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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-19-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,754
Posted By CIEGOS
You weren't kidding that was deep water. Great...

You weren't kidding that was deep water. Great pictures. Looks like a ton of fun!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 79,031
Posted By CIEGOS
Now I need to go back and read the posts with a...

Now I need to go back and read the posts with a Crocodile Dundee accent. :P

You gotta love how jeeps bring so many people together.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-13-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 79,031
Posted By CIEGOS
I am towing a '11 Jayco Eagle 256 RKS. The dry...

I am towing a '11 Jayco Eagle 256 RKS. The dry weight is 6000lbs tongue weight is 700lbs. I use a WDH and sway control bars. The jeep tows great. There is always enough power and brakes. The air...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 26,675
Posted By CIEGOS
Went camping this weekend at FW Kent park in...

Went camping this weekend at FW Kent park in Iowa. It was a great weekend. The Jeep pulled great.

The TT is a '11 Jayco Eagle 256 RKS.

This is a picture of us getting loaded up.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By CIEGOS
I have found it difficult to find a good setting...

I have found it difficult to find a good setting for the WHD. The air suspension moves around a lot. My understanding is the suspension doesn't level until you start driving. Any thoughts about...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-15-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By CIEGOS
Towing/Camping Advice with Tips & Tricks

I have not pulled a 'large' load with the Jeep before. I am interested in general tips and tricks when towing a 'large' load. Also, some tips and tricks for camping. Below is some info.

The TT is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,388
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Quadra-Drive II vs Quadra-Track II

From my experience both systems work exceptionally well. Is the QDII system better? Yes it is. Is the QDII system that much better to get the v8? I don't think so, and I have QDII.

It all depends...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By CIEGOS
I ran mosquito pass in Colorado last summer in my...

I ran mosquito pass in Colorado last summer in my '11 Overland and it performed flawlessly. The round trip from iowa was 2000 miles with no problems. My upgrades were a set of silent armors, skid...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-21-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,083
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2013 5.7L V8 GC TrailHawk and my Dyno run.

You know what would be interesting. Dyno runs on 87 octane compared to 89 octane. :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By CIEGOS
The TSB doesn't apply my build date is 12/10....

The TSB doesn't apply my build date is 12/10. Just trying to raise some awareness and get an idea of how many people are having this issue.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 963
Posted By CIEGOS
Leaking Power Steering Rack and Pinion Boots

Would you fellow '11-'13 WK2 owners take a look at your power steering rack and pinion boots and post if they are leaking?

I was talking to the manager at the local tire/mechanic shop, who owns a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 3rd Steering Rack

That was the first thought and course of action. Of course the warranty was 1 year or 12k miles. Well it has been 11 months and 14k miles. :mad: That is how that stuff always works.

From the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By CIEGOS
3rd Steering Rack

I had the first steering rack leak from the driver and passenger side boots. That steering rack was replaced under warranty. Now after a little less than a year the passenger side boot is again...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,811
Posted By CIEGOS
To answer the question, I do not have wheel locks.

To answer the question, I do not have wheel locks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,340
Posted By CIEGOS
His name is Kirby after Kirby Puckett and is a...

His name is Kirby after Kirby Puckett and is a cavalier king Charles spaniel
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,224
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Mid winter reviews

My '11 V8 with QDII and 18" w/ Silent Armors perform great in the snow and ice. The tire makes all the difference. The stock fortera's are so-so in the snow. The silent armors are great, I can only...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,147
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Moose Test - MY14

Whoa! Whoa! Up until now I believed everything on the internet. Are you saying the internet contains false information? :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,683
Posted By CIEGOS
The idea wasn't to point out the price of gas but...

The idea wasn't to point out the price of gas but to point out someone would have to drive a lot (more than most do) to save about $100 a month between the v6 and v8 on gas. $3 is a nice round number...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,683
Posted By CIEGOS
To put the $100 a month saving in perspective;...

To put the $100 a month saving in perspective; using the EPA HWY MPG and $3.00/gallon gas you would need to drive more than 4000 miles a month to save $100 a month on gas between the v6 and v8. Also,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,575
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Will Jeep still be Jeep

You are 100% correct.

To be fair most people don't put themselves in a position where 4 Low is needed and in the days of gov't required fuel economy ratings standard features like this are going...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,575
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Will Jeep still be Jeep

While some of the Jeep line up has introduced a "softer" side, the stock Wranglers and the GCs are as capable, if not more, than their predecessors. I am of the opinion that the new Cherokee should...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By CIEGOS
I have a '11 overland with just under 41k and it...

I have a '11 overland with just under 41k and it has been a great vehicle. No real problems since I bought it new except the steering rack has been a little bugger. Had a little leak around 35k....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,455
Posted By CIEGOS
I would try engaging 4low and use snow mud/sand...

I would try engaging 4low and use snow mud/sand and then rock and see if there are any problems. This might help narrow things down.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-04-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By CIEGOS
SRT ring and pinion into '14 v8 Overland

Would the SRT 3.70 ratio ring and pinion fit into a stock V8 WK2 overland rear and front differential?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-18-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By CIEGOS
Great looking jeep. I like the last couple...

Great looking jeep. I like the last couple pictures. It is good to see a young couple enjoying their Jeeping together.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 87 vs 89 octane in 2014 V-8

There are two schools of thoughts on this, imo. The one I subscribe to is I purchased a $40k+ SUV and spending a little extra on a higher octane fuel shouldn't be a cost issue but a performance...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,238
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Limited with Offroad Packages

You could always get a Limited or Overland and install the appropriate skid plates and tow hooks separately.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,453
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Your opinion of Hill Descent Control?

I got a chance to use it on the Leadville side Mosquito Pass and it worked very well. There was no brake fade whatsoever. It was great to have the control over the speed by using the shifter. As a...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-14-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By CIEGOS
Great pictures. :)

Great pictures. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

And I give you the definition of a troll.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

I am glad you like your jeep. The 2014's are great. You should be proud of it. The Motortrend article was with a tailwind now? How would you possibly know that? You know ads nowadays are based on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-12-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

'11 28.2 seconds is less than '14 28.5 seconds. Keep cherry picking man. :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-12-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Throughout this entire thread you have repeatedly said the '14 v6 was as fast or as quick when compared to the '11-13 v8 when it isn't. 0-60 the v8 wins, figure 8 the v8 wins (handling), and in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Not only did the 2011 v8 lay down a 0-60 in 7.3 but the curb weight was 5252lbs

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2010 Land Rover LR4 - Comparison - Motor Trend...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-09-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 393
Views: 32,916
Posted By CIEGOS
~350k '97 Cherokee 4.0L and 230k '03 Grand 4.7L....

~350k '97 Cherokee 4.0L and 230k '03 Grand 4.7L. The grand is still the daily driver. The cherokee is the ice fishing truck. These are my old mans jeeps and run great. I hope I can get close to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
This guy has to be an out of work US congressman....

This guy has to be an out of work US congressman. I am almost positive.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Please enlighten us on the differences between Motor Trends and Motorweeks testing equipment and (THIS IS THE BIG ONE)how the differences would generate a substantial discrepancy between times....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

I am glad to hear your neighbor is happy with his jeep. They are meant to be enjoyed and the 8speed is the tranny the v6 always needed no doubt. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

(Motor Trend)
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2010 Land Rover LR4 - Comparison - Motor Trend...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,865
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Here is a fine publication posting a 0-60 time for a v6 2011 Grand Cherokee

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4dr 4x4 Overview...
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