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Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 10-10-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Another tyre question from teh UK

Hi

Have not been around for ages due to having to sell my beloved Jeep when my job vanished in 2010 and I have not managed to find full time work to date!

But....

I sold my Jeep complete...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-20-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Tire Life

My General Grabber AT/2's have now done 15000 miles and have worn 3mm out of the total tread depth of 13mm

So the 60000 miles looks like being a realistic target to me

A great tyre that gets...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 05-02-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 30,828
Posted By nav18tor
Re: who has the most miles on their jeep

Have added 14400 in 5 months but lost job yesterday so it stops dead here

Anybody want to buy a 06WK CRD Ltd in the UK?

12950 for an 06 06 with 49000 miles, recent service, recent tyres, 6...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-22-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,437
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Changing Power Steering Pump

More info further down

I am surprised at your problems, am on my second Grand Cherokee, the 1st one was a 55 plate and had done 88,000 miles when I got rid having had nothing wear or break. My...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-22-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,437
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Changing Power Steering Pump

Telly is crap so I am surfing

Found this which could be very relevant

http://www.jpmagazine.com/techarticles/suspension/154_0604_screaming_bloody_power_steering_pump/index.html

And this lot...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-22-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,437
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Changing Power Steering Pump

May also be worth checking out

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/power-steering-pump-repair-rebuild_W0QQitemZ330416115722QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM?hash=item4cee55d00a
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-22-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,437
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Changing Power Steering Pump

My suspicion is that it will be an MB part that may be available from any reliable spares shop
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-16-2010, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Another tyre question from teh UK

As per my "signature, 255/65 R17H, 125.00 per tyre fitted and its a 2006
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-15-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,040
Posted By nav18tor
Re: WK Front and Rear Differential Fluid Change

I have just had a service @ 42500 miles, and the independant dealer mentioned the driveline oil change but thought I could go to the next service @ 55,000 miles before I have it done

That will be...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-15-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Another tyre question from teh UK

I got my AT2's from my local independant Weeley Tyres 01255 830777

Have found them a lot better than I expected on the road, ie a lot better than the Wranglers they replaced and quieter as well,...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 03-13-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Another tyre question from teh UK

Hi from another in the UK

My LTD has 17" rims and I recently fitted General Grabber AT2's and am astounded by how good they are

Road noise is minimal and off road and in the snow, un-believable...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 03-10-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,169
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Will 265/65 R17 tyres fit a WK

I think the term "cheers" originates from drinking (alcohol) when the phrase is used to start drinking

Its migrated into general use and is another way of saying thanks

Its not just the...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-10-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 28,206
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Grand Cherokee CRD performance thread

Check out anything that relates to the Mercedes Benz model range that uses the same motor, the ML320 is in identical tune to our baby's and the ML270 is actually a de-tuned version of the same
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 01-31-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By nav18tor
Re: OK, so the wind caught my door, and it does'nt fit now

Right, I pushed and pulled and twisted and lifted and although the amount I could move it worried me, it seems to have improved the fit/noise

The top hinge is visably moved away from the a post...
Forum: Member Product Reviews 01-29-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,472
Posted By nav18tor
Re: General Grabber AT2 17" on WK

Pleased to be a help

Now 2000 miles into ownership of these tyres and can heap nothing but praise on them

Great in all conditions, never seen the traction control light flash and best of all,...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-29-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,351
Posted By nav18tor
Re: what brand oil does everyone use?

Never heard of Royal Purple, not one thats available in the UK

The only thing I do know is that Mobil 1 is the best I can buy

Run it in my motorcycle, and WK will have it when next changed

I...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 01-29-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By nav18tor
Re: OK, so the wind caught my door, and it does'nt fit now

Will check it out tomorrow, its dark, snowing and I have to catch up with some work!

Will report my findings:rolleyes:
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 01-29-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By nav18tor
Re: OK, so the wind caught my door, and it does'nt fit now

Looking at http://www.scribd.com/doc/20028846/Jeep-WK-Grand-Cherokee-Section-23-Body

It would appear the hinges and therefore alignment to be adjustable

Could anybody confirm this?
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 01-29-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By nav18tor
Re: OK, so the wind caught my door, and it does'nt fit now

What???

How the hell can the hinges bend? what are they made of? tin foil?

:slapfight::slapfight::slapfight:
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 01-29-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By nav18tor
OK, so the wind caught my door, and it does'nt fit now

Is the a common fault?

