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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-13-2013, 08:05 AM
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Posted By jdc311
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-12-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,649
Posted By jdc311
Installed, stock size. As I've heard others say,...

Installed, stock size. As I've heard others say, they do appear more aggressive in person. Hard to notice in pictures.

Have only had a chance to drive around town on them so far; honestly haven't...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-12-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jdc311
New wheels and tires... 26452 Grille... ...

New wheels and tires...
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Grille...
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Of course now I want to tint or paint the headlights. Maybe Altitude lights with a HID kit?
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-12-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jdc311
Checked it out.... Very nice! Those black wheels...

Checked it out.... Very nice! Those black wheels look really good on your Jeep. Did you ever swap out your grille?
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-11-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jdc311
Jeep Grand Cherokee Ordeal Edition? 26428

Jeep Grand Cherokee Ordeal Edition?

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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-11-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jdc311
And this just arrived too, along with the rear...

And this just arrived too, along with the rear tailgate handle. Going to be a fun weekend!



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Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-10-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jdc311
The next piece of the puzzle is here! 26385 ...

The next piece of the puzzle is here!
26385

Replacing these wheels...
26386


Terra Grapplers are already waiting at the local shop. Putting everything on Friday.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-10-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,649
Posted By jdc311
Re: 20" Nitto Terra Grapplers

Just FYI for anyone looking at these, you can get brand new, factory size 265-50r20 Terra Grapplers from Tirebuyer.com right now for $638 shipped (before any sales tax). They come up to about $708...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 07-09-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,218
Posted By jdc311
2011 White WK2 Mods in Progress

A couple of weeks ago, I purchased a used '11 base white WK2 Laredo E. After spending way too much time on this (and other) sites researching WK2s, I promptly went into mod-mode. Here's a list of...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-08-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By jdc311
Picture Request

I have a (new to me) White WK2 Laredo E. In the 2 weeks since I brought it home, I've been researching and working on several mods. Just ordered new wheels & shoes for it, and I'm already thinking...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-08-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

1JGC - Thanks, appreciate it

Subbie, file attached...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-07-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
While I was researching head units, I came across...

While I was researching head units, I came across this on the Kenwood forums: http://www.kenwoodforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=2805

For the 890HD, you only need to have an image saved in bitmap...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-07-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Here's one other picture I forgot that shows the...

Here's one other picture I forgot that shows the iPod cable coming up from the bottom of the dash. It's long enough to plug the phone in and still be able to use, but it's easily tucked discreetly...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-07-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
It's literally going to take me a week to figure...

It's literally going to take me a week to figure out all the settings for the various sources on this thing. It's a bit overwhelming initially. I did upgrade the software to V1.6.

Some quick 1st...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-07-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Here are a few: New unit installed with...

Here are a few:

New unit installed with power off...
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Trying to match the light green ambient color (I need an art class refresher)
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Main Menu
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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-07-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
First picture of install. Playing with the start...

First picture of install. Playing with the start up screen settings.

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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-05-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Well, all ready for installation tomorrow.... ...

Well, all ready for installation tomorrow....

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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-03-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

Subbie, do you have an iPhone paired to your head unit?

If so, have you tried to use the Garmin Smartphone Link app? After doing some reading, it seems like this app will only work on the DNX890...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-02-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,963
Posted By jdc311
Most of this is over my head. Also, Holy...

Most of this is over my head.

Also, Holy Crap (!!)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-01-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

Subbie - I'm glad you chimed in since I've discovered that I'm pretty much mimicking your Jeep! I'm a heavy Spotify user and sometimes use Pandora as well. Have you happened to run Spotify through...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-01-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

Ah, yes, I had forgotten that. I don't really ever use Sirius much when I've had free trials, but it may be worth throwing in now so I don't have to worry about it in the future. Stupid question of...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-01-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

UPDATE:

After some deliberation, I elected to go with the Kenwood Excelon DNX890HD. All set for installation this Saturday (assuming the unit arrives on time). I'm also installing the Kenwood...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-29-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Wow, thank you 1JGC, that summary is the best...

Wow, thank you 1JGC, that summary is the best thing I've read on this after a solid 3 days of researching . . . especially re: the GPS. I hadn't even considered the Pioneer DVD receiver; I'm now...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-28-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

I can get it installed for about $150. Is installation easy enough to DIY, or is it worth a professional install for that amount (I know this is subjective).

For the record, I don't have car...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-28-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

Spent a good amount of time researching all sorts of options today. May end up pulling the trigger on this Pioneer, which looks to incorporate some of the AppRadio functions as well as still...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-28-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

One last question, does anyone know much about Pioneer's Appradio? It seems to be a high tech GUI for an iPhone/Android and you can basically run apps (nav, music, etc) while your phone is connected...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-28-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Re: Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

Thanks guys, those 2 are on my list. Hopefully it's one of those situations where I'll be happy no matter what I decide.

How involved is the installation? I do know I'd need the Metra dash kit...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-28-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,392
Posted By jdc311
Aftermarket Head Unit Suggestions

I'm looking for recommendations for in-dash GPS aftermarket head units to replace my 130S/RES in my 2011 Laredo. What's most important to me is GPS functionality and speed of the unit in terms of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By jdc311
The plasti dip is a good idea. I just about...

The plasti dip is a good idea. I just about pulled the trigger on an Altitude grille, but maybe I should dip the chrome grille first to confirm its what I want. I'll probably do the front Jeep logo...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,768
Posted By jdc311
WK2 - Easy, Cheap Mods?

I had been in the market for a 2014 WK2 for quite some time (specifically waiting for the diesel). To make a long story short, over the weekend I decided to scrap the idea of buying new and traded...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-18-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By jdc311
Re: '14 Overland Spare for 20" Goodyear Fortura HL

The Overland I test drove this weekend did not have a matching Fortera as a spare, nor did it have a matching rim. Hope that helps.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By jdc311
Definitely will at least test drive the Hemi. If...

Definitely will at least test drive the Hemi. If I towed anything with regularity, the Hemi would be at the top of the list. Looks like I will have a chance to drive the Hemi and V6 back-to-back on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By jdc311
Got off my butt and (finally) went for a test drive

So, I currently drive an Ecoboost F150 SuperCrew, which I have loved since Day 1 (it's 2 years old now). In the past 2 years, my situation has changed such that I desire a more compact vehicle, but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-18-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By jdc311
Re: WK Advice

Just realized I posted this thread in a sub-forum, oops haha.

Anyway, thanks everyone for the advice. I know a great deal about the WK2s and very little on the WKs!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-17-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By jdc311
Re: WK Advice

This thread seems to be the most helpful in my research:

Jeep Grand Cherokee Reliability (http://truedelta.com/Jeep-Grand-Cherokee/reliability-144)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-17-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By jdc311
WK Advice

Hi All - I am strongly considering trading down from a 2011 F150 Ecoboost with 18K miles (no problems) to a 2007-2009 WK 5.7L. Basically, I'm looking to to purchase the WK with the equity I've built...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,911
Posted By jdc311
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,911
Posted By jdc311
Re: Looking for pics of the billet and granite

Judging by the many billets being listed at dealerships or in transit but with stock photos, we should be seeing many more within the next several days!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 21,911
Posted By jdc311
Re: Looking for pics of the billet and granite

Found a billet limited w/ pictures on cars.com... First I've seen.

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, $40,875 - Cars.com...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-13-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 17,370
Posted By jdc311
Re: Chicago Area Group Buy

Oh I agree with both of you; I'm really just wanting confirmation of an order date as it's not fun to tie up $1000 for an unkown length of time. At least interest rates suck (on the deposit side). ...
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