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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Hi Steve
With a single axle the pendulum effect from location of van loading is crucial. No extra weight at extremes of front or back of van?
I run even lower on fronts maybe 2.5-6 when WDH is on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 03:32 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Steve
Happy to put in my two cents worth of trial by seat of pants. My van is a JB Scorpion 19ft with tandem Ind suspension. What tyre pressures on vehicle?
Max
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-01-2015, 01:51 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Limited white
I bought my JGC14 in Sydney and returned home to Hobart. I'm very happy with Eurocentral/Hobart Jeep's response to every warranty request so far. In the past have avoided them like...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2014, 04:05 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

HGM
You've already nailed the problem..all the weight at the back of the trailer. In this configuration the trailer is a giant pendulum, with huge momentum in the sway or yawing movements. Weight...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-30-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,678
Posted By Silverhammer
Re: Bullbars...

Yeah most probably all bull bars require surgery to the plastic things they call bumpers on latest vehicles. Guys fitting it did a great job, Uneek bar is a very good fit, much tidier fit than ARB in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-08-2014, 03:04 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

The role of the WDH is not to level the car but to transfer load back onto the front wheels. This tries to restore the grip of front tyres largely diminished by the weight at the back from the ball...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-07-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

bigSkiddy
Hi. I've got a 2014 Laredo Card with QL and ORA2. I tow an off road van that weighs about 2.8-3t loaded. From Jeeps handbook your mate must use a WDH given the weight you described is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2014, 06:29 PM
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Views: 4,678
Posted By Silverhammer
Re: Bullbars...

So here's a pic of my MY14 Laredo CRD with a UNEEK bar just fitted. Its the urban design. I wasn't keen on a white on white look so went with the black/chrome look. The bar is excellent in design...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-21-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Got it right Bigskiddy. But sitting in a van with 20C from a gas heater makes it just a bit wussy probably.
Max
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-21-2014, 05:47 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Cradle Mountain last Friday! Snow setting...oh yeah, works on ice too.42816
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-11-2014, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: Dash Lights?

Yeah the dimmer probably only works with headlights on, the first stage working the interior lights then dimming. Duh...my mistake. Been awhile since ive seen a driveIn let alone go to one. What...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-11-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By Silverhammer
Re: Dash Lights?

Try the dash dimmer, a roller wheel near headlight switch\knob. Also there's a hard button below Uconnect screen and on left that switches screen off. Useful on long trips at night.
Silverhammer
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-14-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Just bite the bullet and buy a different height gooseneck part of the hitch, not much brass compared to your other ideas. It's the only way to get the van and vehicle each level led without mucking...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-02-2014, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Corey
your situation is a typical 'free beer for everyone ....yesterday' that Jeep excel at......warm and fuzzy followed by just fuzzy.
Max
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Hi Gr8ness
Your manual text is much appreciated, it verifies my experience except for tailgate. I've sat on the back bumper with tailgate up many times whilst out in the bush and observed the car...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 10:20 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Re: The Towing thread

Hi guys
My Laredo with QL and ORA2 certainly adjusts it's height when left. UNLESS you leave a door open...The manual supports this discovery. Any height movement or later adjustments will not...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-13-2014, 11:00 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Steve Yeah forgot about the gyro gear loose...

Steve
Yeah forgot about the gyro gear loose stuff to avoid collisions, thanks for the correction. But it is consistent with my view that active brake lights are and should be only an indicator of...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-13-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
2 questions are implied in your post. I'd like to...

2 questions are implied in your post. I'd like to comment on one, brake lights activated by Jeeps TSC. I'm very confident this doesn't happen because Jeeps traction control also uses braking without...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-24-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Silverhammer
Hi guys. Same temps in my MY14 CRD towing my 2.8t...

Hi guys. Same temps in my MY14 CRD towing my 2.8t off road van. I'm interested that around the EVIC digital temps is a white half circle Low to High indicator. At these temps the highest indication...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-28-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 103,150
Posted By Silverhammer
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Benaldo
Is your hook in fact an eye ie closed? I thought the Jeep genuine articles were open hooks? What stops the D shackle falling off your hook? Am I missing something?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-26-2014, 11:28 PM
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Views: 4,662
Posted By Silverhammer
Can't watch video, copyright police have blocked...

Can't watch video, copyright police have blocked it! Never seen thst before. What the hell is in your video?
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-26-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 30,655
Posted By Silverhammer
Snuke Had same issue with balance/fade always...

