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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By simplewon
Re: lifetime bumper to bumper?

Wow, it wasn't offered to me, who wouldn't do that if they'd known about it. How sad.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,600
Posted By simplewon
Re: your history with Jeep

The 5.9 and 5.2 are mostly interchangeable parts except the crank and rods. Bore and stroke are different. Both are great.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,600
Posted By simplewon
Re: your history with Jeep

5.9 is like the the 318, the 5.7 is the newer hemi

Another amazing 5.9 is the old lil red express dodge truck. Rare and high now. Those were also mustang bruisers.


I have had my 5.9 since...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,600
Posted By simplewon
Re: your history with Jeep

1980 Cherokee Chief 4d 360 amc
1979 Cherokee Chief 2d wide track 360 amc
1979 J10 360 amc
1994 Grand Cherokee 5.2 limited
1998 Grand Cherokee 5.9, still have it
2006 Commander 5.7 limited
2014...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-01-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By simplewon
Re: Poor Fuel Economy?

My 14 gets 13 average city only normal driving. 19 interstate only 79mph eco off shifter set sport mode.

I have not tried eco on in the city but eco on the interstate drops the mpg running 70 or...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-29-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By simplewon
Re: 15 SRT hardships within first weeks...

Sorry to hear the trouble you've had. Glad you have it fixed though the two week wait would have sent me into a fit.

I've looked for the "Also read an article about a 2015 GC tested by cars.com on...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 12-15-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By simplewon
Re: Raising an SRT WK2?

2 inch taller and much softer springs become available. I'll bite.

I didnt get it to run at a track.

Only redlights.

I would love it ride as good as my 98 5.9 zj instead of rougher than...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By simplewon
Re: Changing the SRT 6.4 oil filter

Changed mine today. I used the oil filter end cap wrench. Tap it on the end of the filter then uses a 3/8th inch ratchet to loosen. Take the end cap wrench off before loosening enough to cause it to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By simplewon
Re: Adaptive Cruise warning

Correction, I read all the srt threads.

I just read your post in the non srt section about this issue.

Looks like I'm not the only one who has seen the feature change.
One other claimed to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By simplewon
Re: Adaptive Cruise warning

Problem is I read all the threads, I just don't remember them.

What i do remember is using the feature showing it off to my four sons many times.

Now the feature is gone.

From the manual...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By simplewon
Re: Adaptive Cruise warning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbK5gp0ULbw

This shows it has it. Edmonds review shows it has it. Truck trends shows it does not.

If FCW kicks in. It notifies you.

I have shown the feature...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-16-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By simplewon
Adaptive Cruise warning

When I purchased Dec 2013 my srt would come to a complete stop if needed while using adaptive cruise.

Several software updates later I nearly hit a car that stopped in front of me
while using...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-10-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,211
Posted By simplewon
Re: Finally Got Her Done (For Now) - Photos

Looks great. Personalized. Love it.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 11-03-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,248
Posted By simplewon
Re: White MY15 SRT OZ

Congrats, awesome ride.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-26-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By simplewon
Re: Nokian Winter Tires

I'm thinking the wrangler duratrac...same size.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,503
Posted By simplewon
Re: Stone damage on rear doors

Front edge of the rear fender flares on mine are chipped pretty bad already at only 6k on the odo
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By simplewon
Re: Camera Setup

I just bought the Olympus TG-3

Going to Cancun next week and will use it snorkeling and quit taking pics with my
blackberry.

Has a slick new feature, focal stacking. It can snap a few pics...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-30-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,560
Posted By simplewon
Re: Cornering apparently isn't THAT good...

I run high mileage for a living. Feeling sorry for this guy. Could be just stupid driving but no doubt he didn't plan on this. Fuel spills to squirrels could be on every turn we all make.

A 99...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-28-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,453
Posted By simplewon
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

After this update.....Finally, the os within the radio is quick and the backup cam is perfect. Thanks I have to say. Also, when i remote start, the ac is blasting just like I left
it when I got...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-17-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Thanks for the info. I'll apply it this weekend.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Looking forward on the how to. Thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

My original was a black mopar the same size as the srt one i put on. I used the larges of the harbor frt end cap oil filter wrench to take it off. Comes with several sizes in the pack.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-10-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Changed the oil for the 1st time. Filter stuck, bought a strap wrench with no luck. Then bought a short socket type that a 3/8th inch ratchet fits....harbor frt...

That took took it right off. The...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-06-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,361
Posted By simplewon
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

The GoPoint BT1 is bluetooth and works with iOS. Their BT1A works with both iOS and Android via Bluetooth.[/QUOTE]

Good to know.

Thanks
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,361
Posted By simplewon
Re: OBDII wifi dongle and Ipad app

The elm 327 is cheap and works well but not with ios devices. Movi works on a mac with the elm 327, I use it on my mbp and macbook air fine with the bluetooth elm 327.

Those wanting to use a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 46,699
Posted By simplewon
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

Thanks. I stole it years ago from a non Jeep forum. Wish I could take credit lol
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-29-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 46,699
Posted By simplewon
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

After update, rear cam still jittery. Oh well. Still very usable anyway.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 46,699
Posted By simplewon
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

Good deal. I got it downloaded. Now to put it on the jeep. Hope it fixes the choppy backup cam and adds headlight ribbon and drl settings lol....yeah right
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-24-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,357
Posted By simplewon
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By simplewon
Re: Auto/Sport/Track

There appears to be one more mode per the manual.
This does not state it adjusts the valving in the shocks.

SPORT (S)
This mode alters the transmission’s automatic shift schedule for sportier...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-17-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,057
Posted By simplewon
Re: Do you use FCW braking ?

I leave it on but disabled park assist due to annoying beeps putting the Jeep in the garage. The park assist turns itself back on by it's self after a few days. Annoying.

FCW has already saved...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - ZJ 02-09-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By simplewon
Re: 1998 ZJ / 5.9 parts available

Do you have emblems off the rear hatch?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 02-09-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By simplewon
Re: ~ Alignment Question ~ '14 SRT

Find a road that has a slight angle to the left instead of the right for the water drain.
Such as an interstates far left lane. If your jeep tracks to the right, uphill, take it to
the dealer...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By simplewon
Re: 2014 SRT8 running board question

Probably a rich eye doctor lady

lol
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-02-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By simplewon
Re: 2014 SRT8 running board question

I agree. I saw it and thought, now how do you get in without wiping dirt all over your leg.

Anyone know who's it is? Emblems are factory on it. Running boards looks the only option from what I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By simplewon
Re: 2014 SRT8 running board question

I saw this one in Bowling Green ky at an optometrist the other day. It has them on it. Hard to tell in my cell phone shots but if u zoom u can tell. They look like they are glued to the side of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-11-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

I washed the Z, the 5.9 and the SRT. I also installed the reflective white sticker
in the hitch cover. Wore out. I planned on high pressure washing underneath them
all with liquid cascade in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,020
Posted By simplewon
Re: JGC RWD vs 4WD?

I've had numerious full size jeeps, amc, 360 v8
I've had a 94 gc 5.2 limited
I've had a 06 commander 5.7 limited
I have a 98 gc 5.9 limited.
I have a 2014 SRT Jeep
All all wheel drive

With...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-05-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,509
Views: 145,559
Posted By simplewon
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

I used one of these on my last nissan z, the oil stayed clean in the crank case but the catch can had the water oil mix when I'd dump it every time.

I think the catch can gets a lot of...
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