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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,480
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Thanks Marlon......I was getting worried the design direction was going off the rails! LOL
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,480
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The 2011 is OK too.....and I am used to the 2014 shifter too and nothing wrong with it, took like two days to get used to it and is small and unobtrusive.

The massive ugly leather boot design is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,480
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I hope not.......ugly!!! :mad:

I don't like shifters with the ugly leather bag around them. And the shifter appears to have too much movement to it. Argh.................
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-28-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: remote start safety feature?

That's why you need a V8 Hemi --- so you can hear the ROAR upon starting!!! ;) :thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-24-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

The so called carbon footprint of manufacturing an electric vehicle may be larger (because of the huge battery pack) than an ICE vehicle NOW, that will soon change as battery technology continues to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

I agree with most of what you wrote (except fuel cells) and there will be other battery technologies to more quickly recharge them and reduce the mass by 50%.

With swappable battery packs they can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

No point emissions....that is at the point of use as in at each vehicle. Certainly there are emissions for coal electric plants but that is much easier to control at such few electric plants versus...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

There are not enough vehicles around yet for the swap program. Once there are enough vehicles swapping will take off (unless of course can fully recharge in under 10 minutes then not needed).
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

Electric vehicles are the future, no doubt in my mind. The maintenance costs are way lower too. 0-60 in 2.8 seconds and little sound and no point emissions. To make sales really go off, they need to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Factory order question

Tracking is updated at least once a day.........
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-21-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Factory order question

Yep - priority 1 sold order is the place to be.... Not much more to do but wait now..... and of course become a JeepGarage premium member for tracking and supporting a site that clearly helps save...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-17-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

Well that settles that then... Plus I gotta be one of the few people that have continuously owned a JGC as my main vehicle since the fall of 1992 when they first were made. Now that's loyalty! I can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-17-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

I live in Porsche Cayenne country ... they are EVERYWHERE here in showy Miami. No doubt the Tesla Model X will compete for that business for sure.

Three rows of seats...impressive.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-17-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

^^^ Not a big fan of the wing rear doors but I suppose it is to make easy access to the third row of seats. At least the front doors open normally so the back wing doors only when needed isn't too...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-17-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,759
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Replace Cabin Air Filter --- Just Do It!!!

Ordered the FRAM CF11183 Fresh Breeze Cabin Air Filter on Amazon.com (on July 6th) and they are in stock and shipping. Will arrive on Monday.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-17-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,095
Posted By Dan JGC
Cool Tesla Model X SUV --- tempting?

Hmmmmmm......love my Grand Cherokee (all six throughout the years ... continuously owned one since they first came out)............but I gotta admit, the Tesla Model X SUV is diverting my attention...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-13-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Do I have any recourse here?

Yep - the job is incomplete. However, if they truly didn't charge you for a painted piece and there is a charge for that, then have it painted. No doubt someone screwed up, but I don't think from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-12-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,480
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Been wondering ... and can't find accurate colors online ... how does the Dark Sienna Brown compare to the former New Saddle? I really liked the New Saddle but wished it was a tad more tan and a bit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-05-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,759
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Replace Cabin Air Filter --- Just Do It!!!

Do you have a part number for this filter? If so, please post along with where you buy them (online?). Thanks so much!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-30-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Maybe a moderator ... cough, cough, Jim ... can close this thread with a last post of the link to the MY16 sticky thread?
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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-30-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,187
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Do custom orders normally take this long?

^^^ It should have been entered as a "SOLD" order with your name on it. Check your order sheet for priority 1 sold order. You should have a VON and by now a VIN assigned.

If it is or they now...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-28-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,480
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I totally agree with Marlon_JB2......AND if you are interested in a 2015 though, you may be able to use that to your advantage to get one heck of a deal on a 2015, they sound a tad desperate.

Good...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-23-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Possible Warranty Telemarketing Scam

Not ALL of Florida, primarily Miami-Dade County....it is truly mind blowing the scams down here. Probably 30%+ of health care (medicare and medicaid) fraud for the entire country is in this one...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-23-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 483
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Possible Warranty Telemarketing Scam

Yep get those calls on occasion. They try to make themselves sound like Jeep reps a bit. I keep them on the line until they start cursing at me.... LOL There was an American Greed (on CNBC) episode...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-21-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 25,480
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Nice that they offer it, but I'd still stick with brown. LOL

Glad they are offering a lighter color again in the Summit --- the black and brown options were pretty similar. I wonder if the "tan"...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-20-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,180
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Got It

Congrats! Nader is a great guy and easy to work with. Glad all went well! Enjoy!!!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-16-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 775
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Drive or transport new JGC Overland Diesel ???

No problem with the drive --- the owner's manual should state any guidance to break in the engine --- perhaps not faster than 60 mph for first 100 miles or something like that. Shouldn't be an issue...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,175
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Ever buy a car without seeing it in person?

Only bought new vehicles sight unseen until I showed up to pick them up. So I guess I could have still backed out.

As for selling, every vehicle I have sold has sold to the first person to come...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-05-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Installing Self Stick Badges & Emblems Straight ??

Yep - take your time. I measured from the edges of the lift gate, not from the step thing. For symmetry, I measured the existing badge location on the opposite side and taped it out on the side where...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

So Marlon's saying we're finally getting that flying Jeep Grand Cherokee with spikes?!?!?! Cool........finally, didn't want to wait until 2018 for that! :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

I was waiting on the Decoder-Tec 3000....I guess that won't be until 2018!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Apparently you haven't seen the black Jeep on a black background....or perhaps I should just adjust my "Forum Skin" setting? :lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-21-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,422
Posted By Dan JGC
Built In Vehicle Flashlight Survey

Had a weird email survey from Jeep ... all about the built in vehicle flashlight. Seems like they are looking to eliminate it based on the questions. I like the idea of having the built in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-19-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

^^^ That's NOT a V6 with turbo boost ... that's HEMI V8! :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-18-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Ummmmm..... I DID IN POST #330!!! :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 589
Views: 80,707
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Did I hear FLIPPER GLASS!?!?




Probably not......awwwwwww.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: $100,000.00+ Jeep?

^^^ I looked at the threads in this area and didn't see an indication of this article in the headings... But to answer your question, 7.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Dan JGC
Lightbulb $100,000.00+ Jeep?

Jeep Plans Luxury Model to Target Mercedes SUVs, Range Rover (http://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/jeep-plans-luxury-model-to-target-mercedes-suvs-range-rover/ar-BBjJ1Am?ocid=se)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,219
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: Asking for help on how to not get ripped off.

^^^ billt ...

... here we go again! LOL

The lease/buy debate. To cut to the chase and stay on topic - which there have been some very helpful posts on this thread - leasing makes sense for some...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-26-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,374
Posted By Dan JGC
Re: How do you know it's a V8?

Simple fix - http://www.jeepgarage.org/f73/hemi-badge-gonna-add-one-to-the-2014-a-74664.html
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