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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By thex2
Re: Bad sound coming from front end... sounds like I need grease in a bearing or some

How can I tell if they are holding grease?

Update: drove the vehicle again after letting it sit in the garage for 2-3 hours and wasn't able to replicate the noise again by duplicating the same...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By thex2
Re: Bad sound coming from front end... sounds like I need grease in a bearing or some

Well the original noise I heard was at 35mph or so going straight to get onto an on ramp to get on the interstate. Once the on ramp turned, the noise went away and then that's when it came back when...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By thex2
Bad sound coming from front end... sounds like I need grease in a bearing or somethin

Background info:
2006 Overland with 89k miles
Today was the first time I ever heard this noise.
High heat and high humidity (Tampa, FL)
Location on vehicle: Passenger-front

Symptom:
It was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By thex2
Re: Tire pressure sensors 2007 WK

I like the idea of getting the Dorman cloneable sensors, but I don't have two of the old sensors to detect the ID off of. Do they all share 1 ID or do I need to go to the dealership at least once to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,954
Posted By thex2
Re: aftermarket battery selection

definitely some good points. I'll look into getting it mounted. Thx for the heads up o/
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-09-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,954
Posted By thex2
Re: aftermarket battery selection

I've been running the Optima D27F YellowTop battery for 3 years now with no issues. I don't even have it mounted down because the old battery mounts wouldn't fit with this battery. It just rattles...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-09-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By thex2
Re: Tire pressure sensors 2007 WK

I had two sensors replaced by a Good Year Tire service center. I specifically requested OEM parts to be installed and they claimed that they got OEM parts from NAPA. The Service tire system lights up...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-29-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,544
Posted By thex2
Re: What do you guys think....

That combination you have looks ridiculous. Makes me wish I had a black cherokee so I could copy you. I'd only change two things...
http://208.36.232.209/eBooks/blackwithbronze.jpg

While my...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-29-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By thex2
Re: Dimming wire under dash

Did you ever figure this out? And if so, what was the answer?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-06-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By thex2
Re: Installed new suspension and now uConnect doesn't work???

Thanks for the tip. I didn't see anything in that area that was unplugged or loose.

Ended up fixing the issue, but not quite sure how...

Pulled the uConnect module from the vehicle. Pulled the...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-09-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,495
Posted By thex2
Re: Replacement shocks

Negative. I like the ride height where it's at and the coils, even though they may be shot, feel good.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-06-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By thex2
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-04-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,495
Posted By thex2
Re: Replacement shocks

After installing the Monroe struts up front and shocks in the rear, with all new mounts and the other misc rubber parts I was advised to replace, the suspension was still too lose. I had the 74k mile...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 06-02-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By thex2
Installed new suspension and now uConnect doesn't work???

Had a mechanic install new struts, shocks & sway bars and now my uConnect doesn't work. Anybody have any ideas of whether something under the hood or under the vehicle could have gotten unplugged...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-22-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,495
Posted By thex2
Re: Replacement shocks

I called Monroe today and they said the Monro-Matic's are supposed to replicate the OE shocks in every way except they last longer. They said the Reflex's provide a smoother ride & a firmer ride at...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-22-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,495
Posted By thex2
Re: Replacement shocks

Awesome. Thank you for the reply. I look forward to knowing the height of those reflex's up front. I'm going to call Monroe tomorrow and see if I can get some of those answers. I'll post back with...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-21-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,495
Posted By thex2
Re: Replacement shocks

You mentioned that you had the Reflex's up front and the LL's in the back, but I don't see any rear LL's on Monroe's website. I only see Sensa-Trac's, Reflex's & Monro-Matic's for the rear. Are the...
Forum: Visual Modifications 04-13-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,516
Posted By thex2
Re: BC CoilOvers Installed

I was originally hoping that if I ran these coilover's without signifcantly lowering the vehicle that I'd have a softer ride and avoid the extreme stiffness everybody speaks about in here. However, I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-09-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,069
Posted By thex2
Re: Car wash company no longer washing older Jeeps

Which one wins, the gas or the brake, when you hold the brake down while the vehicle is trying to accelerate?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-09-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By thex2
Re: Stuck in 4 Low & Service 4wd System

I brought my vehicle in for a tune-up and the mechanic found a whole bunch of stuff that was giving me problems. I don't know which of the below fixed the problem with my stuck in 4wd issue, but one...
Forum: Member Product Reviews 03-09-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,158
Posted By thex2
Re: iSimple ISCH73 Review (iPod automotive adapter)

