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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
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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: 2,257
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
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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: 19
Views: 2,003
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: 19
Views: 2,003
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: 19
Views: 2,003
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
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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
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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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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-12-2014, 11:55 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Check the Amazon site. Won't get much cheaper.



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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-12-2014, 11:25 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Or how about this one.........
Amazon.com: TDI Diesel Fuel Nozzle Adapter: Automotive (http://www.amazon.com/TDI-Diesel-Fuel-Nozzle-Adapter/dp/B00696Y74O)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-08-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

I thought a little extra light in the boot would be good so I have installed 600mm of led strip light. It is really bright, doesn't hinder the the boot opening area and was very simple to install. I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-08-2014, 03:43 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Mine used do that as well. I mentioned it Belcar when took it in for its first service, they applied an update and its has been as good as gold since.
:D
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-07-2014, 04:24 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Doesn't lower the QL with mine, only in 'sports' mode it lowers.
Haven't really noticed a lot of difference otherwise.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-31-2014, 10:09 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: USB Port

I use a cig light/USB adaptor under the centre armrest for charging my phone, and leave a 320 gig hard drive for music plugged in to the USB in the cubby hole.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-30-2014, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Did I miss something or was the Great Jeep Competition a bit of fizzer at the end. It seemed to instantly dry up after the phone f**k up. No pics of happy smiling new owners in the desert -...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2014, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yep, sorry. I got a bit too excited too quickly
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2014, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Any body need some spare parts.........
http://www.autosource.biz/New-2014-Jeep-Grand-Cherokee.jpg
;)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-28-2014, 01:56 AM
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Posted By Salmo
At least you are experienced, 2nd time no sweat.

At least you are experienced, 2nd time no sweat.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2014, 04:22 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: MY14 DIY Trailer Socket Wiring

Steve,
I did notice that the dealer just took out the tail lights and connected the tow plug from there, and didn't need to enter the boot space.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2014, 02:03 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: MY14 DIY Trailer Socket Wiring

Steve, thanks very much for the info and pics.
Got to go fishing tomorrow, but next weekend I'll finish it off.
Thanks again.
Cheers
Steve


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-26-2014, 12:28 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: The Towing thread

I'm just trying to wire up a couple of small LED lightbars as extra reversing lights, but I'm having trouble locating the wire form the reversing lights. My tow bar, non factory but is Mopar, has...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-17-2014, 11:36 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: WK2 Uneek 3 hoop Bull Bar.

Got to agree with you. It's my intention to shift down to Tas when I finish work, already have a house in the central highlands. Can't wait to leave behind SA's 40+ degree days.42646


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-17-2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks, saved my sanity.


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-17-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hey Snuke,
I think it was you who posted a you tube link for a song about 'Wed night'. I have been looking for the post for ages to listen to it again and I can't find it anywhere. Can you you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-13-2014, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Thanks, I will have a look for that. But yesterday it went back to the night screen again while passing through a longish bit of tree shadows.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-11-2014, 04:19 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Had different but pleasureable experience today.
I mostly leave my headlight switch in the Auto position and if the day is abit overcast the lights come on and the Nav screen goes dark, night mode. ...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-10-2014, 04:25 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yep buggered my plans.
I had the GC all packed (mentally) and was planning the drive, looking forward to seeing Meg (wife) driving home in a shiny new Cherokee.
Ratz
:(:(:(
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 04:12 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

16,000kms and haven't experienced the dreaded limp mode, haven't even seen the regen notice.

Touch wood..........nervous now in case I have jinxed myself.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Salmo
Re: 2014 JGC LED LightBar Install

This is a 20" flood & spot combo, 10 watt.
Just a word of warning, be sure to get a heavy duty loom or you will be replacing it a couple of hours.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Salmo
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

I did get a bit excited and didn't mind going to check on the GC, but I couldn't possibly work in such conditions. :)
I would really like remote start but I'm not sure I could install it. I'll wait...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2014, 06:31 AM
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Views: 19,597
Posted By Salmo
Nothing. Just stock factory standard.

Nothing. Just stock factory standard.
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