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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2015, 06:40 AM
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Posted By Bigskiddy
Yeah I saw that and wondered what happened there.

Yeah I saw that and wondered what happened there.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-27-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,107,032
Posted By Bigskiddy
Looks like this one fell off the truck. ...

Looks like this one fell off the truck.


2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo | WRECKING | very low kms | A1344,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-14-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,357
Posted By Bigskiddy
Considering the same. Maybe Bill from Chief...

Considering the same. Maybe Bill from Chief Products could answer this as he has carried on the roof.

Only idea I had was carrying two lengths of steel bar and strap it to the wheel and have a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,218
Posted By Bigskiddy
He may have got cross threaded.

He may have got cross threaded.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-09-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 13,606
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Posted By Bigskiddy
Mmm...sounds like it was a boring drive. If...

Mmm...sounds like it was a boring drive.

If your staying under 10l your not enjoying it.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-09-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 47,295
Posted By Bigskiddy
Can someone please give that dealer some tyre...

Can someone please give that dealer some tyre shine! I can't stand gloss black rims with dusty / dull rubber.



Yep have to agree. It looked good in theory. The computer generated images make a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-05-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 41,340
Posted By Bigskiddy
I think some dealers have twigged that they only...

I think some dealers have twigged that they only need to run that one wire to activate grid lines instead of a whole new loom.

If you don't have the gridlines they are not that great. I'd actually...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-31-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 47,295
Posted By Bigskiddy
The HA might look similar to a SRT, but it won't...

The HA might look similar to a SRT, but it won't sound and drive the same, which is why people buy SRT's right??? It's why I covet them.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13,606
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Posted By Bigskiddy
I think if you have this problem you've got...

I think if you have this problem you've got buckleys of the dealer accepting that you do and be willing to carry it out this TSB.
It's quoted as a 27hr job!
As a 1hr service takes them 8 hrs to...
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 07-29-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 41,280
Posted By Bigskiddy
Yes it is, because what they are used to doing is...

Yes it is, because what they are used to doing is when ordering parts they want to ensure they give you the right part by checking it against your vehicles VIN.

I experienced the same issue when...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 84,774
Posted By Bigskiddy
Those with the rear ELSD require a diff oil with...

Those with the rear ELSD require a diff oil with modifier, as detailed here http://www.wk2jeeps.com/wk2_maintenance.htm#FAXLE

Another reason why I don't take my Jeep to an authorised dealer is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-27-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,107,032
Posted By Bigskiddy
No DAB on that one? Thought MY15's had it.

No DAB on that one? Thought MY15's had it.
Forum: Cherokee-KL Abroad | Export Topics 07-23-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 812
Views: 41,280
Posted By Bigskiddy
You will find that the hook you descibed is not...

You will find that the hook you descibed is not rated for offroad recovery situations. It will likely have a sticker stating this.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-22-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,218
Posted By Bigskiddy
Yeah. Might be able to get that remote start to...

Yeah. Might be able to get that remote start to finally work.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-22-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,432
Posted By Bigskiddy
Yes you can.

Yes you can.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-21-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Bigskiddy
Yes I noticed this on mine. Can't remember the...

Yes I noticed this on mine. Can't remember the exact reading, but was some random number. I think there is no need for concern.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,432
Posted By Bigskiddy
It gets resolved once you drive through some mud,...

It gets resolved once you drive through some mud, then it all blends in nicely.

I'd recommend leaving the foam there as it supports the lower airdam when you put it back on.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-12-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Bigskiddy
I'm from Australia and unlike the US Jeeps we...

I'm from Australia and unlike the US Jeeps we don't get tow hooks, nor do the Mopar ones fit. So a local company Chief Products has produced some.

Check them out here....
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Bigskiddy
Oh and this is how it looks after use.

Oh and this is how it looks after use.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-12-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 807
Posted By Bigskiddy
Here's some further pics. Main section is...

Here's some further pics.

Main section is 50mm x 3mm angle, so it is fairly sturdy.

It attaches by two M10 bolts through my Chief Revovery Points. I take it off when not offroading. But gives...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bigskiddy
Haha! The skill level of dealers has dropped....

