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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-22-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 20,917
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: 20" Nitto Terra Grapplers

Thanks everyone for posting, I think you have sold me on the 265/50/20 Nitto Grapplers. I have been quoted $893 and $850 installed by two local shops.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-19-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,649
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Stall after start

Hi all, I have been experiencing the same issues as you have described.

Dealer called and confirmed they are replacing TIPM and on back order with no ETA at the moment. I am in rental provided...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-21-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,027
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: scratched wheel

Thanks for this link Im not sure which rim paint to purchase for a 2011 Overland Rim

Satin Carbon Pearl
or
Tech Silver Metallic
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-04-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,400
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Alarm goes off randomly

Im having the same issue while parked at my raquet club. I will be on the courts and hear MY alarm going off. Takes me a few minutes to run close enough to the Jeep to turn it off. How emabarassing....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-21-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Scuffed Rim - How to fix?

I just joined the scuffed rim club. :eek: Had my Durango for 10 Years and never scuffed its rim. I could use a fix for this too.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-16-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,123
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: wk2 - tire damage do I need to replace all 4

I think the measuremant was 3/50 He said 350.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-16-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,123
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: wk2 - tire damage do I need to replace all 4

I guess that its enough difference to take a toll on the transfer case. They did say they can shave the new tire for $30 to meet the same tolerance of the older tire. Doesnt seem like a bad...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-16-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,123
Posted By HEADSHOCK
wk2 - tire damage do I need to replace all 4

I have a question about my wk2 overland. I just had a rear tire get damaged where they have to replace it. The car has about 12k miles on it. The tire shop measured the tire tread wear and told...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-04-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Front shocks replaced

I had my rear Passenger Side shock replaced due to a leak and a thud. I sitll get a thud or rattle in the rear.
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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

FYI - My problem still exists, errrrr. Its not as bad but its still there. Now it almost always occurs when I am making a left hand turn and give it some gas. I hear a little thunk.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-17-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,956
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: 4.7 vs New V6

Is this the same 4.7 that they put in the Dodge Durango? I had this engine in my durango, it was a 1st gen. I think that the 3.6 is a better engine. I dont miss the 4.7 at all. I am getting almost...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-25-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

Picked up the car from the dealer, parts are ordered. The dealer didn't actually do anything except order parts. I found a 3 inch scrape and dent on my front quarter panel that the dealer verified...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-25-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

Dealer just called. They found that my right rear strut is leaking and are going to replace it. Its on order but driveable. Come to think of it when I went under the car the rear strut did appear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-25-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,758
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Real World MPG for the V6 and 8

I average 13-14 driving in my neighborhood. I normally drive 1 mile to the gym then 1 mile home. Sometimes take it a mile or 2 to the store.

When I drive to Tahoe which is about 60 miles, from...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 10-25-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,053
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: 2012 V6 Dual Exhaust?

The only reason I considered the V8 was because I like the look of the dual exhaust.

I'll sit here with my popcorn to see if anyone posts an AM option on Duals for a v6.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-24-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

Sounds similar to my problem. Dealer called today and they kept my car overnight. I won't know what they find until tomorrow sometime.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-24-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

Have the car in the shop using the Lifetime Maxcare warrenty. Got me a free rental car :-) They seem to think this is a known problem and have a tsb for it. I will update when I get the car back...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-21-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

Thanks for all of the replys, glad none of you are hearing hte same issue. I need to get my wife to recreate the issue for me while I move around the vehicle. Im thinking it could be suspension...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Seat Back

Same problem, bending the arms does not help for me. Looks like i am going to have to schedule a trip to the dealer.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,584
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Rattle - Rear Passenger inside compartment area

I have this rattle that I cant seem to locate in my WK2. I can recreate it by driving up into my driveway and backing down allowing the rear passenger tire to go back and forth across the curb. The...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-18-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 52,701
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: WK2 Front Tow Hook Installation (pic heavy)

Thanks for the writeup, install went smooth except I installed the long bolts on the main bracket first (DOH). Hope I never need them. Took about 2 hours
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-04-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,864
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Tire Inflation With Nitrogen

Drove my Jeep a year w/o touching the air pressure in the Nitrogen Tires. Today the sensor light went on and I decided to goto a local shop to see how much nitrogen would cost versus filling with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-29-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 635
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Older Thule Clamp on Kits (Cxx) with Mopar Cross Bars?

Does anyone know if the older Clamp on kits work with the Mopar Cross bars? I am refering to the Clampon kits CO2, CO4, CO5, C25, C28, C33, or C35. I know they replaced this with a universal clampon...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-31-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: usaa?

Can I get this rebate if I didnt buy the car threw usaa and it was purchased 8 months ago? I am a usaa member.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-16-2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 30,422
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Chrysler Extended Warranty Prices

I purchased the maxcare lifetime warranty and received the contract but dont see anything in the contract that says I must get a free inspection withing 60 days of the 5 year purchase price to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-11-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,021
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Overall height with tailgate open

O/A length with Tailgate open: 208 inches, 17 feet 4 inches.

This was just a quick measure.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,021
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Overall height with tailgate open

Good idea, a roller door will probably be cheaper than marriage counseling :lol: I just took a "quick" measure its more like 84 to 85 inches at the top of the wiper when the tailgate is opened. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-03-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,316
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Should I get Chrome or Black side steps?

I like both but bought the chrome. I was worried about the black rusting, not sure if thats a valid concern.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-25-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,603
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Lifetime warranty

When I went to the web page it had me enter my email and start the process. I canceled out of it before the purchase option. The email wth the coupon code went into my spam folder.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-18-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Weird FOB Scenerio

I play a lot of tennis and alway keep my FOB atttached to my tennis bag.

1) Done playing tennis, approach car and use the FOB to open the tailgate.
2) Place Tennis bag and FOB in back of car...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-15-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,483
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Sport Mode

Probably a silly question. Is there a sport mode button? I have always turned the round knob to get to sport mode. A button would be nice.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,603
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Lifetime warranty

I finally bit the bullet and purchased this last week. Thanks everyone for the input to this forum. If I find out anything that hasn't already been posted I will update it here. My Price was $2050...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-15-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 23,396
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: mud flaps on GC ?

Any further updates on this topic from the guys that were ordering them? What do you think? I'm debating putting them on my black overland.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,616
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Did anyone name their WK2?

LOL - "Mine", thats classic.

Darth - May the force be with you. I call my Buddies Navigator the SS Enterprise.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,616
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Did anyone name their WK2?

This is silly but fun:

We decided to call ours "Ninja". It was the "The Ninja" I attempted to call it "Super Ninja" but "Ninja" Stuck. When I call my wife from the hands free while driving. I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-26-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,009
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: 3.6 Overland - Shudder? while in idle but driving in a parking lot

Update: Finally went into the dealer. At first I thought this was going to be a waste of time while talking to the guy at the front desk. Every symptom I described he refered to as normal. I was...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-10-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,511
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Shark Fin Antenna

Allows me to put 4 snowboards on my roof without dodging an antenna.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-10-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,511
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: Shark Fin Antenna

I dont notice any difference in the FM quality with the sharkfin.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,095
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: 2011 jeep GC steering wheel to big?

I really like it a lot. When I go back to driving my Durango its steering wheel feels small.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-22-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By HEADSHOCK
Re: huskey weather beater mats and cargo liner

I have the husky mats, they came in handy when my sister and neices came to visit and a messy weekend up in tahoe. I like how well they fit in the floor area. My only observation is they are very...
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