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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,888
Posted By scostuart
Re: Water pump already ?

Sorry.....by Indy...I meant independent mechanic (non-dealership)....I live on the East Coast of Florida.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,888
Posted By scostuart
Re: Water pump already ?

I initially took my truck in for oil change and spark plugs at 32k at my Indy mechanic. He noted water pump leakage and tranny output shaft seal leaking.

...........Soooooo, I dropped off my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-26-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,888
Posted By scostuart
Re: Water pump already ?

How did you notice the pump wasn't properly installed?
Just curious, so when I double check the work done by dealership, I know what to look at and check to make sure it is done right.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,888
Posted By scostuart
Re: Water pump already ?

My 2013 v8 starting leaking from water pump @ 32k miles. Guess I got lucky?
Also transmission output shaft seal leaking.

Making an appt tomorrow.


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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-06-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By scostuart
Re: Flasher relay? Virtual Relay?

I think it was roughly 1.8 inches long (48mm) is about the max. length.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-06-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By scostuart
Re: Flasher relay? Virtual Relay?

The proper sized bulbs are out there on Ebay. If I remember, I purchased a set from VLeds that fit but with having to find a spot to drill for their big resistors, I sent them back.

I can't...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-13-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

With a rating of 2500 lumens/bulb, that is bright. Comparatively, OSRAM "Night breaker unlimited" bulbs rated at ~ 1850 luminous flux/bulb.

A 55watt halogen bulb rates at ~1500 lumens.
...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

cworthem,

Another great option is JW Speaker model 6145....in depth thread on this forum about these....though they are not cheap. Although they are roughly 5000k.

Scottina06,

I think...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-05-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By scostuart
Re: Flasher relay? Virtual Relay?

I was going to do the switchbacks as well with the led decoders. I'm not really a fan of the resistors.

So I didn't do the project since the decoders didn't work. If your project works, keep us...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-04-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By scostuart
Re: Flasher relay? Virtual Relay?

I went through 3 different vendors on Ebay for the LED decoders about a year ago.....none of the them worked.....just FYI.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-03-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By scostuart
Re: Flasher relay? Virtual Relay?

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/resistors-vs-led-electronic-flashers-69159.html
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-02-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

5k......had to solder the headlights and connectors for JW fogs
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-01-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

fanless



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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-01-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,215
Posted By scostuart
Re: Black Grille Rings (Painted from Mopar) now available!

OMASRT8

Clean job.....your truck is badass!
:D
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

So I've had the LEDs in now for 6 months, replaced both the halogen high and low bulbs....no issues what so ever. Like I stated originally, had to lower the beams on low headlights. Great...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-01-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
What Jdebler said.......I followed his prior...

What Jdebler said.......I followed his prior posts for soldering and did my install......thanks Jdebler!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-31-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Double check my post up top about H11 separate...

Double check my post up top about H11 separate connectors amd soldering.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-31-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-31-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Working great still.
Went with the bulbs I posted pics of....fanless with built in driver.

$70 a pair on Ebay.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-19-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

I have a 2013 Laredo x....no Hid, no DRL. I have separates for high and low beam halogens.

Replaced both high and low beam halogens with the LEDs. Simple install. Just remove air filter...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-18-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Purchased on Ebay.....do a search for....

Hid Replace Waterproof Integrated LED Headlight Lamp Conversion Kit H11 H8 H9 6K

You will have to order separately an H11 connector so you can...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

http://www.jeepgarage.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=39919&thumb=1&d=1400447364 (http://www.jeepgarage.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=39919&d=1400447364)

No flickers, no fans, no worries so...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-15-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

JDebler,

"There is less of a cutoff and you can see this in the pics above. It may be because the LED lights fire vertically from one spot instead of the entire length of the bulb. I definitely...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-19-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

For those of us without HIDs, I'm pretty happy with these. Replaced high beam and low beams and these are a pretty close match to my JW Speaker led fogs.

Waiting to see what the reliability...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Company I ordered from sent me 9005 (high beam) instead of H11. So I slapped them in and was very happy with results vs halogen bulbs.

H11s were ordered and on the way. Hopefully installed by...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-31-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

silvermax04

Well, I didn't see the obvious that you were going to use this for fog replacements. I swapped out my halogen fogs for JW Speaker Leds some time ago.

I wanted these LEDs for...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-29-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Raptor Rage,

Looks good.
Did your set have the existing H11 connectors or did you have to piecemeal like silvermax04?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-23-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Nice!......Keep us posted on how the LEDS...

Nice!......Keep us posted on how the LEDS workout. I hope these are better than stocker halogens.

Thanks for being the pioneer on these type of bulbs.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-23-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Sweet!
Which company did you decide to order from?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-18-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

... ...as previous post...just google...LED Headlight 2,400LM 20W 6000K H8/H9/H11

Here are the specs:

Built-in LED drive
100% Waterproof IP68
None fan
Supports Plug-and-play function...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 20,336
Posted By scostuart
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

39919

Latest generation.....no fans and internal driver.
Rated 6000k with 2400LM.

Anyone else got an tests or further info on these?


On ebay, overseas, alienexpress.com...etc.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,418
Posted By scostuart
Re: Troubled '13 hemi traded for diesel

How many miles were on your 2013 v8?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-15-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By scostuart
Re: Resistors vs led electronic flashers??

I found this from an electronics company that manufactures aftermarket electronic controls for autos.........

"It appears your vehicle may be utilizing a Body Control Module (BCM) or Multifunction...
Forum: Other Rides 12-13-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 8,767
Posted By scostuart
Re: First Impression 2014 BMW X5

I had an 08 e70 straight 6......loved my BMW. Much faster in D/S mode. Only problem was after several years I had high mileage and....out of WARRANTY. Starting costing me $$ in repairs.

I agree,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By scostuart
Re: Resistors vs led electronic flashers??

So why are most on this site doing resistors?

I just starting researching going the led electronic flasher route....is it difficult to replace?...I've seen research that the FL series LED Bulb...
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 12-13-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,653
Posted By scostuart
Re: 2013 Jeep srt8

Clean...........
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,937
Posted By scostuart
Resistors vs led electronic flashers??

It seems that most are using resistors and splicing for their LED exterior conversion lights.....i.e. brake, turn, etc.

What are the cons of installing an electronic flasher that deletes the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-27-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By scostuart
Re: H11 LEDs

Waiting to hear feedback on these as well. If the claims of lumen are true, will be a nice replacement for stocker halogens.

Are projector headlamps required? It appears the layout of the leds on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 34,832
Posted By scostuart
Re: 2011-2013 Foglight upgrade Option

H11 H8 H9 5K CXA | 1 PAIR - LED - Headlights - Bulb Type (http://www.vleds.com/bulb-type/headlights/led/h11-5k-cxa.html)

.....anyone try these LEDs out yet?

Wonder how bright they actually...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 34,832
Posted By scostuart
Re: 2011-2013 Foglight upgrade Option

H11 H8 H9 5K CXA | 1 PAIR - LED - Headlights - Bulb Type (http://www.vleds.com/bulb-type/headlights/led/h11-5k-cxa.html)

Anyone try these yet?

Curious to see actual brightness of bulbs vs...
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