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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-31-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,090
Posted By d9hp
Re: Saw a WK with 28" wheels...no, seriously.

This isn't it...but it shows someone is dumb enough to do it!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-HZL1W1NeM
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-31-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,090
Posted By d9hp
Saw a WK with 28" wheels...no, seriously.

Saw a brown 5.7L WK with 28" wheels (well it said 28" on the side of the jeep) on the highway in NC. Had NC tags.

Anyone have a picture of this thing? I couldn't snag one in time. Looked...
Forum: Members Rides 07-31-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 43,542
Posted By d9hp
Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Can't wait to see how these lights look on there. Always wondered how it would end up looking right there! Do you have a picture/link to the lights you're going to be using?

Thanks!
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-25-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By d9hp
Re: Idea of wait time for UCAs from RRO?

I tried, no answer!



Good to hear!



I'll let you know if I have any success but right now we're in the same boat...except for the fact that I don't already have a badass WK like you......
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-24-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By d9hp
Idea of wait time for UCAs from RRO?

Just trying to sort out which parts I need to be ordering in what order so that I will have everything here on time for my trip to my cousin's shop for the ultimate transformation.

I've heard RRO...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-24-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,488
Posted By d9hp
Re: Spark Plugs

I have the 4.7L but I used the bosch 4-prong plugs. I saw a notable increase in MPG and throttle response over OEM but they also hadn't been changed in a long, long time.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-21-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,615
Views: 171,460
Posted By d9hp
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-yS_9qnWBV1E/UAr58MQN8CI/AAAAAAAAAlM/vsbHqtbG2yU/s1024/e8nUO.jpg

I tested out the rear suspension today after having 300lbs in the back...

:D
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-18-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By d9hp
Re: Pending Brake /Rotors install - Quick questions

I have always just braked hard from 50-60 after verifying I'm not going to die...but there may be a different route.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-18-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By d9hp
Do I need the Superlift EGR module if I get the FlashPaq?

I am planning my superlift and Jeep upgrades and I want to get a programmer to give my 4.7L a little more gusto since I'm going to try and run 34" tires.

I don't want a street racer but I think...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-18-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By d9hp
Re: Pending Brake /Rotors install - Quick questions

You're going to love the new rotors and brake pads. Way less noise and almost no brake dust with that setup. I've had the same for almost a year now and I love it.

I had to absolutely beat the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-18-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,471
Posted By d9hp
Re: JL 6W0-4 in front doors...

RMS Power Range (Watts) 40-150
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 300

That's from Crutchfield.

What are you powering them with?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-18-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5,615
Views: 171,460
Posted By d9hp
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Man that hood looks so mean. Nice work on that front bumper.

I cleaned my air filter and washed+waxed the WK.

Also have a very, very heavy box on the way....

I know what you all want to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-18-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By d9hp
Re: High Mileage Question

Something I like to do when buying high mileage cars like that if I'm really interested in buying them is to take it for an oil change and take a look at the oil.

That's a great motor and if the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-16-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,304
Posted By d9hp
Re: Bike Rack

Here's my system:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-YJ5fgBzAKQg/UARI6KOWSKI/AAAAAAAAAk4/-IX4yqlqEro/s720/photo.jpg

It will be damn near impossible once I lift the jeep I'm afraid. It's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-16-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By d9hp
Re: Finally got rid of my WK

I agree. I have the 4.7L because I couldn't afford the Hemi upgrade and I absolutely refused to get a 3.7L. It just didn't have enough throat or "umph".

I still wish I had waited for the Hemi...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 07-06-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,412
Posted By d9hp
Re: Off Road Lights

Thanks, I actually stumbled upon their stuff last night after posting that.



Awesome, I wondered how feasible that would be. Did you sand or anything prior to paint? It looks awesome. I love...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 07-05-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,412
Posted By d9hp
Re: Off Road Lights

Where did you get those side light markers or did you tint them yourself?

Any DIY thread on that?

Thanks, nice WK!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By d9hp
Re: No Blower Speeds, A/C Light on even when blower is off

This sounds like a blower motor resistor to me.

Mine stopped working on all settings except high but my A/C light was only on when it was on the highest setting...turns out the blower speed switch...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-04-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,978
Posted By d9hp
Re: Approaching 90K...when to throw in the towel?

This is a little late but I want to put this in here for anyone else that reads it.

I've been seeing lots of 4.7L engines at the wreck yard recently in various vehicles and there are handfuls of...
Forum: Members Rides 07-02-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,267
Posted By d9hp
Re: Pics of my 2010 WK - mopar body kit, polished SRT reps, and more!

Where did you get those tail lights and the front signal markers?

Looks sick!
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-02-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By d9hp
Re: Need new brakes pads rotors

I have nice rotors from R1 Concepts that I got about a year ago and coupled it with Thermo-Quiet pads. Not only do I barely have any brake dust but the stopping power is unmatched. I love them.
...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-30-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,346
Posted By d9hp
Re: Best brake Pads for my Wk??

