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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Overland with headlight issue

As an act to try to help those, I will offer a bit of closure to this thread.

I purchased my D1S bulbs from an internet dealer. I was able to install them (finally) last night.

Here are the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,003
Posted By Robey5
Re: Michelin Latitude Tour

I got just over 50k on my latitudes; with regular rotations it is POSSIBLE that I could have got a little more, but those tires were bad with the hint of snow or sleet, and weren't great in the wet....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,239
Posted By Robey5
Re: Former Rental Deal

That price is way too high for a rental. I wouldn't touch it and at 36k, you are into new-ish territory.

croft1972: Care to expound on the reason for your ban?

A co-worker of mine used to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-31-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2015 MY armrest in 2011MY?

over 200 views, and not one response?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-27-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By Robey5
2015 MY armrest in 2011MY?

Hey guys:

For reasons that I don't really want to go into, I need to make a repair on the center arm rest (center console cover).

I have a 2011 Overland. I have the light beige interior. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement HIDs, 11 Overland

In general, I try (hard) to stay away from China knock-off replacement parts.

I think that I am going to go through the kbcarstuff site, as it indicates that these bulbs are made in Germany ......
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement HIDs, 11 Overland

Awesome: thank you for the clarification//closure.

I am going to be replacing the pair on my 11 O'land; and I understand what you are getting at for the installation (ref: tetris).

I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 580
Posted By Robey5
Re: Replacement HIDs, 11 Overland

If I may....

What did you end up doing?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Overland with headlight issue

Thank you for the part number.

I do not want to "one-up" anyone, but I grabbed my manual and took a quick look at the manual, and it says the following:

Headlamp - High Intensity Discharge...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-14-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2011 Overland with headlight issue

Ok --

I appreciate it; I just did a quick look on the interweb --

HID Xenon Lighting D1S 35W T3 PK32D2 4200K | Light Exports...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By Robey5
2011 Overland with headlight issue

I have been using the search function, but I cannot seem to find a good "how to" posting, or DIY repair outlined on this board.

So: my left head light (on the 2011 O'land) is shining a nice red...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-29-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,894
Posted By Robey5
Re: Airbag Warning Sticker Removal

It has been a long (*LONG*) time since I have been over here on the board, but I have to give props to the OP for this mod.

I have the stickers on my 11MY O'land. I am going to use a hairdryer...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,618
Posted By Robey5
Re: Turn off text BT on Uconnect?

Geeeez. Good to hear that the new radios are able to handle SMS (as advertised) - but the 730N from years previous *still* do not have an updated SW to even make this work.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-05-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,447
Posted By Robey5
Re: self leveling shocks

I too have the QL and love it. Loaded up with a peak capacity trailer, the truck had no problem pulling and performing the level loading task.

I recommend the QL system - you will not be upset. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-01-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,414
Posted By Robey5
Re: I want to change my grille...first

Both links are the same: $430...

I am in the same place you are: it looks sweet, but not $430 sweet...
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 01-25-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By Robey5
04 Liberty running issues after warm

Hey all:

Got a buddy who is experiencing some issues with his 04.

From what he has told me: when cold, it runs OK. After it warms up, the engine will not go over 2000 RPM. Engine will run,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,870
Posted By Robey5
Re: Facination with chrome on the WK2

I am going to chime in here, as a fan of balance.

If I had the time (and I do not) - I would take the chrome off of the mirrors and grille on my Overland, as well as the rear 'brow'. (Does...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By Robey5
Re: Thule (or other manufacturer) hitch rack questions

Jake -

I have used the Thule hitch mount bike rack - for 2 bikes - for about 8 years.

It (mine) does have a "tilt" function, which helps a little bit to access the cargo area of the Jeep....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,817
Posted By Robey5
Re: Jeep = Worst of the autoshow

These types of "journalists" need to take a rest on the keyboard. The "title" of SRT is misleading, and the author misses the point that the new design of the front clip was only intended to freshen...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-10-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Robey5
Re: Going Home on Nav

Mine is programed with "HOME" at the entrance to our subdivision, over a mile away - this is more to deter the DBs who will record the addy of your home with out thinking about the registration in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,878
Posted By Robey5
Re: CHR550 LOCKPICK issues no rear cam frozen menu

Subscribed....

