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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2014, 05:51 PM
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Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 249,758
Posted By adamt
Re: WK2 DownUnder

If you have a look at UNEEK 4x4 website they have a pic of a GC with aftermarket steel rims, may be worth giving them a call?

Uneek 4x4 Off Road Accessories (http://www.uneek4x4.com.au/)

...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-05-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,013
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

The Granite is a single coat basecoat (no transparent pearl overlay) so the colour issue you are seeing is definitely the colour mix, some paint manufacturers only have about half the tinters in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-05-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,944
Posted By adamt
Re: In Aus, and used Snow Mode

We have been up to Mount Matlock every weekend for the last 5 weeks, in both the GC and the JK. I must admit that both are more than capable but the GC feels a lot more sure footed in snow mode. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-04-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,013
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Repainted and flake doesn't match!!

I usually don't get involved in paint discussions as opinions are vast and varied. I have been in the automotive paint industry for 30+ years from smash repair to OE supply.
After checking your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-31-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 44,652
Posted By adamt
Re: Jeep service costs

I have used SBR for parts for our Wrangler and have recently ordered some Mopar rock rails for the GC from them. As far as parts supply and shipping they are great, hopefully there in shop service is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-23-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,705
Posted By adamt
Re: Benn0's build up thread

I just ordered some from SBR in WA,
MOPAR - WK2 Rock Rails (http://www.sbroffroad.com.au/Body-Armour-and-Sliders/MOPAR-WK2-Rock-Rails)

Just $1500 delivered to my door in Melb, they are in a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-23-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By adamt
Strut top plates

Has anyone used the Murchison strut top plates? I dont want to go a full lift, but lifting the front by 1/2 an inch would level the GC out to where I want it.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,417
Posted By adamt
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

And another recall :(

Jeep - Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled over wire fire risk | GoAuto (http://www.goauto.com.au/mellor/mellor.nsf/story2/41153B82A55F6DEBCA257D1500237F8D)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-13-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 873,151
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I think you will find they are 2k to 3k each :eek:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 661
Posted By adamt
Re: wk2 Australian mopar tow bar install :(

The 14's must have changed a bit since I did my 12, took me no more than 2 hours.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 44,652
Posted By adamt
Re: Jeep service costs

I take your point allypally, I guess the point I am trying to make is in most cases you can have a better (cheaper) relationship with an independent, where as staff turnover at dealerships is high....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 873,151
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

TIME ALLOWANCE:
Labor Operation
No:
Description Skill Category Amount
02-15-18-91 Mount, Rear Shock Upper - Road Test
(1 - Semi-Skilled)
4 - Chassis
Systems
0.3 Hrs.
02-15-18-92 Mount, Rear...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 44,652
Posted By adamt
Re: Jeep service costs

I have to agree with Bigskiddy, I cant believe so many here persist with Jeep service departments, there are plenty of independent Jeep specialists around who would take a lot more interest in you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,961
Posted By adamt
Re: WK2 Snorkel

The Murchinson one looks more intergrated, the Airflow looks like it came of a tractor:eek: IMO


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By adamt
Re: Anyone used moparpartsoverstock.com?

Hi Matty,

Last time I was there I found for small items that the US postal service is fairly cheap and convienient. For large/heavy items the best way is to use a importer who has an address in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,205
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Blackhawk

It looks as if it may be the US Altitude which on the 12's and 13's in Aus where JET editions as Toyota in Aus already uses the Altitude name. So my guess is the MY14's will be Blackhawk's not JET...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By adamt
Re: Anyone used moparpartsoverstock.com?

