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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,246
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Brake Booster recall

Well, I never got a recall letter from Jeep ('13 GC Trailhawk) but my daughter did for her '12 GC. We stopped in at the local dealer to get hers scheduled. Also had them run the VIN on mine, yep...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-02-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,246
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Brake Booster recall

Daughter got her letter today for her '12 GC. So far I haven't got one for my '13 Trailhawk.

MDBones: "It seems centered around vehicles being operated in cold, snow and road salt climates."
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,827
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

bmackin... (http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/bmackin-21144.html)

Excellent looking product! :thumbsup: I want one for my Hawk!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-25-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Off Road Implications with 275/55/20 tires

So far just a little off roading in the Eastern Sierra on two track forest services roads in the mud and snow up to about 14" deep. Suspension settings were in Auto (normal ride height) and in ride...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-25-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 23,672
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: 275/65/18 Duratracs on Mopar Wheels!

CTJeep85...
Replied here: http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/my-trailhawk-mods-70444-2.html
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-25-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: My Trailhawk Mods...

CT...

Just looked at the Pro Comp site for the "pro comp 7036" wheels. They say the 7036's are 18x9 with 5" of back spacing with 0mm of offset.

Stock 18X8 rims (the flat, wide 5 spoke type)...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-15-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Oversized spare tire for GCs with bigger tires

Snoball - I just used a threaded coupling and a piece of threaded road to test fit. I'll take another look at my retainer, wonder if there is a slight difference with the tire/wheel combos? I was...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-15-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Oversized spare tire for GCs with bigger tires

Snoball - Did the same thing with threaded rod, but the top of the tire "tie-down/retainer" hits the bottom of the cover when its closed. Thinking about making a "cup" design that drops down into the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-15-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Oversized spare tire for GCs with bigger tires

About a week ago, over in Nevada.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-15-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 707
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Oversized spare tire for GCs with bigger tires

Jeep, Jeep, Jeep... what are you thinking when you design your vehicles???
Your ads portent to all the offroad capabilities of the JEEP lineup, but some important details seem to be left out. Like...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: '13 Trailhawk Price?

What he said ^^^^^

Don't know where you're at but found this one marked down from $47K+ to $40.9K. 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo For Sale | Boise ID ....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: 2013 GC trailhawk in Canada?

Vantage,

Accordingly to this JEEP blog (Trailhawk Live Chat (http://blog.jeep.com/news/trailhawk-live-chat-today/)) there were 2000 Trailhawks built, but unfortunately it doesn't say if that was...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-22-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Fix the sag in the front from extra weight of bumper and winch

I agree with "STLBLUERUBICON", and go with springs versus the spacers.
Also, you didn't say what axles you have. Probably the Dana 30 front and Dana 35c rear. Axle ratio is probably 3:73. Look here...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Freight from US - AUS

Brenden,

Since I had to stop by my local Post Office (USPS) today I asked about shipping packages to the Land Of Oz. According to the clerk the maximum length is 42" (107cm), but it is also based...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,810
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: '13 Trailhawk production numbers

What a minute... First the service department says possibly it's the valve guides/bent valves to oil pan and software? :confused:
Seems to me that losing a quart of oil from the pan would mean...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-21-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-20-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,827
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-20-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Freight from US - AUS

Shell...
Out of curiosity I looked at RRO site an selected the rack you're interested in. I was surprised at the UPS ground shipping charge from their facility (Heber City which is southeast of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-20-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: My Trailhawk Mods...

Chunderboy - When the new tires and sensors were installed last week they said they put 40psi in them to start. After I drove less than 2 miles the all the sensors were reporting in, but there was a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: My Trailhawk Mods...

Dave... thanks, the light brackets are my test pieces and I think I will make another set with a few changes. (Did you have a chance to check out that other set of wheels?)

As for the powder...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,827
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Bill,

Please send a "Sump Protection Plate" over to California and I'll give ya a full report (with pics) on the removal of the OEM piece, installation of your new bash plate, and do a thorough...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Forum: Members Rides 01-18-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 159,819
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: take a pic of your truck/car/boat/ride right now!!!

