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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-21-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By overlander
Re: Huge Disappointment!

I agree with the shitty dealer part but yes any new vehicle might have problems but nothing catastrophic like this I have ever seen which leaves my vehicle undriveable. This is the 8th new vehicle I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-14-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 12,723
Posted By overlander
Re: It's Official, I Regret My Purchase

I am having a lot of problems with my WK2 as well it is currently in the shop due to a cracked "faulty manufactured" radiator at 10,000km and this was just one of the many problems I've had. I won't...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-12-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By overlander
Re: Huge Disappointment!

I wish mine was a simple broken hose clamp, but nope! The damn thing cracked. :(
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-12-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By overlander
Re: Huge Disappointment!

Here's a pic of it on my drive way, it leaked all the way to the dealer and god knows how long it has been leaking before I noticed it. :mad:

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h215/bkao88/photo.jpg
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-12-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By overlander
Huge Disappointment!

Picked up the Overland last November, first the parking brake light on dash kept turning on while I was driving along with tire pressure sensor light even though the pressures were fine, got that...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-05-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,292
Posted By overlander
Re: "Offroad Edition" Concept // Dark Charcoal

I would also like to know where I can get that grille! I am going for the same look. I was just going to 3m wrap the mirrors black and the door/window pieces as well then that grille would be the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,050
Posted By overlander
Re: Dealer rust, paint, fabric protection?

Yes please don't get at dealer, it's just extra profit they try to get out of you. My dealer asked for $12,00 for the whole package on my Overland. I had it done for $100 (paid my friend who is a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-04-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By overlander
Re: Dash Display Malfunction?

LOL Sorry a Parking Brake is what I meant, yes mine is also a foot pedal but when you depress it the (!)(P) light comes on, I do not have a light on my dash that says "BRAKE". Maybe this is a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-27-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,157
Posted By overlander
Re: !$^@&W%&#*#@^!@^@&% jeep !@^$@^

Wow I had the same problem, battery was fine but when I jumped in my vehicle with the key fob in hand it kept saying "Key Not Detected" when I hit the START button. Came back with the spare key fob...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-26-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By overlander
Re: Dash Display Malfunction?

Seriously? I will do that right now but how the two are related is beyond me.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-24-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,739
Posted By overlander
Dash Display Malfunction?

Was driving today and I noticed when I fired up the vehicle I heard a "beep" identical to the sound it makes when you select a new terrain mode and for some reason on my dash the (!)(P) lit up which...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-19-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By overlander
Re: Bwoody Short Ram Intake?

Just place an order as well :D Love the color options Bwoody offers, SICK!!!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-19-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,383
Posted By overlander
Bwoody Short Ram Intake?

Just discovered this today while ordering the Bwoody sway bar links.

http://bwoodyperformance.com/product_info.php?products_id=544

Has anyone purchased these? How is the sound/gains/noticeable...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-13-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,304
Posted By overlander
Re: "Stop Changing Your Oil" Breaking the 3,000-Mile Habit

I had my first oil change done at 2000kms as directed by the dealer. but after I took it in they wrote in my log book the next oil change is at 22,000 kms, which is a 20,000 km interval. Even on my...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-14-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By overlander
Re: Mopar CAI

I was almost going to consider that but my local dealer doesn't even carry the slush mats yet LOL besides only suckers pay dealer prices.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-14-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By overlander
Re: Mopar CAI

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/pdf/2011_wk2_accessories_03.pdf

Go to page 8/8, it's there so I know it exists but no one seems to carry it :(
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-14-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By overlander
Mopar CAI

I am just one of the many people on here waiting for a CAI! I know Mopar has one out, has anyone installed it? I will still buy the K&N or AFE one when it comes out but who know when that will be....
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-06-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,490
Posted By overlander
Re: Pedal Dress Up Kit and Splash Guards

Yea I tried the brake pedal for about an hour with boiling water and gloves and a screw driver, I gave up gonna try again tomorrow lol.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-04-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 60,955
Posted By overlander
Re: Pictures!!

