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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-28-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By 7upstang
TPMS not reading

I have a 2011 GC Laredo X. I just swapped on some 265/65/18 Bridgestone Dueler A/T's. While the one tire was being removed from the rim the TPMS was hit and broke off the stem. My buddy who's shop it...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-16-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Problem with my radio

I just un-paired the iphone and re-paired it. Working now, Thanks!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-14-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By 7upstang
Problem with my radio

I have a 2011 GC Laredo X, the issue that I just started having is that my iPhone 4 no longer will uconnect to the radio. When I got the jeep I synced them together and it worked fine. Now it shows...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-28-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,579
Posted By 7upstang
Re: iphone and uconnect problem

Try getting the new iPhone TSB 08-036-11 flashed to your Jeep. It just cleared up all my iPhone issues.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,320
Posted By 7upstang
Got the New TSB's installed today!

Today I had the iPhone TSB 08-036-11 and performance TSB 18-035-11 installed. Both worked GREAT! Before when I would be streaming songs off my iPhone and I would get a text or something the song...
Forum: Wrangler-YJ, TJ & JK 07-12-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,403
Posted By 7upstang
Need advise, thinking of buying used Wrangler

I just got back from OBX again and my wife saw a really nice looking Jeep Wrangler. Now she wants her own Jeep :rolleyes: (I have a 2011 GC Laredo X). It had a moderate lift on it and 33-35" tires. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-12-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Any of you WK2 owners have/had Wranglers?

Thanks, I'll copy the post and paste it there
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-12-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,819
Posted By 7upstang
Any of you WK2 owners have/had Wranglers?

I just got back from OBX again and my wife saw a really nice looking Jeep Wrangler. Now she wants her own Jeep :rolleyes:. It had a moderate lift on it and 33-35" tires. I thinking I would like to...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-26-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Lost UConnect

Thanks! Disconnecting the battery did the trick. We'll see if it fails again.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-26-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Lost UConnect

Nothing happens when you press the phone and/or VR voice recognition buttons on the steering wheel and the left side of the radio.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-26-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By 7upstang
Lost UConnect

I have had my iPhone4 connected with my 2011 JGC since January. Now when I receive a call or make a call I have to pick up the phone. If you press the "phone" icon on the steering wheel nothing...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-09-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,252
Posted By 7upstang
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-02-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,624
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Sand domination @ Oregon inlet

Mum in the word :thumbsup:
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-02-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,624
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Sand domination @ Oregon inlet

I just got back last night from OBX. My in-laws have a home in Manteo which makes going to the Outer Banks a breeze. We headed down to Hatteras to find warmer water for kids. Water temp at Nags Head...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-23-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,841
Posted By 7upstang
Re: HELP!!! Antenna removal ???

Yep,
I'm the idiot, screws into base
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-23-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,841
Posted By 7upstang
HELP!!! Antenna removal ???

Okay, so I'm buying a Thule box today and want to install my sharkfin antenna. The instructions say to "remove the old antenna". Okay?, I unscrewed the mast, but how do I get the base off? Does the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-23-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Major design flaw

Try driving erratically, swerve from lane to lane, brake hard, stomp on the gas, then brake hard, this should dislodge the item and send it into the foot well. Of course then it could be lodged under...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-21-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By 7upstang
Re: OBX/Sand/etc... ???

I'll be hitting the dunes of OBX in one week. I plan on dropping the tires down to 19-20. I picked up a 12v air compressor from Harbor Freight for $10. I'll see how that does to re-fill the tires.
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-28-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Would a TSB fix this...

UPDATE: I took the Jeep to the dealer and had to talk them into servicing it. I had printed out the TSB 18-001-11, they said that didn't apply to mine, but did install a new flash program. The...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-25-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Would a TSB fix this...

We both run 87 octane. He has only had his back for oil changes, no service issues. I admit I don't drive aggressively, but i don't think he does either. I'll take it back to the dealer and see what...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-21-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By 7upstang
Would a TSB fix this...

So my father in-law and I both have 2011 GC Laredo X Hemi's. The only difference is color and he has chrome accents.

