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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,496
Posted By Robey5
Re: Turn off text BT on Uconnect?

Geeeez. Good to hear that the new radios are able to handle SMS (as advertised) - but the 730N from years previous *still* do not have an updated SW to even make this work.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-05-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,189
Posted By Robey5
Re: self leveling shocks

I too have the QL and love it. Loaded up with a peak capacity trailer, the truck had no problem pulling and performing the level loading task.

I recommend the QL system - you will not be upset. ...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-01-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,090
Posted By Robey5
Re: I want to change my grille...first

Both links are the same: $430...

I am in the same place you are: it looks sweet, but not $430 sweet...
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 01-25-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Robey5
04 Liberty running issues after warm

Hey all:

Got a buddy who is experiencing some issues with his 04.

From what he has told me: when cold, it runs OK. After it warms up, the engine will not go over 2000 RPM. Engine will run,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-25-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,665
Posted By Robey5
Re: Facination with chrome on the WK2

I am going to chime in here, as a fan of balance.

If I had the time (and I do not) - I would take the chrome off of the mirrors and grille on my Overland, as well as the rear 'brow'. (Does...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-24-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By Robey5
Re: Thule (or other manufacturer) hitch rack questions

Jake -

I have used the Thule hitch mount bike rack - for 2 bikes - for about 8 years.

It (mine) does have a "tilt" function, which helps a little bit to access the cargo area of the Jeep....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-21-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,729
Posted By Robey5
Re: Jeep = Worst of the autoshow

These types of "journalists" need to take a rest on the keyboard. The "title" of SRT is misleading, and the author misses the point that the new design of the front clip was only intended to freshen...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-10-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By Robey5
Re: Going Home on Nav

Mine is programed with "HOME" at the entrance to our subdivision, over a mile away - this is more to deter the DBs who will record the addy of your home with out thinking about the registration in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,575
Posted By Robey5
Re: CHR550 LOCKPICK issues no rear cam frozen menu

Subscribed....

I have had to "reboot" the lock pick for the 3rd time about a week ago, and I am interested in knowing what the new SW flash will do to fix this issue.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,968
Posted By Robey5
Re: Leather Seat Quality Experience MY 2013

Conditioner for leathers: a debate for sure.

I have found that if it is used once in a while, you are OK. In my past cars where I used ziano conditioner once in a while, I had decent luck with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-02-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,968
Posted By Robey5
Re: Leather Seat Quality Experience MY 2013

My 11 Overland is not getting holes in the leather. BUT - I am not very happy with the wear pattern that has resulted. I have had the drivers seat cover replaced under warranty at 25k due to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,626
Posted By Robey5
Re: Disabled 2013 Limited Seat Belt Chime

Oh man; I really appreciate this - I applied it to my 11, and it rid me of the incrediblly annoying chime for when I have something (not a person) in my passenger seat while driving --- thank you!
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,429
Posted By Robey5
Re: WK2: time for new tires

I think that AT is a little more fitting to my driving habits. I had a set of Michelin LTX on a past jeep, and they seemed pretty good. However I think that comparing a XJ to my WK2 is comparing...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,429
Posted By Robey5
WK2: time for new tires

Hello all:

Today - I am going to cross 43k miles on the odo; I think that I am not going to be able to put off a tire purchase much longer. The Michelin Latitude set are going to need to be...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-14-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By Robey5
Re: Problem with my radio

I am unsure of the radio that you have; but I suspect it is a 430N.

I have had problems with my Blackberry connecting as well at times. I "deleted" the device on both my 730N and "deleted"...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-07-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Robey5
Shift selector council cleaning

Hey all:

This morning, I was in a bit of a hurry to leave the house and had some of my drink (lemonade; don't ask) spill in the area where the shift selector is.

Fortunately - the spill size...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-07-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,231
Posted By Robey5
Re: Adaptive Headrests

I may or may not have worked for the supplier that developed that adaptive head rest mechanism. There is a way to reset them, but in doing so, you will have to remove the leather trim portion -...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-06-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,004
Posted By Robey5
Re: Lockpick install writeup

"had to reset my lockpick also due to a recent trip to the indian reservation..."

Interesting... don't know why the trip to the reservation was linked to you having to re-set it.
...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-06-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,051
Posted By Robey5
Re: Miles per tank range - anyone tracking?

I get just under 400 on average. I typically fill up around 1/8th of a tank, and put in around 21 gallons. Im about 50% highway; WK2 Hemi.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 5.7 L Oil Pressure with Mobile 1

I will second moosehead's comments: your vitals look OK.
While warm, with M1....

