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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2014, 01:23 PM
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Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-19-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: '14 Set Max Height on Power Liftgate?

I piece of black foam pipe insulation cover from Home Depot, Lowe's or Menard's would work well too in case you can't find a pool noodle in the color black.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-29-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 161,532
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: DC metro area group buy

I was thinking ... oh no ... here we go again with the OLD RUMOR that only the selling dealership will fix certain things to you must buy local or be screwed! Soooooo NOT true. But from where ever...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-15-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,242
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: You 2015 owners are so lucky.

Ring ring....hello Nader, I need to order a 2015 for the eco mode setting memory feature.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-09-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 161,532
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: DC metro area group buy

Not doubting what you were told...I thought perhaps my post wasn't written clearly so followed up. Just FYI, there were many post of people who called them up, found what they wanted on the lot and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Stupid question - under seat panels?

They are used as part of the ejector seat option - Build Code: WEEE for the one with parachute and Build Code: ONOO for the one without.

Seriously though, I think the passenger one is for the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,395
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Gender of your JGC?

Mine is "the Jeep" or "the Grand Cherokee"...never a name, never.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-22-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

^^^

Hmmm...the Summit has open-pore wood with the black interior (a blacker stained wood) as well as the brown (a browner stained wood).

So, the Overland has open-pore wood EXCEPT with the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-23-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Window Sticker Discrepancy

Yep - the window stickers don't list everything especially things that are standard or are lumped in a package. Best bet is to get a build sheet that lists everything.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-15-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,952
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: How long can orders be changed?

Quadra-Lift® is required with the vinyl record player option as it compensates for the bumps...I believe that it is listed as "Quadra-Lift with Skip Protection®" on the window stickers for the 2015...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-06-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

So no change in the FCW system for later (7/23/2013) 2014 builds and the recent 2015 builds even though the window sticker now describes it as "with Stop"???

I'm taking my Summit out now and gonna...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The ACC and FCW are all integrated together (camera and radar) albeit they are referred to as two separate features.

My 2014 window sticker says "Forward Collision Warning with Crash Mitigation"...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-06-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The ACC with Stop & Go was included in later build 2014's....mine was built March 2014 and has it. I don't remember when it became part of it for the 2014 model year in 2013...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 161,532
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: DC metro area group buy

No issues with buying and you live in Florida. Transaction was GREAT - I did it in April and was very pleased (I live in Florida). Take the Amtrak Auto Train back for adventure. I 100% recommend the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,928
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Dealer says no one wants off road package

I agree - segmenting from off-road tough to outfitting as luxury mall crawler (but still capable) is great and it makes the GC successful which allow more innovation and options. Clearly by making...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-30-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 714
Posted By Dan JGC
Headlight Washer Video - Wondered How They Worked

I kept wondering how those headlight washers worked but kept forgetting to have someone activate them while I was outside....well, someone posted a video of it and I am like, wow, that's cool.......
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-27-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,812
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Might need to Sell my Jeep Quickly

I'd cancel the service contract on it now....the sooner you cancel the more $ you get.

Your best bet is selling on AutoTrader --- I have sold 5 or so vehicles on AutoTrader and usually sells in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,085
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: WK 2 is a little scary with all the problems especially SRT

As has been stated before:

(1) Jeep needs to continue to tightened up on build quality as they have winning products. I have been very satisfied with all seven of my Jeeps throughout the years but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Hmmmm.....those illuminated sills are tempting......hmmmmmm might just have to do it unless complicated.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 144,457
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2015 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Glad to see you're back!!! I appreciate your contributions to this forum! Hope all is well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-11-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,724
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Should I use REC 90 gas in my V8?

OK - Two full tanks of REC 90 and two full tanks of Mid-Grade 89.

The results:

REC 90: 422 miles / 35.20 gallons = 11.99 = 12 MPG

Mid-Grade 89: 453 miles / 40.58 gallons = 11.16 = 11.2 MPG
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,130
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Interior Materials Complaint - Gloss Steering wheel w/ satin trim? WTF?

:) Help is available for glossy wood steering wheel not matching open-pore wood trim obsession:

"Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy is the best form of treatment for OCD.

Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,061
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Rear Flipper Glass

No way to add a flipper glass to a 2014 and on....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Fold-down passenger seat - Yes? No?

I'd go for the fold down seat it the seat comfort / looks are the same. How often does the passenger seat need to be moved a lot anyway? The convenience for long items would be nice.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-29-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By Dan JGC
Software Updates - HARD RESET NEEDED

Took my 2014 GC in for the ACC software update recall. There was another software update that needed to be done too (not sure which were done since their computer system went down so couldn't give me...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-13-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,805
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: My Experience with E85 and V6

Here is the link for the 2014 GC fueleconomy.gov:

Gas Mileage of 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee (http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/bymodel/2014_Jeep_Grand_Cherokee.shtml)

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4WD 6...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,767
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: BREAKING NEWS: Jeep joins Google's Open Automotive Alliance

Apple CarPlay for Jeep .... just announced.

https://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/

Scroll to bottom. Thank goodness we will be getting an Apple choice....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-01-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Dan JGC
Thumbs up REAL breaking news - Apple CarPlay for Jeep announced!

https://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/

Scroll to bottom. Thank goodness we will be getting an Apple choice....
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-28-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 48,361
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

The bottom line, the clamp was loose. So must have been a machine calibration issue.

Jeep is replacing BOTH front half axle shafts on all unsold units and replacing them in sold vehicles if the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Oh no, not another comparison

I thought the same thing...I loved my 2011 but now go "wow" with my 2014. The refresh is great.

With respect to the electronic shifter, I really like it now. Couldn't have the paddle shifters if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-18-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,921
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Grand Cherokee goes airborne

If ONLY the driver had ACC....with Stop & Go.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-12-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,243
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 84 Month Financing?

Gettin' a bit testy in here! LOL

I like the prudent financial advice buying only things in "cash" since then you have no worries as so many people get into dumb debt and become "debt slaves". With...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,724
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Should I use REC 90 gas in my V8?

Just filled up a second tank full of REC 90. After that, will try standard mid 89 and see if I can tell any difference or not.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-10-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,313
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: $50k+ is a lot of money for a new vehicle...

The 1/11th referred to monthly "take home pay" compared to monthly GC cost...think $1K payment versus $11K after tax (and other deductions) take home pay.

From the first post "Without getting to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-09-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,313
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: $50k+ is a lot of money for a new vehicle...

4-5 times the value of the Overland or of the monthly payment. Big diff. I'll assume the former, not the later.

It really comes down to what you want to spend your money on.

I am assuming...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 48,361
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

major2000 -

I see you didn't like my post - it wasn't meant to be a fan boy post but rather put it into a bit of perspective. I too had the CV boot clamp failure...so to some extent I feel your...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-23-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 48,361
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

I think recalls...for any vehicle take many months.

From the post, Jeep must have identified the batches affected and are in the continuing to remove them from the supply chain and fixing...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 48,361
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

REQUEST - Let's keep this thread limited to the CV boot clamp failure so that it can be a help to others. Rants and laundry lists of issues and CV boot being a lemon law problem (if just the CV boot,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-19-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 48,361
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

If grease is in one of the front wheels, make sure the inspect BOTH front CV joints and see if they will replace BOTH even if no signs of failing in one of them.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-18-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,347
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: New 2014 GC Altitude - Already a Problem

Are you sure you didn't hit one of the paddle shifters by mistake?
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