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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-02-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,712
Posted By netcoolery
A good use for the 115V outlet

We had a "Trunk or Treat" at our church on Halloween. A chance for the neighborhood kids to get candy in a safer environment (it's a low income neighborhood, not really a great place for...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-29-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Winter/Summer Tire Pressure

Nitrogen, air (which is a blend of gasses) ... doesn't matter. They will all follow Boyle's law - meaning the pressure will go up or down the same amount based on temperature. This used to be...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-28-2012, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12,495
Views: 1,571,768
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

(Aside to Scott - what is the record for a thread on this forum anyway? This one's up to 150 pages on my browser and seems to have a lot of steam left!)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-25-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,328
Posted By netcoolery
Re: New Owner - Thoughts and questions

Once you are talking carjacking, it's a dangerous situation period. The carjacker could just as easily point his gun at you and demand the fob.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-25-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,651
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Hoping to get a new Jeep soon!

Gosh that's a terrific picture. Enjoy your new Jeep!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-24-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 26,281
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Jeep Grand Cherokee Moose Test -- Full Story

I don't know about moose, but deer kill a whole bunch. More than sharks, bears, alligators, and snakes combined (in North America.)

The problem is in places like New Jersey, it's too densely...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Help me please

If you're worried about all the gizmos failing in five years, consider picking up the Lifetime Maxcare warranty which you should be able to get for a little under 2k. For me, it was a no-brainer as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,274
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 2013 Altitude or wait for 2014 models?

I've had the saddle interior, including the dash (Summit) for a year and half now with zero issues. I don't use any care products on the leather. I do garage the JGC and when it's parked out in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 12,495
Views: 1,571,768
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

So it's done for the 2013s for sure, and I think I saw earlier that it's not an option for the 2014s. I guess this will keep my Summit nice and rare :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-23-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12,495
Views: 1,571,768
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Isn't Rugged Brown no longer an option? Thought I saw something like it was done this month. Obviously I'd notice because that's my JGC color - and I still love it! I've seen one other RB Summit...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-19-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,317
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Disabling remote start

With forty+ years of driving, I've always had my car keys (or fob now) in my left front pants pocket. It's where I'm used to finding it and, heaven knows, as I get older I prefer to have known...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-17-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,565
Posted By netcoolery
Re: How do I not be a "mileage nazi"?

One more point to consider: Get the Lifetime Extended Warranty plan (there's a number of threads about it.) If you're going to put a lot of miles on the Jeep and keep it a while, it's nice to have a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-15-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Got my me girl (WK2)

Hey Aviator - :thumbsup:to the pics.

Looks like a nice couple of kids too - those'll end up costing a lot more to maintain than the JGC ever will! :lol:
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-22-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Awesome trip OBX- pics inside

Great Pics!! Makes this desert rat crave some ocean waves
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-11-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 28,876
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee spy pictures

Actually I prefer the current front bumper and grill to what can be discerned from these photos. Just a personal taste issue though - others might like the changes.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,322
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Speeding Ticket

True in a technical sense, but very misleading. That's kinda like saying "car accidents and bee stings kill". Over 30,000 people a year die in car crashes, while around 50 a year die via bee...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-06-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,477
Posted By netcoolery
Re: First Post - New GC Owner

Welcome to Jeep garage and to WK2 ownership (shortly)!

Stone white/Saddle is a nice combination - post a pic when you get it, OK?

You'll find this site is a treasure-trove of information (I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-25-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,803
Posted By netcoolery
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-20-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,984
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Got a 12" GC Laredo!

Congratulations - but you now need to change your screen name to "gc4x2"
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-08-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,007
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Not Trail Rated

It adds skid plates, tow hooks, and drops 20" wheels down to 18" (much better for off-road.) It also changes the tires, but regrettably it still includes a street tire. [That subject has been...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-08-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,007
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Not Trail Rated

{Do "well" on trails - This message brought to you by the Society to Protect the Adverb}

Anyway ... There are all sorts of trails. Your first consideration should be your tires - street tires...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-06-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By netcoolery
Re: I have sold the Overland

IndyBob - Sorry that you're temporarily "WK2-less". Hope we see you back in the fold at some point. What was the other 4x4 you retained?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-04-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,829
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Illuminated Jeep logo Door Sill Guard

That is so far beyond ugly it defies description
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-04-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Help with wheel numbers

Congratulations on your new Laredo!

If you are already looking at the Tire Rack website, go ahead and give them a call. They are good people to work with and will be able to tell you which wheels...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-04-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,520
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Full Spare tire option has different tire on it.

I think the main reason it's a Kumho is that the tire is an odd size 245/65/R18. It's not as wide as the regular tires (probably so it can fit in the well.)

When I was getting ready to take...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-29-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Hooligan Behavior

Ah memories! I remember getting my first JGC - a 96 and driving it off the lot with the Jeep-supplied CD of tunes playing. Just a couple of miles later, I was dead-stuck in traffic on an arterial...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-28-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 28
Poll: Yay or Nay?
Views: 3,500
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Yay or Nay?

Way to go Moose!

Oh yeah - darn cute kid too.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,718
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Add "Trail Rated" Badge to GC Limited?

I think that the Quada-Trac II system will use the brake on that spinning wheel to prevent that. In the old days, you didn't have computer-controlled access to the brakes, that's why lockers or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,985
Posted By netcoolery
Re: The Dalai Lama Drives a WK2

:lol::lol:

OK - Did you know that walking around barefoot all the time gave Gandhi a lot of corns on his feet? Did you know that eating that onion-rich vegetarian diet made him frail with bad...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-24-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,636
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Invisible Mask for front of new jeep worth it?

I've been really happy with my 3M clear bra - did the front, the headlight wells, and the door edges. Professional installation is a must.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-24-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,166
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 2012 JGC gets 29 MPG??

Phoenix to LA is net downhill, but it's not "downhill" all the way. You climb a couple of small mountain passes in AZ, get down to near sea level when you cross the Colorado river, then climb again...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-23-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Happy 1 Year Anniversary!

It's been a year and two weeks for me. Still loving it! The extent of my "mods" is putting my jeepgarage.org decal on the rear side window.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-21-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By netcoolery
Re: OMG Impatient...

Congratulations! We'll look forward to the pics. I gotta tell you, I'm a year into mine and it's still a pleasure to go into the garage and jump in it!
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-20-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 730N in JGC overland question

IIRC - the older 730RER had an iPod-specific connector in the cubby. That was changed for the 430 and the 730RHR
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,513
Posted By netcoolery
Re: My Order Is at the dealer

The problem with a long test drive is that it might blow a deal on tire replacement. I was able to get full take-off credit for the Latitudes with a local tire dealer (arranged in advance) because...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,823
Posted By netcoolery
Re: 32 MPG Jeep V6 Pentastar?

Good points - except about the wheels. Back in the day, the wheels would have been steel. Alloy wheels are lighter. So although there's no question that cars are getting heavier, manufacturers...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,276
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Drag Coefficient

And while I'm pontificating - you'd be surprised how counter-intuitive some aspects of the drag coefficient can be. For example, on sub-sonic rockets and planes, parabolic noses have less drag than...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,276
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Drag Coefficient

Note that a lower drag coefficient does not mean less drag per se. The drag coefficient is a function of the body shape. Total drag is proportional to the drag coefficient AND the cross-sectional...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,301
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Alternative to a Grand Cherokee

Sniff... I love happy endings! :thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,728
Posted By netcoolery
Re: Cabin Air Filter Woes

'Course now that I think about it ... it all depends on what's on that salad :lol:
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