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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-17-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,448
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 Snorkel

Murchison are taking pre-orders on theirs ... https://www.facebook.com/MurchisonProducts/posts/740712649286083
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-17-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,162
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 Snorkel

Pre-orders being taken .... https://www.facebook.com/MurchisonProducts/posts/740712649286083
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,083
Posted By TroyD
Re: Real World Diesel mileage

Just finished a 4500km trip, a good 4000km of that on freeways. Avg speed over the trip based on trip time from EVIC was 82km/h (about 50mph). Fuel usage was between 7.7 and 8.5L/100km during the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-20-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 22,319
Posted By TroyD
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

From their web site (Deluxe bar | Products | ARB 4x4 Accessories (http://arb.com.au/products/arb-protection-equipment/bull-bars/deluxe-bull-bars/3450410/))



Tow point ≠ recovery point?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-17-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 22,319
Posted By TroyD
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

A picture tells a thousand words....

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=643291729048379&set=a.327646243946264.81274.313208172056738&type=1

30450
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-31-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,275
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 Bullbar spotted in Sydney

Uneek's bar is ready ... https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.556109597783526.1073741843.450359708358516&type=3
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-04-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 840
Posted By TroyD
Re: Oil Leak

Had the RMS go on my previous Pathfinder (V6 petrol), ended up with a replacement engine as a rebuild was about the same price and Nissan couldn't get all the parts for at least six weeks. No leaks...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-29-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,552
Posted By TroyD
Re: I Fitted mine myself

They stiffed you!! Jeep WK Grand Cherokee GENUINE Mopar Tow Bar Part: CH8220WKTB | eBay...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-27-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

They also need to realise that a $50,000+ vehicle is not the same as an iPhone. Keeping information close to your chest is one thing, but when there has been an international launch of the model...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-15-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Not sure if it's been posted elsewhere:
Trailhawk II (http://youtu.be/L8wNEsm125g)

If only....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-14-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Well after 10 or 12 weeks so far I have no complaints with my MY13. I must admit it hasn't been off road much more than the odd graded, dry, dirt road. But on road it has been great. SWMBO likes...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-08-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
What's more interesting are the 10,000 mile...

What's more interesting are the 10,000 mile service intervals. Looks like they just changed miles for kms when they did the metric version of the service schedule. More money for the dealers ... Or...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 04-06-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,083
Posted By TroyD
Re: Real World Diesel mileage

1900km round trip Melboure-SA-Melbourne got 8.7L/100km. 1500km of that was towing a camper trailer, the rest was driving around the Adelaide hills and wineries. Still blown away that I can drive...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-04-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3,644
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 234,766
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Not sure of the policy on direct links to other forums so try .... Google (https://www.google.com.au/search?rls=en&q=seat+covers+site:ausjeepoffroad.com) :)
Forum: Members Rides-Showoff 03-18-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,269
Posted By TroyD
Kev, What have you secured the tie down...

Kev,

What have you secured the tie down straps to, the spare tyre?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-11-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,191
Posted By TroyD
While running his tour business with a variety of...

While running his tour business with a variety of 4 and 6 cylinder diesels my old man tried out a variety of diesel, from the major suppliers to the independents. In the end Shell and BP came out...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-03-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 22,319
Posted By TroyD
Re: ARB Bullbar Delayed

It's a bit of a shit really, especially when you see stats like this:


Source: New Car Sales Figures January 2013 |*CarAdvice...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-01-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,761
Posted By TroyD
Re: Introduce Yourself

Jeep dealer? From what I've read the car's computer needs to be told that a tow bar is fitted so that the plug powers up properly. The Jeep tow bar is made by an NZ company under license so you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-01-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Yep, just put it on ye' olde Facebook.

I'm more hoping that the hooks on the 2013 Trailhawk (Export) can acquired and be fitted on other 2013 JGC's



Add your 10% GST when it comes into the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 03-01-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Grand Cherokee Trailhawk (http://www.jeep.com.au/grand-cherokee-trailhawk)

Advertised with recovery hooks.

No list price though :(
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-28-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,278
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 - brochures, manuals and literature

Milous is there any chance you have any other wiring diagrams for the WK2's?

My Laredo has the 25A fuse for the inverter, it would be nice to know if the rest of the wiring is in place so I can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-26-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,041
Posted By TroyD
Have a look at the times quoted here:...

