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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-19-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By howiestt
Re: Is the Volant Cold Air Intake any good???

i have the volant.
IMHO you lose low end torque, gain a bit on the high end, almost like turbo effect. when i put the stocker box back on i gained that low end back, but it felt like the hemi...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-07-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,628
Posted By howiestt
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,184
Posted By howiestt
Re: POST 2014 V8 MPG's

with corsa exhaust and volant intake: trip from NY to Toronto Canada in august, avg was about 24.5 to 25 mpg, 89 octane, drove like a granny, cruise control~ 80 mi with total 4 people and luggage a/c...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,516
Posted By howiestt
Re: Is this a good deal on a lease?

overland v8 all options, 10k mi per year nothing upfront not even taxes: $603/month. on leasing dont ever put anything down not even taxes, learned my lesson when my bmw x5 got totaled and didnt get...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-16-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plasti dip or painted rims

with PD you can touch up scrapes yourself!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 08-01-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,902
Posted By howiestt
Re: AFE Momentum GT CAI - anyone tried it?

anyone want my Volant?...im gonna get this!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-20-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By howiestt
Re: aFe Stage 2 Intake owners

I think forum member yagetajeep had intake temp measurements with volant vs stock and stock was lower in temp
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-20-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By howiestt
Re: aFe Stage 2 Intake owners

Technically volant inst closed.. It uses the sheet metal on the side where the power steering pump is as a "wall". I'll take pics later when I get home from work
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-19-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By howiestt
Re: aFe Stage 2 Intake owners

Well reading around the forum, all the intakes on the market are hot air intakes. None of them are closed off from the engine bay. With the stock airbox you are only getting air from the duct to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,388
Posted By howiestt
Re: What I HATE but LOVE about my WK2

beats my 11mpg city average anyday.....with sports mode, 8mpg city easily
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-16-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By howiestt
Re: aFe Stage 2 Intake owners

I just removed my Volant box ( left the volant tube on) and reconnected my stock airbox with stock filter, and there is a big difference . seems like the hemi struggles on the highway/passing power...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,134
Posted By howiestt
Re: 2014 Overland with some mods

Which one you get. Diablosport?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,910
Posted By howiestt
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Awesome. Can't wait for the pics!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-24-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,134
Posted By howiestt
Re: 2014 Overland with some mods

Hey Nick, lookin good!

i gotta swing by your place and show you my hid fogs and plasti-dipped wheels one of these days
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-23-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,011
Posted By howiestt
Re: Windshield wiper streak

Did that already too.
Doesn't help either
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-23-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,011
Posted By howiestt
Re: Windshield wiper streak

Used steel wool and gave the windshield a good scrub. I changed to Bosch icons and they still streak. Wtf. Is it something wrong with the wiper arm?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 11,910
Posted By howiestt
Re: What's the verdict on LED headlight bulbs vs. HID?

Some one needs to test try this. So far I bought a eBay hid kit by OPT7 with canbus built in. Plug and play no flicker. But I'd feel safer with LED if its as effective as hid.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

Did my wheels in anthracite today
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-18-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

Headlights off. 39938
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-18-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

I bought opt7 canbus kit on eBay. Installed myself. Took like 5 mins each side.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-17-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

Full hid fogs39887
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-17-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

nope, different mounting design, otherwise id go with the JW speaker LEDS..those are bright!.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-17-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

3000k hid (passenger side) vs hoen endurance yellow (driver side) 39862

hid cut off is more clear and pronounced than the halogen bulbs. started to rain so i couldnt put the other side on...
the...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-17-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By howiestt
Re: Blendmount GPS issues?

yeah i just came back from a 1 hour drive, gps never locked on while on the blendmount..... gonna take that drive again on monday, gonna try placing the escort on the windshield....
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-16-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By howiestt
Re: Best Place to buy Mopar CAI and Corsa CBE

autoanything was pretty good in pricing. authorized dealer too
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By howiestt
Re: Blendmount GPS issues?

Hmm. So weird. Sometimes I won't get a GPS signal for like 10to 15 mins. Maybe time for upgrade...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 608
Posted By howiestt
Blendmount GPS issues?

Anyone else having issues with the 9500ix obtaining gps signals while using the blendmount? My unit never had a problem before while window mounted on my old car..decided to go with a nicer look for...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,218
Posted By howiestt
Re: 2013 5.7L V8 GC TrailHawk and my Dyno run.

I was crossing my fingers that you would get bigger gains. I have the same setup as you. I did the research before i bought and RWD hemis were making about 11hp from exhaust, i suspected that the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-12-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,218
Posted By howiestt
Re: 2013 5.7L V8 GC TrailHawk and my Dyno run.

Yeah agree its all for sound. After my install I felt like the car jumped the line slower than at stock.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-12-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,957
Posted By howiestt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee HID Kit Installation

XenonDepot, may i suggest something? What may help the forum members is a picture diagram of all wiring set up the right way ex: h11/9006 connector ( wire colors and polarity)->relay connector (...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

I did the rear chrome trim in the scuff plate and smoked my rear light already. Gonna do the window trim one of these days too
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

You can do that too but it covers well after 5 coats. Just tape and cover well before you start.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

I did 5 white and 2 gloss layers
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

Glossifier on 2 layers. Should of done more.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

All in all they look nice but no improvement in lighting. Seriously these projector lights are basically for show.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-08-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,094
Posted By howiestt
Re: Hoen Yellow fogs. WK2.5

Should be same as stock.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-08-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

i say do it! its not bad and if you dont likeit, just peel it off. Local pep boys should have a can of this stuff. also a couple layers of glossfier makes it look even nicer!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-08-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,338
Posted By howiestt
Re: Plastidip white mirrors on bright white overland

You could always try anthracite or grey plastidip.
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