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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,288
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: What happened to Auto-on Vented Seat Option after a Software Update?

Confused me at first, but like Bill said, it needs to be read as all 1 sentence and not 2 different lines.

I usually snap pics. of all screens before the updates and can verify that the auto-on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: 1 Year Review with the V6 Pentastar

My experience exactly. EVIC is typically around 21 to 22+ mpg, Fuelly is averaging 20.1 mpg through the past 10 fills. I have a very mixed use of highway/freeway and suburban/residential driving...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 08-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,647
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Uconnect 14.25.05 is Available Online

Just noticed that TSB '08-036-14 REV. A' has been posted for this latest US radio update. Jeep Grand Cherokee WK2 - 2011-2016 Grand Cherokee Service Bulletins and Recalls...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-11-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,609
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Another Recall - Vanity Mirror Lamp

Got that email too. Direct link is
http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchResults?refurl=email&searchType=ID&targetCategory=R&searchCriteria.nhtsa_ids=14V391

"Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 06-27-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 901
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Oil and filter for 3.6L

Just did my first change at 5,000 miles. Stuck with the Mopar filter since they are so inexpensive. Switched to synthetic Pennzoil. The oil debate is ongoing and endless, so use whatever makes you...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-27-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 47,574
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

"This bulletin applies to vehicles built between March 2, 2014 (MDH 0302XX) and April 21, 2014 (MDH 0421XX)."

Looks to me like ALL Durango and Grand Cherokees built from March 2nd through April...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-27-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 47,574
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

Damn, that's a lot of half shafts to be replaced considering how many Durangos and Grand Cherokees they push out each day. I'm sure Chrysler will force the costs back to the supplier, which is gonna...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-11-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,146
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Air Conditioning Problem

I've got this a/c noise too, kind of a "snorkel" (Darth Vader) sound every 20 seconds, noticeable with the fans on low (on higher speeds it's drowned out). Briefly discussed here...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-11-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 64,357
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

The SRT screen shows on my factory reset too, and I have no additional software. I believe Willx, or someone else, has detailed this in other 'factory reset' threads.

I know this doesn't help...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-07-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,594
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Installed Jeep Illuminated Sill Plates

Off topic but, how the heck do you keep the "Jeep" on those floor mats so white? By the time I got my Summit home with those mats the white was already black. I ended up taking them out and going...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-03-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 64,357
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

Sweet. So the Bronze is just a download. And it unlocks all options while in motion, allows rear cam view up to 15 mph, and gives you the SRT performance pages? Anything I'm missing for the Bronze?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-03-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Ordered my NavTV yesterday

Thx. I'll likely give them a call when I'm ready to do the Stealthbox. Keep us posted on how your install turns out.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Positioning jack stands on the WK2

Finally got around to checking out the clearance of the 3 ton jack stand combo (Powerbuilt 640912 N/A 3 Ton All-In-One Bottle Jack and Jack Stand - Build.com...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-30-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Ordered my NavTV yesterday

If he's got experience with the 2014 JGC, uConnect, and you recomend him, then I'd like his info.

Thinking about getting the JL Stealthbox and amp installed. I've always done my own electronics...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-30-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 846
Views: 64,357
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

Definitely interested in your order, final cost, and ship time details. Keep us updated. Very likely I will order too.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-30-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Ordered my NavTV yesterday

Are you planning to do the install yourself Pharcyde? If not, who do you have in mind for your electronics stuff in the Phoenix area?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-26-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 69,455
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: 2014 replacing bulbs with LED's interior , replace headlamp/fog

Looking to match the blue lights already in my Summt too. Did you order the ebay one's that cvbanc posted? "Here are the 194 LED SMD wedges I used (20 Ultra Blue SMD 50/50s for $9.99 free ship 20 x...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-25-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,639
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Installed an Airaid Cold Air Intake

Thanks. Didn't you post about the aFe for the 3.6 awhile back too? If so, what was the deciding factor in using the Airaid? I was looking at the aFe on Amazon in April but they were backordered when...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 05-24-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,639
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Installed an Airaid Cold Air Intake

"Part #311-212, SynthaMax Dry Air Filter"

Other than color, are there any differences in the #311-212, #312-212, or the #313-212?
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-08-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: License plate frame

Not cheap, but wouldn't this work for your issue?

