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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-03-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4,115
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 285,675
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yeah I'll readily admit I wasn't thinking. Combined maximum axle loads often exceed the GVM.

Thanks for dredging out all the weights for me guys. One less job to do!

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 05-03-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Barboots
Re: UConnect Hard reset

It just reloads the firmware last installed. There's no roll-back as a result... you need to revert via USB as per a firmware upgrade.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-03-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4,115
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 285,675
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Thanks for clarifying Peter. It's an exercise I have to do myself, but I'm still moving weight around in the van for best possible balance. At the moment there's a bit more at the ends than I want.
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-03-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 41,736
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Settle down dude. Try again with minimal brake pressure once stationary.

Ciao,
Steve
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-03-2015, 12:17 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 41,736
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

BMW's implementation does not kill the engine unless you use a brake pedal force above what is required to hold the car stationary. I have no problem driving with it enabled, and never have the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-02-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4,115
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 285,675
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Interesting information, but something doesn't stack up.

1452 - 1380 = 72kg Front
1678 - 1350 = 328kg Rear

There's some data missing. What occupant weight did you allow, or is the amount not...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-02-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Barboots
Re: Alpine 9 Speaker Subwoofer Upgrade

Does the Kicker ZXSUM8 take care of the time alignment built into the factory system?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-30-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By Barboots
Re: Mitigating driver seat leather wrinkling/cracking

- Using entry/exit height if it's got Quadralift.
- Fitting side steps.
- Using good conditioning product might assist.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barboots
Re: Wheel badly scuffed

Well you do know that WA stands for Wait Awhile. I've been here 15 or so years now... I guess I have fully adopted the concept.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,616
Posted By Barboots
Re: Wheel badly scuffed

Swampy try Mr Mag in Morley (I think).
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By Barboots
Re: Question on lights and radio operation - GC 2014

Now you're talking something that I can relate to.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,004
Posted By Barboots
Re: Air bag light

It's laughable...




... but entirely without humour.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 559
Posted By Barboots
Re: Question on lights and radio operation - GC 2014

The names given to the various lighting options seem entirely self explanatory to me. I believe that use of parking lights in below optimal conditions has another pitfall, and that is that as night...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-23-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 904
Posted By Barboots
Re: Wheel Fitting Help

Boom! [emoji23]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-22-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13,268
Views: 1,019,940
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mine is OK, but I found the airbox lid had been fitted incorrectly by some ham-fisted farktard.

I guess to apportion the overall blame, it's clear that the design of the airbox lid is a product...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-21-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 31,256
Posted By Barboots
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

Also check Cruisin'on... they are up that way too.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-20-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 13,268
Views: 1,019,940
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Bear in mind that slim ones, while looking sharp, will tend to provide an inadequate step width. The only way around this is if they are mounted lower so your foot can get under more of the sill, but...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 13,268
Views: 1,019,940
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Just put the "new" black pair on and offload the one good one currently on the car?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13,268
Views: 1,019,940
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

You've got to provide all the details if you want the Gumtree Master to assist.
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I remembered that you are in Perth...

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13,268
Views: 1,019,940
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Jeep Grand Cherokee Side Steps

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/osborne-park/other-parts-accessories/jeep-grand-cherokee-side-steps/1073066163
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Yes... if the brake lights come on, which I'm 99% sure they do.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

The tanks are full Bob. I have a 220kg ball weight, which might have been missed above as I write the van's weights as 2.3T / 220kg. It is a measured figure. The ATM I've stated is estimated, based...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Max regarding the pendulum effect, I've taken the spare off the back as a initiative in this context. A wall mount washing machine remains up back along with the ensuite. It's got to be at the front...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

No worries

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?p=1072958
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

It's "composite video" yeah? You need to read the last part of my DIY Trailer Wiring thread Russell... it's all there mate. Any questions either in there or via PM.

My camera is a Safety Dave...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Yes 😳

But it's seen a bit of action already... with no problems. If/when it gets broken I'll probably fit a panel mount on the tab.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

I had another tab welded on to the other side of the towbar Russell. My camera's cable is "free" with some excess slack retained by shock cord. You don't get a second chance with the skinny cable! ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Max I wonder if you'd experience the porpoising effect as much with a tandem???
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Hi Max, thanks for stopping by 😃

I've played around with pressures in the LTs... currently have 2.8 in the front and 3.7 in the back, which is a hangover from not having the WDH installed. I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,028
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Hi Max,

I'm not getting the improvement I wanted from my Hayman Reese WDH installation, and found the offer above from some time back. I'm interested in your tricks!

My rig tows OK in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-17-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 13,268
Views: 1,019,940
Posted By Barboots
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-17-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 alarm issues

If you're having a PITA from the alarm falsing... or you want to leave the sunroof open, or your pet inside, or whatever... lock the car with the keyfob, wait a sec, then press the lock button again...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-15-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 280
Posted By Barboots
Re: Smaller Tire Width for Winter?

In heavy slush wouldn't the width cost a bit in mpg?

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 04-15-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Barboots
Re: Tilt Alarm

Actually I think I just got it to work.
- Lock the car (I used the keyfob)
- Look at the dash there's a red light flashing
- Press the keyfob lock button three times in quick succession
- Note...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 04-14-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Barboots
Re: Tilt Alarm

Spazmoid I just recalled something I read here... I've never got it to work... it was to do with pressing the keyfob lock button 3 times after looking or something. This would allegedly disable the...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 04-14-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Barboots
Re: Tilt Alarm

You are wrong Hemi2... I can assure you that some of the factory alarms have tilt. Twice my car has scared the living crap out of me as I started a wheel swap. I now leave the car switched to...
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 04-14-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Barboots
Re: Tilt Alarm

Isn't the alarm going off quite possible on rough waters Hemi2? It only takes a few pumps of the trolley jack to set off the alarm in my MY14 Overland... I'm guessing it's the same system MY11-13,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-13-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 4,115
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 285,675
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I believe that Sand seems to have the highest point for the kickdown threshold I've found so far, but that wasn't from particularly scientific testing.

I've got to admit that I've never read the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-13-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 4,115
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 285,675
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I've swapped back and forth and can hardly pick the difference with 2.5T behind. It's certainly obvious without the load on, but with the added drag of the trailer doesn't seem to be so noticeable. I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-11-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 29,269
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

OK mate... please leave this thread now. Talking about P rated tyres is pretty unsettling, but when you say HT the sick makes its way up into my mouth.
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