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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,376
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Comparison and feedback on 18" vs 20" wheels

Its pretty simple: 18s will give you a better ride (higher, softer sidewalls) while the 20s give you better handling (shorter, stiffer sidewalls).
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By ColoradoJeep
2012 GC LTD: 20K with No Problems

Just rolled over 20K miles with my 2012 GC LTD V6, and nary an problem. Had 1 burned out headlight replaced under warranty. Great ride, best Jeep ever.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-04-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By ColoradoJeep
TEST DRIVE: Cherokee vs. Grand Cherokee

Test drove a 2014 Cherokee the other day. It was a Altitude, not the Limited that I wanted to drive, but with same 3.2 V6 with Active Drive II. VERDICT: Noisy and cramped and while the 3.2 V6 seemed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-02-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Disability Access: What is "seat height" on WK2 w/18 Rims and Quadra-Lift?

My wife has some disability access issues with our 2102 GC (20 rims and NO QL) as the seat height (at edge) is 31 inches from the ground. I would like to know what the seat height from the ground is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-20-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 765
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: '14 JGC incentives for Big Finish 2013

Always buy or negotiate at the end of the month and better yet at the end of a quarter. Its still a sales numbers game in the auto biz and the company gives huge rewards for dealers and sales people...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-09-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,156
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Saw New Cherokee, Just Might Give up the Grand for this Next Year!

Pollard Motors in Boulder has a number of new Cherokees on the lot. Checked out a Trailhawk with dark brown leather and V6. Might give up the 2012 Grand Cherokee in a year or so for this ... after...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By ColoradoJeep
A Number of new Cherokee's in Boulder, Look Great!

Pollard Motors in Boulder has a number of new Cherokees on the lot. Checked out a Trailhawk with dark brown leather and V6. Might give up the 2012 Grand Cherokee in a year or so for this ... after...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: After Big Rock Hit, What do Skid Plates all Cover??

Found these links to diagrams but your photo looks better, more plates. An the plates in the photo look to be different shapes than in the PDF illustrations?
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-27-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 811
Posted By ColoradoJeep
After Big Rock Hit, What do Skid Plates all Cover??

Can't get a real good "visual" description of the what the skid plates all cover. After my big rock hit on Colorado I70 thinking about a new Jeep GC with the adventure package. Anyone got pics or a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Big Rock Also Took Out Gas Tank!

My "big rock encounter" on Colorado I70 west of Vail also required replacing the gas tank, tank strap, and a lower rear control arm. The tank was severely gouged but not leaking (yet!). Good for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Hit a Big Rock on I70, Rented a GMC Acadia

Talked to Pollard Motors and they have a computerized laser-based alignment machine that will check for even the slightest difference in steering and front end using factory values. Then they will...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 857
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Hit a Big Rock on I70, Rented a GMC Acadia

I hit a big rock the size of a gallon of milk or a watermelon on I70 west of Vail yesterday coming back from Utah.

A big Ram pickup truck in the left lane -- heavy duty 2500 or 3500 -- hit the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-05-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By ColoradoJeep
GCs Getting Bigger, Cargo Area Smaller

Has anyone noticed that while the Grand Cherokees are getting bigger, the cargo areas of the newer GCs is getting smaller? My 2003 GC would carry several large plastic garbage cans to the recycling...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-29-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 879
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Best Denver SERVICE dealer?

Best Jeep dealer in the front range is Pollard Motors in Boulder. Excellent service and great staff.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-29-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,702
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: 2014 - 6,000 mile maintenance?

My neighbor is a retired motor oil engineer and he says 10K miles is NUTS! Change oil every 5-6 K miles is a good compromise and, as others have said, very cheap insurance if you are going to keep...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-26-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: $99 Koolatron Compact Plug In Cooler Amazing!

SEVERAL COMMENTS:

1. Always plug in the 110 converter and cool the unit in the house or garage overnight before leaving on the trip. I put a Ziploc bag of ice cubes in the night before to help the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,079
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Deal-Breaker The Seats

Man, I just drove 2,000 plus miles in August (Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Wyoming) and these are the BEST seats of anything I have owned. I'm not small or heavy, just in between, but the side...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: $99 Koolatron Compact Plug In Cooler Amazing!

I bough a nice little compact thermometer reading from 0 to 220 and put it in the cooler. It stayed at 40 degrees even in 92-95 weather on Wyoming and Montana late August. I unplugged it if were were...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-25-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By ColoradoJeep
$99 Koolatron Compact Plug In Cooler Amazing!

Just back from 1 week trip to Yellowstone and Jackson Hole. This small plug-in cooler is great. Fits nicely behind the passenger side seat with plenty of legroom left. Kept cheese, sandwich meat and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By ColoradoJeep
How to Load AudioBooks on 12 430N HDD?

