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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,571
Posted By jerkylips
You should always go through your own insurance. ...

You should always go through your own insurance. When you're dealing with the other driver's company you never know what they'll authorize, like what kind of shop, used parts, noon OEM parts, etc. ...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-16-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,415
Posted By jerkylips
Couple thoughts.. I got the extreme HID kit...

Couple thoughts.. I got the extreme HID kit from xenon depot this summer. I swear it says on the site that the kits are 50 state legal. Is this one of those things like fireworks, where it's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 10-16-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,247
Posted By jerkylips
No complaints...at all. As far as noise, I get...

No complaints...at all. As far as noise, I get some hum right at 40 mph, but 3 mph above or below & it disappears. I also went up a couple sizes from oem, so that's probably a factor too. Road...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By jerkylips
Sitting on this, George? 29942 Sent...

Sitting on this, George?

29942

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Forum: Performance Modifications 09-18-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,452
Posted By jerkylips
Not performance related per se, but I'd suggest...

Not performance related per se, but I'd suggest HID headlights. It's the one thing I'm probably most happy that I did.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,179
Posted By jerkylips
My wife is kind of the same - she doesnt like...

My wife is kind of the same - she doesnt like driving my Liberty because she thinks it's too big (?) The vehicle I'm trying to talk her I to right now is the new mazda cx5. More car like but has...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-12-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jerkylips
Those are the ones I have and they are great. ...

Those are the ones I have and they are great. I've also heard good things about the HT's but have no personal experience.

I live in WI and the AT3's are better on snow & ice than anything I've...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-11-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By jerkylips
Curious what you ruled out? If you haven't...

Curious what you ruled out? If you haven't checked out the Cooper Discoverer's yet, you should-best all around tire I've owned..

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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-11-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,481
Posted By jerkylips
Re: What are you using as windshield washer fluid?

I'm intrigued by this 303 stuff. We get a LOT of bugs this time of year, but I'm leary to use the rain-x bug formula because it gets cold before too long & I need the non-freezing stuff. I'm...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-29-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,832
Posted By jerkylips
Those are my two favorites & I dont think you...

Those are my two favorites & I dont think you could go wrong with either. Until recently I would have said max steel but I finally saw granite in the sun recently & it won me over.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-21-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jerkylips
To the recent reply-ers.... (?)..this was an...

To the recent reply-ers.... (?)..this was an oldish post. The dealership we bought from gave a really good price AND gave a very fair trade in value. No complaints on that front. The other...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-21-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jerkylips
Update... Dealer called last night to say his...

Update... Dealer called last night to say his vehicle is in, going to pick it up on Friday.

Woo hoo!

The only disappointing thing is that they weren't able to do a tire swap. The dealer...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-15-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,579
Posted By jerkylips
Good choice on the Coopers. Incredible tire. I...

Good choice on the Coopers. Incredible tire. I have them on my Liberty now & could not be happier.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,541
Posted By jerkylips
100% agree with this. Sent from my...

100% agree with this.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,178
Posted By jerkylips
Personally, I like the 18's, but the factory...

Personally, I like the 18's, but the factory tires really kill the look. 18's with more agressive tires look 100x better than the stock 18 "look".

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-05-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By jerkylips
Slight stall = kind of pregnant = a little bit...

Slight stall = kind of pregnant = a little bit dead

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Forum: Other Rides 08-02-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,206
Posted By jerkylips
Today? I'd consider the Porsche because I can...

Today? I'd consider the Porsche because I can get a diesel. on the diesel is available in the JGC, I'd take the Jeep.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-30-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 76,781
Posted By jerkylips
Question - looked up on VOTS and am seeing...

Question - looked up on VOTS and am seeing "production scheduled" for the past week. The dealer said estimated delivery is 8/20. It raised the question, from the time it's actually started, how...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By jerkylips
what you (and I) need..wait..."need" is a an...

what you (and I) need..wait..."need" is a an overland or summit with an SRT engine. Personally, if I could go fast in a straight line and also go off road...booyah.

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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-27-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By jerkylips
I think I misspoke in my first post. When going...

