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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-27-2012, 07:48 PM
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-22-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,136
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Tow hitch receiver

Very easy to cut the bumper and put the bezel on! I have a hitch if you're interested, bezel is sold separately. PM me...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-05-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,243
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Help on changing the sway bar bushings-05 WK Limited

I know there are countless threads on this and front end suspension popping/clunking noises, but I figured I'd post my recent experience here since this thread is most recent.

Jeep: 2005 5.7L...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-29-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,597
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: PLEASE ADVISE: Lower Control Arm Bushing & Front Strut Replacement

Thanks MrTosh. So you think I can get the strut/spring assembly swung out from the wheel well without a spring compressor, even with the strut forks being the 3.5" longer RK ones? Is there any harm...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-29-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,597
Posted By nick.jeff
PLEASE ADVISE: Lower Control Arm Bushing & Front Strut Replacement

Thanks for reading. I have the 3.5 RK X-factor lift with stock shocks/struts at 80K. So I ordered new Bilstein shocks/struts all around. Thanksgiving Day my brother and I get everything installed...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-17-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,240
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Christmas Deco

My brother (WJ) and I had a red bow tied between the center slots of our grilles last Christmas. It looked good in my opinion, wish I had a picture. I'll probably do it again this year.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-20-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,897
Posted By nick.jeff
Anyone ever have a sentry key/engine immobilization problem?

So I got off work earlier tonight, went out to unlock the the WK with the fob, no response. No flashing lights, no doors unlocked, nothing. So I walked over to Walgreens assuming the fob battery...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-31-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,118
Posted By nick.jeff
I guess I should've posted my set-up over in this...

I guess I should've posted my set-up over in this forum when I did mine back in March. On page 21 of the "tech tips/diy - custom mesh grille" thread you'll see my install of this exact mesh.

You...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-18-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 835
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Check my catch can install location

I just installed mine the same way Jeepcoman did but haven't check it yet. Probable will next weekend with an oil change. Please tell us more about the fastman TB as that is the next upgrade I have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-09-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,995
Posted By nick.jeff
I'm not sure about the blade, I'd imagine you'd...

I'm not sure about the blade, I'd imagine you'd want someone holding the RPMs steady 1000-2000 while spraying after up to operating temp. I've seen times to let it sit anywhere from 5 mins-3 hours. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-09-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,835
Posted By nick.jeff
I'm on the fence as well, I really want to do a...

I'm on the fence as well, I really want to do a seafoam treatment the way it's intended after seeing the crud build up during a recent cleaning, sprayed through the TB but all these warnings holds me...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-06-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 10,018
Views: 273,493
Posted By nick.jeff
Installed Billet Tech catch can

Installed Billet Tech catch can
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-05-2011, 11:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,995
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Seafoam Throttle Body/Intake Cleaner

Have we come to a general consensus on how to use Seafoam or Mopar CCC? In the last 500 miles or so I've replaced EGR valve, PCV, cleaned TB and just added a catch can tonight. While cleaning the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-01-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By nick.jeff
Here's the link: ...

Here's the link: http://www.customcargrills.com/products.asp?id=46

I got the one on the top of the page. I would imagine it would look just as good against black.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 04-01-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,191
Posted By nick.jeff
Just did mine trying to imitate the new '11 GC...

Just did mine trying to imitate the new '11 GC Summit grill. It really is the easiest/best mod I've done so far. Got the mesh from customcargrills.com for about $50-60 shipped. Took maybe an hour...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-29-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By nick.jeff
I just torqued them half past hand tight, have a...

I just torqued them half past hand tight, have a torque wrench but forgot to even look up the specs. I think you'll be fine without. Yes there's a connector.

The attached pics show the crud...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-29-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: changed pcv valve

Chris,

Yes I did unhook my negative battery cable. Once you get the intake off (I have a FRAM intake so it was even easier than the stock air box to remove) the TB is a piece of cake to remove. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-17-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By nick.jeff
There was no gasket when I took it off, unless I...

There was no gasket when I took it off, unless I mistook it for the burnt crud around the outside you see there that I managed to clean off
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-13-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,965
Posted By nick.jeff
It has to be an official Apple cable either way

It has to be an official Apple cable either way
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-13-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,965
Posted By nick.jeff
It has to be an actual Apple branded AV cable...

It has to be an actual Apple branded AV cable (dock connector plugs into 32-pin data port on phone and other end has USB and then red,white, yellow male AV connectors) because of a proprietary chip...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-13-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,965
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: iPad 2 in WK Dash????

