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Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-17-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,879
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: I'm done with Lube Joints

Heres a funny story, guy where I work, bought a CPO Volvo xc90.

Anyhow , he negotiates the deal, goes to pick it up next day since they were supposed to prep it for delivery.

gets in drives 4...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-16-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: AMSOIL for Differential & Transfer Case

dont forget your power steering fluid and brake fluid.

How much pearl was in the fluids you drained out?

Must of looked nasty at 50k miles.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-15-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,893
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: First impressions of 2016 3.6L Pentastar

So anyone who has owned a 2014/15 and the new 2016 3.6 care to comment?

Can you tell the new version has more TQ and better mileage?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-06-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: AMSOIL for Differential & Transfer Case

You cant go wrong with Amsoil. sign up for a personal account and you can get better pricing.

I just ordered a bunch of product yesterday, they had a 4.95$ shipping on orders over 50$ :)

I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-06-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,952
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Water pump already ?

So from sounds of it you get a warning, some seepage and or bearing noise before it fails.

Funny dont hear too many WP failures on the LX/Challenger boards.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,321
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: WK2: 100k mile 'review'

Got mine fixed as part of the purchase of my 02, dealer change the front calipers and pads to the Akebonos.

Still have my 02 WJ, brakes are really no big deal to me, cost of new rotors and pads...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-12-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,825
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Doug Thorley Tri-Y WJ Headers

I wonder how the emissions work without the upper mini cats, would a cell be triggered?

How much work to install these?
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-28-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,035
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Another 9-speed transmission thread.......

HAve a 2015 Latitude 4 clinder as a free loaner while my PT GT is having a timing belt done.

Anyhow, quite impressed with it, I was expecting quirky shifting from all I have read, but seems to be...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-08-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,383
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Wk2....how many miles on yours, and what problems???

Dropped off Jeep this morning to have the headlamp replaced and a State Inspection sticker.

Asked the service writer who was a tech for 20 ys. and he looked up and said the HID module is covered...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-07-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,383
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Wk2....how many miles on yours, and what problems???

Yes I am just shy of 1 yr. Picked it up 5/11/2015 and was built on 4/26/2015.

Yes the HID with the LED's on the Overland list for 1200$

I do beleive they are warrantied for the 3/36 and are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,383
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Wk2....how many miles on yours, and what problems???

2015 Hemi Overland

12K miles, they replaced the rear 1/4 trim in the hatch area because of a large gap in fit/finish. It goes in Friday to have the passanger HID headlamp replaced because one of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 04-01-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: 02 limited Quadra drive front diff Kaboom!

Thanks for the reply.

How many miles did you get out of the original axles?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 04-01-2016, 12:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: 02 limited Quadra drive front diff Kaboom!

So did you get this fixed?

Also what is he best replacement CV axles for the front Dana?

Rock auto lists

New

AWPI?
Suretrack ?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WJ 04-01-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Tranny Fluid Pan Gasket

Cant beat Mopar Gray.

I also put a B&M bulkhead drain plug in my pan so I can do some drain and refills between filter changes.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,392
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: For those who drive a Hemi 5.7

You forgot the "yo VTEC" sticker, cut springs, Rustolium primered black wheels, the metioned 1" exhaust into 7" fart can with 5" polished tip, fluorescent orange or green shift knob, matching...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-30-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: timing chain issue resolved?

I believe in 2012 they updated the chain, tensioners and guides. Problem was only related to the LX and LD cars.

I havent heard anyone having hemi chain issues on Jeeps, Rams or 2013+ LX LD hemis...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-26-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Underbody corrosion

Simple green to wash off the dirt, Eastwood Company with various products to fight rust, and Eureka fluid film are your friends.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-25-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: DRL LED's on HID headlamps

Stopped by the dealer, buddy took a look, wrote the ticket and ordered a new headlamp assembly. Have 11323 miles so fully covered, but glad I have maxcare because list 1200$ for the headlamp LOL
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-25-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: DRL LED's on HID headlamps

Yes I did search but it gets swamped out with all the threads on installing LED's and other DRL threads.

I do recall another thread on this issue but be damned if I could query it out from all...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-25-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By Turbozcs2003
DRL LED's on HID headlamps

Anyone have a LED segment on the DRL fail, looks blue.

THis is on the HID lamp on an Overland.

Have to swing by the dealer and have them take a look and order a new one.

Just wondering...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-21-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,131
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: How does your Dealership treat you?

My local Dealer treats me very well.

