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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-22-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,911
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Greetings,

This weekend, when I am at the Spring NYC Meet, I am going to mention to everybody to help support the effort by sending in their response.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-18-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,911
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Greetings,

Our fellow member 46er, with their fine research found the link to the department heads. Now it we need to just find some way to confirm that most of these folks have an office at 1000...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-14-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Smaller Tire Width for Winter?

Greetings,

Years ago, thinner tires were recommended for cutting thru snow. With JGC, today many tire dealers and others recommend the 18 inch rim as the better snow cutter over the 20 inch rim. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-10-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 312
Views: 31,238
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Replaced my 2014 Overland Dash Speaker

Greetings,

I am using 2 of them. The JBL MS-8 for my surround processing via the LOGIC 7 and for the fine tuning I am using the RF 3.sixty.3. I will be replacing the RF with the Helix DSP Pro...
Forum: Audio/Video/Navigation/Alarms 04-09-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,025
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Harmon Kardon Option Worth to $2000+

Greetings,

On the HK you are going to get a mixed bag of results. The following thread gives you the pros and cons:
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-05-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Hercules Terra Trak AT II

Greetings,


I am not sure if Cooper Tires still owns them or they are with a different group now..

Terra Trac AT II | Hercules Tires...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-31-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Michelin LTX MS 2 for Winter

Greetings,

None. Corner traction and steering is totally responsive.

The topic came up when I discussing engine mods with my Jeep mechanic. Since the WK2 is heavy in the front now, he likes...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Michelin LTX MS 2 for Winter

Greetings,

I have the fronts running 2 psi higher than the rears works great. The front is 38 and the rear is 36. I am running on the Nokian Rotiva AT.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-28-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 31,238
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Replaced my 2014 Overland Dash Speaker

Greetings,

I know how it sounds. HAT's off to those who have HAT's. :lol:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-25-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Michelin LTX MS 2 for Winter

Greetings,

Using a an AT for the snow/ice season has it's pro and cons. For instance, those that have the snowflake symbol does not mean it is a dedicated winter tires. The tread compound is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,271
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: "I don't know how to drive in snow/ice, so I blame my GC" Part Deux

Greetings,

Besides the fact the owner has poor luck with his JGC, still does not account for the lack of driving skills demonstrated. He has established the fact that GC has been in the shop and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-18-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Adding D-pillar speakers to base radio

Greetings,

A surround effect is obtainable only via a DSP unit that has those features only. Right now, you have only 2 such units. The JBL MS-8 will give you a 5.1 or 7.1 setup and the Alpine...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-16-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,200
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: so, snows or good A/T replacement

Greetings,

Just got the answer from Nokian.

Original they were going to name the tire Roteva, but they felt that Rotiva was better. The word Roteva in Finish means, in this case, tough, robust...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 862
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Using Garmin Exclusively

Greetings,

Here is a link to a previous thread on this topic:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f155/2014-8-4-uconnect-wiffi-interface-kit-76356.html

It has great stuff and other suggestions as...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-02-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,416
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Focals ISS 690, ISC 165 & Polk db351 install tutorial with pics

Greetings,

The front door speakers for midbass/midrange in both the stock and Alpine system kicks in around 55-65hz (cycles). The db slope is estimated at 12db.

In my previous post I did not...
Forum: NorthEast 03-01-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: good place to install cat-back exhaust?

Greetings,

Another good source, believe or not is PEP Boys Speed Shops. Their are some in our area.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-01-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,416
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Focals ISS 690, ISC 165 & Polk db351 install tutorial with pics

Greetings,

Midbass/Midrange speaker require a period of breaking in order for the material to loosen around the surround.This varies from manufacture to manufacture. With Focal's it should start...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-25-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,020
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

Yep, I saw that.

The car manufactures have made a huge investment into the headunits and until they to have collect their return, thus they will not introduce any competition into...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,465
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Omg. Bizzzzzzzard

Greetings,

Here you go:

SWIR Night Vision Camera Systems for Vehicle Navigation | Sensors Unlimited (http://www.sensorsinc.com/applications/military/night-vision-systems)

1 for the front
1...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-12-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,489
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: CAI 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude

Greetings,

What type of performance improvements did you get with the Hypertech?

