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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-22-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,186
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Anyone using 285/50/20 tyres?

Hmmm, I had a set of these, lasted 100,000km, even then tread wasn't worn out but all four sidewalls cracked! Tyres got more and more noisy the more they wore, added about an extra litre per...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-18-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,730
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Water pump already ?

Jeez... Recently had my Hemi water pump replaced, at 240,000km can't really complain about that, but the price had me stumped, but now I've figured it out, they tried to charge me for all you guys...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-22-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,974
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Hmm....50K...already

I've just hit 250,000km or real terms 150,000 something miles.... now you've all got me thinking I spend far to much time in it.... Anyways, still going strong, apart from replacing the waterpump, it...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-20-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,527
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Stopped procrastinating and did it!

Hmmm, I'd probably buy another one, if there's nothing out there that suits better, I've got a little over 250,000km on it now, so maybe it might fall apart soon.... Who knows....Anyways, the thing...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 23,265
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: WK2 Offroad

Hmmm, Beware of the electronics "helping" the offroad ability, I had to get retrived out of my own paddock yesterday, wet grass with a gentle slope.... very embarrissing indeed!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-04-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,099
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Anyone regret buying the GC?

Best car I've ever brought....200,000km on it now, still drives like new, only recently put on a third set of tyres, still even on the original brake pads.... seats etc show no signs of wear, just...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-24-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 89,103
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Hmm, If I were you I wouldn't talk it up to much till you've done it.......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,730
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Show your Jeep Garage sticker

I've been flying the flag since the day I got my Jeep..... But I've never seen another in almost three years, but I'll keep looking!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Cracked 160,000km Today!

I was terrible, started out with a 1:26, and only got down to a 1:22.... I went out in my brothers maloo for a few laps, managed a 1:16 in that, probably get a little quicker with a few more laps....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By jefferson.oz
Cracked 160,000km Today!

Still going strong as well, No problems, still drives like new. The Coopers have 90k on them now, about three quarters worn, and as noisy as ever, still on the original brake pads, kinda gave them a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,927
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Well, well,well maybe the rumors may be true, just got my Jeep serviced and their telling me all four of my Cooper LTZ's have cracked sidewalls on the inside, got 80,000km on them now but only about...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Fuel Refill Record

I squeezed in 94.2 litres once.... tanks supposed to have 93 litres of usable fuel... so it seems to be about right. A few weeks ago I ran right out, no further warnings after the low fuel chime.......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-09-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,927
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Re LTZ's, My 285x50x20's have racked up 60,000km and are wearing well but are becoming so noisy I'm starting to hate them, seems the more they wear the louder they get.... Also had a large stone go...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-16-2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Wheel alignment

Dunno who is good, but you can claim one wheel alignment under warranty.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,345
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Donít Forget the 2011s!

Ok, so all the talk may be about the 14's, but remember how much anticipation there was waiting for our 11's, they were completely new, none on the roads or the dealers for that matter, we could only...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-09-2013, 04:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,742
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: AC system not Syncing

Hmm, I think the problem lies with the warm/cool air blender in the dash getting out of sync.... Its a Jeep thing, if your dealers mechanics know their stuff they should be able to adjust it and get...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,844
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Who "carries" in their Jeep?

No, not at all, we are leaving in two weeks for a six week road trip across a whole bunch of states, so we are kinda hoping your typical American is friendly and tolerant of lost tourists, and maybe...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 06-29-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,844
Posted By jefferson.oz
Who "carries" in their Jeep?

Curious, just been on my other favourite forum, a motorcycling one, and thought they were talking about carrying pillion passengers but it was guns, not I mind either way but quite a few riders do...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-03-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,927
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Just a note on different tyre diameters and speedo error, when I changed tyre's my speedo seemed pretty much right, just thought I was lucky, but found out from the Jeep guru I go to they have a list...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-11-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 100,000km Bye bye warranty!

Nah, nothing to gain by by exaggerating things here, doesn't help anyone.... sure I do plenty of commuting up and down the coast but also been through the Victorian highlands a couple of times, Tom...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 956
Posted By jefferson.oz
100,000km Bye bye warranty!