My issue is his Jeep is quicker...seriously. I was just out visiting them this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-02-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,721
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Seats Turning Blue

My wifes SRX has the tan leather and her jeans/leather coats were coming off. Someone recommended "leather magic" ink and stain remover. I got some off the internet and WOW....this stuff is awesome.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-28-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,100
Posted By 7upstang
Who's going to be the first?

Who's going to be the first to put 2011 Dodge Durango wheels on their jeep?
http://www.dodge.com/en/2011/durango/exterior/wheels_tires/

I like the look and would trade my 18's to a Durango owner.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,849
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Yea itís a Hemi, Wanna Race?

Moose, funny stuff. Why hit the "tow button"?

As I screen name states my other car is a 1990 Limited Edition "7up" Mustang. I too am a stop light racer, although having kids definitely took some...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-17-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Oil change panel on Hemi

Maybe there was a panel sometime during conception, but just like we lost our tails...the panel got deleted. I asked the dealership about it and it doesn't exist.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-17-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,857
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Sirius h/w failure

My Sirius would work then H/W Failure, then work for awhile, then Fail. Dealership replaced radio, no charge.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-14-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,717
Posted By 7upstang
Re: New Thule Rack Available Early April

I have a friend that is trying to get me Thule at his cost. I'll be currious if its less than factory bars.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-14-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,306
Posted By 7upstang
Re: JK Sahara wheels on WK2

So am I to guess a 17" wheel on a hemi 2011 GC is out of the question?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-11-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Strap for front tow hooks

I looked on ebay and saw some "tree saver" straps that are about 10' long and have a wear pad in the middle to saver tree bark from rubbing if you were using a tree as an anchor in a winch out. This...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-10-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Strap for front tow hooks

I guess it comes down to a possible bent tow hook or a possible bent frame. I'll replace the bent hook for $145, hell you'd spend $145 just getting it on a Black Hawk frame machine before the first...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-10-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Strap for front tow hooks

Per page 472 of the 2011 Grand Cherokee owners manual:

EMERGENCY TOW HOOKS ó IF EQUIPPED
If your vehicle is equipped with tow hooks, there will be
one in the rear and two mounted on the front...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-10-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,205
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Strap for front tow hooks

I've never done any hardcore four wheeling, but the times I have gone "mudding" with buddies and someone got stuck we always pulled from both hooks. The idea of only pulling on one hook would make me...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-09-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,997
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Stealth Install for Radar Detector

Nhoc,
If your in PA I'll let you take mine for a ride. We could even switch rides for the day. You can go 4 wheeling and I'll drive your criuser on the sidewalk and tell chicks they have nice racks...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-09-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,068
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Stealth Install for Radar Detector

Nhoc,
If your in PA I'll let you take mine for a ride. We could even switch rides for the day. You can go 4 wheeling and I'll drive your criuser on the sidewalk and tell chicks they have nice racks...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-07-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,436
Posted By 7upstang
Re: 20" Wheels painted black

I'm sure in real life they would look better, but at this point I'm not a fan. I did see a company on ebay that sells "black chrome" wheel. Maybe look into that also.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-07-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,164
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Magnesium Chloride and Polished Wheels

You guys with the polished rims might want to consider a product called Zoop Seal. Better than any wax product on chrome or polished metal. You can buy it through Summitracing.com. It seals the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-07-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,249
Posted By 7upstang
Re: ISO WK2 Hemi oil change walkthrough

I don't have QL, and just laid in the driveway. I could easily get at the filter and drain. Definitely look at the filter when you take it off and make sure the old filter has the rubber gasket on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By 7upstang
Re: Am I missing something?

Interesting tread, I have the Hemi not a V6. I didn't realize the plate there was plastic, not metal. I guess my only concern is that its a snag point now if your out on the trail or driving over...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By 7upstang
Am I missing something?

My Laredo X has the "trail rated" package with skid plates. Just got done changing the oil and in the front skid plate there is an opening to access the oil filter and drain plug. It looks like there...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-02-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By 7upstang
Did I just join the Mod Squad?

Just crawled out from under the 2011 Larado X, added tow hooks. Thanks to Technosavant for his post on the installation and justforjeeps.com for the group purchase buy.

Next up the visual garage...
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