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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-22-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By mot250
Any driver that is paying attention to the road...

Any driver that is paying attention to the road should be able see far enough down the road to see an oncoming vehicle on a clear day for over a mile (if the road is straight enough and flat enough)...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,696
Posted By mot250
If the recommended per the maintenance schedule...

If the recommended per the maintenance schedule is in fact 128k then I agree...money grabbing scam.

I took one of my non-jeep vehicles to a non MOPAR service and heard the "trans fluid needs to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By mot250
You may not notice them come on as the "Smart...

You may not notice them come on as the "Smart Beam" technology turns them on slowly. For this reason, as well as they turn off on me on rural roads when I come upon a highly reflective street sign,...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By mot250
If I rode a bike regularly I'd be pissed off...

If I rode a bike regularly I'd be pissed off royally about all of the cars on road running DRLs or otherwise running headlights on in the daylight as I'd see it as making my single motorcycle...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-21-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,798
Posted By mot250
DRLs are not required by law in the USA and the...

DRLs are not required by law in the USA and the Jeep does not have any warning indicators to tell a driver they are not functioning so, though you did say "stranger things have happened" I'd fight...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 11-13-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,535
Posted By mot250
The dealer near where I work charged me $13 for...

The dealer near where I work charged me $13 for the Mopar filter and it didn't come with a new gasket. The next one I got from the AMSOIL website (when I also ordered the oil) was a WIX filter for...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-13-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,307
Posted By mot250
Yes, these new ones have good sound deadening but...

Yes, these new ones have good sound deadening but that only helps when the windows are not open.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-11-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By mot250
Has anyone noticed their doors unlocking when...

Has anyone noticed their doors unlocking when hitting your GC door handles with a stream on water while washing the Jeep with your keyfob in your pocket?

I'm not touching the door handles or any...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-11-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,608
Posted By mot250
Is there a way to lock out the automatic...

Is there a way to lock out the automatic aerodynamic ride height adjustment (approx 1/2 inch drop). I was thinking that for snow driving I wound not want to have the GC lower to the aero ride height.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-11-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By mot250
I see the opposite in mileage being worse on...

I see the opposite in mileage being worse on rural roads when in sport mode as sport mode delays the upshift when you get to a constant speed. However, I like the feel of the lower ride height and...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 11-11-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,307
Posted By mot250
I agree. I had them on an 05 Hemi GC. Great in...

I agree. I had them on an 05 Hemi GC. Great in winter but they were a bit noisy on dry roads once it warmed up and I drove around anywhere with he windows open.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By mot250
As a matter of fact, I'd love to disconnect my...

As a matter of fact, I'd love to disconnect my airbags.

There has not been any good data that shows that airbags used with seat belts are that much better than seat belts alone. In fact, all...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-27-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By mot250
Two points. On one size fits all; then we...

Two points.

On one size fits all; then we should just all be forced to take the bus. There will always be someone out there to that will do something stupid with what is available, no matter how...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-26-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,964
Posted By mot250
What kind of glue did you use to affix the disc...

What kind of glue did you use to affix the disc from the PANIC button to the flipper glass position? I, too was disappointed that this feature was dropped for the 2012 (and some late 2011) models.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-11-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By mot250
I still say DRLs are dumbing down the driving...

I still say DRLs are dumbing down the driving population. Let the losers who don't know how to manually turn on their headlights succumb to the laws of natural selection.

DRLs have distracted...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-10-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By mot250
Wait... Dealer may have been right DRLs are dumb....

Wait... Dealer may have been right DRLs are dumb. :-)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-09-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 28,088
Posted By mot250
I found out that my rear view mirror doubles as a...

I found out that my rear view mirror doubles as a street sign blocker because the arm on the back no longer incorporates a double ball joint. And I'm not really tall, only 6 ft. If I were, say 6'4"...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-09-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,036
Posted By mot250
I'm on the other side of te fence on DRLs. I...

I'm on the other side of te fence on DRLs. I didnt want them but erroneously figured i could disable them via the EVIC as i could on my 05 limited, 09 Challenger and 09 Town And Country. But nope. ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-09-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,788
Posted By mot250
There is no reason not to switch to synthetic...

There is no reason not to switch to synthetic right away. There is no break in oil in these engines and the break-in period according to the manual is only 500 miles. Anything else a dealer tells...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-08-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,788
Posted By mot250
Dealer told me I could not get a Grand Cherokee...

Dealer told me I could not get a Grand Cherokee Overland with 18 inch wheels until I showed them the OR package on Overland so I'd say dealers do not know everything.

