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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-09-2020, 04:36 PM
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Posted By metalhead
My driver seat was cracking just like that only...

My driver seat was cracking just like that only worse than in your picture. I didn't like leather anyway so I found a set of factory cloth seat covers on ebay. Got the whole set front and rear for...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-22-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By metalhead
Me personally I would not trust a best buy tech...

Me personally I would not trust a best buy tech to install batteries in a remote. No offence to any best buy techs. I install equipment into law enforcement vehicles. Not trying to brag but when cars...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-16-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By metalhead
I have not used the winch yet. My winch has 2...

I have not used the winch yet. My winch has 2 gauge wire to the jump points. Length of the wire also affects how many amps it can handle. A 4 gauge wire can handle up to 300 amps if its 4 feet long...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-15-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By metalhead
I went to the jumper points under the hood with a...

I went to the jumper points under the hood with a 300 amp circuit breaker.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-10-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By metalhead
So here is the final picture of everything...

So here is the final picture of everything installed. The brush bar gave me some trouble as the mounting brackets were not lining up like they were supposed to and the lower bumper was a struggle to...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-10-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By metalhead
Find one with a diesel.

Find one with a diesel.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-01-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 702
Posted By metalhead
I had leather seats. Didn't have the vent holes....

I had leather seats. Didn't have the vent holes. The driver seat bottom was ripped. Instead of paying a fortune to get new leather plus I hate leather anyway. I was able to find factory cloth seat...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-31-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By metalhead
I bought a transmission cooler install kit at the...

I bought a transmission cooler install kit at the local advance auto store. It came with 4 feet of hose and some barbed splice fittings. Not sure about the size though 5/8 maybe. All I know is it...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-31-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By metalhead
The jump points go directly to the battery with...

The jump points go directly to the battery with proper sized wire. Why would the winch be looking for a ground when its grounded to a good ground point?
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-31-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By metalhead
I really haven't noticed while driving. I did...

I really haven't noticed while driving. I did flick it around when I put it on and it didn't flop around enough to hit the jeep.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-30-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By metalhead
Thats funny I did the same thing. I had an 8 foot...

Thats funny I did the same thing. I had an 8 foot tall antenna on my roof with a cobra cb out of my dads car. Had a radio shack converter so I could plug it in the house. 2 of my friends both had...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-29-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By metalhead
The cb is only for offroading and in an emergency...

The cb is only for offroading and in an emergency when there is no cell reception. I am not looking to reach Hawaii with this. Even though I install police radios for a living I did not want to drill...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-28-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By metalhead
I ran it through the hatch. It does not get...

I ran it through the hatch. It does not get pinched at all. My antenna even came today. If I mounted it on the driver side I could have gone through the grommet thats up near the top of the opening....
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-26-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By metalhead
I am either going to run it through the hatch if...

I am either going to run it through the hatch if I can do it without pinching the wire too bad or I may sneak it in behind the tailight and down under the jeep to a rubber grommet that is under the...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-25-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By metalhead
My cb antenna mount

Installed my cb antenna mount today. I picked one up from amazon and modified it so I could attach it to metal. I made a small bracket and attached it to the mount. It just clears the hatch. Going...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-21-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By metalhead
I wired it to the jumper points. It was easier to...

I wired it to the jumper points. It was easier to do than having to extend the battery leads and run them through the firewall to the battery. One of the winch install write ups I read suggested...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-19-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By metalhead
Extended clutch handle

Extended clutch handle
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-19-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By metalhead
Here are more pictures of the install. I went...

Here are more pictures of the install. I went with a rough country 9500lb winch. Suprisingly there is a good bit of room behind the bumper cover. I think if offroad animal made different mounting...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-19-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By metalhead
You can either buy new rotors or if the old...

You can either buy new rotors or if the old rotors are within spec they can be cut. You never want to put new pads on old rotors without them being reconditioned. I always just buy new rotors and...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   07-13-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By metalhead
Painting front bumper plasti-dip?

The paint on my front bumper is peeling off. I think it was repainted before I bought the vehicle. Plus when I cut the hole for the winch fairlead it chipped the paint around the hole. I got an...
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