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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2015, 02:18 AM
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Posted By Bigskiddy
I probably misunderstood the original post. I...

I probably misunderstood the original post. I was thinking more from a traction point of view. I didn't consider what Ivette states about affect on drivetrain with different diameter tyre, which...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-30-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13,513
Views: 1,065,936
Posted By Bigskiddy
People will have different opinions. Personally I...

People will have different opinions. Personally I don't think it is necessary, unless your doing a remote outback trip. I used the spare on a recent trip. No issues.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-27-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 102,081
Posted By Bigskiddy
If your going to use HDC whilst towing I hope...

If your going to use HDC whilst towing I hope your caravan is a Kedron or similar.

Although if your using HDC you need to have a caravan, cause it takes so long to get down a hill you need to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-27-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 77,630
Posted By Bigskiddy
No I just do step 1 and then start pumping the...

No I just do step 1 and then start pumping the brake it then resets without having to do step 4.

Or maybe it was pumping the accelerator.

Sorry I can't remember...but I know the export...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-24-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,150
Posted By Bigskiddy
On my recent trip in mud I deflated to 24psi with...

On my recent trip in mud I deflated to 24psi with the stock Latitude tyres. Seemed to go okay.
I busted a rim, but that was prior to deflating.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-24-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
I think FCA have caused themselves another drama...

I think FCA have caused themselves another drama with this by making the active gridlines available. Understandably those who got the factory camera and no gridlines will be pissed.

Although...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-23-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13,513
Views: 1,065,936
Posted By Bigskiddy
Electronic hand brake is great (not) when you get...

Electronic hand brake is great (not) when you get a flat battery. Unable to roll/push into position for a jump start.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-18-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
At the moment my offroading is only local to...

At the moment my offroading is only local to home. If I bust a tyre the standard spare will be fine, as I proved recently (see WK2 Offroad thread).

Watching Top Gear last night Jeremy Clarkson...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
They will be noisy, but don't care about noise as...

They will be noisy, but don't care about noise as these will be on a second set of rims.

ST's were a $100 each more. Don't appear to be as aggressive but was told they have a stronger sidewall.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-17-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
Good point. I think I'll go the Maxxis Big...

Good point.

I think I'll go the Maxxis Big Horn MT764 (275/65/R18). Bill from Chief Products was running them on his WK2 with only minor rubbing at the rear.

Been quoted $335 each for the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-14-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
Re: Off Road 18"s

Anyone tried Atturo Tyres.


They do a LT275/65/R18. Has a 820mm dia. Atturo Tires - Atturo Trail Blade MT (http://www.atturo.com/moto/trail_blade_mt)


Tempe Tyres have them for $240 each.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 107,987
Posted By Bigskiddy
Yes, by about page 5 most of the yank threads...

Yes, by about page 5 most of the yank threads turn into petty arguments, the lane departure one is going...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
815mm. I think your conversion is out for yours,...

815mm. I think your conversion is out for yours, 32.2 would be 818mm.

I see that Bill of Chief Products has some big tyres on his MY14 Overland. I read somewhere on AJOR that he used spacers on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-13-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
Wheel spacers...perhaps they could solve rubbing...

Wheel spacers...perhaps they could solve rubbing issues?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-12-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,898
Posted By Bigskiddy
Thinking of getting a set of Maxxis Big Horns...

Thinking of getting a set of Maxxis Big Horns MT762 275/65R18 on a separate set of rims for offroad only trips.

Anyone tried these? I have QL but won't be putting in 'entry/exit' height.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-11-2015, 04:47 AM
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Posted By Bigskiddy
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,150
Posted By Bigskiddy
Spent the weekend in the Brindabellas (Canberra)...

Spent the weekend in the Brindabellas (Canberra) and surrounds. Started and finished like this.

57035

1 hour in I got a flat and busted rim. Did the 3 days on the steel spare. Was gunning it up...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-09-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,150
Posted By Bigskiddy
Water bra? You got any pics or details on one of...

Water bra? You got any pics or details on one of these. Tried googling and got ladies boobs...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-08-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 10,150
Posted By Bigskiddy
I agree with what Hutch is saying. Whilst the...

I agree with what Hutch is saying.
Whilst the depth of the water might be under 500, you hit it too fast you might get a wave over the bonnet.

I just came back from a trip today where having a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Cmon, don't leave us hanging....

Cmon, don't leave us hanging....
Forum: Off Road Modifications 06-04-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Bigskiddy
56842 Looks OEM now.

56842

Looks OEM now.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 77,630
Posted By Bigskiddy
This is what I use. ...

This is what I use.

http://www.rycofilters.com.au/catalogue/application/make/JEEP/model/GRAND+CHEROKEE/series

Purchase from Eziauto.com.au
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-02-2015, 12:45 AM
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Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
It's better in that the number plate lights don't...

It's better in that the number plate lights don't reflect on it.
Post a pic of your current setup.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-01-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
I do have a blue wire coming out from the female...

I do have a blue wire coming out from the female pin '4', however it then is joined up with a black wire from pin '9'.


56763


I tried running a jump wire from 4 to 27, I didn't bury it in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-01-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
No obvious reference. "014" might be...

No obvious reference.
"014" might be one?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-01-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Thanks 67HR. Back on WIFI now. 56736 ...

Thanks 67HR. Back on WIFI now.


56736



56737
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-31-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Sorry photos didn't attach... :( I give up.

Sorry photos didn't attach...

:( I give up.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-31-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
I gather this is the connector. Which is pin 4? ...

I gather this is the connector. Which is pin 4?
There appears to be an unshielded wire that has been cut..?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-31-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
MMM, I too have the new camera installed and...

MMM, I too have the new camera installed and don't have the 'gridlines off' option in the settings.

Who knows what's going on, Jeep certainly don't. I have had DAB button showing in the radio...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-30-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Bigskiddy
Homemade WK2 Lower Guard

56688



It's not pretty but should do the job of protecting the radiator and QL compressor.
It doesn't offer any protection to the lower part if the washer tank.

Made from 3mm galvanized...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
http://site.justforjeeps.com/guide/82213884.pdf ...

http://site.justforjeeps.com/guide/82213884.pdf

Hope that works.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Thanks MMM, that's great. I'm sure you've got...

Thanks MMM, that's great.
I'm sure you've got better things to do with your time, hence the requested brief response. Cheers
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-29-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Where are these located? Be brief, tailgate /...

Where are these located? Be brief, tailgate / passenger side of head unit?

I've got some install instructions, but it's for USA models and they quote different pin numbers.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-28-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
I think I'll have a crack at activating the...

I think I'll have a crack at activating the gridlines first myself. It's just splicing a wire from what I understand.
I feel nausea whenever I think about taking my car to a Jeep dealer.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-28-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
I missed that part about the grid lines. Mine got...

I missed that part about the grid lines. Mine got replaced and doesn't have them.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 36,918
Posted By Bigskiddy
Look what came in the post...

Look what came in the post...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,112
Posted By Bigskiddy
Hey Victor, your tyres are fine. I'm still...

Hey Victor, your tyres are fine. I'm still running the stock Michelin Latitudes and haven't been stuck yet.

Heck, getting stuck once in a while is half the fun! Plus you've got tow hooks.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-28-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 77,630
Posted By Bigskiddy
Do you have a ELSD. You will need the LSD...

Do you have a ELSD. You will need the LSD modifiers. I recently with the RedLine 75w-90. 3L for $90.

Search 'GL5' as this has been discussed extensively.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 05-28-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 589
Views: 76,745
Posted By Bigskiddy
Gee that's a confidence booster.

Gee that's a confidence booster.
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