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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,345
Posted By Sherif
Re: HEMI Badge - Gonna add one to the 2014

The same badge, removed the tape residue from the back with GooGone and washed it thoroughly with hot water then dried it and cut some 3M double tape to match its oval shape and reinstalled it.

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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,345
Posted By Sherif
Re: HEMI Badge - Gonna add one to the 2014

No need for heat gun, just do it on a sunny day and use some GooGone with dental floss or fishing line.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,345
Posted By Sherif
Re: HEMI Badge - Gonna add one to the 2014

My Overland badge was on the right side and I removed it and reinstalled it on the left side
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-31-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,345
Posted By Sherif
Re: HEMI Badge - Gonna add one to the 2014

IMO it's too small and I personally prefer not to put the HEMI and 4x4 badges on the same side, here's mine..
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 711
Posted By Sherif
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit (New Owner)

Congrats! Summit wheels are polished aluminum but they are clear coated just use your car soap and water or if that didn't work, use dedicated wheel cleaners (non-acidic) or any good APC (clear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-27-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Sherif
Re: Liftgate release button missing - new key fob

They said this is the one they got from Mopar but they'll check again to find out why it's different.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-27-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Sherif
Re: Liftgate release button missing - new key fob

I know and it's the same part number I got from my dealer!!


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-27-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Sherif
Re: Liftgate release button missing - new key fob

Thanks for the reply..
No label and no tactile feel when I press it, donno if this means only the contact piece is not there or this liftgate function is completely removed from that new fob?!
I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By Sherif
Liftgate release button missing - new key fob

Just got the Remote Start installed in my 14 JGC Overland yesterday, it's Middle East Export model so it didn't come with Remote start in the beginning but just became available so I took the Jeep to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Sherif
Re: Remote start activation

My dealer charges $460 for the key fob + activation, but I think it's too much! So wanted to know how much dealers in other countries charge for activation?


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 275
Posted By Sherif
Remote start activation

My 14 JGC Overland (Export Middle East) came without remote start, it's available now but the dealer price here is around $460 !! While the price for the key fob piece only is $260 on almost all jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-19-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,287
Posted By Sherif
Re: How often do you clean your ride

Wtf!! What a ripoff!! And btw there's no need for multiple layers of Opti-Coat! Guys it's not that hard to apply, I have no experience in detailing and I Opti-Coated my JGC myself!



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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-14-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,760
Posted By Sherif
Re: HELP!! Meguiars Tire Shined Stained My Painted Trim!!!

Just use water based tire gel; I never had any sling issues with such products like Zaino Z16 or Optimum Opti-Bond, both are water based gel type, not spray, and they become dry to the touch in a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-10-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,287
Posted By Sherif
Re: How often do you clean your ride

Never tried Adams, but I know Chemical Guys have great shampoos I personally tried honeydew and citrus wash & gloss, their V07 detail spray is great as well..
For MF towels, I got some nice quality...
Forum: Detailing 04-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Sherif
Re: Wheel Wells WK2

I use some APC like Optimum Power Clean with Mothers Fender Well Brush, putting QL on offroad1 or 2 would help if the wells are really filthy...
Recently I started coating everything on my JGC to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-22-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,545
Posted By Sherif
Re: 2014 GCs that have steering shimmy over 60MPH

Several visits to dealer, balancing, rotating, replacing all tires with new ones, road force balance.... nothing worked!
Looks like I'll have to live with this SH!T for a couple of years till I...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-20-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By Sherif
Re: Factory Panel Defect

I noticed 2 similar or maybe smaller "pimples" on my JGC while I was detailing it last week, haven't noticed them since I got it 5 months ago!! maybe because it was squeaky clean that day and I was...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-06-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 12,545
Posted By Sherif
My dealer tried regular wheel balancing (not road...

My dealer tried regular wheel balancing (not road force because they don't have one in their workshop) many times and changed all the tires with new ones from the same brand (kumho) but I still have...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-05-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,432
Posted By Sherif
Re: I almost left my GC on all night.

I left my '14 Overland V8 on for more than an hour but it was locked and the key fob was in my pocket, it was very hot when I got back (AC was off) but nothing bad happened... lesson learned, make...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-28-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,369
Posted By Sherif
Sonax wheel cleaner Full Effect is a great...

Sonax wheel cleaner Full Effect is a great cleaner and available locally in Ramy 4X4, I even got one from Emarat petrol station for AED35 :)
After thoroughly cleaning your wheels, you better seal...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,465
Posted By Sherif
Re: 2014 Rear tow hook?

