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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By robbie
Re: Dual Battery System Danger

My thanks to Peter.T and John47 for the response.

I propose to use a CTEK D 250S DC/DC charger for the job with a loose battery box in the rear of the jeep.

Regards,
Rob
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 03-03-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 704
Posted By robbie
Talking Dual Battery System Danger

I plan to install a dual battery system in my WK2 diesel Overland to power a refrigerator for off-road trips.
However the Jeep/Chrysler Technical Support Manager advised me against this citing...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 02-20-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By robbie
Re: OEM 18" Steel Wheels on 2014 WK2

I have also purchased a set of steel winter rims for off-road use.
The OE lugs fit the steel rims. However the chrome lugs on the black steel rim look kind of weird.:eek:

Are OE lugs in black...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 329
Posted By robbie
Effect of dropping tyre pressure on TPMS

Hi,

For driving on heavy sand I normally drop my vehicle's tire pressure to about 1.5 bar (22 psi).
This is lower than the low pressure warning level of about 1.9 bar (28 psi).

Can the TPMS...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-04-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By robbie
Re: Bull bar on wk2 with air suspension

Precisely my wife's sentiments.
I wonder if a nudge bar would look better?
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-03-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 16,411
Posted By robbie
Re: Fuel consumption on my new 3.0 CRD limited -

My overland has 5000 km on the clock.

Fuel consumption as follows:

Highway : 8.4 l/100km
Urban: 10.7 l/100km

Very happy with this! :D
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-03-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By robbie
Re: Bull bar on wk2 with air suspension

Followthis:
Jeep Grand Cherokee Big Tube™ Bar - ADR Compliant - With ECB bumper lights Series (MY12 On) Overland Models (vehicles with screw in tow hook)...
Forum: Suspension/Driveline/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 01-03-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,195
Posted By robbie
Talking Bull bar on wk2 with air suspension

I plan to fit an ECB bull bar to my WK2 GC Overland with air suspension.
Will the extra weight of the bull bar have any effect on the air suspension?

Regards to all.
...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-25-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,127
Posted By robbie
Re: Jeep - nothing but problems

How tough can life get :thumbsup::lol:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-22-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By robbie
Re: Any new 2013 Grand Cherokee Summit Owners

You Guys are all wrong.
Thats the new compact spare wheel for 2014.

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-21-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By robbie
Re: Ecb bar passes roo test

I am interested in fitting a bull bar / nudge bar to my 2012 CRD.
Most of the Aussie after market products can also be purchased in S.A.
Can you guys recommend a product and perhaps post a picture...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-21-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,173
Posted By robbie
Re: Landcruiser Prado

Its a matter of taste.

I personally do'nt like the rear end styling of the Prado.
Furthermore the Jeep V6 3.0 CRD's torque is in comparison in another league.
Then again I do'nt want to drive...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-21-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,067
Posted By robbie
Re: Diesel Engine Rattle

My vehicle has 1000km on the clock and is also noisy when cold but that subsides after the engine is to temp. :D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-21-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,342
Posted By robbie
Re: nice little review of the 2012 WK2

Yea thanks for posting the article.
It good to also hear positive things from time to time :D
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-20-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By robbie
Re: Torque curve

Thanks :thumbsup:
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-19-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,333
Posted By robbie
Torque curve

Has anyone seen a torque curve for the GC 2012 3.0 v6 CRD motor?
:D
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-14-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By robbie
Re: 2012 WK2 CRD exhaust gas in cabin

Thankyou for the info on the TSB which I will bring under the Dealer's attention.
When I spoke to the dealer previosily he did not know of any problems and wandered if the exhaust gas was been...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-13-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,441
Posted By robbie
2012 WK2 CRD exhaust gas in cabin

Hello Guys,

After driving a distance I am getting a typical exhaust gas (diesel) smell inside the vehicle when coming to a stop. This is happening radomly and it seems that the aircon must be on....
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 07-22-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By robbie
Re: Difference between 2011 & 2012 + other questions

I have a 2012 Overland CRD on order - delivery August 2012 in South Africa.
Should I cancel and rather wait for the 2013 batch with ZF gearbox , or is the existing 5 speed adequate?
What do you...
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