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Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-26-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Best-Looking Phone Mount for the 2014 Durango R/T!!

Why... yes, it is! Fortunately, you have your trusty R/T to capture it with!
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-25-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 467
Posted By UncleGuy
Cool Best-Looking Phone Mount for the 2014 Durango R/T!!

This is the best-looking phone mount for your new Durango 2014 R/T...
You know I'm right...
Am I right?

Go hands-free with these smartphone mounts - SFGate...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-16-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

They make "more aggressive" pads? Hmmm. I never knew. I'll check into that. Thanks.
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-15-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

I have no previous Durango to compare them to. They act under-sized, however. Or the pedal feels like you have to press it especially hard to get it toi stop quickly. Might be the weight of the...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 108,471
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: 2014 Durango - Features and Changes

I have not had those issues. However, one thought on the Tire Pressure... the center button area on the left support arm for the steering wheel has two arrows -- up and down -- to let you go through...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-04-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

As a further entry for this thread, here is what I received today from Chrysler Support -- although some of it is repeated before -- and some of it has been proven wrong...

"Thank you for...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-03-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Mpg
Views: 596
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Mpg

Hopefully, you're slapping your Significant Other, and not me. 14mpg is not my fault! :)

My boss drives an SRT8 Jeep Grand Cherokee and HATES the gas mileage. He likes most everything else. But...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-02-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: My favorite trick to play on 3rd row passengers

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS6jV4i7FE2cWqJIz1UA2wfM9SGsXRNz1WP9W68OGUy3rX7ZjDQhg
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-02-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: My favorite trick to play on 3rd row passengers

Be careful of doing this to any beautiful women.
You don't want them afraid of ANY of the back seats.

I'm just sayin'...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-02-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

I posted the info below elsewhere, but thought it might add to this thread if anybody is lurking.

I have had a back-and-forth communication going on with Chrysler Help on this subject, trying to...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-02-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Mpg
Views: 596
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Mpg

Just barely at 1,000 miles, so far. Averaging just shy of 14mpg -- almost all city or short-distance driving. That's in the range that my Honda Ridgeline got.

HOWEVER, I forgot to add that mine is...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-02-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Durangos have weak brakes?

You are not alone.

Although I come to a good stop each time, I think it's me getting used to the pedal-pressure required. The first week or two of driving made me question whether or not I was...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 02-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: External HD

I have had a back-and-forth communication going on with Chrysler Help on this subject, trying to figure out if any external drive other than a USB Thumb Drive (Stick) will work -- among other...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: uConnect Update Refuses to Run

Okay. I signed on as a Supporter. I guess I'll need to wait until I'm verified and then try accessing the VIP lounge. Oops! Already Verified! Thanks, guys!
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 656
Posted By UncleGuy
uConnect Update Refuses to Run

2014 Dodge Durango Citadel
uConnect Update refuses to run.
It won't even download.

I go to the website for uConnect Updates, hoping to see that the Via Mobile options have been finally added to...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-14-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Final Pricing on My 2014 Durango Citadel

I do not recall trying Koons. I tried two others in Virginia and got really discouraged. And the other issue you mention is what I ran into with EVERY Honda Dealer that I spoke with. At one point I...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-14-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Final Pricing on My 2014 Durango Citadel

Yes, apparently so! I owned a '65 'Vette at one time. It nearly put me in the Poor House. Nothing on that car cost less than $25 back in 1983. I finally had to sell it when I decided to buy a house....
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-14-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Final Pricing on My 2014 Durango Citadel

The issues I need to get used to aren't "problems". More so, things I've never had exposure to. Like Keyless Entry, Remote Start, Voice Commands (I haven't had a chance to try those), Zone Climate...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-14-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

Noted! Silly me! That's what I get for not being indoctrinated into the Apple universe, other than what I read people talking about.

