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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-18-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Sensor Hunting/Replacing/Diagnosing HELP? (4.7L)

I have a superchips flashpaq. Not sure if it does data logging.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 06-18-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Kayak83
Sensor Hunting/Replacing/Diagnosing HELP? (4.7L)

I had a few posts on my '06 4.7L but I'm nearing a solution (I hope).

My Jeep feels like there is zero power at WOT going into 3rd gear. This happens when trying to pass on the highway and...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-23-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Kayak83
Re: B&G Tune?

Mostly city stop/go driving. My commute is all of 8 minutes, including a 3 minute on/off highway portion. When I merge and let 2nd gear go up to higher RPM before it shifts, when it hits 3rd and I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Kayak83
Re: B&G Tune?

I have the transmission tune unlocked but could never find any settings that were user friendly. Honestly I have no idea where to start. My 3rd gear feels totally DEAD at WOT or faster highway...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 05-21-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By Kayak83
B&G Tune?

Anybody run a B&G tune? I remember reading about them over at the other WK forum years ago but never pulled the trigger. I think you had to either buy a new board or send in your current one and wait...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-07-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Engine Oil Leak & Coolant Dry

Tires in the Fall for sure. :D

My $3,500 new rear diff. 2 years ago really put a kink in my Jeep's quality assurance.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-07-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Engine Oil Leak & Coolant Dry

I trust him. Been going there for years with multiple cars.

He said its being sprayed all over hell down there and mixing in with grime/oil under there. Explains what i saw yesterday. Not quite...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Engine Oil Leak & Coolant Dry

If anybody cares, (I might be talking to myself here) my mechanic just told me that my water pump is leaking and thats why my coolant was out. He didn't find an oil leak. Although the money I just...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-07-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,678
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Convince me as to why I want a diesel

I'm curious after skimming this thread how the reliability if of these Jeep diesel's. The 3.0L in the WK seemed to be a piece of you know what. I'm all for diesel but it better be worth the premium....
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Engine Oil Leak & Coolant Dry

Jeep goes in the shop tomorrow to take a look around and see what's going on. Got home today and noticed a good drip happening at the front diff guard around the cut out for it. Fluid is mostly...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Engine Oil Leak & Coolant Dry

Sorry, forgot to post the engine. 4.7L. Should be in my sig anyway.

As for jiffylube...an oil change is pretty simple. I have heard "stories" of these oil garages botching jobs before but honestly...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 05-06-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By Kayak83
Engine Oil Leak & Coolant Dry

Took my '06 in for a oil change. I use a blend at JiffyLube and drove the typical 4-5k miles on it. Pit guys there said I was 1Q low and have a small leak somewhere (which the don't bother locating...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-01-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,889
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Jeep Recall

Sounds like I won't be taking my Jeep in for this anytime soon after reading all of this!
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-24-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Kayak83
Calling All Aftermarket UCA Owners

After 30k miles with a 2" lift kit, I'm starting to think it might just be time to replace the stock UCA/ball joints with an aftermarket made for lifts. The current ones aren't making any noise but...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-20-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Kayak83
Re: New to Programmers... Input appreciated

How can I dial back the torque management with my superchips?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Kayak83
Re: ReCall for my 05 LQ2

Always surprises me how many people don't set their ebrake. Never understood it.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-10-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Kayak83
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-10-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By Kayak83
Re: ReCall for my 05 LQ2

I keep putting it off. Never had an issue.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-10-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By Kayak83
Re: 05 wk 4.7l exhaust question

I thought the superchips trans shift points came with the tuner, no need for the add-on. I run the 87 with superchips shift points. I've tried to 91 a few times but don't see much difference in city...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 03-07-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Kayak83
4.7L 3rd gear feels sluggish

Jeep feels like it's major down on power when it shifts at WOT into 3rd gear. It feel like it just runs out of breath. I'm at 66k miles and haven't changed the PCV or the EGR yet. Idle seems like...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 225,358
Posted By Kayak83
Re: The Official Lifted WK Thread

Same issue here. I've dealt with it for YEARS. U turns at sloooow speed if I'm careful won't do anything. But hit a curb on a turn and it's ESP city!!

