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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 04-29-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 180
Posted By JohnC
430n questions

I have a '14 Town&Country that has the 430N in it. When someone calls my phone the voice always announces that the call is coming in and to press the uconnect talk button to answer it. If I press the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By JohnC
Re: Where are you all putting your toll transponders

I use the license plate mount. Not to worried about theft. You can always get security style screws though. Look like hex or star but have a circle in the middle. Needs a special socket to fit them....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-29-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,011
Posted By JohnC
Re: Paddle Shifters - Hate 'em

I have never had a problem accidentally bumping them and I have huge hands. I wear 3xl gloves for my motorcycle and have yet to find a pair of mechanics gloves that fit. In not sure how guys are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-10-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,877
Posted By JohnC
True that most are just higher flowing filter and...

True that most are just higher flowing filter and straight tubing to enhance the sound. Sometimes you can work wonders on the factory air box by eliminating some of the restrictive plumbing coming...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-02-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 25,938
Posted By JohnC
Thanks. That's what I was looking for. They seem...

Thanks. That's what I was looking for. They seem to be the cheapest that I found as well. I couldn't imagine paying retail at the dealer. I still have to check if I'm prewired or not.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-02-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 25,938
Posted By JohnC
Amazon is more expensive than justforjeeps. I'm...

Amazon is more expensive than justforjeeps. I'm trying to reach to members who know other places like them who have the best deal. Not looking for dealer or eBay. There are many suppliers of factory...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-01-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 25,938
Posted By JohnC
Dealer is overpriced. I've already seen it on...

Dealer is overpriced. I've already seen it on just for jeeps for less. Just trying to see if someone has found it cheaper than their price.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 25,938
Posted By JohnC
Where is everyone finding the best price for the...

Where is everyone finding the best price for the hitch? Also, if you're ore wired, have you found just the plug to avoid buying the whole harness?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By JohnC
Car and Driver did a diesel shoot out and out the...

Car and Driver did a diesel shoot out and out the jeep up against all of the Germans. They are a very German biased, especially BMW, magazine too. They have the jeep first place. But I thinks is was...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-26-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,454
Posted By JohnC
I've had the 20's now for a year driving in and...

I've had the 20's now for a year driving in and out of NYC. I encounter some of the worst roads and potholes I've seen. Rough winter and lots of traffic. Not getting fixed anytime soon. The 20"...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
What about the Infiniti QX56 or 70 whatever they...

What about the Infiniti QX56 or 70 whatever they call it now. It's around $70k nicely loaded with a 400+hp V8. My friend has one and I must say that it is one of the most comfortable rides I've been...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,144
Posted By JohnC
Not sure what level trim you are looking. I got a...

Not sure what level trim you are looking. I got a Limited with nav, sunroof, 20" wheels and a V6 for $485 a month. $300 total out of pocket and first month paid. That was for 36 months and 12,000...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
Since we are talking about 3 rows, and price has...

Since we are talking about 3 rows, and price has been thrown out the window, what about the Mercedes GL? I think it's better than the RR and is roomier as well. Price shouldn't be any worse. That...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
He just got it about a month ago, and I know he...

He just got it about a month ago, and I know he looked at both. I'm sure he got a good deal on it as well. I don't think the money was an issue for him. He said he had wanted one for years, so I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
It's just that there are so many RRs and spots...

It's just that there are so many RRs and spots around here. Every reality star has one. Every real houswife, Kardashian etc. I love the looks of the RRS, but I didn't want to deal with that or the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
I have driven the previous but not the new....

I have driven the previous but not the new. Wouldn't even consider the new until at least a full year. RR are not known for their reliability. I can't see the new model being flawless. My other...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
The RRS is not anywhere as good as an X5. Yes it...

The RRS is not anywhere as good as an X5. Yes it looks more prestigious, but optioned the same an X5 will outperform it everywhere but off-road. And how many owners of either are going off-road? The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By JohnC
The limited has wood trim as well. Not sure if...

The limited has wood trim as well. Not sure if it's real, but it is a wood grain trim. Just different than the overland. If you're buying, the overland is a better deal. It comes standard with stuff...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 03-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,644
Posted By JohnC
That's leaving a lot on the table, no? Why not...

That's leaving a lot on the table, no? Why not have custom manifolds to mount the turbos and run cats after the turbo. A big loss of efficiency this way.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-18-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By JohnC
I think the problem is the wheel offset not the...

