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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 07-18-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,744
Posted By BradSD
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

I want to thank everyone for contributing to this discussion. I'm the guy with the original set of questions. Unfortunately, I broke my right foot pretty badly in early January, was unable to walk...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-11-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By BradSD
Re: Roof Rack Recommendations

I have the Yakima rails and skybox carrier. Took advantage of an REI sale. They work great.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-03-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,744
Posted By BradSD
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

Thanks, Talltale. This is very helpful. Sounds like we're pulling similar weights and you challenged some higher grades than I have to this point (I think the Cajon Pass is around 4000 ft.). We plan...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-07-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,744
Posted By BradSD
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

Thanks, Chevy. Just back from a few days up in the mountains without the trailer (the JGC is perfect for the newly-retired). Will haul the trailer over to the beach at Camp Pendleton tomorrow for a...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-02-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,744
Posted By BradSD
Re: Towing Review//Engine Heat

That's interesting. The gauges showed dramatic increases and decreases rapidly, when climbing and after cresting. Pretty much the same rate. As I mentioned in my original post, I do not have the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-01-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,744
Posted By BradSD
Towing Review//Engine Heat

Thank you to so many who have written terrific reviews. Some of you are household names over the past few months. This is my first as I did not have much to add until now. The SFU is now about 2 1/2...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-23-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By BradSD
Re: What is the breakin period prior to towing?

Well. I am neither an engineer nor versed in the finer mechanical complexities being described in this thread. I really appreciate all of the technical expertise shared in this discussion. I will...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-21-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By BradSD
Re: What is the breakin period prior to towing?

My mechanical know how does not approach this level. We purchased a 6100 lb trailer prior to taking delivery of the EcoDiesel. It's sitting at the RV dealership 90 miles away via southern California...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-18-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 355
Posted By BradSD
TPMS and Temp Gauges

Has anyone calibrated the TPMS and outside temperature gauges? My EVIC TPMS seems to be showing anywhere from 1.5 to 2.5 pounds higher than my manual digital gauge. Also, EVIC registers an outside...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-17-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By BradSD
Re: MPG Thread and Cost of the diesel in your area.

Gas Buddy. Getting $3.79 locally in San Diego.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-16-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 64,839
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 GC "EcoDiesel" OWNERS!!! Review..

So far, lucky. No bad smell. Just did a 60 mile mostly freeway trip. Kept it generally between 60 and 70mph in moderate traffic. 32.1mpg on EVIC. ACC worked perfectly. Amazing. What an incredible...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-15-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

My dealer topped it off, based upon our agreement, and following all of the discussion in this forum.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,569
Posted By BradSD
Re: Mileage at delivery?

5 miles after PDI
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-14-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Dealer just called. Will be picking up in a few hours. Hard to say but could be the first one in San Diego. Certainly their first one. You all know the feeling. This has been a tremendous experience...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-13-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Red face Re: 2014 diesel production

Good to hear from someone else in SoCal and a kindred spirit stuck in Mira Loma. I live in Rancho Bernardo (northern SD County). Dealer is Carl Burger in La Mesa (eastern SD County). How about you?...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-13-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

This will be day 7 for me at Mira Loma. Dealer told me this morning that it just didn't make the truck yesterday in an oversight. Turns out the General Manager's JGC Hemi was scheduled to be...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-12-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Willix, can you get insight into whether I'll get transport out of Mira Loma today? Been there since Friday. Estimated delivery was yesterday. My dealer seems to be in the dark, although they've...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-11-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Congratulations! Great pictures. Mine is almost identical. Just a Limited. Now, if we can get the truckers moving 500 miles to your south, another JGC can taste the Pacific air.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-11-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Another voice in the chorus. Unloaded and stuck in the rail yard for four days. About an hour away. Dealer hasn't been able to update me. Am hoping it's just the long weekend/holiday with movement...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-09-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,895
Posted By BradSD
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Has there been an update in the past month or two?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-07-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Appreciate the discussion. Can see both sides. Am leaning towards the extended contract for reasons mentioned. Electrical, air suspension, towing, etc... For those seriously considering it, are you...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-06-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,895
Posted By BradSD
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Vtail, I believe you may have addressed this in a prior post, so sorry for inquiring again. Is your lifetime warranty for $2200 from CNA? If so, how is that different from one from Zeigler (which, I...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-06-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Outstanding. A short hop through the Sierras and you NorCal folks are set. My Mira Loma-bound SoCal train is probably passing through eastern Arizona as we speak. Hopefully no obstacles or delays in...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-05-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Regardless, I think we're all getting a more detailed geography lesson as we follow MOTS. Appreciated Nautiboys' Union Pacific route map link, with zoom in feature. Even had bird's eye view of rail...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-05-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Agreed. I'm willing that train as it crawls across the midwest. Armourdale, KS, refresh, Herington, KS, refresh, Pratt KS, refresh ... Love MOTS. Remember Willx saying the obsession will only...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-05-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,895
Posted By BradSD
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

Willx and others: I plan on having the Tekonsha P3 brake controller installed when I pick up the new trailer (after 500 miles of driving). Would appreciate advice and pics on exactly where you'll...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-04-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 115,895
Posted By BradSD
Re: Welcome ALL 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel owners!

i have new Yakima roof rail cross bars and SkyBox waiting patiently (REI sale). Also, per some recommendations in this forum, have the Jeep cargo area liner also waiting. Still deciding on all...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-03-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

My wife and I are in tears reading these and laughing. So true!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-03-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

lol. Only 10 times? Regular manual. Diesel Supplement. UConnect Supplement. Glad to know there's more crack available.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-01-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Ok. Full alternate universe where unicorns frolic and people I never knew existed become part of my daily fixture. Now a third thread to follow. First, just the 2014 diesel production, then MOTS...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-31-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Good morning, Will. Sorry to join the chorus. Any sign of imminent movement of mine? Have any left for the west coast?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-28-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Are there any other common practices during dealer prep we should be wary of?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-27-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

I just showed this to my wife who had a great laugh. Said she can truly relate. The letters K and Z will be immortalized.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-27-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

I have a Mac, using Safari. Refreshed several times and it came through. Thanks, everyone, for the advice.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-26-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

As newly minted KZ, this is Christmas early. No small amount of guilt, though, coming in earlier than some of you awesome original forum trailblazers. It won't be the real deal until we're all across...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-26-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Dawn Patrol in San Diego
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Sounds like third grade. Will's the team captain and there are approximately 70 guys with their hands raised wanting to be picked first, or at least not left off the team.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

Guess we all have to resort to different extraordinary means to make it through these challenges. :D
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-25-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

My wife has offered to send food and water into the den. May have carpal tunnel on the constant refresh action.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 10-18-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 509,967
Posted By BradSD
Re: 2014 diesel production

NEWS FLASH 2! (Future date and time TBD): Seismologists recorded an unusual spike with no epicenter. It appeared to occur throughout the continental United States simultaneously. Further analysis...
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