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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-20-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,443
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: LED Stop/Tail/Turn Install

YES.

And they don't work.

I have the same resistors as the OP and when I installed these LEDs they lit up just fine. The turn signals worked to.

BUT...

As soon as I turned on the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: LED Electrical Troubleshooting

I wasn't sure if perhaps the resistor or the LED itself was malfunctioning. Whats even stranger is that the other day when I closed the rear flipper glass the impact against the body caused the light...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-16-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By HemiPowerV8
LED Electrical Troubleshooting

I just replaced all the bulbs in the rear (brake/turn, reverse, park, license plate) and now have a full LED setup.

Unfortunately something is up with the passenger side LED brake/turn bulb.
...
Forum: Taillight Solutions 01-12-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,501
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: WK2 DRL upgrade and mod

What is the expected life of the LED with the heat from the engine compartment.

I ask because I've been through 2 sets of bulbs that failed due to the heat of the surrounding area. Bulbs were...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-08-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,429
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: V-LEDS 5k DRL Replacement

Just an update for everyone on the V-LEDs.

Since my original install of these LEDs almost a year ago I've been through 2 sets. They keep failing. My immediate thought is the heat from the engine...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-23-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Hennessey Jeep!

Not worth it at all.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-23-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,591
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Led fog lights

Shopping around on superbrightleds.com and came across these as well as straight bar LED DRLs and "L" shaped LED DRLs.

They are only $40 and I'm thinking of experimenting to see how they fit in...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-23-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Tail lights

superbrightleds.com or autolumination.com
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-20-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,898
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-20-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 32,180
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Major smoke out of exhaust

I noticed the blue smoke for the 1st time yesterday. I have an '11 GC 5.7L with 8,500 miles on the odometer. The only reason it caught my eye is because I was walking up behind it and used remote...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-26-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,240
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Pedal Dress Up Kit and Splash Guards

Took my WK2 in for a rattle in the headliner and they installed my pedals at no charge. Took them only 5 minutes.

I just played dumb and asked how you install them and the service guy was like...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-25-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,451
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Can you tint windows on a leased Jeep!

I've leased 4 cars in the last 7 years. I've tinted the windows on all of them and never had any problems whatsoever. You'll be fine.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-23-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Satellite fun!

LOL. Took me a second.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-23-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,760
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Side Steps on White Overland Anyone Have Photos?

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk206/drjones1677/IMAG0326.jpg

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk206/drjones1677/IMAG0325.jpg
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 04-20-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 481
Views: 81,408
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Forum: Visual Modifications 04-20-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,554
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: xenon depot xtreme hid 6500k or 8000k?

I had the 65ook Kit on my Speed3... I thought it was too bluish and wished for the 6oook... if you get the 85ook expect it to be very very blue/purple and harder to see at night.
...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-18-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,240
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Pedal Dress Up Kit and Splash Guards

Thanks for the words of wisdom fellas.... I'm trying this again today!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-17-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,927
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Rock Rails

^ Nice Pic..
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-17-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,050
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-17-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,240
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Pedal Dress Up Kit and Splash Guards

Holy Chit! Tried for over 45 minutes yesterday on mine as well fella's.....

It's a *itch! What did you use to "snap" the gas pedal down into place. Apparently I'm weak sauce because I couldn't do...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-12-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,941
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Rear license plate frame

Check your local auto store (Advanced Auto Parts, O'reilly's, AutoZone etc..). That's where I bought mine.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-04-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,310
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Mopar Chrome Fog Light Bezels

picked mine up from a local dealer here in Houston. Quite possibly the easiest install ever.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,709
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-02-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,214
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Headliner Rattle.... Who Else is Experiencing

ACJR... thanks for this. I am in the process of scheduling an appt. I can recreate the noise I hear just by tapping on the headliner (the entire area that bulges down to accommodate the sunroof/DVD...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-01-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,214
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Headliner Rattle.... Who Else is Experiencing

Yep, no sunglasses here, just this crazy rattle.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-01-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,214
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Headliner Rattle.... Who Else is Experiencing

I have been trying to pin point a rattling sound that comes to life everytime I drive over uneven or bumpy pavement.

Finally yesterday I realized it was coming from the headliner in and around...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-30-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,429
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: V-LEDS 5k DRL Replacement

I just cross referenced the bulb type on pg. 88 (PSX24W) of the User Guide to Google. Saw some posts from other folks... Turns out PSX24W is a Chrysler part number but that the standard bulb type is...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-28-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,429
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: V-LEDS 5k DRL Replacement

This is a link to the V-LEDs that replace our Fog Lights


http://www.v-leds.com/5202-9009-H16/LED/sc492922-3-2//page/1/checkForLanding/true




13W available in 6k only... not sure...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,080
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Putco LED conversion list

I'd have to disagree. My LED's are pretty bright and they are not OEM.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=20465
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-28-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 42,351
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Putco LED conversion list

I'd have to disagree. My LED's are pretty bright and they are not OEM.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=20465
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-27-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Poll on any issues with your new Jeep WK2

Thanks! I'm going to check this as well.
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 03-27-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,603
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: DIY plastidip your emblems.

Looks great... and if you watch the first You Tube video you'll see a link to show how it stands up against a hi-pressure wash... good stuff.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-27-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,639
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: What does this error/warning mean ?

Interesting... I didn't know we had that indicator. Nice since most cars through a CEL when the gas cap is too loose.

LMAO at Dan JGC post!
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-26-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,365
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Poll on any issues with your new Jeep WK2

This weekend I'm trying to locate an annoying rattle somewhere in the rear cabin. I think its in the headliner or maybe cargo area. It really comes to life on uneven pavement or hard bumps...... stay...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,411
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

Taken with my HTC EVO. Apologies for the pic quality...

http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk206/drjones1677/IMAG0327.jpg
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk206/drjones1677/IMAG0326.jpg...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-25-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,014
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Samsung Galaxy S Captivate (Android) and 730N RHR

My HTC Evo has issues streaming bluetooth music OR the UConnect has issues accepting the media stream. It plays as if its in fast forward (shrugs shoulders?). Moot point since I have a 30G hard drive
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,411
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: To debadge the hood or not to debadge, that is the question.

I did mine a couple of weeks ago. Only used dental floss and a nice slow sawing action, then a touch of Meguiars Polish. The sticky tape/film comes off easily. Take a look at this thread and you can...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-23-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: Side swiped at 35MPH! I can't believe it!

Wow looks like it held up like a tank. Glad you are OK.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-21-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,429
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: V-LEDS 5k DRL Replacement

Nick, VLEDS has an LED replacement for our fogs. I'm actually ordering this week.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-21-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,429
Posted By HemiPowerV8
Re: V-LEDS 5k DRL Replacement

I will admit the the driver side was a pain to swap out. The passenger side took approximately 20 seconds and the driver took like 5 minutes.

There is also a 6oooK LED and I'm interested to see...
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