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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 07-25-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Why no love for the 3.6?

I am sure the humor was not well transmitted so please accept my apologies regarding the BMW zealotry statement.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 07-24-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Why no love for the 3.6?

Ahhh the Bimmer zealots. Yeah bro, it is inline, but I would never own one hence I thought of the Audi and then by extension, of both the Range Rover and the Ripp V6 Pentastar. Just about the only...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 07-22-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,000
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Why no love for the 3.6?

Well have you driven a 3 L V6 turbo car before? Like a BMW ? Or by inclusion, a supercharged V6 like the S4? I have driven both, admittedly as a BMW 135 and Audi S4 trims, but I can imagine the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-11-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,804
Posted By f1anatic
Re: WK2 Grand Cherokee 3.6 & 5.7 owners, RIPP Superchargers has a solution for you!

Excellent stuff. Thank you for supporting our community.

Quick questions:
1) How much boost are you running, for both the 3.6 and the 5.7 engines?
2) Have you considered offering / recommending...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Is this supposed to be lit up?

The button cannot be pressed so probably that is why is not lit.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,813
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Grand Cherokee Summit vs. Wrangler Rubicon Hard Rock

I own a Grand Cherokee and have been given twice a Wrangler as "rental" while the GC was in shop for repairs. There's no comparison as far as comfort and road handling manners are concerned. From...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-03-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,435
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

When BBC sacked (i.e. "did not renew his contract") Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear UK, there was an on-line petition that drew over 1 million signatures which was then printed and delivered to BBC. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,761
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Thoughts on trading in the '14 Overland for a Yukon Denali?

The Grand Cherokee is entirely too big for Chicago, let alone aircraft-carrier -sized or -based trucks like the Denali. The GC is sized as a Range Rover and it might actually be shorter than an S...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,517
Posted By f1anatic
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

He indirectly gives you that answer: Grand Cherokee Diesel: Quadra Drive. The rest of the visual clues (like the black edges to the wheel arches and the HID headlights) point out towards a Limited...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-20-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,450
Posted By f1anatic
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-19-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By f1anatic
Re: USB Quit Working

Have you tried a different USB flash drive or...re-formatting this one?

Every couple of months songs get duplicated on mine. Not physically duplicated on the SD card (when I check it on a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Front parking sensors on Overland?

I agree as well though in a different way. Get yourself one of the two infotainment hacks (either the Swedish Software Sensation or the CoastalTech Hardware Lockpicks) and install a front camera . ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,738
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Jeep attraction

COINCIDENCE - dictated by something in common, other than the car, be that parking constraints or interests (i.e. biking)

http://reviews.mtbr.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Subaru.jpg
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-06-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,506
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Need advice from experience Jeep Owners

I am not going to match South Dakota's excellent review.

Think about where you live: California. You guys will NEVER have cheap gas prices just like us in Chicago, no matter how cheap the oil...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-04-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,693
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Driveway-rated ?

Another day and the driveway has been plowed. Sort of. Like everyone else reporting here, SNOW mode effectively lowers the car to NRH so the less aggravating way is to put it first in SNOW then...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,693
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Driveway-rated ?

You're right about that. I raised the car to ORA-1 then dialed to SNOW mode and the car lowered. That warmed me up the wrong way like a snowball to my face. But then I hit the UP button so YES, it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-30-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,693
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Driveway-rated ?

We're not going to discuss here which one of us is more European. But I have probably been in US longer than you. While - 10 deg F is plenty cold (and not a temperature I grew up with) but I don't...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-16-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,685
Posted By f1anatic
Re: CAI 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude

Most CAIs are in reality Hot Air Intakes.
I made my own snorkel that combines the benefits of a "ram air effect" and that of a cold air intake (i.e. its inlet port is OUTSIDE of the car, forward...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By f1anatic
Re: UConnect 3D Mapview?

