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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,856
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: serious question for my SRT brothers??

I know you must be nervous and excited...we are praying for an awesome outcome.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 276
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Scanguage2 XGuage codes for EGT

65 mph @ 1.1 psi boost = 725F
80 mph @ 1.8 psi boost = 810F

No WOT test for now...but I've seen 1300+ in seconds at WOT passing.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-26-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 56,003
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

Finally...working EGT xguage codes for the Scanguage2 display. This is the pre-DPF EGT temperature the reacts immediately to load. Its critical for towing and highly tuned diesels.

EGT 1 (Degrees...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-24-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,145
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: cooled seats

Regarding ventilated seats and farting, I'll only say that it causes a rapid response.....an aftermarket in-seat charcoal filter would be nice for those that eat a lot of Mexican food!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-24-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Just filled up with Off Road Diesel

I am almost convinced that it was LSD not ULSD although the label said ULSD on the pump. I was very careful to allow regens to complete because, at the rate they where occurring, my dpf would be...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-24-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Just filled up with Off Road Diesel

Update: I ran the full tank of ORD through. I noticed excessive regens on this tank. Apparently this fuel was substandard. It regened daily, sometimes within 60 to 100 miles. I added a healthy dose...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 56,003
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

it depends on your driving style. I like the highest setting E9..... but mine throws a code eventually when the motor is heat soaked and at light throttle. E7 works great with good low end torque and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-12-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,381
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Just filled up with Off Road Diesel

I am pissed. The station advertised diesel on their sign and had a multi grade pump with 2 handles...one for gas, one for diesel. The price was the same as any other station in the area. I was...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-07-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Delayed Ignition

Its the glow plug delay. The old diesels took 15 seconds to preheat the glow plugs. Ours are ceramic and take 2 seconds. The engine controls delay automatically. This only occurs on cold starts when...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-07-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,376
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Tuning your EcoDiesel

0-60 mph should be in the 6.6-6.8s range with a tuner. Throttle response will always have lag compared to a gasser. If your diesel is in regen, there is noticeably more lag. A tune reduces lag...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-04-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-03-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,050
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Diesel owners unite!

Scott, the founder of this site urgently needs our help. Let's unite and see what we can do. If this site has been a blessing to you, read this thread to understand his situation and consider what...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-28-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 18,546
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Ok. Finally stopped for supper. Here's a few shots to complement the other pics.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-28-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 18,546
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Dom, here are some pics of my ORA2 underside. Maybe this can help you determine if there is interference with skid plates.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-27-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,856
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: serious question for my SRT brothers??

Scott, I appreciate your humbleness. In this case, I think the others are right....please consider accepting our donations. You put blood sweat and tears into building this site. Let us help...you...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 05-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 56,003
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

Most tranny torque ratings aren't like a "fuse" where they blow when they are exceeded. The tranny is rated to work at that limit without failure. The #1 killer of transmissions is heat which is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Welcome to summer driving season

To all the diesel haters, don't be jealous. Lower fuel cost and awesome mileage combined with impressive performance are putting a huge smile on GC diesel owner's faces. Maybe America will wake up?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,504
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: DEF Level at Delivery

I ran mine low on purpose. I was trying to invoke an EVIC message to see what it says. The segmented gauge went all the way to no segments lit and still no EVIC message. I don't recall if the guage...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 05-23-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 56,003
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

For anyone wondering, the GC Diesel WILL break the tires lose on dry pavement in Sport mode with a Bluespark tuning box. Turn traction control off, break HARD, floor it, release the break. This thing...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,317
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Good OBD II App

Yes to Boost and EGT for sure. The others I haven't tried. It has a pretty exhaustive list of supported PIDs.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,317
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Good OBD II App

Most apps scan for the correct protocol each time they connect. This scanning puts a bunch of non-compatible data which looks like bad data on the OBD2 bus. This causes errors. Do yourself a favor...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,833
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

I don't know much about oils but I do know that an internal engine failure could be denied warranty if you decide to use any oil you like. If its OK to use any oil, why not use the cheapest possible...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-15-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,406
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Autoweek's take on the Summit Ecodiesel

