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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-28-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By silvermax04
I got rid of them for a few reasons mainly ,...

I got rid of them for a few reasons mainly , shaking at highway speeds, bad handling and noisey They wernt the best in the rain but not terrible. They are a very soft and bouncy tire and sometimes...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-05-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,539
Posted By silvermax04
Re: MaxCare Warranty??

if you keep cars for a long time the lifetime maxcare is a bargain at around 2k and you get the rentals with it. Jeep doesn't do loaners be nice if they did and we can say they should but they don't...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-29-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Another Recall

Grand Cherokee Production Dates for this one: OCT 03, 2013 - APR 11, 2014
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,101
Posted By silvermax04
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

Since you bought and have maxcare you get a rental car no question there at all. When you call to make the appointment tell them you want the rental and to schedule it. Its the dealers job to take...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-18-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,346
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Follow the manual for break in and you will be fine. don't baby it, note the part below about doing full throttle acceleration

ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
A long break-in period is not...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-18-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 15,101
Posted By silvermax04
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

Id take it back to the place that messed it up and make them fix it. hopefully they are more inclined to get it right the second time around and they are more familar with the history of what has...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-11-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Oil Change

That is funny because several of us with the V8s, which requires 7 quarts end up on the add a quart area when we put 7 quarts in. Putting in 8 brings it up to the full line but then you are over...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,158
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit no tow hooks

this thread may help you out a little with getting the hooks on, a few of us have done it

2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 543
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Oil Change Question

I think you are going to get a lot of differing opinions on this one.
With normal driving the evic will tell you to change it about every 10,000 that number will be reduced if you drive your jeep in...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 09-03-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By silvermax04
Mine is 2014 also. Slide the passenger seat all...

Mine is 2014 also. Slide the passenger seat all the way forward. From the passenger back seat, lift up the cover under the passenger seat, the battery is in there. Use a 10 millimeter wrench and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,345
Posted By silvermax04
Re: New tire

I contacted Nokian a few months ago and asked them about the noise level of the WRG3 SUV they stated that it was not the quietest of their tires but was by no means loud and referred me to consumer...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-03-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,838
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Another jeep recall!!

they don't take the headliner out to replace shark fin they can get to it by that plastic panel near it. I had that fish fin done its pretty painless they did a good job could not even tell they had...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-29-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,492
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Cornering apparently isn't THAT good...

so he was going fast enough through a neighborhood to rip off both back wheels like that. what an idiot, ticking a little above speed limit on the highway is one thing but in a neighborhood is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,584
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

I had the part time shaking issues like you describe. The thing about it only doing it sometimes is that more than likely a bad wheel bearing is going to do it all the time not some of the time. The...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,005
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

Actually that was one of the questions I had when I was looking and I emailed Nokian and asked them. The first thing I was looking for in a tire was a smooth and quiet all season highway tire. They...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Conti CrossContact LX20

already a thread on them, they sound good so far

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/continental-crosscontact-lx20-265-50r20-77112.html
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 24,542
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

yep the bumper chrome comes off but you need to pop the clips on the backside of them not sure about the ones on the side
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 24,542
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

Im not overly impressed either thought there would be more of darkening difference than just brushing the chrome a little. The door handles and mirrors do look good though, like that part. grill does...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-01-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,643
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

Here is a picture of the hooks with an acceptable size D-ring that fits fine in the setup that you can get a recovery strap around if needed

Amazon.com : Chain D Rigging Shackle for Boat 5/8 -...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 24,542
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

I got black but the white ones look really good in the summit I was impressed when I saw them you will definitely like it.

Cant wait to see what the Platinum package looks like
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 453
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Turn off FCW

hmmm sorry to tell you this but looks like they put your summit together wrong. knew I had seen this around somewhere. looks like a trip to the dealer for a new center stack...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 160,748
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

Concerning the extended service contract if any one is interested in the Chrysler maxcare lifetime or the others what I would suggest is that you print out the best online price you can find(probably...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 GC Summit Front Air Dam Removal

Bill, yes take a look over here

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f156/2014-summit-front-tow-hooks-76230-2.html#post1046986
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Does this look right?

The edges of the piece hanging down should tuck in behind that plastic on the right. push up on it and tuck it in it should not be hanging down like that.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-18-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,643
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

I have had some requests for dimensions on the hole I cut. here is a picture of the dimensions that worked for mine. please remember that this is what worked for mine but it is possible that your...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-13-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,396
Posted By silvermax04
Continental CrossContact LX20 265/50R20

Looks like Continental has added the 265/50R20 size to the CrossContact LX20. Tire rack has that tire as number 1 in the Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season class. Price is good also. Anyone have any...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,643
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

I know a picture is worth 1000 words right lol. wish I would have taken a few more shots while I was doing it. maybe this will help a little below is what the clip looks like sitting in the bumper...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-05-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,643
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

sure, put the quadra lift all the way up, take out the 5 or 6 plastic quarter turn thumb turn things, take out the 4 plastic push rivets on the front under edge of the air dam, pull the air baffle...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,643
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

Finally got around to putting the tow hooks on my summit. went fairly well, I took the air dam off and cut the holes for the hooks with one of those osculating cutters and then put it all back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 992
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Dashboard Rattle?

I had a rattle/buzz/vibration type of sound that I swore was coming from in the dash behind the uconnect screen. heard it most under acceleration and hitting bumps fairly loud and annoying, lived...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,503
Posted By silvermax04
Re: TSB Numbers for 14 WK2 Issues

Try going to a different dealer for service some(or I should say many) are just rotten. I changed dealers and is the difference of night and day getting things done.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 62,237
Posted By silvermax04
Re: I Think I Fixed My Rough Shifting 8sp Transmission

you should not be able to just pull it off if you can then someone forgot to tighten it. it should be loosened and tightened with 10mm as described above.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,255
Posted By silvermax04
Re: '14 - UConnect Access Trial Expiration and Renewal Cost

Maybe they should move it to $14.99 for a year for what they are offering and they may get a few more takers. lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 160,748
Posted By silvermax04
A year ago when i bought mine the 7% was the...

A year ago when i bought mine the 7% was the lowest and just about the best anywhere and nobody else was touching it. So no thd deal was set and that was what it was nothing more or less. Now a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By silvermax04
Re: My new Summit!

your gas mileage will improve after a few thousand miles. you will be surprised what you will get with the 5.7 highway cursing, on extended highway only cruising at 65 I have got 25mpg, it wont be as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By silvermax04
Re: My new Summit!

Looks good congrat on the new ride!! Have had my summit 5.7 for one year exactly now. if you have questions I can let you know the goods and the bads lol Enjoy
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By silvermax04
Re: tire time =(

don't let those tire rack surveys be your only decision point. I recently bought the highest rated tire for my size and I have issues and getting rid of them. if you are looking for a smooth ride...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,600
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Picking up a brand new 14, need opinions!

Its not employee pricing, its just a group buy that was worked out with a dealer in northern Virginia and jeepgarage people. Anybody can get it if they want to drive to Northern Virginia. It has been...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-31-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 759
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Service Manual is now available

So is the 2014 Grand Cherokee, nice thanks for the tip

https://www.techauthority.com/en-US/Pages/ItemDetail.aspx?itemID=91605&catID=378960
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,659
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Tom yes they replaced it and it fixed the problem
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