected to the EPA requiring all fuel stations in the US that supply the public requiring better tanks/containment of fuels to prevent leaching and etc...

This started...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-14-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8,647
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

I wish I knew what the real answer was... I know it's only June..and I won't need a vehicle until February...but I was hoping you guys would have a few out on the roads and trails, working the bugs...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-14-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By Richx76
Re: Windshield Wipers

Oh, and the best glass cleaner in the world? NAPA's aerosol cleaner in a blue can...or there's another company with a white aerosol can. You can't make that stuff streak.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-14-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By Richx76
Re: Windshield Wipers

I was on my app...now I'm sitting at my desk. For years, used Rain-X...put on fresh every month or so to keep it working good. I lived in England (rains a bit there) then the midwest and northern...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-14-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,375
Posted By Richx76
Stop using rain x. Try aquapel

Stop using rain x. Try aquapel
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2013, 03:11 PM
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

I know, you know something...but given your position...that information is probably 'proprietary' ...and not for general release.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2013, 02:26 PM
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Oh, it wasn't me first... I was at work, couldn't post...but during that time ....

I credit Willx

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/2014-diesel-production-60273-2.html#post826544

or

f1natic
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-13-2013, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

My bigger concern: Would a company that spends that much time generating Hype...and hiding delays behind a firewall of "nothing to see here" take care of me after I spend $55K? Now I'm not so sure.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2013, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

BTW...Got my "Chrysler Customer Assist E-mail Response"


Dear Richard:

Thank you for your recent email!

According to our preliminary provided resources, we are currently
anticipating for...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-13-2013, 02:12 PM
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Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Why am I not surprised?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Richx76
Re: I don't Facebook or Twitter

Oo...just found this "Fireside Chat" question... asked by Jeep on their Blog... "After a weekend of off-roading, how long do you wait to wash off the mud?" I answered with: I can't wash off the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-13-2013, 11:55 AM
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Views: 362
Posted By Richx76
I don't Facebook or Twitter

But some people do...

I did e-mail Jeep's Contact Us page...

I asked politely if they would give more than just "late availability" for the vaporwareEcoDiesel...

Or if they would be nice...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-13-2013, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I already posted this in the Diesel Production Thread... but search 2014 Model Year Jeep Grand Cherokee. No sign of a 3.0 liter diesel certification.

Basic Search | Document Index System | US...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 01:57 PM
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Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/264/241/9e9.gif
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

I want to give Jeep my money....

I want to keep people in JNAP working !

So, I'm not buying anything else...yet.

But I really really want to know what the real hold up is...especially in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

And you guys broke the EPA's webserver :(
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Yep... Searching the EPA under the Dodge, Chrysler or Jeep brands with the term "3.0" come up with zero hits... leave out the 3.0 though..every other 2014 engine and it's compliance data is there....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

On this list: The Jeep 3.0 Grand Cherokee does not exist..but the Chevy Cruze Diesel does. http://www.epa.gov/otaq/climate/documents/420b13026a.pdf
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,647
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Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Of course, I still stand my ground that they've not got EPA certification yet...There is ZERO record of a 3.0 liter Diesel in any searches for Jeep and Diesel 3.0 liter 2014 model on this site Basic...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2013, 12:18 PM
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Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Any of ya'll go to this website? Jeep - Contact Us (http://www.jeep.com/webselfservice/jeep/index.jsp) It's tons of fun...yep...you e-mail Jeep. Just ask the "Why did you advertise the heck out of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-10-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By Richx76
Re: Can you tell where to tap on this harness?

I like it....good line of sight out the front. Plus, looks like that spot was designed for that cable :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-09-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,751
Posted By Richx76
Re: Towing thread

I tend to agree with Willix. I bet you can pull 20K lbs with a JGC.. but keeping it under control at highway speeds, downhill, etc...That's the real reason for limits, weight distribution and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-09-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 992
Posted By Richx76
Urea has zero effect on fuel or oil.

Urea has zero effect on fuel or oil.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-08-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,996
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Diesel Oil Change/ Urea Refill

A quick google.

Diesel exhaust fluid - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diesel_exhaust_fluid)

This will be my third vehicle with urea. It's easier to use then you...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-08-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By Richx76
Re: Suggestions for placement of LOC or DSP

Audison Bit 10 d... easiest one to use. Audison Bit One...most functions/outputs...costs more, significantly.

The bonus of using this kind of full DSP (Digital Signal Processing) is you can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Richx76
Re: LLAMS....extra lift or go lower on your QL WK2?

It's an interesting theory...here's an article on LLams for a Land Rover LLAMS Discovery/Range Rover Sport Height Controller & Adjustable Height Rods | 4WD Book & 4X4 News...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 689
Posted By Richx76
Re: LLAMS....extra lift or go lower on your QL WK2?

So is he interrupting the, what I'd assume is, the signal between each wheel height sensor and the computer? I"m guessing it's a simple resistance circuit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By Richx76
Re: Can you tell where to tap on this harness?

Here you go... instructions to make your life easier.

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-use-a-multimeter

I'm not trying to be anything but helpful...just had a couple drinks is all....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,655
Posted By Richx76
Re: have we bought our last chrysler product?

If you're only maneuvering in the yard...a brake controller isn't really a big deal is it? From an outside perspective...and I've been there before...hearing that a rebate, or sale, or whatever...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-03-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By Richx76
Re: Focal 165 v30 - Installed in 2014 Overland

And actually, my concern is that I'll have to do all this work again on a 2014 JGC when I do finally order one this fall.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-03-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By Richx76
Re: Focal 165 v30 - Installed in 2014 Overland

Based on my experience... The Audison equipment is better than any of the items on Crutchfield or a Line-Output Converter. Here's why:

It takes any signal...Digital or Analog...converts it to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-03-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,034
Posted By Richx76
Re: Focal 165 v30 - Installed in 2014 Overland

Not sure how you can replace the factory headunit on one of the WK2s for 2014... Thought the only option in the interior was the Uconnect screen/etc....

However... I highly recommend an Audison...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-03-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Nice number there... I can't find the exact numbers...but May 2013 Chrysler reported sales of over 100K vehicles... wonder how many JGCs per month?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,570
Posted By Richx76
Re: Just Bought a 14 Summit, what are the must have accessories?

Trivia questions:

Did you order each individual part or was it a full kit?

Do you still have the part numbers?

Thank you!

Rich
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,570
Posted By Richx76
Re: Just Bought a 14 Summit, what are the must have accessories?

Those skid plates are awesome...

Now if someone would just mount tow hooks on the front of a Summit...so we could see if it's even possible.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-03-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,637
Posted By Richx76
Re: Flat Towing Problem Jeep Grand Cherokee 2014

Now my question is...I wonder if anything in the Jeep "powers up" in the background when it senses the vehicle rolling...

Sounds like your charging circuit helped... I just wonder if the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-02-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Wi not trei a holiday in Sweeden this yer ?

See the loveli lakes

The wonderful telephone system

And mani interesting furry animals

Including the majestic moose
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-02-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 518,020
Posted By Richx76
Re: 2014 diesel production

Is it too much to ask for the topic to stay...on topic?

I can crash any vehicle given the right situation...and the old school "Ford Explorer" test was proven to be BullshXt too...


But I...
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