I have calibrated my tires with superchips...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-07-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Use old TPMS on New Wheels?

Had the wheels put on. They switched over the sensors without issue. Although after charging me for the rebuild kits for the sensors, mount/balance and black lug nuts it ended up being $300 just to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-07-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,423
Views: 215,326
Posted By Kayak83
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Put on my new black Mamba MR1X wheels! On old 255/70/17 Revo 2's for now (40% left)....KO's in the Fall. Slight rubbing at lock. Hopefully just on the pinch weld.

...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-02-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Use old TPMS on New Wheels?

Nope. Stock sensors that have been moved once from stock tires to revo 2's years ago. 63k miles or so on them. I'm looking at rock auto for sensors now. Didn't expect an additional $200 for...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-02-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Use old TPMS on New Wheels?

Thought so. Local tire place told my dad he couldn't use the same sensors when he got new snow tires. Told him it was bogus. Just wanna be prepared...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-01-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By Kayak83
Use old TPMS on New Wheels?

Title says it all. Can I use my old TPMS on my new wheels when they get here? I'm ordering some Mamba MR1X's and am trying to save a buck or two. Thanks!

Also, if anyone wants to buy my old Ronin...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-18-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 175
Posted By Kayak83
Revo 2 tire mileage?

I've had Revo 2 tires on my '06 for about 30k-35k now and am wondering what mileage others are getting from them. They look like I might need to replace them around 40k. I've been looking at some BFG...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-27-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Kayak83
Re: ESP and Lift Adjustments post-install?

I think it's just the nature of the WK's 4 wheel drive system. Anytime you change what they intended from the factory there is going to be some sort of give/take of what they designed it for. Lifting...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-25-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Kayak83
Re: ESP and Lift Adjustments post-install?

I had it done the first time I saw it come out. I think there's a newer revision after I got mine. I thought it was for just a faulty ESP activation, totally separate from having a lift kit...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-25-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Kayak83
Re: ESP and Lift Adjustments post-install?

Still no solution. I've browsed through a few other forums and it seems like the WK just doesn't like any kind of lift kit. Possibly reprogramming ESP, but I'm still not sure on specifics if/how that...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-10-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,123
Posted By Kayak83
Re: !!help!! rear differential humming noise

I got a new rear diff installed for around 3k. I'm still not happy about it. A rebuild wasn't an option for me.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-11-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Question for 2" lift

OK I'll bite since nobody else has.

With the spacers you won't have any issues with the width of the tire. Without them you might have an issue where the tire touches the inner bolt. Depend on...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 09-04-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Tuner

Can't speak personally if there are in fact 3.7l tuners available. I've definitely seen JET chips, though. Just keep in mind that tunes don't "add" any HP/torque. They just change timings, shift...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-26-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,501
Posted By Kayak83
Re: 4x4 with 4.7 exhaust manifold gasket

Hemi's have both. BUT, commonly, the Hemi seems to have the lifter "hemi tick," while the 4.7L has the manifold leak. That's just about what I gather from this forum. Hopefully somebody else can...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By Kayak83
Re: REMIN Carbon Fiber Interior kit

$200 for an entire carbon fiber kit? That a good price. How is it to install? 3M tape everywhere? Does it looked tacked on or stock?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,423
Views: 215,326
Posted By Kayak83
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

PRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR. That is gorgeous.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-23-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Mamba Mr1x

You won't need spacers. I've been looking at those myself.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-13-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Need input on wheels

Just found this thread and am curious what you ended up with?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Removing of wood trim in the door

Looks great. I've been contemplating some different vinyl wrap options for my "wood" interior trim as well.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-09-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Kayak83
Re: Removing of wood trim in the door

I'm trying to load up the wkjeeps site but the server is super slow for me. Maybe you have more patience than me. They have been pretty useful in my repair woes for my jeep.

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