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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-29-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,890
Posted By VetteGuy
Thanks Commando. I might run it back to the...

Thanks Commando. I might run it back to the dealer next week but if not I would be pretty comfortable doing it myself.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-28-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 15,890
Posted By VetteGuy
I was receiving the same phone error message. ...

I was receiving the same phone error message. While having other service performed two weeks ago, I asked the dealer to check this. They installed the latest updates. That solved the phone issue...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-31-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By VetteGuy
I've experienced the same thing in my Overland. ...

I've experienced the same thing in my Overland. Mostly on the arm rests and seat bolsters. It's almost like the leather was treated with something that reacts to body oils. I just keep wiping the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-18-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 49,385
Posted By VetteGuy
I replaced my 2008 Cadillac CTS with my new...

I replaced my 2008 Cadillac CTS with my new Overland. I needed the additional cargo space. The JGC is every bit as comfortable and nice to drive as the CTS and the V6, out of Eco mode, moves the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-14-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,094
Posted By VetteGuy
I hope Alamo you with issues have them resolved...

I hope Alamo you with issues have them resolved soon. I agree that although the problems you describe are serious, I think the ratio of owners having positive experiences to those having negative...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-04-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,544
Posted By VetteGuy
Did you notice any significant performance...

Did you notice any significant performance improvement? Any idea on what the increase in HP might be? I would be interested in knowing if you see any mpg change when your foot isn't so excited.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-27-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,925
Posted By VetteGuy
I realize I am a little biased, but I don't think...

I realize I am a little biased, but I don't think this has a soccer mom van look to it at all. Although, I've seen many a hot soccer mom, so I don't mind the analogy. They can ride with me in my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-21-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,797
Posted By VetteGuy
Very nice! But then, I am a little biased. ...

Very nice! But then, I am a little biased. Great pics. I still need to find time, and a sunny day, to capture mine.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,925
Posted By VetteGuy
I haven't had time to do the glamour shoot, but...

I haven't had time to do the glamour shoot, but here is quick pic I texted to my daughter.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-07-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I bought a set of Lloyd's for the cabin and a...

I bought a set of Lloyd's for the cabin and a WeatherTech cargo liner for year round, and a set of WeatherTech for the front in the winter time. Now I just need my JGC to put them in. Cart, horse,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I never saw it go to Frame but I just checked...

I never saw it go to Frame but I just checked VOTS and my Overland is in Paint. Now were cooking!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Great pic of the granite with that green...

Great pic of the granite with that green landscaped background. The car looks great in that light, makes me really happy with my choice to go with granite instead of white. I've been waiting for my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I was just scrolling through the list of cars...

I was just scrolling through the list of cars built and it looks as if the average length of D1 status is 10 days with some at 11-14 days. That said, my Overland enter production sometime between...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
The driver was probably muttering, "Oh great,...

The driver was probably muttering, "Oh great, another one of those Jeep Garage nut jobs."
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-27-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Sounds promising, John. After all of the angst,...

Sounds promising, John. After all of the angst, it's good to hear you winding so upbeat. Hopefully you're wheeling around in that new Jeep very soon. Congratulations!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-27-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Looking different, could it have been the...

Looking different, could it have been the upcoming new Cherokee?
Forum: Detailing 03-25-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By VetteGuy
You're absolutely correct about using clay bars...

You're absolutely correct about using clay bars correctly, but they are very easy to work with. You simply need to make sure you spray on enough lubricant to keep it gliding smoothly. I've never...
Forum: Detailing 03-25-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By VetteGuy
I have been using the Griots product for a few...

I have been using the Griots product for a few years. They can be a little pricy but I am quite pleased with the results. I buy the detailer and window cleaner in gallon jugs and put it in spray...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-23-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By VetteGuy
Floor mats

My new Overland is scheduled for delivery April 11. What is everyone using for floor mats in their new 2014s? I want to go ahead and order some now. I like Lloyd's mats in the cabin for everyday...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-22-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I just received the VOTS email that my Overland...

