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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-18-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,898
Posted By bmackin
Re: Clunk/thunk on 6-5 coasting downshift.

I've got the same thing, but it's more like the 5-4 shift for me.

I'm taking it in to Jeep in a few week so they can have a closer look. The attitude so far hasn't been encouraging.

I've also...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 12-28-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

I second that... 3.6 0-100 is crazy fast!



I'm curious about this as well. I was reading a thread here about a twin turbo install on a SRT that was producing 800+hp and they reported the trans...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 12-28-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Yes it's a shame the RIPP pre sales service hasn't been a bit better. I'm sure they're very busy, but if you're going to spend those kind of dollars on a kit and void the engine warranty on your...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 12-01-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi Victor,

More than likely it will be Q1 2015. I'm trying my best to get it out before the holidays, but things have been so busy here I'm not sure we'll make it.

I'll be posting a more...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 12-01-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey,

Quite honestly, we're surprised there hasn't been someone in the USA working on products like this either. We've been inundated with calls from all over the world telling us we're the only...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-26-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,971
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey sur_real1,

Thanks for the compliments!

You're right our WK2 Nudge Bar (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-nudge-bar) is designed to mount to the frame in the same place as the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By bmackin
Re: Aussie Group Buy: Supercharger!

That's good news about the Black option! :D

It looks like I'm taking delivery of my Black SRT this Friday. :D

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-20-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,971
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey Guys,

The WK2 Nudge Bar performed great during our off-road testing this past weekend at our Weekend Wheeling event,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-20-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Hey Guys,

I still need a MY11 WK2 or a MY13 Trailhawk to finish up the test fitting for a few of our products. If you have one of the these and are located near the Gold Coast, please let me know....
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-20-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi Victor,

The test fittings have progressed very well. We've got another one this weekend, to test our new camera guard design and confirm fitment on 2015 WK2s. We also took it out for some...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-17-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By bmackin
Re: Weekend Wheeling Nov 14-15-16

Hey Guys,

We had a great trip! I'll be posting a full update with some photos and videos in the coming week or so. :)

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-12-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

I'm looking for some new tyres as well. I might poke around through the threads and see if anyone's already done some research on street performance tyres.

I'm glad to hear you got decent trade-in...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By bmackin
Re: Weekend Wheeling Nov 14-15-16

I saw that Benn0! :eek: I suppose it will make the cold beers taste better. :D
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-11-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By bmackin
Re: Weekend Wheeling Nov 14-15-16

UPDATE:
If you're coming up on Saturday we'll be meeting at the Cowah Falls Camp Area @ 11am - Noon. If you miss us, we'll be on Channel 19.

So far we've got 4 YESs and 3 MAYBEs.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-10-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Hi Gerry,

Yes we definitely still need you! With your MY15 WK2, we can confirm MY15 fitment as well as fitment on WK2s with the ACC Camera. :D

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-09-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Victor,

I've been trying to get our hands on a 2011 to do a test fitting, but so far no luck. I thought we had one for our last test fitting, but it turned out to be a 2012 ordered in 2011....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-09-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Hey Guys,

Our next test fitting is Saturday Nov 22nd (8am-11am) at Opposite Lock in Nerang. If you've got a MY11 WK2 and you're willing to come down and join us, please let me know.
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By bmackin
Re: Weekend Wheeling Nov 14-15-16

Hey,

The Weekend Wheeling trip is getting closer!

I'm putting together final numbers for this trip over the next few days. You're welcome to show up on any of the days, but if I know you're...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-09-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By bmackin
Re: Aussie Group Buy: Supercharger!

I'm fine with ordering earlier if we get 5 ready to go.

I'm also fine with sea freight. I'm planning to put 1000km on the SRT before installation of the SC. I want to give everything a chance to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-09-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By bmackin
Re: Aussie Group Buy: Supercharger!

