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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Part # for rear brow Bracket??...

Scott...do the brackets come with new cameras as well, or just a place for mounting the existing camera?? I ask, due to the fact that I don't need another camera, just a new Bracket that is ready to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Part # for rear brow Bracket??...

If the replacement Bracket comes with a new Brow from Jeep dealer, and anyone has a new Bracket leftover from the kit (that is for a 2012 Overland w/Rear Cam)...let me know & we can work something...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Part # for rear brow Bracket??...

@jgc4ever...Thanks, but I do not need a new Brow...what I need is a new Bracket that the Brow attaches to (the Black plastic behind the Brow).

@Scott...if I understand you correctly, you are...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By MichiganFan
Question Part # for rear brow Bracket??...

So was doing an inspection of my 2012 WK2 Overland and noticed that the rear brow seemed to be pulling away from the tailgate on the driver's-side near the tail lamp. Upon closer inspection (that...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-26-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,230
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Project "MAKO" w/LED DRL strips installed!!!

Installation was completed with 3M doubled-sided tape (included on the strips) to the bottom of headlamp housings. FYI...it's a very tight fit under there...they almost didn't fit...lol! ;)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-26-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,230
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Project "MAKO" w/LED DRL strips installed!!!

More pics...slightly different angle. ;)

http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/10981-albums264-picture2458.jpg

http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/10981-albums264-picture2459.jpg
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-26-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,230
Posted By MichiganFan
Smile Project "MAKO" w/LED DRL strips installed!!!

Had some spare time recently, so thought I'd experiment with some LED DRL strips a buddy gave me. After many hours of playing around with them, the following is the result...
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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-22-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,956
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Matte Black Jeep

I think the grille and rear brow make for a nice contrast. I'd recommend just blacking out the mesh behind the grille and tinting the tail lights & headlights (or getting a set of blacked out...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-07-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,017
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Introducing..."Project MAKO"!!!...(More pics)...

Just thought I post up a few more pics for you all...ENJOY!! :D

http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/10981-albums264-picture2379.jpg

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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-07-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,017
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Introducing..."Project MAKO"!!!...(pics)...

Speedo has been fine, better than with the 32" Hankooks (275/55/r20's)...it was showing about 3mph slower than actual with the Hankooks...so if I wanted to do 75mph, I had to keep Speedo at 72mph or...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-07-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,017
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Introducing..."Project MAKO"!!!...(pics)...

Everything has been functioning very well...roughly 500+ miles on the new setup & no issues to-date...no rubbing or anything (I've been checking for marks regularly, just in case). Of course, I...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-28-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 22" wheels and AT tires

Look for "Project Mako" in Member Rides-Showoff forum...pics are in there.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-25-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,799
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Add driving lights to WK2's two open spots in bumper?

Just to chime in...I'm looking into the Vision X "VX-2ION" halogen Fog Lamp kit...it's 5"W x 2"H x 3"D in size (gotta re-measure the bumper openings), but the best Fog Lamp combo's are Regular bulbs...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-22-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,017
Posted By MichiganFan
Smile Re: Introducing..."Project MAKO"!!!...(pics)...

...another couple of pics...


http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/10981-albums264-picture2377.jpg


http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/10981-albums264-picture2375.jpg


:thumbsup:
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-22-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,017
Posted By MichiganFan
Smile Introducing..."Project MAKO"!!!...(pics)...

This has been roughly 1 1/2 yrs in the works, a lot of researching & a lot of waiting and decision making (with some help from the wife). Now it has finally started to come together, there are a few...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-21-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,247
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Euro specifications?

As far as I'm concerned...I'd rather deal with wiring myself, than go to dealer to get re-programming done...lol
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-20-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By MichiganFan
Smile Coming soon!!!..."Project Mako"...

...that's right, "Big Blue" is getting a HUGE personality upgrade...currently underway & coming this Weekend, to a forum near you...so stay tuned!!! :D

I will be introducing a new part for the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-12-2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,247
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Euro specifications?

BUMP...any updates??
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-01-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,825
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Bushwacker Fender Flares WK2

I think I'd rather have the extended flares from the new 2014 Trailhawk concept...they'd be OEM and I think they'd have a cleaner look to them...JMHO.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-21-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,915
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Factory reproduction 22x10 and 305's

Might want to check out this thread:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/new-pair-of-sneakers-50336.html

...he's running 305/40/r22's (same tires & size I'll be upgrading to in the future)!!
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-28-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,454,346
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I have a prediction...

