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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-11-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,222
Posted By Raptor
Re: Removed front fascia & detail today

Dennisnyc40....... very nice Jeep!

What kind of wheels do you have? Where did you get them? Size/offset?

Did you replace the front grill inserts w/black honeycomb parts?

The grill rings...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-09-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,089
Posted By Raptor
Re: Adding SRT8 sway bar/s questions

Yes I agree!

But you'll get a much better price on that rear bar here;

Genuine Mopar Jeep Parts & Accessories | Buy Mopar Jeep Parts & Accessories Online...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-09-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By Raptor
Re: Recall for the TIPM

Wow a lot of misinformation in this thread about TIPM's, new TIPM's, newer TIPM's, Chryslers recall for the faulty fuel pump relay built into the problematic failing TIPM's....... So let me clarify;...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Raptor
Re: Upgrade speakers

Yes Definitely!! :thumbsup: While your at it do the front center channel dash speaker.
I upgraded the OEM front Alpine component speakers with Focal ISS 690 components with a noticeable improvement...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 671
Posted By Raptor
Re: Used 2012 WK2 Overland with incomplete recalls

Yes the all WK2's from 2011~ 2013 will eventually have this TIPM problem. All of them!
Chrysler installed faulty failure prone OEM TIMPs on this and several other carlines right from the factory....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-27-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 671
Posted By Raptor
Re: Used 2012 WK2 Overland with incomplete recalls

The asking price for that Overland is a little high you can do better. They are still 1~2K too high on price.
If you do come to an agreement and purchase the vehicle the selling dealer will have to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

That blank button was for the center roof mounted OEM rear seat monitor for 2011~2012 Grand Cherokees. This option was definitely available for the 2012 model year..... possibly late 2011...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

I also have an Overland Summit with that same blank button panel.

You may have though you have "every option" but you obviously don't have the center mounted OEM rear seat video monitor that...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,075
Posted By Raptor
Re: Space for Blank button?

Check out this thread;


I installed the smoke screen system, but I really wanted to go with the rockets..... but in the end it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-08-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Raptor
Re: Shredded inner fender - Overland

You may not be aware, but there is an air suspension TSB for the cold weather condition you described. It involves reprogramming the ASCM (Air Suspension Control Module) with new software, allowing...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-08-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 42,724
Posted By Raptor
Re: DIY: Hemi 5.7L Spark Plug Change

Your in the wrong forum for an '09 Commander w/a 5.7 Hemi engine!
A lot of the plug discussion in this thread doesn't apply to you......

Jeep went to OEM copper plugs for all 2011 and up WK2...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-07-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,127
Posted By Raptor
Re: Weather Tech or Husky Liner

Yes the rubbery material is much less prone to static charging as is common with the plastic Weatherbeater material. The X-act contour rubber material is also more durable and will lay flat and not...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-26-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,013
Posted By Raptor
Re: Replaced my 2014 Overland Dash Speaker

With the correct adaptor this shouldn't be an issue as the adaptors mentioned in this thread are plug and play and can only be installed one way. The spade connectors have one large and one small lug...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-17-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,525
Posted By Raptor
Re: TIPM Recall

Really! :(

Did you just tell this forum we need to do more research on this issue?? And you link to a statement YOU made on this issue as your prove? :rolleyes: Do you have any info as to what...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-09-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,011
Posted By Raptor
Re: MaxCare Warranty??

Again I'll say that is incorrect, and that you have been misinformed. Mopar & Zeigler cannot dictate Florida law to residents of Florida!
A vehicle legally registered in Florida to a legitimate...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,525
Posted By Raptor
Re: TIPM Recall

Wow! Unfortunately for you this intermittent issue you have now will only get worse & worse until your Jeep leaves you stranded as mine did to me.

So some things I noticed while going thru this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-04-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,207
Posted By Raptor
Re: Safety Recall P14 / NHTSA 14V-154 Brake Booster Success Poll

Just had this brake booster safety recall done. I was going to wait for the alleged new shield Chrysler has rumored to be in the parts pipeline but cold weather is coming real soon and I found a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-03-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,525
Posted By Raptor
Re: TIPM Recall

Attack? I haven't attacked anyone..... I think your completely missing the point.

