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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-24-2016, 09:09 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 16,866
Posted By Barboots
Re: Australian 2014 GC with DAB

The rear quarter interior trim? Start from the tailgate by removing the rubber seal. Slide your hand in, feel for the points where the trim meets the bodywork, then rotate/expand your hand/fist to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-22-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 47,583
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

VSB14 - NATIONAL CODE OF PRACTICE for LIGHT VEHICLE CONSTRUCTION and MODIFICATION - SECTION LS

TYRES, RIMS, SUSPENSION AND STEERING

VERSION 2.1 NOVEMBER 2015

4.1 REPLACEMENT TYRES ON...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-16-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 47,583
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

Monocoque, IFS, IRS and a very minimal distance between the source of the noise and the bodywork are all contributors in my opinion. However bear in mind that tyre noise, and its offensiveness to the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-13-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,933
Posted By Barboots
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Bob is gonna smash you one [emoji38]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-21-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Noddy was renowned for his nodding head, even when he meant "no". [emoji39]
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-13-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 89,649
Posted By Barboots
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

Actron sound like they might be a subsidiary of Jeep. [emoji38]

Sorry for joking Bob... that's a disappointing situation.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-10-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,769
Posted By Barboots
Re: What do you guys think of these rims.

I'm going to use that saying. [emoji38]
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 12-06-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By Barboots
Re: CG27519 2012 Altitude

The hood looks good to me, but I'd call it a bonnet. [emoji6]

FWIW I only posted to balance out the usual suspects who believe they are the definitive style adjudicators... or something more.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 124,030
Posted By Barboots
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Why not just ask them what they're fitting? If you don't like it, you could still negotiate a contribution towards what you want.

I have two of the AusJeep hooks, one of them on a bracket fab'd...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-27-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 21,538
Posted By Barboots
Re: Grand Cherokee in the media

To protect the SRT intake from rain???
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-22-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 47,583
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

Belated pics of General Grabber AT2 following the use I described a few posts back. There are small signs of tearing in the corners of some of the outer blocks, however bear in mind many of my kays...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-19-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,933
Posted By Barboots
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

VW Commotion?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-17-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 35,933
Posted By Barboots
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Watch out Bob... that tyre is fixing to come around and bust you one in the chops [emoji23]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-10-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 47,583
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

Yeah they're wearing well IMO, but my data is pretty shit because they have been on two cars and I occasionally (rarely) put the OE 20"s back on for "a while". Unfortunately I'm not the type who...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-09-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

The Redarc TowPro is progressive and is only $100 more than a P3. I have a P3 and they are a great controller, but for installation reasons I would buy a TowPro if buying again today.

Using a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-04-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 23,270
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 Offroad

The true performance of the driveline will be demonstrated with the tyres fully inflated. "Torque transfer" is AWD... "locked" is conventional 4WD.

I've noted exactly what Nikjac outlined in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Do you want a reversing camera or a rear view camera? I've connected my reversing camera to the Uconnect screen... it comes on with reverse, so is only suitable for that. Alternatively you could buy...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-28-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Bob I read it that the vehicle light is going out, hence the loss of trailer lights. Yeah nah???

Dastrix LEDs draw little power, so it's strange that they could overload the car's circuits. That...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-23-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Milenco Aero or Grand Aero
Brunsgaard

I have Milenco Aeros and they are pretty good overall, but at around 100km/h or on corrugations they start to get pretty fuzzy due to the Jeep's mirror...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-22-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By Barboots
Re: ACC/FCW in rain or snow

From my observations, it appears that ACC cancels out if any wheelspin is detected. I've used it on long sandy access tracks at the lower limit of 40km/h and it works quite nicely... until you hit a...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-21-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Barboots
Re: Can't pair new phone with 2013 JGC

Have you also pressed "Scan for Devices" on your mobile?
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Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-14-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

I wired reverse on mine so it is definitely possible. I grabbed the reverse feed from just behind the right wheel arch inside the boot, before it passes up the rear pillar and into the tailgate. The...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-12-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Just get the towbar installed would be my advice in this context. You probably won't save much, but your car's wiring will not suffer at the hands of some three toothed, beanie wearing spanner...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-12-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 131,855
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Depends. If you're going to use the car off road or getting it dirty, I believe it's important in the long term that all the electrical connections are made inside the cabin. Many installations are...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-10-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,617
Posted By Barboots
Re: Where do you put your phone?

I use a stubbie holder (coozie?) in the front door pocket if I've had my phone on me... but I try to leave it in my man-bag as I'm sure that having it in your pocket isn't beneficial for one's...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 10-10-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By Barboots
Re: Quadra Lift Off-Road II Height Banging Noise - Normal?

An independent system will lose downward travel as ride height is increased... that's a given. However the mechanical noise referred to doesn't actually have to occur upon topping out. Other...
Forum: Audio/Video/Navigation/Alarms 10-04-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,915
Posted By Barboots
Re: Can you stop the radio from coming on automatically?

Absolutely mate... no argument there! If one was only permitted one "adjustment" to negotiate sand, tyre deflation would be light years ahead of centre or cross-axle diff locks, height adjustment or...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-17-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Barboots
Re: U0140 Lost Com's with BCM ??

The interrogation of the OBD system seems to cause congestion or delays on the bus at the point in time where numerous "start up" messages need to be processed.

I don't get many routine error...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-10-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,227
Posted By Barboots
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Bob it's basically a diode and fuse. It "fools" the alternator into winding up the wick by half a volt or so.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-09-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,227
Posted By Barboots
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

The alternator will still have varying output, however it be offset to a slightly higher voltage. So the full output will be raised by the same amount as the reduced output.

I would suspect that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-04-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 24,179
Posted By Barboots
Re: Dash Cams - Down Under

I read that 650 wifi is designed to time out as a heat reduction initiative.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By Barboots
Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Good practice and probably handy, but I don't believe that the ability to disable the additional lighting is necessary for compliance. As long as the additional lighting turns off with high beam Mr...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By Barboots
Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Good that you're not just accepting information as it comes... respect for checking that out.

The Add A Fuse only supplies the original high beam and the current to energise the relay. It doesn't...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,002
Posted By Barboots
Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

Easiest would be to use a fuse tap like a Narva "Add A Circuit" under the high beam fuse. Plug and play, and totally reversible. Second easiest to tap on to the wiring behind the headlight. Third...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,227
Posted By Barboots
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Hmmm... the only remaining consideration is the fridge when on the road. There's a ton of conflict regarding having your gas bottles open whilst travelling. Is it illegal? I dunno. You certainly...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,227
Posted By Barboots
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Lewy when designing a system you need to consider the size and chemistry of the bank you are recharging, how deep you expect to be discharging it, and how long you have to achieve the recharge. Then...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 08-17-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,542
Posted By Barboots
Re: Quadra Lift bottoms out in Off Road 2 Normal?

As far as current information goes, you're stuck with Jeep replacement parts. There are no bolt in alternatives at this time.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 13,789
Views: 1,207,947
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Here's a picture which might save you disassembling before you're ready to install:

http://i1365.photobucket.com/albums/r754/Barboots/Jeepster/IMAG1921_zpsbcwcowlc.jpg...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-15-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 47,583
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

There's the 12mm additional ground clearance too Bob?

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-09-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,929
Posted By Barboots
Re: Mopar side steps

Nahhh... a chrome nudge bar comes ahead of that one Bob. [emoji39]
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