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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yep buggered my plans.
I had the GC all packed (mentally) and was planning the drive, looking forward to seeing Meg (wife) driving home in a shiny new Cherokee.
Ratz
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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

16,000kms and haven't experienced the dreaded limp mode, haven't even seen the regen notice.

Touch wood..........nervous now in case I have jinxed myself.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-16-2014, 06:19 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 JGC LED LightBar Install

This is a 20" flood & spot combo, 10 watt.
Just a word of warning, be sure to get a heavy duty loom or you will be replacing it a couple of hours.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,835
Posted By Salmo
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

I did get a bit excited and didn't mind going to check on the GC, but I couldn't possibly work in such conditions. :)
I would really like remote start but I'm not sure I could install it. I'll wait...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2014, 06:31 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Nothing. Just stock factory standard.

Nothing. Just stock factory standard.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2014, 02:08 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

I just stood out in the rain to try this........and it doesn't work. That's a bugger.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-12-2014, 03:01 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the reply.
My whistle is high pitched and is constant from about 90-110 kph.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-11-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Salmo
i was in at the dealers this morning and on the...

i was in at the dealers this morning and on the showroom floor was the new Cherokee, looks quite nice. He told me each dealer one as a 'sample'. (I think someboby might be getting interested now)....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-04-2014, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had a Subaru years ago that devloped some rust around the windscreen. I took into the panel beaters for repairs and they told me the rust was caused by replacing the windscreen. When the damaged...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2014, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yep. It did get on the edge of the red zone, but I find that exceptable given the extreme conditions.
My Captiva & Outback in similar circumstances, but it was was only about 37 - 38 deg, in both I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2014, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I drove from Melb to Adelaide, in January, towing my boat and with car loaded. I admit the boat is only about 700kgs, but I sat on the speed limit, air cond on all the way and it was during that hot...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-24-2014, 06:09 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I saw the news that the tow truck driver drove the car away from the kerb and over to the tow truck.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-21-2014, 06:42 AM
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Posted By Salmo
You are quite right. I only have the Limited and...

You are quite right. I only have the Limited and the parking sensors seem to work ok, but if I had the Overland I too would want everything working as it should do.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-20-2014, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

It does look good, I wish I could make mine shine like that. I buy good polish and only use rainwater and it does look OK, for a couple days.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2014, 02:46 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I rang ECB (on the free 1800 number) on a couple occasions. The first time was regarding the tow hooks and I got the answer straight away. The 2nd time I was told they were in a meeting and would...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-16-2014, 08:35 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Only second to the polished alloy :slapfight: :lol:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-12-2014, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Lightbar is working. Enforcer - you sent me...

Lightbar is working.
Enforcer - you sent me in the right direction, thanks
But how I did it in the end was to unbolt the radiator reservoir tank and push it aside and then you can see plenty of...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-12-2014, 12:28 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Thanks for your help. I have been working from...

Thanks for your help.
I have been working from the drivers side. I shall check if the same wire is there, otherwise I'll join the wire to extend it enough to reach the passenger side.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-11-2014, 09:39 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Has anybody wired up their own spotlights ?????? ...

Has anybody wired up their own spotlights ??????
I'm in the middle of doing so and am struggling to identify the the high beam wire. Any help/info would be great.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-10-2014, 11:44 PM
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Posted By Salmo
I seem to remember going to the shipping page and...

I seem to remember going to the shipping page and entering the VIN number into the cargo search provision and then it tells you the name of the ship.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Sorry about the double post, it didn't seem to...

Sorry about the double post, it didn't seem to want to send the first time ,,
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Salmo
[QUOTE="new2jeepsa;1005711"] Looking very...

[QUOTE="new2jeepsa;1005711"] Looking very good.... and with adelaide drivers you will need every bit of that front protection[/QUOTE

Lightbar is going on in the next few days, so I'll be able to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Lightbar going on in the next few days, so I'll...

Lightbar going on in the next few days, so I'll be able to see 'em coming.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-09-2014, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

With the recent change in weather here is SA I have noticed that I get a little bit of condensation in the lower centre of the windscreen (near the dash). At first I had the vents set for the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-08-2014, 07:36 PM
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Posted By Salmo
I've done 10,000k and haven't used any oil. Towed...

I've done 10,000k and haven't used any oil. Towed the boat from Adelaide to Tas, plenty of steep roads, some 4x4 stuff and back to Adelaide, air cond on all the way.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-08-2014, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I will have ask about the oil.
The small chip was mentioned on JG recently. It was in line with crease in the lower section of the door, immediately above the 'Grand Cherokee' badge. When opened...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-08-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-08-2014, 06:32 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Had my 10,000 km service today $540 for, * RRT...

Had my 10,000 km service today $540 for,
* RRT 14-023 (483)
* Cruise update 0119-14 (483)
* Stereo 08-020-14
* Replace scuffed internal "A" pillar trim
* Tighten Q/L tanks brackets
* New air...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-05-2014, 11:32 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Saw this on the CBS site, but it doesn't refer to exports. 870,000 vehicles is that US only ??

Chrysler recalling 870,000 SUVs due to brake defect - CBS News...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-04-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Installed my Summit grill today. Stuck my arms down from the top used a wide flat bladed stubby screwdriver, not too difficult once I understood the technique. Took about an hour, maybe a bit...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Salmo
If the NZ cars were built on the US assembly line...

If the NZ cars were built on the US assembly line wouldn't they end being Left hand drive !!!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I noticed that also, pretty sure the rubber is there as deflector in case your water crossing gets a bit deep or you push up a wave in front.. I would like to have seen some drain holes just where...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-17-2014, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Just went for a drive and my GPS is 2 km/h behind...

Just went for a drive and my GPS is 2 km/h behind my speedo at 60 and 65 and 80 and 85. In hind sight I might have been better off not knowing that.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-17-2014, 07:40 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

The slush mats look nice, BUT, they won't hold much water and when mine arrived the drivers mat only had one central locating hole instead of 2. The rear mat wasn't a very good fit either. I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-15-2014, 05:05 PM
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Posted By Salmo
I was in Tas for 5 weeks (Dec - Jan) and only saw...

I was in Tas for 5 weeks (Dec - Jan) and only saw 2 and one of them had Vic plates. But to be fair we weren't around towns to much.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-11-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Salmo
How come we get DRL's on the front but none on...

How come we get DRL's on the front but none on the back ?.?.?.?
And for anyone whose interested, 910 kms for 83 lts, mostly City suburban, with 9100km on the clock.
Booked in for the 10k service,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-09-2014, 02:53 AM
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Posted By Salmo
I'm guessing yours is a MY14, but could you tell...

I'm guessing yours is a MY14, but could you tell me which model and the build date. I have Limited built in Sept and spec sheet says it has an alarm but I can't get a sound out of it. I've tried...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

You never been to the drive-in !!!!
:D
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2014, 06:15 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I think we were talking about having to exit from the boot, if needed.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2014, 05:20 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

It will be interesting to see if it comes off without ripping finger nails or if you need to keep a jemmy bar handy in the boot.
:eek:
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