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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-21-2014, 05:05 PM
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Views: 393
Posted By abarbs30
Re: No power in 5th gear when towing a small raft..

More info request granted!

On I-70 headed West from Denver. Happens the most on the steep grade on the way up from Georgetown. The entire load (boat+trailer) can't weight more than 1,000 pounds,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-20-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By abarbs30
Re: No power in 5th gear when towing a small raft..

I'm guessing no one has experienced this?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-18-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By abarbs30
No power in 5th gear when towing a small raft..

I tow a 14ft raft on a small 12ft flat bed trailer. The last couple weekends while driving up hill in the mountains (Colorado 8,000-10,000 ft), I noticed something odd and troubling. While going...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

The more I put together the more it seems like they pulled the paint code off the truck, looked at the couple tints and chose one. Somehow there is alot of pearl in what they did and its either on...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

Thanks Adam - You insight is of huge help in this discussion. They matched the grey perfectly, my only problem is the size / amount of pearl in the paint. The factory paint doesn't show pearl in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-04-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

Thanks Scott - So you think they just added Pearl to the mixture even though it doesn't need it. I'm trying to figure out if I have them paint a test for me without pearl and I can hold it up to the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

Thanks Mandy!! Keep me posted


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-03-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

Took some pics yesterday. Its hard to get a good pic in the sunlight, but you can tell the difference in the flake for sure. The shop said it was the difference in their "pearls". Is there...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

I took some pics this morning and will get them up tonight. The difference in photos is pretty shocking!!!!

Are there multiple types of pearls/flake?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

I'm in central Denver, I'm happy to drive where ever I need to so that it's gets done right!

Interesting bit about the paint angles! I'll call insurance today to check options.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

Thanks for the reply, this is why forums are awesome! I figured they have their paint swatches, hold them next to the car and match it (which is what they said they were doing). They also said they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,380
Posted By abarbs30
2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

I wasn't exactly sure where to post this so I figure'd i'd start in the main forum. I have a Granite Crystal 2014 WK2. A couple weeks ago someone did me the huge favor of side swiping my car late...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-16-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,774
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Summit grill installed on my 14

Looks SICK! I love the billet.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 06-09-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Has anyone put a Big Sky Rod Box on a Wk2

This doesn't apply to 99.7% of the people on here, but just incase anyone fly fishes and has been looking at rod boxes for their Jeep. I went with the Big Sky Rod Box (Scorpion). This box requires...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,438
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Hail damage

I'm in Denver too, and lucked out with only 3-4 visible dents. Who are you guys going to see in Denver? I need to go get it checked out this weekend.
Best,
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-20-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 579
Posted By abarbs30
Has anyone put a Big Sky Rod Box on a Wk2

Looking for pics/experiences with the Big Sky Rod Box on a WK2. Wondering how much overhang there is on the front windshield and if there is noticeable wind noise or a large drop in MPG?

I've got...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By abarbs30
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-15-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,541
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Uconnect Software version 14.05.3. Up to date?

Ha! Just saw this thread and it confirms an issue that I've been having with Jeep off of Havana in Denver, Colorado. I've taken my 2014 in twice (over the last 2 weeks) to have them update the...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-05-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,761
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 14' Granite Overland JGC Build Thread

The wheels really complete the look. Looks like a much more badass version of the Altitude
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-10-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By abarbs30
New Jeep Concepts from Moab

Only one GC concept but some pretty interesting stuff Gallery Of All Six Jeep 'Concept' Off-Roaders At The Moab Safari...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-01-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 30,973
Posted By abarbs30
Re: MOFSTEEL's JGC Altitude OEM + Build thread

You can black out the taillights with black (instead of grey) from just for jeeps.. 2014 SRT8 Black Taillamp Bezels (http://www.justforjeeps.com/20srbltabe.html)
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-28-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,761
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 14' Granite Overland JGC Build Thread

Yeah I think black rims will make a big difference. Especially if you go with wider SRT8 Rims.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-28-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,761
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 14' Granite Overland JGC Build Thread

I really wanted to do this to my Granite Overland. But I think i'm now convinced otherwise... Sorry. Maybe the pics just don't do it justice. Maybe it needs black rims?
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-26-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 35,569
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland- Granite

I just like checking in to see what the next problem you encounter is, you seem cursed. I also get a good chuckle out of the bragging about what car to buy next for your 17 year old.. ...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-26-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,827
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee V6 Overland Gas Mileage

City driving in Denver with a K&N "CAI" I get 17. I'm usually in eco mode but do get a little aggressive behind the wheel after a long day at work.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-26-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,417
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Best roof rack for 2014 cherokee

I have this one too (thule aeroblades). It sits a little high, but minimal road noise. Looks pretty good, and is built very well.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-12-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

I skied a 26" dump (in 24 hours) 2 weeks ago... and it hasn't stopped snowing since. We have plenty of it out here this year!
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-12-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

You are awesome, thanks man! I'll make those tweaks this weekend and see what happens.

Thanks!
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-11-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

Guys, thanks so much for the explanation. It all makes sense now. I thought people were saying before that there was no way to do the system with out the LOC but I thought I found a way around it. ...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

Now we are just getting way over my head! Thanks for all the info. I'll looking into the posts you are suggesting. So the JL amp is able to read the signal off of the factory amp but it doesn't...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-10-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

Talked to my guy today and he told me that he has the JL Audio 900/5 running directly off of the factory amp. He soldered on RCA cables on the factory amp and ran those to the JL. I'm sure it is...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

The Overland did come with the "Alpine" speakers and the 8.4. They both come standard on the Overland. I still have the 8.4 just got rid of everything that is Alpine. It made a huuuuuuge...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 02-10-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By abarbs30
Full Audio System NO Line Out Converter

I took the jump this weekend and had my local installer finish my system.

I have a 2014 Overland (Alpine System).

I started a few months ago with a set of Focal 165 V30's in the front doors. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-24-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,454
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Bi xenon HID worth it? Building a 14

Worth it, don't question it just do it. Everytime I see one without it, it makes me smile and happy that I have them. The lighting is awesome, they look sick, can't go back to halogen.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-23-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,447
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 20" Nitto Terra Grapplers

Now that we are in the middle of winter. Does everyone still like the Nittos in the snow?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,345
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Question about 2014 GC Overland interior

I second this. If I was given the option, I'd go with the "copper" which isn't really copper at all. The color is fairly muted. When i've sat in GC's with the silver interior, the large amount of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 10,256
Posted By abarbs30
Re: Pay close attention on that walkthrough!!

Its so ridiculous that its kinda funny.. Hopefully they resolve that soon.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-17-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,574
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 2014 Overland... Rear-ended after 6 days of ownership

Same thing happened to me, but I had my hitch and ball on. The car that rear ended me took all the damage. Basically the ball went 2-3" deep into the front of the other car and it never got to my...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-02-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By abarbs30
Re: 14' Overland Billet Silver Exterior Modifications

Check out this thread. http://www.jeepgarage.org/f167/my-billet-silver-2014-gc-srt-build-thread-64491.html

Yes its an SRT8 but you can make it look pretty similar. He took a sick truck and made...
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