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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-03-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,889
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: If you were to give up your GC today, what would you get?

If i was to change from my current Jeep Grand Cherokee
What would i replace it with

A Nissan Patrol or Toyota Land cruiser either of these.

I am over the over complicated systems, the huge...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 11,626
Views: 812,324
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Fantastic
Go for it



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 451
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Brisbane day trips

well Done


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-27-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 3,644
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,581
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: WK2 DownUnder

The USA ones will fit only with some modifications including some cutting
Fo aust spec it is easier all be it dear to fit the Chief recovery points
But they are not cheap
But fit great and have...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-26-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Is this normal from factory

Not good
Dealer should replace


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-18-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 994
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: AFE ecodiesel intake..yay.

I would be worried about water ingestion.
A diesel needs to have a snorkel to guard against it and needs to get fresh air unpolluted by dust or dirt
From the photo you get lots of mud dust, water...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-18-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 607
Views: 36,515
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Jeep service costs

If that was to happen i am sure that the makers of the After market would go Jeep if they attempted to say that the non genuine part caused the issue jeep would have to prove

Mate is a mechanic...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 421
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: ABS/Stability Control service notice...

A jeep thing
Seriously though i had the oil pressure light come one go off come on go off
After leaving it for a few days booked it in to the dealer drove it in no issue
Dealer said there was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-17-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,889
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: If you were to give up your GC today, what would you get?

IT depends on what you want or need
As for me and needing a good tow vehicle and 4 x 4 vehicle i will go for a Toyota Land-cruiser even though they are much dearer here in Australia

As for...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-17-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Oppo Review Of GC

I read your review with interest
In Australia we have limited choices and our base prices are much higher than you guys in USA (due to government charges, levies, Taxes and any other profiteering...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 36,515
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Jeep service costs

Which oiL filter part number is for the 2012 -13 mv v6 3 lt diesel motor ?


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,090
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

I would put a wager on him
And then stand next to him when they attempt

I would also specify not JA mopar design from best tow bars
Maybe they are now buying the Cheif recovery points

...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Dealer Fitted Mopar Rock Rails

There are plenty of helpful guides on U tub and other forum areas step by step guides that will alert you to issues they had and how they addressed them
Most say the fist side takes up to 6 hours...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Dealer Fitted Mopar Rock Rails

Good luck


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,517
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Dealer Fitted Mopar Rock Rails

I had the dealer fit the mopar rock rails
Big mistake

They have had 3 attempts to fit them correctly and i still do not believe they are fitted right.
But getting them to try again would be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,090
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

How big a dick is he
Just shows you the dealers have no idea.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,252
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee Blackhawk

White is the New Black


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 36,515
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Jeep service costs

Hard to have any trust in our dealers


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 06-02-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,721
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Brake Booster recall

I am sure here in Oz that Jeep Australia will do the usual thing and burry their heads in the sand and deny any issue has ever existed.

Unlikely they will send us letters


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11,626
Views: 812,324
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

If any one want the Jeep Aust provided recovery point i have one never used in anger.
Will sell cheap PM me


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11,626
Views: 812,324
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Installed my new Chief recovery points over he weekend.
So much better than the useless Jeep Australia supplied hook.

Also finally got around to installing my new UHF radio




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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-30-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,856
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Capless fuel filler and dust

Nice thats what is needed.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-30-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,856
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Capless fuel filler and dust

When i saw the cap less area i was a little taken back
Its obvious to me that both water and bull dust will and can enter the tank when you put he fuel filler hose in
For Australia, i thin Jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 15,346
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Rear safety camera

The bracket is Kia

But i agree less money from JA in giving sports people and others cars to drive and more support to their paying customers would be a great start


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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 603
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Mud Flaps/Spash Gaurds REMOVAL (2014 JGC LIMITED)

OMG what horrible mud flaps
There are better out their than those


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Extended warranty

The reason they are disappointed is because they make at least 100% profit on these thing for making a simple 20cent phone call.
You just cost them money and their bonus.


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-25-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,551
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Skid Plates on Diesel Summit

In australia we have an after market provider who has now manufactured a steel skid plate for this area to replace the cardboard one under the sump area and it fits the diesel

Chief products i...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-25-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Diesel overland burning smell at idle during test drive

Yep pretty normal for this in vehicles in Australia regardless of make

Takes a little while for the protective coating to burn away from exhaust areas




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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,832
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: EcoDiesel Which Oil Will You Use

It seems in Australia dealers are free to use oil that does fully meet the Jeep specifications
A ring around sees most dealers in South east Queensland using a castrol product and when you review...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-17-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11,626
Views: 812,324
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Wonder if a similar circumstance exists with Jeep Australia?
Me thinks it is so


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,090
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

The story is bull
Its just JA does not want to admit liability as they fear that all of us who did not get front recovery points will sue them.
As for their so call Fix it sucks and its way too...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-13-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,760
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: HELP!! Meguiars Tire Shined Stained My Painted Trim!!!

I have been told that the majority of major car care products contain Silicon and in tyre shine this silicon when the tryes warm up melts and comes off on to the paint work. So it sounds like thats...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11,626
Views: 812,324
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

The question is what is the criteria set by JA for this insider achievement.

Is it customer service and satisfaction If so how many owners fail to respond or even raise issues of customer...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-09-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Oil light WK2 MY13 Limited JGC

Up date
Been to the dealer today
They say went though it however the computer cold no show any issues nor were there any stored information as to light coming on.

Good & bad
At least it is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-08-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,606
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Rapidly deteriorating oil life

Here in australia we are told oil change required every 10,000 kilometers not miles
which would be in miles only 6.200 miles

So me thinks were are being ripped off


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-08-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,606
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Rapidly deteriorating oil life

Sounds like mumbo jumbo to me
New fully synt oil is made to before longer under harder conditions.
So if the don't take into account the quality of the oil then its just mumbo jumbo designed to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-08-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,883
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

You did a great service to fellow jeep owners
So well done,

It is a pity the tribunal did not also put an order on Jeep to return to the tribunal with evidence that they had in fact done and...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-08-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,606
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Rapidly deteriorating oil life

Not sure of how the on board computer tests the oil for its useful life
And how it knows when the oil is now past its performance levels
Me thinks is this a bit of bull by Jeep




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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-04-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Oil light WK2 MY13 Limited JGC

No Idea where can i see that



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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 05-04-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By fwdjeep
Unhappy Oil light WK2 MY13 Limited JGC

Hi
Today i had not long commened a trip to town
When the Oil warning light cam on momentarily too quck initaly for me to even register that i had occurred
Then went out
A short disanc it cam...
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