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h215/bkao88/jeep/photo2.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h215/bkao88/jeep/photo5.jpg

http://i65.photobucket.com/albums/h215/bkao88/jeep/photo4.jpg
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-02-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,246
Posted By overlander
Re: Biggest Disappointment

-The infamous "shudder" issue it's getting really annoying.
-The cup holder area doesn't have wood grain same with the shift knob like it was in the brochure I was shown at the dealership. (False...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By overlander
Re: Royal Purpe Oil Filter Question

yes the intervals are too big if I remember correctly my benz gets oil change every 15,000km but that's on an AMG engine anything over that is not good. I think I'll change it every 8k can't hurt...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-01-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By overlander
Re: Royal Purpe Oil Filter Question

Yikes that Fram filter one looks like a disaster! These are very useful links, much appreciated. I will still go with the RP/PureOne though it's more expensive but hey you get what you pay for I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-29-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By overlander
Re: Royal Purpe Oil Filter Question

Ugh I used to use Fram... Did not know that they used cardboard. I wanted the RP filter because I was using RP oil just figured it would be better to use the filter from the same company BUT this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-29-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By overlander
Re: Royal Purpe Oil Filter Question

I've called just about every shop/distributor in my city looking for the filter no one seems to carry it or point me in the right direction lol they just carry the oil not the filter. Seems like it's...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-28-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By overlander
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-28-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,330
Posted By overlander
Royal Purpe Oil Filter Question

Going with the 5w20 RP oil but on their website there is no filter for the new wk2. Was wondering if the wk RP filter will work in the wk2? Part #20-820
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-27-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,062
Posted By overlander
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a GO!

Will the SRT8 have QuadraLift as well? I know it's going to have a harder tuned suspension for the street but I hope the off-road capabilities will match the Overland :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By overlander
Re: Who got loaners from their dealer?

I think it was a service C but I got a discount because I'm friends with the service manager he's the only one I deal with there. They tried charging me $15 for the batteries in my key fob once...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By overlander
Re: Who got loaners from their dealer?

Actually my last oil change at jeep was about $75 (the one they overfilled LOL) and at MB was $112 (09 CLS63 AMG). There is still a difference yes but not horrifying.
My reply was simply because he...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-26-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By overlander
Re: Who got loaners from their dealer?

You do have a point BUT if I pay 50K for an overland vs paying 50K for a MB or Lexus, why do I get offered the services from MB/Lexus but not Jeep if I am paying the same if not more for the Jeep?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-26-2010, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,413
Posted By overlander
Re: Who got loaners from their dealer?

My dealer didn't usually do loaners but I told the salesman the reason I am buying the car is because I need it delivered before snow fall hits because my current vehicle could not be driven in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-26-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,062
Posted By overlander
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a GO!

Haha yeah I was one of the first in my city to buy the Overland but I got a decent price when I did some comparisons to what others paid in my city. As for the new SRT8 I really hope it wont break...
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 11-26-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 29,239
Posted By overlander
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 - My first PhotoChopped Render

WOW that looks awesome, much better than the current wk2. No chrome mirrors, door handles and that ugly ass chrome strip that says Grand Cherokee on the sides too.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,687
Posted By overlander
Re: Shudder--Do all GC's have it?

2500km so far on the overland hemi and don't think i have any "shudder". but then again i don't completely understand this "shudder" what causes it?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By overlander
Re: 2500km, smoke on start up?!?!

Yeah when I had my oil change done there I was in and out maybe half hour tops and some of that time my car spent sitting there waiting because there were a few cars ahead of me, it's basically a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-25-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By overlander
2500km, smoke on start up?!?!

There seems to be a huge puff of smoke that comes out the exhaust when I start the car sometimes, I know it's oil by the smell of it and it's not coolant. I haven't even gone over 3500rpm on the car...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-24-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,838
Posted By overlander
Re: Rearlift Froze and Won't Open

I had the same problem again today but this time I noticed it's just snow/ice build-up on the exterior of the car between the bumper and the rear gate. I chipped it off with my window brush (don't...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-24-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 25,062
Posted By overlander
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a GO!

I spoke to my local dealer today (largest one in western Canada), I was told it will be a 6.4L and it will be around 500HP+ and would be released some time next late summer. I asked the sales manager...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 11-23-2010, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,168
Posted By overlander
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee "Off Road Edition"

I called a bunch of places no one seems to carry plasti dip but one store recommended this.

http://www.krylon.com/products/fusion_for_plastic/

Went and bought a bottle, pics soon!
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 11-21-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,168
Posted By overlander
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee "Off Road Edition"

wow that stuff looks great, and it doesn't crack in extreme conditions! i think im going to try the spray on my mirrors/grille. how does it work? and does it require prep work?
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