I think the problem is the wheel offset not the tire size.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By JohnC
Just spray it with plastidip. You should be able...

Just spray it with plastidip. You should be able to just tape everything off without removing it too. This way if you don't like it you can peel it off and only be out about $8.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
The new T&C now has the same 3.6 pentastar as the...

The new T&C now has the same 3.6 pentastar as the jeep and uses a newer 6spd. I don't think you'll have those problems anymore.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-17-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By JohnC
I would think it would look better. The summit...

I would think it would look better. The summit has too much chrome up front for me. Like the lower fascia the best, but not the chrome mesh.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,238
Posted By JohnC
Nice job. That looks great. When I had an A6 a...

Nice job. That looks great. When I had an A6 a lot of guys were doing it on that forum. The 3M DiNOC is definitely the best stuff out there. I saw some really bad jobs with cheaper stuff.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
Have to agree with this. I looked at them a while...

Have to agree with this. I looked at them a while back and compared it against the MDX. I think this was around 2007 when they were both new. The MDX was way better for the money. Did the same...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
Test drive the odyssey. Was a nice ride, but not...

Test drive the odyssey. Was a nice ride, but not in the league of the Nissan Quest or T&C for quality of materials. Also to get nav and blu ray in the odyssey you have to get the limited or whatever...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,911
Posted By JohnC
They need to remove the heated seat and steering...

They need to remove the heated seat and steering wheel from the uconnect and make them buttons again. It's a pain in the ass to have to go into the screen to do this. I get the fascination with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,676
Posted By JohnC
You just need to cave and go get the Chrysler...

You just need to cave and go get the Chrysler Town and Country. Interior is just as nice as the jeep, maybe nicer. Of course at limited level, not overland and above. I got the '14 GC limited last...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By JohnC
It comes standard on the limited and above. Do...

It comes standard on the limited and above. Do you have the Laredo? Should be easy retrofit. Need different rear valance
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-23-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,080
Posted By JohnC
The last RR sport beat the SRT8. The new one now...

The last RR sport beat the SRT8. The new one now uses the same 8spd and is lighter than the old. I would bet money that it spill still win. Topgear America raced the older models and the RR really...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-18-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,486
Posted By JohnC
I have a limited with sunroof, navigation and 20"...

I have a limited with sunroof, navigation and 20" wheels. Zero down and $485 a month. 12,000 a year for 39 months. I think the sticker was around $42k.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,493
Posted By JohnC
Why not a pizza steak?

Why not a pizza steak?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,801
Posted By JohnC
[QUOTE="Zybane;910221"] Let's see hand...

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Let's see hand stitched leather throughout with open pore wood accents with one of the best designed center stack, instrument cluster/infotainment systems in the world with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,801
Posted By JohnC
Subaru Outback. 30267 2005 Acura TSX ...

Subaru Outback.

30267

2005 Acura TSX

30268

notice the use of silver painted plastics in both. This is where the new Forester steps away from that. That's what jeep needs to do. The Acura...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,801
Posted By JohnC
I actually like the Subaru interior better in the...

I actually like the Subaru interior better in the pics. Have to see it in person though. The jeep has too much silver painted plastic around the touchscreen and the shifter. Its what Japanese luxury...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,493
Posted By JohnC
Negative. I come on here for info and share info....

Negative. I come on here for info and share info. Your relentless need to argue that your Hemi is a few tenths quicker was just too hilarious to pass up. This is not my first forum. I've been on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,801
Posted By JohnC
Never agreed too much with Motortrend either but...

Never agreed too much with Motortrend either but the Subie should not be getting the bashing it is here. It has had some major updating even though some have said it has not changed. It has a whole...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,493
Posted By JohnC
But its so much fun when its so easy to get a...

But its so much fun when its so easy to get a rise out of someone. Who really cares. They're 5,000 lb SUVs. My other car is an '11 and the new model got an 8spd in '12 . Its quicker than mine. Do I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,493
Posted By JohnC
What do you think of this one? Its a test of the...

What do you think of this one? Its a test of the Hemi. If all tests matter, shoyldnt this one? 0-60 8.2. Did the 1/4 in 16.1. Cars test differently on different days with different weather etc. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,493
Posted By JohnC
Hahahahahahaha. You kill me. I'm totally happy...

Hahahahahahaha. You kill me. I'm totally happy with my just as quick as your Hemi V6. Maybe there is a support group for you.
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