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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-23-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,406
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: First oil change some info and comments

Seriously doubt it, but you can for sure give it a shot. Who knows they might just do it. I was given the vehicle triggers the message when it needs new oil speech when I asked to have the TSB done.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-23-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,406
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: First oil change some info and comments

My change oil light came on at 3000 miles. I had them apply the PCM TSB to it and that fixed the issue. Oil life seems fine now. I would suggest you take it to the dealer so they load the latest...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-14-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,406
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: First oil change some info and comments

Just wanted to check back and let everyone know that after the flash was done to my PCM, the oil life seems to be working as it should. I did a reset after the flash. I've driven about 350 miles and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-29-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 21,406
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
So I did my first oil change at 3000 miles last...

So I did my first oil change at 3000 miles last weekend. I've driven about 250 miles on the new oil and the oil gauge reads 92% oil life which seems a bit off. I noticed the same on the factory oil,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-29-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I thought I had a rattle on my sunroof. Turned...

I thought I had a rattle on my sunroof. Turned out to be my rear plate making the rattle noise. Made a few adjustments to it and no more rattle. In the end I'm quite glad that was the issue and I did...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 03-15-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
In the end you should do what's gonna make you...

In the end you should do what's gonna make you feel the most comfortable when driving your GC.

I can tell you it's a nice tweak for the engine. Makes driving the GC more fun, especially if you...
Forum: 2015+ Jeep Renegade-BU 02-27-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 13,798
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: All-new 2015 Jeep BU

My vote for the name is the Jeep Laredo. With that said, it makes me wonder if Jeep plans on phasing out the Grand Cherokee Laredo or renaming the trim level to follow the other trims they now have....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-23-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I was actually never worried about the warranty....

I was actually never worried about the warranty. I seriously doubt they could detect that I had a chip on the truck. What made me think about it is that I can have a bit of a heavy foot when I drive....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-22-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Not yet. Still have it. Might even put it back on...

Not yet. Still have it. Might even put it back on if it is not gone in a few weeks. What's the worse that could happen.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-11-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
You bet bud!

You bet bud!
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-11-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
He has been working on Diesel engines for over...

He has been working on Diesel engines for over 10 years. Over the weekend I went to the shop he works at and he hooked the truck up to a machine. He did it both with the tuner and without. He said...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-10-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
For anyone interested, talked to a long time...

For anyone interested, talked to a long time friend of mine who is a diesel mechanic and well he got in my head about the tuner. So I have it for sale.

Was gonna return it but figured I could be...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 02-04-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
It been going pretty good man. I've driven...

It been going pretty good man. I've driven probably about 150 miles with the tuner on and it's like night and day. The engine feels more responsive and the turbo lag is al but gone. I'm def digging...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-29-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I'll be up there a few days. Hopefully I'll get...

I'll be up there a few days. Hopefully I'll get half way there at least in the days I'm up there.



It was pretty easy to install. Took about 5-10 minutes. Just be sure the engine is cold....
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-28-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Glad to hear I'm not alone! I actually have a...

Glad to hear I'm not alone! I actually have a trip planned to the GA mountains in the late spring to do some zip lining and see how good I am at walking the rope like your pics. Looks like an...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-28-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
The truck can for sure go over 100. I have taken...

The truck can for sure go over 100. I have taken it to a closed course and I was able to get up to 120.

But anyways I decided to buy it because I am a guy that likes to take risks. It's part of...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Horsepower will improve from 240hp to 276hp. But...

Horsepower will improve from 240hp to 276hp. But could produce up to 304hp. It will probably get between 276hp and 304hp.

Torque will improve from 420 lbs/ft to 467 lbs/ft. But could produce up to...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-27-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
So I got the chip express tuner today. 1 week...

So I got the chip express tuner today. 1 week from when they mailed it. Which I thought was pretty good.

I installed it a little bit ago and went for a test drive. My first impression is that the...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-21-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I could have totally misunderstood what I read...

I could have totally misunderstood what I read about the bluespark. If they have that on their site, then I would not worry about it one bit. And even if it was not the case, all these things come...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-21-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Thanks for all the great info. A computer flash...

Thanks for all the great info. A computer flash is out of the equation for me. I won't be taking that risk. And the bluespark is a bit of work to get the correct settings. Wish it came with preset...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-21-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
So I ordered the tuner over the weekend. Should...

