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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-28-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,360
Posted By Temerarius
Re: Is the Diesel worth it?

A big reason Diesel costs more than Gasoline is pretty simple... taxes. It's taxed at a much higher rate.

That being said, the diesel is completely worth it, if it does what you want it to do in...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-28-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,795
Posted By The Evil Twin
Re: Are all 2011 WK2 front brake pads the same size?

The front pads are all the same. From a 6 cyl Laredo to a 8 cyl Overland 8 with HD brakes. The difference is in the rotors and caliper mounts regarding HD/ non HD brakes.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-19-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,381
Posted By Bart Man
Re: What's the most tread for the 20" I can buy?

Most definitely the aggressive thread design , But the other plus side is the traction in the snow and off road , big difference ! well worth the extra 4 bucks!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-27-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,226
Posted By RCBS204
Re: Want a FREE Husky cargo liner? Tell me why you deserve it!

I have a 2012 Summit with 3K on it, this weekend, i found myself needing to haul bagged sand for a paver patio i was putting in. Over the course of the weekend, i hauled 2.5 tons of sand in the back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-27-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,226
Posted By SixZeroFour
Nominate Want a FREE Husky cargo liner? Tell me why you deserve it!

This forum and its users have been very good to me so I thought I would offer this up to a well deserving member. About 6 mo ago I traded up to my Overland which included a like new Husky cargo liner...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-06-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By foxtrot
Re-painted 5.7L HEMI engine cover lettering (2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Lmtd)

I decided to re-paint the lettering on my V8 engine cover from silver to red to give it a different look. I think it turned out well.

Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-07-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By gokart508
Re: Live from Billet Technology

The following will be available in a variety of colors, adds a few more things to what Jorde posted a few months back....

Washer Fluid Cover...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-31-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,142
Posted By Mashie
Mopar Ambient Lighting install w/Pics

Hey Everyone,

Well I decided last week to forgo the awesome DIY ambient foot well lighting kit posted in the other thread and instead opt for the official Mopar version. I ordered the kit from...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-11-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,254
Posted By SixZeroFour
Exterior trim Detailing / Cleaning

Thought I would pass this along for anyone else having trouble getting old wax etc off the exterior trim which is quite porous.

AutoGlym Bumper & Trim Gel...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-08-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By Roki303
03/06/2012 SEC filling goodies

So here are couple of goodies from that SEC filling by Chrysler:

1. On 8 speed transmission:
2. On diesel:
3. On UConnect:
4. On RAM plug in hybrid (maybe GC someday???):
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-06-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By moosehead
WWCD of the Month - Employee Pricing through our Vendor

Pat is the man. Go get some:


Note: WWCD = Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-28-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,828
Posted By fireron
Re: wheel locks?

I just bought some Gorilla locks in chrome from Discount Tire. The box shows part #DT82494/26145HTD
Lug style S/D Duplex
14MM x 1.50

UPC # 82494

Hope this helps
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-10-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,552
Posted By moosehead
Re: New Tires- Summit

While it may or may not be the case for the Fortera's, the debate over OEM vs. aftermarket tire spec's is neither ridiculous, new, or specific to Goodyear. Various auto forums have been beating this...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-07-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,681
Posted By Jeeters
Re: New Bumper to Bumper extended warranty reviews

Oh nose! Another lifetime warranty thread! Please make them stop! :D

Seriously, here's the main threads where it's been discussed. There's serveral other smaller threads, too...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-04-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,214
Posted By armoredsaint
Re: 2012 Overland in Deep Cherry Red Photos wanted...

check out the members rides sections, lots of pics also - just have to look around.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 02-04-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,147
Posted By chibianh
snow day!

Took it out in the snow storm and took a few pics. Snow mode + OR1 height

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7147/6814978725_bc42d4cc01.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/chibianh/6814978725/)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-01-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,429
Posted By moosehead
Re: Non-Mopar Aftermarket Support for the WK2?

Exhaust: Magnaflow, Corsa, Borla

Roof Racks: Thule, Yakima, Rack Attack, Rocky Road, Rola, others?

Carbon Goodies: Black Ops

Short-Ram, CAI, Suspension: Bwoody, Volant, Rocky Road,...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-01-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 19,605
Posted By bmrisko
Re: How many have switched to a full synthetic oil?

1500 miles
Mobil1 5w-20
Not really, but that wasn't the reason I switched.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-31-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,723
Posted By moosehead
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-27-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,963
Posted By bkwbkw
Re: Rear windows won't open - brand new WK2

Just an update for anyone else who may experience quirky electrical problems or gremlins in the future.

