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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-16-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 666
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Radiator issues 2014 V6 Pentastar

I had my radiator replaced. Mine was leaking from the lower left side.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-10-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,018
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Aftermarket Cold Air Intake... Why? Which one?

Have you asked yourself where s the "cold" in the "cold air intakes" coming from? Because all I see in these aftermarket intakes is either open filters that suck air directly from the freezing...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-08-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Front Parking Sensors - has anyone installed them?

Where did you read that on the laser jammers? And if caught with one by police...

The whole idea is to integrate it nicely with the existing hardware. For all other aftermarket applications...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Front Parking Sensors - has anyone installed them?

Well I fully intend to do the front camera mod, which will be installed in the radiator grille. If you look in the center of the grille, there is a plastic support at the bottom of the 2 center...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-05-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Front Parking Sensors - has anyone installed them?

I've been overwhelmed by the interest and the responses.
Please, patiently await your turn...

Based on the overwhelming responses...I suppose most people would be interested, nobody tried...and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,040
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Got my new 2014, didn't make it home!

Surely sucks. Good luck mate.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 737
Posted By f1anatic
Front Parking Sensors - has anyone installed them?

Has anyone installed front parking sensors on non-Summit / non-SRT trims?

I have a 2014 Limited which has the same navi (RA4) as those two "upper" trims. I am interested in adding them to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,501
Posted By f1anatic
Re: ORA II - Not all created equal?

But there seems to be another discrepancy. The Heavy Duty Brakes. I compared the build sheets and the window stickers with mine: I apparently do not have "Anti-Lock 4-Wheel Disc HD Brakes" heavy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,619
Posted By f1anatic
Re: *EXCLUSIVE PHOTO* - 2015 GC Revealed!!!

Well obviously, since I cannot buy this amazing-looking 2015 Ford Everest, I might settle for the lesser 2015 Jeep. The donkey might be overall more reliable than my 2014 version, though getting it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-29-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Any towing comparsons for 5.7L to diesel?

Well, according to these journalists, the Diesel Jeep is not the last word in towing. See where the V8 slots in, performance wise, between the other cars, and it might give you an idea. All cars...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Murder - Step 1 of ?

Hold it there Pistorius: maybe plastidip would be better to accomplish the rest of your nefarious goals...like mirrors, radiator grille and lower fascia. I hate thinking of the summer time heat...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Going from WK2 to Wrangler Unlimited

Well, I guarantee you that the Overland will scratch just as easily as an Overland.
Just as some of us want to add to our Limited and Overlands bits and pieces from the Summit/SRT trims (like front...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Overland selec speed

Toyota Global Site | Technology File (http://www.toyota-global.com/innovation/safety_technology/safety_technology/technology_file/active/dac_hac.html)

Basically the driver will not be able to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,929
Posted By f1anatic
Re: MUST READ 2014 Jeep GC Forward Collision \ Adjustable Cruise Control Failure

For the past couple of days, I have been trying to document problems with my ACC. Here's something that now happens at high speed (as opposed to ACC/FCW disabling itself due to an allegedly dirty...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,228
Posted By f1anatic
Re: How deep in my Jeep!

I'd keep any water crossing to depths below the axles.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,294
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Overland selec speed

Actually playing with my lowly V6 I realized that actually I have the Select Speed Control and Hill Ascent Control.



Find your favorite multi story parking lot ramp.



Place your Jeep...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Raising/lowering vehicle height 2014 JGC Overland

research threads in recent days. There is a guy out East claiming that it can be done via a dealer configuration device (witech?) and the car can be lowered by whatever amount you want, within...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-19-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,929
Posted By f1anatic
Re: MUST READ 2014 Jeep GC Forward Collision \ Adjustable Cruise Control Failure

As reported elsewhere on this website (meaning in other threads), there are many more of us experiencing this. I have determined that some cars have some elements in common, including but not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-18-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,665
Posted By f1anatic
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-16-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,777
Posted By f1anatic
Re: My GC

The perfect looks for a Grand Cherokee !
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-15-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Normal? - Ratcheting sound upon loss of traction?

