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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,904
Posted By charby
Re: Cold weather starting noise

I had mine into the dealer this week for an overnight vist as it was -22C.
They encountered the same noise and are aware of many other customers complaining about the same.
I was presented with a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-10-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,904
Posted By charby
Re: Cold weather starting noise

Maybe we can demand it be fixed under warranty?
We can share the pully fix to save them time.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-15-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,904
Posted By charby
Re: Cold weather starting noise

When it was -25C here for 2 days, I had it plugged in for 3 hours on timer before starting it in the morning, and no noise. Parked at work all day. and noise happens for a couple seconds. The block...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,904
Posted By charby
Re: Cold weather starting noise

I had called the dealership and there were not giving it any concern. They say it is normal. This is the most expensive vehicle I have ever purchase to want to hide when it starts up cold:mad:.
Has...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-10-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,556
Posted By charby
Re: Just got my free 2013 Map and software updates 2.126

I could not clear phone address using my Samsung Corby phone which was old. I was seeing names that I did not reconized to my home phone #. My jeep was demo, so there was stuff from the last guy. I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By charby
Re: UConnect Across Borders

Our Canadian version does not show the goodies you get in the USA.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 774
Posted By charby
Re: 2014 GC in snow/ice

I tried the Goodyear 20's for my first year of ownership, and are terrible in slushy snow, which is why I am putting snows on 18" rims next year.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-09-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 42
gas
Views: 2,771
Posted By charby
Re: gas

Well here in Canada, average gas price is now $1.30 litre, which is 4.92 us gallon. That makes for a $117 fill-up from bone dry. Good thing I live near the border to get some of that US gas that...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-27-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,354
Posted By charby
Re: Wrangler 17" and 18" wheels?

What lugs size did you use on the sahara rims?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-06-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By charby
Re: 255/70/r18 Bridgestones off JK Sahara....fit 18" Laredo X

What size lug nuts did you use?
I am concerned on the length to buy, in order to fit my sahara rims for next winter use.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-02-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,153
Posted By charby
Re: WK2 Lug Nut Size

Looking at pictures of that size, they seem too long?
I thing they may stick outside of rim face of the wrangler rim.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-28-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,153
Posted By charby
Re: WK2 Lug Nut Size

Need nuts for Sahara 18" rims for snow tires to fit WK2 overland that came with 20". Having a hard time getting an answer. Any info?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-28-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By charby
Re: Lug Nut Size for 18 inch wheels

Would these fit 2012 Grand Cherokee with 18" Wrangler Sahara rims for winter use?
Or do I need the long thread type? Maybe the difference in rim offset accounts for the longer stud thread being...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-25-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,904
Posted By charby
Re: Cold weather starting noise

I have had it happen all wek on cold starts being -20 to -25C, which is about -5 F. It is the belt, and wonder if belt dressing would help. There was the old bar soap on the belt trick too. This belt...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-25-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,102
Posted By charby
Re: Will 2012 18 inch Laredo wheels fit 2013 Limited

I picked up some like new 18" Sahara rims for winter tires next year. My question is what size of lugs nuts do I get? I have 20" rims and think those lug nuts are longer than what I need for the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-15-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,442
Posted By charby
Re: What snow tires are you running this season?

Living in Ontario, we get wet snow with slush or freezing rain mix. Going to keep the Fortera's until they wear for spring to fall use. Looking for snows to put on these 18" Safara rims for next...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-13-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,442
Posted By charby
Re: What snow tires are you running this season?

Very good information. I have picked up some 18" Rubricon Safara rims, and will look for either 255-65-18 or 265-60-18 tires before next fall as the 20" Fortera's do not give me coffidence, with only...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 15,682
Posted By charby
Re: Is Anybody on here happy with there WK2?

Love it! Best vehicle owned, even after only 5 months of use. Has everything you would ever need, and things you never thought you would need.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-12-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,442
Posted By charby
Re: What snow tires are you running this season?

I had a look at the Nokian site, and don't see the WR G2 in 265-50-20 that the Overland uses. Also checked the Rotiva, and it is close at 275-55-20, but still outside specs of Overland size. I am...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-03-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By charby
Re: Weight Distribution Hitch for 4x4 Hemi with Quadralift pulling 3,200 lb trailer?

