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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-03-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Fog Light Kit

Just for jeeps does have a complete fog kit. However, I bought all the parts for my Jeep separately and paid less. It's a very easy install. Just install the lamps in the bumper, swap the switch...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-31-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,003
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: OEM Fobik Key Accessories

I don't know about other model years, but my 2009 came from the factory setup so that if I press the unlock button twice and hold it on the second press it will roll down my front windows. But it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-25-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,087
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Fuel Economy - 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.7L V6

I was getting about 12 MPGs in my '09 3.7 4x4 with only 28K on the ticker and I just changed my plugs, diff oils, trasfer case fluid, and K&N air filter (I just didn't trust the K&N cleaning kit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-09-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By SportRanger06
Wink Re: HIDs Cause Poor Radio output??!

Good installation location!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-09-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: HIDs Cause Poor Radio output??!

Chances are that it would still happen with an aftermarket head unit, only the static would sound cleaner and more powerful! :D My guess is that the ballast on the fuse box is close enough to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-09-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,380
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: HIDs Cause Poor Radio output??!

Where did you mount your ballast? The radio antenna wire should be shielded, but the shield may not have a good ground on the antenna end or radio end. If it does not the frequencies that the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-17-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,130
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: brilliant black crystal pearl coat and black clearcoat?

Brilliant black ftmfw!!! I love my Laredo in the sun because it's got sparkles son!!! Lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-17-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Jeep Headlamps

Also try eBay! That's where I got my oem projectors for my '09 Laredo. Just follow the wiring write-ups posted on this site and they look and work great!!:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-14-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,437
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Headlight question

The DRLs are controlled by the computer to switch the relay for the headlights to the on position, but restrict the current flow to the lamps. Basically, it uses the existing headlight circuit, but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-11-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,437
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Headlight question

You're right, they activated the DRLs. When I installed my fog lights, I asked them to program the auto headlights too, but they mistook my request to mean the DRLs. I was okay with it until I did...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-31-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,137
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: My gas mileage sucks!!!

Yeah, knowing what I know now... I'm getting the hemi in my next jeep :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-31-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,137
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: My gas mileage sucks!!!

I'll get about 14.5 in my 3.7 during the winter, and about 16.5 in the summer. Mine is an all stock 4x4 minus the drop in k&n filter. Although I drove from Omaha, ne to my parents place in Atlanta,...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-23-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By SportRanger06
3.7 Oil Question

Hey guys and gals. On my 09 3.7 V6, I've been running syntetic since the first oil change at approximatly 4,500 miles (When the car told me to change) and I have been using Mobil 1 10W-30 since it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-23-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Will 06 headlights go in 08-10 without modifications?

While the 08+ Halogen lamps will fit better, the harness are still different as the OEM HIDs I put into my 09 were not just plug and play with my Jeep. I had to modify my harness to with relays to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-22-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Will 06 headlights go in 08-10 without modifications?

There is also the issue of harnesses. The 08-10 wks with hids have a completely different headlight harness than the ones without in order to make the auto leveling projectors work. You would have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-22-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,496
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: HID and/or Halo show off page!

Honestly I love my OEM HID projectors and I got them cheap on ebay ($400 for both, $450 total to include two relay harnesess from ddm tuning). However, I am thinking of buying a different color bulb...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-19-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,474
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Dealership stickers

When I bought mine, the salesman was walking with me out to it and gave me the keys, I went to the tailgate and pulled the dealer sticker off there and gave the sticker to the salesman and drove off...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-19-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,972
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Blacked out showoff section pics

The best piece of advice I can offer is to take your time when you take them apart. I took my stock halogens lamps apart and got in a rush because I needed to drive to work in the morning (don't...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-17-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,972
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Blacked out showoff section pics

Since I've done a few mods in the couple of weeks since I posted in here, thought I'd share some progress pics and the latest/greatest :-)

The one with me standing next to it was the day I bought...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-17-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,474
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Debadging consensus..

