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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-19-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,102
Posted By Icetech
Re: Has anyone used the Bilstein 5100s?

Thanks whoever told me to order from partsgeek.. ordered 5100's yesterday morning ground shipping and here they are already :)

I actually want my ride quality back more to a stock feeling.. this...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-18-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,102
Posted By Icetech
Re: Has anyone used the Bilstein 5100s?

Weird.. they told me they would.. but it was a tech guy not a salesperson... btw.. i wont ever buy eibach again after these.. it's jut horrible. soon as i find a place to get them ill order the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-16-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,102
Posted By Icetech
Re: Has anyone used the Bilstein 5100s?

BTW... i see guys saying they undid the CV from the hub.. i normally just pop it out of the trans.. wasn't it easier undoing it from the hub?

P.S. where do you guys order from? i was gonna order...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-16-2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,970
Posted By Icetech
Re: Eibach Allterrain Lift Kit WK2

Yeah it was probably me.. i have been fighting this issue for quite awhile.. it seemed fixed then cam back. i am hoping the vibration is from one side sitting higher than the other.. either way.....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-16-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,102
Posted By Icetech
Re: Has anyone used the Bilstein 5100s?

I did this exact thing on my 2014, and putting standard shocks in the rear made it sag hard and was just super sloppy feeling.. like a 78 caddy.. Eibach will sell you just the rear shocks/springs...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-16-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 13,970
Posted By Icetech
Re: Eibach Allterrain Lift Kit WK2

I have had this lift on my jeep for about 8 months now.. and have hated the vehicle since doing it.. the hard ride i could life with (it's like a brick) but i have weird driveline vibration ever...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-23-2016, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Icetech
Re: Eibach Leveling kit issues...

Yeah.. shocks/springs was likke $700 2.5" in front .5" in back it sits perfect.. but rides hard.. and the slippage issue is annoying.. When i talked to their tech guys they said their owner has the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-23-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Icetech
Eibach Leveling kit issues...

Just curious if anyone else here uses the eibach kit? i have had it on my 2014 limited for about 6 months now. And have had a couple of issues.. main one is that it rides like a brick. Not sure if...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-18-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By Icetech
Software upgrades?

So.. i own a 2014 limited and one thing that has always made me crazy is that it defaults to ECO mode.. i just drove a customers 2015 overland and hers remembers the last setting used. My question...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-08-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Icetech
Re: Questions for anyone that has lifted a WK2

Actually the alignment/balance fixed that shake totally.. the guys at the shop "belle tire" that were doing the alignment seemed to not understand the issue i was having..

So.. as for the kit.....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-08-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Icetech
Re: Need to replace rear shocks - question

Actually i had ZERO idea about max care, they didnt tell me bout it when i bought it, but a buddy has a 9 year old truck with it. any issue.. $100.. cept consumable of course..

I am trying to get...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-08-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Icetech
Re: Need to replace rear shocks - question

And those top mounts arn't rusted out at all... thats just some surface rust, unless i am missing something...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-08-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By Icetech
Questions for anyone that has lifted a WK2

Ok, so after 3 sets of bad rear shocks and the front struts going bad (at 13k miles) I said screw this and put in a eibach leveling kit (2" lift front .5" rear) Everything went smooth as could be....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-07-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,033
Posted By Icetech
Re: Eibach pro lift install

Went out to run some errands this morning and i have a really bad vibration above 55.. not in the steering wheel but the vehicle itself starts shaking.. I havn't had any alignment yet and i don't...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-06-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,033
Posted By Icetech
Re: Eibach pro lift install

So, i wanted to add this to this thread rather than make a new one..

I just finished installing the kit on my 2014, mainly to stop the damn shock clunk, (3 pairs in 13k miles...)

7 hours to...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 08-25-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By Icetech
Re: Newer audio options?

ah.. thanks.. yeah i don't mind our head unit. but have a 5 channel JL amp and subs that have been laying around for a few years now. was hoping there was a simple plug in solution for upgrading now...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 878
Posted By Icetech
Re: Proud new owner

I have that same color.. just Opti-coated it yesterday.. good choice :)
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 08-24-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,676
Posted By Icetech
Newer audio options?

Hi, i have a 2014 limited and it's getting close to being off warranty.. so i ordered a eibach lift kit (to get rid of the clunking shocks) and am in the mood to start doing things to it.. When i got...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-22-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,464
Posted By Icetech
Re: RRO 2.5" lift vs Eibach All Terrain Lift Kit vs Old Man EMU - longevity

Also trying to find more info/ longer term reviews myself.. am wanting to do this to eliminate the factory shocks and hopefully never deal with that clunking again. The Eibach is only 700.. which is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-22-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Well. my rear shocks have started clunking in full force again.. BUT light at the end of this tunnel.. Last time i looked the only lift kit was the RRO one with the blocks, which doesn't replace any...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-10-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Sorry to revive an older post, but just wanted to update on my jeep.. 2014 JGC with 12k miles..

