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Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-23-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,268
Posted By TimmyB
clicking noise, front drivers side.

I'm sure someone has the answer right away. I now have a click click click noise that appears to be coming from the front drivers side wheel. It occurs when im turning left, maybe even right, and...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-23-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,416
Posted By TimmyB
Re: How To: Build a False Cargo Floor in WK.

I'm searching for some ideas on making a fiberglass cargo side panel to stick my sub, anyone do it successfully?
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 11-23-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,728
Posted By TimmyB
Re: DIY Sub/False Floor

That came out great. I tried something similar but the sub I have is just too big to mount like that. Here's what I did.
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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-23-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,202
Posted By TimmyB
Re: My semi-new but used Alpine system install

To save some money why not build your own sub box. I made one for my 10w6v2, following JL's specs, out of 3/4" MDF and then grey carpet I bought at Walmart for 10 bucks that actually matches the...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-23-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Climate Control NO air output...Why?

So what exactly is the cause of the blower motor not working? I reread the post a few times and still dont grasp what exactly caused this issue.

I recently bought a used climate control module...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-23-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By TimmyB
Re: decent speakers

And remember you can always remove the aftermarkets and install them in any future car you get so save the stock ones. Thats what justified spending a little extra on my stereo gear in that hopefully...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 11-23-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By TimmyB
Re: decent speakers

I went all out and installed front and rear door components, amps, sub, and what I found is I only really needed the front door speakers and it sounds them same as having the rears running, unless...
Forum: Visual Modifications 11-23-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,317
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Swapping SRT8 Mesh W/Your Own Stock Grill Trim.

I really love how the SRT mesh looks, but since have seen some great write-ups from people making their own using a roll of mesh stock from Homedepot. I admit some I do not like, the ones where a...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-23-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Lowering Springs

I have the SRT8 Eibachs and luv them, evened it out perfectly. I dont think you can buy just the rears unless someone is selling them used, so while your at it slam it I say. Remember to upgrade the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-22-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Help hid

Does the bulb turn on when you have it all hooked up with the bulb out of the headlight housing? If so, try putting it in the housing while its still on and see what happens, very carefully and prob...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 11-22-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,626
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Leaking A-Pillar

Mine is leaking through the two small covers where the screws are located on the drivers side. I dont have a sunroof. I think its getting in from the roof rack screws, which I removed the entire roof...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 11-22-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,205
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Torn surround on a JL 10W6v2.

Old post, but did I mention I used Gorilla Glue along the torn area and it has been holding and playing perfectly ever since. Dam thats some strong glue.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,964
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Need your professional opinion for lowering a 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

You could always use hold down straps, put them through the coils of the springs then tighten down and lower it any height you want. They may break once in awhile so keep extras handy.
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2012, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,262
Posted By TimmyB
Re: 265/50R20 Photo Request

I dont have any pix with that size tire, I have 275/45/r20 on mine with srt reps and lowered on srt8 Eibachs. With the 45 size I think it looks good, if not maybe on the bigger end. If anything i'd...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-27-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,557
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Srt springs???

Def upgrade the shocks. I have the srt8 Eibachs and ended blowing ALL of the shocks within a few months. Easier to change them out while your doing the springs then having to do everything again a...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-27-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Whats up with replicas???

Like Scott said, you are missing the price difference. If the reps werent so cheap I doubt i'd spring for stock srt8 rims. I've already ruined three rep rims so far, two due to grinding against curbs...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-26-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,497
Posted By TimmyB
Re: 280/50/20 Hankook - Kumho Tire thoughts

No I didn't adjust it. I don't think the larger size makes that much of a difference unless I'm completely wrong. If the speed limit says 40, my speedometer will be around 40 and all the cars around...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-26-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By TimmyB
Re: srt reps in winter weather

I've had my chrome reps on since March 09 and haven't taken them off. We get a lot of snow around here and they salt heavily. I did NOTHING to clean them in winter and now the chrome appears to be...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-26-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,497
Posted By TimmyB
Re: 280/50/20 Hankook - Kumho Tire thoughts

Is that including shipping? Tirerack.com has both tires for about $540 for 4 not including shipping. I've gone on Tirerack.com to pick tires, print out the price quote, then have the local Town Fair...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 09-08-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,480
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Bad starter connection

Any luck? I just changed my starter on my 3.7 WK. It was such a pain in the balls, nevermind doing it on a gravel driveway. Reaching the two bolts was a project in itself, and had to buy a breaker...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 07-24-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,253
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Installed LEDs in Heater Control/Buttons

