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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-02-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,819
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Anyone running Nitto Crosstek tires?

I have the Crossteks and have loved them. Just a fyi, they like to tramline on rain grooved roads.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-30-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Computers vs airing down

Whenever I air down, the ESC warning light comes on and stays on until I air back up. I don't notice a loss in power or any other changes other than that light.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-31-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By rangersplash85
Yes I have the power lift gate. That's another...

Yes I have the power lift gate. That's another one of those features I overlooked the first time around.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-26-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: My 2012 WK2 Limited

After two weeks of ownership I can say I am loving my Jeep, even more so than my previous one. The one complaint I have is that it didn't come with the ORA I package so I went ahead and added it...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-22-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By rangersplash85
Actually those are the Mopar rails that I painted...

Actually those are the Mopar rails that I painted silver as I didn't like them as all black. I haven't noticed any increased wind noise even with the sunroof open.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-21-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: My 2012 WK2 Limited

Thank you everyone for the comments.:)
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-21-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,619
Posted By rangersplash85
Did you experience the SERV 4WD problem? No ...

Did you experience the SERV 4WD problem? No
What level of GC do you have? (Laredo, Limited, Overland, etc) Laredo X
What month and year was your GC built? Aug 2010
Which engine? (Hemi, V6,...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-20-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: My 2012 WK2 Limited

Wheels are takeoffs from a 2010 JK Sahara and the tires are Nitto Crossteks.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-20-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,948
Posted By rangersplash85
My 2012 WK2 Limited

Ever since I purchased my 2011 Laredo X back in 2010 I've regretted not getting the NAV and pano roof so every year when new models are about to release I look to so if I can find any good deals. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-19-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 590
Views: 49,544
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for your WK2?

Well I know it's a big change but I dumped my 2011 3.6L Laredo X for a 2012 3.6L Limited with Lux Group.

PS The WK2 looks much better sitting on the beach than sitting in my driveway ha:)
The old...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-18-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: 1st tow with the V6

Correct, although I'm pretty sure I was over 5000 lbs by a little bit
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: 1st tow with the V6

Just after I bought my wk2 I moved from VA to MO. The total weight for both vehicle and trailer was 10450 lbs so pretty much everything was maxed out. I thought it handled the load very well as...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-14-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Does lifetime warranty get you more $$ on your trade in??

I had the 5yr/60000 mile warranty on my 2011 Laredo X that I just traded in and the dealer wasn't interested at all in it. I just called up Jeep and they will refund you whatever is unused on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,859
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: 2012 WK2 Prices Paid Master Thread

Just purchased a 2012 Limited 3.6L 4x4 with Lux and Tow group.

MSRP - 43,058.00

Paid - 38,479.74
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-18-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 767
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: tpms? worth it?

You can find them on a certain auction site for around $65 for all four. Without them you'll get the tpms warning light all the time.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-16-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By rangersplash85
It comes on immediatly after I start driving...

It comes on immediatly after I start driving after airing down.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-16-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By rangersplash85
ESC light remains on

I've noticed that whenever I air down my tires for offroad the ESC light will come on and remain on until I air them back up. I don't notice any loss of performance from the BTC and there are no...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-06-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,562
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: OEM wheel weight?

I weighed the 18s with Latitudes at 35 psi at 68 lbs.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-03-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Modified the Mopar cross bars

Both the owners manual and the instructions for the cross bars say not too exceed a total of 150 lbs. I understand what the purpose of the bow was, I just felt that it was excessive. On a flat...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-02-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By rangersplash85
I considered that going into this project but...

I considered that going into this project but decided to straighten them and see how they hold up. I figured the entire system can hold 150lbs therefore if it's evenly distributed each bar is holding...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-01-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By rangersplash85
Modified the Mopar cross bars

I had purchased the Mopar cross bars back in the beginning of 2011 as they were the only available option at the time. They have been fantastic in terms of getting the job done but there are three...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-28-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,956
Posted By rangersplash85
I moved from VA to MO pulling a 5500 lb trailer...

I moved from VA to MO pulling a 5500 lb trailer and mine performed wonderfully. I would say it shouldn't have a problem.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-27-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By rangersplash85
I know of at least one that allows overnight...

I know of at least one that allows overnight camping and there are so many beaches in this state that I could imagine many of them do.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-27-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By rangersplash85
I believe the acceleration issue has been...

I believe the acceleration issue has been resolved. As for the tires, they still give out all seasons with the off-road packages.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-26-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,490
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Taking off dealer sticker?

Like everyone else said they should be vinyl stickers and once you get an edge going they just come off, time consuming but pretty easy. Now it could be worse, on my wifes new Jetta the dealer...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-26-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: JK tires on GJL?

I believe the size is actually 255/70R18 and if so then they'll fit perfectly.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-24-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 15,024
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Installation: Mopar cargo mat

I had the dealer install mine. After 3 hours they said they were done however I couldn't find the cargo mat anywhere. They said that it was some kind of integrated install, whatever. Well a few...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-23-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: First day on the beach

2010 JK Sahara takeoffs, with Nitto Crosstek tires
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-23-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: First day on the beach

This was at Fort Fisher. Thanks for the info on the free air. I was hoping there would be some somewhere along the strip but eventually I just gave in and paid for some. I'm heading back out there...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-18-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: First day on the beach

There were gas stations everywhere however I went about 5 miles at around 25-30 mph until I found one that didn't already have someone using the air.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-18-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By rangersplash85
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-17-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,811
Posted By rangersplash85
First day on the beach

The weather here in NC has been pretty good to us lately so I figured it's time to start heading to the beach. I went down to the southern end of Carolina Beach because there are less people and the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-02-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,303
Posted By rangersplash85
That's your average fuel economy. The bottom bar...

That's your average fuel economy. The bottom bar is the instantanious fuel economy.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-24-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By rangersplash85
The tpms should work perfecty with any rim. I...

The tpms should work perfecty with any rim. I haven't had an issue yet
Forum: Off Road Modifications 02-20-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 46,145
Posted By rangersplash85
Just curious, has anyone tried installing this...

Just curious, has anyone tried installing this themselves?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-17-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,240
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: Discoverer AT3's White Letter or Black?

I say keep them out. I think it looks a little cheesy when you have the white letters in but they can still be seen when looking at the vehicle, if that makes any sense. I personally prefer the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-17-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: JK 18" wheels

Here are pics of the face, shoulder, and tread. I was weary of them at first since they are a new model but NTB had a buy 2 get 2 free deal so I figured what the hell. They are excellent on both...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-17-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: JK 18" wheels

Here's my obligitory driveway pic with the Sahara 18's. The HD brakes are standard with the hemi although I'm not exactly sure what the issues are between those and the sahara's, I have just heard...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-15-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,305
Posted By rangersplash85
If you don't have HD brakes then they fit without...

If you don't have HD brakes then they fit without issue. I have them with some 255/70R18s with spring suspension and I have never had an issue. I also think they add a nice touch as they make the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-08-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,253
Posted By rangersplash85
Re: What kind of "Freebies" did you get from your dealer?

I got a spare rubber hitch plug as the original was "hiding" in the glove box.:)
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