Has anyone loaded iTunes store audiobooks on their 12 430N hard drive. it seems to only want music format files? My iPod USB attached books cut out after a while (says NO DEVICE) then takes a while...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-13-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Anyone Used a 110v Plug in Cooler for Trips?

Thinking about getting a "plug in" cooler for longer trips. MY 12GC has the 110v outlet in back, but a lot of them use the 12v lighter outlet . There is also a converted available for 12v to 110v....
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-29-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By ColoradoJeep
How does 2014 "on screen" Heat/AC work?

Have a 12 GC TTD. Considering going 2014, but Car and Driver mag slammed the 2014 GC for having the heat/AC controls buried in the screen rather hard knobs and buttons. Hot Summer here in Colorado...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Angry Re: BODY REPAIRS: Complete Panel Clearcoat and BASF Paints

Coal Creek Collision could use DuPont or Sherwin Williams (they use to use DuPont exclusively) but chooses to use BASF and pay $80-100K more per year for paint. They said they save more than that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-27-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By ColoradoJeep
BODY REPAIRS: Complete Panel Clearcoat and BASF Paints

Just had my baby (2012 GC LTD) repaired after a little parking lot scrape. ($800.00 so not bad). Learned that only the BEST body shops follow the practice of "clear coating" the entire repaired...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-11-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Parking Lot "Mishap" .. Retro fit 14 Rear Cross Path Detection??

I had a little parking lot fender bender, with a BMW 228x1. I checked the camera, looked around, and backed up. But the Beemer came scooting in at right angles behind me and the camera/alarm was not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-18-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Some pictures of Cashmere, Red, Granite, Silver

Cashmere looks GREAT in person. That would be my choice if trading my 2012.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-18-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,014
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: V6 at Altitude

Have a 2012 GC LTD V6 and have been all over mountains in the West -- Colorado, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming. Tough mountain passes like Vail Pass and Kenosha Pass are NO PROBLEM for this V6 even with a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-17-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Must Be REAL Leather ... Smells Like a Cow Barn!

Mine isn't a "damp" or 'wet dog" smell and not coming from vents. Having spent summers on my Grandparents dairy farm in Northern Wisconsin, I know a 'cow barn" smell. It's not manure, just the smell...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-16-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Must Be REAL Leather ... Smells Like a Cow Barn!

Hey, the interior of my 2012 GC LTD must Be REAL leather. After 2-3 weeks of snowy weather (no sense going for the full service car wash, right) in Colorado, then a few warm days, the inside smells...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-13-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,323
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: Dealer getting Jeep from another Dealer

I got my 2012 GC LTD from Pollard in Boulder, CO. They had to truck it 300 miles from a dealer in North Dakota ... and didn't charge me a dime! $3k is a RIP!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Gotta See this SRT Wrangler! (I know, wrong category)

I know this is the wrong category, but the SRT Wrangler at Pollard Motors in Boulder is a real steal at only $86,545.


New 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited For Sale | Boulder CO...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-10-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: 12 LTD headlights under Warranty... Otherwise $250-$350

Good to know that EX Warranty does not cover lights!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Re: How fast does outside temp reading respond?

My 12 GC LTD sat in the Sun the other day in Colorado and show 95 degrees on a 68 degrees day. Took about 4-5 minutes driving to get to the right temp. have always wondered where the sensors are and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-09-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 580
Posted By ColoradoJeep
12 LTD headlights under Warranty... Otherwise $250-$350

My 2012 GC LTD with the Bi Xenon headlight lights was repaired yesterday. All with in 36 month warranty. Otherwise it would have been $250 to $350 to change 2 lights and a ballast. Anyone keeping...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-07-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Angry Lights Out! (actually one)

Just came home after dark last night and noticed the both the dim and bright white lights out on the driver's side of my 12 GC LTD are out. Turn signal lamps OK. Still under warranty at 10.5 K miles,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By ColoradoJeep
re: 2012 GC LTD V6 Just Turned 10K Flawless Miles!

Whoops, should say "2012" GC LTD.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By ColoradoJeep
2012 GC LTD V6 Just Turned 10K Flawless Miles!

Just got back from a 5 day, 600 mile trip to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Southern Colorado ... and turned over 10K miles on the trip back. Even got to use the Select Terrain "sand mode" and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Have Jeep Side Rails, Need Added Step for Wife's Knee Surgery??

I have the Jeep MoPar chrome side step rails for my 12 GC, but I would like to add a wider "temporary" side step for my wife while she recovers/rehabs from upcoming knee surgery. Something that would...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 524
Posted By ColoradoJeep
Mea Culpa! New 14s Growing on Me!

Saw a whole row of 14 GC Ltds at Pollard Motors in Boulder this morning. Have to admit they are growing on me. Love the new lower facia and duels exhaust on the V6. Will have to take a test drive....
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