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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 12-27-2014, 10:24 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

You would think the RIPP sales team would be keen to flog as many as possible!

Shifting is fine, though in Auto it seems to take a bit to "learn" when to shift after any TSB update. I did read a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 12-27-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

The beast is much better post changing the Spark Plugs - Just did another trip Syd-Cbr-Syd and got a 11.0 l/100km there and 8.9 back (full loaded and with 4 of us + luggage) and just did a PB of 3.6...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-12-2014, 02:43 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Just mentioned I had to duck out a bit on Sunday to meet the "Jeep Guys", unfortunately not only will I be missing the get together, if anyone sees my missing bits let me know :D:D
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-11-2014, 03:03 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

I'd love to as I have my harness as well.... but.... I've got the In-Laws Christmas.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-07-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,443
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

...thankfully I have not started to install mine yet!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-06-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Just got my DRL Kit mod as well!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 12-05-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Yeah lets see what RIPP say as I'm not sure if the scratches matter at all - Jeep did not seem to think so but....... qhy do I get the feeling I'm about to see a recommendation for forged pistons :)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 12-04-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

So here is the close up pics and results.

"Cylinders 1 and 2 Spark Plugs Damaged....Carried out boroscope checks on all cylinders. Found slight marks on C1 and 2, rest of cylinders all OK."
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-04-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 540
Posted By jmone
Re: O/T: Australia Guys - First Time Visitor

If you like Wine as well as food then when in Adelaide I'd suggest a tour in the Barossa Valley (http://www.barossa.com/).

Couple of good options for walking tracks in Sydney, particularly in the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-26-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

FYI - got it booked in to change the plugs, bore scope & compression check next week - will let you know how it goes.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-24-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

That sounds like good advice.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-24-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

The pulled the spark plugs and a couple of them are shot while others look still new. He is thinking some crap may have gone through the system when the air filter came off as one is pitted (but...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,443
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Well if Leichhart will not play, then try Artarmon.... don't really want Leichhart rocking the boat on what Artarmon have done!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

I was pleasantly surprised when I asked if they would do it... and they were Keen!! (he has worked in performance shops previously I believe). You could give both a call to sound them out as I'm not...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 06:38 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Yup they did the install so they know the car Very Well & it is in there today getting some of the TSB/Recalls done + looking at my rough idle.

The Mgr there is "Chady Chahine".

I'll try to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 06:15 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

I'm the Dark Grey one with the SC from the last met out out Homebush (see pics earlier).
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 05:42 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

I too would be interested in seeing what these can do and their price.

Thanks
Nathan
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-23-2014, 05:41 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

I've been very happy with the service team at SVM in Artarmon & they and moving to Chatswood from next week for those on the North Shore.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-21-2014, 09:01 PM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

I could have used some sway bars during my driving day!
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-20-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

RIPP got back suggesting to check the Spark Plugs and I took it the Jeep Service Centre (who did the install as well) and they agreed that it was probably just a spark plug (or maybe an injector). ...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-20-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

I'm confident they will. It feels like a diesel at idle but as soon as you hit 1K RPM it is fine. I've noticed no issues apart from this post my day or "hard" driving on the track.... still you...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-20-2014, 04:33 AM
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Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

:D Classic DCRSRT! ::thumbsup:
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-20-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Mmm got the P0172 (System Too Rich) code back and it has been running rough at idle (around 700rpm) since the Course. I've sent some logs to RIPP to see what they may contain, but it all seems fine...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-20-2014, 04:23 AM
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Views: 358
Posted By jmone
RIPP Supercharger - Maintenance?

What is the "recommended" maintenance for the RIPP SC bits, eg:
- Cleaning / Replacing the Air Filter
- Oil Filter
- Other?

Thanks
Nathan
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-18-2014, 04:44 AM
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Views: 26,131
Posted By jmone
Re: Headlight Ribbon DRL Activation Kit

Nope he is out!

CLStech can I please also order one for delivery to Sydney?
Thanks
Nathan
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-18-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

So - here is what I got back... Not sure if we could get 15 but not bad for a day of legal ripping around a track on an track to suit our SRT's
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-17-2014, 05:23 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

It would be best for me in the Holidays as well. I've sent them an email asking:
- Format
- Minimum # of Participants
- Costs
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-17-2014, 02:32 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Ohhh and Ian Luff (the owner of the track day mob) mentioned he was at the Petrol Station when an SRT left with a big squirt and an almighty rumble... sounds like it could have been DCRSRT or kilad4n...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-17-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Just did a day of hard driving at a Performance Driving Course and it was superb + the entire field (including the instructors) loved the car and all got a ride in the back pulling a bunch of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-17-2014, 02:17 AM
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Views: 51,420
Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Just had a bast out at Eastern Creek on a Performance Driving course for the day. Had a wide range of cars including a worked/blown MX5, BMW M3, and BMW 1xx (something or other) that were all quick...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-15-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 512
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Posted By jmone
Re: Headlight Ribbon DRL Activation Kit

Talked to DCRSRT today at the Syd Meet, any of these kits left in Oz for a pre-March '14 build?
Thanks
Nathan
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-15-2014, 12:55 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

It was fun to catchup with other SRT owners in Syd and see what they have done with their rides. Turns out we where such a hit the local stadium "sheriffs" noted down our number plates as apparantly...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-14-2014, 12:56 AM
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Posted By jmone
Re: Sydney SRT Club

Looks like I'm around and can show off the RIPP SC on mine :)
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-12-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

It's pretty hard to get wheel spin and I've only done it once from the side of a road (could have been some loose gravel). Apart from that it just griiiippps! On the Rims, the Tyre shop I was put...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-11-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Sounds good on the FAQ on the certificate (mine is obviously NSW). My local dealer pointed me to a Tyre shop that did the swap for me (and a credit for the Run Flats). I'll dig out the details on...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

I'm no tyre expert but the Run Flats make your kidneys bleed on any road surface that is not perfect (eg most of our roads) and they are very expensive at around A$900 per corner. Lucky for me I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-10-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 173
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Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

I changed the tires for Hankook Ventus but simply as the ride on those run flats is more than firm... and you have a spare so why bother?

I also changed rims for some in "brake dust grey" as I...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-07-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

Yup just std LC for the 3 x 3.7sec.

Also the economy seemed about the same as what I've previously seen to and from CBR (but each trip is different). I'm pretty sure MDS is being used as at times...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-07-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,311
Posted By jmone
Re: Aussie Group Buy: Supercharger!

How is the GB going, got enough yet?

I have to say I LOVE my RIPP SC SRT. It is just great and now all the certification / emission testing stuff is done I feel much more comfortable giving it a...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 11-07-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,509
Posted By jmone
Re: Australian RIPP Install (RHD)

1) Got a log of another 3.7 run hitting the limiter and have sent it to RIPP.

2) Also the certifier just said, "After reviewing all applicable Australian Design Rules, Motor Traffic Regulations,...
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