Best for now.:)
Forum: NorthEast 01-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,363
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NYC Jeep Meet!!! winter edition

Greetings,

A spring bbq should be the ticket.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-11-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,114
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: How low (fuel tank) have you dared to go?

Greetings,

That is 100%+ correct no ifs or buts.

For example:

Even when I leave any vehicle in the parking lot during a day of sking, I make sure that the tank has a safe level of gas in it....
Forum: NorthEast 01-09-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 4,363
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: NYC Jeep Meet!!! winter edition

Greetings,

The only thing that should be clean is your inside windows, your side mirrors, your headlights & parking lights, your front outside passenger window to see your mirror and of course the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,055
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Hacking the 730n OS

Greetings,

Great speakers. Nothing beats the European speakers and the raw drivers they use.

Another very long shot is try one of the lockpic sellers and try get some info out of them. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,055
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Hacking the 730n OS

Greetings,

2 years ago, I saw a company on eBay that sells Uconnect radios. Part of their upgrade package included some software modifications and a link to the website. I would try searching on...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,523
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Another WK2 Speakers Upgrade Thread

I forgot to mention that when you are doing a straight speaker swap, you do not have to use the passive crossovers for the front door. The OE DSP handles the crossover settings. The use of the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,523
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Another WK2 Speakers Upgrade Thread

Season Greetings,

The key to this type of install, is look for speakers that have a sensitivity rating of 90 db or better. This way the speaker and the OE amp will give you the best efficiency in...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-26-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Sound System Pictures

Season Greetings,

Just hit the link on my signature just below you will see the whole story. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,000
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Wheel/tire fit for 2015 Overland

Greetings,

AT tires always had 2 classifications in application. The serious aggressive that you need for off-roading and the on/off road AT for that is aggressive and has a comfortable ride on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,051
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Need To Vent

Greetings,

I am sorry, I think he would like to have some great BBQ.

Now that feature would be worth having on long trips. :thumbsup:

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-17-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Planning an upgrade on my 14 overland

Greetings,

In order to have a proper 7.1 surround sound system you will have to spend money to do so. When done correctly, the soundstage is unbelievable and yes there is information in the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: For WK2 Overland (2014-2015) owners: what is your opinion on the factory audio so

Greetings,

Anytime.

I would not do anything to after the CES 2015 show is over and the preliminary reports come out. For 2015, supposedly, there is going to more more integration devices...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-16-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: For WK2 Overland (2014-2015) owners: what is your opinion on the factory audio so

Greetings,

The Alpine factory system within the forum has many mix opinions from outstanding to crap. Likewise, so does the HK system in the Summit and SRT. In fact you can find a very lengthy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,703
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Looking to purchase a 2015 GC Altitude in NY

Greetings,

Congratulations on your GC. :thumbsup:

I heard they have an outstanding service department.


Best for now.:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,184
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Stock 2015 Altitude Tires and Snow

Greetings,

The chemistry of the tire compound is the key to safe winter driving. Plain and simple. Their are many different types of winter conditions from the variety of snow, ice, slush and...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Differences with 2014 and 2015 8.4AN

Greetings,

The point solution for the Jeep audio was suppose to be in the Summit and SRT using the HK.

They could have enhanced the 8.4 to bring it up to what the competition has to offer. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-02-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,362
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Differences with 2014 and 2015 8.4AN

Greetings,

I beginning to believe that as well. Even though I do not have the uConnect, I did have the opportunity to catch a demo of the 2015. My feeling now is before Android Auto or CarPlay...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,703
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Looking to purchase a 2015 GC Altitude in NY

Greetings,

Back in 2011 when I was after my JGC, I tried many different LI dealerships and each coming out disappointed. I found great luck in Rockway NJ. My salesman at the time was Pete...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,442
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Tire rant

Greetings,

If you do not need the extra tread depth and aggressiveness of the higher AT tires, you might want to look into these Nokian's:

Nokian Rotiiva AT - A all season tire that offers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-08-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,667
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Greetings,

It is hard to say what Chrysler intentions are. Currently, the uConnect systems may lack enough processing power to tap into the the system. This will effect the multitasking between...
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