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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-10-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 67,452
Posted By darthgus
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

Just got my 30,000kms service done today at John Hughes Vic Park Perth and I asked for a fix for the dropping out of 4WD drive issue and they mentioned they installed an update for it..!

They...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-11-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,514
Posted By darthgus
Re: Dealer Fitted Mopar Rock Rails

I got mine done a month after getting the car - Got the price to $1500 installed, but I think they said the install was much longer than expected - think they were saying next one they did would be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-13-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By darthgus
Re: ECB Bar

I posted one at Post 50 on this thread - Gunmetal or hammertone option. Not my GC but one i saw at the dealership..

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f190/bullbar-coming-37784-5.html...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-30-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,598
Posted By darthgus
Re: Bullbar coming

Here is one I saw when i put my car in for a service - Hammertone Grey I think it is from ECB

Apologies if this is someones car, i had to take the pic to see the bar to the missus :)

Let me...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,041
Posted By darthgus
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Im getting told the same thing - starting to think its just a delay tactic...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 13,094
Posted By darthgus
Re: 10,000km Service CRD

As per the other topic on this in the forum, I would say that Jeep in the US have either had a number of complaints or have found out that Jeep Aust are forcing 10k/6 Months services for warranty and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-06-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,302
Posted By darthgus
Re: Revised service interval for Aus & NZ?

http://www.mopar.com.au/Pages/UserContent/UploadedContent/ServiceWarrantyManuals/Jeep_handbook.pdf

Here is the Australian Handbook for the Jeeps Milous - Page 25 clearly states for us (for some...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-22-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,575
Posted By darthgus
Re: RHD Mopar Slush Mats

Did it come with the rear one also Bob or just the 2 fronts? I ordered based on your forums post, happy for the just the fronts as we rarely have anyone in the back.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-14-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,041
Posted By darthgus
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

My dealer has informed me im getting mine for free - only after threatening fair trading however. 3-4 Week wait though but better than having to pay..

On the ausjeep forums there is a person just...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,177
Posted By darthgus
Re: Off road Adventure II - cost and worth

In australia for the Laredo the offroad pack was a $1500 option. Not sure if its more for the Limited/Overland though.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,140
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yea - I think I had the net on the build sheet but never found it - probably in with the tyre somewhere!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-06-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,754
Posted By darthgus
Re: Trim Defect

I had an issue where when the service guys installed the rock rails, he scratched up the passenger side door panel.

Took 7 weeks to get another one from the US - Luckily didnt affect the operation...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-23-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,898
Posted By darthgus
Re: External Spare Wheel Carrier

Probably this -

http://www.tiregate.com/hg_series_0.shtml

Plugs into your towbar, but is a passthrough - you can still use the hitch, just less weight as you would need to include the weight...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-16-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,140
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yes ive played with mine quite a bit - never had a msg to say go to low range to use OR2.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-15-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,041
Posted By darthgus
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

I keep thinking that they are purposely delaying it so it is past 6 months or something - maybe they have found a loophole with Fair Trading... Only reason I can see for them delaying now...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-09-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,041
Posted By darthgus
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

As soon as they are actually available - I will be hitting up the dealer much the same as when i hit them up for All-Terrain tyres. (Jeep Aust ended up paying for this one)

The dealer can then...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-08-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,749
Posted By darthgus
Re: Does the standard window tint have UV protection

By this - I think most states are 35%..

http://www.wfaanz.org.au/AutoAU.htm

Im pretty sure on ours we got 35% on the front and 32% on the back or something to match up the colours..
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-03-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,140
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 DownUnder

$1500 for that one compared to $350 delivered to AUS for the Racechip one..

Racechip also have a lesser one (616nm and 225kw) for $223 delivered - Seriously thinking this one! It also sounds like...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 04-29-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,036
Posted By darthgus
Re: Have I overcooked it ?

