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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-23-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor Edition - Part #s

The only difference in the part number is the additional 001 on the end which is not required.

Look at the back of the one received, you will have two round connectors which are the air bag...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-21-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor Edition - Part #s

That's most definitely the correct part number. 5RX161XRAD

I have it in my Jeep right now.

I picked it up from a dealership in NC for $260... Unfortunately they weren't willing to ship it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-11-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,170
Posted By Daniel454
Re: "Texas Dealership" VERY Disappointed - Twice!!!

I agree I am confident there are many more here happy with them than not BUT I am in the unhappy / disappointed camp.

I won't go into the whole story but essentially it boiled down to horrible...
Forum: Members Rides 04-11-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Daniel's '15 JGC SRT Build <Pic Heavy>

Installed the Mac Tie Down rails today. Absolutely awesome and will never have to worry about shifting cargo again!

Definitely should have been a factory option!

(Sorry for the crappy pics and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-11-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,790
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2015 Flash: 8HP70 SRT Transmission Shift Enhancements - New TSB 3/25/15

Any update bmrisko? Which dealer did you get it done at? Champion?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Floor mat question

I really like the Berber!!!! I have Berber stock in my Crossfire and never liked it but looking at those I think it would work very well in the Jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-11-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 161,867
Posted By Daniel454
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

I was considering 285 or 275 as well... We have to travel quite a few roads with loose gravel and the extra wide 295s have tossed so much up its destroyed the paint already...

I was actually...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-09-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By Daniel454
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-09-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,472
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee TrackHawk w/6.2l SC???

Agreed. Definitely cant see the point of forcing RWD in High Power mode...

I am sure many would want the option to switch to RWD, for the occasional smoke show or for the very skilled driver it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Floor mat question

You know what, I missed the word "Passenger" floor mat... Sorry, I don't remember how many my 12 had on that side...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Floor mat question

Maybe it varied by Trim Level up until 2013 or 14? Not sure.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-09-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Floor mat question

My 12 SRT had two as well.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-08-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 563
Posted By Daniel454
Re: What Should I Do ??

Beat me to it!

This is exactly what I would do. Every car I have ever bought, i ended up with a better deal if I financed it through them.

A time or two I then paid it off the next month and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-08-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,629
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Traded my 2014 in today...on a Kia Sedona Minivan

A bit ironic... We bought our first Jeep SRT BECAUSE we had small children... It was a step up in space from our previous 300C SRT...

Interesting though, I guess because we fought with and got...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-07-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Daniel454
Re: where can i get rear valence with tow package?

Looks like the OEM part # is 68111470AA

It can be found through any dealer. Retail $187. Quick search online can find it in the $125 ~ $135 range.

The aftermarket version (referenced above) is...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-07-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Replacing Altitude wood trim with SRT carbon fiber

You should, as far as I know you can. Never done it but I did put a non SRT start switch in our SRT and they lined up with the 2014/15 trim panel just fine.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-07-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Replacing Altitude wood trim with SRT carbon fiber

Yes they do. They changed the push button system and indeed the newer one IS larger.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-07-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Dealer Window Tint ?

Not a bad idea at all.

Looks like 33% up front, any % in back.

Tint Laws (http://tintlaws.com/arizona-window-tint-law.php)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-07-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Dealer Window Tint ?

All of the rear windows (rear passenger doors and back) come factory tinted. About 18 - 20%.

Front windows are not tinted (well they are but they appear clear to your eye... If using a meter the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-06-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 638
Posted By Daniel454
Re: How is Your High Mileage WK2 Holding Up?

Had almost 90k on our 2012 SRT when we traded it in. Had the A/C / Heater blender door fail around 75K miles, no other issues at all.

General tune up stuff as recommended by mileage, otherwise...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Nitrogen in tires from factory?

I have ran nitrogen for well over 10 years now and very happy with the current results...

I agree a lot of the "benefits" are likely snake oil for standard road use and if I had to pay much for it...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-05-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,155
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Remove airbag stickers on visors?

I had my last set re-covered to match the factory leather in our 2012 JGC...