Amazon.com: 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Bright Polished License Plate Frame: Automotive...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Positioning jack stands on the WK2

That is weird. When I switch to the Black Night setting my earlier post does show as black text. Who knows then ;)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Positioning jack stands on the WK2

I was not aware. Looks normal on my end. Does this show up?


Edit:
I'm using the "Jeep Garage - Crimson 2.0" setting from the very bottom of the page. Are you using the Black Night by chance?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Positioning jack stands on the WK2

Thanks vertrkr.

Haven't looked at lifts in a long time but with the JGC approaching 5k miles, I just ordered 2 of the Powerbuilt 640912 3 Ton all-in-one. Cheapest I found was for $41 ea. from...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,986
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: 2014 Turn off the Radio

Powering down the JGC makes me feel like I'm in a cockpit:

Overhead garage door opener - Check
Exit height suspension - Check
Hvac fans off (old habit) - Check
Radio volume set to zero - Check...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-03-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,555
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Full Tank upon Delivery?

Picked my ordered GC up the day it came off the truck (thanks Milous). Got a full tank and to my surprise, they even tinted the front 2 windows prior to delivery. :thumbsup: Earnhardt Jeep in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-09-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 584
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Weird hiss when air is on

I had the exact same thing catch my attention yesterday too. I was gonna post it but couldn't think of a good way to describe it.

AC was on, cause it hit 90 already!, sounded as if an air pump...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-07-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: subwoofer and amp for '14 gc

Check out this recent thread:
http://www.jeepgarage.org/f97/jl-stealth-box-73621.html

Probably some others too, this is just the most recent I belive.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Factory Delivery Miles

Must vary by dealer and/or loaction then. See below, "Perform road test... 8-10 mile"... "Before 3 After 11".

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 967
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Factory Delivery Miles

They have to drive it as part of the pre-delivery setup/inspection etc. My ordered Summit had 11.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,009
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: JL stealth box

I'm really interested in this option too. Include me on the PM with vendor info. and all the details you feel like sharing... amp, wiring, etc.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-02-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,131
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: JGC Software version 14.05.3

I believe Willx has all the old versions still available in the VIP Uconnect / Updates and Tips section.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-02-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,929
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Wrapped my stock wood trim in carbon fiber

Check out this thread for the console wrap:

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f176/dash-vinyl-wrapped-69456.html#post948650

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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-01-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,529
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

I rented a JGC Limited w/ Lux. II for a week before I got my Summit, and I was pretty happy with that stock system. I thought the HK in the Summit would be incredible but, I think the HK system has...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-31-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 14,529
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: From the horses mouth on the Harman Kardon System

This was confusing me too. Came across the details in the JGC brochure. It shows the 9+5+2+2+1 = 19 configuration.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-25-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Overland memory seat home position

Uncheck the Easy Exit Seat feature in the uconnect settings...

Or just wait for it to eventually quit working like it has for a lot of us ;).
Forum: Detailing 03-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Detailer recommendations in AZ

Although no one else had any recommendations, I can now recommend ‘Windows And Wheels Detailing’ in Gilbert. Small operation with great attention to detail. Had Wills and Dani apply CQuartz Finest...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-22-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 310
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Trim Removal/Service Manual

I've got a very similar issue, but it's the chrome trim at the bottom of the windows just behind the rear doors. Pretty noticeable to me cause it doesn't sit flush and it throws off the lines.
...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-04-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,423
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: 8.4 Uconnect Software Update RA4 14.05.03 NA

I'm guessing there's not a whole lot of differences between the US/NA and the International versions.

My Summit was built Jan. 2nd, 2014 and it shipped to me in Arizona with the 13.43.7...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-05-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,634
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Build Sheet / Window Sticker

Did you try your VIN at www.jeep.com/hostc/ (http://www.jeep.com/hostc/)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-28-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By Damn Dude
Re: Software 13.43.7 in U.S.

Updated to 13.48.3 without a problem.

No new or missing options noticed, except the Apps, which I don't use anyway.
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