Ok, I'll toss one in the pool...

My '08 Buell 1125R and love the Rotax motor. :)
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-17-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: 2014grand cherokee 4x4 help

Jhodgman,

This is your daily driver, correct? Seriously think about what percent of the time you will really be spending "offroad".

What the Bilstein 5100's allows you to do is pre-load...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: My Trailhawk Mods...

Chunderboy... well I guess you could call them "grill inserts" and good catch on the "auxiliary lights".

Since I wanted to run some additional lights (pencil beams) I started looking for ways to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,673
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Duratracs and Mopar offroad wheels on a 2014

Local America's Tire shop fortunately found a set locally for me (SF/Bay Area), otherwise they said that the new supply from Goodyear was about a month off.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Is this a good deal? 2012 Jeep Overland (Carmax Nevada)

Is it a CPO (Certified Pre-Owned)? 4x4 correct? (Did they have make a 2x4 Overland model?)
If your interested, go back and let them know but not at $35K and ask them what they can do on that...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,569
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

I haven't come across an install thread for the "Hawks" either.
I'm hoping that the "tube rail" type use the same bolt locations so it's just a swap.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-16-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Off Road Implications with 275/55/20 tires

Understood... would be nice fix a 15" rim and run a 33" MT tire that has a couple more inches of sidewall height.

With the 18" and 20" rim/tire combos we just won't be able to "air-em-down" as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: My Trailhawk Mods...

While I was waiting for the wheels to get done and the tires to come in started on another project.

Care to guess what they're going to be used for?

(Hint, going on the front and won't require...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: My Trailhawk Mods...

Since it was going to be a week or more for the wheels I started looking at tires. Not the biggest selection M/T tires for 18" rims. Had experience with the Goodyear DuraTrac's before, ran 33's on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,151
Posted By XJ97SPORT
My Trailhawk Mods...

A few before and after pics:

First thing I did to the "Hawk" was get a cargo area mat and tidy up the four corners. Also started looking for an extra set of wheels. Picked up these stockers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,810
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: '13 Trailhawk production numbers

You guys know about the "Trailhawk Registery" thread located here in the WK2 section:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/gc-trailhawk-registry-69417-3.html

Also, someone asked about reliability... ...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-15-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,595
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Off Road Implications with 275/55/20 tires

WK2? What suspension? What's your reasoning for wanting to go to a taller tire?

The 275/55/20 is almost 32" tall and about 10.75" wide (depending on manufacture) and will fill up the wheel wells. ...
Forum: Cherokee-SJ and XJ 01-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,624
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: 1996 XJ Corporate 8.25 Disc Brake Conversion

Thanks, appreciate the info.
Nice little XJ ya got there! :thumbsup:
Forum: Off Road Modifications 01-14-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,117
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: ATTENTION:Offroad Jeepers! Opinions needed for this forum!

I agree with Derwood98, a dedicated "Offroad" section would be cool. Albeit, there are certainly more "street" advocates here than "offroaders".
Initial top level categories in the Offroad section...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,979
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: GC Trailhawk Registry

Damzzzz, not liking the way this is going. :(

So now, I'm thinking that you V8 boys with your fancy-smancy kazillion speed trannys need a "Button" to keep the box in lower gears so it don't burn...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-13-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: Another Wheel Fit Question

Dave,

Just picked them up this afternoon. Went with "Satin Black", kinda keeping with the satin/matte black theme of the hood stripe. Thought about gloss black but when the Hawk goes off-road...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 17,569
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Re: MOPAR Rock Rails Installed - Picture Laden

Thanks to you, and the other contributors. :thumbsup:
These are the rails that should have been installed on the GC Trailhawk!!!

Also, the "JustForJeeps" site still has them listed as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,979
Posted By XJ97SPORT
Question Re: GC Trailhawk Registry

Ok, for those of you that have the "Trailer Tow Package"...
On the Integrated Center Console (ICS - the row of push button switches below the heater/ac controls) do you have the the "Tow/Haul Mode"...
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