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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-22-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Had to have our 2014 towed in yesterday

Transmission failure on post Dec 2014 models is actually quite rare as that is when they worked out the issue. I am not saying it doesn't happen, just not really more often now than any other...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-18-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Jeeps stolen using notebook hackware

HID standard on Trailhawk since first release :)

But we dont get the sim card option uconnect so cant stream music without the phone linked. And we get screwed on prices - 1 x new Trailhawk rim =...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-18-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Jeeps stolen using notebook hackware

Ahh. Maybe the mechanical steering lock is an export thing. They have been mandatory here for 40+ years.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-17-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Jeeps stolen using notebook hackware

Yeah the KL is another story altogether... I was more looking at the original video where the their programs a new key fob while sitting in the 2010 JK which doesn't have the keyless ignition. Still...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-17-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Jeeps stolen using notebook hackware

I saw another article on this and they say the theif was using Chrysler software to program a new key fob to match the original fob. That makes more sense but I didnt see a portable key cutting...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-08-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Jeeps stolen using notebook hackware

But all of this discussion is on how to open the door or bypass the security. What was the guy doing inside the vehicle with his laptop for 10 minutes and how did he bypass the mechanical steering...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-07-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Jeeps stolen using notebook hackware

Hmm.. a 2010 wrangler should have a mechanical steering lock only able to be bypassed with a matching key. Didnt see him shove his laptop into the ignition..
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-06-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

Agreed. Why would you change major body panel designs mid model of the best selling model in your lineup? Huge expense and not required. I have seen no evidence to suggest this and the only spy pics...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-16-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2017 Cherokee - What's New

Yep, the HID stands for how they work - High Intensity Discharge and the Xenon is the gas used. There used to be a similar set up called Mercury Vapour, as you guessed it, they used mercury as the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-16-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2017 Cherokee - What's New

Yeah same as down here. Iur Trailhawks standard come with pretty much all of that except the memory seat and mirror. For some reason that was discontinued for us. We also get the tow pack standard...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-16-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2017 Cherokee - What's New

Hmm.. not really any different from previous packages
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-09-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,500
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2017 Cherokee - What's New

Wow, HID standard on US spec TH, that will make people happy!!
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-06-2016, 03:18 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 54,335
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Hey Grahame, I am awaiting a fix update for the nav (cant change state via typing the address) and it was supposed to come out in March but has been held back. They also informed me that a new map...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-29-2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

Yep in the cluster. If you push the gear stick sideways you then have the current gear displayed in the instrument cluster just above the gearstick position indicator. This will hold the vehicle to...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-29-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

If you have a new model you can move the gear lever across which sets the maximum gear, so make sure to keep pushing til shows 9th, then just above (?) it should be the current gear. Theu brought...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-17-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 924
Posted By SeaComms
Re: DIY Sir Eyes Free Uconnect Upgrade Video!!!

Must be only a US thing too. It also lists his vehicle as a 2015 but offers a v16 update
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-17-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

If you look really hard at the outer section of brake light there is a clear section in the middle of it with a slight amber tinge to it. Thats from the amber globe inside it.
...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-17-2016, 01:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

Export models already have the rear amber turn signals - mandatory out here. I am not looking forward to a revamp of the front end, I like it the way it is!
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-16-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-14-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

They already do, you just need to relocate to Australia :)
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-29-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Have a couple

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160329/f6d586c270a64bc64fe48499e8570377.jpg

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160329/67a7ae6d1f814dc10d4dc46c5befd3cc.jpg
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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-26-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By SeaComms
Re: aFePOWER Pro Dry S Air Filter Install Video!

Yeah I beg to differ. If a double the price air filter element made that much difference it would have been much cheaper than building a stop start system that hardly anyone uses.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-26-2016, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 826
Posted By SeaComms
Re: aFePOWER Pro Dry S Air Filter Install Video!

In an industry where every 0.1 mpg increase gives the manufacturer better brownie points with the gov it amazes me that people still think that if a simple air filter element change will make a...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-26-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Made up a removeable front mounting tow bar thay hangs from the tow hooks and locks into the front edge of the bash plate. Due to the design of my garage and backyard and shed there is no way to...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-24-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

Yep its on all KL's as far as I know. Just another 'easter egg'.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-24-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Made up a bracket that screws in with the front plate screws and extends under the bonnet to two bolts.

This is a test fit pic prior to painting.
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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-19-2016, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Towbar wiring causing flashing ODO

Acording to the wiring diagrams the US version has a pair of connectioms that short out telling the computer a trailer is connected.

Mine is the Chrysler Aust provided Best Bars (NZ) tow bar and...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-19-2016, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Towbar wiring causing flashing ODO

Hmm.. doesnt do it on the Aus version (at least not mine). I have to turn off the park sensors when reversing with the van to stop it beeping all the time.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-19-2016, 12:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,475
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Trailer Brake Controller Installation Question

Should be noted for any export vehicles this connection is not included for some bizare reason. We get the factory tow pack as standard down here with the light controller etc and no electric brake...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-16-2016, 03:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,340
Posted By SeaComms
Re: 2016 Jeep Cherokee KL - Features, Options and Pricing

I agree with the Granite

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160316/5030f2a66b84e91aedb397728638cb2b.jpg

Oh and larger more agressive tyres and a 30mm lift. Makes the back look heaps betterer..
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-15-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Some more daylight pics as promised

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160315/12ef06bb1d9ce24e69dea75d0954146f.jpg

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160315/482dae9e860b2951d5b5f40866d72f34.jpg
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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-15-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Adding more light to the Boot Area (That's the Trunk for all you US readers).

I have one either side (2015) but like you the roof light is way too far forward to be of use. I was thinking of first replacing the side lights with LED and if still nit enough light then a strip...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-15-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Which petrol to use

I get a noticeable improvement from e10 95 to standard 91, but not a cost justified to jump again to full 95.
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 03-15-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 846
Views: 54,335
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

Go for it! Wifey made me splurge and go for the lot. We just did a 1200km return trip on the weekend from Noosa to Coffs and back and she did a 200km stretch on the way back. First time driving it...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-13-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

LOL. She is actually standing at her food bowl, we sitnit up tjere so the dogs dont eat it!
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-13-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Ready to rock and roll :)

2015 Trailhawk with Goodyear Duratracs in 245/70r17 and 30mm lift all round giving approx 45mm improved ground clearance. Better pics will come in the daylight.

I...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-26-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

But not Trailhawk :(

Not sure if it was this one or not but saw the fitting of one like this recently and it was clamped to a clamp clamped to the alloy tube that runs to behind the bumper bar....
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-26-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Unfortunately such a bar does not exist. This was a photoshop done by someone waiting for theirs to arrive.

Jave zeen similar hoops for non TH, but they are a lot more square and forward...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-26-2016, 03:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Yep. Its like they cut out the whole drivers section amd move ot to the other side. Indicators and light stalks amd pedals all identical position. They do move the gear indicator from the left of the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-25-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,296
Posted By SeaComms
Re: Show me your Modified KL

Spot on with the QLD bit, Noosa Heads area for anyone who knows the spot!

The bar is an ebay special from a seller called Sunyee. Its made up of 12 x 15w Cree leds, 8 spot in the middle and 4...
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