I just received the VOTS email that my Overland is scheduled for production and would go to frame in the next couple of weeks. I sure hope it goes quicker than that. I ordered 2/9 and the wait is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-20-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Congrats! I ordered on 2/9 and been sitting in...

Congrats! I ordered on 2/9 and been sitting in pre-release since 2/11. I can't wait for mine to finally make it into D1. Hopefully your setting the trend now.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,405
Posted By VetteGuy
Awesome. Congratulations. I was torn on colors...

Awesome. Congratulations. I was torn on colors when I ordered my Overland back in early February. I originally ordered white on that Saturday but called my salesman on Monday and changed it to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-16-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I ordered my new Overland five weeks ago today. ...

I ordered my new Overland five weeks ago today. The wait is killing me. Its been at pre-release since Feb 12. That means at least 3-4 more weeks, more if it gets stuck in inspection/repair. I've...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Looking at UplandGuide's new Limited, the granite...

Looking at UplandGuide's new Limited, the granite color as not close to black, not even any darker than the gray plastic trim pieces. On the JGC, I don't think the granite looks even as dark as the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Congratulations! Great looking vehicle. I'll...

Congratulations! Great looking vehicle. I'll bet it looks even better in sunlight. Post some more pics when the weather brightens.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Is the grey trim on the facia and rocker panels...

Is the grey trim on the facia and rocker panels of the Summit not just grey plastic, similar to the wheel well trims on Limited?

I swung by my dealer just be fore dusk today but they had no '14...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Just saw my first 2014 JGC commercial with a red...

Just saw my first 2014 JGC commercial with a red Summit. Pretty good commercial and the truck looked great. The market is officially open!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-06-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I worked a Chevrolet line for five years back in...

I worked a Chevrolet line for five years back in the 70's. I worked hard, 54 hours most weeks, and made good money for my early 20's, but I definitely would not want to go back today. Two years...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-06-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Best pictures yet of the granite. Looks great. ...

Best pictures yet of the granite. Looks great. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-04-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I really have nothing to talk to my dealer about...

I really have nothing to talk to my dealer about until they call to say my new Overland is prepped and ready to go. Since I'm still pre-release, that may be a while. He'll remember me when he...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
The granite looks great! Nice shade, not too...

The granite looks great! Nice shade, not too dark, not too light. I would love to see some pics of bonbong's interior to show us the interior trim pieces without flash and the glare everyone gets...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Document fees $1,000 Dealer prep, $2,000 ...

Document fees $1,000
Dealer prep, $2,000
Trade-in, avg trade less $3,000
6.9% under invoice, priceless
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
So, you went in asking for 2+% under invoice and...

So, you went in asking for 2+% under invoice and the dealer wrestled you down to 6.9% under invoice? My only concern would be that by the time your new vehicle arrives, that dealer may not be in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Actually, my Vette is a 67 and that interior was...

Actually, my Vette is a 67 and that interior was pretty state of the art for the period. Can't say the same for the 80's and newer, although it looks like they might be correcting that with the new...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

The one thing I don't like bout the Overlnd is the wood on the top portion of the steering wheel. It looks silly in a Jeep at any level. I almost opted for a Limited with Lux just to avoid the wood...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
I ordered my Overland on Saturday, 2/9 the dealer...

I ordered my Overland on Saturday, 2/9 the dealer entered it on Monday, 2/11, and yesterday I received my status email from Jeep with VIN and status "production scheduled." Not sure how long it will...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

My dealer charges $500 to turn on the navigation so its a better deal to go ahead and upgrade when you order.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

F1anatic, thanks for the pics. Is that first one black, maximum steel, or granite? Can't quite tell. The metallic looks good though.

Steering wheel is kinda busy but most loaded vehicles today...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-09-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8,279
Views: 804,007
Posted By VetteGuy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Ordering Information and Pricing

I was never too fond of white either but, with the new facias and grill, it looks very cool.
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