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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-15-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3,888
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 262,591
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Please do it soon and write a detailed report :P
I want to use a few of the dash blanks for my light bar and few other things.. from what I have read it seems a little fiddly.

Although you can...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: ARB Compressor Install - a fun project

Thats because im lazy :)... but here you go.. I will do a full write up at some stage including other things such as dual batteries, light bar etc.. but this will do for now..

First pic is my Jeep...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 09-10-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 66,212
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

The only thing id be worried about is when towing you would be using close to max torque, specially on hills.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-10-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: ARB Compressor Install - a fun project

Nice.. I have mine mounted in the back on the right hand side. Basically where the subwoofer is in the limited and above. Just need to build a cover for it and it will be completely hidden.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-14-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Interior Button Blanks

Might be the way to go, I wonder about the ones around the selec-trac cluster, where you have the air suspension buttons
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-14-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Interior Button Blanks

Haha nice stickers..

But what im actually after is the piece of plastic that is there instead of a button/switch..
So that I can drill a hole in one to install a light for my trailer brakes.. and...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 09-13-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By frog_a_lot
Interior Button Blanks

Hey guys, I have a 2012 WK2 CRD (export model) and am trying to find some of those little pieces that go in where you usually have buttons, so i can mount some things.
The ones I am looking for are...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-23-2013, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,903
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Plasti-dip

How many cans did it take to spray the grill?
Im thinking of doing it just to see what it is like, maybe the wheels as well.

Edit - Where did you get the mesh inside the grill? or does it come...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-30-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,751
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: WK2 Bullbar spotted in Sydney

Mines mainly going to be for Pandas, cant trust them
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 72,721
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

True.. but its like calling the Mars Rover just a car.. technically it is... but in reality it is so much more
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 72,721
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

Incorrect.. the True Blue CRDs dont have these problems just the rest :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-11-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,080
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: 10,000km Service CRD

I was very surprised/happy.. i spoke to the service manager via email before it went in, so i could get the recovery hooks, and at that time he quoted me $440, and even on the job sheet when i...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,080
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: 10,000km Service CRD

Well got my 10K service done, Got my free front recovery hook installed as well.

Came to $361 and got a loan car over night as well.. Seems to be a decent price.
Was at Nepean Motors in Penrith,...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 08-10-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,164
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Fuel consumption on my new 3.0 CRD limited -

Wow you guys are getting much higher, mine sits around the 8.8-9L mark.. goes up to 11-12L when im towing my race car, but then back down.

Although i dont spend a lot of time driving in the city...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-10-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 94,039
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Got mine fitted at service last week free of charge..

As for wait time, they had 3 weeks notice and managed to get me one.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-19-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 72,721
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

The True Blues must be built better than the rest :P
Oh and to add to previous comments about no problems.. I also havent had any TSB updates or anything since it was picked up in January. I used a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 72,721
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

Worked great, i was lucky to have some mates with me who do a lot of 4wdin and sand driving, so if i did get in any trouble id be ok, but didnt need them.

Drop tyre pressure down to around...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 72,721
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Grand Cherokee + sand = FAIL

Did 3 days at stockton a few weeks ago. Jeep performed flawlessly, better than expected. No error codes or anything. I am in a coil CRD so no QL. Im pretty glad i didnt spend any extra on the QL...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-16-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,080
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: 10,000km Service CRD

I was told $440, from Nepean, including loan car. For 10,000k service,
Good? Bad? Average?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-09-2012, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,888
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 262,591
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Looking at wasting some money on my Jeep.. soo..

What lifts are people running? I know CRDSTU has a kit for them. Has anyone tried purchasing one from rocky-road in the US? Looking at a 2" lift or...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 94,039
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

parts list late 2011> ped safe (no fixed hooks)
8220wkrh -- wk r/hook&brkt ped safe
8220wkh -- wk r/hook ped safe
8220wknbbkb -- nudge f/kit wk ped safe
8220wknb -- wk nudge bar


...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-02-2012, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 94,039
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

https://docs.google.com/viewer?attid=0.1&pid=gmail&thid=13845d44e3c0ff7f&url=https%3A%2F%2Fmail.google.com%2Fmail%2F%3Fui%3D2%26ik%3Dbe1c933c1e%26view%3Datt%26th%3D13845d44e3c0ff7f%26attid%3D0.1%26dis...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 94,039
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Allypally - So how did you go about getting it? Just took it in for service and mentioned it or what?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 94,039
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

GMWK2 - You got you car from Penrith as well ddidnt you? Who did you speak to about the recovery hook?
i just called the sales guy who sold me my car and he said he had no idea what was happening...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 94,039
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Havent been here for a while, looks like ill be calling my Jeep dealer tomorrow for free hooks :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 798
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Check Carsales before you order, some dealers have them now...

Just because they have an add on carsales doesnt mean they have them in stock. I fell for that trick as well. Called the dealers up and they said some of the cars they put on there are orders they...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-17-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: First Beach test for my Jeep

I looked at them and then decided i was too lazy, dont tink i really hit them much, and if i did there was no damage to them.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-17-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,727
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Auixiliary fuel tank for WK2

Just use HiFlow pumps :), I use a high flow near my place, doesnt quite fit in the fuel filler but good enough. Just need to listen for where its about to overflow because there is no cut off.
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-14-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: First Beach test for my Jeep

18's with the standard kumho tyres
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 05-14-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,710
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: What's on Your EVIC? Digital MPH?

I dont see how the speedo can be covered up, maybe you guys sit in different positions etc. I am like 5'10" and the speedo is fully visible easily. Where is your seat position, mine is fully lowered...
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 05-14-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,898
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: First Beach test for my Jeep

Just came back from Stockton as well. Great weekend, the Jeep handled it beautifully.

I went down to 16 psi and it loved it, did a heap of driving up some big dunes, no getting bogged at all. Only...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,045
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: WK2 Deisel Economy

You should be lower. I haven't reset mine since i purchased it. Has 4000k's and mine bounces between 8.6-8.8 l/100. (lowest was 8.5)

Does it reset itself every 1000 or something?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-03-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,888
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 262,591
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I got around 11L/100 towing 1700kg of race car and trailer. Slightly more aerodynamic, and only for 500ks though
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-21-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,042
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Electric Trailer Brakes

How hard was it to run a new blue wire? how much trim did you need to remove to run it.
Im going to run a RedArc with the light and the control mounted on a spare slot in center console. Still...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-20-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,042
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Electric Trailer Brakes

Yeah i got Mopar tow bar installed from dealer. Hopefully its nice and easy
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 03-19-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,279
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: How much are you paying at the pump to fill up?

About $130-$140 here in Aus, but it does get me 1000-1100k's (650miles)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,173
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Window Tinting

As far as i know 20% privacy screen on the rears, nothing on the fronts.
Im going to go 20% all rears and probably 35% on my front 2. i have Laredo so it didnt come with any tints or privacy glass
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,042
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Electric Trailer Brakes

For the controller, do i need to run a wire from the unit to the trailer plug, or is there already one in the car that i just need plug in?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-18-2012, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Colour Prices

$450 for metallic/pearl i was told
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-18-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 873
Posted By frog_a_lot
Re: Illumination

Mine dont light up either
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