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Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-20-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Road Magnet springs installed

so the rears seem to have settled in or I just wasnt parking on level roads (very common over here) but prob both..

i have parked a few new places now and noticed the gap is close to equal in rear...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-18-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Road Magnet springs installed

DOH!!!

shouldnt it have affected the OE drop too?

maybe it did and i didnt notice as much
or these are not as strong/stiff in rear?

so maybe i need to chop off a rung on the right rear :)
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Road Magnet springs installed

thanks guys...
the ride is mostly unchanged, which for some may be desireable...
Me, I hoped for a bit stiffer, especially up front...
she rubs pretty bad on dips in the road at 50+mph give or...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-18-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By XLR8R
Road Magnet springs installed

more pics and details to come


http://i1303.photobucket.com/albums/ag148/SS2RT/IMG_4531_zps37f49b1d.jpg (http://s1303.photobucket.com/user/SS2RT/media/IMG_4531_zps37f49b1d.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-10-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Diablo Trinity ABS light stays on

Join the club - I had to get a new TIPM courtesy
Of Diablosport

I heard you can get the ABS to go bye bye using a DCX-1000
As opposed to the ancient trinity
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,951
Posted By XLR8R
Re: lowering springs

why is that?
im about to test out the eibach pro kit for non-SRT v8 JGC's on my 13 Durango R/T to try and get her to sit down a bit - but wondering if I should be trying SRT
springs instead?

I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By XLR8R
Re: diablo trinity_dcx_gas-1r10c ABS LIGHT STILL ON !!

1st to market ! 1st to market ! 1st to market !

that's all they know how to communicate at diABSlowsport

tuner vendor that cant stop or fix abs lights for yearssss but STILL wont remove...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-14-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

I was actually surprised at how well my stock DD stopped under pressure in NYC mayhem and on 80+MPH hiway brake chek's...with those puny looking stock brake calipers and rotors

the bremobo setup...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-14-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,639
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Mopar Durango work in progress

the mopar T shifter with blue logo is begging to be put in there (if you had a shifter I mean haha - just remembered...)

maybe they'll make a blue mopar knob? lolol
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-14-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,421
Posted By XLR8R
Re: ****HOW TO**** ADD 2012 Jeep SRT8 Brembos to your 2011+ Durango

ufo you are gonna love the stopping power as much as the looks :)

best mod everrrr

didn't realize u were so close...I used to live in SI...Im over the bridge now...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-14-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,022
Posted By XLR8R
Re: Diablo Trinity ABS light stays on

I would stay far away from the tire size, and even the tuner itself if u an live without the alleged 20 or so HP gains

this company is only interested in rushing out products, not perfecting...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-16-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,759
Posted By XLR8R
You wont find a single aftermarket product of ...

You wont find a single aftermarket product of
any kind that wont include "some have had problems" to go along with it.

Same for factory products, and the cars themselves

theres more negative...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 09-14-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,574
Posted By XLR8R
cute wheels but way too small on this beast. 22"...

cute wheels but way too small on this beast. 22" is the minimum on these DD's or much of the styling of the truck is lost/cancelled out in the wheel wells

Sometimes i look at my 22's and think...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-14-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By XLR8R
My trinity should be here in a few days.. ...

My trinity should be here in a few days..

will test a canned 93 tune, then a hemifever tune a week later, and see what Difference it makes

I will also pull the hypertech interceptor off,
drive...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 07-06-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,790
Posted By XLR8R
update: after a month+ of daily driving I...

update:


after a month+ of daily driving I have to say this setup ROCKS

My fav and best mod ever by far to any of my vehicles..

My 5000 pound beast now stops like it was a Smart Car lol
...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-22-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 104,394
Posted By XLR8R
really? interesting... whats so different on the...

really? interesting... whats so different on the '14
that makes you prefer that one?

Doesn't seem all that new or different, but if anything I feel the opposite -
'13 looks meaner and...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-15-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,790
Posted By XLR8R
thanks guys, I finally got a wash in after 2...

thanks guys, I finally got a wash in after 2 weeks of more or less all rain in the forecast...

Out if all my mods I'm most happy with this one because both looks and stopping performance are much...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-14-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By XLR8R
BOOOOOOOO .. your wife didn't like it...

BOOOOOOOO ..


your wife didn't like it anymore? or you just wanted a new toy?
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-13-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,790
Posted By XLR8R
Yes sir, exactly the same... Just have to...

Yes sir, exactly the same...

Just have to make certain your wheels will clear the front calipers if not the same wheel/offset as what I and others that did the conversions have
(22" SRT8...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-13-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,790
Posted By XLR8R
thanks!! She performs as good as she looks...

thanks!! She performs as good as she looks too.. after a nice 30-stop bedding session ... Couldn't be much happier. All for less than an "aftermarket" big brake kit pkg..



