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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-29-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By kbench55
Re: New Stable Mate for GC

Tough to remove as the stripes are painted on the vipers, lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-29-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By kbench55
Re: New Stable Mate for GC

Thinking we might wrap over the white stripes with purple.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-28-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By kbench55
Re: New Stable Mate for GC

I have to apologize for my first post. I copied and pasted it from another forum and for some reason there are a few spaces and what not missing.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-28-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By kbench55
Re: New Stable Mate for GC

The original MSRP was $131,000. Walked out paying $91,000. Mind you the $131,000 was before the $15,000 price drop. So technically I got it for $25,000 under MSRP. I don't know why they were still...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-28-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 585
Posted By kbench55
New Stable Mate for GC

The local dealership has had 2, 2014 vipersfor the past 16 months and they were getting desperate to move them. Ilive in a relatively small city which does not have a lot of people that willjust...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,259
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2014 Shark Fin Antenna on 2012

Lol, there were a couple extra bonus features I wanted as well.:lol::lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-22-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,259
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2014 Shark Fin Antenna on 2012

Sorry Carbon, I meant I bought a 2014 SRT Jeep.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-21-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,259
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2014 Shark Fin Antenna on 2012

Thanks BigHemi, I actually ordered this shortly after this post was made 2 years ago. Then I actually said screw it and upgraded to the 2014 to get the better antenna.:D:D:D:D
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-20-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By kbench55
Re: part number for under body plastic panel cooling duct.

Happened to me as well. Needed to buy the entire bottom part.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-16-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,401
Posted By kbench55
Re: FYI...condensation issue, Chrysler now replaces the headlights under warranty

Perfect thanks.



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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-16-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,401
Posted By kbench55
Re: FYI...condensation issue, Chrysler now replaces the headlights under warranty

Question for you CLS. Did you have to take your headlight mod off or did you leave it on when they replaced the lights?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-06-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,375
Posted By kbench55
Re: Real World MPG

Where are you located? Using the 94 octane might be the problem. Where I am at the 94 octane that we have contains lots of ethanol and it kills the mileage. I use 91 octane Shell V-power and have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-04-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,507
Posted By kbench55
Re: Done with the SRT - my story

Agreed Akon. My buddy has the Heffner twin turbo kit on his Gallardo. Pushing 1150 hp to the wheels, 1500 at the crank. Quality and reliability have been great and he has 15,000 km on the kit and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-27-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By kbench55
Re: Plum Crazy

I actually considered that at one point. Then I had the opportunity to purchase my plum crazy challenger and it kinda satisfied my wants, lol. God help me if they make the Hellcat in plum crazy...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-27-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By kbench55
Re: Gas Tax aka Green Levy Fee

That is correct. The green levy is added on after the fact. There was never a $3k fee built into price. When the 2012 came out there was actually a $2k green levy but the new 8 speed has helped...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-26-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 722
Posted By kbench55
Re: Plum Crazy

I wish they would have that option for the jeep. Would match my garage better.:D
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 37,529
Posted By kbench55
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 37,529
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor special edition

These part numbers are not for the black grill rings and the lower triangles. The number you gave for the grill rings is attached to the platinum "paintable" grill rings and the part numbers for the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-26-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By kbench55
Re: Stock Exhaust shape?

It is normal. Exhaust was crimped during assembly to reach the bolt above it. SRT engineers claim they have made adjustments to compensate for the crimp.
Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 09-25-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,685
Posted By kbench55
Re: My 2015

Congrats! Love the color but I am a little biased, lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-25-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By kbench55
Re: GTHaus noise, Need adjustment?

Sorry, I meant the actually stock valves for the MDS and not the cutouts.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-24-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By kbench55
Re: GTHaus noise, Need adjustment?

Correct me if I am wrong but I do not think GT Haus incorporates the valves. Have you got underneath and checked to make sure all the connections are tight? Almost sounds like one of the clamps is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,207
Views: 235,656
Posted By kbench55
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By kbench55
Re: Clear film near rear wheel?

I would strongly suggest not removing it, if you do not have to. I know mine after a month of driving was starting to get dinged up. I removed it and had my xpel installer put another, bigger piece...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-15-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 37,529
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor special edition

You are doing very well for mileage. The most I have ever gotten on a tank was 700 km.

I think the 8 speed helps for sure compared to the 2012 model. I did a test on my 2012 on a long road...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-15-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 37,529
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor special edition

ECO mode is always on, the button just engages it sooner. Are you sure that the numbers you posted are mpg and not l/100km? 12.3 and 11.9 l/100km work out to around 20-24 mpg. I know that I routinely...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-08-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 465
Posted By kbench55
Re: Troubleshooting: Outside temp sensor - slow to respond

I have noticed this issue on both my 2012 and now my 2014. I get the feeling that some times the jeep needs to get up to highway speed to read the temp accurately after it has been sitting for a bit.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,682
Posted By kbench55
Re: Winter tires?

I have a set of Blizzak DM-V1 that I used last year. They worked great and they mounted easily onto the factory rims. The size I used were 275/45/R20. Through the speedo out a bit but no big deal.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 37,529
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor special edition

Eco mode still kicks in even if the button is not activated. By pushing the button it allows Eco mode to kick in sooner and start off in different gears.

I rarely use the Eco button but there are...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-02-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 512
Views: 39,498
Posted By kbench55
Re: Headlight Ribbon DRL Activation Kit

I thought that some one had the same problem earlier on. I think it turned out that one of the wire taps had not pierced the wire properly and was not making a proper connection. I think all they did...
Forum: Paint Wars 08-29-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,803
Posted By kbench55
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By kbench55
Re: *Dead horse* 2014+ SRT Transmission Question

There is no reason to be concerned. You have to remember that you are on a web forum in the Problems/Trouble shoot section where there is nothing but complaints and problems. I am willing to bet...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-25-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 24,071
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT- features and changes

It actually wasn't hacked. It was a different user name than Scott's. It actually had an O instead of a zero. Made it look like Scott's but it really wasn't.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-08-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By kbench55
Re: Rpm

That is normal.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-05-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,747
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2014 SRT Passenger Seat Squeak

To me it almost sounds like one of those cheap plastic water bottles (the kind that come in a 24 pack at home depot) are stuck under the seat and it crunches over every little bump.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-05-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,747
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2014 SRT Passenger Seat Squeak

Just finished a 2600 km road trip and the exact same thing started happening on mine. I did notice though that it only started to happen when I raised my seat up a bit. I normally have it set...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-23-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By kbench55
Re: Navi Screen Locked Out

There is a new uconnect update as well and this problem is on the change log to fix. Maybe try updating?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-17-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2012 Overland -> SRT8...worth it?

Didn't want to turn this into a model year bashing. Both Schleprock and myself had 2012's that we traded in/sold for 2014's and we are talking about the reasons why we did. The above is just our...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-17-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By kbench55
Re: 2012 Overland -> SRT8...worth it?

LMAO, that describes it perfectly!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-16-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 20,281
Posted By kbench55
Re: New 2015 Challenger Hellcat

For what a person is getting in the new hellcat that is a heck of a price. Dodge is definitely going in the right direction. All the prices for all the new models have been released and everyone on...
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