Can I ask where you found a fitted dash carpet?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-24-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,911
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 Deisel Economy

Haven't reset the fuel economy since we got it and we are now about 4200kms and the economy reads 9.3L/100km

We have done mainly city driving but 1 trip to the country (1000kms) and only towed a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-22-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,147
Posted By darthgus
Re: 5 Speed Auto - CRD

Left foot brake and get the revs to 1k.. no lag then off the mark :)
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,011
Posted By darthgus
Re: Custom sound install complete PICS

Looks fantastic!!

Any chance you have the dimensions of the enclosed boxes? Im seriously thinking of doing the same thing - except it is hard from down under to get my car to your installer..!! :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-11-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,144
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 Cargo Liner

I ended up going with canvas in the back (we we mainly have the back seats folded down - an absolute godsend with the dogs in the back.

I think it was $190 or so AUD landed at the door - great...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By darthgus
Re: My Pictures in Radio and EVIC info

Have you got them in a folder or just in the root directory of the USB stick? Maybe thats the difference (Havent actually tried photos onto mine yet)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2012, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By darthgus
Re: My Pictures in Radio and EVIC info

My Laredo doesnt have oil pressure or temp either.

With the My pictures you can insert pics on a usb stick and copy them on the hard drive.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-29-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 30,066
Posted By darthgus
Re: Downunder - Orders to Delivery thread

Yes I had that day about 3 days in a row after a few dealer stuff ups!!

You will love it - the car is truly awesome..
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-26-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,488
Posted By darthgus
Re: Rear tow hook

I got mine delivered today, and got the class IV tow pack with the car - and still have the rear recovery point.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-26-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,637
Posted By darthgus
Re: What tyres does it come with?

I went down the exact same path to get the same result - was lucky enough to negotiate All-Terrain tyres after quite a few emails back and forth with the dealer. (like 20 odd). I ordered my car mid...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-22-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 30,066
Posted By darthgus
Re: Downunder - Orders to Delivery thread

Im so excited - No more sleeps for mine as well..! Picking mine up today after 5 months to the day since ordering..!!

Mineral Grey Laredo w/QL, ORAII, Tow Bar, and Rock Rails. Even managed to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-09-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 30,066
Posted By darthgus
Re: Downunder - Orders to Delivery thread

Just got word mine has had the towbar fitted and should be ready for pickup next week! Pity im overseas all next week :(

Now to sort out the AT tyre issue with Jeep/Dealer..
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-08-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 30,066
Posted By darthgus
Re: Downunder - Orders to Delivery thread

Mine was on the Tarago also arrived Freo 18/2 but still havent heard when I should expect it...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-23-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,598
Posted By darthgus
Re: Bullbar coming

I live 35kms from the city centre and see at least one a week, sure that not high risk, but thats the drive to work and back.

Any sort of travel in the country the risk is too high with no towns...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-23-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,598
Posted By darthgus
Re: Bullbar coming

Excellent - this will be on my purchase list for sure...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 30,066
Posted By darthgus
Re: Downunder - Orders to Delivery thread

Yea - I would bank on 3 months from when it goes D1
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-12-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,140
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 DownUnder

IT will go to your dealer to fit extras and stuff like that - usually you pick it up from them. Depends how long the car takes to get through customs, compliance, etc to get to the dealer - dealer...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-12-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 30,066
Posted By darthgus
Re: Downunder - Orders to Delivery thread

The Tarago just docked in Brissy on the 11th so hopefully was on that one :) Thats the boat mine is on, its on its way to Melb, then to Freo..!!
I ordered mine a couple of weeks after yours also....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-12-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,635
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,140
Posted By darthgus
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Awesome!! Just wanting mine now..!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-05-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,318
Posted By darthgus
Re: New HID Spots

Pretty sure you guys were on the boat just before mine... 30th Dec boat... you can check here actually if you have your VIN -...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-05-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,041
Posted By darthgus
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Anyone that have their Jeep with the eye bolt recovery take some pics with them installed?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-27-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By darthgus
Re: Spare tyre mounting options

How much was it if you dont mind me asking? I am keen for one for a second spare..
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