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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-31-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 725
Posted By AAAA
Re: Winter Weather Tire Recommendations

Relax. Have a legal smoke!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-30-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 725
Posted By tomk
Re: Winter Weather Tire Recommendations

In Newport RI you really don't need fully awesome winter tires.

I have run LTX MS on past vehicles, I just cast my lot with the LTX MS2 on my '14. We'll see how they play this winter.

I have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-16-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By Robey5
WK2: 100k mile 'review'

This morning on the way into the office, my jeep turned 100k miles. A milestone of sorts, I suppose. I have not really been a contributor to the forum, but as I have been a member a while before I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-27-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 21,833
Posted By GlowingGhoul
Re: Carplay

Don't assume an Android or Apple iOS based system is superior to the QNX/Blackberry designed 8.4AN.

Android is frequently unstable, and I've never been impressed with it's less than smooth...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-27-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 21,833
Posted By dblue4life
Re: Carplay

Well this doesn't seem to bode well for CarPlay or Android Auto showing up in uConnect MY16.

http://allparnews.com/index.php/2015/06/uconnect-updates-for-2016-29065


Sent from my iPhone using...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-11-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,812
Posted By BlckWK2
Should General Motors Rescue Fiat a Second Time?

Please remember, the JGC is all still based around German Engineering, at least until the new model JGC is released. The development start for a totally refreshed model is typically 5-7 years out....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-08-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,945
Posted By SavageBrewer
Re: Stock 18" Tires and Tramlining on Grooved Highways

I hate to say it, the better your tire grips the road along with contact patch size will make this worse. You actually will want harder tires with less grip so to speak.
If you drive a high...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,222
Posted By Jim_in_PA
Re: Oil Change: Midas vs. Dealership!

Even if you use the QL raise method that Turbo' mentions, please put jack stands in place before wandering under the vehicle to do any work underneath. "Stuff happens..."
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-01-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By jcil4ever
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

I did an eight hour round trip this weekend with no UConnect issues. The maps are updated, but not perfect.


It seems like the map data comes from Q2 or so of 2013. A change to one portion of...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By cfwarren3
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Yes we are. We are currently creating a test cell phone navigation application which could be the basis for a future integrated cell phone/head unit navigation system.

The idea is that you use...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 842
Posted By bill_de
Re: Off-road capability of stock Michelin tires

After 20+ years of beach driving, I tend to think there is some validity in this. Of course every beach, every vehicle, and every driver are different.


"Because, contrary to what seems...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-26-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Thank You,

I read a lot more than I write now, and as you know from what I write there is a fine line between giving you guys as good information as I can and getting myself in trouble.

I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-24-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By jacko15
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

We still have a Drive-in going strong. Also has a flea market.
https://www.facebook.com/sunsetflea
Happy Memorial Weekend to everyone!
Remember all of those who are gone. Especially those who have...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-22-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,512
Posted By TampaGC
Re: Focals ISS 690, ISC 165 & Polk db351 install tutorial with pics

Really appreciate this thread. Wanted to clean up the muddy stock system for my wife's GC without going overboard. I started with the ISS 690s up front, huge difference. They were pretty bright so I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-22-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By cfwarren3
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

My opinion is that this would have all been standard operating procedure if this had been released in October(or even November or December!). Putting the info onto a flash drive rather than burning...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-18-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By tllapointe
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

I just called the HERE number on their web site. NOT GOOD NEWS.

I reached a woman fairly quickly. I told her that their web site stated that the map update for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee was...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By 46er
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Now I understand. The update won't fit in the in-dash so the 5/18 update will be a stack of stick-em pads with various maps pre-printed. Just peel off the one you need and stick it on the monitor....
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

On a side note... there was some chatter at HO, so I think more than one of you got through to Jeep/FCA. I honestly think all of your efforts had an impact, as the date posting on "Here" was...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-06-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By 46er
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

The question and the response from Pat Goss.