I have used them for state inspections and any work I dont want to do, ie timing belts and water pump on my Cruisers, alignments etc

I know the owner and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: How good has your Jeep been to you?

2015 has been great so far.

have an 02WJ Laredo, 4.7 selec trac 242 Tow package.

has about 70K miles on it. Only things which I had to fix was replaced rear calipers since one was sticky,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,666
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Consumer Reports Apr 2016: WK2 the worst of the worst. What's wrong with CR mag?

What more do you want the Uconnect to do? I am amazed at how simple and intuitive it is to use, note I am an Engineer and see the garbage foisted on the utility industry and crap I am stuck working...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,666
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Consumer Reports Apr 2016: WK2 the worst of the worst. What's wrong with CR mag?

Coming up on one year ownership of 2015 Hemi overland.

Had the Unconnect reflash for hacking, and the rear 1/4 trim replaced for poor fit and finish.

I suppose I should go have a CR temper...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-14-2016, 06:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Painting brake calipers ('16 JGC HA)

If your taking about painting the calipers with spray bomb, yes I would remove them. The you could pull the rotors and paint the "hat" area and also flip them over and paint the back side of the hat...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-13-2016, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Painting brake calipers ('16 JGC HA)

Aside from having to pull the calipers, it isnt very difficult.

I have yet to do it on the 2015 Jeep but have done so on all my other cars.

Just remove them, clean em with some solvent, I use...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-10-2016, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,648
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Transfer case fluid change

Mmm, good stuff for you Jeep! Nice to see folks investing in good fluids.
I have preferred customer account with them.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-10-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,879
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: I'm done with Lube Joints

I would just circumvent the BS and ask the manager or your sales guy/gal who there best tech is, and insist they work on your car, and tip of a 12 pk said persons favorite beer will insure your car...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-09-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,779
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Painting brake calipers ('16 JGC HA)

Good job. I just slathered some Eastwood Rust encapsulator paint and top coated with Chasis Black epoxy paint when I painted everything on the jeep.

I have to pull the calipers and rotors this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,590
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Potential JGC Buyer.. Are they really that bad?

My local CDJR store has 20 free loaners for any repair, doesnt matter if new, under warranty or not. Just have to request one.

Note these are no thrills high mileage trade ins, when they fixed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,590
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Potential JGC Buyer.. Are they really that bad?

To the OP

Jeep is always bashed in many of the consumer rags as being undendable.
I have an 02WJ and it has been awesome.

You will always get internet amplification per negative...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,392
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: For those who drive a Hemi 5.7

When we, wife and I, bought last year, we test drove a Limited with the V6, also a Wrangler Unlimted Sahara.

I let her decide which to get, she opted for the Grand but I choose the Hemi since I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-03-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,285
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: First oil change...Gett'n nervous...

I have changed the oil a few time, each time when I reset the oil life monitor it indicates about 10K change interval based on the wifes 70/30 highway/local driving.

If you scavenge cheap oil,...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-26-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,954
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: How many have switched to a full synthetic oil?

Any oil with MS 6395 listed in 5w-20 will do, it is in your owners manual
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,666
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Consumer Reports Apr 2016: WK2 the worst of the worst. What's wrong with CR mag?

CR

Is for non car people, who cant think for themselves.

Most cant interpret their data, and the sampling they use is skewed since the reports are from their readers, not a "random" survey...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,666
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Consumer Reports Apr 2016: WK2 the worst of the worst. What's wrong with CR mag?

per parts,

You would be surprised, especially if you didnt but a 1 off flavor with a limited production run.

Since Jeep cranks 220K units of these things a year and will make them thru 2018,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,666
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Consumer Reports Apr 2016: WK2 the worst of the worst. What's wrong with CR mag?

Ahh, reason most buy them is:

1) You can buy a lifetime version, great idea if one intends to keep the Jeep
for a long period of time, say 10-15 yrs

2) With all the electronics, air...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-25-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,666
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: Consumer Reports Apr 2016: WK2 the worst of the worst. What's wrong with CR mag?

Must be a lot of stupid Jeep Owners like us who buy poor quality and unreliable vehicles.

I never pay much attention to CR, it is a LCD magazine for people who cant think for themselves.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-25-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,897
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: What's your other car?

I have a few, 03 PT GT stick winter car, 440+6 RR, 05 PT GT stick vert for summer, 06 PT GT stick vert for wife, 86 Daytona/02WJ, 00 Durango, 02 WJ in Sub, another 06 Cruiser plane jane was winter...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-25-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 10,897
Posted By Turbozcs2003
Re: What's your other car?

Very nice, well done!
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