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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-06-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By IRISH
Re: Why not more WK2's in Canada?

I had a difficult time here in Edmonton buying my Jeep and getting my Fleet discount because I was told that the GC sells so good here in Edmonton that they did not want to loose money selling me a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By IRISH
Re: Why not more WK2's in Canada?

5year /100K km (Canada)
5 year /160K km (States)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-05-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By IRISH
Re: Why not more WK2's in Canada?

We get less warranty also, 5/100 compared to 5/160 the states have
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-05-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 861
Views: 96,791
Posted By IRISH
Re: Changes for 2015?

Any idea if the Laguna Seats will be offered in other models besides the SRT?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-07-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By IRISH
Re: Air Suspension Issue

I just discovered that J01 Fuse (40amp) for the air suspension is blown.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-07-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By IRISH
Re: Air Suspension Issue

Did you have issues with it before the flash?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-06-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,315
Posted By IRISH
Air Suspension Issue

This morning driving to work in very cold weather (-30C) my '12 Overland shot a message that the Air Suspension needed servicing immediately, at the same time the intimating light on the console for...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

This will be my last reply to this post.

The point was made earlier here that the Explorer was a great bang for the buck and when tuned will outrun a SRT on a straight track, then replies were...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Not even close, the transmission is the only difference and I quoted the the ratio of 1st gear for people like you.

So tell me this, did you read the specs? and if so you still think a SRT will...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

I think everything in that class beats the SRT and not to mention on the road course where the Jeep falls short. With the following specs Merc vs the Jeep the mercedes has more HP/torque and still...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Originally Posted by Scottina06
oh yeah,...I can get a ford pinto for $500 and drop a 302 and run 10's....lololol
why buy a ferrari for couple hundred grand when you can buy a pinto and drop a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Then I would like to see them, but to make it fair they must be from a new car professional testers not some video of a car at a track that could be modified already, because we all know how a new...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Why did you buy the SRT when the "German" SUV's out perform the SRT. My guess would be because SRT is considerably cheaper.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 vs. 2011 BMW X5 M vs. 2011 Porsche Cayenne...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Well I could go that way also since I have owned 2 Holdens
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

In my search to see what a stock SRT runs, all I could find is that is runs in the low 13's, high 12's would be in the new 5.0 Mustang or Boss 302 territory, I am not trying to be difficult but I am...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-11-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Watched the video and many others videos with the Explorers street racing and embarrassing some performance car owners, Ford is definitely on the right path.

Here in Canada I could get a fully...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By IRISH
Re: Flipper Glass

No way 50 pounds worth, not unless they counted the glass to make the statement true LOL which is highly possible.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By IRISH
Re: Flipper Glass

LOL, can't see too many parts were required for the flipper glass.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-07-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By IRISH
Re: Flipper Glass

Can't see it, maybe 5lbs.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-04-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By IRISH
Re: Flipper Glass

If it came from a sales guy I would tend not to believe it, they usually know less than most and make stuff up. I once had a salesman tell me that the WK's air intake was so large because the Hemi...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-03-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,022
Posted By IRISH
Re: Flipper Glass

I use mine all the time also, especially when travelling, we are able to get items out of the hatch and not worry about stuff falling out when loaded up.

Would like to trade on a '15 so I am...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-22-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,138
Posted By IRISH
Re: Butt fatigue.

I just completed a 10K km road trip with my '12 Overland and it didn't take long for the seats to feel like I was sitting on a wooden plank.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-21-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,759
Posted By IRISH
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-21-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By IRISH
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-20-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By IRISH
Re: Update on Factory Service Manual CD

I just called TechAuthority for the updated CD (purchased mine in May) and she had no idea of an updated one, so they are investigating and will get back to me.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-05-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,173
Posted By IRISH
Re: 0-60 times JGC V6 & V8

Please let us know the outcome!
I ran my friends '08 5.7 against my '12 5.7 and he smoked me.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-25-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

More than just a tune for 390 HP and the biggest reason WARRANTY!!!!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-23-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

I have been thinking about test driving a 5.7 with the 8-speed but was waiting for the 390HP version to be released in the G.C first :D (hint hint Chrysler)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-21-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,496
Posted By IRISH
Re: Got demolished by a Ford Explorer Sport

Back the statement up with some numbers. Post some links to magazine tests with some 1/4 mile numbers. Unless the 2014 is running in the 14's it is still a joke by todays standards .
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-16-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,001
Posted By IRISH
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-15-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,001
Posted By IRISH
Re: DIY- 2011 Differential Service/ Fluid Change

It has been discussed on here that the "Friction Modifier" is now mixed with the oil from the supplier. Where did you read/hear that you had to mix it?...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,270
Posted By IRISH
Re: Wk2 vs wk?

I traded a 2005 LTD 5.7 that I purchased new for a 2012 Overland 5.7 new. The 2012 is a better quality vehicle with a gorgeous interior compared to my '05 BUT I just don't like my 2012, it is big...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-04-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By IRISH
Tire Wearing

I just rotated the tires on my '12 Overland and noticed that left rear tire is wearing the outside edge compared to the other tires. Does the rear suspension have adjustments to align the wheels...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-31-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By IRISH
Re: Front / Rear Axle Oil Specifications

Just to reiterate, the fluid for the rear differential comes premixed with friction modifier from Mopar now?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-30-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,295
Posted By IRISH
Re: Employee Pricing Plan - Canada

Good luck getting a dealer to honour that on a SRT. Out here in Alberta they are still marking them up $10-15K
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,900
Posted By IRISH
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-29-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,900
Posted By IRISH
Re: CONFIRMED! Heavy duty brake bolt on implace of ND brakes

Great Job!
I have a few questions regarding the job. Were the bolts that hold the caliper brackets reusable or were they stretch bolts and do the bolts that hold the caliper in lace require locktite...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-14-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,254
Posted By IRISH
Re: Removing brake calipers

Do the Caliper Bolts require loctite on the threads?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-29-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,455
Posted By IRISH
Re: Front and rear diff fluid change

Does anyone know if the friction modifier is premixed with the oil now?
Forum: Black Ops Auto Works 01-16-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,620
Posted By IRISH
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