Had the clunking rear shocks and the left rear actually leaked its oil out.. took 9 weeks to get...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-18-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Man... I took mine in on july 10th.. the parts JUST SHOWED UP... and i have to wait 2 more weeks for the dealer to be able to install them. I am so pissed off at this junk.

And of course they...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-03-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,002
Posted By Icetech
Re: 2014 Issues and Patience Running Out - Need Advice

The only cure is to trade in before it loses too much value and never buy chrysler again. Mine has had nothing but issues since 1000 miles now at 8800..

Rear shocks leaked their oil out at 1500...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-29-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 334
Posted By Icetech
Looking for a pair of used SLS shocks..

Was wondering if anyone that lowered or raised their WK2 might have a pair of the SLS shocks laying around and upper mounts? i had changed mine to ranchos but need to put stock ones back on and lost...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-28-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,519
Posted By Icetech
Re: potential buyer questions...

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I would run away as fast as i could.. my 2014 has been the worst car i have owned.. just a crazy ammount of issues and the dealers here don't do loaners even when the car was 3 months old with...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-27-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I already replaced my SLS shocks with aftermarket ranchos.. the mild clunk at low speed like in parking lots is still there.. i am 100% stumped on this.. I am looking for 1 good SLS shock though.....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-12-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Icetech
Re: Quick Question/parts ID...

Thanks for the nfo on the different brands... i spent a hour under it this weekend tightening every bolt front and rear and its 99% good now.. found alot of bolts i wouldn't consider tight at all.. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-07-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Icetech
Re: Tranny shifting when cold

Thats for sure.. i would kill for a old 5 speed.. now they have a 9 speed. lets keep adding gears without figuring how to tune what what have... F chrysler...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-07-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Icetech
Re: Tranny shifting when cold

Same issue here.. i made it a habit all winter to let it warm up like 10 minutes before driving.. just a horrible vehicle.

A friend of mine is a engineer at the GM tech center in warren and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-07-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By Icetech
Re: Shock clunk finally fixed...

Sorry for the late response... I havn't noticed any sag at all... here is a pic i took about 2 mins ago...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/69697011/2014-05-07%2014.05.56.jpg

What i will...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-07-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Icetech
Quick Question/parts ID...

So on my 2014 with 4000 miles i had to replace the rear shocks myself as one of them had leaked all its oil out and wasn't a shock anymore.. just let the wheel bounce. The dealers were all...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 840
Posted By Icetech
Shock clunk finally fixed...

So.. at 4000 miles the clunking was so bad on my 2014 it was making me crazy. the dealer says they can't get replacements they have been backordered for awhile. PLUS.. since my jeep is 6 months old...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-25-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Gezz... trying to order a pair of the shocks and can't find then anywhere.. backordered at every dealer.. this clunking makes me nuts.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,159
Posted By Icetech
Re: Should my 2012 w/ 23k on it need rotors??

Thats not what i was saying at all.. i was saying that it might be a fluke that you got a bad set... replace em and move on
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,159
Posted By Icetech
Re: Should my 2012 w/ 23k on it need rotors??

naw.. i wouldn't sweat it, probably just a fluke, my 98 dakota went 70k miles without me even changing a light bulb. most dependable car i ever owned, that was 70k miles over 15 years too.. if rotors...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Ok.. did some research tonight and did find shocks for sale but for over $300 each..

BUT the non load leveling ones are only 50. Does anyone have a way to verify this part # to make sure its the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-18-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,159
Posted By Icetech
Re: Should my 2012 w/ 23k on it need rotors??

I wouldn't be shocked.. my 2014 has 4700 miles on it and drives like its falling apart. Was going to trade it in already but some dick in a parking lot rubbed the front end and i have to get the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 03-18-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,725
Posted By Icetech
Re: 2014 GC Limited rear shock noise

Has anyone had the replacements hold up? I have now emailed 2 dealers trying to get info about bringing mine in.. and havn't gotten a reply from either yet.. was hoping someone would be making...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,648
Posted By Icetech
Re: My Last post on Jeep Garage

You are so lucky to be free.. i was going to trade in my 2014 on a toyota or nissan very soon and some ass rubbed the front end and now i need to fix paint:(

This is also my last chrysler...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-08-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 56,957
Posted By Icetech
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

My shocks have gone from clunking to randomly clunking OR locking up so small bumps feel like running over cinder blocks.. has anyone seen anywhere to get aftermarket shocks yet? I can't leave my...
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