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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-31-2014, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Krisw123
Thanks! That's reassuring!!

Thanks! That's reassuring!!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-31-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Krisw123
Nor sure what you mean? Unless you are saying the...

Nor sure what you mean? Unless you are saying the original owner had the mod carried out. The rest of the vehicle is absolutely stock so not sure why they would do this. Anyway, doesn't really matter...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Krisw123
The side lights appear to be brighter than the...

The side lights appear to be brighter than the DRL's I have seen on other WK2's. Maybe the original owner decided to have it wired differently for this reason but it's strange that the sockets are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-29-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Krisw123
Interesting! Carfax shows it being first...

Interesting! Carfax shows it being first registered in US. Anyone know any other differences between US and Canada spec WK2 that I can check?
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-28-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,974
Posted By Krisw123
Looks great I must admit. Quite a European look...

Looks great I must admit. Quite a European look which is ironic cos I have just moved over from UK to Colorado and particularly liked the chrome touches on the 2011 Ltd I bought,



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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-28-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By Krisw123
Daytime running lights query?

When I took my 2011 Ltd in to have a daytime running light bulb replaced the tech pointed out that the actual daytime running light sockets had never been installed in the lighting housings on my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-26-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By Krisw123
20" aren't they? I have a stone white 2011 Ltd...

20" aren't they?
I have a stone white 2011 Ltd V6 with Lux II. 9 months of trouble free motoring. Love it!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Krisw123
Or minus 22!

Or minus 22!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By Krisw123
Could you not have achieved it at 22.22 on the...

Could you not have achieved it at 22.22 on the 22nd!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-13-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,218
Posted By Krisw123
Try leaving parking brake off. Unless it's on a...

Try leaving parking brake off. Unless it's on a steep hill of course!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,288
Posted By Krisw123
Whoops! Pressed wrong button. Ironically I found...

Whoops! Pressed wrong button. Ironically I found the look of it a little too European and not quite "Jeep" like enough for me. I then test drove a 2011 V6 Ltd Lux 2 package and immediately fell in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,288
Posted By Krisw123
I came over from UK in April to live in Denver...

I came over from UK in April to live in Denver fulling intending to purchase a 2014 JGC V6 Laredo. I test drove one and was certainly impressed with the smoothness and build quality
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-25-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,951
Posted By Krisw123
Well said! It's stupid and objectionable.

Well said! It's stupid and objectionable.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By Krisw123
Me too! Drove two similar 2012's with 18's and...

Me too! Drove two similar 2012's with 18's and 20's. Totally agree on the ride and the look is so much better with the 20's IMHO.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-09-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,574
Posted By Krisw123
Super Sexy Electric Speedo: If you have the 430N...

Super Sexy Electric Speedo: If you have the 430N (might work with the other nav radio), if you touch the box that displays your speed (when on map) it will bring up another screen that shows an...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 09-16-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,574
Posted By Krisw123
The only thing is that it reverts back to default...

The only thing is that it reverts back to default voice volume when you switch ignition off and then back on.. It's just a bit loud for me..
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By Krisw123
Having moved from the UK, I thought I had...

Having moved from the UK, I thought I had absolutely no need for a power lift gate when researching my Jeep purchase. Having bought a 2011 Ltd fully loaded I don't know know how I would manage...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Krisw123
Yeah, that's definitely true. I had a a MB C...

Yeah, that's definitely true. I had a a MB C Class Coupe 2.2 L diesel before I moved to Denver and thought that was quite a "big" engine! It's all about fuel costs though really.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By Krisw123
Bought my 2011 Ltd V6 with 30,000 on clock and...

Bought my 2011 Ltd V6 with 30,000 on clock and gearbox performs perfectly well. Going to assume previous owner "taught" it well! Favourites he had left on the GPS were mainly ski resorts in Rockies....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-13-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By Krisw123
Hmmm! Not sure about that. Certainly not the case...

Hmmm! Not sure about that. Certainly not the case in UK. BMW, MB and Audi are prestige cars, very desirable and certainly not "a dime a dozen". American made cars are not very popular or highly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-13-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By Krisw123
Well it's JGC in the UK! Although we do say...

Well it's JGC in the UK!