The owners manual I got...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-06-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By mot250
...I mean...how fast you can go before the height...

...I mean...how fast you can go before the height drops from the raised settings.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-06-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,583
Posted By mot250
Other than the silly nanny settings/limits the...

Other than the silly nanny settings/limits the factory saddles it with, nope.

By that I mean the restrictions on how fast you can go in the raised settings.
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-26-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,403
Posted By mot250
As Fundguy stated, it doesn't take a lot of...

As Fundguy stated, it doesn't take a lot of pressure to cause the gate to reverse itself, either opening or closing.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-25-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,892
Posted By mot250
How is being ranked 13th out of 16 (for 20 inch...

How is being ranked 13th out of 16 (for 20 inch tire sizes) "so-so"? That rank sounds pretty sucky to me. The ranking for 17 inch sizes be vary if the OP has a Laredo with 17's.

I've had the...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-25-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,403
Posted By mot250
Opening it accidentally into the inside of a...

Opening it accidentally into the inside of a garage door, light post in a parking lot, another vehicle, or anything you park too close to (or that later parks too close to you) would suck but I think...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-24-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,375
Posted By mot250
Weirder still as that when my driver 2 sat...

Weirder still as that when my driver 2 sat presets disappear, it is only after my wife drives it using driver 1. I was thinking she was messing up.

And while the sat preset stations are gone,...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-23-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,403
Posted By mot250
If you find a way, great but please, please,...

If you find a way, great but please, please, please don't tell Jeep/Chrysler/MOPAR that there's a good reason to do so or they might remove the power liftgate function like the removed the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-15-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,392
Posted By mot250
In my 3.6 v-6, I've noticed that part of the...

In my 3.6 v-6, I've noticed that part of the Sport Mode program seems to hold the transmission in 4th gear longer even after a constant speed has been reached. Delaying the shift to 5th gear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-14-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By mot250
here are some pictures of mine with the full...

here are some pictures of mine with the full engine cover removed during a filter change. These are all with the used filter. It snaps out of the top part of the housing and a new filter snaps back...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-14-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By mot250
Oh, yes. The v6 oil filter is on the top and the...

Oh, yes. The v6 oil filter is on the top and the filter media is removable from the canister.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-13-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By mot250
V6 Overland Sport Mode question

Does Sport Mode change the transmission shift points? I seem to be noticing that the trans is holding in 4th gear longer when in Sport mode.

Is that it's way of making it feel more responsive? ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-13-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By mot250
You mean the plastic engine "beauty" cover (I've...

You mean the plastic engine "beauty" cover (I've always thought those were silly)? Just yank the whole thing off for an oil change, dint mess with that small round access cover directly over the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-13-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By mot250
Looks like a Laredo ? Do they act differently...

Looks like a Laredo ? Do they act differently than the Limited and Overland?
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-12-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 17,885
Posted By mot250
I got his from another DRL disable thread in...

I got his from another DRL disable thread in these forums... The two on the right in this photo

http://img.tapatalk.com/ad16f836-9a69-6f3f.jpg
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 04-12-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,028
Posted By mot250
I'm in Northern IL and I can second Justal13's...

I'm in Northern IL and I can second Justal13's low E10 to E85 price differentials. I don't care what the average country or regional price dufferemtials are posted on websites. What I actually see...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-12-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,498
Posted By mot250
Do any of these suggestions make the leather on...

Do any of these suggestions make the leather on the 2012 Overland (and other models with leather, I presume) make the leather feel less dry?

I like Lexol leather cleaner followed by Lexol leather...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-12-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,484
Posted By mot250
http://img.tapatalk.com/ad16f836-634f-63bb.jpgI...

http://img.tapatalk.com/ad16f836-634f-63bb.jpgI have not used the fumoto quick valve but based on looks and experience with the Fram Sure Drain, I'd get the Fram product over the fumoto. The Fram...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,095
Posted By mot250
Does Canada use 10% Ethanol in gas? Or varying...

Does Canada use 10% Ethanol in gas? Or varying degrees of other Emissions reducing additives decreed by the equivalent of the US EPA? If not, that would also add to better Canadian MPG...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,095
Posted By mot250
I hate to be nitpicky but cars of that era were...

I hate to be nitpicky but cars of that era were bigger, not heavier. Case in point: I have a 1967 full size Ford Galaxie that (seats 5 with front buckets, 6 if a front bench) weighs under the UHaul...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
Posted By mot250
Does snow mode automatically drop to Aero mode...

Does snow mode automatically drop to Aero mode height?

My guess is the speed limit heights for level one are more to do with CAFE than specifically with vehicle high speed stability.

I also...
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