I have had to "reboot" the lock pick for the 3rd time about a week ago, and I am interested in knowing what the new SW flash will do to fix this issue.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By Robey5
Re: Leather Seat Quality Experience MY 2013

Conditioner for leathers: a debate for sure.

I have found that if it is used once in a while, you are OK. In my past cars where I used ziano conditioner once in a while, I had decent luck with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By Robey5
Re: Leather Seat Quality Experience MY 2013

My 11 Overland is not getting holes in the leather. BUT - I am not very happy with the wear pattern that has resulted. I have had the drivers seat cover replaced under warranty at 25k due to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,147
Posted By Robey5
Re: Disabled 2013 Limited Seat Belt Chime

Oh man; I really appreciate this - I applied it to my 11, and it rid me of the incrediblly annoying chime for when I have something (not a person) in my passenger seat while driving --- thank you!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: time for new tires

I think that AT is a little more fitting to my driving habits. I had a set of Michelin LTX on a past jeep, and they seemed pretty good. However I think that comparing a XJ to my WK2 is comparing...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By Robey5
WK2: time for new tires

Hello all:

Today - I am going to cross 43k miles on the odo; I think that I am not going to be able to put off a tire purchase much longer. The Michelin Latitude set are going to need to be...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-14-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Robey5
Re: Problem with my radio

I am unsure of the radio that you have; but I suspect it is a 430N.

I have had problems with my Blackberry connecting as well at times. I "deleted" the device on both my 730N and "deleted"...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-07-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Robey5
Shift selector council cleaning

Hey all:

This morning, I was in a bit of a hurry to leave the house and had some of my drink (lemonade; don't ask) spill in the area where the shift selector is.

Fortunately - the spill size...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,786
Posted By Robey5
Re: Adaptive Headrests

I may or may not have worked for the supplier that developed that adaptive head rest mechanism. There is a way to reset them, but in doing so, you will have to remove the leather trim portion -...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-06-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,603
Posted By Robey5
Re: Lockpick install writeup

"had to reset my lockpick also due to a recent trip to the indian reservation..."

Interesting... don't know why the trip to the reservation was linked to you having to re-set it.
...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-06-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,352
Posted By Robey5
Re: Miles per tank range - anyone tracking?

I get just under 400 on average. I typically fill up around 1/8th of a tank, and put in around 21 gallons. Im about 50% highway; WK2 Hemi.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 5.7 L Oil Pressure with Mobile 1

I will second moosehead's comments: your vitals look OK.
While warm, with M1....

At idle: ~30psi
At a stop sign: ~30psi
At 35MPH: ~48-50psi
at 'highway speed': ~50-55psi

I wouldn't be too...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,233
Posted By Robey5
Re: Power Sunroof

42k miles. Got the pano in the O-land. Had a drain channel problem, rain leaked on the passenger A-pillar trim. It rained very hard to force this failure. The D-ship repaired the improperly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-21-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 5.7 L Oil Pressure with Mobile 1

From what I understand, the door "cover" is there for the V6 guys, but the door "cover" is not there for us Hemi guys. I too wouldn't mind adding the door cover.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-20-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,598
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 5.7 L Oil Pressure with Mobile 1

I went to M1 at about the same time (~2500 miles) in my Hemi. I just passed 41k in my truck.

I've noticed that the pressure seems low (in the same ranges as yours), but this also is the first...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-14-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By Robey5
Re: Gotta love my radio glitching...

You have a 730N?

I too have a similar complaint about the Ipod connection - where it will be unable to recognize that the Ipod is connected. This is my second 730 radio, and neither are quick on...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By Robey5
Re: SMS and 730N

Yes, Tybalt39 - anything is possible.

The problem here is that the market of enthusiasts is kind of limited; as the truck is above $40k, and the number of 730N radios is not nearly as large as...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-13-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By Robey5
Re: Winch

Man that thing looks sweet. Unfortunately, I would never use a winch except in very rare occasion, so it would be a complete waste for me to get one of those.

On the flip side, I do have a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-12-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,589
Posted By Robey5
Re: SMS and 730N

It is rather disappointing that the 730N a) does not currently work in sending/reading/receiving SMS and b) likely will never work as it is/was supposed to.

I am assuming that the 730N would just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-07-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,263
Posted By Robey5
Re: What are you towing?

andyh:

Funny you mention that. When I turned the truck off, and didn't put the tri-pod support down, while loading up, it looked like the truck was popping a wheelie.

Likewise, when I took...
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