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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Winter/Summer Tire Pressure

then what is the deal with the tire pressure changing depending on the temperature and what do i do until it gets to be fully winter?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Winter/Summer Tire Pressure

where does one get there tires filled with nitrogen and how much does it cost?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,440
Posted By rustyosaurus
Winter/Summer Tire Pressure

My tires had all been at 36 but I got a warning that the tire pressure was low (around 30-32). I figured this was because it got colder outside. I had been planning to put some air in the tires but...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-20-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Share your Dealership Mishaps or Stories

Two different service reps told me that it was normal and expected that the A/C will freeze up after 3 hours or so (which makes it stop blowing at all) because "air conditioners are so cold these...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-15-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Smell after I turn off A/C

does it smell kind of like wet dog? i've noticed that smell (even though i actually own a dog that rides with me all the time) right when i get in the car and turn on the air - and sometimes shortly...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-14-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,843
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Road Trip Over 3 Hours in Heat

UPDATE: 2nd Dealership had it overnight and let me know today that the AC control module was shorting out. I think they just ran it until this happened. They are going to replace it next week when...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-12-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,843
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Road Trip Over 3 Hours in Heat

well in my case it worked fine for the first 4-5 hours of the trip. i don't care what it is as long as it gets fixed.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-12-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,843
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Road Trip Over 3 Hours in Heat

I could hear something on the highest setting, but it didn't sound as loud as normal - nothing coming out of the vents but a trickle but that felt cool. I have no doubt that it is freezing up, but...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-12-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,843
Posted By rustyosaurus
Road Trip Over 3 Hours in Heat

My A/C quit blowing on a long road trip last week. Wouldn't blow at all until I turned it off for 30 minutes, although I could hear it. I guess it froze up. Took it to the dealer yesterday who said...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-11-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Ac not cooling

I'm so annoyed! Just got the call from the dealer and of course they said they found no codes, nothing wrong, no issues at all. Said the low pressure switch was functioning correctly. He told me that...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-10-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Ac not cooling

taking it in tomorrow morning will let you know. when i made the appointment the service guy was quick to say - oh, it's freezing up. so maybe they'll be able to fix it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-04-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,617
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Step in/Seat Height: WK vs. WK2?

yep, i'm 5'4 and i also find it difficult to get in and out unless it's in park setting with QL. in park setting, my feet touch the ground when sliding out. it's a pain to lower the car each time i...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-04-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,684
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Ac not cooling

had the same exact issue just yesterday!!! drove from denver to kansas city - a 9 hour car ride. half way home we noticed that it was getting hot and air didn't seem to be coming out of the vents....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-29-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

they have adhesive on the back. very easy to apply. they also are all connected with a strip on top to keep them spaced and aligned. then you just peel off that strip when you're done.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-26-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Chrome window trim tint?

i might be interested in this but i don't have the time or energy to do this myself. would a body shop be able to do this type of thing well?
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-25-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,438
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Got Fronts tinted to match!

suntek carbon is 18%, not 20%. i got the same thing. love it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-25-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Windshield tint and adaptive cruise

me too - have my windshield tinted 80% and no problems with rain sensing wipers or auto head lights. my installer even put the tint over the black dots because he thought it would be okay (and it has...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-25-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

the cheapest route is to paint, and many have. i got the back rear chrome piece painted. i was worried about the paint holding up on the chrome mirror caps so that's why i bought the laredo ones.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-24-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

my dealer told me that as well first. go to justforjeeps.com and look at the chrome mirror caps there. i think there is a pdf on that page that shows how you pop off the old caps and put the new ones...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-24-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,470
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Should I get Paint Protection Film?

i ended up just getting the paint protection film. was really torn about whether to or not - it shows up most on a black car, which i have. you can definitely see the line of the film, which i'm...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-23-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,470
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Should I get Paint Protection Film?

i'm a girl - i don't want to deal with a polisher.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-23-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,470
Posted By rustyosaurus
Should I get Paint Protection Film?

I had been planning to get XPEL paint protection film on the bumper, fender, hood (18 inches), mirrors and fog/head lights. I can do this for $750 and it has a 10 year warranty. This XPEL is...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-23-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,510
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Extended Warranty

me too. originally got the 7/70 warranty from wittrock motors then switched it for the 7/85. dealt with stacy each time. she is awesome. eservicecontracts.com is the cheapest right now, except for...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-11-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

thanks snipe! going to swap the door handles as well when i get a chance. i love it so much more now.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-11-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,975
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Creaking Sound When Going Over Bumps

UPDATED: like i suspected the noise came back a day or so later. this didn't surprise me in the least since they didn't touch the car when i took it in. thankfully it was fixed. they said it was a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By rustyosaurus
Driving on a cloud

When I got my Overland in January, it actually felt like I was driving on a cloud. I glided over every bump and patch of uneven road. I actually referred to it as being hugged in a warm embrace.

I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-01-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

that's awesome. i had to spend $300 + labor.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-01-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

you can buy them on justforjeeps.com. they come as one piece and you have to order two of them, one for each side.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-26-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,646
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Chrome Mirrors & Door Handles

hey, i'll sell you my overland chrome door handles and mirror caps if you're interested. let me know.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-25-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,558
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Body-color matched grill, handles, etc...

1) take off the chrome side trim pieces and replace with GC letters or nothing at all
2) order the laredo body colored power mirrors and just use the mirror caps
3) order the laredo body colored...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-24-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 881
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Need advice from guys i can trust...

no there is no reason why they need a credit app if you have your own financing. my dealer tried to get me to fill out a form and i refused. but they will need your DL and insurance etc. but there is...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-21-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,646
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Chrome Mirrors & Door Handles

JGC4EVER you should just buy the laredo mirrors and be done with it. it makes me so happy to look at my BB mirrors now instead of the chrome.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-19-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,486
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Is my offer reasonable for 2012 Cherokee?

mine charged me an admin/doc fee. i think it was $125. couldn't talk him out of it no matter how hard i tried. and i went through treadlightly too.
Forum: Detailing 04-18-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,500
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Leather cleaner and protector?

i've heard this from other people and i don't get it. the interior detailer wipes? i've used them twice now, on the dash as well and i only see a matte finish - no shine. i don't even buff or wipe...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-17-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,486
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Is my offer reasonable for 2012 Cherokee?

if you're looking for financing, try pentagon federal. i got 1.99 for 48 months. i think they offer 1.99 for 72 months as well. i just started using them but like them alot.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

hard to tell from the picture but only the top surface of the letters is left chrome. the sides of the chrome letters are painted body color. this wasn't intentional on my part. i didn't think to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

actually the chrome covers are back on the laredo mirrors. the body shop did this for me without asking. i really don't want to take them off so i'll probably just keep them in the box for whenever i...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

i kind of feel the same way. there are days when i like the chrome strips but mostly i like them off. i took the strips off and then waited over a week to put the letters on. i think i like the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-16-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,404
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Partial De-Chrome

I bought the entire laredo powered mirror and just used the mirror caps. No clue what I should do now with the rest of the powered mirror. I don't know what the part numbers are but you can get them...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-16-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,975
Posted By rustyosaurus
Re: Creaking Sound When Going Over Bumps

UPDATE: finally took my JGC in today to get the creaking sound tended to. I wanted to wait until I went in for the first oil change. So basically I've heard the damn creaking noise every single time...
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