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Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-02-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,023
Posted By kfc01
Re: What tires really fit?

Has anyone tried MAXXIS MT-762 on the jeep?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-02-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,023
Posted By kfc01
Re: What tires really fit?

Sounds great, if you can get some pics posted of it, I will add it to the top of this thread.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-02-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,023
Posted By kfc01
Re: What tires really fit?

Do you mind if I grab a few pics and add it to the top of this thread?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 04-14-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,023
Posted By kfc01
WK2 Tires - Compilation of owners experiences

Hi All,

In my search for the best tire for my WK2 I have been compiling a document based on peoples experience on forums. Here is is so far, as I get more I will update the page


LT275/65R18...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-31-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,939
Posted By kfc01
Re: First 10 days- impressions, likes, dislikes?

They do, there is a button on the door you push and they both fold in. I use this after I park every day Or do you mean something else?
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-30-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By kfc01
Re: Upgrading from JK - Wheel/tyre Question

Hey mate,

I'm in Perth, WA and was looking for a similar setup to what you have, I tried fitting several 17" rims at the local specialist and got some to fit with okish backspace but the clearance...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-30-2011, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,472
Posted By kfc01
Re: TSB 18-012-11a

Yes I found that information hard to obtain from my delership too, what TSB's where applied, when were they done, what is outstanding...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-29-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By kfc01
Re: 265/65/17

I had a landcruiser ;) and this is better for my 90% on road style. I have managed to find rims too, Prado was an option however for the same features 30k more. Very happy with the Jeep over my...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-28-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,930
Posted By kfc01
Re: Nitto 285/60/18 Terra Grappler tires

Same height as the 265,65,18 BFG ATR, only questions will be will the extra width cause any rubbing?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-28-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,019
Posted By kfc01
Re: Auto or Sport - Fuel Efficiency

I drive to a train station during the week in a bit of traffic, and do a few highway runs, I also do more open road driving on the weekend.

I am averaging 11.6 and with the open roads it gets down...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 03-27-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,160
Posted By kfc01
Re: Test drove V-6 today - Not excited

I have a 6 second DSG VW GTI as my other car and now have the v6 limited, I find its acceleration is actually very good. I run it in sports mode which gives it a more aggressive gear ratio and 80% to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-25-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,832
Posted By kfc01
Re: I am getting spooked

no problems with mine either, people with no problems are not likely to complain.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-24-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By kfc01
Re: WK2 dual batteries

I went to arb and a few other spots both said there isnt space under the hood to mount, so you need a portable system. Something like the thumper which the gets wired in and sits at the rear, they...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By kfc01
Re: Aussie Overland

Which dealership? I got mine from ossie park.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-23-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By kfc01
Re: Aussie Overland

Gratz mate, I have had my limited for about 4 weeks now (i'm in Perth), just about to do my 1st service and get the underbody bash plates installed. So far all good no problems (touch woodgrain) to...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-21-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,249
Posted By kfc01
Re: Nitto 255/60/18 vs BFG 265/65/18

Will have a look, going to a jeep specialist on weds for them to fit some aftermarket rims and tires starting from 17" to see if any will clear the calipers.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-19-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,249
Posted By kfc01
Re: Nitto 255/60/18 vs BFG 265/65/18

Definitely worth a look, thanks for the link, I will try a few more jeep specialists next week to see if I can find a 17" rim, most of them are too small for the break calipers...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-18-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,249
Posted By kfc01
Re: Nitto 255/60/18 vs BFG 265/65/18

Unfortunately only available in

38x15.50R18 128Q
37x13.50R18 124Q
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-18-2011, 02:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,249
Posted By kfc01
Nitto 255/60/18 vs BFG 265/65/18

Ok well It has been a mission but I am getting closer to finding my offroad set.

I am looking at the XD Monster Rims with +35 Offset

I have the following choices in tires:

1. The Nitto...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-06-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By kfc01
265/65/17

Here in Aus I have had a few tyre shops looking for me, they are able to get some rims after market which took a few days searching but at 18" there isnt any MT's, I could go for an AT set but then...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 03-04-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By kfc01
Re: QL Warning Message on EVIC Today

I have found this happens when airflow is restricted, I have been in the garage several times and this has happend, just backed out into the open area and it works fine.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-01-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,565
Posted By kfc01
Re: 2011 Jeep/Mopar Black & Machined 18" Wheelset

Is there any official site that tells us the exact offset? is 56.4 what our standard rims have? I have just being say an offset of 56 and the guys go to their computer and see what they have..
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-01-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,565
Posted By kfc01
Re: 2011 Jeep/Mopar Black & Machined 18" Wheelset

Thanks guys,

Yes the dealer can get them in, he has a 6 week lead time. I will let you know the outcome of my rim shopping later today

kFc
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-01-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,887
Posted By kfc01
Re: Favorite Thing about your WK2

My front and rear park assist are awesome, having the little radar icon beeping on the front left saying how close I am to my other parked car takes so much less stress out of parking a 4wd :),...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-27-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,565
Posted By kfc01
Re: 2011 Jeep/Mopar Black & Machined 18" Wheelset

Did you find any other after markets with the right offset? I called Mickey Thompson here in Aus and the most they had in their rims was 30, which is no where near the 56 required. I am about to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-27-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,374
Posted By kfc01
Re: CAI give actual performance or MPG improvements?

Opps 2011 :) Your right, CAI in for me has always been coupled with exhaust and a remap, so to just speak about it on its own is not exactly correct. I stand corrected
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 02-27-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,374
Posted By kfc01
Re: CAI give actual performance or MPG improvements?

Hi there, this is my first post, Im from Aus too and looking at a CAI for my v6 2001 JGC, from my previous experience here, you can expect significant gains by doing such a small thing, why? because...
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