25141


...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-13-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,790
Posted By XLR8R
A big thank you to Scottina06 for paving the way...

A big thank you to Scottina06 for paving the way and supporting me with my many PM's and Q's...

VEHICLE DETAILS:
** 2013 Dodge Durango R/T AWD **
with 22" FR SRT8 Rep Wheels (+30 offset)
...
Forum: Members Rides 06-12-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By XLR8R
thats one way to combat all the chrome they put...

thats one way to combat all the chrome they put on that beauty...get huge chrome wheels and make it all work together!!

much easier than removing all the chrome.. I like it..

making me want to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-12-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,507
Posted By XLR8R
so thats what sitting inside a baseball glove...

so thats what sitting inside a baseball glove would look like!!

oddly enough I like it - usually I am all about black gray or red leather interiors only, but I like...

something about that...
Forum: Members Rides 06-12-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,690
Posted By XLR8R
looks great Scott...Congrats !!

looks great Scott...Congrats !!
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-11-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,701
Posted By XLR8R
thanks! (cool it looks like a "D")

thanks! (cool it looks like a "D")
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-09-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,131
Posted By XLR8R
Do the non-tow pkg R/T's still have load leveling...

Do the non-tow pkg R/T's still have load leveling suspension? I forget, but think its a yes?

one thing I miss about my TBSS was the load leveling air suspension...always knew when it was doing its...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-08-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,701
Posted By XLR8R
now u just need the sharkfin antenna, will look...

now u just need the sharkfin antenna, will look ridiculously nice in white on the roof, makes a huge difference I promise u that !
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-08-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By XLR8R
guess it wasnt too many to list haha GLWS !!...

guess it wasnt too many to list haha

GLWS !!

let me know about the OE brakes they come off monday and i will store them (aka bury them) in about a week so let me know before that if you decide...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-08-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,701
Posted By XLR8R
wow thats interesting, awesome to know...I dont...

wow thats interesting, awesome to know...I dont tow and never will so I was considering a similar major mod to the existing suspension,
or buying a set of eibachs or OE spares to chop up/experiment...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 06-08-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,701
Posted By XLR8R
looks great, congrats! so what brand/ sizes /...

looks great, congrats! so what brand/ sizes / setup did u go with (tire/ wheel) and what do you mean by "lowered the back end"?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-28-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,848
Posted By XLR8R
am I the only one here who can see the OP's...

am I the only one here who can see the OP's screen name... its like camouflaged or invisible to everyone else, and Its only revealing itself to me, like a ghost whisperer or something..

isn't...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-28-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,230
Posted By XLR8R
a guy at work just realized his driver side sill...

a guy at work just realized his driver side sill plate says "JEEP"

(oh and yeah, he has a 2013 Durango)

not acceptable in either vehicle...but especially not after you reach the $60K...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By XLR8R
luckily the 3 times my CE light came in it was...

luckily the 3 times my CE light came in it was always a case of my durango suffering from LOW GAS

Lazy
Or
Weak
Gas
Attendant
Syndrome

is it that hard to listen for a damn click !?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-10-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By XLR8R
Is a 1 liter bottle of brake fluid enough (Blue...

Is a 1 liter bottle of brake fluid enough (Blue color so you can tell when you've reached the new fluid during bleed/flush out) for a durango...? or probably need 2 bottles?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 05-10-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By XLR8R
average labor cost to install brake kit?

What do you guys think would be a reasonable/fair cost to install a direct bolt up (Brembo) brake kit? rotors/pads/calipers/ flush/bleed brake fluid

on a newish vehicle - 6 months with 6K miles...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-09-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By XLR8R
buy 4,560 $1 tickets for this weekends mega...

buy 4,560 $1 tickets for this weekends mega millions (over $200 million Jackpot I believe)

and a set of Goodridge G-stop 2012 JGC SS brake lines to see if they will fit my 2013 durango ($140)...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-09-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,513
Posted By XLR8R
I got this one in my Durango with just some...

I got this one in my Durango with just some gorilla glue...Didn't have to cut or trim just forced it on while all glued up, held it for a bit, 3 months later no issues - same parking brake pedal in...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 05-09-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,127
Posted By XLR8R
what ios firmware and radio firmware can u check?...

what ios firmware and radio firmware can u check? and uconnect firmware I believe is unique/independent from radio version

I am curious anyway what versions yours came with. I dont buy the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 05-09-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,127
Posted By XLR8R
a uconnect firmware update broke it for some 2011...

a uconnect firmware update broke it for some 2011 users for whom Siri had been previously working (same IOS code same phone)

so regardless of why or whos fault - its the uconnect update that made...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-08-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,714
Posted By XLR8R
and a big, sweet....sausage ! that color...

and a big, sweet....sausage !

that color screams upscale/classy and would look especially great in the non-SRT jeep

Although I am partial to black and dark grey interior especially on sport...
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