Consider getting a power jack, best investment to a trailer with a WDH setup. I have a 20' Visa with 350lb tongue weight with a Equal-i-zer WDH, with no more cranking.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-24-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,556
Posted By charby
Re: Just got my free 2013 Map and software updates 2.126

Not yet, and I meet the build date.
Called dealer and no answers there either.
Maybe Santa is bringing it:lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-18-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,759
Posted By charby
Re: When people ask you the price you paid how do you react?

I was asked, "that those models must be over $50k" (here in Canada), and I said yeah, $54k, but it was a Demo with 5000 miles, and got 25% off. Didn't tell him my trade was paid for and worth $20k on...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-30-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,556
Posted By charby
Re: Just got my free 2013 Map and software updates 2.126

I called local dealer, and my VIN# qualified for radio software update. There was no mention of a map update listed. My build date was January 2012, so it may be USA only customers. I do travel...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-29-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,556
Posted By charby
Re: Just got my free 2013 Map and software updates 2.126

You can check the sticker inside drivers door. I purchased a demo as well, and the dealer never change ownership in database, until I called Chyrsler Canada. Make sure you have Jeep in your name. I...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-25-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 22,556
Posted By charby
Re: Just got my free 2013 Map and software updates 2.126

I emailed Jeep Canada the other day, and asked about GPS updates. She gave me a phone # to contact, Navtech or something like that. She had my VIN which was built January 2012, but no freebie...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-22-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,149
Posted By charby
Re: Was getting a 730n a mistake?

Not sure what happening when loading my cell phonebook into uconnect. It will have other phone #'s and people listed as it was a demo jeep. I deleted all, and started fresh, and still has unknown...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-20-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,240
Posted By charby
Re: Something to laugh at

One neighbour had a 2010 4 banger escape and it took 9 months for dealer to sell it off lot when he traded it. Another neighbour has a stirpped down Tribute (same thing) 4 banger aswell. Those things...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 8,722
Posted By charby
Re: Who has driven both V6 & V8 WK2's

We are supposed to be part of the Jeep brotherhood! I am not saying what motor is better, than what trim level is better. We are all Jeep Wk2 owners, and the manual shows the Jeep wave! I am afraid...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-12-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,063
Posted By charby
Re: Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat

They are OEM and were option on the window sticker as polished aluminum. It was a Demo so it just came that way.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-11-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,901
Posted By charby
Re: What did your dealer give you with your new jeep?

Apparently I got such a good deal, there was nothing else they could do as it was a Demo. They agreed to my price on the Jeep, and my trade, mind you it was 1k above top black book :lol:. I did get...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-11-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,063
Posted By charby
Re: Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat

Thanks, Yes there are the polished aluminum wheels. Jeep could have been cleaner, but it was out enjoying life :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,077
Posted By charby
Re: I take delivery tomorrow...V6 owners need your feedback

I tow a 20' camper weighing in at 3200#, and it does well at highway speeds. It does shift down into 3rd sometimes in head wind uphill, but never sweat it and keep going. Since I only tow 25% of my...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-09-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,063
Posted By charby
Re: Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat

We were camping and found this power dam as a background.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-02-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,523
Posted By charby
Talking Re: 2013 model year Jeep price increase effective today

Must coinside with the new contract that was just signed
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-24-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,258
Posted By charby
Re: Quadra Lift Questions

I have noticed my front end lower after jeep has been parked in garage and being turned off for about 1 minute. It was in normal mode, and one time I had 2 bikes on bike rack which was removed and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-19-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,417
Posted By charby
Re: I thought the 2012 GC's had daytime running lights?

Not sure why US has not adopted this as law. We have had them in Canada since early 1990's, and improve visiblity greatly in the glare. These modules only add $20 to the vehicle. When traveling in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-09-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,352
Posted By charby
Re: Trade 2012 for 2014? Who is going this route?

This is what sells new vehicles, improvements and enticing us to trade up for more features. This is where you take a shit kicking on your trade for $300-$400 savings a year on fuel (depending your...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-28-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By charby
Re: Want a FREE Husky cargo liner? Tell me why you deserve it!

I missed that rule until pointed out, but they gained a new member. :)
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-28-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By charby
Re: Tire and MPG

Nice wheel
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-28-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,775
Posted By charby
Re: Want a FREE Husky cargo liner? Tell me why you deserve it!

I need 5 posts before sending a private message.
One more to go.
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