When I bought my WK none of my ac/heater lights worked and I thought because I had just a Laredo that it didn't come with lights. But I was wrong, and realized they were blown, which already stated...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-24-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,224
Posted By TimmyB
Re: AC Blowing Hot Air

If that doesn't fix it I have another idea. I had a 94 GC before and the ac and heater didn't seem to work. I ran the codes and it said the "blend door" was broken. It was the motor that opens and...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 07-24-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,224
Posted By TimmyB
Re: AC Blowing Hot Air

I did my ac refrigerant last year because of issues like you state. I went to Walmart and got a big can of refrigerant that has the hose and gauge with it. Plug it into your ac port and see where the...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 07-10-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 19,272
Posted By TimmyB
Re: V-Leds Coupon Code

I just ordered a few leds. I suggest calling and talking to to someone who works there and ask for 20% off retail. Be nice and polite and it works.
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 06-20-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,253
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Installed LEDs in Heater Control/Buttons

Good question. I never tried as I keep the setting on the brightest all the time. But I would guess that they would dim given there is a resistor attached and the led would act just like a filament...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 06-20-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,253
Posted By TimmyB
Smile Re: Installed LEDs in Heater Control/Buttons

I believe they would work, any led would work with the proper resistor and given the light output of the led is strong enough.

Someone just emailed me saying he installed 3mm leds and it doesn't...
Forum: Audio, Video, Navigation & Electronic Modifications 06-20-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,253
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Installed LEDs in Heater Control/Buttons

I have only done the HVAC lights and surrounding lights below the radio.
Forum: New Members - Welcome! 06-16-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 30
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Hi from Las Vegas

I know what you mean about the gas mileage. I had two GC V8's previously and got my current 3.7 thinking id save at the pump. But now im not so sure, since the gas mileage appears to be close between...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-16-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By TimmyB
Re: After Market HID kits

I should of elaborated on what I meant. Of coarse the quality is not always the same. I was saying that assuming that similar bulbs were installed. A bulb emits light outwards from all sides, and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-15-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By TimmyB
Re: After Market HID kits

I have xenon depot for low beams, since spring of 09. After installing I had a flickering problem with one side, but I believe it was due to a bad ground contact on my installation and fixed it. Now...
Forum: Visual Modifications 06-15-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Idea for the rear cargo area

The vinyl would also be easier to clean. I already have grease and oil stains on my carpet that wont come out.

Good idea about the straps. When I recently moved I had the back packed full and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-09-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,990
Posted By TimmyB
Re: After Market HID kits

I have Xentec for my fogs for over a year now with no problems. Under $40 shipped on Ebay. Id recommend them cuz they are cheap and do what they are meant to do. I would never spend more than forty...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-06-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Noob Question sorry I have searched.

You can always thank me with cash donations mailed to me. Haha.
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 06-06-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 13,655
Posted By TimmyB
Smile Re: HOW TO: Paint Your Calipers

I really think it is due to the cold temps during winter and/or the road salt. I was very particular to clean them off very well with the included cleaner and brake cleaner. Repainting them I removed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-06-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Noob Question sorry I have searched.

Then an aftermarket should fit. I was looking around thru posts and seems some people had trouble finding the actual install trim kit because its a newer year model GC. Also you might want to look...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 06-06-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Noob Question sorry I have searched.

Do you have a stock double din radio? If so and your changing to an aftermarket double din then you would just need the radio install kit. II don't know what a stock 2010 basic radio looks like, but...
Forum: New Members - Welcome! 06-06-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 38
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Greetings from MA!

Welcome neighbor, im in Malden MA. Let me know if you want help working on your WK, I love working on mine.
Forum: New Members - Welcome! 06-06-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 19
Posted By TimmyB
Re: new member from ma

Welcome neighbor. Im in Malden MA.
Forum: New Members - Welcome! 06-06-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 48
Posted By TimmyB
Re: New member from MA

Welcome to the site. I'm in Malden MA. If you ever need help with the install let me know. I have done a lot to my WK and have basically all the tools needed to work on it.
Forum: Visual Modifications 06-06-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,676
Posted By TimmyB
Re: Idea for the rear cargo area

Came out really good.

I had an idea. Instead of an actual tool box, make the false floor like I did and under the carpeted panels build different chambers and lay you tools flat. If you don't...
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