Although we do say some things backwards like The States of United America! LOL.!!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,179
Posted By Krisw123
Record equalling temps in Denver this week. 97...

Record equalling temps in Denver this week. 97 deg. My 2011 Ltd coping brilliantly. After 18 holes of golf has me cooled down in 5 mins!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-29-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,059
Posted By Krisw123
In the UK almost all modern vehicles have a...

In the UK almost all modern vehicles have a manufacturers recommended service interval of 12 months or 10K miles whichever comes first. However I know a lot of people still like to change the oil...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-28-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,050
Posted By Krisw123
I also bought mine from Go Broadway. The sales...

I also bought mine from Go Broadway. The sales experience was excellent and I went infor first oil change last week. Very impressed. Friendly and efficient. Said I would wait for it. They said 45 min...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By Krisw123
Didn't see them!

Didn't see them!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By Krisw123
Is that a bad thing then? I wasn't trying to...

Is that a bad thing then? I wasn't trying to suggest driving up Mt Evans was intrepid or anything. It was just a pleasant run and a chance to take some nice photos of my new Jeep.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-04-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,805
Posted By Krisw123
I have had my 2011 Ltd V6 for 2 months after...

I have had my 2011 Ltd V6 for 2 months after moving from UK and I absolutely love it! I have owned MB, Audi and VW and to be honest the Jeep seems to be every bit as well screwed together and the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By Krisw123
Yeah, I sort of thought that it was more...

Yeah, I sort of thought that it was more etiquette than legislation! Only nearly been caught out a couple of times. :-)

It is much better here than in the UK in my opinion where there is a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By Krisw123
I got the impression that if you are on the main...

I got the impression that if you are on the main drag in free flow traffic and a vehicle is ahead of you on the ramp about to merge you should allow them to.(or at least not deliberately prevent...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By Krisw123
That is Southern Ireland you are talking about I...

That is Southern Ireland you are talking about I guess? Have you driven in England or mainland Europe?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,710
Posted By Krisw123
That was one of my concerns moving over here from...

That was one of my concerns moving over here from UK but to be honest I am not finding it a problem at all on my 2011 V6 Ltd. Been up to some ski resorts and Mt Evans etc. Occasionally have to knock...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,861
Posted By Krisw123
Can someone explain what is so great about the...

Can someone explain what is so great about the flipper glass!? I apparently have it on my 2011 Ltd and have never used it and not sure when I would!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-02-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,710
Posted By Krisw123
26074 You might see this behind you on...

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You might see this behind you on Colorado Boulevard! I live in Glendale and you are most likely to see it in golf club car parks during the week as I am recently retired and moved over...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By Krisw123
Yes there are quite a lot of concrete...

Yes there are quite a lot of concrete carriageways in the US and yes they are noisy. As a retired highway engineer from UK i know it has always been a contentious issue.

They need to be grooved...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By Krisw123
I'm not sure about Ireland. But in England it is...

I'm not sure about Ireland. But in England it is a major issue that some drivers "hog" the middle or even outside lane resulting in undertaking and lane changing which is not allowed. The "hoggers"...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,218
Posted By Krisw123
Having moved to Denver from UK 2 months ago my...

Having moved to Denver from UK 2 months ago my experience is that drivers here are generally more careful and less aggressive than in Europe.

As long as you signal in plenty of time and don't do...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,710
Posted By Krisw123
I have just moved to Denver from UK and bought my...

I have just moved to Denver from UK and bought my first Jeep, 2011 Ltd (well first SUV actually!) and I certainly feel in good company.
Really love the Jeep by the way. Everything and more than I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-26-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,017
Posted By Krisw123
25822 25823 Me 3 weeks ago on...

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Me 3 weeks ago on top of Mt Evans in my new (ish) 2011 limited. Note black cousin in background!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-15-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,588
Posted By Krisw123
How about "Drive all Night"...

How about "Drive all Night" Needtobreathe!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-12-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By Krisw123
Well, I for one am very happy with my V6 paired...

Well, I for one am very happy with my V6 paired with a 5 speed. And I came from a MB 7G box.
Have driven the 2014 and no doubt it is fine but at least you know where you stand with the 5 speed and...
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