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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-20-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,015
Posted By Victor1960
Re: First Off Road experience in the sand..

Hi again, in our group there were 10 trucks, the smallest was a Suzuki Vitara, and then there were Chevrolet S10, VW Amarok, Ford Ranger, Land Rover, Toyota SW4, etc., here is a pic of the whole...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-20-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Here's a few photos of the WK2 Lower Front Guard installed on a MY14 during our latest test fitting. :)

Cheers,
Bill

WK2 Lower Front Guard (Front View) - MY14 Test Fit...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-19-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,015
Posted By Victor1960
First Off Road experience in the sand..

Hi everybody,
Just came back from a weekend at the sand dunes, this is the same place where one of the Dakar stages is held, great place, great experience, hope you like the pics.

Here I am...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-19-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,641
Posted By nicam
Re: Front skid plate for WK2?

I read here people got quotes from the dealer for the ACC sensor for $6k,
Mopar America sells them for under $1000!

A $5000 mark up seems a bit excessive don't you think!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-17-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 48,105
Posted By Domo10
Re: Jeep service costs

Hi there, had the same issue, turned out to be a loose engine mount bolt.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 48,105
Posted By Benn0
Re: Jeep service costs

I had my first experience with climbing temps recently, not towing. Gravel road moderate incline, ambient was about 27degrees, oil temp went to 110. As soon as I came down again it dropped to 95.
...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-16-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,057
Posted By epicgc
Re: New ARB Compressor Install WK2

Good call out, I missed your plastic cover. Sorry about that. But it does look like a much tighter spot than the Hemi's have. I am pretty familiar with Stu and will have to send him a note to pick...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 48,105
Posted By fwdjeep
Re: Jeep service costs

As soon as we see a hill the tempreture goes up sharply,
It get to almost the red on hill and stays there
To date not into the red but so dam close it does not matter
When i am towing the van
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 16,685
Posted By Hutch801
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

my speedo reads about 102 at 100 I have 275/55/20 no big deal for me, yes consumption will go up a little I am around 10's in town but I came from a petrol Prado at around 17-18 so not fussed. My...
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 10-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,057
Posted By Jason911
Re: New ARB Compressor Install WK2

I tried installing an ARB single in my American spec diesel using the Murchison bracket - but it would appear that the U.S. vs the Aussie spec are different. The Murchison bracket will not fit - the...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-15-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Guys,

An update on our WK2 Lower Front Guard.

We received our latest prototype last week, just in time for the WK2 Transmission Protection Plate test fitting, so we took the opportunity to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 75,881
Posted By CIEGOS
Now I need to go back and read the posts with a...

Now I need to go back and read the posts with a Crocodile Dundee accent. :P

You gotta love how jeeps bring so many people together.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-12-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 16,685
Posted By allypally
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

I also have the Cooper LTZ 285/50/20's. They fit fine. However, do be aware that because of the aggressive tread, you will have a higher fuel consumption, notice the noise levels raise at under...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-11-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By dpaps
Re: WK2 DownUnder

A bit of lead time for anyone thinking of being in Melbourne that weekend!
Sweet drive in planning!
Open to SRT & Jeep Chrysler Dodge fellow owners!
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-09-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,079
Posted By epicgc
Re: Off Road 18"s

I tweaked my list in the post above to show where I was able to find LT versions of the tires listed.

What size are you running? I figured by staying with an OEM 7.5-8" wheel and not going with...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-06-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

You're very observant Snuke... I didn't even see that. I bet you kick arse at "Where's Waldo".
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-03-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 48,105
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep service costs

Been dreading the 40K service from some of the prices thrown around on here, so much so it's at 42500k's now. Decided I'd order all the Wesfil filters from Aftermarket & Online Car Parts | Vehicle...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-02-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By nicjak
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Heres a tip for those stressing on removing there front or rear guards. No need for the fancy plastic rivets. I brought these at the local auto shop, push in reusable trim clips. Now I can remove the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-02-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Here you go.
Pete
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Arrived today. US$47 plus postage.

