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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,617
Posted By Birdman
Re: Unsure about snow performance

I can't speak for the new Jeep, I've never been past sitting in it at the showroom. I have the 07' overland diesel, and as far as footing in the snow goes I don't feel any less safe than the audi,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,617
Posted By Birdman
Re: Unsure about snow performance

That's kinda disappointing to hear, I'm running the last 50km on my jeep before the warranty runs out then trading it in on a new 2012, hopefully they fix that for the new model

And I totally...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-29-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By Birdman
Re: Thought I might share some pictures

Hell yeah! But I am disappointed with a few things, mainly the brakes rusting to hell and the tires flattening if you have someone in the back and the whole 'flipping' thing
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-26-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By Birdman
Re: Thought I might share some pictures

Yeah kinda looks like it...where I'm leaning against it it's on a slanted curb thing but the others probably just the perspective
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-26-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By Birdman
Re: Thought I might share some pictures

So you only replace the lows with HID bulbs or both? It looks like you have the middle ones stock and the outer ones with HIDs, not sure which each does I know that the middles are daytime running...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-26-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By Birdman
Re: Thought I might share some pictures

Man I really want a nice set of headlights for my Jeep. Need the trailer hitch to haul my ATV (sig) but I really like white-ish light instead of the yellow. I hear HID bulbs need to warm up so you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-26-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,424
Posted By Birdman
Talking Thought I might share some pictures

My buddy has a great camera so we went about town taking some pictures of the Jeep all cleaned up from it's brush with winter. Thought I would share them.

Let me know what you think!
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-26-2010, 12:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Birdman
Re: Install Help.

Got a tutorial? What kinda risk is there? I don't want to really screw something up.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-25-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Birdman
Re: Install Help.

yeah I did that, but it seems that the existing RCA cables are really tight, and I'm not sure I can get my hand back there to reconnect them.

I was able to disconnect the antenna, but stopped...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-25-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By Birdman
Install Help.

Ok so I want to plug this connector into the back of my REC radio. It will apparently replace the SAT function and replace it with AUX. I bought this blindly, and when I tried to hook it up, I got...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-25-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Re: Fun in the snow.

A set meaning all 4 for $700? My concern is the Jeep is a very heavy vehicle (I assume my overland with the diesel is the heaviest) and I fear that replicas aren't exactly up to par. Plus, if I buy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-24-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-24-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Re: Fun in the snow.

In the spring I'm gonna put 20" 2011 Jeep rims on my 07 overland with some summer run-flats. Anybody done this? I wanted SRT rims but they want 1500 a rim instead of 500 per for the new rims.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-23-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Re: Fun in the snow.

QD1? Not familiar with lingo haha but if you were asking about 4x4 or not yeah it's 4wd, manual too
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-21-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Re: Fun in the snow.

No, just Birdman. People confuse us all the time.

Oh and btw, up here at one of our main gas stations you get a car wash card, 90 days of washes, one per day for 3 months for $100 or so. you get 9...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-21-2010, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Re: Fun in the snow.

Because I dropped a lambo v10 in it, doesn't everyone do that? :p

JK it's a canadian car, KM/H

...also why it's -11 degrees
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-21-2010, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By Birdman
Fun in the snow.

Hey guys.

Went up to blue mountain in Collingwood, Ontario, and got pretty snowed in, road closures, what a chore having to ski an extra 4 days right? 4 feet of snow in 5 days basically. Jeep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-21-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 17,617
Posted By Birdman
Re: Unsure about snow performance

I have a WK Overland, and honestly it is the best damn thing in the snow, and I run all-seasons on it. I used to drive the 2010 A4 before my Jeep and honestly I feel that the jeep is more sure footed...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-17-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,700
Posted By Birdman
Re: Adding AUX port??

hey,
I'm trying to install an AUX cable as well, but I want to send it under the tranny bezel and possibly thru the center console. I tried pulling the REC radio out, but I have no idea how to do it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-13-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

I can already listen to my iDevice, I have the jeep to iPod/iPhone connector, this is just extra. I want to keep what I have now, just have that also.

