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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By coreys
It could just be a can terminator.

It could just be a can terminator.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-09-2014, 07:23 AM
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Posted By coreys
As I mentioned above, I ran mine hot to the cargo...

As I mentioned above, I ran mine hot to the cargo Bay with only a breaker under the seat. I put a standard automotive really in the cargo Bay that is triggered by the spotlight chargers power. This...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-02-2014, 06:22 AM
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Posted By coreys
It will likely take 2 weeks to get to the dealer...

It will likely take 2 weeks to get to the dealer once it arrives at port, going through prix.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-25-2014, 03:24 PM
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Posted By coreys
I don't recall having any such issues when I...

I don't recall having any such issues when I towed our ct. Only about 1000kg though.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-06-2014, 07:41 PM
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Posted By coreys
Re: The MY14 2nd Battery and DC Thread

Allypally,

I'd be careful in using a traditional isolator in a vehicle with a "smart" charger/alternator. Isolators work on voltage and you can't be sure that the voltage that the JGC will run the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-06-2014, 05:35 PM
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Posted By coreys
You should not need the ctek for just the fridge....

You should not need the ctek for just the fridge. In fact I don't know if it would work without the battery. The fridge should run down to 11.x volts which the jgc will supply. Just be sure that your...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-06-2014, 03:09 PM
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Posted By coreys
Russell, I posted a reply here:...

Russell,

I posted a reply here: http://www.jeepgarage.org/f190/the-my14-2nd-battery-and-dc-thread-63061.html
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,680
Posted By coreys
You have to consider both voltage and current. I...

You have to consider both voltage and current. I have no doubt tha: the Jeep alternator will adapt to ensure that it supplies enough current for connected loads. The issue is that it will not go to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-02-2014, 05:14 AM
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Posted By coreys
Did a search on the forum. Turns out this feature...

Did a search on the forum. Turns out this feature was added for build dates post August. Damn think I only missed out by a few days.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-02-2014, 05:07 AM
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Posted By coreys
Hi All, I see mention of the Auto Entry/Exit...

Hi All,

I see mention of the Auto Entry/Exit height. I was expecting/assuming to have this feature on our Overland but how do you turn it on? Is it in the settings menu? I'd so, I can't find it....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-25-2014, 06:43 AM
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Posted By coreys
I was thinking of fitting a uhf cb at some stage....

I was thinking of fitting a uhf cb at some stage. I figured that I would just go with a through glass inductive type antenna. Won't have prefect range but would be better than our current hand held.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-22-2014, 11:12 PM
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Posted By coreys
Actually I got one months ago, just after it was...

Actually I got one months ago, just after it was announced. Got another one on Friday. Guess they stuffed up and missed people so decided to resend to everybody.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-22-2014, 05:09 AM
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Posted By coreys
I agree. An easily removable nudge bar would do...

I agree. An easily removable nudge bar would do the trick. Actually I've seen some nudge bars didn't look to hard to just put on before a big trip.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-21-2014, 10:56 PM
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Posted By coreys
Yep, like the sunshine coast, in winter it even...

Yep, like the sunshine coast, in winter it even gets so cold that we close bedroom windows at night and sleep with a doona:)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-13-2014, 07:00 AM
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Posted By coreys
1I had my first Service this week too. I was...

1I had my first Service this week too. I was pretty happy, they even washed it for me. $350 after they took off the $50 for the oil filter voucher though they told me that cjd only accepted it as a...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-05-2014, 02:56 PM
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Posted By coreys
I would have kept it in eco except for a stupid...

I would have kept it in eco except for a stupid design decision by jeep. Why forcibly link suspension performance to engine performance? I like to run in sports mode for the aero height and better...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-01-2014, 05:12 PM
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Posted By coreys
I've ordered I single hook for now. Can always...

I've ordered I single hook for now. Can always add to it later. I must agree that the website is nice. Clean and functional.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2014, 07:51 PM
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Posted By coreys
I had a look this morning. Can't decide if I...

I had a look this morning. Can't decide if I should get one or two. Would be an easier decision if there was a discount for a pair :)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-28-2014, 12:26 AM
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Posted By coreys
Awesome. Thanks for sharing. I wanna take the...

Awesome. Thanks for sharing. I wanna take the camper trailer on the beach up towards di point. A little nervous about that but I'll wait until I have tow hooks and go with someone else. Had no...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-21-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By coreys
I do. I agree that the sound system is not great...

I do. I agree that the sound system is not great (especially compared to the mcintosh system in my subaru) but that would be my biggest complaint.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-13-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By coreys
Oh, so the engine flies out the front of the...