I'm thinking of taking off the "Jeep" logo on the hood, and the "Laredo" on the tail gate, but leaving the "Jeep" and "4x4".
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 12-17-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By SportRanger06
Adding Factory Amplifier

Has anyone here every tried to add the harness to add a factory amplifier to a WK that didn't have one installed? I was wondering if I pulled the harness from a junkyard how hard it would be to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-16-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Sad Day:Selling my Jeep

Hope your mother gets well soon! Good luck with the sale, and hopefully you'll find a great used jeep to enjoy next!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-15-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: WK seats - what do you think?

I saw a couple sets on ebay this week for $1600 and another set for $1200 I think. Just do a search on ebay motors for "Grand Cherokee Seats" and you should find them.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-15-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,430
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: The big debate "window tints" 5% v.s. 20%

I have 35% on the front and factory tint on the rears. I wanted 20%, but the tint shop I took it to wouldn't go darker than 35% due to Nebraska laws. I think that 5% would be way too dark for night...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-15-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,796
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: more rear lighting!!

This is almost exactly what I want to do!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-15-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,796
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: more rear lighting!!

I was looking at buying some of those under dash LED strips in white and installing them behind that vent looking thingy on the roof of the cargo area. I was going to splice into the liftgate light...
Forum: Detailing 12-14-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Will This Buff Out?

I can borrow an orbital buffer, problem is that winter has set in here and I doubt I'll see a day above freezing until march... Maybe I'll try to use the uc on it when I go home to Atlanta in a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-14-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Hid ?

^^ I just completed my OEM HID conversion, and I love it! The projectors provide a nice even light pattern and cut off so they don't blind other drivers. I had HIDs in my Ranger I had before the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-12-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,796
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: more rear lighting!!

I thought he ment lighting in the cargo area since in my wk ateast that on light on the lift gate doesn't really light the cargo area at all! But if we are talking exterior I think factory is okay,...
Forum: Detailing 12-10-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By SportRanger06
Will This Buff Out?

I'm not sure if I'm in the right section, but we finally got a decently warm day today where I could wash the Jeep for the first time in 2 weeks and I found these scraches on the passeneger rear door...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-09-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By SportRanger06
REQ vs. RER Navi???

What do you guys think about the sound quality from the RER Navi radio? I like the idea of having the navi system in the dash, but I really love the way my REQ sounds with the Mopar Kicker speakers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: WK seats - what do you think?

From what I read on the katzkins you remove the cloth and put the leather in it's place like an oem installation. Im not going for a very customized look either, I just want black leather on the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-07-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,455
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: WK seats - what do you think?

Another option is to get the Katzkin leather seats. They replace the cloth covers on your current seats, and they also make a kit for the WKs. That is what I plan on doing, but I am waiting to get...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-06-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,972
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Blacked out showoff section pics

For some reason I can't fathom, I am not suprised to see Texas plates on this thing...:lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-05-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: wind caught the door...

Glad to help, but since I live in an apartment my access to a garage is limited. :-/
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-05-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: wind caught the door...

Gotta love these cold Nebraska winds... Really sucks what happened to your door, there is a pretty good junk yard on 60th street that you might be able to get a hinge from really cheap.
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 12-02-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 39,319
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: How to-2008 OEM Jeep Grand Cherokee HID headlights on an 05-07

I just bought the OEM HIDs to do the conversion in my '09 and before I did I read Scottina's how to thus, I ordered two of the HID relay harnesses but my question is why do I need them? Is it not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 12-01-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Tire Pressure Sensor

From what I have learned the WKs use an RF based TPMS sensor. Thus you would have to get the sensor that is the correct RF frequency to work with your system. I would take the safe road and buy the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-30-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 30,972
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Blacked out showoff section pics

Very nice, How does your lift ride on the road? I was thinking of getting a lift and new tires once I get my tax return. Also, did you have to do any re-gearing for the lift?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-30-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By SportRanger06
Re: Break In Fail, Now I need a new window. HELP

I believe that the solar shield glass is a factory tinted window. It is essentially a transparent tint that blocks UV rays to prevent fading of your interior parts due to solar exposure. The area...
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