The response;
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-05-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By mwiseman
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

I posted on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/jeep/posts/10154833128181515

Anyone care to add their comments?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-05-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Well this is officially a Sticky now... Feel free to point your external inquiries back at this thread, it is pretty visible! Thanks to 1stJeepGC for the Suggestion.

I think regardless that...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-05-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By silvermax04
Sounds like HERE is telling some end of 2015 and...

Sounds like HERE is telling some end of 2015 and some summer 2015. I dont think they have a clue and depending on the rep you get they throw out a different wild guess and why they have missed the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-03-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By f1anatic
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

When BBC sacked (i.e. "did not renew his contract") Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear UK, there was an on-line petition that drew over 1 million signatures which was then printed and delivered to BBC. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-03-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By CaptWill
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

[QUOTE=1stJeepGC;1176551]Greetings,

I wish to thank you for taking time out on your weekend and helping correct the draft. I applied your corrections and suggestions to the contents. I hope you...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

The letter and the updates both sound like a good idea. not to sound lazy or dealing out assignments but if someone grammar savvy has time to incorporate changes in and come out with one smooth...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By NetworkTV
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Just a few edits before you send that out so it will be more likely to be taken seriously:

- I would state it as "a matter of concern", not "an irritating matter". By using the former, it allows...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-01-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By Steiner84
A reliable navigation system and updated map...

A reliable navigation system and updated map database will decrease the need for blind spot monitoring and crash prevention since drivers will be more prepared for their turns.

FWIW I got a survey...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-01-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By unimatrixzer0
Alpine iLX-007

http://s18.postimg.org/ftd0vovwp/IMG_0072.jpg

In case anyone with a 2011-2013 JGC was considering the Alpine iLX-007 just thought I'd show you what it looks like in my Jeep. It's a pretty awesome...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By 46er
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Yep, frustrating. Time for me to move along; I've written the letters and emails, and contacted my dealer and one of the better, IMO, road test groups who said they would bring it up with Jeep. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-29-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By jacko15
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

I have another communication in to HERE. Now that they have the PRODUCT NOT FOUND on their website for the '14 WK2, I've asked if they still support the system. I feel like a 2 year old when dealing...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By jacko15
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

We are being ignored by both FCA and HERE. Neither will admit there is any problem other than pesky customers wanting map updates that don't exist. Makes me wonder why I have two Jeeps in my garage....
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

And I don't have a good answer to that. I don't like the situation with this and I have had the arguments with both "Here" and FCA. All I know is that FCA has the maps, they get them from "Here"...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-28-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

2 Things to clarify for everyone after reading this thread.

-Updates do exist, the thought that they are not happening for 2014 is not even possible as numerous radios already have different...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-27-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Willx gave some info he had on maps on this thread

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f155/2014-8-4an-uconnect-update-to-15-06-1-a-86491-3.html#post1174847
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-27-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,612
Posted By Willx
Re: 2014 8.4AN Uconnect Update to 15.06.1

Totally ok, They were going to do it but still have some infrastructure issues with the delivery. We all remember the 13.19 update and the reasons I started posting the radio updates in the first...
Forum: NorthEast 04-27-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,638
Posted By DAVY27
Re: Spring Jeep meet NYC!!!

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Forum: NorthEast 04-26-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,638
Posted By Megatron
Re: Spring Jeep meet NYC!!!

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Forum: NorthEast 04-26-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,638
Posted By Megatron
Re: Spring Jeep meet NYC!!!

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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-25-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 827
Views: 41,690
Posted By rolls101
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

I just wrote Chrysler saying HERE , the mapping company for my 2014 Summit no longer supports my 8.4AN unit. So what is Chrysler going to do about my less than 1 year old vehicle and thousand of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,042
Posted By MDBones
Re: 2015 Limited V6 loses dual exhaust

LOL... that's not a true dual exhaust. :D
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