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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-08-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By darwood
Re: 05 WK GC hit a deer

As i thought my sub frame is bent along with fluid leaking from the front diff. Not a great picture but you can see what i mean.
http://www.partsforfolders.com/frame.jpg
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-08-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By darwood
Re: 05 WK GC hit a deer

Perfect, just what i needed. I have spent two days trying to search for pics of the underneath. Was about ready to go to the local mall and see if i could find one in the parking lot :) Thank you...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-07-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By darwood
Re: 05 WK GC hit a deer

http://www.partsforfolders.com/images/jeep.jpg
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-05-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By darwood
05 WK GC hit a deer

I wonder if anyone can post a photo of the underneath front looking directly up of a 05 Grand Cherokee or similar. I recently hit a deer doing 85 and tore the front end of. Had it in the body shop...
Forum: Member Product Reviews 10-02-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,260
Posted By darwood
Re: iSimple ISCH73 Review (iPod automotive adapter)

Either one of two causes. A defective unit or you have it wired wrong. Make sure you are connected to the VES (purple, black green, 3 connector wire) and not the SAT (white brown gray) connection on...
Forum: Member Product Reviews 08-25-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,260
Posted By darwood
Re: iSimple ISCH73 Review (iPod automotive adapter)

Sat is not lost, you can chose between losing either the SAT or VES inputs with the kit as it stands, however you can retain the use of all your inputs by wiring in a relay.

The ISCH73 is the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-23-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By darwood
Re: Wiring to parking lights under dashboard?

I was originally going to tap in to the parking light wire near to the headlights but the length of the wire provided was to short to run from the switch through the firewall and to the front of the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-23-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By darwood
Wiring to parking lights under dashboard?

I am getting ready to install some aftermarket fog lamps and one of the connections from the switch that is mounted in the dash requires a connection to the positive parking lights wire located under...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 07-31-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,747
Posted By darwood
Re: How much a week do u guys pay in gas

That's great. My 2005 3.7L averages about 19.1MPG. I drive a mix of city and highway. Most i have ever seen is about 22.9 driving on the interstate for 3 hours at 65MPH. It has always been around...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-25-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,650
Posted By darwood
Re: Suggestions...unhappy after Wk shock/strut install

I just had the shocks replaced on my 05 GC 70k miles with Bilstein HD. I too was getting a clonk in the front but after the new ones it went away. A night and day difference compared to the stock, a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-24-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By darwood
Re: Radar power rear view mirror

The rear mirror power works like a charm. I did manage to pop a fuse because as normal i was in a hurry and forgot to turn off the ignition while i was testing the connections. This is the first time...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-23-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By darwood
Re: Radar power rear view mirror

Thanks for the info. I will have to sleep on what route to take, I have mounted my detector to the black box on the auto dim highbeam sensor by modifying the mounting bracket and drilling two holes...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-23-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By darwood
Radar power rear view mirror

I have tried to search these forums but i could not find a clean cut answer to this question. I have a 2005 WK GC and I want to power my Radar Detector from the harness going in to the rear view...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-21-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By darwood
Re: smartbeam and rainsense

I put a limited mirror w/Bluetooth, auto dimming and rain sensor in my 05 laredo. Just make sure you disconnect the battery during the install or the DIC wont show the features. Got the mirror from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-18-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By darwood
Re: 2006 - Remote Start issues

I had the same problem in my 05 WK, Dealer installed when i purchased the vehicle. I lost count of how many times it was at the dealers to be repaired, more than 6. Same wacky codes. Finally they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-17-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By darwood
Re: Grand Cherokee SatNav

Same thing happened to me with the error message until I burned a successful disc using Verbatim 95310 8.5 GB 2.4x-6x Double Layer Recordable Disc DVD+R DL. Took a little trial and error and a lot of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-16-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By darwood
Re: Grand Cherokee SatNav

I also had the same problem, started happening during a 10 hour drive during winter, the heat was on and when i ejected it was very very hot. The disc warped, so i pulled the backup disc out of the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-15-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By darwood
Re: Rec Nav radio issue

Thanks for the input. Looks like I will have to live with it. If there are any updates i guess the dealer is the only place to get them taken care of and i refuse to go back to any dealers in my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-15-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By darwood
Re: 05 GC Laredo chrome bumper trim

I could not see any markings on the inside of the bumper that would be relavent to the slots.

I chose to remove all the tabs with my dremel tool, which was a good thing because the trim does not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-14-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By darwood
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-14-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,079
Posted By darwood
Re: Rear Flipper Glass Struts Worn Out?

My 05 used to pop open all the way but within the last few years it has stopped. Time to replace them. I have already replaced the hood strut twice and the lift gate twice on the passengers side, for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-14-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By darwood
Re: Bluetooth retrofit

I attempted this mod a few years ago. I go the bluetooth mirror and the wiring harness and was waiting on the telematics module until i could find some decent instructions on the install, still...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-14-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By darwood
Rec Nav radio issue

I have a 05 GC with the REC nav radio and each time i get in and turn on the ignition it defaults to AM radio. This has been happening for as long as i can remember but I recently installed an ipod...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-14-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By darwood
Re: 05 GC Laredo chrome bumper trim

Now thinking about it 3m tape may be a bit of a hassle with the extra width of the tape. I could always paint it black if i get bored with the look. There are around 14 tabs on this piece of trim, i...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-13-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By darwood
Re: 05 GC Laredo chrome bumper trim

Thanks for the info, will i need to cut holes or slots as the tabs on the chrome trim are flat and wide. Is there any way around this without using my dremel tool, Just in case i change my mind at a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 07-13-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By darwood
05 GC Laredo chrome bumper trim

I recently purchased the chrome bumper trim for a 05 GC limited and was told it would fit a 05 GC laredo with modifications. Has anyone done this mod before, looks like i would have to cut off some...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-17-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,889
Posted By darwood
Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

Thanks for all the input on this matter. I have been researching for a while now and just came across this forum about a week ago felt it would be a good idea to get some feedback from GC owners.
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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-16-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,889
Posted By darwood
Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

Doesnt anyone have any thoughts on the Raybestos R-300 rotors?

I just ordered my pads from Advance Auto Parts online. I could not refuse the deal. Front & rear Wagner ThermoQuiet ceramics QC1080...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-15-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,889
Posted By darwood
Re: Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

I am still hesitant on ordering the Raybestos brake package until I get some more feedback. So many brands all claiming to be the best. When i do finally upgrade the brakes i will be sure to post my...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-14-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,889
Posted By darwood
Raybestos R-300 slotted rotors and pads

70K miles and time to change the rotors and pads on my 2005 GC again. They were done last at around 35K and direct factory rotors and pads were used. I would like something that bites a little more,...
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