I think I misspoke in my first post. When going 65, the speedo would read 68.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-27-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By jerkylips
You meant X j, right? Sent from my...

You meant X j, right?

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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-27-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,391
Posted By jerkylips
Speedo calibration?

So I've been helping my dad through the buying process.. he's anxiously awaiting delivery on his Limited. I talked with the dealer about a tire swap. They're happy to do it but commented about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-26-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,956
Posted By jerkylips
C3PO? Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using...

C3PO?

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-16-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By jerkylips
Correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't it originate...

Correct me if I'm wrong but doesn't it originate from the CJ/"civilian jeep" designation?

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-13-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jerkylips
Update! I found another dealer that was...

Update!

I found another dealer that was outstanding to work with and came to a deal for my dad this morning. He got a Limited with 20" wheels, tow package, & RA4 for $2150 under invoice anf they...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-09-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By jerkylips
Just looked up the size on discount tire - the...

Just looked up the size on discount tire - the cooper discoverer at3's are also available in that size & worth a look. I put these on my vehicle about 8 months ago & they're great. Cooper has a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-08-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,248
Posted By jerkylips
It goes FAR outside this board. Never in my life...

It goes FAR outside this board. Never in my life have I seen so many people so eager to be offended as I do these days. It's amazing. The fact is, if you spend your days looking for something to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-05-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,906
Posted By jerkylips
If you dont already have HIDs, you will need the...

If you dont already have HIDs, you will need the kit. It includes a capacitor, basically that is needed for the initial ignition. They are so much better than halogens. I haven't been "flashed"once...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jerkylips
Re: good price?

We're in WI - Green Bay, specifically. There are probably 5 jeep dealerships within 30 miles or so, and quite a few more if we go toward Milwaukee (about a 2 hour drive). I told him basically the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By jerkylips
good price?

I know there are a million threads on this, so I apologize. I did try to search, but at this point there are so many things to sift through...I'm just going to ask.

Visited my parents last night...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-24-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By jerkylips
aiming HID headlights

I did a search, didn't see anything on this, specifically. I recently put an HID kit in my Liberty. The difference in light output has been ridiculous, but I have noticed that there is a ton of...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-22-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,887
Posted By jerkylips
Just installed the xtreme HID 5000k kit from...

Just installed the xtreme HID 5000k kit from xenon depot. I didn't want any yellow in the light. I'm VERY happy with the lights, but they do have more of a blue cast than I was expecting. For a...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-20-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By jerkylips
Re: 2014 Limited HeadLights

I recently replaced the bulbs in my wife's Galant with the SilverStar Ultra's. They are much more white, but honestly they didn't seem much brighter. Her car is older so I had already replaced...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-20-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By jerkylips
Re: Tire size question?

I used this calculator when I got mine. Keep in mind this will give the overall height, but you'll still need to figure out what width will work..

Tire Size Calculator - Discount Tire Direct...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-19-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By jerkylips
Thanks for the reply. I did get a response from...

Thanks for the reply. I did get a response from xenon depot that it shouldn't be an issue. Lots of cars come with HIDs now and have auto headlights so I'm not going to worry about it. I actually...
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 06-19-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 590
Posted By jerkylips
Does it change as you speed up/slow down? ...

Does it change as you speed up/slow down? Chirping noise always makes me think wheel bearing.

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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-16-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By jerkylips
+1 on the AT3's. Have had them going on a year...

+1 on the AT3's. Have had them going on a year and best tires I've owned.

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Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 06-07-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By jerkylips
Not the first person to tell me something like...

Not the first person to tell me something like that. I have a 2 yr old so it's reassuring to know it's going to protect us.

Unintended benefit #1 of this accident. I got a bad door ding last...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-06-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By jerkylips
If available in your size, Cooper Discoverer...

If available in your size, Cooper Discoverer AT3's are great tires.

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Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-06-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 975
Posted By jerkylips
HID question - auto headlights

not sure if I'm overthinking this, but in the documentation from xenon depot, it says not to turn the headlights on until after starting the car. With headlights in the auto position, at night they...
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