Thanks! I'll be sure to give them a call. A quick Google search only pulled up their Facebook page. Do you know if they have a website?

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-09-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4,030
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 274,175
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Any chance you have the Bosch part number for this? I'm working on a project where I could use the exact specs for this part.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-09-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

I'd be curious to know this as well. My understanding was the RIPP tune disabled it.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-09-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Great news on the fuel economy. That is very respectable for that kind of performance. MY 5.7L Overland gets far worse.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-09-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Hey Nathan,

Thanks for the info!

I'm definitely excited to take delivery. :D I figure I'll wait until 1000km or so before installing the SC. That should give some time to break in the engine,...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 11-09-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 25,475
Posted By bmackin
Re: 5.7 hemi supercharger

The last email I got from RIPP about a month ago said they are still working on the kit and the tuning. I'm just guessing... but I believe they're planning to release the SRT (6.4L) version first and...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi Victor,

I've added you to our list of people who are interested. You'll get an email when the product is officially released.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-05-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi Victor,

It looks like it will be available before the holidays. Having said that, we do things a bit differently than other companies and are more focused on getting all the details right, than...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-05-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Bob,

The felt fender lining is held in place primarily by the OEM Belly Pan or (if you've upgraded) our WK2 Sump Protection Plate, neither of which are installed in this photo. On the Chief...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,003
Posted By bmackin
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Hey Nathan,

Great thread! I've been following it for a few months now.

I'd been talking with RIPP about their SC for my 5.7L Overland, but I wasn't sure how much work I'd need to do to make it...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-05-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,406
Posted By bmackin
Re: Aussie Group Buy: Supercharger!

I've added my name to the list! I take delivery this month of my 2015 Black SRT. tHe RIPP SC is going to be one of my first mods.

I'm also looking to add some Kooks Headers, high flow cats and...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-05-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By bmackin
Re: Weekend Wheeling Nov 14-15-16

A few updates on our Weekend Wheeling trip.

If you haven't done a lot of off-roading before, don't be hesitant to come out and join us. We'll be teaching some of the basics of off-roading before...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Hey Mark,

I'm sending it off for production this week while we prepare everything for sale, (website, product photography, packaging, install instructions, etc.). I expect we'll be releasing...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-03-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,971
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey Guys,

We had our test fitting on Saturday and the WK2 Nudge Bar (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-nudge-bar) is coming along nicely.

A few features we've designed into the WK2...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-03-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Guys,

We had our test fitting on Saturday and I'm happy to report the WK2 Lower Front Guard (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-lower-front-guard) is very close.

We're making some...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 11-03-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Transmission Off-Road Protection

Hey Guys,

Our WK2 Transmission Protection Plate is ready to go! On Saturday, Nov 1 we had a test fitting and everything fit perfectly.

I'm sending it off for production this week, while we...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By bmackin
Re: Weekend Wheeling Nov 14-15-16

Here's the list of adventurous souls so far. We've even got a few non-Jeepers on the list and some younger co-pilots. :)

Chief Products
Jimmy (maybe)
JKU Owner (maybe)
Derek
Jared + 7yo...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Hey Guys,

The test fitting went really well.

It's always great meeting other passionate WK2 owners. We had a lot of products to test fit so it was mostly business, but there was time for a few...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Hi Aslan,

If you're curious, I'll be posting photos and updates for the WK2 Lower Front Guard in this thread, (http://www.jeepgarage.org/f42/wk2-lower-front-guard-77071-4.html). There are a few...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,078
Posted By bmackin
Re: Need WK2s for Product Test Fitting (Gold Coast & Brisbane)

Last Chance! We had someone cancel, so if you have a WK2 with the ACC Camera and parking sensors, and you're interested in joining us for a test fitting tomorrow. Send me a message.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-27-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,128
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

That's exactly the idea with this product! Off-Road protection for this critical area when off-road, but then completely hidden when driving around town. We're also working on something we call the...
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