I basically know I am 3D map viewing mode when I drive down town and the tall buildings are drawn or when driving in the mountains as the elevations are better represented. Otherwise, it looks about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,508
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I am hoping that they fire the entire electronics engineering team. And after that, they switch suppliers.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Is this normal?

This thread is weird, though exhaust condensation is normal. Make sure your mufflers are drilled and leak water, otherwise they will rust quicker.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-18-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Forward collision warning question

It will work Olivia. The most common way in which it is triggered is when you are driving behind another car (at just the right speed and distance) and the car in front makes a turn, out of your...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,220
Posted By f1anatic
Re: new headlights from valeo laser led etc.

from the pictures, they will be marketed as replacement for those with HID package. Probably everyone else will need to do all the other necessary retrofits that are currently needed for factory HID...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Summit - Suddenly Applied Brakes By Itself

Yore sensor hath been misaligned and shall be re-calibrated !

Been there done that. There will be no diagnosis of any faults, codes or errors by any mechanic until it happens with them in the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Screen unit failed - Dealer replacement issues

Call Jeep customer care and raise hell. The unit is probably on back-order.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-17-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,083
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Intermittent FCW light

Been there done that. My wife *may* have hit some snowbank when parking which misaligned the sensor. Your sensor needs to be re-calibrated and re-aligned and it will likely take a few trips to the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-10-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,204
Posted By f1anatic
Re: RIPP 3.6 Cherokee Project Another World First

This is fantastic. Luckily I have already started saving...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-18-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 140,063
Posted By f1anatic
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

Well duh, the one I am using, made by Pyle (see my thread on the front camera installation - shameless plug). But I have seen someone here use a nicer one, with the same green / yellow / red...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 23,726
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Chicago Area Group Buy

E-mail Chris at Chrisk@hawkcdj.com and tell him f1anatic sent you.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-12-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 140,063
Posted By f1anatic
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

can you implement changes to the screen behind the dashboard? A small triangle warning icon on the digital screen would be nice for when there is blind spot detection. I've seen the icon message,...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-11-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 140,063
Posted By f1anatic
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

That is a fantastic price, especially the Silver package that includes the camera. Should have been priced like this from the beginning though.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,493
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Battery location new GCL ecodiesel

Well, I know for sure how hard it is to change it. And I know it is for weight distribution and I also know that it is smaller than a regular battery.

I wouldn't know anything else about the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,063
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Quadra-Drive II vs Quadra-Track II

Since nobody wants to go back to the original debate QT II vs QD II, I will make a final attempt. Save your money if the V6 meets your lifestyle needs by not buying the diesel or the V8, and just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-07-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,347
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The 2014 Grand Cherokee is quite capable off-road

Thank you for the statistics.

The first Subaru I ever took off road was my Legacy GT in 2005. Hunting. Then in 2008 I went to mammoth cave, KY, in 2008 Subaru. It was hotter than hell, and since...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,347
Posted By f1anatic
Re: The 2014 Grand Cherokee is quite capable off-road

I forgot if I ever put these pictures taken in the mountains around Jackson Hole Wyoming last year. While it started out as a dirt road, the more I gained in elevation, the rougher the road became...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,458
Posted By f1anatic
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Am I the only one concerned with social networking, social media, and social traffic updates while driving? I think that is dangerous and would lead to accidents. The last thing I want in the Chevy...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Quadra Lift Controller

This is a dealer trick. Seriously, I hope you do not expect the controller to be factory coded for your VIN and for that custom job to take 7 weeks.

That the controller may be linked to and have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-14-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,763
Posted By f1anatic
Re: RWD vs 4X4

Are you serious ? Even if the difference were $2,600 the answer would be 4x4.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-12-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,978
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Part Availability for the Brake Booster Recall

I think for most of us with 2014s it will be an additional part that is not currently on the car.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-31-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,440
Posted By f1anatic
Re: DIY 2014 Grand Cherokee Front View Camera

Approximate views of the distance to the car in front from my driving position.

There is about a 3-4 foot (~1 meter) gap to the car in front.
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