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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-13-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,853
Posted By raider91e
Re: Plastidipped the Stock 18's Looks So Much Better

ive taken my ride through a soft brush car wash through the winter months and the plastidip held up fine, just make sure you give the product enough time to set...i gave my wheels a good week through...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2012, 03:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By raider91e
Re: Finally got around to painting my wheelzz

kev those wheels are gunna be SICK in black...post up the pics and let us know how it goes!...those wheels should be relatively easier to plasti-dip
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-25-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By raider91e
Re: Finally got around to painting my wheelzz

lol...no you understood it correctly....one piece per wheel opening. i taped the lugs and the chrome jeep circle in the middle. I didnt paint the inner hub and i didnt paint the inside of the rim...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-24-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,441
Posted By raider91e
Re: Windshield wipers

21 driver/22 passenger is what i used for my blades. I couldnt find a frameless for the rear so I just tacked on a 12" trico....no problems, and honestly similar performance to the icons in the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-24-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By raider91e
Re: Finally got around to painting my wheelzz

thanks Davy...i like those SRT reps...did you get those painted or did you paint them yourself too?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-24-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By raider91e
Re: Finally got around to painting my wheelzz

I used thick gift wrapping paper. Instead of balling it up and stuffing it between the spokes, what I did was I laid it over the opening between the spokes and pushed it through. When all of the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-23-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By raider91e
Re: Finally got around to painting my wheelzz

^ im fine with the 18's...i had the nonpolished alum wheels and they weren't too bad. but when i painted them all black, they look a lot better on the car (IMHO). i love the overland wheels too, but...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-23-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,302
Posted By raider91e
Re: It's On For 2013

dammit, i should have waited. oh well, its something to look forward to, either that or the SRT8 :D
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-23-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,610
Posted By raider91e
Finally got around to painting my wheelzz

Just painting my wheels after debating to do it for such a long time...i plastidipped them without taking the wheels off and used multiple light coats to prevent drips and sags...sorry about the...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-16-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By raider91e
Re: Right Fog Lamp Intermittently Decides to Work

bry@n...did you reconnect it yourself? or did you have the dealer do it?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-15-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By raider91e
Right Fog Lamp Intermittently Decides to Work

It's been a while since I've posted and was wondering if anyone else is having this problem. I've noticed recently that my right fog lamp just decides to work whenever it wants to. I'm not sure if...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-09-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,116
Posted By raider91e
Re: Air conditioning thoughts?

It was about 100 deg today according to my evic, and I read the thread before, and never really gave my a/c some consideration. After reading this thread, I decided to concentrate on its performance....
Forum: NorthEast 06-08-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By raider91e
Re: Blue SRT8

ahh thanks davy...yeah it was definitely his ride...i was sort of confused lol, i was wondering why he was taking regular, makes sense now.
Forum: NorthEast 06-08-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By raider91e
Blue SRT8

So I was getting gas yesterday in Bergenfield, NJ. And I'm pretty sure I saw a forum member's SRT8. It was blue, chrome reps, on the rear window was a white barcode. Clean ride!...On another note, I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-08-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By raider91e
Re: Wipers

I drove off with my WK2 this past winter. It has a little over 9k miles and has seen snow, sleet, rain, hail, pollen, dirt, etc. In addition its been through 8 states with varying weather conditions....
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-07-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,232
Posted By raider91e
Re: Goodyear fortera vs michelin Latitude

I never had the 20 Fortera's but I do have the 18" Michelin Latitudes, great tires for on-road driving. Very little road noise and buffeting even at high speeds. I just had my tires balanced and...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-07-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,420
Posted By raider91e
Re: any powder coated stock 20's?

very nice man, love it. I've been debating whether to just paint my wheels black or to just buy the black mopars...you just made the decision that much harder...:lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By raider91e
Re: Wipers

what are our wiper sizes? I tried looking online on the mopar store, but they wouldn't give dimensions...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,695
Posted By raider91e
Wipers

I was wondering if anyone on the forum has changed their wipers from frames to frameless? I was thinking about it for a while since the blades leave behind multiple streaks.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By raider91e
Re: Black WK2 saved by Black Box!

anyone else with a black car notice a slight dark-charcoalish tinge to our rides? Everytime I see it in a different angle I swear they mislabeled my ride as "dark charcoal" lol..
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-05-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By raider91e
Re: 6 month anniversary!

little more than 6 months here...no problems. ever. actually a surprising deal, since i was weary of buying a Chryco product. but overall, I'm real happy with my GC. Three snow storms, sub freezing...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-03-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By raider91e
Re: So I almost had a heart attack today...

