More than 3 Million Units Sold for 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee in North America

Written by Jenny McLane


"The first Jeep Grand Cherokee createdrepparttar luxury sport-utility market," said Jeff Bell, Vice President-Jeep aboutrepparttar 136107 best-selling SUV from Jeep. "Since then, many very strong competitors have intensifiedrepparttar 136108 full-size SUV market. Yet, none have matched Grand Cherokee's combination of legendary Jeep 4x4 capability, on-road refinement, technological innovations and safety features."

These arerepparttar 136109 words of Jeep's Vice President as it hits more than 3 million in sales since its debut in 1992. From then on, there is no turning back; Jeep Grand Cherokee lived up to its name with a level of comfort, ride and handling previously missing in most sport-utility vehicle, and wasrepparttar 136110 pioneer for introducing a driver's side air bag to an SUV.

Jeep Grand Cherokee sales in March 2005 were 18,828 units, pushing sales to 3,013,296 units since it was inrepparttar 136111 market in 1992. The 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee isrepparttar 136112 best amongrepparttar 136113 pack. Its best features are three new full-time four-wheel drive systems, two new transfer cases, all-new independent and front suspension, rack and pinion steering, and an all-new five-speed transmission.

The 2005 Grand Cherokee wasrepparttar 136114 first Jeep vehicle available withrepparttar 136115 5.7-liter HEMI(R) V-8 andrepparttar 136116 Multi-Displacement System. MDS imperceptibly deactivates four cylinders whenrepparttar 136117 V-8 is not at work.

Storing your Car- Tips to Minimize Damage

Written by D.Demetre


So you now haverepparttar car of your dreams. Youíve sunk a huge amount of time and money into restoring it and keeping it in pristine showroom condition and running smoothly. But wait a minute- winter is coming. You want to drive your car inrepparttar 136106 snow, through road salt, sand and corrosive chemicals? I thought not. You want to store it forrepparttar 136107 winter s inexpensively as possible? You also want to be able to put it back onrepparttar 136108 road with little or no hassle and have it ready for spring inrepparttar 136109 same condition it went into storage in? Read on. . Indoor storage is, of course,repparttar 136110 best way to go. And itís really your only option if you are going to be away for a couple of years or longer.

You donít need a garage, as indoor storage facilities are plentiful. Most "mini-storage" type places will gladly rent storage spaces big enough for vehicles. Additionally, try to find someone who can "exercise"repparttar 136111 vehicle every month or two. Although itís an additional expense in your vehicle budget, proper long term storage will save you money on restoration when you're ready to drive your dream car again.

You can never be too clean for storage, sorepparttar 136112 first thing you want to do is cleanrepparttar 136113 vehicle. Wait for a dry warm day and give your car a complete wash and wax. Be sure to getrepparttar 136114 underbody as clean as possible too- particularly wheel well areas. Any dirt will hold moisture and combine with air, causing rust propagation.

A thorough cleaning is in order forrepparttar 136115 interior, also. Use a shop vacuum or household vacuum cleaner, getting into allrepparttar 136116 little nooks and crannies. All crumbs, pizza crusts, French fries etc. must go. Otherwise small creatures will be drawn to it and make their home inside your vehicle. To gorepparttar 136117 extra mile, a good carpet will help discourage them. Do all this early inrepparttar 136118 day to allow time to dry before puttingrepparttar 136119 car in storage.

Takerepparttar 136120 spark plugs out and put some oil intorepparttar 136121 cylinders. This prevents cylinder walls, pistons and valves from rusting. Regular motor oil is fine or get a spray can of fogging oil from a marine supply store. Turn overrepparttar 136122 engine by hand half a dozen times to ensurerepparttar 136123 oil coats everything. Next apply a little anti-seize compound onrepparttar 136124 spark plugs and reinstall them. Make surerepparttar 136125 gas tank is full. This will decreaserepparttar 136126 amount of water available to be absorbed byrepparttar 136127 gasoline.

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