At idle: ~30psi
At a stop sign: ~30psi
At 35MPH: ~48-50psi
at 'highway speed': ~50-55psi

I wouldn't be too...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By Robey5
Re: Power Sunroof

42k miles. Got the pano in the O-land. Had a drain channel problem, rain leaked on the passenger A-pillar trim. It rained very hard to force this failure. The D-ship repaired the improperly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-21-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 5.7 L Oil Pressure with Mobile 1

From what I understand, the door "cover" is there for the V6 guys, but the door "cover" is not there for us Hemi guys. I too wouldn't mind adding the door cover.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-20-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By Robey5
Re: 2012 5.7 L Oil Pressure with Mobile 1

I went to M1 at about the same time (~2500 miles) in my Hemi. I just passed 41k in my truck.

I've noticed that the pressure seems low (in the same ranges as yours), but this also is the first...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-14-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By Robey5
Re: Gotta love my radio glitching...

You have a 730N?

I too have a similar complaint about the Ipod connection - where it will be unable to recognize that the Ipod is connected. This is my second 730 radio, and neither are quick on...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-14-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Robey5
Re: SMS and 730N

Yes, Tybalt39 - anything is possible.

The problem here is that the market of enthusiasts is kind of limited; as the truck is above $40k, and the number of 730N radios is not nearly as large as...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-13-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Robey5
Re: Winch

Man that thing looks sweet. Unfortunately, I would never use a winch except in very rare occasion, so it would be a complete waste for me to get one of those.

On the flip side, I do have a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-12-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Robey5
Re: SMS and 730N

It is rather disappointing that the 730N a) does not currently work in sending/reading/receiving SMS and b) likely will never work as it is/was supposed to.

I am assuming that the 730N would just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-07-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,246
Posted By Robey5
Re: What are you towing?

andyh:

Funny you mention that. When I turned the truck off, and didn't put the tri-pod support down, while loading up, it looked like the truck was popping a wheelie.

Likewise, when I took...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-06-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 541
Posted By Robey5
Re: Heated seats cooling off

Yes: I do notice this on my JGC.

I don't bother turning the seats off and then back on again - because the idea is that the heater will warm the seat for you, and then your body will keep the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,246
Posted By Robey5
Re: What are you towing?

Trailer brakes are really nice - for sure. That trailer has them, and is really nice when you are pulling a full load.

I also pull a 19ft I/O Rinker in the summer time. When I have the gas...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-05-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Robey5
Re: SMS and 730N

Thank you. I appreciate it - what is the hold up here on the 'upgrade'??
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-05-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,246
Posted By Robey5
Re: What are you towing?

I know that this is an old thread, but I cannot hold back, and must chime in here - if for nothing else - bragging rights...

Over the weekend, I put the JGC to the test and loaded it up for 3...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-02-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,465
Posted By Robey5
SMS and 730N

From what I have read, the 730N (RHR) head unit should be able to read and/or send text messages. For some reason, with my Blackberry Torch connected to the uConnect system, and try to initiate a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-26-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Robey5
Re: Thought this would look pretty "BA"

Sweet picture, and those "snow chains" are awesome looking.

Maybe my eye is a little off, but is that picture taken at Heavenly at S. Lake Tahoe? It looks just like the Gondola stop!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-25-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By Robey5
Re: Catch Can color

Man, I am not sure if I should feel guilty about how 'not clean' I keep my engine bay....

I have to know, with the catch can on an every day driver, are you really getting better gas milage,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-17-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By Robey5
Re: Hey guys

Thanks jd31: I don't recall fielding this offer during financing. Maybe because I was a complete pain in the ace having ordered my JGC ("special") and financed less than the typical person.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,940
Posted By Robey5
Re: Keyless Entry Problem

There is a long thread about the WK2 key fob.
Search:
Infamous "key not detected" problem.

In short, I (personally) would recommend purchasing a new battery for the fob and replacing it. It...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,135
Posted By Robey5
Re: Hey guys

"There is an option to upgrade to the more expensive alarm, which is factory installed but dormant until activated which you have to pay for. I'm not sure if they're all the same but my car came with...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-28-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,820
Posted By Robey5
Re: to debadge or not to debadge...that is the question

While I do not own the MS color - I am a fan of debaging.

I took the "JEEP" off the hood, and scolded the dealer that if they would put a "dealer badge" on my truck I would be angry - so they...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-28-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,786
Posted By Robey5
Re: Dashboard Leather Bubble and Defroster Vent

While I agree that the JGC is an expensive vehicle, and we should not see issues such as this, if that were MY dash - the dealer would be replacing the WHOLE dash board, not attempting to go at it...
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