Dear car snobs...its a Jeep not a BMW. The motor sounds like a diesel because it IS a diesel. Its not loud. In 6 months, only 2 passengers have identified my motor as a diesel by sound...and I take...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-07-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,461
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Service DEF - See Dealer

Nobody idles their turbo to cool it down under normal operation. If you pull off the road immediately after making significant boost for more than 30 seconds (which would propel you to 100+ mph) then...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,090
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Overland vs Limited Dilemma

The Lux II in the Limited is, besides the leather dash and piping on the seat edges and IMO fugly wood steering wheel, is the same. I would pay money to NOT have that steering wheel and I can't see...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-29-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,039
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Does the DPF regen system make Diesel unusable as a full time work vehicle?

My Scanguage II caused faults (ODB2 freakout) when I set it to a different protocol other than CANSF. Our Jeeps are CANSF based. Reset any faults and you should be fine.

The Torque app shows both...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,551
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: ECO mode question

I think the laws if physic apply. It takes a certain amount of energy to move the weight a distance in a specific time....acceleration and speed. The variable you can control is the rpm range you...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-26-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,039
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Does the DPF regen system make Diesel unusable as a full time work vehicle?

I was waiting for someone to ask what the ScanguageII's Xgauge codes are for EGT. The JGC uses CANSF codeset and the Xgauge codes for CAT Temp F and C work as listed on their website. Its Bank 1...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-25-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 8,209
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Vulnerable DEF injector wiring!

Here's a composite picture I stitched together from multiple pics. Unfortunately I missed the frame rail. :(

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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-03-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,317
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Good OBD II App

Torque and a Bluetooth ODBII adapter will cost 30 bucks or less. You can buy an Android phone with the savings.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-01-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,376
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Tuning your EcoDiesel

Me too....although, with my driving habits, I have no issues. Better mileage and performance are always good. Soot on the rear of the vehicle is the only downside I can see.

Step 1: tap into the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-01-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,675
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

I agree with all that you say...except that my belief is that "lean burns hot" is only related to gas engines.

EGT is directly related to piston velocity and BTUs released by the fuel. More fuel...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,294
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Re: Carplay

So you pick your vehicle based on the phone you use? Wow....Apple truly dominates the heart and soul, it seems.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-15-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
You would be better served leaving the iPhone in...

You would be better served leaving the iPhone in the drawer and getting a 32GB sdcard or USB memory stick. They don't need charging, can be swapped easily, and the Uconnect interface is identical.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,657
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
I got a full tank of fuel but my DEF was at 25%....

I got a full tank of fuel but my DEF was at 25%. I was the 3rd JG person to take delivery and we weren't aware to ask for the DEF top off at that time. I was just elated to take delivery of an...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-06-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
We just got 2 inches of ice this week. We...

We just got 2 inches of ice this week. We couldn't wait to get out and test my 14 Limited QD2 Diesel. I have the stock Michelins and it was as sure footed as a cat when in Snow mode. We found a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,293
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
KuJust did a few 0-60 runs yesterday. With no...

KuJust did a few 0-60 runs yesterday. With no passengers and a 1/4 tank, I consistently got 6.7s. I was in Sport mode and held the brake to spool the turbo. The initial launch is awesome.

Now,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,446
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
As has been well documented, the EVIC is very...

As has been well documented, the EVIC is very close to actual for most of us...so its a decent reference. I don't get 37.4 in a hand calculated tank, and the Pentastar doesn't get 29 per tank in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-18-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 429
Views: 57,353
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Says who? The VM3.0 and most modern diesels are...

Says who? The VM3.0 and most modern diesels are equipped with a diesel oxidation catalyst (a form of CAT), diesel particulate filter (DPF), and selective catalytic reduction (SCR). I'm shocked the...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-03-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 56,003
Posted By ExcursionDiesel
Having a fixed single map tuning with widely...

Having a fixed single map tuning with widely varying load demand is dangerous. If its tuned for high output with no towing, that's the only way I'd drive it. If the ECU has a single map to produce...
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