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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Panic Alarms, has any of u ever used it?

Ive never actually used it while panicked.

Maybe the should change it to the 'locate' button.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-20-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Sahara Rims Went On Today

Well they've been on a while now. Ride is good, MPG seems unaffected. However, they really do come *very* close to touching the wheel well when the fronts are turned. They don't rub on level...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 09-29-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,189
Posted By JeepJunkie
Sahara Rims Went On Today

I really had nothing against the 17's on my base Laredo... but when I came across a set of five Wrangler Sahara wheels/tires with 12k miles on them (and *tons* of tread left) for just $400 I just...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-18-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Base Laredo Offroad

They're Yakima crossbars, used on my dad's 96 Grand Cherokee, been in storage for a decade. The towers, however, are brand new (I think theyre the 'Rail Grab' series) and were a gift (from my dad,...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-17-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,509
Posted By JeepJunkie
Just 3 Wheels On The Ground!

So I went to have some fun on this trail I know, and I kept stopping to take pictures (see them at http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=46218)

Well, at one point I hopped out to take a...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 08-17-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By JeepJunkie
Base Laredo Offroad

Well... sort of off-road. These are basically poser pics. Either way...

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx104/Scharles123/2012-08-15_17-08-10_836.jpg...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-26-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,302
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Goodyear Silent Armour

I ran the 32" R17s on my JK before I traded it for the WK2. Silent Armor is a great tire.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 07-13-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: tire rotation

That was me. Glad you resolved it... For me, out of sight, out of mind, I suppose.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=42961
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-13-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,128
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Air conditioning thoughts?

Sometimes it blows icy, sometime just cool. Seems to blow coldest under moderte acceleration or when cruising. Warmest at red lights. I would prefer icy all the time... It is a little...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-03-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,880
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: My girl shaved laying on the beach

Are those JK wheels on that YJ? I dig the custom plate btw.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,465
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: what is eco icon?

It's the icon that goes off when basically anytime you accelerate :)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 06-29-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,350
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Supercharger for 3.6 V6 in development

Isn't that a wash though because you have to use high-test gas instead of regular once you've got the supercharger? I think...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-20-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,276
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Was not getting Quadra-Trac II a mistake?

I'll be out driving around just for fun in the next blzzard with QT1 (whenever that is-- its 100 degrees out right now).
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-06-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,831
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Should this look so corroded?

Yeah, a few of the rims were sticking when I did my rotation: That was part of why it was such hard work.

As far as taking it back to the dealer, I purchased it used with 22,500 miles on it. Like...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-04-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,233
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: 2012 Spare Tire

I know the thread says "2012" but here is a picture of the spare from a 2011 Laredo E. I had it on as a placeholder so I could rotate my tires.

I have to say, this tire/wheel is scary small! It...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-04-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,831
Posted By JeepJunkie
Should this look so corroded?

Pulled my tires for a rotation this weekend (probably the last one I'll do myself, since that was a huge PITA). Anyway, what is this and why does it look so messed up? Is this normal? 30k miles on my...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-29-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 24,066
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: STUCK IN SAND with 4WD malfunction

First of all, kudos to you for taking your brand new Jeep out to play in the sand. :thumbsup:

How long were you out there for before it quit on you? I've only driven on the sand once, in a...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-29-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By JeepJunkie
Manually close rear hatch - does your glass "jump"?

Is it just me, or when you manually shut the rear hatch (I don't have that fancy power tailgate) does the glass window seem to jump open a bit.

I can't tell if it is just an optical illusion, and...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 04-21-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,151
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Floor Jack Lift Points

That's some useful information I've been looking for. I'll have to get under there and see if I can figure out the points you're describing. Thanks!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-04-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,891
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Hide-a-key solutions?

Even with a dead battery it is supposed to start the vehicle if you put it in behind the start button... so they say at least
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-01-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,318
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Custom push button mod

Thanks all for the positive feedback!!!

I've improved my technique by purchasing a punch tool, since the freehand cut was the weakest part of my original design. After months of use, my own...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-24-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,073
Posted By JeepJunkie
respect the 17s!