Provided that the front clip, rear hatch & lights are interchangeable between the '11-'13 and '14...I foresee owners swapping exterior parts.

If you like the new bits...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,454,346
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

@ ChevyBoy



Yes, I'm aware that tape surrounds the HL, masking the LED's. But I was referring to the 2 small horizontal strips below the inner portion of the HL's about 2-3" long (see...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,454,346
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Just in case anyone isn't following the other thread about "Autoblog"...

How's this for a possible "cleaned-up" render of what is going on behind that black tape on the headlights?

Keep in mind...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 20,692
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: New 2014 Spy Pics on Autoblog

How's this for a possible "cleaned-up" render of what is going on behind that black tape on the headlights, keep in mind the "black" under the headlights near the grill appears to be a plastic-insert...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,454,346
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Marlon JB2 or ChevyBoy,

If you will, please provide comment on the following spy pic (below)...it appears that the front clip in this pic is fairly different than those in the most recent pics,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-26-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 20,692
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: New 2014 Spy Pics on Autoblog

Like I posted elsewhere...

If this IS in fact the final production version...Eck! No thanks! I'll keep my 2012 Overland. I like the new headlights, but the new front fascia is ugly...they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-26-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,454,346
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

@ Autoblog article

If this IS in fact the final production version...Eck! No thanks! I'll keep my 2012 Overland. I like the new headlights, but the new front fascia is ugly...they apparently...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 11-16-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,224
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2013 White Altitude build. ATTITUDE!

@ Tussle,

Hey man...looking good!...those are the exact tires (model, size, etc) that I have been planning on putting on my Overland 4x4...just looking for wheels to match (still looking), not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-02-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Lets discuss 22" tires....

Scott...if I understand you correctly, there were no problems related to running the 305/40's other than with the Lowering Kit?? Am I correct to assume that my Overland won't have any issues with...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-02-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,976
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Srt8 wheels on overland

Correction...the WK1 SRT is staggered, but the new WK2 SRT has 20x10 all around, it is not staggered. So if you have a WK2 Overland you should be fine fitment-wise (if you used the correct size...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-01-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,489
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: More Tire Blues

Sorry...but I have to disagree. I have 275/55/20's installed and when I pass a Radar trailer near construction zones, if my Speedo reads 70mph the Radar sign will read 73mph...therefore I'm...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-01-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,578
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Lets discuss 22" tires....

I have to agree with Scott on the 305/40/22's. I've been doing some research of my own on tire options for when I perform an upgrade myself...and while I was going to stay with 20's and change to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-23-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,858
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: FYI...Pics of 2012 Overland w/Hankook Ventus ST's 275/55/r20...

Update!!...Tires are still doing great! We've been on road trips & off-road with the tires...even scrubbed a couple curbs (lol)...with no issues whatsoever, not even any curb rash on tires or rims. ...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-28-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,942
Posted By MichiganFan
Thumbs up Overland OEM 20's w/ Black Accents...

...the option the factory should have designed & offered!!! :thumbsup:


http://i1145.photobucket.com/albums/o512/Sn0wRaptor/Misc/JeepOEM20inBlackAccents.jpg


What do you all think?? :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-07-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12,492
Views: 1,454,346
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I think the next question on everybody's mind, regarding the 2014 updates, is something to the tune of...

Will any of the changes be able to be adapted to any of the '11-'13 models (ie; fascias,...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,083
Posted By MichiganFan
Re: Got Some New Shoes

Looking at those pics...I feel like I've been staring at the strobe lights from last night's party for too long :huh: ...lol.

J/K...nice job! :thumbsup:
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-30-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,094
Posted By MichiganFan
Talking Re: Am I the only one?

Nope :)...I'm mirroring you on the south end...it's SpringBreak time down here...so, you know...gotta entertain the visitors with some shenanigans from the locals (on ALL levels...PK to OR2)...lol!! ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By MichiganFan
Question Umm...new PCM's can sense viscosity, so we can't run Mobil 1 Syn Oil???...

...since when??!!! :confused:

Took JGC into dealer again today for followup regarding CEL alert and one of the Svc Mgr's asked me if an oil change had been performed recently & what oil was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-18-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By MichiganFan
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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-15-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By MichiganFan
Unhappy FYI...CEL on solid @ approx 15k...appt set for 130pm today...

Yup...hit the road today, to take wife to doctor (she drove), and CEL came on solid about 10mins into trip (trip was 1.5hrs one way)...called dealer Svc Dept & they advised that as long as it wasn't...
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