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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-08-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,340
Posted By BigCat
Re: Roof Basket

As I mentioned in the other thread it may affect MPG by about 1.5 or 2 but I've got a V8 and don't pay much attention to MPGs


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-07-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,355
Posted By BigCat
Re: Dog Ramp?

I guess if you or a loved one has bad joints or may need a cane or walker it's time for the needle too


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Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By BigCat
Re: Slide Lake and Mosquito Pass, Leadville CO 3 July 2014

Thanks, there were definitely some rough and rocky spots on other parts of the trail that gave my skid plates and rock rails a workout (that's what they're there for) but I left the bottom fascia on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-07-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,340
Posted By BigCat
Re: Roof Basket

Congrats on the Gobi purchase. You can check out the pics and specifics that I posted in this other thread:
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By BigCat
Re: Help me decide..

My 9500ix has paid for itself more than ten fold and I am perfectly happy with the stock audio system, but then I have a lead foot and a tin ear.


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Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-05-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By BigCat
Slide Lake and Mosquito Pass, Leadville CO 3 July 2014

Did a loner day trip out to Leadville just my dog Ringo and me, so although he's photogenic he isn't much help taking any action shots. We went to Slide Lake first. The tallest mountain by the lake...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-04-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

No scratches. It does have a rubber rail on the bottom edge and doesn't whistle.


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-27-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By BigCat
Re: Is this normal from factory

No problems caused. If you do a search on this forum for exhaust crimp you will find several previous posts/threads with pictures involving the MY14s when they first came out particularly the SRTs. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By BigCat
Re: Paint the hood

Great if you want to pretend to be a Trailhawk. Could add a couple SRT Badges too. Now if you buy the Trailhawk decal and only install the center portion that's at least a little bit different look. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,677
Posted By BigCat
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

To me a multi 4x4 product and Apple product "cultist" owner I can relate better to - leopard, mountain lion and Yosemite
than Android "cutest" - cupcake, jelly bean and kitkat.

We all have our...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,071
Posted By BigCat
Re: Debadged the SUMMIT

This forum needs a sarcasm font. Sarcasm in posts is like color blindness, some people just can't see it no matter how obvious.


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By BigCat
Re: New owner several questions/comments:

Hey Justin Congrats on the new Jeep and welcome to the forum I figured you'd find it a great place for sharing information.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-20-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,592
Posted By BigCat
Re: RWD vs 4X4

But it can help compensate for the 2wd idiot in front of you.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

Thanks Mrconnsmythe! Now on to the questions/answers: in addition to the info below you can also refer back to posts 43-45 of this thread.

There is no drilling, the original rails are removed and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,100
Posted By BigCat
Re: selling

Nope, his hitch insert is cool. That can't be the same reason.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-15-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By BigCat
Re: Longer start time 2013 Hemi WK2

From page 15 of the manual-
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on a 2013 pop the start button out and use the square end of your key fob to turn you ignition switch accordingly.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-13-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

No problem guys, let me know if need anything more detailed or specific.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-12-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By BigCat
Re: Calling All Colorado Jeepers- Window Tint Question!

No inspections here in Colorado Springs(El Paso County) but varies by county I believe. Mostly in/around the Denver Metro area. You can call 303-205-5603 for more info or goto dmv.org.

As far as...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-12-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

Couple more pics409864098740988
Switches actually to right of normal light control knob. The small spiral cable from door panel to cabin is for my "Jeep" puddle lights from Mr Kustom


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

Here are the pics promised for echo7tango and VolJeep. Once the wiring comes in at the top of the rear hatch it is run under/above the headliner to driver side a pillar and under dash to switches...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-11-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

It's raining right now so can't take new pics but, for echo7tango-with the sunroof insert removed the lights block a little looking forward but no line of sight blocked on the sides.

For VolJeep...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-05-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By BigCat
Re: Want to lower your air ride / QL ?

^ I've had a brief email conversation with Graeme at Llams Systems and am hoping to get one of his initial run of 70 kits sent here to the States expecting a cost of around $600.00USD plus shipping. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-03-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By BigCat
Re: Think the point is made entirely in this pic

That you don't fully grasp composition, leading lines and the rule of thirds when telling a story with only a picture?

Sorry, we obviously don't see what you do.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-22-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 587
Posted By BigCat
Re: ReBadgeDesign

Nate makes ideas a reality.
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-21-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By BigCat
Re: '14 Plows through house

"cops lie like the rest of society"

There is the key, all facets of society contain liars- Cops, criminals, lawyers, teachers, doctors, parents, children, politicians. . .

. . .but none of them...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-20-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By BigCat
Re: Quadra lift

If you have to ask then it isn't for you. I guess you wouldn't see the advantages that deflating tires several psi has on the trail either. RRO's lift kit is 2.5" and many Jeep owners see its...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 05-20-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By BigCat
Re: Quadra lift

Just over a year with no issues.

To some it may be a toy, to others of us it is a tool and was purchased with an intended purpose.

I actually go off-road with my JGC that's why I got the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-16-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By BigCat
Re: Color match rear brow

Definitely has metallic flake. I'm parked in shade so can't get a better pic right now but if you zoom in on the upper right side of my previous pic you should be able to see the flake in the sun.
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-14-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

Lights and wiring were an additional $1200.00 and I've added an axe/shovel mount and a locking Rotopax mount for 2gal. gas and water cans.

The actual rack install doesn't look hard and only took...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-14-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 530
Posted By BigCat
Re: Color match rear brow

Definitely not matte. It is gloss just like the grill.39713


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-13-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

Actually I don't notice any wind noise unless I open the sunroof shade and even then it doesn't bother the wife or me. I can leave the optional sunroof insert installed and still use the vent mode...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By BigCat
Re: Blendmount GPS issues?

Not sure if it's your detector or not because I actually have a dashcam mounted above the detector now and the only time I lose GPS is in the mountains.


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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By BigCat
Re: Blendmount GPS issues?

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I've got the same detector and setup as you, but no GPS issues here.


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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,206
Posted By BigCat
Re: Dash Cam Recommendations?

I have a BlackVue too and definitely recommend it. I opted for theDR5500GW-2CH. It has both a front and rear camera that record simultaneously and can be played back picture in picture.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-13-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,877
Posted By BigCat
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

About 2 weeks installed and love it381723817338174


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-10-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By BigCat
Re: What did you do to your WK2?

Last year's sale was Nov 15th started at 12 noon eastern time with 40% off for first hour then 30% and so on.

I prefer the individual letters over the chrome strip too.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-10-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By BigCat
Re: What did you do to your WK2?

Yep that's when I ordered the can for the Ram and engine dress kits for the Ram and the Trailhawk. I filled my online cart the night before and then logged in and placed the order one minute into the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-10-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By BigCat
Re: What did you do to your WK2?

It varies depending on humidity/weather and driving habits. My wife's Laredo catches less than mine, but the Ram 1500 catches more. They all catch enough to make them a worthwhile investment they...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-10-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By BigCat
Re: What did you do to your WK2?

Satisfied with the stock hemi so far. I have a '97 TJ that is locked, lifted and supercharged.

So far mods to the Trailhawk are:
20% tint on front windows and windshield brow, tinted tails,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By BigCat
Re: What did you do to your WK2?

Yes it's a V8 but no exhaust mod or CAI yet. Still following what others are doing for the best hp and throaty rumble gains


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