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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Bilko
My background is in electrical and electronics...

My background is in electrical and electronics engineering and connecting the neg to pos just sounds wrong:surprise:

All the electronics on the vehicle should discharge everything if you...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Bilko
Have you got any photos?

Have you got any photos?
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-24-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Bilko
Holy Crap, I have never heard of this brand of...

Holy Crap, I have never heard of this brand of RTT so I looked it up, My local dealer prices these at around $5,000 after sales tax. I know they are well made but $5,000? That is many nights in a...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-24-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 95
  Sticky: Buying a Used WK2
Views: 32,514
Posted By Bilko
$20k seems a lot for an 8-year-old vehicle with...

$20k seems a lot for an 8-year-old vehicle with 82k on the clock. Especially considering it is the less desirable 2WD configuration. The V8 helps justify some uplift. Regarding the 5 vs 8 speed, they...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-23-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Bilko
Where do you get this Info, do you have the...

Where do you get this Info, do you have the full-on service manual?
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-23-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Bilko
Looks nice and clean. The other zero-cost...

Looks nice and clean.

The other zero-cost fix to try for the shifting problem is to disconnect the battery for 30mins which will trigger the transmission to re-learn its shifting patterns. It may...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-22-2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By Bilko
V6 QT1 Differential Oil Change

I know this should be under the Maintenance Thread but nobody looks there!

This YouTube guy explains exactly how to do this.

Front
https://youtu.be/252RZroFXfM

Rear...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-22-2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Bilko
Usually, a low fluid level on a NAG Auto results...

Usually, a low fluid level on a NAG Auto results in slipping of the first gear clutch, not 1st to 2nd gear. I would still suggest you check the fluid level even if it's just to eliminate this as a...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-21-2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Bilko
That's a very clean install, which light bar is...

That's a very clean install, which light bar is that? and how did you run the power to it?
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-20-2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Bilko
I think the more recent versions have some...

I think the more recent versions have some baffles to reduce the wind noise
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-20-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Bilko
Thumbs up I was distracted by the thread heading, this is...

I was distracted by the thread heading, this is not bottoming out it is undamped extension and yes it means the struts with no oil in them are the most likely cause. Even so the stock struts do have...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   09-20-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By Bilko
If the battery becomes a problem, you can buy one...

If the battery becomes a problem, you can buy one of the small Lithium-Ion battery jump starters. They work surprisingly well even on big engines.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-20-2021, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By Bilko
Can you clarify, are you saying your vehicle...

Can you clarify, are you saying your vehicle bottoms out whilst driving on regular roads? Even if the dampers are shot, it's unlikely you would bottom out unless your springs are broken, the ride may...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-20-2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By Bilko
Have you seen both these products in the flesh?...

Have you seen both these products in the flesh? The Chief Product rack is far superior in terms of the quality of materials and manufacturing. The attention to detail inherent in the design is...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-19-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bilko
I am so jealous, there is nothing like this where...

I am so jealous, there is nothing like this where I live. I need to hit I5 and head south.

If you plan to do this regularly you need to get yourself some AT rated tires that have stronger...
Jeep Forums: WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum   09-19-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By Bilko
Park it someplace where you don't need to apply...

Park it someplace where you don't need to apply the parking brake to prevent them from seizing.

A battery minder is the main thing you need, even with the engine off these vehicles never 100%...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 794
Posted By Bilko
The work to install spacers or lift kits is about...

The work to install spacers or lift kits is about the same, if you are paying $818 for a spacer install more than $600 of that is labor/shop fees that you are going to have to pay again if you go...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,924
Posted By Bilko
Unfortunately, this is a common tactic used by...

Unfortunately, this is a common tactic used by some dealers to upsell you or sign you up for higher rate finance. You have to be 100% sure everything is in place before you hand over your trade-in...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Bilko
Where did you get the condenser from? Which Brand?

Where did you get the condenser from? Which Brand?
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-14-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,075
Posted By Bilko
You may be overthinking this. Before you spend...

You may be overthinking this. Before you spend money get out there and drive your vehicle and see what works and what doesn't. Stock WK2s are very capable, many of the aftermarket add ons are styling...
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