Have a look at the times quoted here: http://www.jeep.com.au/features-a-specs/capability/jeep-grand-cherokee-powertrain

I wouldn't say roasted, but on paper, half a second quicker.

The 7.7s...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-26-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,151
Posted By TroyD
Less powerful in which way? It has the same...

Less powerful in which way? It has the same towing capacity as the Hemi and is just as quick. Sure it doesn't have as many horses, but the ones it does have will pull anything the Hemi can, and with...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-24-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11,631
Views: 812,865
Posted By TroyD
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

They're some shiny recovery hooks 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel First Drive Off-Road Review: Jeep week video # 4 - YouTube (http://youtu.be/ltH7vhFbZwA?t=2m51s) !!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By TroyD
Re: Mopar 18" Wheels - available for purchase

If only I could convince the other half that a 3000km drive would make these value for money. So that's only 3 tanks for the CRD, which puts them at about $1000 for me. Still cheaper than the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By TroyD
Re: Shark fin installed

And now SWMBO tells me that she really likes the Shark Fin antenna and that she thought the stubby black one was unattractive. This is after she gave me a hard time about ordering it from Canada!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-20-2013, 12:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,459
Posted By TroyD
Re: Lets see what your WK2 can DO!

Went for a drive to check out a camping spot near by. Wasn't expecting anything worse than a graded dirt road. Seems the "roads" on the map weren't exactly what you'd call a road. Gave the hill...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 02-19-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,768
Posted By TroyD
Re: Here it is. Custom interior ambient footwell LED lighting. Pics inside!

For a couple of dollars I thought I'd see how these (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/20pcs-5mm-Cyan-505-510NM-Bright-Light-LED-12V-with-Free-Resistors-5CL-amy-/390524459523?ssPageName=ADME:L:OC:AU:3160) go
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-18-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,999
Posted By TroyD
Re: Shark fin installed

Here's another one ...

It actually took longer to cross the US than it did to get from LA to Melbourne (including an inspection by Customs)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-18-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,459
Posted By TroyD
Re: Lets see what your WK2 can DO!

This is all making me a little jealous. I'm itching to get our WK2 off the asphalt but I just don't think the Michelin Lattitudes would be much chop on anything other than a well graded track. ...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-17-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,151
Posted By TroyD
Re: Diesel People - Enlighten Me? (2014)

Had my CRD for just over five weeks now and found out the costly way just what a treat it is. Pushed the right foot down a little hard going through an intersection (green light) and got pinged by...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-14-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,162
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 Snorkel

I'd be happy as long as it doesn't reduce airflow. Any increase is a bonus.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-13-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,162
Posted By TroyD
I dropped them a line the other day, and being in...

I dropped them a line the other day, and being in Melb offered to drop by with my Jeep if needed.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,162
Posted By TroyD
Re: WK2 Snorkel

Looks like the air box is at the front left corner for both petrols and the diesel
V8
http://goo.gl/kFT96
V6
http://goo.gl/q5JhI
CRD
http://goo.gl/mNHJR

Looking in the front left corner of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,786
Posted By TroyD
Re: Secondary Battery Ideas!!!

In my Pathfinder (previous truck) I had a couple of 30Ah sealed batteries under the 2nd row seats, mainly for lighting when camping and whilst travelling to keep the fridge going when we stopped...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-07-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,786
Posted By TroyD
I've only had my JGC Laredo for about four weeks...

I've only had my JGC Laredo for about four weeks and I've been looking at places to permanently mount a second battery. I haven't dug under the passenger seat yet (SWMBO wouldn't be too happy about...
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 02-03-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By TroyD
Re: Travelling Australia

We got our JGC from City Jeep in Melbourne, haven't done enough kms for a service yet, but that is where it will be going back to. Very happy with the sales side of the dealership, yet to find out...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-03-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By TroyD
Re: Laredo tyres at delivery

Sorry about the multiple posts. I didn't get the "this post must be moderated" message on my tablet for some reason.
Forum: Member Garage Discussions 02-02-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By TroyD
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo (2013-02-02 00:50:34)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-02-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By TroyD
Re: Laredo tyres at delivery

Just plain Lattitude Tour's, no HP on the sidewall - Latitude Tour | Michelin Tires (http://www.michelinman.com/tire-selector/name/latitude-tour-tires)
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