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Unread 08-29-2007, 03:59 PM   #61
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We do offer the Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited, don't forget.
ya that is true, the wrangler is nice but the unlimited just isnt my cup of tea

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Unread 08-29-2007, 04:01 PM   #62
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Unread 08-29-2007, 04:01 PM   #63
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I want to thank you guys for designing a Jeep with enough power/size to tow my Rubicon, yet keeps my wifes "cushy areas" heated in the winter. We absolutely love the ride quality on road, but I can't take it off-road.

I wish I had something good to ask, but the brake controller thing gave me an answer.

Ask the guy a cubicle over (the TJ engineer) about the fill plug clearance with the locker actuator on a Rubicon rear D-44. I measured it at less than .125 in with 15 lbs of torque.

Anyway thanks again, I will be towing the Rubi to IN this weekend, and my family of 4 are going to enjoy the ride there and back just slightly less than playing on rocks.

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Unread 08-29-2007, 04:03 PM   #64
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What is the largest tire size that can be fitted with out a lift?
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Unread 08-29-2007, 04:03 PM   #65
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what kind of transmission gearing is there (1st gear) across the various engines?
The 3.7L has a 3.59 first gear and the 4.7L/5.7L have a 3.0 first gear.
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First off, I hope I understand your question correctly. If my answer sounds far off of what you're looking for, please reply back.
Jeep Grand Cherokee and Commander have used CAN bus radios since 2005 MY. The Navigation radio (REJ) is used in 2005 - 2007MY and the new My GIG Navigation radio (RER) is used in 2008 MY. Both of these radios have the ability to mute Navigation feed back. The REJ radio provides a hard key mute button that mutes both radio and navigation. The RER allows you to mute the navigation using the system setup for audible feedback.
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Thanks for taking the time to respond but what I'm actually looking at is integrating aftermarket Bluetooth and Aftermarket Navigation with the factory head unit.

For example, other manufacturers have a "Mute" wire or at least a mute terminal on the head unit if the wire does not exist.

We've been unable to find this on the JK and I was wondering if we would be able to find this on the Commanders.
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Will adding a lift void the lifetime warranty?
Any damages to your Jeep that take place as a result of work performed anywhere other than an authorized Jeep Service Center using aftermarket parts will not be covered under your warranty.
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So if I am doing the things seen in the commercials, I will be ok as far as the warranty goes then?
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The 3.7L has a 3.59 first gear and the 4.7L/5.7L have a 3.0 first gear.
ok 1 more gearing question i promise, i keep forgetting one detail and cant edit my posts in here for some reason

what transfercase gearing is available? (trying to find a crawl ratio here )

are there multiple t-cases offered for the commander? or is it 1 common one across the board
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Unfortunately, there is not a factory installed electronic brake controller connector. There are two pig-tail wires (brake switch input and output to trailer lights) in the harness under the dash that you can use instead of cutting into a harness. (look left of the brake switch). Mopar part number 82210512 is a wiring harness jumper that you can plug into the back of your front power outlet to power up your controller and it has the standard blue connector for e/e trailer brake. Basically, plug in the jumper (right power outlet), there are two spare wires on the jumper and those connect to the dash harness. Follow the color scheme and all should go well.

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Don't you still have to initallize the trailer brake light relays with the STAR SCAN?
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I want to thank you guys for designing a Jeep with enough power/size to tow my Rubicon, yet keeps my wifes "cushy areas" heated in the winter. We absolutely love the ride quality on road, but I can't take it off-road.

I wish I had something good to ask, but the brake controller thing gave me an answer.

Ask the guy a cubicle over (the TJ engineer) about the fill plug clearance with the locker actuator on a Rubicon rear D-44. I measured it at less than .125 in with 15 lbs of torque.

Anyway thanks again, I will be towing the Rubi to IN this weekend, and my family of 4 are going to enjoy the ride there and back just slightly less than playing on rocks.

You think that clearance is tight - that's nothing!
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So if I am doing the things seen in the commercials, I will be ok as far as the warranty goes then?
No, you cannot drive your Commander under the ocean.

Obviously, some of our commercials are dramatizations.
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What was the reasoning behind using the 3.7L V6? I can sorta understand it being used in the WK, but the XK just seems too heavy for the 6 cylinder and with the same gas mileage, it just doesn't make sense to me.

Also, how different is the drag between the WK and XK? It seems like the aerodynamics would take a big hit but if you look at similar models (specifically the GM900 SUVs) they have pretty good drag characteristics.
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also related to the transfercase, are they using a slip yoke as seen on the XJ's 231/242 or have you guys switched to a doublecardon driveshaft for the rear with a fixed yoke?

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ok 1 more gearing question i promise, i keep forgetting one detail and cant edit my posts in here for some reason

what transfercase gearing is available? (trying to find a crawl ratio here )

are there multiple t-cases offered for the commander? or is it 1 common one across the board
Transfer case low range ratio is 2.72 for the NV245. The NV140 is a single speed transfer case.
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