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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-29-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,339
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Anyone else with a MY2012 a bit dissapointed about the My2014 being available in

I was a little surprised by some of the reactions here when I read the list of changes.

Trade in your JGC because the new one has power folding mirrors?!?

What am I missing here?

My...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-21-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,703
Posted By Jpjr
Re: GAUGING interest in adding SRT8 Brembos to your wk2?

I would be interested in purchasing the bracket kit. All of the other parts are available on multiple sites. I've upgraded brakes to Brembos before on other cars. It's a very straightforward process...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-01-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,554
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Owned the Overland 1 year now

Just hit a year with mine as well. So far, so good. I would buy the exact same truck with the same options as a 2012 today if I were in the market...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-03-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Jpjr
Re: This is painful to watch - NSFW

painful, yes... but NSFW?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,496
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Rack Attack Rails & Yakima Roof Rack - Pics

I just can't process surgury for this. Drilling not only risks water but also rust. Guess I'm not as adventurous on this.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-14-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 37,991
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Winch Mount and bumper

If getting this thing moving without a brush guard makes the most sense, I would just ask that the designer be thoughtful when designing so that a general aftermarket brush guard can still be used. I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 37,991
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Winch Mount and bumper

Here are my subjective opinonated recommendations:

1. Forget about notching the crossmember. As soon as I hear cutting aka permanently modifying aka blowing the warranty aka insurance issues I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-09-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Anyone have a front bumper guard? Stainless/Chrome?

not a big fan either. with that much function over form (looks very bulky) they overcompensated with all the fancy chrome. i'm looking for something like this but not on steroids.. more like a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-08-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Jpjr
Anyone have a front bumper guard? Stainless/Chrome?

Looking for insight, recommendations, pics. Thanks.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-07-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,021
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Do I need the clear bra or no?

I used it on the hood, but messed up the piece for the front bumper. The fit was very poor for both the hood and bumper. The company I used, Invisible Mask, promised a replacement at cost but...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-31-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,693
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Rhino hitch step installed - pics!

yep, could have save $24 on Amazon for chrome but couldn't find it on there until you posted the link. oh well.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-31-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,693
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Rhino hitch step installed - pics!

Just ordered a chrome one for my white overland off ebay for $149 shipped. They were out of stock at the link cited above.

Thanks for a great idea.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Just in time for xmas - 800hp JGC!

What is? Xmas? It appears to be spelled correctly?

(I prefer to discuss the 800hp Jeep here...assuming you were referring to the widely accepted meaning of Xmas and not its spelling.)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-27-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Just in time for xmas - 800hp JGC!

let's keep the repost posts going guys! c'mon, take the time...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-24-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Jpjr
Just in time for xmas - 800hp JGC!

http://www.autoblog.com/2011/12/24/hennessey-rolls-out-800-hp-twin-turbo-jeep-grand-cherokee/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Can you stream video from Iphone 4S in Jeep?

something not adding up. you can blutooth audio easily must be some way to get iphone vids to the rhr. guess i'll keep waiting. thanks.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-14-2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jpjr
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-05-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,916
Posted By Jpjr
Re: How to tie down a Christmas tree?

ditto - embarrasing with the tree yesterday. even the new car like ford explorer next to me had functional stock roof rails...

need to find some aftermarket rails asp.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-11-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Dog Barriers

I thought you were going National Lampoons Vacation with this one. The old leash on the bumper method.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-07-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Noob with Iphones - help!

thanks guys great info
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Jpjr
Noob with Iphones - help!

Searched. Own an Overland with RHR.

I just got my wife an Iphone 4s and have no idea how the thing works with the Jeep, with the exception of figuring out the Bluetooth.

For perspective, I'm...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,735
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Does back seat headrest go up and down?

thanks guys - i wanted to raise the passenger side rear seat head rest to better accamdate my kid's car seat. it pinches the head rest and bugs me. guess i just have to live with it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-05-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,735
Posted By Jpjr
Does back seat headrest go up and down?

Can't get mine to budge... thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-18-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,143
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Summit grille installed on my stone white

i have a stone white and would like to get the summit grille... but i can't get over how silly it is for them to not offer a chrome mesh for the lower bumper grille. whenever that becomes available...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-03-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Jpjr
Re: White Gold popularity and a few new color questions

guys no i don't like white gold but don't weigh my opinion.. that's all it is an opinion. i am sure a thousand people don't like my stone white but i do and that's all that matters. just having fun...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-31-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,460
Posted By Jpjr
Re: White Gold popularity and a few new color questions

We used to have the kahki cherokee (2008) and it was arguably the best color I'd ever seen on a Jeep. I would have reordered that color in a heart beat but took a look at the alternative... white...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-06-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,266
Posted By Jpjr
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-01-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,658
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Important new TSB for 2011 5.7L owners

If the TSB was just released I doubt they have been providing it for months. You probably just encountered a dealer blowing hot ignorance in your face.

I also think it's relatively easy to get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-24-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,129
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Replacing chrome door strips with SRT8 GC badges

if the overland came like that i would be looking for the part to remove the letters and adding the chrome ;)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-01-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,405
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Grease from one CV Joint ?

if it makes you feel any better... they will probably just replace the entire axle/shaft rather than exert the skill and energy necessary to repack the boot lol.

i see where you are coming from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 885
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Wk2 2K11, or wait?

At this point in the year I would go for a discounted 2011 or wait for 2012. The decision would be easy (2012) except that essentially nothing has changed so you are going to get the same product you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-30-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,405
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Grease from one CV Joint ?

my two cents -

if the boot is not cracked or damaged it is perfectly fine. the only thing to do would be to check the clamp(s) that secure the boot to make sure they are not loose.

as stated...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-30-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By Jpjr
Re: I have to admit it...

i agree with you these features were immensely important to my wife but not to me.. now all of the sudden i can't remember life without them.

another one - lowering the vehicle at egress. it...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-15-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,595
Posted By Jpjr
Re: 22 inch srt8 reps!!

22" is so obnoxious. I respect anyone who pulls it off lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,850
Posted By Jpjr
Re: 2012 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

IMO, the announcement would have been much more significant had they made interior changes rather than exterior.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-07-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Summit White/Saddle Int.

this is not a summit, but a great looking ride
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-05-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,173
Posted By Jpjr
Re: New transmission to have 9 speeds?

Have you attempted to use that transmission in your Jeep?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-03-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,170
Posted By Jpjr
Re: SCANDALOUS!!! 20" Wheels AND Trail Rated?!?!

Regardless of the badge, not using 20" wheels isn't a marketing decision on the part of Jeep. (Although I can't explain the 70th) It's a decision to be taken seriously. I mean, who hits the trails...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,364
Posted By Jpjr
Re: Buy now or wait for 2012

The 8speed tranny will not be out until 2013 for the non-SRT correct?

I don't think you should wait now that you can get a Jeep relatively quickly. But you can't lose either way. Not much new for...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-24-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,312
Posted By Jpjr
Re: My new Stone White Overland

stone white is the best color available. hands down.
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