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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,337
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: 66
Views: 8,337
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: 28
Views: 718
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: 13,606
Views: 1,105,963
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: 499
Views: 36,995
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: 9,817
Posted By Barboots
Re: Mopar side steps

Nahhh... a chrome nudge bar comes ahead of that one Bob. [emoji39]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-09-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,724
Posted By Barboots
Re: Australian 2014 GC with DAB

I'm waiting for information regarding the matrix of year/month build and firmware version to unfold, then intend to hit up a contact at Rojone to see if I can get a volume deal on the required...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-07-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 16,833
Posted By Barboots
Re: Dash Cams - Down Under

Soon to receive Mini 0806... I'll update along the way.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-06-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 36,995
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

My hose is too long. [emoji38]
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-28-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 rims and tyres

An Aussie one:
http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=65577

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-15-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,328
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 Offroad

It's an opening for damage claims Simon, so they are effectively mitigating their exposure. It's not just damage to the tyre either, as people have died through misuse of tyres at lowered pressure. ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-14-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 36,995
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

The same size block for every shoulder lug suggests that these could howl insanely at certain speeds. Irregular shoulder blocks have become the norm to avoid harmonic problems.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 36,995
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

I have had General Grabber AT2s in 275/65R18 fitted for a while now. No contact, even in Entry/Exit when manoeuvring trailers. I probably wouldn't push the articulation much in that height setting...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,142
Views: 112,816
Posted By Barboots
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

I'm also pleased there's some good Aussie friendly discussion going on. I get tired of being left with nothing to read about except "chrome vs murdered" and other trivia!

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 06-03-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By Barboots
Re: Changing wheels

If you can arrange it so the block is quite tall allowing the bottle jack to engage with it deeply, there shouldn't be much chance of it canting over. Then all you need is a slot in the top surface...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,472
Posted By Barboots
Re: wk2 Australian mopar tow bar install :(

Here you go Kizz.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/39m5kg3q7dwojq0/Jeep%20Towbar%20MY11%20to%20MY13.pdf?dl=0

For the template, make sure your printer is set to 100% and no scaling.

Note that the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-27-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,105,963
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I agree that 45 degrees would be the best location. I think two bolts are probably required if there's any chance of achieving the desired effect... with larger trailers anyway.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-27-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,105,963
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

You can weld on the car, but I'd try to avoid using arc... not that many use it now. Disconnect the battery negative before work.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 69,319
Posted By Barboots
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Hahaha... you've rolled the dice Benn0. The mystery bag of post-update changes is like a lucky dip.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4,203
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 307,833
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I have deep hate for Jeep right now.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,105,963
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Oh my God... have mercy on the pedestrians!





Nahhhh... fark'em [emoji23]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,105,963
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Nah Fred, the indicator stalk changed mid-MY14, and the steering wheel controls seem to be a lucky dip based on my observations. My early MY14 had the nasty stalk and the nice buttons. My current...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-18-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 13,328
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 Offroad

You were well advised. [emoji106]

I find 12psi or thereabouts is a reasonable pressure for Load Range E 18"s in soft sand. I have a feeling that if I followed some of my previous adventures I'd...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-14-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,116
Posted By Barboots
Re: Quadra-Lift Task Force!

Maybe just "less wrong"? [emoji23]
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-10-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 110,250
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Probably $250 give or take $50. Would vary depending on the location specified for the controller as much as the charge out rate per hour.

You haven't mentioned what you'll be towing, but you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-10-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 69,319
Posted By Barboots
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Yes, and it's heaps easier than trying to download the updates from Cry-slurs bunky server...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-06-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By Barboots
Re: Wheel arch plastic bung

http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=86908
Forum: Liberty-KJ and KK 05-05-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2015 Cherokee E-brake question

Relay, powered by reverse signal, applied across door switch.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 05-03-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Barboots
Re: UConnect Hard reset

It just reloads the firmware last installed. There's no roll-back as a result... you need to revert via USB as per a firmware upgrade.

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,839
Posted By Barboots
Re: Wheel badly scuffed

Well you do know that WA stands for Wait Awhile. I've been here 15 or so years now... I guess I have fully adopted the concept.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-21-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 34,931
Posted By Barboots
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

Also check Cruisin'on... they are up that way too.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13,606
Views: 1,105,963
Posted By Barboots
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Jeep Grand Cherokee Side Steps

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/osborne-park/other-parts-accessories/jeep-grand-cherokee-side-steps/1073066163
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-19-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 110,250
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Yes... if the brake lights come on, which I'm 99% sure they do.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 110,250
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

It's "composite video" yeah? You need to read the last part of my DIY Trailer Wiring thread Russell... it's all there mate. Any questions either in there or via PM.

My camera is a Safety Dave...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-18-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 110,250
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

Yes 😳

But it's seen a bit of action already... with no problems. If/when it gets broken I'll probably fit a panel mount on the tab.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-17-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By Barboots
Re: WK2 alarm issues

If you're having a PITA from the alarm falsing... or you want to leave the sunroof open, or your pet inside, or whatever... lock the car with the keyfob, wait a sec, then press the lock button again...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-11-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,036
Posted By Barboots
Re: Nitto Terra Grapplers G2 for Summit?

A tyre's width is determined by the section... however the tread width can vary within that size quite noticeably. Increase in tread depth often results in rolling diameter increase, however it's...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-11-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 36,995
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

Choose a pattern which is appropriate for the last few kilometres of where you're going to go... not where you might go.

Maybe I should sell you my 20"s? [emoji39]

Choosing tyres is a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-10-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 36,995
Posted By Barboots
Re: Off Road 18"s

Yep... we can correct each other today Bob. [emoji6]

You're 100% right. I really meant the practical weight carrying ability in as much as being able to withstand something pushing at the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-10-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 110,250
Posted By Barboots
Re: The Towing thread

It actually picks up from the OBD2 port Bob. That US trailer connection is not networked.

Cheers,
Steve
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