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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-28-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 24,573
Posted By jfrey
Re: Transmission Shudder

I had the same thing on my 12 WK2 Overland 4x4 Hemi. Bought it because of all the great features it had.. Sadly I ended up having to lemon the thing because of this issue. Took it a bunch of times...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-21-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 22,186
Posted By jfrey
Re: If your 8spd trans is rough, put your hand up

My 2012 WK2 with the 65RFE trans was just like this.. Rough to shift, shifting under load was slower than a newbie driving a stick-shift, the trans didn't shift down when I needed to kickdown the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-04-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Anyone interested in picking up a Gibson Exhaust, or Volant CAI please checkout eBay..

The Jeep and I have parted ways and all the mods are on eBay for sale. userid: xplorerdude.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,470
Posted By jfrey
Re: 2014 climate control woes

My `12 has something similar.. Regardless of what mode you leave it on last, the next time you turn it on it will default to feet and defrost mode. PITA
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-01-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,556
Posted By jfrey
Re: 20" Wheel Damage

You want to see bad?? This happened to me a month or so ago when I got my WK2 stuck in mud.

I fixed them by using an airbrush and some Wurth paint.. Its the only paint that matches 100% to our...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,396
Posted By jfrey
Re: MY14 keyfob question

Could someone take a pic of the new MY14 remote so we can all see how it looks? I know for one that I am curious to see it.

THanks! JAmes
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 523
Posted By jfrey
Jeep survives roof collapse!

Looking through a slide show from Weather.com showing the terrible weather on the east coast I noticed a gold laredo that caught my eye.

Funny enough this was in Henrico County, Richmond, VA. I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-26-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 825
Posted By jfrey
Re: Lights turn on when washing the GC

Maybe its a 2012 thing, but if you turn the lights from Auto to OFF the lights do not come on when washing the car.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,032
Posted By jfrey
Re: What kind of trade in numbers are you getting for your WK2?

2012 Jeep WK2 Overland 4x4 Hemi, All the bells and whistles, tow package, Adaptive CC, Pre Collision, Pana Roof, New Saddle, ETC.. 4,500 miles on the clock, no accidents or damage. I was offered...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-09-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,157
Posted By jfrey
65RFE 6spd Hemi 4x4 Trans issues anyone?

I have a WK2 Overland 4x4 with the 5.7 and the dreaded 65RFE trans which has completely killed all my love for my Grand Cherokee.

What bugs me more than anything is its shift happy tendencies...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-20-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Steveo -


The Land Cruiser is a great car, and could easily take the place of my WK2. However my LC is a 1999 and has 145k, the lady doesn't like it, and when going to everyday places seems a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-15-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Exactly! I could not have said it better myself.

It takes the stock exhaust note and raises it just a tad. However, put the throttle down and combined with the Volant, it makes it sound like a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-14-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Here is the update for the exterior sound... No time for fancy intros/credits, just raw footage.

I didn't get a chance earlier this week to film, I have been driving my Toyota Land Cruiser these...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-09-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By jfrey
Lets talk Roof Racks and Cross Bars

Gentlemen -

Im looking to take my WK2 in a month or so to the mountains for some skiing. My last cars (Lex GX470 and Toyo Land Cruiser) both had cross bars and installing a ski adapter was a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-09-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 49,518
Posted By jfrey
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for your WK2?

I traded in a 2012 Ford Mustang 5.0 for it.. The stang was a great car, and faster than a bat out of hell. However, for my lifestyle I knew it wasn't going to work out in the long run.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,250
Posted By jfrey
Re: What kind of "Freebies" did you get from your dealer?

My dealer gave me:

- A full tank of crap gas
- Two Keychains w/ dealer logo and telephone #
- A Jeep Hat (because I said walking the lot in 100+ degree weather was not an option without a hat....
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-06-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Plan on doing that today on my way to work, GoPro is charged and ready! :D
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-04-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Gents, enjoy the following:

Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 Gibson Axel Back - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpU-ywusGgc)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-31-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

BuckeyeSRT... Just for you, I will post THREE videos
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-30-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

GUYS GUYS GUYS!!!

