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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,294
Posted By olamaca
Re: Is Anybody on here happy with there WK2?

14K Miles...and problem free...knock on wood.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-24-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,648
Posted By olamaca
Re: Child Car Seats?

Britax are the best car seats for children.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,335
Posted By olamaca
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,060
Posted By olamaca
Re: Annoying doors

Both my 12 and 9 year old boys use one hand to close the doors on our 2011 JGC and the doors close just fine in ours. Also keep in mind that because the doors are so heavy it's actually nice that it...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-08-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,646
Posted By olamaca
Re: Would you go with Fortera's again?

No and will purchase a new set from different mfg.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-27-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,177
Posted By olamaca
Re: Weak seat heaters/coolers?

There has to be something wrong with it. The passenger side in previous Audi did the same thing while the driver side was nice and toasty.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,930
Posted By olamaca
Re: Adaptive Cruise package - get it or skip it?

Well worth it. If you can afford it, buy it.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-12-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,020
Posted By olamaca
Re: front seat fading issue

Regularly use leather protection on your seat. Dry leather tends to fade and crack faster than treated leather. No different that your own skin.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,310
Posted By olamaca
Re: Afraid to Buy a 2012 GC

Every car mfg. has their own set of problems. Ford prior to last year had a stellar record for two years straight then it all fell apart. However, before those two stellar years most people would...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-28-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By olamaca
Re: 2nd test drive of Overland today, one problem arose

I'm not sure what car you were coming from before the test drive but I used to drive a BMW and Audi and I found those two brands to have very uncomfortable seats, i.e. I was always uncomfortable and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-14-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By olamaca
Re: My first Week with 2012 Overland

The little issues you have with your Jeep will go away once you get used to it and see how great the other things are. Also, I've driven a BMW and Audi and the things that are problems with those...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-14-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 39,144
Posted By olamaca
Re: Running boards

I have the chrome and it really makes the car pop without looking like a pimp's ride. It also depends on the color of your Jeep. If it's black, black chromes doesn't look as good IMO. It looks...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,708
Posted By olamaca
Re: Seat comfort?

I've had and X5, A4 and A3 and all of them were very uncomfortable on my back and thighs. This summer I drove 2,000 KM in my JGC 2011 and not once did I have to adjust my seat or lumbar support to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-12-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,577
Posted By olamaca
Re: No longer a Jeep Virgin!

Very nice...the chrome tubular side steps really adds to the look of the JGC.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-08-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,442
Posted By olamaca
Re: Rear Seat question

You'll have plenty of room. We use one car seat and a booster and an adult can sit between the too comfortably without battling with the seat belt latch.
Forum: Other Rides 08-31-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,216
Posted By olamaca
Re: Did anyone try the Audi Q5?

I used to own two Audis before buying my first JGC. The Q5 and JGC are totally two different vehicles. In fact, you can probably stick a Q5 instead a JGC. I test drove both and at the end both...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By olamaca
Re: Limited with luxury vs Overland

What you said above plus I believe the Saddle/Black interior is available only in Overland. You can get it as an upgrade and so on but by the time you add it on you might as well buy the Overland. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By olamaca
Re: Finally did it - I got my new Jeep

Agree, I used to own an X5 and for the price difference you are clearly getting not only a sexy car in the JGC but also a sexy but sporty vehicle. I had two Audis after owning a BMW and one of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-29-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,624
Posted By olamaca
Re: New Member & A Question -- Saddle Interior

My JGC is an Overland Brilliant Black with Saddle/Black interior. I've had cars that had black interiors on black exteriors and beige interiors on black exterior and black interior on white...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-23-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 733
Posted By olamaca
Re: Has anyone had sidesteps installed?

I had my dealer install it when I purchased my Overland. I probably would've had a smaller independent garage install it for me if it was out of warranty or not new. The reason I had them install...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-23-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,434
Posted By olamaca
Re: Good Bye Jeep, hello BMW

I understand why a loyal owner would opt for a different brand given the number of issues you've experienced. Although, I must say that no matter what the issues are it all ends with customer...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-22-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,140
Posted By olamaca
Re: Tire pressure light.. when does it turn off?

You have to drive for a bit even if you just topped it off without the warning light coming on. The system won't recognize the new pressure until driven for a period of time. That's why you should...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-11-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 991
Posted By olamaca
Re: Nav voice volume...up and down

Thanks, great advice.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-07-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By olamaca
Re: Problem with TSB 18-035-11

But did the update fix a problem you've been having previously? Or did you get the update because it was available? If it's the latter, remember don't touch if it ain't broke.
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 08-06-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,570
Posted By olamaca
Re: How to angle your side-view mirrors the RIGHT way--no blind spot!

I couldn't agree. This is exactly how my mirrors have been positioned for years. I could never figure out why so many people have the passenger side mirror angled so the driver is looking right at...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-04-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,658
Posted By olamaca
Re: "press the uconnect phone button to answer."

The issue isn't your uconnect, it's your phone or sometimes just bad luck. Oftentimes, the caller might hear 4-5 rings before your phone even rings once due to poor connection (not enough bars). ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-04-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By olamaca
Re: Just updated iPhone now won't play when connected

Check out my response in the thread below:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=26325

In other words, if your iPhone is working just fine why upgrade the software. Just as others will...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-04-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By olamaca
Re: Need Help with IPOD-What Am I Missing?

This problem is similar to why some people have problem pairing their iPhone or other smartphone with bluetooth. I.e. not all iPod generation works with uconnect or the radio. In addition, even if...
Forum: Detailing 08-02-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,407
Posted By olamaca
Re: Leather cleaner

There's a reason for that much like the manual states unleaded not diesel.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-02-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,380
Posted By olamaca
Re: Firm Leather Seats

I drove 2,300 KMs on our recent family vacation and not once did my back or butt hurt. I've had a BMW and two Audis and all three seats were very uncomfortable. Then one day I was watching a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-02-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,372
Posted By olamaca
Re: iphone and uconnect problem

First thing that you should know about smartphones and any car's bluetooth is, if your iPhone for example is working perfectly and connects problem free with your car's bluetooth, do not touch it. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-02-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By olamaca
Re: Should I get Chrome or Black side steps?

I have seen numerous pictures of black vs. chrome on various Jeep colors and black steps look terrible on most. Ultimately, if it's a money issue or you don't want the impression that you are...
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