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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: 245/65/17 vs 255/65/17

Ended going with a set of 245/65/17. Grabber HTS. Def missed the ride quality. Yes, they do look a little skinnier then the 255's but IMO ride a lot better. Also, went with a less agressive tire then...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-29-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
245/65/17 vs 255/65/17

Ok so I had for the last 65,000 miles 255/65/17 and was thinking about going back to 245/65/17 tires. I honeslty didn't see any gain with the 255 tire. Any input from you guys?

The weird part is...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 06-26-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,003
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: How To Replace Shifter Belt/Dust Cover.

What year did they make the revision?
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 06-25-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,003
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: How To Replace Shifter Belt/Dust Cover.

Sorry to bump an old thread but can you use a shifter that has the 4 low handle on a car with full time AWD. I have a base 2005 Laredo that has a shifter issue but no 4 low handle. Will a shifter...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Replacing Front Diff Mount/Bushings OEM or OEM Spec?

Thanks for all your input. I would love to do more front end work but money is a limiting factor and I have a lot of other things that need to be fixed before I can really dig in. Need to do all the...
Forum: NorthEast 04-08-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 196
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Automotive Locksmith in Nassau County, NY

I'm looking to get another key for my Jeep(2005 WK Grand Cherokee) with 1 existing programmed key. Is there any good locksmiths in the area that can tackle this job? I will source the key on my own...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-08-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Replacing Front Diff Mount/Bushings OEM or OEM Spec?

I got Crown Bushings and a Crown front Dif Bracket. I can't see them being any worse then the OEM Mopar if not probally better. Qualtiy looks solid on the parts. I wasn't able to find other buhsings...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-03-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee V6 Almost Stalls

Could be. When it comes to diagnossing things like this I'm a firm believer in doing the cheapest fixes first. I def feel that new plugs will fix this problem though.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-31-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Replacing Front Diff Mount/Bushings OEM or OEM Spec?

I'm going to be replacing the 2 bushings on the front diff and the bracket that holds the front of the front diff up. I've found some OEM spec parts for a little bit cheaper. Think its worth it to go...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-31-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,003
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-31-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee V6 Almost Stalls

When was the last time you changed your spark plugs. My 3.7 loves me plugs, night and day dif. This should solve you problem, IMO. The 3.7 calls for plugs every 30K, btw.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-19-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: 08 wk hemi radiator leaking/needs replacing

I'm sure you had this fixed by now. Mine had the same leak yours did. Went bad from the end tanks. I just did mine on a 3.7 2005, well actually my friend did it for me. Not to bad of a Job. He is an...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-30-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,560
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: 05 wk coolant leak after replace heater core.

sorry to bump an old thread but apparently these lines are no longer made anymore??
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-23-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Dropping Front Dif?

Thanks! I don't have a limited thankfully. Do I need to remove the crossmember or anything else? Also, I have to replace the CV boot on the back of the front driveshaft where it meets the transfer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-22-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Dropping Front Dif?

I have to do the hardest one to get to. The bushing that is at the back top of the front diff, it would be #3 in the thread with the pics. It does not seem that there will be a way to change this...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-22-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Front Driveshaft Noise**HELP*

hmm I have 167K+ think I can still get this covered?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-22-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 390
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Dropping Front Dif?

Is it possible to drop the front dif without remvoing the axels from the wheels, I.E removing brakes, ball joints etc?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-22-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Front Driveshaft Noise**HELP*

The front prop shaft is OK its the boot on the end of it where it meets the transfer case that is messed up. Did you do the work yourslef?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-21-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Front Driveshaft Noise**HELP*

Turns out to be 2 things. 1. the front diff mount furthest from the front of the jeep is torn, this unfor is the hardest one to replace and will require dropping the front diff. Also the majority of...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-19-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-19-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Red face Front Driveshaft Noise**HELP*

For the past 2 weeks I've been getting a very odd and irritating noise from the front end of me Jeep. The noise occurs only when under load and is present from slow speeds to higher speeds. I've...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 02-11-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 992
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Heater Core bypass

Have to do the dreaded heater core but I want to bypass it so I can still drive until I get to it(ASAP). Anyone know the diamter of the lines that go to the core that run through the firewall?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-08-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/creamfan/JeepGeolander.jpg

Yokohama Geolander A/T-S. 255/65/17 on stock Ronin II's on my 2005 Grand Cherokee Laredo. Stock suspension.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-08-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

I do I do, please standby.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-02-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

I'm going to be trimming the bolt, there is millimeters of clearance between the bolt and the tire.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-01-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v695/creamfan/Geolander.jpg

Right after I got them on. Love these tyres! Good grip and got to see how they handle a slippery on-ramp that my old Generals would...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-01-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

Got my new tyres mounted on the Jeep. FYI anyone who is thinking about these tyres without a life they do fit but I'm going to be cutting the bolt as there is barley enough room to clear the bolt on...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-28-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-21-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

255's it is. Seems like a good compromise between 245 and 265.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-21-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

Curbs whatever, you never had to drive over something that wasn't paved before? Not saying I do it often but if I need to do it, I certainly want to be able to without any fuss.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-20-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

Really 265-65-17 on stock ride height. Are you sure about not rubbing. And what if I'm driving over stuff is it going to rub then?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-20-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,357
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S Anyone have?

Time for new tires after 2+ years with my General Grabber HTS tires. They did me well but looking for a tad more aggressive tire. has anyone used the Yokohama geolander a/t-s?

And the time old...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-20-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,522
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: 255/65/17 grab at2's are on!!!!

So any issues with rubbing at full lock or over big bumps, etc? I really want to get 255's but I'm worried I'm going to rub or hit that bolt.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-06-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: How To Remove Blower Motor 05+ WK

cool doesnt seem to hard.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-05-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
How To Remove Blower Motor 05+ WK

Hey guys I've been going through resistors like crazy which has led me to end up replacing my blower motor. How hard is it to pull the old motor and put a new one in?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-30-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,891
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Roof Rack Cross Rails

what is the actual point of the cross bars?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-30-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-30-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Painted rear Jeep badge like Laredo X part #

the grey one, don't know what its called but I see it everywhere lol. thanks for the link thats just what he was looking for :)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-29-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 674
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Painted rear Jeep badge like Laredo X part #

Hi Y'all I don't have a WKII but a buddy does and does not like the chrome center section that says jeep on the back. I was wondering if anyone had a part # of this painted piece? I have had a hard...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-29-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By GratefulDeadWK
Re: Rear wheels not even/aligned - Anything adjustable?

yupp, as far as adjustments I don't think there is much back there if anything that you can adjust being a solid axle and all.
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