Sorry it's a bit hectic at the moment for me! Between MBA Mid-terms, Work, and having had to fly out to Alabama this past week I've had no time to edit/post videos.

By...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-19-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Cold Case: This weekend I am going up to my friends boat about 40 miles away. I will try both the cruise control and adaptive cruise for you guys.

My history with this exhaust on the freeway...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-18-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

I got the exhaust directly from Gibson Exhaust HQ.. The contact information is below.

My cost for install was $50. -All that is required is to saw-saw off the stock mufflers at the rear...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-18-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Okay guys, after much awaited anticipation, I have good news for you! Last night I drove about 30 miles on the highway and am very excited to say this system is DRONE FREE!
Cruising at speeds...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-17-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

I will have some clips made this weekend for you guys. I actually had made one last night using my GoPro Hero however dumb me was covering the mic as I drove, so the sound is completely muffled. ...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-17-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Affirmative on the double wall tips!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-17-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

I will be driving a nice 30 mile stretch of highway this evening. When I come back home ill let you (and everyone else) know how it sounds.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-16-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Okay here we go! Pictures first! The exhaust comes in stainless steel or aluminum. Both emit the same exhaust tone, fyi.
...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-16-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Pics & Video will be coming soon.. The only pictures I have handy are on my blackberry and they are less than sufficient. So I will be taking more pictures this evening for you guys.

Improved...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-16-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

GUYS!!!!

Sorry for the delay, Monday was a bit crazy for me.

Ok let the story begin! Installation is very easy, especially if you have a lift to use. I took mine to my trusty muffler shop...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-15-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By jfrey
Re: Kickdown not working properly?

My whole deal was the light in front of me turned yellow, and with the speed I was driving decided to just drop the pedal down rather than have to slam on the brakes.

Well... I went through a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-15-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By jfrey
Kickdown not working properly?

Hey Guys -

Just yesterday I noticed my Hemi isn't kicking down when you mash the accl. pedal to the ground. Rather than kicking the transmission into a much lower gear and revving itself into the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-13-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

Be patient guys, we soon will be hearing it!

Monday I will be going to the muffler shop for install!!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

GUESS WHAT GUYS!!! ... After what seemed like a year of waiting, guess what Fedex brought me??

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj243/freysa4/JEEP%20WK2/PhotoOct1253823PM.jpg...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-11-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,074
Posted By jfrey
Re: What grade of fuel do you use?

Speaking of cheap gas, if only that was true today!

I just filled my Wk2 with 91 oct yesterday.. Gas here in Socal is 4.93/gal. Thats the cheapest place within a 15 mile radius.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-11-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

^^^ No haha! However my Volant CAI arrived last night! So that was a nice little surprise when I arrived from work.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-10-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 16,014
Posted By jfrey
Re: Gibson Exhaust ORDERED

I called Robert yesterday afternoon... According to him I should have it by the weekend!

Being that it is a fairly new system they are on a "build by order" basis, hence the long wait.

But...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-08-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,910
Posted By jfrey
Re: True Beauty of Mineral Grey

When I bought mine they had just taken delivery of it and I told them if they put a front license plate bracket on it I WOULD NOT buy it.

I had to sign a disclosure form, but here in CA if you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-08-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,264
Posted By jfrey
White smoke sometimes on start? 5.7

Hey guys, I've got another one for you...

I've noticed in recent days when remote starting my vehicle that at times white smoke (not steam) will bellow out of my tail pipes. The smoke is thick,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-07-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,910
Posted By jfrey
Re: True Beauty of Mineral Grey

Ill contribute... Not the best pics of it, but given the short time I've owned it, there the only ones I have! :)

http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj243/freysa4/JEEP%20WK2/DSC_0047.jpg...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,747
Posted By jfrey
Re: Who has driven both V6 & V8 WK2's

HYTEK yes it does feel like im dragging an anchor around! I understand the three differentials will rob power, but wasn't expecting it to feel like this.

Im hoping once I hit the 1,000 + mile...
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