During a minor blizzard, I opened the drivers door, and the wind took it out of my hand and slammed it open

Now have a lot of wind noise and the door catches in the rear...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-27-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,715
Posted By nav18tor
Re: 245/70-17 BridgeStone REVO 2s Installed...

OK, so I am 2000 miles into AT2 ownership

No noise, these are astounding

Wet grip is as good as any road biased tire

Snow grip is tremondous, realy proved their worth in the recent (UK)...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-27-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,715
Posted By nav18tor
Re: 245/70-17 BridgeStone REVO 2s Installed...

Can't find them at all in the UK:confused:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-27-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,715
Posted By nav18tor
Re: 245/70-17 BridgeStone REVO 2s Installed...

What speed rating are they, when I checked, could only find "S"

Could affect your insurance :mad:
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 01-26-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,351
Posted By nav18tor
Re: what brand oil does everyone use?

Am I the only one that goes 12500 miles between oil changes?

This is at least twice a year as I do about 3500 miles each month in my CRD
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-25-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,924
Posted By nav18tor
Re: 3ltr CRD oil type

Am using http://dieseltuning.uk.com/chrysler.html this one

MPG improved by about 10%
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-25-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,528
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Some thoughts on owning an 08 Jeep GC diesel...

My MPG is the subject of another thread

The OBD shows 28.7 US mpg
Real calculations with GPS corrected distance show 27.5 mpg (UK not US)

This is running General Grabber AT2's 255/65 R17H...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 01-25-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,924
Posted By nav18tor
Re: 3ltr CRD oil type

I use Mobil 1 fully synth

I think its 10/40
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-16-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By nav18tor
Re: need 4 new tires

I fitted 4 x General Grabber AT2's and they work brilliantly on the road, being very quiet and refined for a tyre with such an aggresive tread

Consider them a perfect choice for my WK and handled...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-16-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By nav18tor
Re: need 4 new tires

I had UHP's on my previous WK, great SUMMER tyre and fabulous in the wet, but snow.......
Forget it:mad:
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-16-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,169
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Will 265/65 R17 tyres fit a WK

Have already got the tyres and so far am very pleased

Coincided with a big dump of snow over the UK so my timing was perfect

Don't notice any extra noise, but MPG is down about 1 mpg maybe a...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-15-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,169
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Will 265/65 R17 tyres fit a WK

My local tyre depot "Weeley Tyres" and no they do not come with white lettering on the walls

Have posted images see http://www.jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=5313
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-14-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Rear Diffential Issue

OK so its bad design:mad:

Do all WK's share the same axle's?

Is this something I should expect further down the line?

My previous WK had done 68,000 with no drivetrain issue's, just a total...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-13-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Tranny Lines covered by Lifetime Warranty?

Go to your local hydralic specialist, they will make up some braided steel hoses that will neve leak again

Suspect that the cost may be less than factory

In the uk I would start with...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-12-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 768
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Rear Diffential Issue

I suspect the running gear oils may not have been changed, this could be a contributory factor

Mine has 35,000 on odo and will have all oils changed at next service (42500 miles)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-10-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By nav18tor
Re: My Grand Cherokee Limited CRD and a few questions...

Can understand your point with the snow, we don't usually get that much in Essex, so I have not considered a lift

Re the chip, I used http://dieseltuning.uk.com/chrysler.html on 3 different...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-10-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,822
Posted By nav18tor
Re: My Grand Cherokee Limited CRD and a few questions...

Hi Ross

Am also in the UK

I have fitted General Grabber AT2's 255/65 R17H without any mods or a lift

Worked out perfect timing with the current weather conditions!!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 01-10-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,612
Posted By nav18tor
Re: Jeep GC WK predator 3.0L CRD in UK.

Hi from another in the UK

I suspect doing it with factory stuff would be to expensive

Tory something like...
Forum: Member Product Reviews 01-07-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,472
Posted By nav18tor
Re: General Grabber AT2 17" on WK now with images

Taken today, AT2's work very well in snow
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v303/nav18tor/SD530606.jpg

Front suspension with 255/65 R17

...
Forum: Member Product Reviews 01-06-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,149
Posted By nav18tor
Re: General Grabber HTS

As per my review in this section, the AT2's just fitted to my WK have proved fantastic
Forum: Member Product Reviews 01-05-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,472
Posted By nav18tor
Re: General Grabber AT2 17" on WK

Will get images

How do I move this thread?

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