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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-25-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 300
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Posted By silvermax04
Try adding the website to the compatibility list...

Try adding the website to the compatibility list that is what i had to do to get it to work with win 8.1. After doing that it worked fine
Forum: International 08-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Granite

If you put it next to a true grey metallic you can see the slight brownish. It has been noted on here several times before. Its subtle but its there, its not bad just gives it a unique color. I went...
Forum: International 08-24-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Granite

I went through the same back and forth on the granite and black. you really need to go look at them in person not pictures. I ended up getting the black. the black isn't really black its more of a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Routine Maintenance Costs

One nice thing about the 2014 GC is there isn't a whole lot of scheduled maintenance to do prior to 100,000 miles under normal use if you follow the maintenance schedule in the book. spark...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-23-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By silvermax04
It probably wasnt an experianced technician it...

It probably wasnt an experianced technician it was probably a high school student with a summer job, thats why things that seem simple like oil changes get botched. They dont waste their experianced...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-23-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 11k miles and blown Transmission

agree completely, I do it mainly as a time saver and piece of mind. 20 minutes instead of a few hours of bumbling fools who could care less. but $50 for a full synthetic oil change with Amazon...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-22-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,345
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Is there any feature you can do without or a must have!

Give the collision mitigation a little more time since you have only had it a week I actually like it pretty well. Its hard to safely test it. also remember its not going to do anything except warn...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-22-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,804
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Overland or used X5

$680 for spark plugs lol see that is perfect example. and how much for an alternator? like $1700 or something. I looked at the new X5s when I was buying the GC and they are not bad cars but I was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,792
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 11k miles and blown Transmission

that was going to be my exact question which one. all my money is bet on the v6. and the answer is?????
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,288
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

I agree those exterior pictures look much better than the ones posted a few days ago it looks good there. but I have to disagree on the interior with all those different colors going on everywhere...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

very true the hunter is useless if a tech doesn't know how to use it or does not take the time to get the numbers as low as possible.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

yes or that also lol. I did the same, used the opportunity to get rid of those forteras so it wasnt all bad :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-20-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

probably from pot holes they bend easier than you would think. I bent one already and had to have it replaced. Moving them to the back is just moving your problems to a later date when you rotate...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 25,616
Posted By silvermax04
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

Id say trans because the 8spd in the V8s and diesel work fine. The 8spd in the v6 is a different one that Chrysler mucked with instead of the fully German built ZF
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-18-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By silvermax04
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-18-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,286
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Welp...RWD Grand Cherokee's are basically useless off road

I think a lot of people mistake 4x4 as meaning you only need that to if you are going to go rock crawling. A rear wheel drive with a heavy suv like the GC can cause you problems in a lot of places,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

yeah I wasn't suggesting that it was exclusively a fortera problem but I do believe that they can make a bad situation worse instead of helping to improve it. so you had the wheel bearing tsb...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-15-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,196
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Should I be scared or getting a 2015 V6 with 845RE trans?

so the v6 with the ZF that Chrysler mucked with is still having these shifting problems. current ones coming off the line now are also? that is crazy there is no resolution to this yet
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-15-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

what where your build dates on the two GC you had? were forteras on it the whole time on both of them when trying to correct this?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-14-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

I would love to have the LTX M/S2 but they dont make it in 265/50R20. I have the Latitude Tour HP which is the only michelin they make in that size. Its a nice smooth and quiet highway cruiser...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,529
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Tire Recommendations

the Alenza was a terrible nightmare which is behind me now they were on for about three weeks. two of the four were replaced because they were out of spec and they still could not get them to stop...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

yes came with forteras and then bought the bridgestones. all is in post 5 above
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

Try to make sure they use a Hunter 9700 Road force balancer it does make a difference.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

yep came with forteras that were smooth for the first 6 months then started shaking and wouldn't balance, few months later I busted a rim on a pothole so I took the opportunity to get rid of the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Continental CrossContact LX20 265/50R20

I wish I could of got those LTX MS2s in 265/50R20 they would have been my first choice. Don't have them in that size though. I got the LATITUDE TOUR HP which is a great smooth and quiet highway...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

people on here used them take a look here

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/new-tire-73032.html
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,161
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

I had the part time shaking issues like you describe. The thing about it only doing it sometimes is that more than likely a bad wheel bearing is going to do it all the time not some of the time. The...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

Actually that was one of the questions I had when I was looking and I emailed Nokian and asked them. The first thing I was looking for in a tire was a smooth and quiet all season highway tire. They...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

As long as you are buying a 265/50/20 id be very surprised if you had any type of rubbing issues. I looked at those very closely when I was buying and would have bought those if I had a climate with...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Continental CrossContact LX20 265/50R20

yes I had the Alenza not the Alenza plus. Alenza has been out for many years. The alenza plus is the same tread pattern and design all they did was change the compound a little to help the rolling...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,431
Posted By silvermax04
Hope they go ok for you. I put the 265/50/20...

Hope they go ok for you. I put the 265/50/20 alenzas on a few months ago and they did nothing but shake even after replacing 2 of them and having them road force balanced countless times. Took them...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering jiggle over bumps

I know what you mean the decent bumps radiate through the steering wheel and it dances around when your hitting the bumps. my last car didn't do it figured it was the personality of this one and just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By silvermax04
No problem welcome :)

No problem welcome :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Conti CrossContact LX20

already a thread on them, they sound good so far

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/continental-crosscontact-lx20-265-50r20-77112.html
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,674
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Dash Cams - Down Under

Hey I have a random question, why are dash cams so big in Australia, Europe, Russia and others but in the US people for the most part do not care about them? Is it fear of corrupt law enforcement,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,288
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

That's a good point I forgot about that on the 2015 summit I was thinking 2014. So add the active noise canceling system, acoustic front windshield and the light up door plates. Non of those are as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,288
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

yeah you can get ACC on overland, salesman are often just trying to force you up to the higher model or may be just a dim bulb. Main items overland will not have are Adaptive Headlights, HK Stereo,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Lug Nuts

Jut don't get the stock locks that mopar calls for they are ugly and they stick out. I did a compare on a few if you want to look below. The McGuards are probably more secure but ugly, gorillas...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-09-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Lug Nuts

Try these ones Gorilla 96641BC , these are the black ones I have the chrome ones. I have tried a few different types and these blend in the closest with the stock lugs. you can also buy sets where...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-08-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,288
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

Dont get me wrong normally i dont like a lot of chrome but i have grown to like and accept what is on the Summit, it is fine. The Platnum package does not look bad it looks ok also just not all that...
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