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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-27-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: LED Switchbacks for 2014 Laredo

There's really not much to load resistors.
The key is to have the finned aluminum housing to ensure heat dissipation.

Here's some 25watt units (the max wattage of a 7443 bulb is 25watt):...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-26-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,408
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Enabling DRL on Laredo

The service rep or tech can hook up a device that wirelessly talks to their main computers. Then they navigate to what appears to be a web page on their system.

Brought up graphic display of the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-08-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Using Garmin Exclusively

Android and Google Maps.

I've set a couple friends addresses (people we don't visit very often, but they come down to our area more often because of the river and boating), but otherwise...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,424
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Cabin Filter

Did they change the design of the glove box for 2014?

On my 2012, I just open the glove box, pull the owner's manual package off the little 'shelf' and then give a good yank outwards on the shelf....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-02-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,073
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

2014 23' Manitou Oasis SR SHP with Evinrude E-Tec 250HO
The SHP refers to the tri-toon hull
First one is on blocks last spring (brand new) before she was in the water.
Second one is in the water...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-24-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: How long should the negative cable be disconnected

The 'idle for 2 hours thing' is only because then their techs can walk away from the vehicle and not monitor it.

If you have the push button start, you can set a timer for 25 minutes, set...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-22-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 838
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: How long should the negative cable be disconnected

Why disconnect the battery cable for a radio reset?
Just locate the radio fuse (or fuses) and pull them for a couple minutes.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-13-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,267
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: E85 can I do anything to improve fuel mileage?

LOL, the money isn't going into the pockets of American farmers.
It's going into the pockets of the ethanol producers and the congress-critters they bought off to give them subsidies.

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-12-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Rust resistant hitch ball mount & tow ball?

I lock the hitch into the receiver and when I use the convert-a-ball system I always keep the hitch balls inside the truck if I'm not towing a trailer.

I keep everything locked up.... ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee 4x4 in the snow

See this a lot here in the Twin Cities.
Coming back from friends house early in the morning (2am) during a slight snow storm. Begins with blowing snow, so I set the cruise at normal highway...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Rust resistant hitch receiver & tow ball?

And Convert-a-ball makes a nice stainless ball system.

They have 2 versions:
1 has the 1-7/8" and 2" balls, the other has 3 balls and a bigger shank.
(Yeah, I know but get your minds out of the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-19-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Todd3.6
Radio - At least 1 car company has the right idea

Hyundai hands the keys to CarPlay and Android Auto - SlashGear (http://www.slashgear.com/hyundai-hands-the-keys-to-carplay-and-android-auto-18360046/)

Cater to both the Androi and the Apple crowd...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-07-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,097
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Black Wheels

I have the Laredo X with the 18" rims.
I went with the OEM size of 265/60R18.
According to the onboard GPS my speedo is still 'dead nuts' accurate.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-16-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,809
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Michelin LTX M/S2 or Goodyear Wrangler All terrain adventure

My co-worker went with the Michelin LTX tires a couple years ago when his wife side-swiped a pillar in the MOA parking ramp with his F150 King Ranch (cut the sidewall of two tires, besides the minor...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-12-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Frost On Inside Of Windshield?

Ah yes!
The days/weeks of sub-zero temps in MN with only a small Toyota 4 cylinder engine... I fondly (sic) remember the days of sitting in the vehicle for 20 minutes to get it functional. By the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-14-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,208
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 2014 Halogen Bulb Upgrade!

I don't have a before/after set of pics, but...
Shortly after replacing my low beams with the Nighbreakers I was parked next to my co-worker (both vehicles facing out) and we both unlocked our...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-04-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,044
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 32" Wheels on stock suspension

I see this all the time around the Twin Cities.
In fact, there is a car down the street from me with the 'stupid big' wheel/tire combination on it.
Almost looks like they are trying to go 'off...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-25-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By Todd3.6
If you use your cargo tie downs... Read this!

Took the grill off my boat last Friday to clean it at home.
With all the coolers in there too, it didn't roll around.
Cleaned it and put it back in the Jeep for the next boating trip, but on the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-30-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 2012 headlight suggestions

Osram Night Breaker H11 is what I'm running.
Not quite as expensive as the Silverstar bulbs.
Big difference from OEM bulbs.
Less of the 'candle in the wind' look.
Seem to be a bit brighter and...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Oil and filter for 3.6L

I'll chime in with my $0.02.

Factory filter from the local dealer (just a couple miles away from me, can't beat that) and Castrol Syntec (or whatever they call it now-a-days).

I ran 6K miles on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-14-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: WOW, learned something new, VENT BUTTON!

A lot of cars/suvs/trucks have those.. For years now.

The 'vent' option on the moon roof has been around since at least 1993. My Audi 90S had it.

I use it in the winter here in MN a lot when...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,466
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: WK2 11~13 LED taillights & headlights

Not yet....


I've been sending the two biggest companies 'customer feedback' every now and then to try...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-14-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 31,989
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 2011-2013 Foglight upgrade Option

First pic is wide view of the entire front end, sun is almost directly overhead (and you can see the slope of my driveway to the left). The second is close up (with me in the reflection taking the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-13-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 31,989
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 2011-2013 Foglight upgrade Option

OK, install completed.
If you don't want to remove the entire bumper cover, you don't have to. You can pull aside the lower fender liner by removing a 10mm screw and a turn button (turn 90 degrees...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-15-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 31,989
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: 2011-2013 Foglight upgrade Option

That's what I'm counting on (and a decent price).

This video shows the difference between Truck-Lite and JW Speaker fog lights (skip to the 14 minute mark):
Truck-Lite 80275 Product review and...
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