What makes you so sure this "fix" will work for the life of the vehicle or not cause other not as yet seen...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-02-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,525
Posted By Raptor
Re: TIPM Recall

I would strongly disagree, if your well informed on this issue, as everyone on the board should be....... and your still under warrantee or have an extended service contract......
Why would you let...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,525
Posted By Raptor
Re: TIPM Recall

Unfortunately Chrysler plans on a real BS "fix" for this recall, by jumping the faulty internal fuel pump relay in your bad TIPM with an externally wired one. You don't get the new redesigned TIMP...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 09-21-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,662
Posted By Raptor
Re: Subtle Overland Sound System Upgrade

You can do much better with replacement aftermarket speakers as an upgrade to your OEM stereo system. Those Kickers may be of slightly better quality than the OEM Alpine speakers but are not anywhere...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-10-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 32,525
Posted By Raptor
Re: TIPM Recall

Blakese3p..... you didn't get a new TIPM module, it looks like from your invoice that they jumped the faulty internal fuel pump relay with an external one leaving your old TIPM in place.

The two...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-18-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 34,881
Posted By Raptor
Re: 2011-2013 Foglight upgrade Option

Yes you are right. Not worth the argument. :)
It's just when someone who doesn't even own a Grand Cherokee posts questionable Mod advice towards the end of a 20+ page foglight upgrade thread about a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-16-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,038
Posted By Raptor
Re: Low/No Engine Coolant

Your 2014 has purple OAT type coolant in it as the factory fill. Chrysler went from an orange dyed HOAT type coolant to the newer purple dyed OAT type coolant between the 2012 and 2013 model years!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-04-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By Raptor
Re: Can someone give thoughts on this deal. Please!

Yes I agree! You will not be able to beat this DC group buy deal! :thumbsup:


Even factoring in a one way plane flight down...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-12-2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 620
Posted By Raptor
Re: Fog Lights Mystery

Did you use a relay to trigger the auxillary fogs?
Doesn't sound like you did...... That's the right way to wire them, use the OEM fog hot lead to trigger the auxillary fogs thru a relay. :thumbsup:...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 07-25-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 50,025
Posted By Raptor
Re: Volant CAI

The aren't any advantages to running an "oiled cotton gauze" air filter over a quality dry filter, like the Donaldson power core filter offered by Volant in their Hemi CAI kit.

If you what...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-10-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,093
Posted By Raptor
Re: Part number for 2011-13 Summit steering wheel?

Here you go black burlwood steering wheel for the 2013 Summit ;
Mopar part# 1TE651TLAC
MSRP $805.00
Dealer Cost $438.00

(My Cost ~ $644.00, some discount online parts suppliers can do...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-17-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,833
Posted By Raptor
Re: Can find thread.. remove grill without removing bumper

You can only remove the Chrome grill face or "shell" without removing the bumperskin.

Here's the thread you were looking for;

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-21-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,022
Posted By Raptor
Re: Deeply Discounted Exterior Accessories

For those of you who would like to swap out your chrome OEM rear license plate brow for a painted one, I've found you can do it without any tools at all just using your fingers! Check out this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,836
Posted By Raptor
Re: Crooked Dealer

Why is it that every time someone posts about a bad dealer experience, be it bad service or advise, unscrupulous selling practices, or any and all the the stealership BS we all have to deal with...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-11-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,779
Posted By Raptor
Re: Need Help - Gas Tank Skid Plates

Should bolt right up with no problems! Use the bolts that hold the plactic skid strip you have now with the new metal skid.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-18-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,694
Posted By Raptor
Re: Mopar Rear fog LIghts

Don't worry; I will figure out the correct way to wire in this switch with the Mopar rear fog kit. And it will be the same as the export OEM Grands w/rear fogs are shipped. A factory service manual...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-22-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,389
Posted By Raptor
Re: Question about switching from 20" to 18" for the winter

Thats not entirely true.

I'm not from Canada but I think studded tires are legal there only in northern regions between Oct. 1st and April 30th. Northern Ontario residents can use studded tires...
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