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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-10-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Specs on jeep.com.au

I'm very happy with my CRD, it's my first ever diesel car but if I were to swap for a petrol, I'd go with the hemi hands down. When I test drove all 3 engines last year I felt the penstar had good...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 09-06-2012, 03:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,945
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: North Stradbroke Island - Qld, Australia

Very nice pics Kev....

Your tyres look fairly high for beach work, is that the driver error you mention?
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-05-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Another good month for Jeep in August!

Yes, this is great news, they have produced a great car that many of us are really enjoying but it will all account to naught if the Americans are grossly let down by their foreign franchises, ie,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-05-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Cabin Air Filter

clearly nothing!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,549
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: I've broken down

Good to see you may have a quicker solution....

Though I'm still stuck at your initial 5 week delay!!!!!

As a new convert to Jeep, this is where I get rattled. Holden, Ford, Toyota and probably...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Another good month for Jeep in August!

Great figures and great news and this is particularly encouraging for new Jeep converts like myself.

Though I have to say I'm not sure how SVTQI would have rated here in Australia.

"holistic...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-04-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,338
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Should I back out of a deal for a 2012 GC Pentastar?

Matt

Don't touch it without any warranty. A few Aussie buyers down here are really suffering and even with warranty Jeep Australia are next to being useless in listening and more importantly with...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Cabin Air Filter

This is bazaar!

Ok folks let's have some fun!

So far we have 3 upside downers! Let's have a show of hands........

Check your filter and post up whether yours is right way up or upside down....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By AussieWK2
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Axle Corrosion

Just checking to see what everyone has used / is using, ie


fish oil
tectyl 506
Rubbedin?

I've done no beach work yet but may do soon so I'll pull my wheels off in a few weeks to inspect...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Cabin Air Filter

Ok, so the guy on the Export production line who installed our cabin filters was dyslectic....

Perhaps he figured the steering wheel is on the wrong side of the car so it goes the filter should be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,549
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: I've broken down

Is it me or are these machines "hit and miss"?

I'm sure other forums for other cars are going through the same problems but does it seem to be an unusually higher ratio of our cars were built on...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-03-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Plastic cover on the back of leather front seats?

My passenger seat has a slight annoying rattle so I took the plastic cover off to try and find the problem.

Anyhow, the cover simply slots in and clips on / off in 2-3 seconds. Sounds like it has...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-03-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,271
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: PLEASE CHECK YOURS!! front bumper issue...

Here I was chilling out just reading a few threads and opened this one.

Got up, went to the garage and checked the driver's side (RHS) - all good. Then checked passenger side and there it...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,005
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Cabin Air Filter

I vacuumed my car on the weekend and thought I check out the filter.....gotta hand it to the pleb who factory installed it. It has a very clear arrow pointing down to install properly, naturally when...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 09-01-2012, 12:53 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,399
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk

Very nice!

Will it be available to the export market?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-29-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,134
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Bullbar coming

I'd say they'd all be pretty much feral up there! The wheel alignments would be a small price to pay for the community and environment services alone! I hear they make excellent wheel chocks.....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-29-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,134
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Bullbar coming

I'm with Bob, I think it lacks "Jeep" aesthetics, it almost defaces it. Not sure how much time was spent on the look IMHO. It almost looks like a rework from another make / model 4X4.

Studgun's...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 71,127
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

Mendo, don't forget to keep us posted when you take your wheels off and inspect for corrosion :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 71,127
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

Jorn

You really have to be confident in the product you are buying in to and if you're not confident you should look to other well respected, tried and proven manufacturers (Landcruiser, Prado,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Opinions needed - thinking of cancelling order

Well corrected!

From memory it's on the passenger side......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Opinions needed - thinking of cancelling order

Try buying NSW and registering in Qld and then ask that question!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-27-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Axle Corrosion

I suspect either some or all of us will suffer from various amounts of rust in our cars.

Rust even under our seats.....http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=46307

I don't think a car...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-27-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,291
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Jeep on the beach

Did you drop your tyre pressure, they don't look very low.....?
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-27-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,354
Posted By AussieWK2
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-27-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Opinions needed - thinking of cancelling order

Matty just be aware the 2nd hand unregistered car would have been in the Australian national system at one point or another and would be easy for Vicroads to identify it.

What you're doing (and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-26-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Opinions needed - thinking of cancelling order

Good for you Matty!

Question: Is your Gold Coast dealer looking after Victorian rego?

The reason I ask is I bought mine from Sydney but as it was to be Queensland registered I could not include...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Axle Corrosion

That's right, you took delivery and went for and immediate romp at Fraser! Man I think your wheels will struggle to come off!

If you get them off, it would be great if you posted a few images of...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: yay or nay

Don't bother jumping up and down with Jeep (by all accounts they have deaf ears and won't hear you.

Don't bother with ACCC, the agro isn't worth it.

Cancel the deal and ditch your dealer. Some...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,886
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Axle Corrosion

Man......that is some serious corrosion for a new car. Looks like they've used cheap Chinese black steel!!! Is this for real? Looks more like some 1970's old banger?

If this is on the level,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-24-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,374
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Chrome Side Steps

Bob

Getting the arrow on the bolts was the tricky bit of the instal. You won't need the epoxy :)! I found this worked for me:



Get the bolt to sit / hang freely in position with arrow...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-24-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 50,664
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: What car are you dumping to make room for your WK2?

Moved over from a 2004 Prado Grande.

It gave me 7 years, 96000kms of trouble free driving both on and off the road.

But I just love this Jeep thing, not too big, not too small, just right.:)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-23-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 91,141
Posted By AussieWK2
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-23-2012, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 91,141
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

I take you live in overcrowded europe and you wish you lived down here? :thumbsup:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-23-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 91,141
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Not sure that I'm liking those exposed hoses.....?

I can just see many scenarios now......knee deep in the sand / mud trying to pull someone out or getting pulled out yourself, pull the cover off,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-23-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 91,141
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

So, the European's have decreed the hooks would be a danger to pedestrians? mmmm have to think through the logic of that one.

I'm not an astrophysicist but I would have thought the velocity and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 91,141
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Thanks for the pics.

I still can't fathom the complete balls up of the the front hook. Why any 4X4 manufacturer would assume a front hook to be "optional" is beyond me.

I must confess I've...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Looks like we're not the only ones with gripes...

This is my first diesel (car) and that's something i didn't know before. Thanks for explaining that in layman's terms Swampy! :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,176
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Fixed price service

So, if you're saying $723.00 for 2 services (that's $361.50 per service) including a courtesy car, I'd jump at it.

Dealer servicing is always over the top but this sounds like a reasonably good...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-22-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,306
Posted By AussieWK2
Re: Goodbye HEMI, Hello Ecoboost

Love it! I could just imagine the hillbillies in that State hitting 110 MPH!! (the reasonable police down here try give a 10% variation to the letter of the law)
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