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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-21-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,565
Posted By wardy
Re: Jet Performance chip/programmer

thinking about ordering one of these. I have a volant CAI and not sure whether I should get stage 1 or 2??? Any update on the performance of these, anyone else tried one? I would love to get the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-06-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 42,347
Posted By wardy
Re: Volant CAI

After a tank of fuel the ECU or whatever has adjusted now and the immediate performance changes are not as noticeable. My flat spot is back between 1st and 2nd gear change under WOT. I guess that...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-30-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,932
Posted By wardy
Re: V8 tranny slip / engine vibration

Yes on accelerating from a stop I get a succession of large clunks in transmission... Almost like traction control except I do not have to be accelerating hard. It's not normal, and if it is someone...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-30-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 42,347
Posted By wardy
Re: Volant CAI

Personally I can't believe the transformation this has made. Maybe the tuning is different on our Aussie versions, but my slug of a hemi is now a beast! Not just sound but outright power is...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-20-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 68,837
Posted By wardy
Re: Any new Updates heard for a WK2 Programmer - BullyDog, HyperTech, SuperChip

ok, just to be clear... after 15 pages of "thread" there is still NO custom tuning option available for this vehicle? What about all the "custom tuners" that advertise? Can they do it? or are we...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 12-18-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,170
Posted By wardy
Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee - Waterleak Diagnosis Procedures

yes, got a very bad smell in mine as well. Smells like stale water/moisture.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 12-01-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,511
Posted By wardy
Re: Hemi - Sometimes fast, sometimes slow?

Yes, I agree with the cool vs hot days. Cooler days always feel better, especially with my turbo cars, they hammer on cold days with all that dense air... But this is on any day, it will feel...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-30-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,516
Posted By wardy
Re: No power after warming up! 5.7 HEMI

Yes me too. Thought i was crazy but this is exactly what is happening.

Any ideas? I think the oil is too thin?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-30-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,511
Posted By wardy
Hemi - Sometimes fast, sometimes slow?

I know this sounds insane. Today I jumped in the jeep (hemi) and it flew off the mark. It was responsiveness, peppy and accelerated willingly throughout the rev range.

Other days it feels...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-30-2011, 05:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,968
Posted By wardy
Re: Performance Mods - need recommendations

What is a 180 degree thermostat?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-14-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,228
Posted By wardy
Re: Door Panel Rattles

Mine too! Definitely sub standard. Dealer fixed rattle once as it was making a loud knocking sound when closing the door, but now the othe one is starting.

Only solution is to re-engineer the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 10-12-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,535
Posted By wardy
Re: Accelleration in the v8 vs v6

I keep my hemi in 3rd all day (ie limiting to max of third gear). This way I feel it drives like it should. Not for highway use of course, but around town.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-29-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,417
Posted By wardy
Re: 2011 jeep gc overland blown hemi engine

Mine has done it too, so is this normal or should it be reported?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-29-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,604
Posted By wardy
Re: Worth dropping in a K&N filter for the 5.7?

Thumbs up, worth $50 no doubt. Improved throttle response and reduce a bit of the flat spot below 3,000 rpm on the hemi.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-25-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By wardy
Re: Has anyone Modified Stock Exhaust System?

quick update... removed the center muffler, i didn't hear it but exhuast guy said is sound like SH$T. So put two small inline muffflers, not sure exactly what they are but only around 4 inches in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,613
Posted By wardy
Re: Various Warning/Indicator Lights On

did the abs module fix things?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-22-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By wardy
Re: Error warnings

any update on this? dealer cannot find the problem. i am getting sick of going back
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-20-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By wardy
Re: Has anyone Modified Stock Exhaust System?

Thanks t-ray-foret, thats good feedback. From what i am gathering you cannot delete the center muffler without replacing it with something.

Did you do all those upgrades at once? Or one at a time...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-18-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By wardy
Re: Error warnings

Well dealer has ordred me a new PCM, hope thi will fix it.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-17-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,561
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 5.7L Hemi with smoke and vibrationů

mine smoked exactly like that yesterday. i was parked on an incline and thought it may have been a buildup of condensate... but it didnt smell too good. definately wide smoke, and didnt disappear as...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-13-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,696
Posted By wardy
Re: Alternate to upgrading exhaust

any updates from someone who has remove the muffler and left the resonators?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-12-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Interesting start to the new jeep ownership....

How is your paintwork? Mine is pretty crap. Every panel has a blemish, either a piece of lint/dust trapped in the painwork causing a small bubble...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-12-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,718
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 Hemi vs V6 MPG Compilation (results inside)

In my first week of driving i have not been able to get the economy under 20L/100km, which is about 11.8 mpg. That is combination driving. Just hope America keeps our oil supplies free from...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-12-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,962
Posted By wardy
Re: Error warnings

any update on this? i have the exact same problem.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-12-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,613
Posted By wardy
Re: Various Warning/Indicator Lights On

Yep mine too. ABS, traction control, parking sensor, FCW, ACC, Service 4WD, Service Air Suspension... all this warnings come on an startup. It is an intermittent problem, will be fine for a few...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-12-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,540
Posted By wardy
Re: Magnaflow for WK2 5.7L installed

Ogbred,

With the resonators off, what is the drone like at cruise speeds?

I was going to remove the muffler and and leave the resonators, but perhaps this will produce a better result. ...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-12-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By wardy
Has anyone Modified Stock Exhaust System?

I would like to know if anyone has themselves modified the stock exhaust system? I have read dozens of posts from people who knew a bloke that did it and said it was great... but I have not heard...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-03-2011, 03:08 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,535
Posted By wardy
Re: Accleration in the v8 vs v6

V8, no brainer, but the gear ratios suck, it may as well have a 3 speed gearbox
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yes, that was mine at nunawading jeep. Sales guy was great through the whole process, got me the charcoal much sooner than my mineral grey on order and equally happy with the colour. In fact...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-02-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Took delivery of a charcoal overland last night. Very happy after my 5 month wait. Couple of issues, driver side door trim loose and cannot get a sat signal. After 3 hours of melbourne driving, no...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

yeah, i use myus.com for all my freight forwarding. super efficient and great freight rates. I had front and rear steel framed bumper bars sent for my quad bike, the box was as tall as me (6 foot)...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I've had a look and found plenty of dodgy aftermarket shark fins in taiwan... can anyone suggest suitable sharkfin for the GC?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

They dont come with sharkfin? I thought overland would have. Where do you get those? Mine is due to arrive next week.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-19-2011, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

The wait is the worst, they should supply a straight jacket on placement of order!
You WILL go insane
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Where are these stickers?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Mine was supposed to be on Aniara which docked in melourne today. Dealer reckons i still wont see it till september!!!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-17-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,140
Posted By wardy
Re: Chances Are It's UFO On Australian Roads!

Only seen 3 since April, black east link melbourne, dark charcoal boronia rd vic, and bright silver southbank brisbane. Rare as hens teeth
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-16-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

swampy, i agree with you 100%. idiots or those who seriously break the law behind the wheel should should feel the full consequences of it especially when they endanger, injur or kill other people.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-16-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Thanks Enforcer, i am now overjoyed that my brand new jeep will be a star witness in any case against me!!

Fortunately for me I strictly obey all posted signs... but this really does make you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-16-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,291
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 210,028
Posted By wardy
Re: WK2 DownUnder

You've got to be fickun kidding me... EDR???? is that even legal?

Page 46 of the manual...

"However, other parties, such
as law enforcement, could combine the EDR
data with the type of...
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