Dallas Custom Steering Wheel (http://www.dallassteeringwheel.com/) did the VERY EXCELLENT work...
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 27,031
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor special edition

I can now confirm, the 2015 Non Vapor models also do not have the 5 pin connector for plug and play install. I was hoping they had changed all of them to make the assembly line process simpler but no...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-30-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor Edition - Part #s

Glad its helping some of you out!

I can now confirm, the 2015 NON Vapor models do NOT have the correct 5 pin connector for the illuminated airbag either.

I was hoping it would be plug and play...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-27-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,326
Posted By Daniel454
Re: What is the best mod you've done to your SRT Jeep?

Thanks! I did find someone to sell just the rears from this forum. He had worked through a different custom setup and had them left over.

I tried a few vendors, hoping that since the rears had...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 03-24-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Thermostat rationality

4 good cycles will clear it. Meaning, start the car and let it get to 181 or greater 4 times in a row. It'll go away.

No fuse or battery disconnect will clear it.

Most auto part stores can also...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 03-24-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Thermostat rationality

They don't make one for the Jeep directly. The ones I have are on my Mag and previous 300....

(No pics in my phone but can post some later)

BUT the Jeep has a long straight hose up front so I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 03-24-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By Daniel454
Thermostat rationality

We have that code with a Jet as well as many other 180s....

Happens on our 2015, happened on our 2012, our 2006 300 and 2005 Magnum.....

The system must see 181 degrees within a certain time...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-20-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Daniel454
Pro tip from a Dyno guy &amp; Volant CAI install

I wouldn't think the filter down in the wheel well would see an increase from heat in the engine compartment, too far removed and heat rises.... But I don't have one of those to test that.

I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-19-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Pro tip from a Dyno guy & Volant CAI install

I should note, that CAI I used has NO heat shield. I am sure those help. And my testing was nothing fancy, just curiosity and a quick check over a couple days during varied temps. Nothing scientific....
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-19-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Pro tip from a Dyno guy & Volant CAI install

Yes.

On my 2012, I recorded an IAT temp of 8- 12 degrees above ambient, while moving, without removing the small block off plate, and a 4-8 degree variance with it removed.

That was even at a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-18-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Pro tip from a Dyno guy & Volant CAI install

Another thing to note.... Many new vehicles, ours included, do not have sensors to detect the increased air flow...

New cars use either a mass airflow sensor (MAF) or a Manifold Absolute Pressure...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-17-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,112
Posted By Daniel454
Re: JeepEcoDieselFix fuel caps!!

A thought.... Why are you only making them in Green & Labeled for Diesel? Not sure if you were aware but the Gas models have the same type of capless fuel inlet and poorly sealing doors....

Now...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-17-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,747
Posted By Daniel454
Re: 2015 WK2 SRT Red Vapor Edition - Part #s

Yeah, I regret not getting the vapor model to begin with... :(

SO sharp! :thumbsup:
Forum: Members Rides 03-17-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Daniel's '15 JGC SRT Build <Pic Heavy>

Thanks! I too like the idea of keeping the JEEP name on there a few places too so it really was an easy decision to make the swap.

The reason I haven't swapped out the door sills with the vapor...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-16-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 161,867
Posted By Daniel454
Re: What did you do to your WK2 SRT today?

I changed the oil and emptied the catch can....

http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq318/Daniel4542/JGC%20SRT%20Version%202/IMG_2396.jpg
Forum: Members Rides 03-16-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 705
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Daniel's '15 JGC SRT Build <Pic Heavy>

Got my FastMan 84mm Ported TB and SpeedLogix CAI installed today.

(Was hoping BlackOps would have their true CAI available by now, no luck and I missed hearing the Hemi roar so I went ahead with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-13-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,326
Posted By Daniel454
Re: What is the best mod you've done to your SRT Jeep?

Best so far has been the installation of The (Rear Only) Eibach Lowering Springs...

My version of a "leveling kit". Its a very subtle mod, sometimes I think I like those the most! :thumbsup:
...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 03-10-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 564
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Matte Black Lug Nuts

No problem swapping yourself, one at a time, wheel still on the ground, all good.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-10-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,762
Posted By Daniel454
Re: Show me your SRT Jeep.

http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq318/Daniel4542/JGC%20SRT%20Version%202/March1.jpg

http://i459.photobucket.com/albums/qq318/Daniel4542/JGC%20SRT%20Version%202/March2.jpg
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