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post #1 of 13 Old 08-07-2013, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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I just wanted to introduce myself as a new member to the forum.. I bought my first Jeep 2010 Grand Cherokee Limited S w/ Hemi.. I traded in a Trailblazer SS.. I been reading the forum for a few days , alot of info and help here.. No mod's done to the Jeep yet except for a Super Chip that will be installed once received.. I ordered it from a forum member here.. Looking forward on getting advice and maybe give some as well


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post #2 of 13 Old 08-07-2013, 07:43 PM
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Welcome!!! If you need any inspiration for mods look at the build list sticky! Alot of great builds! Definitely check out Omelet's build thread he has alot of amazing work and some custom mods!

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post #3 of 13 Old 08-07-2013, 08:11 PM
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Welcome to the family! looking forward to another WK build

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Welcome and congrats on the new purchase. What are you planning for the wk? Off road or street?

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Welcome! You will find this forum has great people and is a tremendous resource for tips, tech info and great ideas!

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post #6 of 13 Old 08-08-2013, 09:54 PM
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Welcome to the WK! You'll enjoy the Superchips.

Only a matter of time before you begin the modifications - especially if you spend any time here in JF.

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Welcome and congrats on the new purchase. What are you planning for the wk? Off road or street?
Mostly street... I would like to try some off road eventually.. I am more of a street person...
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Well the Superchip didnt work in my truck I sent Superchip the files they needed and after a couple of days I called them for the fix and they told me I have to wait for a phone call.. I called back the next day they told me maybe 2 weeks I would have an answer and were really rude. I had it returned and ordered a Diablo inTune, after trying it for 2 hours it didnt work and got stuck in the loop of rebooting.. I called Diablo and in 5 minutes it was unlocked and the car took the tune... It did wake it up a bit but the transmission still wasn't right. I contacted Sean at Hemi fever about my concerns in an email. Today he responded and said he could help me. I paid for the tune and within a couple of hours he sent me a 93 Octane custom tune. I installed the custom tune and let me tell you this truck is running awesome , and the transmission is spot on. I just installed this morning a K&N Cold Air Intake. Sean at Hemi Fever is awesome I highly recommend him. He asked me to also send a log with certain PID's so he can see how the Jeep is running. Even though the Jeep isnt my Trailblazer it still has the power I expected out of this Hemi. Now I am totally satisfied that I bought it..
Note: Superchip still hasnt called about the tuner its been 2 weeks.
I think Diablo is the way to go even if you dont get a custom tune.
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So the only thing you have is a Diablo custom 93 octane tune?

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So the only thing you have is a Diablo custom 93 octane tune?
Actually No .. Sean had to make a new 93 Tune from scratch.. The Diablo didnt have a 93 tune option for my year
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post #11 of 13 Old 08-25-2013, 07:57 AM
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Why would you ever trade a TBSS for a WK?!
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post #12 of 13 Old 08-25-2013, 08:20 AM
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Actually No .. Sean had to make a new 93 Tune from scratch.. The Diablo didnt have a 93 tune option for my year
Gotcha, I was confused. They threw you a bone and gave that tune as a bonus.

When I got my SC I had to do some fenagling to get it to upload into my Jeep. I can't remember exactly what the deal was but it was something like a G4 error message and I had to work w/ SC rep but they were on it and I was on it and it got resolved in a day or so.




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It was a G-3F error message and here is a link to the thread in which I ran through the fix:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/s...58/?highlight=

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Why would you ever trade a TBSS for a WK?!
The Trailblazer was awesome, but the mileage was making in depreciate and also it was terrible in the snow.. I needed something that would get me home in 3-5 inches of snow 38 miles in less than 6 hours. So I figured this Jeep would do it.. I hope I am not disappointed..Yes the Trailblazer was AWD but in the slow it was really bad. I even but on Blizzacks an still had a hard time staying on the road
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