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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2015, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Hutch801
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

GMWK2, the new sandgrabba mats I brought have a little in built foot rest on the left hand side. Have a look at the right hand mat, left hand side at the top.
57816


Hutch- 2014 GC Blackhawk...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By Qpr39
Re: The Towing thread

Yes after install that's the case but to quote from the manual "Everytime the vehicle is turned on, the Tow-Pro will start up in the mode that was last selected, providing the black wire has remained...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-28-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,357
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Posted By SNUKE
Re: The Towing thread

FYI - Recall: Ark Corporation—Ark Tow Ball Mount (http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1073149)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-27-2015, 10:25 PM
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Posted By yoda42
Re: The Towing thread

HDC for off road towing is great, it does brake our Aussieswag, P3 controller
Stops the trailer pushing you down the hill when the trailer brakes with jeep because of HDC


Sent from my iPhone...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-25-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By indydof
Re: Gears not holding on steep hill

June 2014 Overland, Suttons Waitara applied the fix.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 06-19-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Todd3.6
Re: Galaxy S4 playlists

Depends on how you are connecting to the radio (and which radio).

If you are using a data cable, then the radio is probably just treating your phone as a large USB hard drive and using it's own...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,166
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Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep service costs

Predates being the operative word I think Russell. My understanding is that it is a 'fill for life' sealed system. (Whatever 'Fill for life' means :D)

ETA: I found this tech sheet from 2012...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 77,843
Posted By SJandL
Re: Jeep service costs

No. The ZF8 speed is not due for service until the 160,000 km mark according to them.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By indydof
Post Re: The Towing thread

Thought it might be a good time to post pics of my Tow-Pro install. The location of the unit just clears the cup holders. Brake input is pulled from the brake light at the trailer plug (replaced with...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By Hutch801
Re: WK2 Offroad

If u look at the air intake it is right at the front of bonnet headlight and faces forward, first issue not a good position. Although u can be careful it is easy to go to fast or drop a wheel into a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 205
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Posted By nicam
Re: WK2 Offroad

I would go any deeper than 500mm
Under the passenger seat below floor level are the modules for the air suspension and some other module
If you get stuck in water over your sill height you'll...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By SnakeDoctor
Re: WK2 Offroad

I thought people got Snorkel to avoid the extra dust at bonnet height rather than increase wading depth?

I've seen cars down with a snorkel in shallow water and another vehicle(same model) without...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-03-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Barboots
Re: Changing wheels

If you can arrange it so the block is quite tall allowing the bottle jack to engage with it deeply, there shouldn't be much chance of it canting over. Then all you need is a slot in the top surface...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 05-24-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By silvermax04
Re: Australian maps?

Try to use as many different methods as possible phone calls, emails, hard copy letters through snail mail, posting it on the Jeep facebook page the more methods the better. If you scan through the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-23-2015, 12:52 AM
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Posted By Tillsy
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Negative Ghostrider, what they are selling at $150US a pop is 2013 maps - so a mere 1 year newer and thus still 2 years old.

Idiots :(
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 04-30-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 130,858
Posted By fibble
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

Hey Russell,

This might help:

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/90230331/CoastalETech%20LockPick%20CHR558%20Installation%20in%20a%202014%20Jeep%20Grand%20Cherokee%20SRT.pdf

Not for the RAX...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
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, 05:03 AM
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Views: 102,510
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: 1,357
Views: 102,510
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+ 04-13-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,708
Posted By Madmick
Re: Capless fuel filler and dust

Auxiliary fuel tank was fitted no more problems extra 75litres worth the spend when you consider the alternative 5493954940
Now have two filler points inside the main filling point which is quite...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By Bigskiddy
On a trip at the moment towing the caravan. Last...

On a trip at the moment towing the caravan. Last night did a quick stop. Lowered the quadra lift to entry/exit height. Levelled the van with the jockey wheel. Tow ball was sitting about an inch below...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-26-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 130,858
Posted By mikeregister
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

1. Yes you can connect your own camera. I wouldn't see why you we need any certain specs to do this.

2. Yes, you can view front cam or cargo cam at any speed.

3. Yes you can hook up your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By nicam
Re: WK2 Offroad

The full video, with me and others


https://youtu.be/NkYC4rv1XWU
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By BigCat
Re: WK2 Offroad

I was using Hill Desent Control, once you learn to use the shifter/paddles to determine your speed it's great!


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-20-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By allypally
Re: The Towing thread

If you want the cam to be used as a rearview mirror whilst driving, I would try to get something around 70-90Deg.
If to be used for reversing, get something around 120Deg
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By Benn0
Re: WK2 Offroad

ok, at 40 seconds int he video it looks like the drivers front is hard up against something and all 3 other wheels are turning, so the center lock was working there. Perhaps rock mode reduces the TC...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-19-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 130,858
Posted By SNUKE
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

Just to clarify on this, it's not true. For some reason it was like this the first day. Ever since then it is back to normal and automatically selecting CD when switching from Radio to Media, even...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By nicam
Re: WK2 Offroad

Public now!
Jeep Grand Cherokee does rock gardens Yalwal: http://youtu.be/fVsXXUJ7CoE
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-18-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By indydof
Re: WK2 Offroad

Just get the dealer to update via their system, the update improves many other things too. My hardest part was convincing the dealer to do it.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-18-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,197
Posted By Benn0
Re: WK2 Offroad

I thought someone else reported the same issue? And from memory they reported it to the dealer who said there was an update for that (IIRC)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-05-2015, 10:19 PM
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Posted By nicjak
Re: The Towing thread

if you are travelling a laser type temp checker is very handy we use them to check truck wheel bearings and all sorts of workshop related temp issues.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 03-05-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 130,858
Posted By schmieg
Re: new lockpick for the 8,4 uconnect, 99% software

I know that on one of the earlier UConnect updates, I had to install it twice to get it to work properly.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-05-2015, 02:35 AM
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Posted By SnakeDoctor
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

MY2015 Jeep GC Limited, Nav via VR works.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By BobT
Re: The Towing thread

Yes, I was surprised at the variation as well. At each stop on a long trip I like to go around and place my hand on each tyre to check that there is nothing untoward going on. With all tyres...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By Jarse
Re: The Towing thread

If you're going to use a WDH, just remove the bars before offroading.
That's what I used to do with our offroad caravan.

Our Vista RV has a tongue load of 200-220 when loaded to 1600kg. I'm...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2015, 05:11 AM
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Views: 102,510
Posted By allypally
Re: The Towing thread

Cooper tyres guide


http://www.slippersopreis.nl/mediapool/77/773779/data/bandenspanning_Cooper_tire_pressure.pdf.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By Bigskiddy
The camper manufacturer should be able to answer...

The camper manufacturer should be able to answer that info, in particular an actual ball weight of the camper.

WDH on a offroad camper would be like putting training wheels on a Moto GP...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,510
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

No I don't Russell.

I'm thinking about trying one out to minimise porpoising when the road has undulating irregularities. Essentially the Quadralift feels a bit under-dampened, and this increases...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-01-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13,521
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Posted By fibble
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

2015 GC allows Nav via VR.

Doesn't work very well for the addresses I nominated (or maybe its my voice :o) but definitely finds POIs fine.

I use two stage process - first say...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,795
Posted By BobT
Re: WK2 Wheel Specs

Your Tvan guy is quite right. You can read more on these and following posts, http://www.jeepgarage.org/f190/265-60r18-at-tyres-now-available-in-lt-construction-50077-3.html#post795937 and here...
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