If you are after skids Bayside Jeep in Melbourne has them cheap at the moment, I have posted one link but if you look at there other products they have them all. Cheers
Grand Cherokee WK Genuine...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-03-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3,810
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 249,758
Posted By adamt
Re: WK2 DownUnder

AUSTRALIA
will remain a linchpin in
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ ambitious
push to double its global sales over the
next five years, the company says.
In an interview with GoAuto this
week, Fiat...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 873,151
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I notice this a lot, when we are in the Wrangler other Wrangler drivers go out of their way to give you a wave:cool:, But when we are in the GC its as if other GC's go out of their way to aviod...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 22,930
Posted By adamt
Re: Rear safety camera

You can do what ever you want with the information, I simply supplied it so you could confirm that they where at least supplying "jeep parts" and not aftermarket.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 22,930
Posted By adamt
Re: Rear safety camera

The correct parts you should be getting fitted to your 14's is Loom PRT # AUSWKKL2014WL, Moulded shroud and camera 1WD55GW7AI, this kit was developed in Australia by Lumen for Jeep, the same company...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-15-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,182
Posted By adamt
Re: Recommendations for GC Sunshade

+1 on the Jeep shade:cool:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-13-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 873,151
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

My experience with Nunawading is the reason neither of my Jeeps will ever enter a service department again. I have caught them out a number of times blatantly lying, and everytime they have done any...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-06-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 73,888
Posted By adamt
Re: The Towing thread

Just tucked up underneath, not hard to get to once your kneeling down attaching shackles.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1,122
Views: 73,888
Posted By adamt
Re: The Towing thread

I fitted the Mopar bar myself as I wanted a neater job, see attached pictures for the recommended cut out and the smaller version I did.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-05-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 873,151
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have had our 80 litre Waeco in the back of the GC, it opens side ways so it is usable.
I have toyed with the idea of having a false floor on sliders that would slide "forward" when the rear seats...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,417
Posted By adamt
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

[QUOTE=
Identifying features
Campaign number: RC P05
Target number: 648

What are the defects?
The Ready Alert Braking System (RAB) may result in the driver experiencing a hard brake pedal...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-10-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By adamt
Re: Wiper blades

Thanks allypally Bosch worked a treat,

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By adamt
Wiper blades

Just wondering what wiper refills people are using? I tried some Tridon branded parts and they squeal badly no matter how much water is on the screen.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,417
Posted By adamt
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

This article is in the latest automotive industry news letter.


JEEP is recalling 648 current-generation WK Grand Cherokees in Australia after discovering an issue with its 'Ready Alert Braking...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,417
Posted By adamt
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

I am sure someone will correct me if I am wrong, My understanding is that in AUS the previous model was a WH which the US called WK, with the 2011 model AUS moved to WK and the US stayed with WK but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-24-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,570
Posted By adamt
Re: How deep in my Jeep!

My GC survived this water crossing, and it has crossed water about another 6" deeper with no problems (it has standard suspension). Checked all fluids and no sign of water contamination.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,089
Posted By adamt
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

If you study the original fit up picture, that is a Mopar sump skid.

Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-16-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,132
Posted By adamt
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

As much as it may shock you I prefer the petrol over the diesel. I use our GC on road and off and it has never been lacking in power. I tow a camper trailer with it and again I have never wanted...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12,183
Views: 873,151
Posted By adamt
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

This is an article from the latest Australian automotive news letter.



FIAT
Chrysler Group has emerged
as a top-10 player in the Australian
automotive market in little more than
18...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,276
Posted By adamt
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

I use one of these ArkPak. Ark Corporation (http://www.arkcorp.com.au/c/37/arkpak-portable-power), powers the fridge in the car when travelling then gets transfered to the camper when set up.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-30-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,959
Posted By adamt
Re: Chrome Side Steps

If anyone is interested a Melbourne Jeep dealer has these moulded side steps on their Ebay site.

Jeep WK Grand Cherokee Moulded Side Steps ALL Models Including 2014 MDL Genuine | eBay...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,018
Posted By adamt
Re: 18" Wheels and AT Tyres

If anyone is after a second set of 18"s, these are on ebay at the moment in NSW. He also has a set of MOPAR skid plates in other items.


Tyres 275 65R18 Bighorn M T With 2011 Jeep Grand...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-23-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By adamt
Re: Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering (EHPS) fluid

Hi Bob,

You might want to check if the rubber boots on the rack are wet with fluid, I found mine was on the left hand side and they replaced the rack.
Apparently it is a common problem.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-02-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,517
Posted By adamt
Re: Removing Front Air Dam For Off-road

We just spent 4 days in the Victorian high country doing Blue rag track and many trails around Dargo, I left the front air dam on and only bottomed it out slightly once, approach and departure angles...
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