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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By CIEGOS
The TSB doesn't apply my build date is 12/10....

The TSB doesn't apply my build date is 12/10. Just trying to raise some awareness and get an idea of how many people are having this issue.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By CIEGOS
Leaking Power Steering Rack and Pinion Boots

Would you fellow '11-'13 WK2 owners take a look at your power steering rack and pinion boots and post if they are leaking?

I was talking to the manager at the local tire/mechanic shop, who owns a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 3rd Steering Rack

That was the first thought and course of action. Of course the warranty was 1 year or 12k miles. Well it has been 11 months and 14k miles. :mad: That is how that stuff always works.

From the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By CIEGOS
3rd Steering Rack

I had the first steering rack leak from the driver and passenger side boots. That steering rack was replaced under warranty. Now after a little less than a year the passenger side boot is again...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,260
Posted By CIEGOS
To answer the question, I do not have wheel locks.

To answer the question, I do not have wheel locks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-21-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,276
Posted By CIEGOS
His name is Kirby after Kirby Puckett and is a...

His name is Kirby after Kirby Puckett and is a cavalier king Charles spaniel
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-23-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,891
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Mid winter reviews

My '11 V8 with QDII and 18" w/ Silent Armors perform great in the snow and ice. The tire makes all the difference. The stock fortera's are so-so in the snow. The silent armors are great, I can only...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Moose Test - MY14

Whoa! Whoa! Up until now I believed everything on the internet. Are you saying the internet contains false information? :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,024
Posted By CIEGOS
The idea wasn't to point out the price of gas but...

The idea wasn't to point out the price of gas but to point out someone would have to drive a lot (more than most do) to save about $100 a month between the v6 and v8 on gas. $3 is a nice round number...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,024
Posted By CIEGOS
To put the $100 a month saving in perspective;...

To put the $100 a month saving in perspective; using the EPA HWY MPG and $3.00/gallon gas you would need to drive more than 4000 miles a month to save $100 a month on gas between the v6 and v8. Also,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,007
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Will Jeep still be Jeep

You are 100% correct.

To be fair most people don't put themselves in a position where 4 Low is needed and in the days of gov't required fuel economy ratings standard features like this are going...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-06-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,007
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Will Jeep still be Jeep

While some of the Jeep line up has introduced a "softer" side, the stock Wranglers and the GCs are as capable, if not more, than their predecessors. I am of the opinion that the new Cherokee should...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By CIEGOS
I have a '11 overland with just under 41k and it...

I have a '11 overland with just under 41k and it has been a great vehicle. No real problems since I bought it new except the steering rack has been a little bugger. Had a little leak around 35k....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By CIEGOS
I would try engaging 4low and use snow mud/sand...

I would try engaging 4low and use snow mud/sand and then rock and see if there are any problems. This might help narrow things down.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-04-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By CIEGOS
SRT ring and pinion into '14 v8 Overland

Would the SRT 3.70 ratio ring and pinion fit into a stock V8 WK2 overland rear and front differential?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-18-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 990
Posted By CIEGOS
Great looking jeep. I like the last couple...

Great looking jeep. I like the last couple pictures. It is good to see a young couple enjoying their Jeeping together.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,204
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 87 vs 89 octane in 2014 V-8

There are two schools of thoughts on this, imo. The one I subscribe to is I purchased a $40k+ SUV and spending a little extra on a higher octane fuel shouldn't be a cost issue but a performance...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,155
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Limited with Offroad Packages

You could always get a Limited or Overland and install the appropriate skid plates and tow hooks separately.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-14-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: Your opinion of Hill Descent Control?

I got a chance to use it on the Leadville side Mosquito Pass and it worked very well. There was no brake fade whatsoever. It was great to have the control over the speed by using the shifter. As a...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-14-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 397
Posted By CIEGOS
Great pictures. :)

Great pictures. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

And I give you the definition of a troll.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-13-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

I am glad you like your jeep. The 2014's are great. You should be proud of it. The Motortrend article was with a tailwind now? How would you possibly know that? You know ads nowadays are based on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-12-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

'11 28.2 seconds is less than '14 28.5 seconds. Keep cherry picking man. :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-12-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Throughout this entire thread you have repeatedly said the '14 v6 was as fast or as quick when compared to the '11-13 v8 when it isn't. 0-60 the v8 wins, figure 8 the v8 wins (handling), and in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Not only did the 2011 v8 lay down a 0-60 in 7.3 but the curb weight was 5252lbs

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2010 Land Rover LR4 - Comparison - Motor Trend...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 10-09-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 28,569
Posted By CIEGOS
~350k '97 Cherokee 4.0L and 230k '03 Grand 4.7L....

~350k '97 Cherokee 4.0L and 230k '03 Grand 4.7L. The grand is still the daily driver. The cherokee is the ice fishing truck. These are my old mans jeeps and run great. I hope I can get close to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
This guy has to be an out of work US congressman....

This guy has to be an out of work US congressman. I am almost positive.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Please enlighten us on the differences between Motor Trends and Motorweeks testing equipment and (THIS IS THE BIG ONE)how the differences would generate a substantial discrepancy between times....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

I am glad to hear your neighbor is happy with his jeep. They are meant to be enjoyed and the 8speed is the tranny the v6 always needed no doubt. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

(Motor Trend)
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2010 Land Rover LR4 - Comparison - Motor Trend...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 2014 V6 versus 2013 V8

Here is a fine publication posting a 0-60 time for a v6 2011 Grand Cherokee

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4dr 4x4 Overview...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
Let me get this straight. You think a vehicle...

Let me get this straight. You think a vehicle that is down 70 HP and 130 ft lbs with the same rear end ratio that weighs the roughly the same would be quicker?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,618
Posted By CIEGOS
How does this thread keep going? The '14 v6 is...

How does this thread keep going? The '14 v6 is not as fast as the '11-'14 v8 period. The very fastest 0-60 for the '14 v6 is 7.5 the '11 v8 is 6.9. It doesn't matter how much better geared the '14 v6...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-05-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,302
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 0-60 times JGC V6 & V8

Please do drag race him and please video tape it. I don't think the '14 is that fast and would like some video "proof".
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-04-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,302
Posted By CIEGOS
Yea... no they are not. The '14 v6 Overlands run...

Yea... no they are not. The '14 v6 Overlands run in the mid/low 8 second range.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-04-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,302
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 0-60 times JGC V6 & V8

What I mean is I don't think the '14 is a second faster than the '11. The reason I say that the SRT didn't benefit much from the 8-speed and the 5-speed that was on it before was not geared as...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-04-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,302
Posted By CIEGOS
Re: 0-60 times JGC V6 & V8

Is it just me or does one of those numbers seem off? 7.5 vs 6.5. Having driven a ram with the hemi, 8-speed, and a 3.55 rear end, I would be very surprised if the '14 picked up a second on the '11,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By CIEGOS
Boom! That makes a lot of sense. Thanks a lot :)....

Boom! That makes a lot of sense. Thanks a lot :). Spoils my plan though.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By CIEGOS
I did notice the passenger seat did move much...

I did notice the passenger seat did move much closer to the dash compared to the driver. The thing I am struggling with is why would the seats be different in the day of mass production. Are there...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-02-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By CIEGOS
What makes you say they are not interchangeable?

What makes you say they are not interchangeable?
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