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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,183
Posted By Matty470
Re: Scratch and Dents

Without painting the whole panel, that is your only real option. It does look like it has been applied rather sloppily, and if applied a bit better the result would be less noticeable, but a respray...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-25-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,152
Posted By Matty470
Re: WK2 Snorkel

Yep, thankfully I'm not in the market for a snorkel, neither are appealing IMHO.
If the Airflow body had a head that moulded to the roofline it may look more integrated, but I agree with adamt.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-23-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 64,800
Posted By Matty470
Re: The Towing thread

I can't give you specifics on the SRT towing, others might, but as a comparison my previous tow vehicle was a Ford Territory Ghia turbo that was tuned to produce around 300kw and 600nm or so. Towing...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-20-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,183
Posted By Matty470
Scratch and Dents

Judging by that image alone, you basically have 2 options. Remove that paint with some thinners gently and then get some colour matched paint, preferably from an automotive paint supplier and using a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

Give Lindsay's tyres a call in Mt Evelyn.
He verbally quoted me under $400 a tyre for the BFG's, even though he doesn't rate them highly at all, he's primarily a Mickey Thompson dealer.

Lindsay's...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-10-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 779
Posted By Matty470
Re: Anyone used moparpartsoverstock.com?

I'm off to the US in a couple of weeks and was going to try and buy some bits whilst over there and arrange to send them back myself, just gotta work out how.

Any advice?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By Matty470
Missing trim

Now before I say anything...................yes I know it's slack, but meh..

I finally got around to washing my car today and (it's been a while) when I opened the rear flipper glass to wipe down...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

Back on pg. 5 of this thread Barboots posted this link to an Ebay seller.
I'm going to order a set from them too.

http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?nav=item.view&id=121047275737
There are also...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

I got them off Ebay from Bayside Jeep in Frankston.
They pop up occassionally. I bought 2 off them (someone else bought 2 for spares as well) and when I picked them up they told me they'd have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-01-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

I didn't want the standard tyres so I only bought the rims.
Paid $49.95 each.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

No. Mine are brand new without tyres and TPMS, still in their boxes too.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-31-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

Well I've finally got myself a full set of 5 (plus an extra) brand new 2014 Laredo rims.

http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a10/mattyfour/0100C101-5410-4953-BAA7-0E282FBDD078.jpg...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-22-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 36,534
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep service costs

Got a letter in the mail yesterday from the dealer I had my 10K service done at. I have since tried 2 other dealers for the 20K and 30K, with the dealer used at the 30K owned by the dealer that did...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-17-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,149
Posted By Matty470
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Right on target too...........smack bang into the T
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-17-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

Well I had mine in at my local dealer for the second time yesterday to try and fix this satnav issue.
Finally.................we have a result!!

They had to replace my 730N headunit and then the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 570
Posted By Matty470
Re: Recommendations for GC Sunshade

I just bought a similar style one that concertina's up made from the silver reflective material from the Reject Shop for $4, and it came with a couple of side shades (that I don't bother with).
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-08-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,994
Posted By Matty470
Re: Benn0's build up thread

Yep, brand new ones still in their boxes.
Just waiting on 2, possibly 3 more.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-07-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,994
Posted By Matty470
Re: Benn0's build up thread

Fair enough.
I knew that ORAII came with the 18's.

I'm in the process of getting myself a second set of wheels with some AT's for trips away.
I've got 2 brand new Laredo 18's and just waiting on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-06-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,994
Posted By Matty470
Re: Benn0's build up thread

Very nice.....but I'm curious,

Why did you option your Limited with the 18's and then go and buy another set of 18's?
Wouldn't it have been cheaper to just get the Coopers fitted to the car when...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 05-02-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 56,033
Posted By Matty470
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

It's now Friday night.
Any thoughts yet?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-28-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,994
Posted By Matty470
Re: Benn0's build up thread

Excited much....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-03-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 13,792
Posted By Matty470
Re: 20" Tyre Thread

Bit of a thread revival.

Has anyone fitted 275/45 x 20's to their Jeep?
There's a fair bit more to choose from in that size and the change in rolling diameter is around 2% slower.

Thoughts?
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 64,800
Posted By Matty470
Re: The Towing thread

I've already got a VSR mounted under the bonnet right next to the jump posts that has a 6mm hotwire running to pin 9 (IIRC) on my 12 pin plug for the van, so I figured I'd be able to follow that...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 85,149
Posted By Matty470
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Finally got around to getting some hooks installed.
Purchased these off a forum member on another forum as he went the Uneek bullbar route.

...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Matty470
Re: Traktor's Tidbits

^^^:lol::lol::lol:

Surely you can't be serious, they're rubbish....:joke:
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-01-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 64,800
Posted By Matty470
Re: The Towing thread

For those that have wired in an Anderson plug to the rear of the car, have you taken this feed from the battery, or from the jump start posts under the bonnet?
The reason I ask is, at this stage I...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-31-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

Well the saga continues....
went back into my local dealer today for a second attempt at updating the Nav.
Surprise, surprise.............it didn't work:confused:

Spoke to the Jeep tech directly...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-29-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,307
Posted By Matty470
Re: Off Road 18"s

Where have you guys been getting your 2nd set of TPMS sensors from, and more specifically, which ones fit OEM Jeep wheels?

Cheers,
Matt
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-28-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Well....... Booked in today for 30K service,...

Well.......
Booked in today for 30K service, handed over my letter and they said no problems, they have everything they need to do it. Went to pick it up and before I drove off checked the NAV...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-26-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

Good to hear.
Getting mine done on Friday, fingers crossed.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-25-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

I also got the email with the code, after I got my letter.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

Yep.
States in the fine print on the bottom that the offer is valid until 2359hrs 31 May 2014.

I'm already booked in for my 30K service this Friday.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

3139.

Edit........just noticed that the image of the headunit on the letter isn't of the 730N with the Nav fitted.
There's no Nav button!!!

It also mentions this, and I quote, " Turn into your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-24-2014, 01:46 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

Well..............postie came today with a letter addressed to me from Jeep, offering me a free map upgrade worth $199.


Interesting that there is an image of the Nav screen with my home shown...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-20-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 64,800
Posted By Matty470
Re: The Towing thread

This is a good explanation of the differences between a proportional (P2, P3 etc) and a non-proportional (Redarc)
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-19-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,357
Posted By Matty470
Re: Advantage of 20" rims over 18"?

For what it worth, I have taken mine up into the Vic high country a couple of times now on the stock Kumho 20's. I was a little bit hesitant first time around tackling a very steep and rocky track...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-06-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

I spoke to Jody in there today and she also told me to expect a letter very shortly and at my next service it will all be updated.
I just ticked over 30000k's today so hopefully I'll get the letter...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-04-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 64,800
Posted By Matty470
Re: The Towing thread

100% correct.
I have the HR bar and I took my car to Long Range Automotive for them to have a look at whether or not it was possible to fit one of their tanks with the HR bar. There is absolutely...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-24-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Matty470
Re: Towing Temps

It appears that the MY14 trans seems to run hotter than the MY11, 12 & 13. My MY12 trans usually sits around 78deg on a normal day whether I'm towing or not and will climb into the 80's if I have to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-22-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 30,890
Posted By Matty470
Re: Jeep Navigation System Fail

I'd also like to offer my thanks and congrats to all of those involved. Brilliant effort!!
I've had my case with them for almost a year with no result, so hopefully things will improve across the...
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