Not sure what you really are inquiring about.
All 4x4 Jeep Grand Cherokees...are full time AWD.

To lock the system in 4 LO you have to have the proper hardware (gearbox) installed on the car. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-15-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Normal? - Ratcheting sound upon loss of traction?

NORMAL
Look under the hood where the brake hardware is located. The ABS module is located by the left front wheel. I hear noises when I use ACC as well.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 859
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Blue Smoke on Start Up

I've had it too, along with the smell, in the first few thousand miles, especially when starting via remote. The condition resolved itself by 3000 miles
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-14-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Issues with ACC

I thought about this as well and I think there might be fogging/condensation on the inside of the protective lens (just like for the headlights). We might not see the end of this until the summer. ...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-13-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Front ACC radar looks off?

mine has very little visible gaps.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-12-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,339
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

You know, I agree with you. It makes sense in theory and it makes sense in practice. But then again, in practice hings are different from theory and my experience with Subaru dictates otherwise.
...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Want to lower your air ride / QL ?

Thank you . It does make sense. It is apparently a limitation of the programming tools. It seems like you can implement a drop across the board of say 1 cm, which affects all 5 ride heights (park,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-12-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Issues with ACC

Negative. I did not have problems with ACC at that time, in september 2013, even dirty as you see it. I have now.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-11-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Issues with ACC

Let me guess...early build, like mine...
My problems started in February 2014. It was fine before that.
In fact here's a picture from September 2013 - yes the ACC worked, despite the mud. I think...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-11-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Want to lower your air ride / QL ?

I would be interested in programming the Park Mode ride height be the default for Sport // Aero Mode but NOT lose the ORA-1 and ORA-2 heights because I do take the car off-road occasionally. Can...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-11-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 748
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Issues with ACC

Make that 3 !

The dealer took in the car, drove it 15 miles and could not repeat the problem. I actually believe they coulnd't because it is only at high speed (60-70 mph) when it fails, not at...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-11-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,339
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

agreed with having to be done right and that one cannot simply bolt on a supercharger on an N/A ENGINE and expect reliability without inner engine re-works for compression.

However, trying to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Front Parking Sensors

I looked into doing it but then I realized that with the new Lockpick and a front camera, I achieve more and this mod has been relegated to a 3rd tier mod (behind retrofitting ACC with STOP and some...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,689
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

The whole debacle is over reliability, not quality. I am reasonably satisfied with the interior/exterior quality, features and functionalities of my Jeep. Reliability is not there though.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-09-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,026
Posted By f1anatic
Re: SRT8 Replicas that would fit SRT8 Brembo Brakes

I am on his side. There is NO need for SRT brakes on a non-racing version of the car. Unless you take your Jeep to the race track every day and you road race (not drag strip mind you), or you spend...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-09-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 888
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Window Tint

You should also take into account local legislation when accounting for the % tint to be used. In Illinois // Chicago 35% is right at the limit...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-09-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Is anyone here not using their cargo cover?

I don't use it either as I used additional tint on the sides and rear, to further darken the cargo area.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 24,689
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

I know many people feel love towards Consumer Reports.
Here's another recent release:

10 Best Cars to last 200,000 miles
10 Best Cars to Last 200,000 Miles - Consumer Reports News...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 761
Posted By f1anatic
Re: Sold Order Detroit Pickup - Making Jeep More Profitable!

what is the point? A European delivery has all the makings of a European vacation for those who can afford it money and time wise.

but beautiful, scenic, entertaining...suburban Detroit? If it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-07-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By f1anatic
Re: UK Sat Nav Issue- Instrument Cluster Multi-Pronged Roundabouts

Yes I do have this issue.



While I understand this position, this was not always the case. There have been a few releases of the UCONNECT software and the more recent ones have wrong...
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