Yeah, I thought about that too. It was a little over 80deg here in NJ, and I was out driving all day. It was most likely due to these two factors....off to the dealer tomorrow morning to resolve the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-03-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By raider91e
Re: 430n rhb updates?

I called up Chrysler CAC today. They said the software updates are being sent out either this week or next week. I know for me, I was waiting on the Sirius Travel Link. Free 1yr sub which is nice but...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-03-2011, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 800
Posted By raider91e
So I almost had a heart attack today...

I was driving home doing about 30-35mph or so. I turned a corner and I felt a really nasty bump and a weird grinding noise. Then I hear hissing. TPMS goes off, and whatdya know...my rear right tire...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-02-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,735
Posted By raider91e
Re: Tint + Sunshade = Bad???

I highly doubt it...the glass is highly resilient in heat. I wouldn't worry about it at all
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-02-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,994
Posted By raider91e
Re: Clay bar and wax - (Pix)

Oh nice...I'm more north by fort lee/edgewater area...ive seen some wk2's around but never in the dark charcoal..I was going to wait for it but black pearl just looked so good
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-01-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,735
Posted By raider91e
Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

for me it'd be the merc over a lincoln any day of the week. lol maybe i'm biased though since i worked there for a little bit...hmmmm.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-01-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,994
Posted By raider91e
Re: Clay bar and wax - (Pix)

hey, thanks man. yeah i put on some Nu Finish on it afterwards. i love the stuff, in about a month I'm going to wash and apply it again. it really helps to protect the paint from the elements and...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-01-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,994
Posted By raider91e
Re: Clay bar and wax - (Pix)

Mothers clay and detailer...finished with Black Magic Detailer...pics attached...not bad considering the time i spent...good results.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-01-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,735
Posted By raider91e
Re: "Piece" of junk.. /rant

really? which lincoln over which merc?
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 06-01-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,994
Posted By raider91e
Re: Clay bar and wax - (Pix)

just finished claying my wk2 this evening using Mother's clay bar kit...finished with black magic detailer....pics coming tomorrow afternoon
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-27-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By raider91e
Hard Drive Failed?

so...i was plugging in a thumb drive to upload a song (literally ONE) song into my hard drive. after it prompted me that the file transfer was complete, i tried to play the song and it just froze. i...
Forum: SouthWest 04-08-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By raider91e
Re: Need some input from the Cali JG Guys

county airport?...that's what the itinerary said...

other than the wine country, iyho, how is it as a place to live? I was looking for info about SM and it seems opinions of the city are a mixed...
Forum: SouthWest 04-08-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 679
Posted By raider91e
Need some input from the Cali JG Guys

Hey fellas...so im originally from the east coast and I'm having a tough time debating whether or not to move to Cali for a job. I'm going to fly over for a job interview in the next couple of weeks...
Forum: Other Rides 02-21-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,306
Posted By raider91e
Talking Re: A "Carnival" of fun!

I think i'd rather have the renault espace!

http://m.blog.hu/au/autohistory/image/Matra/1994%20Renault%20Espace%20F1_02.jpg

renault espace F1 murdered out...anyone? anyone?
Forum: Visual Modifications 02-21-2011, 01:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,523
Posted By raider91e
Re: To Plasti-Dip or Not to Plasti-Dip

yeah, I'm planning to do two or three coats....from what ive seen on youtube, one guy with a VW GTI only did one coat...I'm a little skeptical though, I think to be on the safe side, im going to do...
Forum: Visual Modifications 02-19-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,523
Posted By raider91e
Re: To Plasti-Dip or Not to Plasti-Dip

I know...i love the look too...looks SICK...im debating whether to leave it matte, or to give it a gloss finish...i like the look of the matte finish...looks like a prototype wheel or something out...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-18-2011, 01:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,782
Posted By raider91e
Re: Color Choice: Brilliant Black or Dark Charcoal

i was talking to a shop owner and he said that the factory tints were 15%? But I'm not sure, can any other forum members confirm this? I want to match the percentage tint to the factory, but I might...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-17-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 883
Posted By raider91e
Re: Car Cover

FAAAAAAAAAACK....branches fell near my baby and scratched it. lol, looks like i should've gotten it earlier :(
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-17-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,782
Posted By raider91e
Re: Color Choice: Brilliant Black or Dark Charcoal

thanks....likewise...looks real good, esp with that steering wheel peeking out. I'm planning on claying and then detailing when the weather gets a little warmer...in the meantime im thinking bout...
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