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Unread 03-13-2013, 08:01 PM   #6001
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Busy Busy Busy over the last two days!

Got get a first in person look at the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Also looked into some pricing and current financing options. PSH, can't afford. It is a beautiful vehicle and that 8-speed behind them Hemi is amazing! That baby ROLLS!



















Got the Jeep inspected today, apparently it is safe enough to drive on the Roads of Virginia! hahaha Had to swap the headlights as usual just to avoid any questioning.

Have not seen this look in awhile:




Rims: Been working pretty hard on these yesterday and today. Went from,
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Turned out pretty decent IMHO.

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Unread 03-13-2013, 10:37 PM   #6002
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I like your jeep with the stock headlights ...looks cleaner IMO

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Unread 03-13-2013, 10:49 PM   #6003
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Not the only one to say that haha. If my HID's crap out, ill probably go back to stock. But i need to get the clear lenses and not the amber ones.
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Unread 03-14-2013, 01:42 AM   #6004
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My take. Well you already know it but here goes. Your aftermarket headlights, because of some of the fixings and trimmings they have, distract from the flow/continuity of your front end. 04 laredo grilles are, as you know, my favorite Jeep grille and deserve to be the focal point, and those Laredo headlamp housings really flow with the front end styling. If you could get them with clear markers that would look rediculously awesome but otherwise your particular color does not seem to be bothered as much by the amber. Now on a white WJ with Laredo bumpers or a gold WJ with Laredo bumpers... Yeah those wouldn't stand a chance.
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Unread 03-14-2013, 06:31 AM   #6005
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My take. Well you already know it but here goes. Your aftermarket headlights, because of some of the fixings and trimmings they have, distract from the flow/continuity of your front end. 04 laredo grilles are, as you know, my favorite Jeep grille and deserve to be the focal point, and those Laredo headlamp housings really flow with the front end styling. If you could get them with clear markers that would look rediculously awesome but otherwise your particular color does not seem to be bothered as much by the amber. Now on a white WJ with Laredo bumpers or a gold WJ with Laredo bumpers... Yeah those wouldn't stand a chance.
I think it's because his housings are chrome ...and they just stick out too much (visually) plus the headlight design of those projectors they look like something outta I-robot .....somedays I don't like my projectors because they just chop up the look of my dub ....but then again I love the halos and the light output with my 10k hids and it's legal

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Unread 03-14-2013, 09:03 AM   #6006
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I think it's because his housings are chrome ...and they just stick out too much (visually) plus the headlight design of those projectors they look like something outta I-robot .....somedays I don't like my projectors because they just chop up the look of my dub ....but then again I love the halos and the light output with my 10k hids and it's legal

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If you Drop down to some 55w 4600s, I can almost guarantee you will see a massive improvement, your final temperature will be a cool white. I think they did a test out there somewhere and 35w 8k HIDs actually are less useful than the stock sylvania halogens mostly due to color rendering. With the higher color temperature the color rendering is decreased and the road absorbs the light more, especially when it is wet and rainy. My buddy had 6k 35w and they were pretty solid up until it rained.
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Unread 03-14-2013, 09:26 AM   #6007
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If you Drop down to some 55w 4600s, I can almost guarantee you will see a massive improvement, your final temperature will be a cool white. I think they did a test out there somewhere and 35w 8k HIDs actually are less useful than the stock sylvania halogens mostly due to color rendering. With the higher color temperature the color rendering is decreased and the road absorbs the light more, especially when it is wet and rainy. My buddy had 6k 35w and they were pretty solid up until it rained.
I had 8k and they were **** so I got the 10k and I can see alot better plus I like the blue

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Unread 03-14-2013, 06:55 PM   #6008
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Good job with those rims, Thumbsup!
That 2014 GC look sweet, its never ever coming over here with a Hemi
I also have my right upper ball joint all shoot, shhhhh, Will deff do both lower and upper while at it.
Would love to have my Jeep clunk free again, sh
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Unread 03-14-2013, 07:22 PM   #6009
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Thanks, I go them cheap and in terrible condition. I think I have done fairly well here!

If I were to get a 2014, I would get the diesel version hands down.

Yup, I saw that you had a bad ball joint, I want all 4 of mine replaced.
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Unread 03-15-2013, 07:32 AM   #6010
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If I were to get a 2014, I would get the diesel version hands down.
I'd get the SRT, duhhh. Although the new diesel is nice with the 8-speed auto.
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Unread 03-15-2013, 08:22 AM   #6011
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I'd get the SRT, duhhh. Although the new diesel is nice with the 8-speed auto.
They now all have an 8 speed auto. There is two different models of the 8 speed. The Chrysler and the German ZF based transmission.

Now that I'm awake...

845RE 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters (w/3.6L)

ZF 8HP70 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission with paddle shifters (w/3.0L diesel, 5.7L and 6.4L)
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Unread 03-15-2013, 09:11 AM   #6012
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Rims look good! What the heck is a Tuesday Morning?
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Unread 03-15-2013, 09:42 AM   #6013
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Rims look good! What the heck is a Tuesday Morning?
Thanks Chris, I figured I wasn't going perfection. In the end it is a rim and going to get trashed and beat on daily. But, they do look so much better haha. What about a Tuesday morning?
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Unread 03-15-2013, 09:46 AM   #6014
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I've never heard of a Tuesday Morning...
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Unread 03-15-2013, 09:50 AM   #6015
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I've never heard of a Tuesday Morning...
Ohhh OHHHH, the pictures weren't loading on mobile and I did not see that! To be honest I've got no idea what that is either!

Edit: apparently it is like a Bed Bath and Beyond. Never heard of it before. Haha
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