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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2014/2015 LED DRLs - ON or OFF?

Well based on the poll results, folks are split evenly about running with DRLs on or off.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Snipe315
Re: My V6 is enough power for me. History proves it....

I totally agree on the whole clueless thing.

Things like Power Steering, Airbags, Seatbelts, and Cruise Control were ALL new, untested, and untrusted at first. Things change and technology...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Snipe315
Question 2014/2015 LED DRLs - ON or OFF?

I only picked up my 2015 Overland a few weeks ago but have noticed several other 2014/2014 WK2s that have their LED DRLs turned off. I've seem a couple of Limited (with the Lux II pkg), an Overland,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-25-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 11,275
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Remote Liftgate Opening

My 2012 Overland only required 2 presses to open.

My 2015 Overland requires 4 presses to open. :(
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Snipe315
Re: My V6 is enough power for me. History proves it....

Strange.

My old 2012 along with my new 2015 WK2s have Great visibility. :confused:

I've heard some folks HATE the sight lines on the WK2. One person at work had a WK2 as a company vehicle &...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-25-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee Speed warning.

Well I've got my 2015 now.

And the Speed Warning was set to OFF by default. And I see no reason to change that! :slapfight:

I'm in SoCal and going 20 over the posted speed is not "beyond...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By Snipe315
Re: My V6 is enough power for me. History proves it....

So this thread is to make specific engine owners feel good about their decision?!? :confused:

I understand if you some folks feel the need to justify or validate your purchase decision (v6, V8,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 GC Altitude ... turning off DRLs?

I know this is an OLD Thread but...

From Page 3 of that NHTSA study:

"The analysis found that DRLs have no statistically significant overall effect on the three target crashes. When...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-23-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,757
Posted By Snipe315
Re: WK2's Have Forward Collision Warning Issues

The FCW system on my 2015 has worked great so far.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-23-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By Snipe315
Re: What Do You Think of My De-Chromed Summit?

Yes, they are pre-painted. They are basically the Side Mirrors from a Laredo (which come color matched). They are expensive at about $300 total.

The "Caps" do require a bit of time & skill to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-23-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Interior trim on a 2015 Overland

Actually... I'm fine with the Black Interior and Goldish Rose colored trim pieces in my Overland.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-23-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By Snipe315
Re: What Do You Think of My De-Chromed Summit?

Me to!

Luckily when I got home, my order of Color Matched Granite Side Mirrors from All Mopar Parts had arrived! :thumbsup:

Soon... those horrible chrome side mirrors will be GONE!!!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-23-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,877
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Pedals not aligned with seat and steering wheel

I noticed it right away on my 2012 WK2.

I eventually got "used" to it for the most part. I still feel my right foot doesn't rest in the properly place on the gas pedal (only partially on it).
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,380
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - V-8 Or V-6 ??

Yup...

Car and Driver lists the specs for the 2015 Dodge Ram HEMI V8 as:

- EPA: 15/22 mpg
- 0-60: 5.4 seconds
- HP: 395
- Top Speed: 106 (which is pathetic IMHO)

Ram 1500...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,380
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - V-8 Or V-6 ??

WOW!

I'd love a tune for our HEMIs that improved performance to match those kind of numbers.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,624
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Best sd card for my new 2015 Summit?

What form factor is your SD Card (SD, MicroSD, MiniSD)? If you are using an adapter (MicroSD to SD), you'll need to make sure it supports the SDXC (SD Extreme Capacity) format.

I thought I had a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 760
Posted By Snipe315
Re: How long does an order take?

I ordered my 2015 Overland on 2/9/2015 and it arrived on 3/10/2015.

Not bad if you ask me. :thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,380
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - V-8 Or V-6 ??

I like creature comfort as well. I also like power & performance. I feel that my V8 powered Overland gives me everything I want.

I'm a competitive guy. Always have been & hopefully always will...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-19-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 512
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Rose Gold Interior Bezels on Black Interior. WHY?!?

My Overland has the black interior and I also like the color of the bezels and other pieces.

I would have liked the option however to have the silver version.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,380
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - V-8 Or V-6 ??