Yep, during the week 100k rolled over, some folk told me it would stop, being a Jeep and all.... but Ha, its still going strong, drives as nice as it did when new. Engine hour meter shows I've being...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-02-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,248
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Anyone concerned people will confuse their gorgeous WK2 with the 2014 Cherokee?

Reckon.... It doesn't matter folks... Although I'm kinda glad the JGC was designed in conjunction with Mercedes rather than Fiat....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-10-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 738
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Boring

Yep, Been a member for a while myself, seems some people ain't happy unless they can find something to whinge to the dealer about.... Mine may not have been perfect but it is far and away the best...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-01-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,927
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Just a note for anyone about to fit cooper LTZ's, I've had mine on for a little over 20k now' they still look like new but the road noise has increased a fair bit.... doesn't worry me to much, but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 12-22-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 983
Posted By jefferson.oz
Merry Christmas Everyone!

Well its that time of year again..... So Merry Christmas everyone and their families out there in Jeepland, hope your trucks get lots of nice gifts and you get some time to get out there and enjoy...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-21-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By jefferson.oz
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-18-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,488
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: load sharing hitch with quadra-lift Yes/No

Hey Allypally, would that have been you I spotted heading south on the highway last Friday afternoon? about Karuah I think.... If not someone's got a very similar rig looking all shiney and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,927
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Kumho's off road are average, useless on muddy hills, even if it isn't very steep.... Even on fire roads its a good idea to have some plugs and a compressor handy as sharp stones tended to go...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-25-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,927
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

The Cooper LTZ's rolling diameter seems to tidy up the speedo reading a little ahead of things.... Mine now is spot on, even confirmed it with police radar.... $390 speedo check.... DOH!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-19-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4,250
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 332,784
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Hmm, A bit noisier than the Kuhmo,s but not as noisy as the all terain TA's I had on my Prado previously.... I think any tyre with a more aggressive tread's gonna have a bit more road noise. We just...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-19-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 4,250
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 332,784
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: WK2 DownUnder

They do, well Cooper ltz's at least, I recently brought a set of 285/50/20's they fit fine, done 14,000km on them so far, still look like new. They are way way better off road but a little noisier...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-10-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,268
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: What did your dealer give you with your new jeep?

In addition to a full tank of fuel, My wife received a large bouquets of fresh flowers.... hope it had to do with the Jeep purchase!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-26-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Purging oil on a steep climb?

Yup, oil is supposed to stay on the inside eh, going in for the 72k service next week, they gonna have a look see, doesn't seem to make sense to them either, I've done roughly 900km this week and has...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-22-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By jefferson.oz
Purging oil on a steep climb?

We did long steep climb today in 4 low, mainly to try out the new Cooper tyres, which were great by way, make a huge difference traction wise... anyway, a few things happened, I'll list them in order...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,976
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 17000 Km's and need new tyres already wtf?

Ah yes, prices vary a lot it seems, I got quoted anywhere from $480 to $350ea crazy eh.... Anyway, I'm in Sydney this week and got them at Bob Jane Brookvale on the northern beaches for $350 fitted...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,976
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: 17000 Km's and need new tyres already wtf?

Well at a little over 70,000km the Kumho's finally bit the dust, went with a set of Cooper LTZ's 285-50-20, sure do look like they gonna work a whole lot better off road, have try 'em out on the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,028
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: I've broken down

Yep, sure is....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-27-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: Thredbo driving

Tom Groggin trail is great, did it last October, a little tight in places which does the paintwork no favours, there was a bridge that was washed out but had a tricky side trail around it, but may be...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-01-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,255
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: How did you choose your Forum User Name

Sure, Well, our Jeeps called Jefferson, named after Jefferson Ave where he was built.... just added oz to it and hey presto great user name!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-21-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,510
Posted By jefferson.oz
Re: How long did your Kumo K1's last

66000km..... and just about done.... Not bad eh!
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