So I ordered the tuner over the weekend. Should be getting to me sometime next week. I will report back once I have it installed.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-17-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I'm gonna see what he says about the issue he had...

I'm gonna see what he says about the issue he had with the bluespark. From reading some of the feedback from the others who are running the bluespark, seems like he was pushing the engine a bit too...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-17-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: Has anyone used Chip Express tuner?

I emailed them earlier today asking them just to confirm compatibility with our diesels and they said that it is configured for our trucks. They even sent me a coupon for 50 Sterling off. So that...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-17-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: Has anyone used Chip Express tuner?

The one that I linked to from my post is targeted to US customers. If you use their vehicle selector tool on the left hand navigation on their site, you get the option to pick the US spec ecodiesel...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 01-17-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,849
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Has anyone used Chip Express tuner?

I am looking into some of the different tuners out for the diesel. I want squeeze as much fuel economy as I can out of new overland. I have been reading the bluespark thread and seems very promising....
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-15-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
The best match was the 5000k ones. I will tell...

The best match was the 5000k ones. I will tell you it was kind of a pain to install the HID fogs as you need to remove the bumper since the kit I used used relays. I could not get the lights to stop...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-17-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: SRT headlights on 2014 Overland

The truck was kind of my guinea pig. I did try to install the color matched mirror and door handle covers nut they looked sloppy since some of the chrome could be seen, so i took them right off. I...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-09-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,672
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I would be frustrated with that too. Mine is not...

I would be frustrated with that too. Mine is not that bad. Only on/off behavior is when driving at low speed in shady areas. Hopefully they get it figured out.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-09-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,672
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
My headlights do the same on/off when I drive...

My headlights do the same on/off when I drive through the shade/cloudy area. However, this only happens when I'm driving on streets at low speeds. The behavior does not happen in the highway under...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-29-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I would try new relays. The one that would not...

I would try new relays. The one that would not turn off on mine, when plugged in directly to the OEM connector and no relay would flicker as you mentioned. I installed the new relay and they now work...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I have the Xtreme kit on mine. It has a 3 year...

I have the Xtreme kit on mine. It has a 3 year warranty. Mine came with relays so I'm guessing that is why it was covered. But good luck. Hopefully it is as simple as installing new relays.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
I have been having a similar issue where one side...

I have been having a similar issue where one side would not turn off. I would have to disconnect it from the battery or pull the fuse. Called KB and they said it was a bad relay and they are sending...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-19-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
HID fog light conversion - one side wont turn off

I purchased the Xtreme Digital HID Conversion Kit for the fogs on my 2014 JGC at the end of July from Xenon Depot. They had been working fine but yesterday when I got home the passenger side stayed...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-31-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Re: New to the forum - Quick Question about Headlights

I swapped out the overland headlights with the SRT ones on mine. You can take a look at this thread to see pics.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f110/dark-shadow-my-2014-overland-64596.html

The SRT...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-25-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Thanks all! And 2mad2bad you described the...

Thanks all!

And 2mad2bad you described the look I was going for. The SRT lights gave it the "perfect truck" look for me.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-25-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Dark Shadow. My 2014 Overland.

Finally got around to taking pictures of my truck. All I can say is that I love it. I have some mods on it. SRT headlights, SRT like taillights, and SRT gas, brake, and e-brake pedals.

A few shots...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-18-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
No worries man. I know how it goes sometimes. The...

No worries man. I know how it goes sometimes. The wording probably had something to do with it, but past history. And I have my fingers crossed it will get fixed when I take it Monday.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-17-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,820
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Thanks Steve, I appreciate it. I was not sure...

Thanks Steve, I appreciate it. I was not sure where the dash being scratched/dirty came from. Guess I forgot to detail my truck before the picture. But anyways, as you said, if they insist on it...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Headlights work the same as the ones I had on....

Headlights work the same as the ones I had on. It's all programming that makes them work differently on SRT.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-17-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,797
Posted By Dark_Shadow_GC
Not sure how that would work where it attaches to...

Not sure how that would work where it attaches to the fender. Srt fenders are very different from the overland. The fender trim is color matched and wider than the overland. You could maybe do a...
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