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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Any aftermarket oil filters yet?

I just purchased 3 for an eBay retailer. I compared the two factory to the eBay one and can not notice much difference at all. Given that this type of filter not this exact filter is used by millions...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-06-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,868
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2015 EcoDiesel DEF FACTORY SKID PLATE

I wonder if Jeep will have some TSB for the early 15's and 14's?
This doesn't speak well for Jeep if they don't given they know this was a problem and took a long time to do a solution but what are...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-08-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,611
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Need help from experience diesel owners

My 19 DEC 14 build has been excellent. Had a few updates done and no issues. One oil change and on 15000 miles. Love it best vehicle ever. I see no point in buying a Jeep if you get 2WD. Might as...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-03-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Some maintenance tips.

When I do this I just collect it and put it in waste oil recycle...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-25-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,368
Posted By fun2drive
Re: New CRD Impressions

There is a detailed huge thread on inspection done last year you might want to search for that. Regarding the ACC I have this in my Subaru as well and I have discovered just me using the fuel pedal I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,380
Posted By fun2drive
Blackstone Oil Analysis 7500 mi

Here are the results of 10 months operation at around 7500 miles. Note the fuel in oil and the TBN which is excellent. I am comfortable with going for 10K miles between changes now.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-09-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,835
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Maintenance Schedule

This ZF transmission is serviced, checked and filled like virtually all 5-6-8 spd ZF transmissions.
To check the fluid level you have the engine running temperature of the transmission fluid between...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-26-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,243
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Testimonial for DOMs DEF injector/ harness protection plate

I ordered my DEFI panel when we had the group buy and installed it last week. Why did I buy it when I don't go off road except gravel roads and roads that are not a challenge for a Jeep? Because when...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-24-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 68,210
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Finished adding the nut zert to the frame tonight. I drilled the correct hole tapped the nut zert in and added a small piece of rubber maybe 2-3mm thick between the frame and the DEFI panel. Didn't...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-23-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 68,210
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

Just installed my DEFI panel and also had to ream the center hole out just a little bit to get both the bolts in. Struggled with the stock hole for 30 minutes and then reamed it out went right in. I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 09-28-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,403
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Cetane ratings

Academic exercise since that data isn't posted. I never incurred an issue with cetane and driveability but have with water filling the filter. Been driving diesel tractors and trucks for a long time...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-24-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 68,210
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM just read the update. I don't think any of us are interested in breathing down your neck so to me anyway a week delayed is no big deal.
I think we all look at it this way we didn't have a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-02-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 68,210
Posted By fun2drive
Re: DEF INJECTOR and Harness protection group buy

DOM
Take care of family business and best of luck. I have been doing this for the last 4 years so I know how that goes. I am sure we all are fine waiting until your attention can be back on other...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-16-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,699
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Autoweek's take on the Summit Ecodiesel

Long time diesel driver be it tractors, trucks, etc and I very much like my JGC diesel. To me it is a keeper and worth hanging on to for 10-12 years.
I am a BMW guy too going all the way back to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-16-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,911
Posted By fun2drive
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

Willx
The price was (from memory) around $200 for 24 qtrs including shipping. I used Rotella syn and dino in my SuperDuty but not for my diesel SFU.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-23-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 71,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 GC "EcoDiesel" OWNERS!!! Review..

To understand by DC and Houston can sell JGC for what they do I spent time with a moderate volume JGC dealer who sells 300/ mo. What the sales manager told me is that those dealers must sell well...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-09-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,967
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Transmission & Oil Temperatures

Transmission is designed to operate at 174F and the engine oil temp between 190-210F.
The Ram actually has a transmission heater to make sure the trans temp stays there or above. ZF's Lifeguard 8...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-05-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 71,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 GC "EcoDiesel" OWNERS!!! Review..

Chevy
I just read about your departure. You have been an immense help on this forum. Best wishes in your future endeavor...

Crabman
I can live with the headlights after I adjust them. I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-05-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 71,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 GC "EcoDiesel" OWNERS!!! Review..

Hello fellow SFU brothers and sisters. Here is my write up as promised many months ago.

I will preface this write up that this is after 600 plus miles in some nasty rainy, foggy, misty and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-05-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 21,355
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Texas Group Buy

Well I am now part of the club. I picked up my SFU yesterday at River Oaks. Brainstormer was kind enough to pick me up in light rain and mist. Not the best of days to pick up your ride.
He quickly...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-14-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 42,808
Posted By fun2drive
Re: First oil change some info and comments

Translation
Mobil 1
5W30
ESP

I don't know what the Q is but that is one of the two oils (Pennzoil and Mobil) that we can seem to get...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-13-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 134,738
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Bluespark thread is all about a tuner box.
Might want to check that one out.
I am waiting on Cobb since I like their work on my BMW...
Those guys are very capable tuning turbos regardless of gas...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Passing the Torch for Group Buys

Shannon
Kudos to you, Lankness, BigWave on setting these up for both groups.

My point was if another member has the info and they don't see one of the group that set these up responding they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-09-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8,297
Views: 905,872
Posted By fun2drive
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,281
Posted By fun2drive
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-28-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Pro-active and preventive antiseize application

I use Wurth HHS-2000
Wurth HHS 2000 High Pressure Lubricant - 0893106...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-11-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 16,539
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Looking for recomendations for Extended Warranties

Here is Zeilger's site. I plan to buy from them since they have the best price for my 8/120 since I can't get lifetime.
CHRYSLER SERVICE CONTRACTS: Extended Warranties from Chrysler. SAVE 60%! Quick...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-05-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,306
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

There are multiple seller of ELM327. I just used the one that is on Ebay and has good seller feedback. If you are using BT it is about 11-14 bucks
If you use wifi it is about 22-27 bucks. I have...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-25-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 558,230
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 diesel production

Finally able to get my SO to the dealership on Saturday. Ordered today.
Overland 4x4 Cherry Red Crystal Pearl with Brown/ Light Frost Beige, Advanced Tech Package, Diesel, engine block heater.
Now...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-11-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 71,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 GC "EcoDiesel" OWNERS!!! Review..

the_elwood
From what I read many times here the light buckets fogging is normal and will go away once used more times.
Appreciate the feedback...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-10-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 71,652
Posted By fun2drive
Re: 2014 GC "EcoDiesel" OWNERS!!! Review..

Manual is online. I have read it and see that some things are consistent like the headlight switch but others will take some in the JGC seat training especially the EVIC.
Good thing is you made it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 29,747
Posted By fun2drive
Re: Consumer Reports Drops Grand Cherokee Recommendation

Received my CR survey in both paper and email form every year. I fill the email version out and send it in. My personal inputs do not track their subscribers but then again I have two friends both CR...
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