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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-28-2014, 05:04 AM
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Views: 82,537
Posted By GlennR
Re: The Towing thread

Cheers guys👍


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-27-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 82,537
Posted By GlennR
Re: The Towing thread

Guys,
Excuse me if the question might sound silly to you seasoned towers, but can you turn the tow hitch upside down (replacing ball to the top) to give a little more height. Both my boat trailer...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:for Southport Jeep. In today for a minor warranty repair. They also recomended this morning that they completed the two outstanding recalls (brake & sun visor) rather...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-01-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

Fog lamp
I highly recommend Frizelles Southport. It's a bit if a drive for me but I've had two good services there the last 12 months. Guy on desk is excellent.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-14-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

If you are booked into Frizelles Southport, you are in good hands.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,329
Posted By GlennR
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

...Sorry Mate...I had a bad day at work and following the Nav debacle, I couldn't resist a jibe at the "two weeks porkies" you've endured the last year. I'm sure JA takes safety very serious. In the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,329
Posted By GlennR
Re: Product Safety Recalls Australia

...nope, called customer service and Pinocchio told me to expect a letter about the possiblity of running into the back of somebody or an unsuspecting power pole due to hard brakes in about two...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By GlennR
Re: Diesel Fuel Additive

I've run in to a sizable quantity of free Fuel Doctor (conditioner/injector clean) and ran the shock treatment initially followed by 250ml per tank for the last 4 fills. I can confirm there is a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-05-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By GlennR
Re: Fuel Refill Record

Got over 90L in mine from a Shell servo in Cleveland renowned for having dodgy pumps!! Had to check under the car for leaks!!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-24-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,283
Posted By GlennR
Re: About to Buy a Jeep GC in Brisbane - Advice Needed.

I use Frizelles at Southport. Its an hour down the road but boy are they on the ball. If you've got a spare hour, I can sit you down and tell you about the appalling experience at Mt Gravatt.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

I think you put me onto these guys John. I am also happy with the service and am OK to take the hour drive down from Brizzy for peace of mind. They have a top bloke on reception who also told me the...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-30-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,449
Posted By GlennR
Diesel Fuel Additive

Guys,
Got talking today about fuel conditioning and was recommended this product by a friend. Anybody else use it or have comments. I know of one WK2 owner who swears by it decreasing fuel...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-18-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

OK, I've been treated to Valvoline Synpower MST 5W30. Heres the spec :-

http://www.yakolda.com/assets/eng/pdf_pisheets/SynPowerMSTSAE5W-30.pdf

Cost at $147 on the service sheet but just noticed...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
I can only think of the oil change. But it's...

I can only think of the oil change. But it's absolutely howling off the line....still no chip!! Nothing's quoted on my service slip but I might call them Monday as ask. They may have added a dca to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

40k service today at Southport, $850. Expensive I know but this is my second service here and I am happy overall. The guy on the desk is extremely knowledgeable, helpful and offered me advice on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By GlennR
Re: Battery Saga

Yep, Switchmode charger is the only way to go for your AGM. Get yourself a set of beefy jump leads, the budget skinny ones are OK to hang out the washing. I would have thought the Hyundai revved up...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-15-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 34,159
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

At last...I can add my contribution to this thread. I've been pretty satisfied with my nav, however have not really used it in anger....until yesterday. Brisbanites will recognise the roads, but...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-14-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

HI John,
40k due this week ($850 quoted plus diff oils if required) so cant help on exact price for a 50k but I'm sure I read the 50k service is about the same price as a 40k. Mines in at Southport,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-14-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

This one? Or would you reccomend Mobils, Penrites, Castrols?

