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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-29-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Cornering apparently isn't THAT good...

so he was going fast enough through a neighborhood to rip off both back wheels like that. what an idiot, ticking a little above speed limit on the highway is one thing but in a neighborhood is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-12-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,166
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Steering wheel vibration at 70MPH

I had the part time shaking issues like you describe. The thing about it only doing it sometimes is that more than likely a bad wheel bearing is going to do it all the time not some of the time. The...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Nokian WR G3 SUV

Actually that was one of the questions I had when I was looking and I emailed Nokian and asked them. The first thing I was looking for in a tire was a smooth and quiet all season highway tire. They...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-10-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Conti CrossContact LX20

already a thread on them, they sound good so far

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f109/continental-crosscontact-lx20-265-50r20-77112.html
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,490
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

yep the bumper chrome comes off but you need to pop the clips on the backside of them not sure about the ones on the side
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,490
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

Im not overly impressed either thought there would be more of darkening difference than just brushing the chrome a little. The door handles and mirrors do look good though, like that part. grill does...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 08-01-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,110
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

Here is a picture of the hooks with an acceptable size D-ring that fits fine in the setup that you can get a recovery strap around if needed

Amazon.com : Chain D Rigging Shackle for Boat 5/8 -...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,490
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2015 Summit Platinum

I got black but the white ones look really good in the summit I was impressed when I saw them you will definitely like it.

Cant wait to see what the Platinum package looks like
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 366
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Turn off FCW

hmmm sorry to tell you this but looks like they put your summit together wrong. knew I had seen this around somewhere. looks like a trip to the dealer for a new center stack...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-26-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 137,435
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

Concerning the extended service contract if any one is interested in the Chrysler maxcare lifetime or the others what I would suggest is that you print out the best online price you can find(probably...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 GC Summit Front Air Dam Removal

Bill, yes take a look over here

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f156/2014-summit-front-tow-hooks-76230-2.html#post1046986
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-20-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 571
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Does this look right?

The edges of the piece hanging down should tuck in behind that plastic on the right. push up on it and tuck it in it should not be hanging down like that.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-18-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,110
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

I have had some requests for dimensions on the hole I cut. here is a picture of the dimensions that worked for mine. please remember that this is what worked for mine but it is possible that your...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-13-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,438
Posted By silvermax04
Continental CrossContact LX20 265/50R20

Looks like Continental has added the 265/50R20 size to the CrossContact LX20. Tire rack has that tire as number 1 in the Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season class. Price is good also. Anyone have any...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-06-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,110
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

I know a picture is worth 1000 words right lol. wish I would have taken a few more shots while I was doing it. maybe this will help a little below is what the clip looks like sitting in the bumper...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-05-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,110
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

sure, put the quadra lift all the way up, take out the 5 or 6 plastic quarter turn thumb turn things, take out the 4 plastic push rivets on the front under edge of the air dam, pull the air baffle...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 07-05-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,110
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Summit Front Tow Hooks

Finally got around to putting the tow hooks on my summit. went fairly well, I took the air dam off and cut the holes for the hooks with one of those osculating cutters and then put it all back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Dashboard Rattle?

I had a rattle/buzz/vibration type of sound that I swore was coming from in the dash behind the uconnect screen. heard it most under acceleration and hitting bumps fairly loud and annoying, lived...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,396
Posted By silvermax04
Re: TSB Numbers for 14 WK2 Issues

Try going to a different dealer for service some(or I should say many) are just rotten. I changed dealers and is the difference of night and day getting things done.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 55,158
Posted By silvermax04
Re: I Think I Fixed My Rough Shifting 8sp Transmission

you should not be able to just pull it off if you can then someone forgot to tighten it. it should be loosened and tightened with 10mm as described above.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,919
Posted By silvermax04
Re: '14 - UConnect Access Trial Expiration and Renewal Cost

Maybe they should move it to $14.99 for a year for what they are offering and they may get a few more takers. lol
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 137,435
Posted By silvermax04
A year ago when i bought mine the 7% was the...

A year ago when i bought mine the 7% was the lowest and just about the best anywhere and nobody else was touching it. So no thd deal was set and that was what it was nothing more or less. Now a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By silvermax04
Re: My new Summit!

your gas mileage will improve after a few thousand miles. you will be surprised what you will get with the 5.7 highway cursing, on extended highway only cruising at 65 I have got 25mpg, it wont be as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,599
Posted By silvermax04
Re: My new Summit!

Looks good congrat on the new ride!! Have had my summit 5.7 for one year exactly now. if you have questions I can let you know the goods and the bads lol Enjoy
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-28-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By silvermax04
Re: tire time =(

don't let those tire rack surveys be your only decision point. I recently bought the highest rated tire for my size and I have issues and getting rid of them. if you are looking for a smooth ride...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,415
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Picking up a brand new 14, need opinions!

Its not employee pricing, its just a group buy that was worked out with a dealer in northern Virginia and jeepgarage people. Anybody can get it if they want to drive to Northern Virginia. It has been...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 01-31-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 670
Posted By silvermax04
Re: 2014 Service Manual is now available

So is the 2014 Grand Cherokee, nice thanks for the tip

https://www.techauthority.com/en-US/Pages/ItemDetail.aspx?itemID=91605&catID=378960
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,109
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Tom yes they replaced it and it fixed the problem
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-28-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,109
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Sirius XM Antenna problem...?

Mine was built in March and I had the TSB done last week and it fixed the reception problem. You may want to try a different dealer
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-14-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,782
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

log into mopar owner connect and select setup via mobile profile. you have to activate each of them
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,782
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

I had the same problem with it not downloading with windows 8.1 IE 11 here is the fix. basically it is adding the website to the compatibility settings. look at this link its a quick fix, I did it...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-13-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 32,641
Posted By silvermax04
Re: UConnect 8.4 - North America

13.48.3 is out there now for download check uconnect site
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-13-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,782
Posted By silvermax04
Uconnect 8.4 verion 13.48.3 available

I noticed that version 13.48.3 is available for download as of today when I entered my vin. Heading out to dinner but going to install when I get home. Has anyone installed yet?
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-08-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,188
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Skid Plates on Diesel Summit

No problem you will like your summit really like mine a lot. Also you can order the trail rated badge that comes on the overland with the off road adventure II package. once you put the skid plates...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 12-08-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,188
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Skid Plates on Diesel Summit

Folks try this place below, I ordered all 5 skid plates (part numbers 82211999, 82211994AB, 82211995) for my summit back in May and I paid a total of $416 which included the shipping of 117 lbs. They...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-06-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,018
Views: 137,435
Posted By silvermax04
Re: DC metro area group buy

I would just recommend that everybody compare the out the door numbers from identical vehicles. Doesn't matter how it is sliced and diced and manipulated to try and confuse you keep the eye on the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-17-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,965
Posted By silvermax04
Re: ORA2 Skid Plates

The transmission cover plate (not sure I would call it a skid plate) on the Hemi is made of plastic unfortunately, but is not cardboard. The rest of the skid plates are all 1/8 inch steel. I put them...
Forum: 2011+ Dodge Durango-WD 11-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By silvermax04
Re: EZ Pass Mounting

Mine is mounted on area "A" on your picture. That painted area on the glass has no effect on it and it works fine.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,308
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Maxcare Service Contract?

Its called Lifetime Maximum Care. hmm sounds like you may have gotten some 3rd party warranty instead of the factory.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-15-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,308
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Maxcare Service Contract?

I got mine from the dealer for $2100 if you could push em down to $2000 id say you did good.
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