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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-19-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

On the way into work this morning I saw a Black Hawk GC 14/15 and his indicator was flashing but the DRL was still on, 1st time I have seen this. I like it.
I also thought it would be a good look...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-09-2015, 03:13 AM
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Views: 47,875
Posted By Salmo
Re: Off Road 18"s

I managed to get 51,300kms out off the OEM Latitudes. They have been replaced with Mickey Thompson's STZ, same size as standard.
After 2 weeks of running around town and a couple of country trips...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-05-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,539
Posted By Salmo
Re: Stopped procrastinating and did it!

See below for the Jeep Talk reply to my question.
I expected what seems to be the standard reply "speak to your dealer".
I thought, for a split second, I might have seen glimpse of a single candle...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-24-2015, 11:51 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

After recently changing my exhaust I now have the original mufflers and pipe work back to and including the fork. If anybody is interested in them as spares in case of offroad rock damage I'm open...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2015, 03:22 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

A few days ago I had the exhaust changed a bit. From the DPF back I had 2.5" stainless pipe (std was 2" stainless) with mandrel bends and a pair of straight through stainless mufflers, hot dog...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,006
Posted By Salmo
Re: Need some advice how to connect a light bar to come on with hi-bean please

When I installed my light bar I included a switch on the dash so you can have only the high beam if required.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-19-2015, 02:47 AM
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Views: 47,875
Posted By Salmo
Re: Off Road 18"s

I have just done a bit over 45,000 on the factory 18" Michelins and reckon they'll need to replaced in the next few thousand kms.
I think I might try the Mickey Thompson STZ. They have recently...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-12-2015, 04:36 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Has anybody played around with exhaust yet.
I'm keen to replace from about under the backseat with stainless pipe & mufflers, mainly for a bit of sound. Not real loud just a purr mainly when you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2015, 06:36 AM
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Views: 103,561
Posted By Salmo
Re: Jeep service costs

After seeing Snukes post about the Mopar service pricing, I now wonder if the quotes might be somewhere near the mark when you you take into account I have the off road pack which includes a LSD. I'm...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2015, 01:31 AM
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Views: 103,561
Posted By Salmo
Re: Jeep service costs

My wagon is for the 40k service and 2 dealers here in Adelaide said its major service and the cost will be about $1300.00 :eek:
I thought 40k seems a bit early for a major.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2015, 08:16 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Here is the tech report print out
Cheers
Steve
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-01-2015, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

[QUOTE=Gforce;1194818]Need some advice please, I am having some problems with the GC pulling to the left, I had a wheel alignment done at the 30k service, but if anything it is a little worse. I have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2015, 04:41 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have been considering Yokohama's Go12 or the Mickey Thompson's STZ in the standard size and retaining the factory spare. I have used Yoko's on my last couple of cars (Subaru Outback & Captiva) and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-29-2015, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I had mine done a few months ago and the Tyrepower guy did a really good job, he had to do some on-line research but the pulling to left was gone and the car felt entirely different. I did have to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2015, 02:58 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

70k in 19 months..............WOW :eek:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-17-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yeah.....what SJandL said.......40,000kms :lol:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-03-2015, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

You could try spraying them using a can of PlastiDip & if you dont like it you can peel it off.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Salmo
Re: Jeep GC pulling to the left

Just to be clear, floaty nice, not floaty crap.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Salmo
Re: Jeep GC pulling to the left

I posted this in another thread, but here it is again.......
I have just done a bit over 26,000kms, all trouble free. My tyres (Michelins) look about 1/2 worn and I noticed the other day the front...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-16-2015, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Unless he has a auto dimming welding mask :slapfight:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-08-2015, 12:04 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Since 30k service and 3 updates have been applied, a few weeks ago, I have noticed that the litres per hundred kms readout in the cluster display responds a lot faster. And before the service my...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2015, 02:48 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

[QUOTE=chooke;1154914]I am about to get the 30k service from Maddington. Was quoted $440, minus the free filter if accepted, which seems a good deal.

I had my 30k service a couple of weeks ago...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

With that 'feature' it also means you have an extra airbag
(non dealer fitted)
:lol:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-12-2014, 06:01 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

They messed up on the towing info as well.....

"Towing has always been a Range Rover tour de force too, and this model has a 3500kg rating - the highest of the three contenders".

:slapfight:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2014, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I'm pretty happy with my trip computer, while i haven't done any serious hard comparisons it seems to be on the money at the bowser just doing some mental arithmetic. I have a pretty flat run to &...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-26-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,114
Posted By Salmo
Good spot. I think its alcohol deprivation more...

Good spot. I think its alcohol deprivation more likely, no booze this week.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-26-2014, 01:56 AM
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Views: 3,114
Posted By Salmo
Re: Anyone regret buying the GC?

2 years old tomorrow, 26,000kms, great economy, tows the boat a treat especially around the Tassie highlands, really good dealer experience,.
A couple more little storage holes a round the dash...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-10-2014, 03:02 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I have just done a bit over 26,000kms, all trouble free. My tyres (Michelins) look about 1/2 worn and I noticed the other day the front left was wearing a bit on the outside edge and I was pretty...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-05-2014, 09:43 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

It was about 1k installed, (I'm in Adelaide)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-05-2014, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks for the compliment, but it does get dusty sometimes
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-05-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Here's the Mopar (Best) bar with the recovery hook, its pretty neat I think.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Air bag recall issued, exports inc,
Chrysler recalls 184,215 Dodge and Jeep SUVs (http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2014/10/14/chrysler-recall-dodge-durango-jeep-grand-cherokee/17242859/)
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-07-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,141
Posted By Salmo
Re: What does ORA group on Overland come with?

I got ORA2 on my limited and there wasn't any trail rated badge, I was a bit disappointed. I haven't seen any TR badges on any MY14's.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-05-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

DId you get black or Frost, and can you post the site.
And did it come with the twin section lid
Ta
I just googled and see it is just an insert.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-05-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Join the club....useless POS, especially when you can just use the USB port and have thousands of songs at your fingertips.
Like a couple of others on this forum I'd really like to rip it out and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-06-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,826
Posted By Salmo
Re: MY14 DIY Trailer Socket Wiring

Are my 5 mins up yet!!!!!!


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,826
Posted By Salmo
MY14 DIY Trailer Socket Wiring

Thank you thank you thank you. I had forgotten to connect that connection, not that I knew what is was for.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,826
Posted By Salmo
Re: MY14 DIY Trailer Socket Wiring

I grabbed the power from the lime/white wire in the boot near the sub-woofer and then connected to the battery (under the seat) using a fused relay. Earthed in the boot also.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,826
Posted By Salmo
MY14 DIY Trailer Socket Wiring

Today I installed 2 small led lights on the rear to come on with the reversing lights, with a switch to turn them off if not required. They work great.
BUT now the passive lock/unlock is not...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-14-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 21,477
Posted By Salmo
Re: Introduce Yourself

I went to tint-a-car and got their formula one tint. It's a nice match between the rear glass and the windscreen it's also has the UV benefit.


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