API GL-5 Synthetic 75W-90, 75W-140 - Nulon Products Australia (http://www.nulon.com.au/support/specifications-list/252/#.UtTaQvuB3iI)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-14-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,618
Posted By GlennR
Re: Jeep service costs

:confused::confused::confused:Guys, this post has a tremendous amount of good info, good that we all seem to be around the same kms and can share excellent researched info to help the masses. I for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-13-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By GlennR
Re: Diff oil replacement

Mines in at Southport Friday. The 40k service is quoted at $850 but this does not include transmission fluids that are a "check and replace if required" on the itinerary. With is in mind, I might...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-12-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,450
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Nitto Terra Grapplers

I think the Nittos are pretty sensitive to wheel alignment. Mine were set up originally at OR1 height by mistake. The noise difference running at OR1 and AUTO was night and day. They have since been...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-09-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,771
Posted By GlennR
Re: How often do you clean your ride

Sorry guys....got man flu so been incapable of lifting my hands to the keyboard. I get mine from here, including the associated cleaner. You'll love the long lasting leather smell.

Car Care...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-08-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,771
Posted By GlennR
Re: How often do you clean your ride

I use Zaino's leather care products. The cleaner is great and you wouldn't believe the dirt it shifts, followed by the same brand conditioner. Smells like leather that lasts for months. Wouldn't...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-06-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,771
Posted By GlennR
Re: How often do you clean your ride

Mines also 150m gravel. Didn't cause this though! Took me all of yesterday to clean. The chrome brow on the tailgate had a huge amount of dust trapped behind it, but the cabin seals did a great job...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-01-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,450
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Nitto Terra Grapplers

My first outing on the Nitto's at Mt Mee, north of Brisbane Australia. Some great climbs through forest trails and plenty of steep gravel decents that gave the electronics and suspension controls a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Gave the Terra Grapplers a work out this week including various 4wd configurations at Mt Mee north of Brizzy. Downhill descent is a great feature and whilst I only went "moderate" due to having steps...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-18-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By GlennR
Re: Wheel Alignment Specs JGC with Quadralift

Hi All,
I got my wheel alignment re-calibrated today in SPORT mode. The initial front toe measurements (report in mm rather than angle) were way out. Toe measurements are now close to +0.5mm left...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By GlennR
Re: Wheel Alignment Specs JGC with Quadralift

The camber designed into our Queensland roads is pretty severe based on the tropical rainfall we experience and necessary run off. My Jeep also pulls left slightly but there are are highways with...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By GlennR
Re: Wheel Alignment Specs JGC with Quadralift

The toe reading on my alignment report reads in mm not in degrees. Is there a translation from one to the other. Total toe = 0.8mm front and 1.4mm rear.
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-17-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By GlennR
Re: Wheel Alignment Specs JGC with Quadralift

My alignment (toe only, front and rear) was done in ORI likely by mistake. The QL I disengaged before tyre change had been re-engaged as I was handed back the keys and the suspension was already...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 12-16-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,477
Posted By GlennR
Re: Wheel Alignment Specs JGC with Quadralift

^BUMP. Also, can anybody assist with the correct height for carrying out alignment, AUTO, SPORT, ORI? Cheers.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-13-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Did yours quieten down after a few 100kms? I dropped my pressure down to 36psi and the noise increased. I put a bit more air in (39psi) that seems to have quietened them down somewhat...seems to be a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-12-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

20" Nitto Terra Grapplers fitted today.

First Impressions : -



They look GREAT. Have certainly added a bit of testosterone to the appearance. Jeep looks like it could climb the north face...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-12-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Good write up. Cheers Bob.

Good write up. Cheers Bob.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-11-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Just noticed the speed rating on my Nitto's is "S" meaning I'm somewhat limited above 180kmh. Better watch the speedo from now on. Load rating is 111 which is greater than the stock Khumo's. Not sure...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Solid side out?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-10-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

I stand corrected. I was at a Toyo Gold Star dealer who is fitting the Nitto's. :thumbsup:. He also reckoned the Kuhmo's did pretty well to survive 40k but went on to show me where I had actually...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-10-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Nittos fitted this Friday. I had my Khumo's checked out and got a confirmation "they are an accident waiting to happen" with the outer treads no longer having sipes to disperse the water. That...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 17,849
Posted By GlennR
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Sorted. Didn't realize Khumo's and Nittos come from the same factory. Local Khumo dealer can source and install 265's for $300 a corner.
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