Just need to know how and where to install...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-12-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

I'm thinking my idea is in fact way too complicated. I can return the airport, but I want to somehow install that AUX cable. That omnifi system is an add-on or a radio replacement? Can't replace the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-11-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

Omg driver side seatheater not working, press button, 2 lights light up and then go off after 2 seconds. Passenger works. Tugged cable out when I removed center bezel? Who's familiar with this
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-10-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

I have an AUX cable connector that replaces the satellite radio on the back of the REC nav unit. I then will run that into the glovebox or wherever and into the Airport router, apple has a new tech...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-10-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Angry Totally fed up.

Here's me totally fed up. :mad:

I have all the parts for my project, gave it a shot, and have decided I have NO IDEA :confused: what I'm doing. Tried finding tutorials or what-have-you, and I'm...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-09-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

Well it's a router so I can connect an iDevice wirelessly to my radio without swapping the radio or using bluetooth (uConnect). Going to buy a dc/AC inverter to test if the router will lose power...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-09-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By Birdman
Re: Lift Gate Supports??

LOL so when you go to florida or something and open your trunk it will probably whack you in the face :P
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-08-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,810
Posted By Birdman
Re: Lift Gate Supports??

http://www.justforjeeps.com/wklisust.html

that what ur lookin for?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

OH OK
After a long and complicated chat with my dad, apparently the Jeep has a function that if it senses a power drain at the DC plug with constant power, it will kill power to it after 20 minutes....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

Alright,
so my understanding is that I should have the device plugged into the the plug that only runs when the key is turned to ACC, ON, or with ignition, and have a device that can tell when it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

Alright, well I would say that MY electrical know-how is slim to none, as I totally don't understand anything in your second line, however my dad is an electrician, and he is helping me with it, I'm...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Re: Consistent startup power

So you're saying that it's constant even when I turn the key to start and there's that split second of power drain? And my issue is I will never remember to flip the switch and I will leave it on all...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Birdman
Re: Jeep Adventure

wow totally forgot.
i guess its because i have a wk lmao i was making a post then made another haha
feel free to move it if anyone can
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 464
Posted By Birdman
Jeep Adventure

Just saw wk2overland's post about his wk2 getting stuck, thought I would share a story of my own, my buddy got a plate (whatever the protective shield for offroading is) for his wrangler rubi and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,237
Posted By Birdman
Question Consistent startup power

Hey,

I'm putting a wireless router (wireless music streaming) in my 07' overland and I plan to have it wired to an AC/DC adapter plugged into a DC source spliced from one of the cigarette lighter...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-02-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By Birdman
Re: Replace SAT with AUX, REC

Would this be what I'm looking for?

http://www.tss-radio.com/products/chry04-aux-slash-s
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-02-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By Birdman
Question Replace SAT with AUX, REC

Hey guys,

I want to replace the satellite radio function in my 07' overland with an auxiliary cable, I don't ever use the sat and I want to know if anyone has done this. Just looking for a simple...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-20-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Birdman
Re: Wireless music idea

Can anyone link me to tutorials on
A) installing a 12v power source (wk jeep with nav, only works when the radio does)
B) replacing SAT mode with an AUX source or a similar easy way to install an...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-17-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Birdman
Re: Wireless music idea

adding on to that long post, the point is I don't have to screw around with any cables, connects instantly just like uConnect, and just works no hassle.

I'll leave the iPod integration kit in case...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-17-2010, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Birdman
Re: Wireless music idea

The next best thing was this idea, but what if the car is in park, and what if you want to get some length on the cable?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-17-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 941
Posted By Birdman
Re: Wireless music idea

Haha yeah I totally agree, I have 2 or 3 iPods that I could dedicate to the car, that's easily done, but my situation now is I have the iPod integration kit, I routed it thru in behind the AC & etc...
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