I've seen some hate for the base 17" wheels in other threads, but really they're not that bad! Besides, they're more unique in a way since the majority of WK2s I see aren't running them.

Just...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By JeepJunkie
Chrome Trim Loose!

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx104/Scharles123/photobucket-11284-1332604120876.jpg

The trim seems to have come un-stuck along my rear door. Come on...

As I'm not yet at 36,000 miles this...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-24-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,640
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Took the front air dam off, and ACC sensor

Someone needs to design a "stubby" type replacement that covers the radiator but still gives you the clearance.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-23-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,957
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Damaged Key Notice?

I just had the same thing happened. About 10 seconds after the Damaged Key message, the rest of the dash lit up and I was able to start it. I was really panicked and pissed for a minute though.
...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-17-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,042
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Westin Bull Bar Ordered

Hey Willir2 if you do have tow hooks that you're removing to install that bar, would you be willing to part with them and how much? That's my next mod...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 02-13-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,151
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Floor Jack Lift Points

I still don't feel confident in lifting this thing off the ground to get under it. I'm considering getting some ramps for the fluid changes, but for brake jobs that doesn't help.

Anyone want to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-19-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,756
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Buying a repurchased (lemon) vehicle? HELP!

The real deal-breaker here should be the numbers 4x2... I know everyone has different priorities, but IMHO you never know when that added traction might really come in handy! Either way, look...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-19-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,318
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Custom push button mod

Thanks but I don't think I'd do a better job than you could yourself. If you look really closely (in the picture and in real life) you can see it is imperfect because it was cut freehand-- doesn't...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-17-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By JeepJunkie
Has anyone copied the emergency key?

I'm thinking of making a copy of the emergency (metal) key and hiding it on the exterior or in my wallet in case the fob ever gets locked in accidentally, as I've read on this forum can occasionally...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 01-16-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,684
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Any of you WK2 owners have/had Wranglers?

I had a 98 Sahara and then an 07 X 2-door, both stock, both awesome in their own ways. The 98 was much faster, the 07 was bigger and smoother.

I miss them both. I traded to a WK2 because we've...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-14-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,318
Posted By JeepJunkie
Smile Custom push button mod

Don't ask me why I did this... but I really like it.

http://i746.photobucket.com/albums/xx104/Scharles123/photobucket-3244-1326584146349.jpg

I used silver metallic foil mailing labels from...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 01-10-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: 2012 Laredo E

I seriously doubt you would be able to do that... interesting question though.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-30-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,189
Posted By JeepJunkie
Center LATCH setup?

We are expecting in a few weeks and it is time to get that infant seat ready. I'd like it in the center seat for safety and also ease of access from either side.

Does anyone have experience using...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-28-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,123
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: DRLs or no DRLs?

Base Laredo (not X) so no bixenon headlighs here, aka no daytime running lights. edit: I guess no DRLs by default... As it seems members are having this enabled by dealer?

Anyway, If I feel the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-20-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,030
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Did you Buy or Lease?

Bought my Laredo 4x4 used with 23,000 miles on it. Was formerly an Enterprise rental vehicle, but it is in fantastic shape. Paid $23,400 for it.

I would have prefered a new one, of course, with...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 12-20-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 17,151
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Floor Jack Lift Points

That's what I want to know. You must lift from somewhere OTHER than the pinch points if you are planning on using jack stands to support the vehicle. So where is the right spot?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,929
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Wrangler silent armor vs Bridgestone dueler at revo 2

I can't speak to the Bridgestones, but I had Silent Armors on my recently traded Wrangler.

They handled well in snow, looked good, and despite what I had read prior to buying them had no...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-16-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,963
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: What options on your GC did you discover weeks after?

Until reading the manual:

I had no idea about the auto windows down via fob (press unlock then press/hold). Too bad it is 30 degrees outside...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-16-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,599
Posted By JeepJunkie
Re: Can I go Offroad without the Offroad package?

Short answer: yes, you can take it off-road.

Not so short answer: I would think twice about getting out on any kind of trail without at least one recovery point (hitch package would work)...
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