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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-10-2016, 05:58 PM
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Views: 2,289
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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-05-2015, 09:26 AM
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Views: 334
Posted By JohnS
Another Jeep in the family

Our son just picked up his 2016 Jeep Wrangler Sport. It's a nice vehicle.

I was surprised to see how big it looks next to his RAM 2500.
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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-02-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By JohnS
Re: Windshield Wiper Nozzels

One of my nozzles broke in December, 2013. It was replaced and I've had no nozzle problems since. (My windshield washer nozzle post...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-12-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By JohnS
Re: Wanna Join the family

I'd suggest you review the TSB/Recall list for the 2012 GC's (Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 - 2011-2016 Grand Cherokee Service Bulletins and Recalls (http://www.wk2jeeps.com/wk2_tsb.htm#RECALLS)) and...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 10-22-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By JohnS
JS SRT8 :: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 (2015-10-22 12:16:05)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-21-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 236,129
Posted By JohnS
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

Here's my latest cosmetic mod - bodyside moldings. I see many of you have gone the chrome & badge/emblem delete route, to get that clean look, but I'm old school and like the chrome & badge look. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-10-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By JohnS
Re: error P2172 !!!! engine stall ... failure to start !!!

Sounds similar to the fuel pump relay problem for 2011 to 2013 models. See Recall R09 / NHTSA 14V-115 (http://wk2jeeps.com/tsb/rc_P0915.pdf).
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 09-07-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,323
Posted By JohnS
1150 HP & 1600 ft lb Torque

We had dinner with our son last night. He parked his modified RAM 2500 next to my SRT8. It turned into a nice photo op. :) Pretty impressive HP & Torque numbers when both vehicles added together....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes 07-13-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By JohnS
Re: Need help, too much break dust

Have a look here (http://www.jeepgarage.org/f97/what-did-you-do-to-your-wk2-srt-today-64109-236.html#post1199406) and here...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-13-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 236,129
Posted By JohnS
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

I agree with Scott. I must have tried all the brands for wheel cleaners & protectants over the years, but I was never satisfied. I became a happy camper when I changed to ceramic pads on my '06...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-30-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,395
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk

As much as I love my SRT8, and all my Grand Cherokees for that matter, most of models I've owned have had a relatively serious reliability problem. This has aways been my main issue with Chrysler,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-27-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,208
Views: 236,129
Posted By JohnS
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

I added a little color under the hood today.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-19-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,395
Posted By JohnS
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-11-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By JohnS
Re: Gold Chrome SRT

Links to more gold wrap pic's here - http://www.jeepgarage.org/f97/srt-8-wrapped-in-gold-chrome-65462.html#post893301
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-30-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By JohnS
Re: Start then Stall MY12

This seems to be a recurring theme at Chrysler/Jeep - issuing recalls without the required parts in stock to do the work, e.g. the brake booster recall, the carbon fibre dash & door panel parts,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-18-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By JohnS
Do you keep your key fobs in the freezer?

Keys in the freezer may keep your vehicle in your driveway (http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/04/17/keys-in-freezer-may-keep-lexus-in-your-driveway.html)
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-14-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 601
Posted By JohnS
Re: Smaller Tire Width for Winter?

I've had narrower winter tires on my Charger SRT8 & currently run the stock size 295/45/R20 winter tires on my Jeep SRT8. To be honest, I haven't really noticed a difference in winter driving, both...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-06-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,138
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk w/6.2l SC???

I think Jeep should just re-program the 'Panic' button on the current key fob for the all out performance mode. It would save money having one key fob for both modes & it's probably how most...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-03-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,723
Posted By JohnS
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

Nope, because they ride better & don't rattle my teeth ... and they're cheaper. :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,723
Posted By JohnS
Re: Replacement tire comments requested.

I replaced my P Zeros with Toyo Proxes last Spring. Ride & handling are great. They're about an inch narrower in thread width, than the Pirellis. I had Falken tires on my Overland. Tread wear &...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-26-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By JohnS
Re: Soot on exhaust tips

I use Mothers Chrome Polish. It's safe for black chrome & does a good job of removing the exhaust stains. Check the label first before using any chrome polishes to make sure they're safe for black...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-24-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By JohnS
Re: Wanna buy a Hellcat?