Pete
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-28-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,079
Posted By Boxheadmr
Re: Off Road 18"s

Good news.
Yokohama called me today and are sending the tyre dealer a new tyre.
They also filled in the certificate over thr phone.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 48,105
Posted By Ross51
Re: Jeep service costs

When quoted $1500 for a 50,000km service for my CRD from selling dealer, I decided "that's it" after shelling out $1200 for 40,000k service. Based on what I have read in this thread I decided to go...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-23-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,079
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

I already mentioned that, and no one gave me a [emoji106]

I might go feel sorry for myself for a while [emoji22]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,079
Posted By Benn0
Re: Off Road 18"s

Another thing is the spare wheel on the GC is an 18 inch, is the tyre guy saying it is illegal to put the spare tyre on the car?
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Simon,

The WK2 Lower Front Guard is designed to sit behind the lower front air dam, for WK2 owners that want to keep their lower front air dam on most of the time and only remove it for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 774
Views: 48,105
Posted By foglamp
Re: Jeep service costs

A friend and I are traveling together both in MY14 diesel Jeeps.
We both put them into the Jeep dealer in Port Augusta for servicing and my friends Grand needed a wheel alignment as well.
When we...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-17-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By ChrisA
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Hi Red Peekay

Not sure if it is legal, had dark tinted tails on my Colorado for 7 years and never got pinged.

The pedal is this one...

Amazon.com: 2005-2012 CHALLENGER CHARGER MAGNUM 300...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-16-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,641
Posted By Benn0
Re: Front skid plate for WK2?

Why you should replace the stock belly pan before you go offroad:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t31.0-8/10547938_854742024549811_1932715810825085371_o.jpg

From the...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-16-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Bob,

You're always full of great suggestions. Thanks for that. For the branding we prefer to keep ours a little more subdued. We want it to be there if someone is curious, but not overly...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-15-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,835
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 254,500
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Please do it soon and write a detailed report :P
I want to use a few of the dash blanks for my light bar and few other things.. from what I have read it seems a little fiddly.

Although you can...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-15-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,079
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

Bob you let an "aggressive" fly straight past you ;-)

I had to take my 18" ATs off and refit the original 20" HTs. The constant jeering and itching for a fight was too much for me... it happened...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-15-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Guys,

My apologies for the lack of updates lately. I've hopped onto the forums several times to post these photos along with a product development update, but I always seem to get pulled away...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-14-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,974
Posted By sironic
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Looking forward to seeing the new design. Upright air slots should look good I reckon, especially for those of us with no ACC camera.

I really want this product, for peace of mind off-road. ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 91,187
Posted By bmackin
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

No response from my email so I gave Peter Warren a call today to follow up. Sounds like it was just a mix up with the photo. They told me they're going to replace it.

Thanks for the heads up!
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-14-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,560
Posted By chocco
There is a 160amp version as well. I thought...

There is a 160amp version as well. I thought that as the jeep has a agm battery and i have agm in the van as this unit can operate in shared mode/lower voltage due to the variable output...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-13-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 21,079
Posted By Benn0
Re: Off Road 18"s

Could be a battered sav:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKFWE1xt_x0
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By Shinyscone
Re: ARB Compressor Install - a fun project

Here's my comp & tank set-up
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By nicjak
Re: ARB Compressor Install - a fun project

You can make anything into a tank, ive seen guys turn whole bullbars/rearbars/sliders into tanks. Use your imagination.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: ARB Compressor Install - a fun project

Thats because im lazy :)... but here you go.. I will do a full write up at some stage including other things such as dual batteries, light bar etc.. but this will do for now..

First pic is my Jeep...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-10-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 380
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: ARB Compressor Install - a fun project

Nice.. I have mine mounted in the back on the right hand side. Basically where the subwoofer is in the limited and above. Just need to build a cover for it and it will be completely hidden.
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