Service believes it's the TIPM and have ordered a replacement. Unfortunately, theyre on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-21-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 25,063
Posted By moosehead
Re: Mod Squad

Ryan, the ported TB is working well, noticeable when running hard in the high alpine.

Home run with the SRT8 steering wheel install below. Huge props to Ggolow and 604.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-07-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,641
Posted By tat2boy
Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

Just want to show what the kit looks like on my WK2. This is a great accessory to add and is very, very easy to install.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-23-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 26,641
Posted By bigjgcfan
Re: WK2 rear fog lamp Install w/Pictures

Very, very nice upgrade there... Looks like a very well designed & executed kit... Definitely a must have for this Overlander & will be contacting Ken @ Tailight Solutions after x-mass! Thanks...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-18-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,373
Posted By Palmetto
New Member to the Jeep Family - '12 Laredo X 4x4

Greetings all -
I thought I'd be on the sidelines for a while, but I decided to go ahead and move on one. I'll miss my old car (330i 6MT ZSP), but I already love my WK2.

This looks like a great...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-18-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,616
Posted By Lingohocken
4527 mile trip in 2012 Overland

My wife and I just returned from three weeks and just over 4500 miles from our home near Philadelphia to the flatland of the High Plains, to the scrub of south Texas, then on to Asheville NC and the...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,288
Posted By JDebler
Cool My 2012 GC Laredo X with Saharah Wheels and Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor Tires

I posted a thread a while back asking if I should do white letters in or out (http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=32137)

I mentioned that I would make a new thread about the wheels and such so...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-17-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,544
Posted By Roger Mathias
Re: Got rid of the Chrome Color match 2012 srt8

OK here it is. All blacked out but the Grand Cherokee emblem that matches the Brembos .
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-10-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,406
Posted By Cherodude
Heads-up about Battery compartment underbody plugs

An inquiry from member Innkeepers got me started on this item.

Apparently in Oz a magazine road test had one issue during their testing of the WK2: during a water fording, water entered the body...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-04-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,412
Posted By moosehead
JRoll's Uber-Tech Cabin Filter for WK2

I got lazy and had not changed out the cabin filer yet. No wonder why my Jeep smelled like Monkeybutt.

So when JRoll offered to provide his custom filter for a proto test, I was in:...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-01-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 15,182
Posted By moosehead
Re: Be careful with LED DRL's

^Thanks Brandon, but ironically, Jorde is really the guy who deserves thanks.

Not only was he the first-mover guinea pig and was exposed to this because of it, but he made the effort to write...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-27-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 52,565
Posted By Badtoy23
Re: Volant CAI

I just bought mine from MPCustoms and installed it this weekend. I only had a chance to run up to the store so far with it on. Couldn't get into it to much but when I did it felt a little better...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-27-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,700
Posted By SW03ES
First road trip in the WK2...my thoughts...

Hey all,

Well over the Thanksgiving Holiday I took my first road trip in the WK2, I thought folks may be interested in my thoughts as someone who hasn't owned anything but a Toyota in well over a...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-10-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 19,312
Posted By SixZeroFour
DIY: Interior Beltline Trim Removal / Wrap

DIY: Interior Trim Vinyl Wrap

Here is some info and photos on how to remove/wrap your interior trim – and YES you are able to remove just the trim pieces from the door and dash completely!

Forum: New Members - Welcome! 11-03-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 25
Posted By Scottina06
Re: Srt?

check here

Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-16-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,153
Posted By Hemi05WK
Re: New PVD chrome wheels

20" 2011 WK wheels on a 2010 WK - Black Chrome


Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-20-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,676
Re: Michelins Latitude Tire Discoloration

It's called "blooming"

Here's a little write up I found

Most people don't give a lot of thought to their tires except for how they look. Truth be known, your tires are designed to perform...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-17-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,545
Posted By Red G8R
Re: Daytime running lights..

I just tested it. Fogs can be turned on manually with park lights or full headlights only. But, with park lights on + fogs, as soon as Drive is engaged, the DRL activate. The only time DRLs are off...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-11-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,039
Posted By xcespwr
Re: 2012 6 Speed feedback request

I will get some information on my 2012 6 speed soon. I live in Los Angeles and do not commute on the freeway nor like to drive on it because of traffic (can't go fast enough in traffic anyways). I am...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-09-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,070
Posted By wjs81866
Changing Cabin Filter

For anyone that doesn't already know,

I changed the cabin filter today, it was actually pretty easy.

The filter is located behind the glove compartment

To get to the filter you will have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-07-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,257
Posted By Celly
Re: Best wipers?

Charmin Ultra Strong. The Ultra soft is a lil too soft.
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