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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,150
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Just picked up my 2014 Overland

I'm in the approaching 60 ballpark too. I traded my 2011 Overland Hemi in for my 2014 Overland with the 3.6L Pentastar and I went with black.

Your white one is a great present -- looks nice!
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,168
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: 2014 GC Overland Tarnished Chrome

CarPro Iron X Iron Remover will take that right off. My 2011 had the same. Just follow the directions and those marks will wipe right off.
Skip
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-05-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: 2014 JGC 3.6 v6 CAI

Thanks. I had a K&N on my 98 with the 5.2L and it was great.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-02-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-01-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,813
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: 2014 JGC 3.6 v6 CAI

What type of engine cover modification is required with the Mopar CAI?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-03-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Differentials/transfer case drain/fill plugs

I just drive up onto 4 Rhino Ramps that are spec'd for the weight. Then I set jack stands for safety and use a crawler - there's plenty of room.

Skip
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-01-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Differentials/transfer case drain/fill plugs

Yes. Did mine on Sunday for the second time. The Front & Rear differential plugs can be difficult to remove as they are spec'd for 44 ft. lbs.

Skip
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-14-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Reliability and Extended warranty

I have 56K on my 2011 Hemi Overland and it has never needed any service except tires and a couple of bulbs. I do my own maintenance but still, nothing has failed.

Good luck,
Skip
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-18-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-10-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Torque specs for throttle body bolts??

12 Nm or 9 foot pounds if the term "Throttle Body Bolts" in the 2011 5.7 manual matches the bolts you are asking about.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-05-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 630
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Happy 2nd Anniversary to me ...

Me too. Two years on December 3rd, 41,500 miles.

Right signal indicator bulb and passenger side windshield washer nozzle are the only failures I've had.

My fifth Grand Cherokee and the best...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-06-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,489
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Change Transfer Case Fluid at 30K?

I changed mine along with front and rear differential at 30,000 miles. I did it myself using Mopar fluids.

The t-case is easy and shouldn't cost much although the fluid was not cheap as I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,321
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Air suspension owners

33,800 miles with no issues whatsoever.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-02-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 660
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Qudra lift question

31,000 miles on my 2011 Overland with no problems whatsoever.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-01-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,542
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Owned the Overland 1 year now

+1
29K miles, 15 months with no problems at all. QL has worked perfectly also.

Skip
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-22-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Neat Gadget

I have one but I never found a suitable mounting location.
Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-02-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,224
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Please advise Limited or Overland

+1

And I know that a major factor is that I do all of my own work - it gives me a good excuse to buy some nice tools...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,224
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Please advise Limited or Overland

Another Overland with Hemi vote here.

My 2011 Overland has 25K miles in 13 months with zero problems. The QL systems is used multiple times daily as it lowers the vehicle height at highway speed....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,360
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Newbie's perspective on buying GC

In 1998, I felt the same way but my new 1997 Explorer was such a problem, I gave it up at 11,000 miles and traded for a new 1998 Grand Cherokee Special Edition, then a 2001 GC Limited, a 2004 GC...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-14-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,003
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: How Reliable has your WK2 been? Post up!

9 months
14,800 miles
perfect - no issues whatsoever.

Skip
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-18-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,052
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: MPG Hemi Interstate

I enjoy the same highway economy.
Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-10-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,011
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Wk2 Lack of Hemi Badge

Here's mine.

Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Qudra Lift question

7200 miles with no problems whatsoever.
Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,787
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: I am getting spooked

7000 miles with no problems at all.
Skip
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-19-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,779
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: 21.6 mpg highway - HEMI

I'm enjoying the same highway MPG. In mixed driving conditions, I get 18 - 19 consistently but I have to say I don't do much stop & go. The picture is pretty typical.
Skip
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-27-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,634
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: How Low Can You Go?

Can't resist. This was in my 2007 WK.

That was a brutal night in Massachusetts!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-08-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,301
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Do you park raised or lowered?

Having owned four previous Grand Cherokees, I frequently forget to lower when parking. My wife and pregnant daughter appreciate it when I do but a lot of times they have opened the door before I hit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,048
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: My thoughts after a small road trip

I drove from the New Hampshire border in Mass to central New Jersey on Tuesday in my 2011 5.7 Overland. With only 1500 miles on the clock, I arrived with 19.4 MPG showing in the EVIC. Filled it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,967
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: anyone else been trouble-free

Just a light weight at 700 miles.

Perfect.

Skip
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-10-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Those with QuadraLift in a cold climate

No difference this morning at 5 F (only 375 miles!)
Skip
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-05-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,490
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Pedal Dress Up Kit and Splash Guards

Thanks lyndelw & & Roaster Boy, I'll try your suggestions.
Skip
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-05-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,490
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Pedal Dress Up Kit and Splash Guards

How did you get the brake pedal dress up on? My gas pedal went on OK but I couldn't get the brake cover on. My garage was reasonably warm (50ish) but I could not get the rubber to catch.

What's...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-25-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 30,729
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Sloshing sound from under the car

Next time you fill up see if the sound changes or stops. Noise from the fuel tank is not unusual.
Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-24-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,150
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Please add your order details to your signature

Sorry, couldn't resist.
Skip

EDIT: Things changing thanks to a really decent dealer so my signature will be blank for a short time.
Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-24-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: jeeppartsmall.com

I have and they are fine.
Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-19-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,975
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Owner Loyalty Coupons with no GC to spend them on...

I don't know -- I've owned four Grand Cherokees and the promotional coupons just show up in the mail.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-17-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,975
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Owner Loyalty Coupons with no GC to spend them on...

I get one each month so just hang on, maybe one will show up for December.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-02-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,013
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: Totally Impressed -

:thumbsup: Congrats. I'm glad it worked out for you, best of luck!
Skip
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 10-14-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,873
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: White Overland pics.

+1

Looks great.

Skip
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,636
Posted By Skip Lincoln
Re: We brought our new Overland home!

Looks great, congrats.
Skip
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