AAC and MP3 are supported in the Durango.
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

Yes, in the CD version of the Owners Manual it does list the following supported Apple devices (under iPod Support):
Mini
4G
Photo
Nano
5G iPod
iPhone

I have written to Chrysler Dodge...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-12-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Final Pricing on My 2014 Durango Citadel

Based on the idea that the price quote does not include your Down Payment or Trade, you are getting an 11.61% Discount -- which is better than usual, based on TrueCar's current reports. And better...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: 2014 Durango Citadel - My First Impressions...

Agreed.

My biggest "problem" so far was my hitting the button to turn OFF the Traction Control, thinking it was the Rear Window Defogger. And I chose the one morning we had freezing rain to do it!...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-12-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

A Few Updates After Testing Various Issues...
(this may have been covered elsewhere, but I couldn't find anything)

a) I have never been able to find any listing in the Manuals telling an owner...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: 2014 Durango Citadel - My First Impressions...

Uhh, no.
A few photos are attached to show the issue.

Vent in question...
Window down -- no reflection, of course.
Window up -- always a reflection. Happens on both the driver and passenger...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-05-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

The copy-to-USB stick idea is working just fine. All the folders are instantly identified by the Durango.

Next I tried copying to a Music folder that I created on my internal microSD card in my...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-05-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

After getting through several of my CDs and encountering quality issues, I decided to purchase an "expensive" restoration machine off Amazon. I'll see how that performs. It costs $119, but that beats...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-05-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: 2014 Durango Citadel - My First Impressions...

I work at a large sign company, so getting them wrapped in 3M or anything else will be no cost for me. But I don't think it bothers me quite that much. It's just such an odd issue. One would think...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-04-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: 2014 Durango Citadel - My First Impressions...

Agreed. I'll try to post some as soon as the weather cooperates.
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-04-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By UncleGuy
2014 Durango Citadel - My First Impressions...

2014 Durango Citadel - My First Impressions...
your mileage may vary.

I just came from a 2008 Honda Ridgeline which I was mostly happy with. But I wanted an enclosed vehicle with less road noise...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-04-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: The Ultimate Accessory!

Richard Simmons was the ORIGINAL Cornballer! Very fitting tribute video. Ha!!!

I want one. It could go where my 2nd Row Storage Console is now located.
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-03-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

Perfect! Thanks for all the answers. Much of it is as I suspected. I am not an audiophile but I grew up in the Vinyl Era and then witnessed the horrible fighting and accusations that went on when CDs...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-03-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

I was wondering the exact same thing. I am slowly working through my hoard of CDs and ripping them to MP3s. Only 5 -1/2 more large binders to go! 8-)

Questions...
a) Does the music quality...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-03-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,040
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Glitches in Delivery - 2014 Durango Citadel

Update on the Cross-threaded Wheel Stud Issue...
I finally received the Customer Satisfaction Survey today and filled it out. Then it offered up a link to contact Dodge Customer Service if I had any...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-03-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: The Ultimate Accessory!

Wives are too expensive. And they will NOT share their fries!
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-03-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 504
Posted By UncleGuy
The Ultimate Accessory!

The Ultimate Accessory!
(you know you want one...)

http://i.imgur.com/eWRJfSU.jpg
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-02-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By UncleGuy
And the Beat Goes On!

And the Beat Goes On!

I just realized that (eventually) owning a Dodge or Chrysler product seems to run in my family for several generations. I was talking with my brother yesterday -- showing off...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-02-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Extended Warranty Opinions?

Learning in these Forums is very beneficial to me. It's a practice I started many years ago.
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 569
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Extended Warranty Opinions?

I may still be interested, after talking with some family members this past weekend. I will follow the leads here and get some pricing from other sources. If I keep this 6 or 7 years it might be...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-02-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Wheel Locks for 2014 Durango Citadel?

That's a nice offer with the extra key but I ordered a full system of Gorilla locks on Amazon yesterday since I had credits from Christmas gift cards. McGard wrote back and said using their brand on...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-02-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,543
Posted By UncleGuy
Re: Need Help Understanding Music Issues in 2014 Durango

Thanks! That all makes sense, and I found a few articles online. You answered most everything I thought of last night.

I got the USB Drive to work this morning -- sounds good! The Memory Card did...
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