Just thought I'd chime and throw another thumbs up for the thermo-quiets. I bought new rotors from R1Concepts and put new thermos on my front end at the same time and my braking was just incredibly...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 06-28-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,005
Posted By d9hp
Re: How To: Sea Foam Automotive Treatment

I have been doing seafoam on my vehicles for years.

I do my Jeep once every 10k miles or so (128k on it now) and my fiance's liberty every 5k because that 3.7L has a pretty rough idle at times...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-28-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,884
Posted By d9hp
Re: anyone with the 4.7 running a flowmaster 50?

I have the flowmaster 50 on my 4.7L WK.

It is honestly a little louder than I had hoped but it sounds mean as shit IMO. It has a wicked resonant frequency right at 2100rpms and so you really...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-28-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By d9hp
Re: think my tranny is going...

Just FYI...I had the same problem with mine. Tow mode helped, as you mention.

It continued to get worse until one day it just tanked. Limp mode came on and it was just horrible. Felt like it...
Forum: Other Rides 06-27-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By d9hp
Daily Driver - 1985 Mercedes Benz 300SD - Now I can lift the Jeep!

All,

I have a 100mi commute once a week so I have not been able to lift my WK since I don't have another car. After begging for months my friend finally sold me his 1985 300SD with 311k...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-27-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By d9hp
Re: Pairing Superlift with OME front springs? Which shocks?

Valpacer,

Thanks for the input.

I checked out your build thread the other day and have been meaning to post and complement your sick sick ride!

Thanks for the input...I'm definitely going to...
Forum: Members Rides 06-25-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 43,542
Posted By d9hp
Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

I live in Raleigh, born in Greensboro, spent summers in Linville though. My fiance is from West Jefferson and her family is there so I am up in the NW corner of the state about 8-12 times a year. ...
Forum: Members Rides 06-23-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 43,542
Posted By d9hp
Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Thanks for the P/N! Got it saved. I'll definitely be going with the Bilsteins up front. I am also highly interested in getting some thicker sway bars since I had some thicker ones made on my old...
Forum: Members Rides 06-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 43,542
Posted By d9hp
Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Oh that is awesome news. Didn't realize they all come with those LCAs like Tosh had gotten in his kit.

Thanks...it's really nice having a group of guys that have already been down this road so...
Forum: Members Rides 06-20-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 43,542
Posted By d9hp
Re: Jay's 05 WK Build Thread

Jayloop,

Nice WK. I really think you nailed the paint on that hood. That looks mean as hell!

I've been going through the '35" WK Club' threads trying to sort out the best possible scenario...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-20-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,978
Posted By d9hp
Re: Approaching 90K...when to throw in the towel?

That's the spirit.

I have 128k on my 05' 4.7L.

The biggest thing I've had to do so far is replace the driver side exhaust manifold (terrible, terrible design there).

Also, at about 110k the...
Forum: Members Rides 06-19-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 114,740
Posted By d9hp
Re: Omelet's Build Thread!

Just finished getting through most of this thread...incredible WK.

Thanks for all the consistent documentation and pictures. I'm planning a SL and want to bump it up a bit to run 35's like you...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-19-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By d9hp
Re: Pairing Superlift with OME front springs? Which shocks?

Thanks for the response.

All good info.

When you say JBL uppers do you mean JBA? I've never heard of JBL. I had planned on getting the JBA upper control arms though, they look pretty stout.
...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-18-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By d9hp
Pairing Superlift with OME front springs? Which shocks?

All,

I just got a new daily driver (an old 1985 Mercedes 300SD) and I can finally start turning my Jeep into a weekend rig instead of a road hog.

I want 35" tires. No way around it!

I also...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-18-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By d9hp
Re: Anyone running 15" or 16" wheels on their lifted WK?

Shoot I didn't think before I posted that and came back to edit it to say "bet it won't fit..those rotors are pretty sizable".

Well that takes care of that.

Thanks Socttina,

D
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-18-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By d9hp
Anyone running 15" or 16" wheels on their lifted WK?

I'm saving up for a Superlift and it looks like I can either stick with my current 17x7.5 wheels and put some 33's on the Jeep or I can get 15x8.5 wheels with 33's for basically the same price.

I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-17-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By d9hp
Sagauro WK Rear Bumper?

All,

I know that they stopped making their rear bumper for the WK but I was wondering if anyone knew if they were planning to release another one...

or even better if someone is selling the WK...
Forum: Members Rides 06-16-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 46,337
Posted By d9hp
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

Ignore this if I am being too forward...but what's the price tag and is he spoken for yet? You can PM me.

I have to come to SD in a month. Just curious.
Forum: Members Rides 06-13-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 46,337
Posted By d9hp
Re: "Oscar the grouch" build thread

This is the most badass WK I've ever seen.

Incredible.

I want 35's on mine now. Terrible thread to find.
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