I have my jailbroken iPhone 4 hooked up to the MyGig through an AV out cable connected through the lockpick. An app called TVOUT2Go mirrors the iPhone video on the MyGig and works really well but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-13-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,874
Posted By nick.jeff
Cleaned my TB yesterday as well...

Cleaned my TB yesterday as well...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 03-04-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 64,231
Posted By nick.jeff
It is just a straight aluminum wire woven 12"x48"...

It is just a straight aluminum wire woven 12"x48" piece of mesh from
CustomCarGrills.com. I thought about doing a clear coat finish for a protective layer but Matt from CCG assured me it wouldn't...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 03-04-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 64,231
Posted By nick.jeff
Tried to replicate the '11 Summit grill on my '05...

Tried to replicate the '11 Summit grill on my '05 Limited. Diamond openings are a bit smaller (~3/4") but I'm still pleased overall with how it turned out. Mesh is aluminum woven wire, diamond...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,538
Posted By nick.jeff
Thanks jeepcogman & Walt, very useful info. It's...

Thanks jeepcogman & Walt, very useful info. It's an '05 Hemi, 74,000 miles on it. I've owned it since 54K and I would imagine the PCV has never been changed. Gibson exhaust, Fram intake, diablo...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,538
Posted By nick.jeff
Got it off with some pliers. The old one was...

Got it off with some pliers. The old one was covered in oil...see pictures. Is this normal? Is this occurrence something that could be solved with a catch can? I guess I don't really know what the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,538
Posted By nick.jeff
Thanks! Just twist counter-CW to get it off?... I...

Thanks! Just twist counter-CW to get it off?... I tried a minute ago and it wouldn't even budge.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-02-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,538
Posted By nick.jeff
Is this the PCV valve?

With the light shining on it?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT8 - WK 02-26-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,605
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: CSI agent driving SRT8!!

http://www.cbs.com/primetime/csi/video/?pid=ttjU87gachfayULKHWTfr31FIt1buToY&vs=Default&play=true

From 2:45 on.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-18-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,995
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Seafoam Throttle Body/Intake Cleaner

The can I used was liquid as well, picked it up from Advanced Auto for around $3. The circle in red you have looks the brake vacuum line from what I can tell. It's in the exact same area of where...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-16-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,609
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Headers for my 5.7 Hemi

Yes, please do, this is very interesting. I know you mentioned the guy doing them would probably not be up for making other sets, but any chance you or he could spec them out with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 02-16-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,995
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Seafoam Throttle Body/Intake Cleaner

I used Seafoam over the summer on my 5.7. Same method as Walt described, 2/3 of the can in the power brake vacuum drag with a funnel and the remaining 1/3 in the gas tank. I used a funnel and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-14-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,517
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Leaking trans fluid from behind the grill area?

I just noticed a small pool of red fluid under mine today as well. I remember the dealer recommending this repair to me a couple oil changes back but saying it did not need to be done right away. ...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 01-20-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Aftermarket amp/PAC C2A-CHY3 question

Ok JDM, so the signal leads going into the factory amp are just that, signal leads (controlled volume/equalizer by the MyGIG still) but not yet amplified by the amp, in other words there's nothing...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 01-19-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: Aftermarket amp/PAC C2A-CHY3 question

I'm not sure about the PAC/lockpick combo either, like JDM said though, I would hook them up factory harness -> LockPick -> PAC -> MyGig so that the audio output signals going into the PAC come...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 01-18-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,529
Posted By nick.jeff
Aftermarket amp/PAC C2A-CHY3 question

I have a pair of Infinity 6x9 Kappa 3-way laying around that were in my old Eclipse. Because they are sitting around and I feel like the factory premium Boston system leaves a lot to be desired up...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-26-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,225
Posted By nick.jeff
RER MyGig & iPod or iPhone connection

I've done some searching and can't find a clear answer so I thought I'd ask.

I have a 2005 Limited that I replaced the stock radio with a low-speed RER unit using the LockPick adapter. Is there...
Forum: Detailing 12-19-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,016
Posted By nick.jeff
Pneumatic buffer/polisher

I know the norm is to use a standard electric orbital buffer/polisher which works great and all....but does anyone have any experience or insight on using a pneumatic buffer/polisher.

I was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-24-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: cool "unseen" commercial

Ya they are cool, I saw them during the first Sunday of NFL games. Jeep is one of their sponsors I'm pretty sure.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-20-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By nick.jeff
Re: 2011 WK: Premium audio system

How does this thing sound/compare to the WK Boston premium system for those who have it?
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