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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Car seems pretty solid right now, no real clunks. However, it was pretty good with the 2nd set of shocks I had them do. I will report back here as time progresses.

I just had the dealer do these...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-18-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Well here I am getting the rear upper shock...

Well here I am getting the rear upper shock mounts done via tsb. Naperville IL CJDR. I asked the service writer if I could go get some pictures while it was up on the lift. Of course not. I'm thirty...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-16-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Great question. I believe, unfortunately, that a...

Great question. I believe, unfortunately, that a permanent fix is still unknown. I'm going to have the upper shock mounts replaced Saturday. We shall see.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-16-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,390
Posted By tuned8e
No, different size housings which will leave a...

No, different size housings which will leave a Noticeable gap. Someone on the forum did this upgrade, just search for it
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-09-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Bilsten 24-225427 is what came up for 2012 Laredo 3.6
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-03-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

I have an appointment to get this TSB done on my 2012 Laredo on the 18th
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-30-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,181
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Side Roof Rack Rails - NEED HELP PLEASE..

Not that I could see. Do you mean front to back or side to side? Front to back I wing it, then I adjust when I put my snowboard racks on with my snowboard to ensure I have my bindings on my snowboard...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,390
Posted By tuned8e
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-26-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,390
Posted By tuned8e
Forum: NorthCentral 09-23-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 7,965
Posted By tuned8e
Re: The Chicagoland Jeep Meet Thread !

hey guys just checking in

f1anatic led me here. I live downtown, might have to meet up sometime.

I have a White 2012 WK2 Altitude - couple mods nothing crazy.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-23-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Sorry to hear. I stand by my Jeep even with the issues I have had. Love it.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-22-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By tuned8e
Another 77-1560KTK K&N CAI installation

Just chiming in with my 2 cents

K&N 77-1560KTK installed on my 2012 Grand Cherokee Laredo Altitude

Sounds absolutely amazing with the 3.6 - really surprised. Butt dyno feels faster.
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 36,817
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Rearend or rear suspension clunk/creak

Looks like I'm late to the party

I have a 2012 Grand Cherokee Laredo / Altitude and I have had my rear shocks replaced twice now. I just learned about the TSB and started a separate Thread called...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By tuned8e
Re: TSB 17-002-14 : Upper Shock Mount Replacement: Who has had this done?

Thanks for the link. Nice to know I'm not the only one. What a mess. :eek:
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-21-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By tuned8e
Re: TSB 17-002-14 : Upper Shock Mount Replacement: Who has had this done?

http://thepoliticalcarnival.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/bueller-anyone.jpg
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,415
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Painting the fender flares and bumpers on a 14 limited

painting them black would actually be pretty sick
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,571
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Aftermarket LED tail lights - please show interest

I find it pretty lame no wk2 after market tails exist yet. (I believe we are on the same page here)

If you go on ebay for shits and giggles there are a zillion after market units for previous...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-19-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,415
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Painting the fender flares and bumpers on a 14 limited

Am I the only one who likes the contrast of the un-painted flares?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-19-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By tuned8e
TSB 17-002-14 : Upper Shock Mount Replacement: Who has had this done?

Guys

I see TSB 17-002-14 was released 7/1/14 which is for the replacement of the upper shock mounts.

I have a 12 Laredo Altitude and I have had my rear shocks replaced under warranty 2 times...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-10-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 24,181
Posted By tuned8e
Nice! Looks good glad I could help

Nice! Looks good glad I could help
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 09-10-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,189
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2013 White Altitude build. ATTITUDE!

Tussle - let me know if you ever sell those wheels
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-05-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Water in battery box after rain & car washes...

wow. hope you got that sorted. sounds like someone was showing up half awake to their job at the assembly plant
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-14-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Thanks man! I am too. Still not completely perfect lenses on the headlights but it's not the end of the world.

Now I have to get matching temperature fog lights :D
...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 08-13-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

alright guys sorry for the delay

Most of you probably lost interest in this thread

My Jeep was at the dealer getting the sunroof fixed then I was out of town - but I finally got around to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-28-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

thanks dude!




thanks man! I agree


I got my care package from Jeep_addicted today , man - this is a great quality product complete with morimoto resistors (I believe thats what in line)
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-27-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Well fellas - today was fun. A nice fun day of wet sanding and polishing.

My buddy and I ended up wet sanding down from 320 up through 5000. Yes, 5000. Apparently they make that. We then used a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Thanks again buddy. Sunday is d day. At autozone...

Thanks again buddy. Sunday is d day. At autozone picking up an arsenal of sandpaper.

43030

Gives me 320,400,600,800,1000,1500,3000,5000 grits then I'll use meguiars plastx polish



43032
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

You are a great wealth of knowledge and I appreciate it.

Let me ask you a question

If I were to simply wet sand from say.... 400 (+/- 100 grit) all the way up to 2500 grit. If I cannot find...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-25-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

You are the man!

I wish you were local I would have you do them, I still might to be honest


You have at the very least given me hope on this. I have been getting shot down by body shops - I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Right, that was my absolute last resort only...

Right, that was my absolute last resort only because the diy hid upgrades I have seen for wk2s seem to have not simply tossed in the oven but had to dremel tabs to split the two pieces
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

Welp

This has been brutal. Got the headlights back from a body shop today who went ahead and wet sanded up to 2500 grit. The paint is gone alright but now I have lenses with scratches all over...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-24-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

I will! I want to do a nice writeup actually. Thanks again for getting those out so quickly. Sounds like the body shop might have these headlights stripped of the painted on tint tonight - :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
With regard to some comments on this thread on...

With regard to some comments on this thread on horns mounted in front of the radiator inhibiting air flow : I would not be nervous about that as the surface area being blocked is minimal. If you do a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-22-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,279
Posted By tuned8e
Re: 2012 SRT Bixenon on a 2012 Altitude

haha trust me. Took me 2 years to pull the trigger on these units. Finally got a good deal on eBay.

I dropped these off at a body shop today to have them stripped

He's going to wet sand, buff...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

haha. The kit I installed would build up to 150 psi then hold

This isn't going to explode like shooting a propane bbq tank would.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
Clean install!

Clean install!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/2727748211/c3d0981ae770f926eedf4eda7505b006.jpeg

literally anywhere. probably easiest behind passenger side headlights facing downward towards street. You...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

oh, and regarding the air intake - we ended up doing a cold air intake on this truck
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

the horns pointed down once installed but you can see where I mounted the tank
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-22-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,497
Posted By tuned8e
Re: Train Horn Install - Anyone??

It's your lucky day I was able to dig up some old pictures of the install - I can send more later when I'm not at work

Again - keep in mind this is a Ram 1500
...
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