Is it easy to check it myself? put the QL on Off-Road 2 and check under the rear bumper or where should I see it?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,465
Posted By Sherif
Re: 2014 Rear tow hook?

I'm not 100% sure because I don't trust what those idiots at the dealer workshop say :)
I heard the wiring harness is there by default on all 2014 models but donno if this applies to GCC build or...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,465
Posted By Sherif
Thanks Marlon for trying to help :) We have 2...

Thanks Marlon for trying to help :)
We have 2 dealers in UAE, one told me the tow hook can't be installed coz it's interfering with the gas tank! The other said coz of the quadra lift! They seem to...
Forum: Detailing 02-06-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,101
Posted By Sherif
I'm using their interior stuff only and they are...

I'm using their interior stuff only and they are great.. Also read lots of good reviews on the sealant and wax, I guess the BlackIce wax is better for dark colors
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-28-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Sherif
Thanks Snuke

Thanks Snuke
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-28-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By Sherif
Trailer Tow Wiring Harness

Hi All,

I have a '14 Overland 5.7L with QDII, QTII and QL and it's an export model for middle east, it came without trailer hitch receiver and by checking my build sheet I found this line "AHCP...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-25-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,993
Posted By Sherif
Re: New molded running board

Mopar Part # 82212685AB
Google it and you'll get many results of sellers & prices
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,465
Posted By Sherif
Re: 2014 Rear tow hook?

I don't have it on my Overland and when I checked my build sheet found this line "AHCP Trailer Tow Prep Group" but I don't have the tow bar (hitch receiver)!
I don't need the hitch receiver but I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-23-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,993
Posted By Sherif
Thanks for the detailed reply :) My dealer...

Thanks for the detailed reply :)
My dealer quoted approx. 900$ installed! That's the discounted price and it's a bit cheaper than the other dealer (only 2 dealers in my city).. No other choices for...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,993
Posted By Sherif
They look good! Wanna get them soon and Hope they...

They look good! Wanna get them soon and Hope they are as sturdy as the tubular ones or rock rails..
Are they wide enough to actually use as a step and protect the door from stupid parking lot door...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-15-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,287
Posted By Sherif
Re: How often do you clean your ride

Right now I have Zaino sealant on my jeep and use Z7 wash and Z6 QD but I'm switching to Optimum, already bought the coatings Opti-Coat 2.0 and Opti-Glass with other products to prep the paint (ONR,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Sherif
I have the 20s with kumho tires (not good tires...

I have the 20s with kumho tires (not good tires for sand or any kind of off-roading I think), deflated to 17psi before going into sand.. Started off on sand mode and QL on off-road 1 then raised to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Sherif
Dealer said it's not normal wear and probably...

Dealer said it's not normal wear and probably caused by jeans or something in my pocket so no warranty claim but they will try to help finding someone to retouch it or repair it..
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-12-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Sherif
Re: 14 Overland leather

Thanks Snuke
I'm sure it's not the cleaner, already used it a few times with no problems at all it's non acidic water based so it's not harsh and even though I'm using it carefully by spraying it on...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-12-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By Sherif
14 Overland leather

So last Friday I had some fun going on a 2 hours off-road trip in sand dunes, I'm happy my JGC did very well and impressed all other off-roaders with Wranglers (was my first time on sand) :)
Now...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Sherif
Re: high temperature while idling

Thanks TurboRush, padgett and Gary3000
I was thinking of removing the engine cover to help reducing the temp, I've seen people removing it and even cutting ventilation hole in the hood! how about...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-07-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,287
Posted By Sherif
Re: How often do you clean your ride

lots & lots of things to do in the UAE :) but I enjoy taking care of my new Jeep and don't mind spending a couple of hours every week to do that and keep it clean & shiny :thumbsup:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-07-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Sherif
high temperature while idling

Hi everyone,
Every time I stop my jeep and keep it idling for a few minutes (5 or 10 max.) i notice the engine coolant temp. pointer jumps to the middle of the gauge and oil temp. reaches 225 or...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-06-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,287
Posted By Sherif
Re: How often do you clean your ride

1 good wash every weekend (rinse, foam, rinse, clean wheels & tires first with their dedicated cleaners & brushes, normal 2 bucket wash the whole car with 2 mitts, final rinse & sheeting, dry with...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 01-06-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,054
Posted By Sherif
Re: Quick Shots of my JGC

Thanks Ed, let me know if you decide to visit Dubai anytime :)
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