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Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-11-2019, 02:17 PM
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Views: 175
Posted By Bilko
seems like BS to me. The manual says change it at...

seems like BS to me. The manual says change it at 64,000 miles if you use your vehicle as a taxi. police are or regularly tow otherwise its 120,000 miles. You should just be able to do it in one...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-06-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Bilko
Chain and sprockets on a $50K car!!! I know...

Chain and sprockets on a $50K car!!!

I know this question has been probably been answered before but is the basic transfer box just an open diff or is it a fixed 50% front 50% rear split.
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-06-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Bilko
If its a 2012 V6 its probably got the 5 speed...

If its a 2012 V6 its probably got the 5 speed Mercedes derived gearbox. These were originally supplied by Mercedes then Chrysler stated making them in the US. Coldcase has a strong dislike for this...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-05-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Bilko
In looking at a 2011/12 V6 you should check if it...

In looking at a 2011/12 V6 you should check if it has had the cylinder head fix TSB 18-007-12. This affected many early Penstar engines and involves swapping one of the cylinder heads. Jeep did offer...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 1,509,261
Posted By Bilko
That's why the Bridgestone A/T Revo 3 make sense....

That's why the Bridgestone A/T Revo 3 make sense. I was at Loon lake at the start of the Rubicon with my Bridgestone A/T Revo 3 "Street tires" and ended up towing out my buddies with BFG KO2s so we...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-01-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Bilko
Thanks guys I have just realized the the...

Thanks guys

I have just realized the the thickness quoted on the websites is the minimum, the next question is, do you know how thick they are when they are new so I can estimate how much I have...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   11-01-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By Bilko
Brake Rotor Thickness

After 120k miles I'm thinking it's about time for a brake service. The thing is all the rotors still look to be in great shape with no grooves or warping and the braking is still smooth so my plan is...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   10-24-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Bilko
You may want to consider renting one before you...

You may want to consider renting one before you buy to make sure it really what you want, some companies like Tepui will knock the price of the rental off if you buy.

These roof top tents seem to...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   10-24-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 1,509,261
Posted By Bilko
You might also want to consider the Bridgestone...

You might also want to consider the Bridgestone A/T Revo 3 https://www.bridgestonetire.com/tire/dueler-at-revo-3

I put these on a month or two ago and found them to be really good on dirt and in...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   10-01-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By Bilko
Are you running E85 fuel? I tried it once and the...

Are you running E85 fuel? I tried it once and the MPG was in that range. The upgraded Penstar introduced in 2014 does not even support E85
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-20-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Bilko
Dash Cam power from overhead console?

I have a dash cam mounted on my windshield behind the mirror which is powered from the lighter socket in the center console and the cable really annoys me. I was wondering if anybody knows if there...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-16-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Bilko
Do you actually need to change the oil? the diffs...

Do you actually need to change the oil? the diffs look like the same ZF ones on the Mercedes ML 4 matic and they claimed they were sealed for life?
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-11-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By Bilko
The "quick" way or more correctly the quicker way...

The "quick" way or more correctly the quicker way is to do this;

First you have to evac the 134A refrigerant, its illegal to just vent this so you should go to an place that can do this. If you...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-11-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By Bilko
I never new about this but it certainly explains...

I never new about this but it certainly explains why my brakes seem really aggressive when I exit the car wash, common sense implies the opposite should happen. Where is the sensor? is not like my...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-11-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 462
Posted By Bilko
I was trying to find out if this was a simple ECU...

I was trying to find out if this was a simple ECU update and came across this, it looks like quite extensive changes. It's shame they didn't just a couple of cylinders or turbos whilst they were at...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-09-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Bilko
What's your address:laugh2:

What's your address:laugh2:
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-09-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,994
Posted By Bilko
I am not sure where 2017jgc got the info on the...

I am not sure where 2017jgc got the info on the Penstar V6 from? Those figures are the same as the first WK2 from 2011. I suspect the 38% increase in power is compared to the old 3.7 V6 that was used...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   09-03-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 1,509,261
Posted By Bilko
They have the same 60k warranty as the Goodyear...

They have the same 60k warranty as the Goodyear Fortrea's mine came with. I changed them at about 50k but they would have easily made it to 60k. I changed them because we use the car for ski trips...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-29-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 1,509,261
Posted By Bilko
OK so I got the Bridgestone Dueller AT Revo 3s...

OK so I got the Bridgestone Dueller AT Revo 3s fitted. They definitely have a more open tread pattern than the Revo 2's plus they have the side lugs which are apparently cool even if they don't do...
Jeep Forums: WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum   08-28-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 1,509,261
Posted By Bilko
There are different versions of the Wrangler, the...

There are different versions of the Wrangler, the most kick *** winter version is the Wrangler DuraTrac, these are reported to be very good, the downside is these noticeably increase road noise. The...
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