Oh, so the engine flies out the front of the bonnet then. Must be some serious breaking to cause that. :)

Seriously though. Lugging can happen when the revs are to low for the engine to run...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-13-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,680
Posted By coreys
I'm pretty sure that you will need a dcdc...

I'm pretty sure that you will need a dcdc converter. The variable alternator just can't be guaranteed to provide a high enough voltage. As I understand a standard alternator is only ever designed to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-06-2014, 06:33 PM
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Posted By coreys
I had a similar issue reversing up gravel to...

I had a similar issue reversing up gravel to hitch the trailer. The initial engage of acceleration was jerky and I was worried to hit. Switching to low 4 worked a dream. Didn't even need the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-02-2014, 12:51 AM
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Posted By coreys
So. Just about arrived at destination. Won't have...

So. Just about arrived at destination. Won't have any phone coverage there. Average 10.2 consumption.

Just decended the range from cooma to bega. Neither adaptive nor normal cruise would work,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-01-2014, 05:54 AM
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Posted By coreys
Not me. But we are taking the gc on its first big...

Not me. But we are taking the gc on its first big trip with the camper trailer. Got from Brisbane to Taree today. Fuel usage was 9.8 which I consider pretty awesome. Was following the speed limit...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-27-2014, 02:25 AM
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Posted By coreys
Yeah, I want to see it to!!! Taking about...

Yeah, I want to see it to!!!

Taking about looking back. Today I was stopped at traffic lights, behind a shiny, polished Hyundai and thought to myself, "That really is an awesome looking car........
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-27-2014, 02:19 AM
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Posted By coreys
Yep.. I usually get a work trip each year that...

Yep.. I usually get a work trip each year that includes Germany, oh I love driving there. The autobahns wouldn't work if they had the number of garbage drivers that you get in this country. My cousin...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2014, 03:08 AM
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Posted By coreys
I assume you have the ds 250. The relay is...

I assume you have the ds 250. The relay is working well for me as far as I can tell... But no really big trips so far. I do however have a voltage monitor for the camper in the car.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 11,866
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Posted By coreys
I just used a relay instead of an isolator so...

I just used a relay instead of an isolator so that charging happens when the engine is running. The power line for the torch in the boot is perfect for this.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-17-2014, 02:23 AM
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Posted By coreys
I've got mine in the cubby. I did the install...

I've got mine in the cubby. I did the install myself and actually managed to get it in without pulling any console out.

The p3 has been perfect for our camper trailer also. I played with the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-22-2013, 04:49 PM
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Posted By coreys
I had it done by Paul at cleararmour.com.au. He...

I had it done by Paul at cleararmour.com.au. He asked me not to publish the price because it was his first my14 and under-estimated the complexity. Actually I think he said it was about the hardest...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-22-2013, 02:24 PM
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Posted By coreys
I had all that done... except, not sure about...

I had all that done... except, not sure about above the windscreen. He also made cups behind each of the door handles to protect from finger nails and wrapped strips around the edge of the doors to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-22-2013, 06:13 AM
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Posted By coreys
I went and got the 3m tape on like webber. I'm...

I went and got the 3m tape on like webber. I'm happy with that. I can see it but only when closer than 1 to 2m or looking hard. Better than stuffing up the awesome styling with a chunk of plastic.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-19-2013, 02:13 PM
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Posted By coreys
Can you do that? I thought that you have to...

Can you do that? I thought that you have to maintain 10Mk between services. I.e you can't just look at the total.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-27-2013, 05:35 AM
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Posted By coreys
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

It has happened to me a few times, especially the first time, that ratcheting sound scared the heck out of me.

Actually, each time that it has happened to me, it was when a car was either turning...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-18-2013, 05:27 AM
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Posted By coreys
Where is this particular place? Thanks Corey

Where is this particular place?

Thanks Corey
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-18-2013, 05:14 AM
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Posted By coreys
I just jammed mime up there with a piece of foam...

I just jammed mime up there with a piece of foam between that and the Ridge as I also could not find the other brackets. Works fine for me but then my camper is only a little over the unbraked limit...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-03-2013, 08:23 PM
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Posted By coreys
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi Butts,

Thanks for your comments, it's great to hear that it all went well for you. I'm in a similar boat to you, this is my first 4wd (well real 4wd, the outback was half) and we are going to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-24-2013, 07:38 AM
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Posted By coreys
Mine was about 2.5 weeks. Bought in Sydney.

Mine was about 2.5 weeks. Bought in Sydney.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-23-2013, 04:40 AM
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Posted By coreys
I assume you did the maths on overland as it...

I assume you did the maths on overland as it includes QL already. It also already includes QDII meaning that the ORAII option is cheaper. Obviously the total price will still be more but if you...
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