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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-19-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 5.7 hemi engines

Easy from the outside unless its an 08.

05-06 have the black plastic (thick as in tall) cladding along the sides. 07 has thin. The 05-06 have the separate rear tails (ie. turn signal and brake...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,007
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Better (Best) Year for Used?

do you need to drop the gas tank to do that plate? even without the off road package you still get the plastic shield for that right?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-16-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Maintenance questions - transfer case torque values

You are right. I swear I was looking at that diagram from wk jeeps but it was abbreviated and did only had the following plug torque. I'm an idiot... But I am positive there is another doc...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-12-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Maintenance questions - transfer case torque values

I have the NV140 single speed transfer case. Will be changing out fluid for the first time (myself, dealer had done it on other occasions).

http://wkjeeps.com/misc/nv140_01.jpg

WK jeeps lists...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,410
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: It's Cold and the JEEP squeals!

If it makes you feel any better my 07 makes that squeal on cold mornings all the time. Well it did for 4+ years when I lived in a place that got cold (upstate NY).
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 01-02-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 05 overland bad mileage

What is the correct way to clean this? My manual on my 07 wk or maybe wkjeeps says you are not supposed to clean the throttle body because if some coating. Is it different for the v8s? Dealer...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,641
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Owners: Would you buy your Grand Cherokee again?

I do not own a WK2, but my WK is over 107k now and it was a previous rental car. My father has a 2008 4runner limited 4x4 he bought new. I have driven both extensively and can say the following...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-15-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,081
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: $50k+ is a lot of money for a new vehicle...

A little off topic, but what kind of tonneau do you have on your new truck? Does it allow you to open and close the tailgate with it down?

The only one I can seem to find is the extand solidfold...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-25-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,572
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: which would you pick?

How do you get body color mirrors? Are you getting body color door handles?

Is it a special option or are you just ordering laredo mirrors and putting it on after the fact
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-17-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Newbie looking at buying a 2006 Limited tomorrow. Any advice?

I've had my WK from 18k - > 102k so far. It was a prior rental.

I've been religious with maintenance - 30k diff/tcase/60k trans, etc but the vehicle has been ridden hard...

Issues:
In 36k ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-04-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 2012 Laredo E with Selec-Terrain

See above, either that or it was an odd fleet order.

My wk was a fleet order, had all the 'features' of the laredo x at the time (leather, heated, blah blah) but no sunroof. It was an impossible...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-03-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,202
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 2014 JGC Video (Moose test/Off Road/Water Fording/Steep Snow Hill Climb

what color is that in the video?

that matte gray green?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Any off road trails in binghamton or ithaca?

i grew up in the area, there are no real offroad trails what so ever, certainly nothing like out west

plenty of forest service roads to go play around on, especially if they are wet and/or...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 09-29-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,340
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: New 2014 Limited 4X4 V8

Congrats looks great. Hard to find good pics of the limited 2014 trims. What are the tires that came with the ORA2 package?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-22-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Best A/T tire for WK (if possible with SSS snowflake)?

I'm looking at buying a new set for my 07 WK. Highway driving mostly, but extensive forest service road (gravel and dirt) driving as well, less mud. Moving to the Pac NW (I had snow tires for the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-09-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,357
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: The 2014 Grand Cherokee is quite capable off-road

I may have missed this, but did you have QDII? or the QTII
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-22-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: '13 buying advice-worth it?

Could you elaborate please? It seems to me the door handles would require a complete replacement and is the mirror cap replaceable? If that's the case you are still looking a bit out of pocket to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,077
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 2014 Overland test drive. Review and pics of Granite exterior. Amazing!!!

Do you know if the door handles and the mirror cap are just caps or are they integral parts of those components.

For the gmt 900 chevy trucks, all those parts were easy swaps since they were just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-03-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,398
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Use Caution if Using Low Fuel Light to Determine Refueling

That is very odd, I don't know about the WK2 but on any other jeep I've driven including my WK I could get an easy 40-50 miles highway after the fuel light comes on based on tank capacity and actual...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-03-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,589
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Stole this from the WK site... What did you do to your WK2!

