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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-12-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,377
Posted By r0tor
Tires... Destination AT vs LTX MS2 vs LTX AT2?

I was planning on trying to get another year out of the stock Latitudes but a 1" bolt through my right rear tire ended that option today... so I need to quickly do some tire shopping.

Did some...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-04-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,729
Posted By r0tor
Re: Paint Rock Chip Damage is Extreme

And my 2004 Mazda has it at the same place, driven on the same roads, and taken the same winter weather abuse for 7 years without even a scratch there.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-02-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,729
Posted By r0tor
Re: Paint Rock Chip Damage is Extreme

Using the same logic, then there was no reason for jeep to put the plastic protector on... Other then the fact they knew the area was getting blasted by road debris
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-31-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,204
Posted By r0tor
Re: First Snow in New England

It'd the virtual limited slip differential working... Otherwise known as the ecu using the brakes to kill wheel slippafe on one side of the front axle
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-31-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,729
Posted By r0tor
Re: Paint Rock Chip Damage is Extreme

It's the way the fenders are shaped. It leads to a whole lot of Crap getting kicked up and hitting that one spot. During our snow storm this weekend I noticed how much of the wet sticky snow was...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-30-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,729
Posted By r0tor
Re: Paint Rock Chip Damage is Extreme

If it were the road chemicals, the front end would be as bad or worse
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-27-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,729
Posted By r0tor
Re: Paint Rock Chip Damage is Extreme

Well i can tell you my RX8 went throught the same road conditions all winter, it has the same protective film, and it is undamaged after 7 winters. I can also say its physically the clearcoat that...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-20-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 15,729
Posted By r0tor
Re: Paint Rock Chip Damage is Extreme

Mine looks identical to that in front of the rear wheels... I though it was just road dirt, then after a washing and clay bar I started cursing
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By r0tor
Re: Feel road in steering

The feel and feedback in the steering wheel is the most critical aspect of a good performance vehicle. It's the thing that lets a driver take an automobile to the edge and back off just when he...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,655
Posted By r0tor
Re: Feel road in steering

This thread makes automotive enthusiasts cry
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-25-2011, 07:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,388
Posted By r0tor
Re: Complete TSB 08-036-11 on your own - if you dare

worked flawlessly... i can finally stream audio from my Evo 4G :thumbsup:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-22-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,126
Posted By r0tor
Re: V6 High Pitched Sound

Noticed this problem in the last couple weeks and this thread just confirmed what I figured out. It's either the compressor or the expansion valve....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,166
Posted By r0tor
Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

Why did they chose to let hill decent control only function in low range? This is in disagreement with the owners manual and in disagreement with and engineers opinion that works for the company...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-10-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,049
Posted By r0tor
Re: Specs and details released for WK2 diesel at Geneva

of course, how silly of me to use the results carefully controlled performance tests when i could just use a random 'race' on the street
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-10-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,681
Posted By r0tor
Re: If You Cancel a Summit Order What Would You Buy?

X5 if you want something sporty.... range rover if not
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-09-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,049
Posted By r0tor
Re: Specs and details released for WK2 diesel at Geneva

There ate two versions, the 190hp and the 240hp variants. The shiny 28mpg everyone is excited about comes from the smaller engine.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-09-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,049
Posted By r0tor
Re: Specs and details released for WK2 diesel at Geneva

Then fine, look at the X5 35i vs 35d. Same engines as the 3 series I listed above. The gas version with more power but less torque is still a half second faster. Anyone with the attitude that 190...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-09-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,049
Posted By r0tor
Re: Specs and details released for WK2 diesel at Geneva

Ugh...

1) You can not just do a units conversion to convert European fuel mileage ratings to US fuel mileage. The European ratings cycle is alot more forgiving then the US cycle and its the US...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,720
Posted By r0tor
Re: very tempted to trade for Hemi

I'm confused, after reading these forums for a while it always seemed to me the shudder problem was effecting the hemi owners more then the V6 owners? Or is the OP not talking about shudder...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

Who said I was ever talking about my fast car? :lol:


Sorry, my area has too many redneck racers with their hemi RAM trucks that drive like idiots constantly... including one that tried to pass...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

I had the pleasure of going to M school a few months ago. If you have not been there, I highly suggest it. Amazing fun!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

Ding ding ding!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

How is barely breaking the 16 sec quarter mile barrier fast or effortless?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

Ok, then how do you describe the hemi?

Is it fast? Nope
Is it really anything more the mote then adequate? Nope

It's adequate, peppy, and powerful enough just like the V6
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

I'll take you on anytime its not snowing. hope your big bad hemi can run at least in the 13s though.... oh right, its not even close

And actually my car has 2 nice shiny 3 inch exhaust pipes...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-06-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

BTW, I just love how defensive hemi owners get when they are told their trucks are slow... be it in a jeep or a ram... lol, anyone want to take me on in my car with a 1.3L engine?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-06-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,940
Posted By r0tor
Re: Underwhelmed by HEMI

Sorry, no real magazine uses a gtech pro... they use a 5th wheel and or gps systems
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-24-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,264
Posted By r0tor
Re: V6 gas mileage

I'm getting between 18 and 19 real mpg in mixed daily driving... the evic is usually about a half mpg too high
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-24-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,054
Posted By r0tor
Re: Shark fin

How long is the bolt suppose to be... I didn't get one but I understand its an m5 or a m6
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,475
Posted By r0tor
Re: SNOW handling Update

When there is snow or ice on the road, use snow mode!... it locks the center differential which eliminates the rear bias and eliminates the shifting of power from front to back which can give spooky...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-23-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 22,238
Posted By r0tor
Re: CONFIRMED VisualGarage.com Shark Fin Antenna Group Buy

I didn't seem to get the bolt or washer.... can anyone post up what size it is?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-19-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,685
Posted By r0tor
Re: Question regarding Laredo vs Limited

I got the Loredo X package, OR1, NAV, and towing... the lights are so good that the lack of HIDs didn't bother me, I didnt want auto wipers because the annoy me, and I didn't care much for a sunroof...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-19-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 22,238
Posted By r0tor
Re: CONFIRMED VisualGarage.com Shark Fin Antenna Group Buy

I got my tracking confirmation as well
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-18-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,652
Posted By r0tor
Re: Question about Sport mode

That's some cool shit!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-18-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,652
Posted By r0tor
Re: Question about Sport mode

There ate no traditional springs with QL - only the airbags themselves which are variable rate by nature ( 0 fully deflated and obnoxious high fully inflated). I've never seen a system that can take...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-18-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,652
Posted By r0tor
Re: Question about Sport mode

I'm curious at the QL comments about it becoming stiffer. QL does not have variable shock damping and can only either add air to the bags or take air out. In theory, aero mode would be a slightly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-16-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,039
Posted By r0tor
Re: HEMI Or Bust!

And it comes free with over 400 additional pounds of weight!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,039
Posted By r0tor
Re: Man am I glad I ordered the Hemi!

a 15.8 sec quarter mile vs a 16.6 sec quarter mile is not that big of a deal... they are both in slower half of econobox standards

but whatever -shrug-
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,039
Posted By r0tor
Re: Man am I glad I ordered the Hemi!

I always get a chuckle from this thread with the big bad hemi owners.... truth is the v6 and v8 are within less then a second of each other in both 0-60 and 1/4 mile times - big deal
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-15-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,421
Posted By r0tor
Re: Unsure about snow performance

According to this thread, it can also be concluded that all seasons and all terrain tires are dangerous to drive in the summer months on roads since dedicated summer tires give a great deal more...
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