The V8 is for Hauling. Hauling A$$ that is! :thumbsup:

Personally, I never go for the small engine with any vehicle, especially an SUV. If fuel efficiency is very high on your list, maybe you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,380
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - V-8 Or V-6 ??

Here in Southern California it was even hard to find a V8 in the higher trims. I ended up having to order my 2015 Overland V8 to get exactly what I wanted. And personally, I never even considered...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By Snipe315
Re: U Connect (texting question)

I'd agree except for the fact that the UNLOCK/LOCK feature works very fast in comparison. And since they both use the same network... :confused:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,083
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 4Runner Comparison

I also agree with just about everything wrote.

I had a 2005 Limited 4Runner (4th Generation) V8. When the 2010 (5th Generation) came out, I couldn't believe how much they downgraded it compared...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Center Console Electrical Outlet

Thanks for all of these pictures SNUKE!

Is that one of the BlackVue DR series? I'm planning on getting the DR650GW-2CH and was wondering how you like the one you have.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-05-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 622
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee Speed warning.

I haven't got my 2015 yet but have a question...

Can this "feature" be completely turned off?!?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-05-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 547
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2014 5.7 Vibration & governor Effect

I've noticed this SEVERAL times with my 2012 5.7 Hemi. :(

It almost feels like something is causing some kind of load or friction on the drivetrain.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-03-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By Snipe315
Re: How to activate ACC properly?

Yes it does cancel after a period of time, and it is designed to do that.

"Stop and Go" traffic doesn't mean surface street type of stop-n-go (IMHO). It is meant for freeway/highway type of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 712
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Why does my 2013JGC Insist on unlocking

If you have the Keyless Entry feature turned on, then its probably detecting the key and somehow also thinking the door handle is being touched.

Personally, I turned OFF the Keyless Entry feature...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,447
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Advanced tech package

Sounds like you haven't actually used the one in the 2014/2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

I don't find it at all intrusive & it's worth it's weight in gold IMHO. I pay attention when I drive & still...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 33,161
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Yeah... and that is my dilemma. :(

Should I accept the 2015 or wait for the 2016? The improved engine performance is very interesting (if done correctly).

I ran into a similar issue on my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 33,161
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I really want to know what kind of changes are being made to the headlights/tails and why! It seems far too so to make any change, unless a Problem with the current design is being addressed.
...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,597
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 Overland - Billet Silver

I wish you hadn't posted this. :(

I've got a Granite Overland on order and also thought about changing it to Billet Silver (my second color choice) after seeing Pureblur's pics (awesome looking...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-04-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,783
Posted By Snipe315
Re: Tex's 14' JGC Billet Silver Overland

You've done a GREAT job customizing this Jeep. I'm really liking that Billet Silver with the black emblems.

:thumbsup:

She does look similar to an Altitude... except for having much better...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-01-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,185
Posted By Snipe315
Re: got '15 summit 4x2 v6 - funny buying experience

Cool story bro.

But you really should post a PICTURE in this sub thread.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-27-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2013 Overland Remote start range poor

Sounds like you might have a problem with either your WK2 or your remote. Have you tried BOTH remotes?

My 2012 Overland & remotes work from a significant distance.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-18-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2015 vs 2014 - Summit

The 2015s will also have access to the new Uconnect applications that the 2014s won't.


http://www.jeepgarage.org/f155/uconnect-at-ces-2015-a-83199.html
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-14-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By Snipe315
Re: My new JGC 2015 Overland first impressions

Congratulations on your new vehicle. Glad you like it.

Thanks for posting your first impressions.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-12-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 33,161
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Yeah... if this "Refresh" is arriving in November 2015, it does have to be considered for those planning on buying a MY 2015. That 10% HP increase is what I really want more information about.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-09-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2014 Granite Overland Mod Pics

That is one beautifully setup WK2!


I'm planning to pick up a 2015 Granite Overland & also have my wheels powder coated gray. So Thanks for posting these pics! :)


I also agree about the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 33,161
Posted By Snipe315
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Spoken like a modern "driver". And by "driver", I mean someone who's little more then a passenger that happens to be sitting behind a steering wheel! :slapfight:

Some of us REAL Drivers, DO use...
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