Snuke
Had same issue with balance/fade always being just off centre. Then new replacement radio unit installed early Jan with 13.51.1 and bingo. Also restored whole pile of missing menu items and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-02-2014, 06:20 AM
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Views: 1,369
Posted By Silverhammer
Yep thanks for that. Will check with dealer next...

Yep thanks for that. Will check with dealer next visit.

Max
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-31-2013, 02:35 AM
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Views: 1,369
Posted By Silverhammer
Update for all those kind enough to post replies....

Update for all those kind enough to post replies. Dealer ordered and fitted new radio head unit which included screen. Said it would take 6 weeks, got it in 3 weeks. Called on 30 Dec to fit on 31...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-27-2013, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
My Laredo is like it too. Dealer was surprised...

My Laredo is like it too. Dealer was surprised too and checked with Jeep. It's extra protection for air box intake.
Max

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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-11-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 30,655
Posted By Silverhammer
Pls ignore my cynicism Willx. We're really...

Pls ignore my cynicism Willx. We're really grateful for your support. I haven't noticed the radio designations for International before eg RJ3 is mine, but previously it was always just RA3 etc Does...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-11-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By Silverhammer
Dyno Test? Got some mods to Test? Sent...

Dyno Test? Got some mods to Test?

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Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 12-11-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 30,655
Posted By Silverhammer
New update list: Backup camera guidelines...

New update list: Backup camera guidelines active?????? Believe it when I see them. Hope this applies to our Oz Laredo cameras that are velly velly good...NOT! Perhaps a Jeep stock order for our...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By Silverhammer
Thanks. I noticed Exhaust Gas Temp gauge. Just...

Thanks. I noticed Exhaust Gas Temp gauge. Just what I want for towing. But after a quick look at website for the app, I reckon the EGT data is measured at Cat Convertor not thru a probe sendor in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-09-2013, 04:09 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
Saw one last week, has very sexy rounded...

Saw one last week, has very sexy rounded rectangular exhaust tips set into the revised bumper trim. Cool but it's all cosmetic.

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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-08-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,119
Posted By Silverhammer
200sxr MY14 Wk2 using Dash command? Sent...

200sxr
MY14 Wk2 using Dash command?

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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-08-2013, 12:19 AM
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Posted By Silverhammer
The height of the intake is not as much an issue...

The height of the intake is not as much an issue as it's direction. It's aimed directly to suck in water forced under the lip of the bonnet. Other 4x4s have intakes same height but located where an...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,321
Views: 95,259
Posted By Silverhammer
My Dealer advice is the Jeep camera for Laredo...

My Dealer advice is the Jeep camera for Laredo has harness from camera to a plug under steering wheel panels. The cable runs above doors under trim. So any splicing of an alternative camera would...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 103,150
Posted By Silverhammer
Wadeaus According to the dealer the Jeep hooks...

Wadeaus
According to the dealer the Jeep hooks were Jeep Australia's design in response to the known issues. But the mounts look exactly like the excellent Chief ones discussed here. Only hooks no...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-30-2013, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Silverhammer
I've used Glen the 12 Volt Guy. He's sensational....

I've used Glen the 12 Volt Guy. He's sensational. Mobile, comes to you. Knows JGCs. Expert in cameras, charging systems, everthing 12v for cars and vans. Google him.
Max

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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-30-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 103,150
Posted By Silverhammer
These are front recovery hooks, so not sure what...

These are front recovery hooks, so not sure what you've seen on a MY14. As discussed here ad nauseaum rocking horse droppings are more prevalent than MY14 front hooks. The dealer is SVM Mosman...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-29-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 103,150
Posted By Silverhammer
My Sydney dealer showed me on Thursday the...

My Sydney dealer showed me on Thursday the genuine MY14 Jeep Recovery Hook just released.
Yep touched it myself in a genuine Jeep box.

Note singular 'hook' only a single RH (ot LH?) hook can be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2013, 05:06 AM
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Views: 95,259
Posted By Silverhammer
The big deal for me is all moving parts are...

The big deal for me is all moving parts are totally isolated from dust and grit, so minimal wear. Also low profile means good clearance for rear door. Excellent build quality. Have had a tree and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-24-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,679
Posted By Silverhammer
That should be X, 303 is great. Sent from my...

That should be X, 303 is great.

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Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-24-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,679
Posted By Silverhammer
X for 303 Protect! Sent from my GT-N5110...

X for 303 Protect!

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