Haha! The skill level of dealers has dropped. Just buy a set and get a panel shop to put them on.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-10-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 47,295
Posted By Bigskiddy
ssgunner, it's always going to be like that. ...

ssgunner, it's always going to be like that.

Although I wanted a MY14 Trailhawk, two years later and still no sign of one.

Don't get me wrong the HA looks good. Summit bumpers on an Overland,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-10-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,672
Posted By Bigskiddy
Where'd you get those pics from?

Where'd you get those pics from?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-09-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 14,218
Posted By Bigskiddy
Well I'm glad he was rehabilitated from his car...

Well I'm glad he was rehabilitated from his car stealing days, see the justice system works...

Why steal cars when you can steal $$$ from the car manufacturer.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 07-09-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 47,295
Posted By Bigskiddy
There is no where for the front towhooks to...

There is no where for the front towhooks to protrude from with the Summit bumper.

Offroad Adventure group includes 18" wheels, so doubt they would paint up black ones to go with the HA theme.
...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-08-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 19,432
Posted By Bigskiddy
Hey BobT, you didn't get a chrome one?? The...

Hey BobT, you didn't get a chrome one??

The guard looks best on the MY11-13.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 41,340
Posted By Bigskiddy
DAB and Navigation in a Laredo... I want to...

DAB and Navigation in a Laredo... I want to believe.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 41,340
Posted By Bigskiddy
I think there is something 'deeper', beyond the...

I think there is something 'deeper', beyond the software of the Uconnect system which is causing variations in what each of us get. DAB.. Gridline...Map buttons.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2015, 02:00 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 41,340
Posted By Bigskiddy
Re: Rear safety camera

Got my new harness fitted to the already new camera, enabling the gridlines.
They were unable to get the option up in the UConnect to turn the gridlines off. They assured me they put in the XAC code...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-06-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 37,054
Posted By Bigskiddy
Re: Off Road 18"s

My bent Laredo rim is definitely getting some offroad use now.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-06-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 41,340
Posted By Bigskiddy
What dealer was that Red Peekay?

What dealer was that Red Peekay?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,107,032
Posted By Bigskiddy
I probably misunderstood the original post. I...

I probably misunderstood the original post. I was thinking more from a traction point of view. I didn't consider what Ivette states about affect on drivetrain with different diameter tyre, which...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,107,032
Posted By Bigskiddy
People will have different opinions. Personally I...

People will have different opinions. Personally I don't think it is necessary, unless your doing a remote outback trip. I used the spare on a recent trip. No issues.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-27-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 110,391
Posted By Bigskiddy
If your going to use HDC whilst towing I hope...

If your going to use HDC whilst towing I hope your caravan is a Kedron or similar.

Although if your using HDC you need to have a caravan, cause it takes so long to get down a hill you need to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-27-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,235
Views: 84,774
Posted By Bigskiddy
No I just do step 1 and then start pumping the...

No I just do step 1 and then start pumping the brake it then resets without having to do step 4.

Or maybe it was pumping the accelerator.

Sorry I can't remember...but I know the export...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-24-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,357
Posted By Bigskiddy
On my recent trip in mud I deflated to 24psi with...

On my recent trip in mud I deflated to 24psi with the stock Latitude tyres. Seemed to go okay.
I busted a rim, but that was prior to deflating.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-24-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 577
Views: 41,340
Posted By Bigskiddy
I think FCA have caused themselves another drama...

I think FCA have caused themselves another drama with this by making the active gridlines available. Understandably those who got the factory camera and no gridlines will be pissed.

Although...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-23-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,107,032
Posted By Bigskiddy
Electronic hand brake is great (not) when you get...

Electronic hand brake is great (not) when you get a flat battery. Unable to roll/push into position for a jump start.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-18-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 37,054
Posted By Bigskiddy
At the moment my offroading is only local to...

At the moment my offroading is only local to home. If I bust a tyre the standard spare will be fine, as I proved recently (see WK2 Offroad thread).

Watching Top Gear last night Jeremy Clarkson...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 37,054
Posted By Bigskiddy
They will be noisy, but don't care about noise as...

They will be noisy, but don't care about noise as these will be on a second set of rims.

ST's were a $100 each more. Don't appear to be as aggressive but was told they have a stronger sidewall.
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