Sorry to bump an old thread but I just ran into trouble with my ISCH73 and figured I'd post an update here in case anybody else had this issue. I just had a heater core replaced in my vehicle and the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-12-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By thex2
Re: Stuck in 4 Low & Service 4wd System

C1413. They said that message is for a faulty 4WD low switch. I don't think it was that though because the differential was locked. I'd imagine something mechanical got stuck and I was just lucky it...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-12-2012, 01:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By thex2
Re: Stuck in 4 Low & Service 4wd System

Roger that dr.lee.baugh. I was hoping this was a common problem but since it doesn't appear to be, I'll do as you said and bring it by to see if they can pull the code off of it. Thanks for the help....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-11-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,989
Posted By thex2
Stuck in 4 Low & Service 4wd System

I went off roading the other day. One of my differentials locked and didn't unlock. I'm not sure which one as I was trying to leave in a hurry and didn't have time to diagnose but it felt like the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-09-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,309
Posted By thex2
Re: Headlight "Whistler" mod

DO IT!
http://bugatti-ferrari.tk/images/Ferrari_360_Spider_White/Ferrari_360_Spider_White_8.jpg
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-03-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,134
Posted By thex2
Re: Anyone ever put weight in the back of their WK for winter driving?

I've been driving around with 220lbs of concrete in the back of my vehicle for the past year now. It drives much smoother with the added weight... been meaning to find some free weights to replace...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-02-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By thex2
Re: What type of HID High Beams?

what do you expect? just google him and you'll find all the other people who've gotten ripped off by him for much more than $20.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-29-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By thex2
Re: What type of HID High Beams?

not with a bi-xenon setup. the way bi-xenon's work is that they cut off the top half of the light output when the low beams are on. when the high beams are on, it removes the blocker and let's all of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-23-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By thex2
Re: Will this Optima Fit?

I got the optima d27f. It fits without having to bend anything.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-15-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 794
Posted By thex2
Re: WK Breaking door handle pockets

Can you please link me? My searches on ebay were giant failures. Thx.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-24-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,157
Posted By thex2
Re: Neeedz moar horsepowerz

I've been looking at this: http://www.vortechsuperchargers.com/product.php?p=145

I want to do it at the same time as my air suspension. I just don't know if it'll destroy the tranny. Anybody know...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-23-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,110
Posted By thex2
Re: Tint Bust

My theory is to make it way beyond illegal and the police won't **** with you. I've had police pull up to me at lights and try to look in and then after about 1-2 seconds of failing, they look...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-17-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,509
Posted By thex2
Re: A day of fun in the hills with some Jeeps

Thanks buddy, tis some creative thinking. It really does make the Light Khaki Jeep look badass. I keep wanting to install GRAND CHEROKEE in those colors but can't find any decals to do it :(...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-16-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,509
Posted By thex2
Re: A day of fun in the hills with some Jeeps

Nice pics. Your ride looks badass. Where'd you get the MOPAR decal for the rear and do you have any night shots of those lights?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-09-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By thex2
Re: Recirculating air doesn't seem to work

My gear had fallen off. It was hanging right beneath the electric motor. Thanks for the tip. It'll be nice to finally have this resolved :D
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-27-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By thex2
Re: Recirculating air doesn't seem to work

Also, I probably should have specified.. the light turns on when I turn on the A/C circulation button, so it's not anything like the defroster preventing it from engaging. Thanks for the tips...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-25-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,352
Posted By thex2
Recirculating air doesn't seem to work

I posted on this a while back and didn't get any good responses, so I figured I'd give it another shot. My recirculating air button doesn't do anything. If there's a vehicle in front of my with a...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-04-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,673
Posted By thex2
Re: Tires?!?!?

Michelin has a set of LTX M/S's that are the size you're looking for. They last 10+ years, 100,000 miles+ and they're good on any terrain. I highly recommend them. They'll also be the best tire for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-29-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By thex2
Re: Parking lights - suggestions needed

Wow, those are perfect. Thanks for the link. I'll definitely look into it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-29-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By thex2
Re: Parking lights - suggestions needed

I can't do that because I'm using after market lights that aren't setup for that... nor can I set them up for that because of flickering issues that'll harm the ballasts.

Also, back when I had...
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