Not gonna lie, I was totally not feeling the front end of the wk2 facelift at all till I saw that pic in your sig. That looks amazing...doesn't look so squinty with the darker colors.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-31-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Aux input on radio - only plays one channel audio

No it makes sense, that happens all the time to me with my phone. But in this case it seems to be some shitty solder job inside the unit itself. If I didn't have the warranty i'd either open the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,094
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Jeep warranty lagging competitors?

Hyundai has 10 yr/100k powertrain here in the US. Chrysler has a 5/60k powertrain as do many other 'normal' manufacturers.


I agree build quality needs to improve but throwing on a long...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-28-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 683
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Aux input on radio - only plays one channel audio

I figure it has a short or some shitty soldering or whatever. I tried with two different 3.5mm audio cables and two different devices, still only get right channel audio. Normal radio plays fine on...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-20-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,278
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 60K Mile Scheduled Maintenance coming up, have a few questions..

Is the tensioner pulley assembly hard to do?

Is the bearing noise the higher pitch occasional squealing?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-23-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Curious - any way to get qdII without quadra lift on the wk2?

Its also too bad they left off the locking front diff on qdII when the shifted from wk to wk2
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-19-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Either new model year, just wanted to see if it...

Either new model year, just wanted to see if it was possible thanks
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-18-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,110
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Curious - any way to get qdII without quadra lift on the wk2?

It seems the limiteds with just off road 1 / trailer 4 can get you the full size spare/big alternator, but you still have qtII.

Iis that correct? adding off road 2 gets you qd2 but also quadra...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,660
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

Looks good but that hood decal reminds me of the fast and the furious civic days
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-27-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,097
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Warranty and Service Maintenance Plans

Hi Pat I have a stupid question. I have an 07 WK I bought used 1 year old. When I was purchasing my lifetime maxcare (after purchasing lifetime powertrain) the people on the DCX hotline back then...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-27-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Transmission Temp

On the Chevy and Ford forums their new 6 spds they are seeing 200 regularly with heavy grades and towing, up to 210 or more.

GM/Ford say that it is normal.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,126
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Is MaxCare Lifetime a good care?

So I bought maxcare for my used (former rental) 07 WK in 2008. At the time Daimler Chrysler was offering maxcare for NON-Chrysler models (Ford, GM).

Does Chrysler still offer this? I think I had...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,111
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Afraid to Buy a 2012 GC

Consider Lifetime maxcare.

One thing to note, jeeps (and chrysler in general) has a pretty stringent maintenance schedule. 30-36k fluids front rear diff, tcase, spark plugs. 60k tranny fluid. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-15-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,451
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: WK2 New Door Hinge Design vs. WK - Vibration

I'll tell you what, I have a an 07 WK and find the door hinges to be atrocious. Not until 2009 i think did they fix them, made them 3 bolts to the frame vs just 2. With 2 the hinge flexes (actually...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-25-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,537
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Fair pricing or outragous?

That price would have been a low-fair offer in 2008. Today, nope.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-26-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,805
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Rolling backwards on a grade

My 07 rolls back faster than any other automatic I have ever driven. Shouldn't be an issue with hill start assist on the wk2.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-05-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,309
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Cancel Extended Service Contract

He is correct. You have up to 48k/48 months to purchase your warranty from the in service date of the vehicle. Which is odd, because you could find something broken after the initial 3yr/36k but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-18-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 54,785
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for you WK2?

Any particular reason? How does the WK2 interior compare to the new ram interiors in your opinion? Hows the 4wd compare?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-12-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: 2012 Tranny options for V8

If anything the 8 spd is for the V8...those tired old 545rfes really need to be put out of their misery already. The initial 8 spd rumors came as a light truck replacement trans...for both gas and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-05-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,093
Posted By beepbeepimajeep
Re: Lug nuts

There are other sources of warping too, my rotors were warped when I purchased mine, but it was a rental with 20k miles of abuse. We had an impala rental that only had D and L so we were riding the...
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