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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-27-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: suggestions on tires for stock 14 Grand Cherokee

Greetings,

Their is a number of threads here regarding the Nokian WRG3 SUV. However, I did not see your tire size listed. I would give them a call anyway because sometimes they have new sizes...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-20-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 9 speaker set up question

Greetings,

This link should give you more insight and understanding:

Experience Alpine - Jeep (http://www.experiencealpine.com/jeep/)

Hope it helps.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-12-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 9+Subwoofer Amplified Speaker Brand

Greetings,

The headunit is from Harman.

The DSP/Amp is from Alpine.

The speakers could be from Alpine or FCA uses generic. In my 2011, it was stamped Chrysler.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-12-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: New owner looking for insight on adding a DSP

Greetings and welcome,

Nice equipment list. You should consider the HAT L8SE, they are amazing. As for the rear-fills consider going with a full range wide band speaker. You can setup as...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-31-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Complete Audio upgrade - 14' Overland Alpine 9

Greetings and welcome,

My first suggestion, in my signature section, their is a link to my Alpine upgrade. This give you a good idea what is about to happen. ;)

DSP:

The bottom line to get...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 07-09-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,478
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: iDatalink Speculation...

Greetings,

Right now, only the Alpine units will have Uconnect builtin. The 009 series and I am not sure on the 008's. Modifications to the trim will most likely have to occur.

If you can wait...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-27-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 22,872
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Carplay

Greetings,

A very excellent statement.

Since I have been using computers going back to the mid 1970's, I have seen may of a operating system come and go. Some of them were superior to what the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-23-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: New member

Greetings and welcome.

For lighting, any major online jeep parts store has the lighting you are looking for. Google any one of these: Summit Racing, Auto Everything, Just 4 jeeps and 4wd just to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-11-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: New Cooper Tire

Greetings,

Cooper responded to the complaints about the AT/3 very quickly. One of the key things they did was to get the mountain flake symbol on the tire for winter conditions. Another...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-06-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,363
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Navigation update now available

Greetings,

My 2 cents about the statement for the General Public:

If you have the 2013Q4 version already by verifying it on your Uconnect system, you are good to go and do not waste your money...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-28-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 46,211
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Greetings,

Thanx for the info.

Not that I am going to abandon Jeep, but this is the wave of the future and good old FCA, IMHO, is way behind the times with the infotainment concept.

It is a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-25-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,152
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Is it possible to install an Android Auto/Apple CarPlay HU in 2014 Jeep WK2 Overl

Greetings,

As you have found out, their is nothing at the present time to go the aftermarket headunit. Your only 2 options, is go with one of the lockpick devices to get to a better platform or...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 851
Views: 46,211
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Greetings,

Try using this in your next letter or posting. If you have not done so, do so. Every voice helps.


I am writing to you on very irritating matter to me that my 2014 Jeep Grand...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-26-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 46,211
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Map Update

Greetings,

At today's NYC Jeep Meet, I put the word out and ask our fellow members to join our cause. Even those who leased the Jeep are concerned. As the word spreads, sooner or later reality...
Forum: NorthEast 04-26-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,761
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Spring Jeep meet NYC!!!

Greetings,

I am glad that you made it and we certainly enjoyed your company. Next time a good old fashion BBQ.

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-22-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 851
Views: 46,211
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: 851
Views: 46,211
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: 402
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 04-11-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Audison Bit one installation

Greetings and welcome,

Which system do you have currently? The stock 6 speaker, Alpine or HK?

And what are your plans?

Best for now.:)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-10-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,841
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: 26
Views: 1,918
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: 267
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: 21
Views: 1,177
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: 21
Views: 1,177
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: 313
Views: 34,841
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: 21
Views: 1,177
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: 2,581
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: 371
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: 2,593
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 03-14-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,741
Posted By 1stJeepGC
Re: Upgrade stock 6 speaker system on 2015 JGC Limited

Greetings,

The selection of the speakers that you are interested in are far better than the stock OE. You will for sure appreciate them.

Regarding placement of the rear, this is really a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-09-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,050
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: 140
Views: 17,097
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: 984
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: 140
Views: 17,097
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: 146
Views: 22,872
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: 6,213
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: 31
Views: 3,900
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: 5,530
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: 2,418
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: 5,530
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...
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