:eek:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqNCFpDD9Eg
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-23-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By JohnS
Chinese tires on a Jeep GC SRT?

ChemChina buys Pirelli :eek: (http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/23/us-pirelli-chemchina-idUSKBN0MI0PQ20150323)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-21-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,238
Posted By JohnS
Wanna buy a Hellcat?

There's one for sale on eBay ... Dodge Challenger Hellcat | eBay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Dodge-Challenger-Hellcat-/221719086427?rmvSB=true)
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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-15-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By JohnS
Re: Nitrogen in tires from factory?

You could be right. I just assumed (and you should never assume :D) that they came that way from the factory since the sticker was there when I picked them up. Just out of interest, I'll check the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-14-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By JohnS
Re: Nitrogen in tires from factory?

Both my 2011 Overland & my 2012 SRT8 came with nitrogen filled tires from the factory. The SRT8 came with the Pirelli PZero run flats.

There is a nitrogen sticker in the upper corner of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-12-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By JohnS
Re: Clear protective material on lower rear rockers, lower door and rear flare

I'm no help with the part #'s. But, if you can't find them, I suggest you buy a small roll of the 3M chip guard from the local auto supply store. You can cut out the pieces you need by tracing an...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-08-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2012 wk2 spidermonkey wheel oxidation HELP

I've used clearcoat-safe rubbing compound to remove the baked on brake dust.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-03-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By JohnS
If you can't trust your dealer, who can you trust?

I've got a great relationship with my dealer, but some aren't so lucky. :(

Dodge warns of shady dealers (http://money.cnn.com/2015/03/03/autos/dodge-dealers/index.html)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-01-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,996
Posted By JohnS
Re: Show me your SRT Jeep.

I found another pic. I like the background.:cool:
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-24-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 14,996
Posted By JohnS
Re: Show me your SRT Jeep.

Here are a few pic's taken over the last 6 months.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-02-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By JohnS
12" of snow ... no worries!

We got dumped on last night with 12" of drifting snow. I took my Jeep out this morning to get gas for our snow blower. The Jeep with Pirelli Scorpions handled to snow great. I was a little...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-13-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By JohnS
Re: Clear film near rear wheel?

When I removed the factory film on the rear doors, I carefully heated & stretched the film out from under the flares & carefully cut it with an X-acto knife with a new blade. The remaining film...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-08-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2015 Side Panel Road Rash...3 season tires???

I've never used the spray, so I can't comment on its durability, appearance, or ease of removal. The benefits I see with the adhesive film is that it is very strong and offers superior paint chip...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-08-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2015 Side Panel Road Rash...3 season tires???

My Jeep is mineral gray metallic & the Charger was silver. The film is virtually invisible. I bought the pre-cut kit from a 3M supplier & installed it myself. Installation is definitely an art,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-08-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2015 Side Panel Road Rash...3 season tires???

I haven't put anything behind the front tires. There is a little road rash on the bottom inside lip of the fender flares in the wheel wells behind the tires. However, it's not really noticeable...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-07-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2015 Side Panel Road Rash...3 season tires???

Here's a pic of my Jeep marked up to show where I put the larger 3M piece on the rear doors.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v473/JWS/RightSide2908143M_zps0ecb8037.jpg
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-03-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By JohnS
Re: 2015 Side Panel Road Rash...3 season tires???

I did the same on my '12. The 3M stuff is standing up pretty well. This is my second winter since I removed the factory film & installed 3M.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-30-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 651
Posted By JohnS
Re: battery problems

Here's some more food for thought.

I had a dead battery on my 2011 GC Overland. Apparently, the battery was drained by a computer glitch. The computer thought the back hatch was open (it wasn't)...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-24-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,080
Posted By JohnS
Re: Winter Rubber on OEMs?

This will be my second winter on the Pirelli Scorpions & replica wheels. Great traction & smooth ride. I've attached a pic of the Scorpion & replica wheel on the left & the stock run-flat & OEM...
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