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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-27-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,698
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

well that sux. yokohama ats g012 don't come in LT i believe.
wonder if you can claim yokohama's free road hazard warranty?...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-26-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

small world. yeah i was at cricks.
same bs they are feeding you. mine was in limp mode at 1900km and they said because it wasn't cleaned out before preinspection with the car sitting around. well...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

i wasn't impressed with sthport jeep either.
-they scratched my car putting in the rock sliders. (they did fix it though by sending it to the panel beaters :rolleyes: )
-they denied my warranty on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

OK so subsequent to the conversation I had with the customer care 1300 number where they said I needed to tell the dealer about some supposed update to fix the issue.....

I've sent the car in for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-22-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

rang the 1300 133 079 number.
not very helpful. explained about the dpf filter issue and not being able to get to the highway to do the burn because limp mode kicks in straight after the 1st...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-19-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

1300 133 079
i'm going to ring when i'm free at work tomorrow.
feel free to blast them as well
don't have a fb account to hassle them *shock horror* :p
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

11/2013 build
will give jeep aust a blast on the phone tomorrow.
got the car back from dpf regeneration at the service department. They couldn't find anything wrong:rolleyes: i told them that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

mofo dpf issue has stuffed me again.( 2nd time) 19650km. warning dpf nearly full drive at highway speeds but 5 seconds later I'm in limp mode. not a chance to even get to the highway :( F@#ker......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-12-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,698
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

currently tossing up the idea of using the yokohama ats g012 265/60 18s as well . got quoted $1540 for 5 tyres in Brisbane with the current deal on on the yokies

how much are the hankook atm?
...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 06-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 25,099
Posted By fireball
Re: Australian MY14 KL Cherokee thread

i was considering a cherokee but at that price, i would say no. i would rather save a few more dollars and get a grand cherokee limited diesel.

an equivalent spec'ed US limited in a 3.2, with lux,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,698
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

any negative effects on fuel economy of the 275/65 18s off road tyres vs the stock kumhos on 20s ?

on the triton when i went from stock 245/70 16s to the 265/75 coopers st i used ~1L /100km more...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 55,680
Posted By fireball
Re: Jeep service costs

just had the 10k service on the overland
$160.60 :p

it was $440 -> ~$230 if supplying own oil , then used a discount $75 voucher

used mobil 5w-30esp x8 1L bottles which is about ~$122

read...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-01-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 82,678
Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

mild improvement using old undies on the tow ball today :thumbsup:
less banging and crashing but still present

averaged 11.3l/100km whilst towing ~1900kg
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 82,678
Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

no I got ql that comes on the overland. Will tow again probably this thursday. Will try the undies trick lol
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-26-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 82,678
Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

why would that do anything ? never had to put a cloth on the ball towing with the triton ... and i'm towing the same car trailer.

the triton tows quiet, no banging, or jolting/shuddering through...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 82,678
Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

thanks for the feeback. glad i'm not the only one that feels like the rear axle is about the fall off when i tow...

guess i'll do some fiddling ... if i cant fix it i'm just going to ask the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 82,678
Posted By fireball
Re: The Towing thread

only towed for the 2nd time today.
i swear there is something wrong with the tow bar install.

the car was making atrocious knocking noises from the rear. almost like driving over train tracks......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-12-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 34,205
Posted By fireball
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

so does the update apply to my14? I haven't received any letter. allypally - is it possible to image the disc you have and upload so that we can update ourselves or do we still need the code in the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12,671
Views: 942,925
Posted By fireball
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Who do I complain to if the dealer isn't helpful?

got a thread off the steering wheel that is working it's way loose off the whole wheel only after 1 month of use :( and chipping of steering...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-29-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

i dont think i can be bothered fixing the thread myself... will just call a mobile thread repair guy
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-28-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 23,698
Posted By fireball
Re: Off Road 18"s

love to hear some feedback on the d697s.. the reviews seem to range from great to poor !
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

i didnt get time to and try to refit the mopar sump plate with the bash plate this weekend. but like bobt i think i've stripped one of the front bash plate bolts and needs a hellicoil to fix.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-21-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 26,028
Posted By fireball
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

the tread pattern looks like coopers s/t
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 27,658
Posted By fireball
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

forgot to update that mine is a nov 13 build
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

hmm if thats the case , no prizes for guessing what i'm going to be doing saturday :eek:

this time i'm wearing knee pads :p

studying that test pic i can also see the oem transmission liner in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

benno the test fit pic uses the stock oem liner over the sump not the mopar sump skid plate i have. if the bash plate is meant to go over that mopar sump plate to bolt up , then i've screwed up......
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
Re: installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

prior to the mopar skid plate set you can clearly see the oem liner covering the transmission here, which is why i never would have seen the dented exhaust ....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,122
Posted By fireball
installing chief bash plate and recovery hook

the 2 products i am installing are:
-wk2 recovery point
-wk2 sump protection plate- heavy duty 5mm
from
Products | Chief Products (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/collections/all)

ok so chief...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-18-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 94,941
Posted By fireball
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

I picked up the bash plate and recovery point the other day. planned to do it after work today. But ended up wasting 45min trying to figure out how to remove the front air dam . 7 twist round clips...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-07-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,286
Posted By fireball
Re: About to Buy a Jeep GC in Brisbane - Advice Needed.

only just finished work and had a look
http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y298/ballfire99/20140307_170548.jpg (http://s7.photobucket.com/user/ballfire99/media/20140307_170548.jpg.html)[/IMG]

now...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-06-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,286
Posted By fireball
Re: About to Buy a Jeep GC in Brisbane - Advice Needed.

so i had the rails and skid set installed at frizelles.

not impressed with them, despite their reputation on here.
was quoted ~3-4hrs @ $133/hr

ended up taking 9hrs ! :eek:
dropped car off at...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-05-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,360
Posted By fireball
Re: 18" Wheels and AT Tyres

anybody got a full link to this test from 4wd action ?

Yokohama Tyres | Landcruiser, Prado and Patrol 4x4 All Terrain Tyres...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-05-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,810
Posted By fireball
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

so when can we pick up the parts ordered ?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,286
Posted By fireball
Re: About to Buy a Jeep GC in Brisbane - Advice Needed.

i'm just too lazy to fix it these days :o.
booked in to frizelles end of next week. can't wait :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,286
Posted By fireball
Re: About to Buy a Jeep GC in Brisbane - Advice Needed.

Yeah got the rails and skid set from murchinson but their workshop wasn't free for a month to install
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-27-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,286
Posted By fireball
Re: About to Buy a Jeep GC in Brisbane - Advice Needed.

just rang around to ask for quotes to install the mopa rock rails and skid plate set

-mt gravatt-$1150 !
-albion-$475
-springwood-$550
-frizelles- ~$390

mt gravatt admitted they hadn't...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,360
Posted By fireball
Re: 18" Wheels and AT Tyres

what about yokohama geolander ats g012 ? comes in 265/60 18 110h?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,360
Posted By fireball
Re: 18" Wheels and AT Tyres

I think the st maxx is probably too aggressive. I've got coopers s/t on the work ute and although they are great off road (survived all my off road trips without puncture just chipping), lasting...
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