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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-03-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Regezm3-

The Stealthbox does not rattle too much. However, with the amp turned up, and if I crank the Stealthbox up too much (I can adjust it manually with the Rux Knob) the rear lift gate will...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-01-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,586
Posted By cvbanc
Re: My 2014 Jeep GC Build

Johndplm-

Great work so far -- hat's off to plasti-dipping the chrome plastic inserts in the front grill . . . that must have been a bitch! BTW, did you have to cut your T-Rex Sport Grill a bit,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-31-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-30-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

What's more appealing?

45340

Or . . .

45341

Hmmmm?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-29-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Careful Mega8489 . . . you may not want to put SRT replica wheels on your JGC because it is not an SRT . . . :joke:


Seriously, I probably get more complements on my wheels than anything else...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-29-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

LOL! Over $10K in mods and a logo gets all the comments . . . :smh:

Not that I have to explain SH!T, but the SRT motif has been present in my build from the very start -- painting the brake...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-28-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-28-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Thanks brother . . . it's not the SRT6 custom badge that you had made for your PROJECT SIX SHOOTER, but it was made by the same man . . . carbon fiber SRT BLACKOUT EDITION!!!!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-28-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Wheel mods include:


Custom MGP brake caliper covers (new)
Slotted and dimpled drilled Brake Performance rotors (new)
Black Gorilla locking lug nuts (new) one per wheel
SRT replica 20"...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Alright gents . . . been awhile. A few more mods have been completed. The wheels are now done.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Phil-

For the vanity bulbs get a small "watch screw" type flat-head screwdriver. You can use a thin eyeglass cleaning cloth to wrap over the blade portion of the screwdriver and then carefully...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-09-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Yes, if you have a few 5 SMD chip 194s left over you can take a couple of the SMDs off and use them for an exact light match. Good luck, but if you run into trouble have a plan to recruit some help....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By cvbanc
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By cvbanc
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-13-2014, 11:56 PM
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Views: 32,439
Posted By cvbanc
Re: Project "Six Shooter" Build Thread

Strongjeff-

Are you going to run one Gorilla locking lug per wheel or five on each?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-12-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,922
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

YjagetaJeep-

I can't give you an answer on this one -- I had everything professionally installed so I wouldn't have to deal with all the issues. From other posts on audio install, there seems to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,922
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

The amp went under the driver's seat, and the LC6I (LOC) went under the back of the driver's seat, inside that small compartment in the floor. See this link for some pics:
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,922
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

Yes. The JL Stealthbox for 2011+ Jeep Grand Cherokees will fit in your 2014. Moreover, the JL Stealthbox can be installed in a 2014 JGC that does not currently have a sub installed. AND . . . you do...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,922
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

No problem. John, over at Auto Sound (Plainville, MA) charged $325. I provided the JL Stealthbox, Alpine PDX-V9, LC6I, and Alpine Rux Knob. They used their wiring ($50) and did a very clean...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-11-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Here's a vid of the Stealthbox in action. Like I said before, the audio on a smartphone cannot capture the real sound of the bass -- it comes out pretty "buzzing"

Colby-

Not exactly sure what...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-08-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Alright. Picked the Jeep up this morning (Auto Sound, Plainville, MA) and the Stealthbox install went great. The sound, even with the stock speakers (albeit getting another 400W added to them), is a...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 02-08-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By cvbanc
Re: The Assassin :: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Thanks brother . . . still have a ways to go to catch up with you!
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 02-08-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,371
Posted By cvbanc
The Assassin :: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

The Assassin :: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee (2014-02-08 01:26:29)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-08-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Nice! Post a pic when they are installed -- the whites must be really bright.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

I dropped the Stealthbox off at the installer all packaged up. When I pick the Jeep up tomorrow I will get some footage to post (always wanting more pics and vids Colby!)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

10-4 that. Too soon for the 2014s to have a proven chip right now. Yeah, I saw that you were kickin' over 3000W with your audio set up and had heard good things about the Kickers. Good to know for...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Wow! Just checked out your build post and you've done some serious mods! I will need your input down the road on what chip to use. My CAI and MagnaFlow duel exhaust need the assistance of a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-07-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,922
Posted By cvbanc
Re: JL Audio Stealthbox install

Finally making the move to have the JL Stealthbox installed! The initial components are:


Subwoofer -- JL Stealthbox

http://www.mobilesoundworks.com/product_p/jl-audio-stealthbox-94508.htm...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Thanks Wxchaser!

The initial audio upgrade to the Assassin will be comprised of the following components:

Subwoofer -- JL Stealthbox

JL Audio SB-J-GCHWK2/10W3v3/BK Stealthbox® for Jeep...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

If you want to take the OBNOXIOUS route . . . why not!? You can replace the OEM vanity bulbs with these:

2X Ultra Blue Vanity LED Light Bulbs Mirror Fuse Sun Visor | eBay...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

The "ribbon tape" could not be more of a cheap piece of SH!T to deal with, but it can be soldered and I did add some wiring when I could -- even adding a SMD chip to the tiny "center light" in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

I just took one of the 5 chip LED SMD 194s (see previous link) appart and used two of those LED SMDs to replace the single LED chip on each of the OEM map lights under each diffuser.
Attached...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Okay, so you will need nine (9) 194 Wedge LEDs, (10) if you want to do the complete map light conversion. Two for the handle grip lights (1 ea.), two for the footwell lights (1 ea.), two for the rear...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,339
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

This sticky is ALL OVER THE PLACE!!! As far as replacing the interior incandescent bulbs with LEDs (ultra blue LED SMD 50/50s in my build) here are some pics which outline how to get things done and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

If you want to take the OBNOXIOUS route . . . why not!? You can replace the OEM vanity bulbs with these:

2X Ultra Blue Vanity LED Light Bulbs Mirror Fuse Sun Visor | eBay...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

The "ribbon tape" could not be more of a cheap piece of SH!T to deal with, but it can be soldered and I did add some wiring when I could -- even adding a SMD chip to the tiny "center light" in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

I just took one of the 5 chip LED SMD 194s (see previous link) appart and used two of those LED SMDs to replace the single LED chip on each of the OEM map lights under each diffuser.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Okay, so you will need nine (9) 194 Wedge LEDs, (10) if you want to do the complete map light conversion. Two for the handle grip lights (1 ea.), two for the footwell lights (1 ea.), two for the rear...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Alright, I know there is a sticky for swaping the interior lighting to LED, but it is ALL OVER THE PLACE!!! The mods I did for the "Assassin" can be duplicated the same way with your 2014 in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,341
Posted By cvbanc
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee "Assassin"

Ace-

No. That slit will remain and that small section will not cover the headlight. Pretty good attention to detail Ace! However, that slit is on the top of the right/left sides and is only...
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