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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-14-2014, 01:32 PM
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Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Thanks man! I am too. Still not completely perfect lenses on the headlights but it's not the end of the world.

Now I have to get matching temperature fog lights :D
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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-13-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

alright guys sorry for the delay

Most of you probably lost interest in this thread

My Jeep was at the dealer getting the sunroof fixed then I was out of town - but I finally got around to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

thanks dude!




thanks man! I agree


I got my care package from Jeep_addicted today , man - this is a great quality product complete with morimoto resistors (I believe thats what in line)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Well fellas - today was fun. A nice fun day of wet sanding and polishing.

My buddy and I ended up wet sanding down from 320 up through 5000. Yes, 5000. Apparently they make that. We then used a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Thanks again buddy. Sunday is d day. At autozone...

Thanks again buddy. Sunday is d day. At autozone picking up an arsenal of sandpaper.

43030

Gives me 320,400,600,800,1000,1500,3000,5000 grits then I'll use meguiars plastx polish



43032
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

You are a great wealth of knowledge and I appreciate it.

Let me ask you a question

If I were to simply wet sand from say.... 400 (+/- 100 grit) all the way up to 2500 grit. If I cannot find...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

You are the man!

I wish you were local I would have you do them, I still might to be honest


You have at the very least given me hope on this. I have been getting shot down by body shops - I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Right, that was my absolute last resort only...

Right, that was my absolute last resort only because the diy hid upgrades I have seen for wk2s seem to have not simply tossed in the oven but had to dremel tabs to split the two pieces
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Welp

This has been brutal. Got the headlights back from a body shop today who went ahead and wet sanded up to 2500 grit. The paint is gone alright but now I have lenses with scratches all over...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

I will! I want to do a nice writeup actually. Thanks again for getting those out so quickly. Sounds like the body shop might have these headlights stripped of the painted on tint tonight - :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
With regard to some comments on this thread on...

With regard to some comments on this thread on horns mounted in front of the radiator inhibiting air flow : I would not be nervous about that as the surface area being blocked is minimal. If you do a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

haha trust me. Took me 2 years to pull the trigger on these units. Finally got a good deal on eBay.

I dropped these off at a body shop today to have them stripped

He's going to wet sand, buff...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

haha. The kit I installed would build up to 150 psi then hold

This isn't going to explode like shooting a propane bbq tank would.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Clean install!

Clean install!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/2727748211/c3d0981ae770f926eedf4eda7505b006.jpeg

literally anywhere. probably easiest behind passenger side headlights facing downward towards street. You...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

oh, and regarding the air intake - we ended up doing a cold air intake on this truck
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

the horns pointed down once installed but you can see where I mounted the tank
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

It's your lucky day I was able to dig up some old pictures of the install - I can send more later when I'm not at work

Again - keep in mind this is a Ram 1500
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,413
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

dudes

I recently installed an air horn on a 12 ram 1500. It was a kit off eBay which came with a Viair compressor, 1.5 gallon tank, pressure module (brain), gauge and 2 air horns. Loud as SH*T!...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-21-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

haha hey again dude. Yes. Sorry thought I had mentioned that. That's what I'm thinking... I would rather not eff these up. I did try a "test" area with Naptha tonight as well as Goof Off - didn't...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By tuned8e
2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Good evening

Was coming up on the end of a lease on my 12' WK2 Altitude and was faced with a choice: buy mine or lease a new one. Decided to buy my Jeep and do some proper mods. I did want an 8...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By tuned8e
Awesome, thanks for confirming

Awesome, thanks for confirming
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-20-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Preparing to remove the front bumper on a 2012

right on! thanks for the input and compliment. I was literally going to lease a 14 altitude but decided to buy my Jeep off lease and do some proper upgrades :thumbsup:
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,063
Posted By tuned8e
It takes 45 minutes tops, shoot me a private...

It takes 45 minutes tops, shoot me a private message if you have any issues
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-20-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,063
Posted By tuned8e
Honestly just get on a step stool and look at...

Honestly just get on a step stool and look at your rails. If you want, bring an Allen set up there and take one side off. It is really not that complicated.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-20-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By tuned8e
Thanks for the reply dude. I figured better to be...

Thanks for the reply dude. I figured better to be safe than sorry. Regarding the fender trim: how did that go for you?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-20-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By tuned8e
Replying to my own thread here, picking this hand...

Replying to my own thread here, picking this hand riveter at harbor freight right now hopefully it will do justice. Pittsburgh item number 97757

42750
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-20-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By tuned8e
Preparing to remove the front bumper on a 2012

Guys- having a hard time finding clear and concise information on here regarding the front bumper removal/installation process on a WK2. I am going to be doing a OEM bixenon upgrade next week on my...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-15-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,283
Posted By tuned8e
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Definitely interested to see what happens here

I was just dealing with that flickering issue you are describing in a similar installation - I was doing an aftermarket HID upgrade on a new 300S -...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-26-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,063
Posted By tuned8e
Here are the parts all together, they give...

Here are the parts all together, they give discounts to forum members.

http://m.justforjeeps.com/ystore/yhst-83673118800219/wk2rosira.html
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-04-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,683
Posted By tuned8e
Re: White Xmas

I have hauled ass down a snowmobile only route (keep it on the DL) in my altitude with the fonteras... and made it through this horrendous chicago winter. I like them.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,683
Posted By tuned8e
Re: White Xmas

moose - can you take a couple pictures of your fairing setup? I'm interested to see how you have that up there
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,131
Posted By tuned8e
Re: HVAC Fan Noise

Keeping this old thread alive here.

2012 Grand Cherokee Laredo Altitude

Just under 15,000 miles - I have this same issue everyone is describing here. Anything lower than full blast on the HVAC...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-29-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Roof rail clips

I'll just tell you that the factory crossbars attached to the factory rails by way of a dovetail setup. I would love to be able to help you further by thats all I got.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-22-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By tuned8e
Aww man! Haha. Thanks for the info.

Aww man! Haha. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-21-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By tuned8e
little bit confused on mygig updates... 12 wk2...rbz

Hey guys when I dump my vin into the mygig update website it indicates no updates available, but I see everyone posting more recent software screenshots. I have a 12 wk2 non-navigation 430 rbz...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-21-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,063
Posted By tuned8e
Got my snowboard racks on for the season! ...

Got my snowboard racks on for the season!

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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-21-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,063
Posted By tuned8e
Nice! Looks proper

Nice! Looks proper
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-26-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 22,063
Posted By tuned8e
I am glad I could help, big thanks to moose for...

I am glad I could help, big thanks to moose for sending me his Overland rails to make this happen
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-07-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By tuned8e
E-Codes - where do they exist?

Question for you guys, I have been snooping around eBay and such seeking E-Code headlights for my '12 WK2 but it has me wondering the following:

1) What countries actually received E-Codes (aka no...
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