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Forum: RIPP Superchargers 01-20-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,135
Posted By bmackin
Re: RIPP Superchargers 2011-2014 Grand Cherokee Kit Group Buy

Now that Diablo has released tuning for MY15 SRTs I'd be very interested in a group buy. Especially if the kit includes everything for Australian compliance.
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-20-2016, 06:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 35,780
Posted By bmackin
Re: 5.7 hemi supercharger

Now that Diablo has released tuning for MY15 SRTs I'd be very interested in a group buy. Especially if the kit includes everything for Australian compliance.
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-14-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey Guys,

This is something we tried very hard to accomplish. Unfortunately because of the way the OEM hooks mount to the frame, there wasn't a way to economically make these products compatible....
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-13-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey!

Thanks for the kind words about our WK2 Nudge Bar. We've been working pretty hard on it and it's always nice to hear when that hard work is noticed!

Our accessory mounting bracket is...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 10-13-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey alludc! :D
Forum: Off Road Modifications 09-01-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Fascia (Removal & Installation)

Yes that's right. I know that all of our products will attach to the Summit, since the frame is exactly the same, but I'm not sure how they'll integrate with the lower front fascia on the Summit. For...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-31-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey Chuck,

Thanks for the order! I saw your email this morning. We're putting together the shipping quote for you this morning. I'll send it to you via email.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-30-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

You're welcome! Until we get our North American warehouse and webstore setup, I'm trying to help our North American customers with the shipping as much as I can.

If you're located in USA you can...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-28-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Hey Guys,

Chief Products WK2 Nudge Bar (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-nudge-bar) is currently in production and will ship out on September 10th. I'm happy to say this has been one...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-28-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Thanks for understanding! It's something I try to keep to a minimum for customers, but after a lot of internal discussion we realised it couldn't be avoided. If we're going to keep making great...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-28-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

The WK2 Pre-Runner will definitely be ACC compatible.

Unfortunately since the project is on hold I'm not sure when we'll have the 3D renders for everyone to look at.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-28-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Guys,

The WK2 Pre-Runner is designed as a full replacement for the lower front fascia and the WK2 Lower Front Guard is designed to fit behind the lower front fascia. You'd probably be looking...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-21-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

You're welcome! Love the photos! :D

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-21-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

On a positive note, we've decided we have the resources to continue development on 1 product while we expand our marketing and retailer network. We've chosen to continue development on the WK2 Rear...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-21-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Yeah it was a difficult decision. We love engineering products and getting them out into customers hands, but at some point we realised if we wanted Chief Products to be around for awhile, we needed...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-20-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Fascia (Removal & Installation)

Hey MarkinVan,

We're working on a WK2 Pre-Runner, (WK2 Pre-Runner | Chief Products (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-pre-runner)) that is a replacement for the lower front fascia on...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-20-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Fascia (Removal & Installation)

Hey Chuck,

We designed the WK2 Lower Front Guard so you can install it and leave it on for full off-road protection of the lower front of your WK2. Then you can install the lower front fascia over...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-19-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Fascia (Removal & Installation)

Hey OffRoadJGC,

The removal of the front fascia is possible but quite a bit more difficult on the Summit, (20-30 minutes with lots of clips vs 2-3 minutes with quarter turn fasteners).

Our...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-19-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,326
Posted By bmackin
Re: The pre-runner discussion thread

Hey Guys,

Good & Bad News regarding the WK2 Pre-Runner.

GOOD
We've found a new manufacturing process that allows us to economically make some very cool shapes. Getting the look we wanted (full...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-19-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,059
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Nudge Bar

Carnye,

Our WK2 Nudge Bar is now available and it fits with our WK2 Recovery Hooks & WK2 Recovery Points. :)

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-19-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Chuck,

I thought that was your order! :)

The WK2 Lower Front Guard won't have any noticeable effect on drivability/handling. In fact, we have many customers who buy the LFG for that reason....
Forum: Off Road Modifications 08-19-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

68Camaro,

I think I saw your order come through today. Thanks for that.

Here are the weights for the products you listed.

WK2 Sump Protection Plate - Standard (3mm)
installed weight =...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-28-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By bmackin
WK2 Lower Front Fascia (Removal & Installation)

Removing and installing the lower front fascia (aka 'lower front air dam') on 2011-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees can be a bit tricky. Jeep designed the lower front fascia to be removed when heading...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-26-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi goro66,

You definitely can drive with the OEM lower plastic fascia removed.

We still haven't updated our FAQs yet, but they will be updated soon. :)

I hope that helps!

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-15-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Simon,

The photo looks great!

I took a look at the foam yesterday. I was right, we removed it for 3D scanning and never re-installed it. I'll update the install instructions to mention it...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-14-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi Simon,

Thanks for the photo.

I'll double check and get back to you. I know we had it on our MY12, but I'm not 100% certain on the MY15. It makes sense that we did. It was probably removed...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-13-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Simon,

Have you downloaded that latest Install Instructions, (REV B)? We updated Step 17 to mention the foam behind the bumper on 2011 & 2012 WK2s. If you still need help, send me a photo and...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-12-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Your Welcome BigCat! I hope you're planning to post some photos of it all installed! :D

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-10-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Guys,

It's been awhile since I've had the time to jump onto the forums and make a post. The Chief team is growing and that seems to be helping. In fact, this weekend I might even have a bit of...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 07-10-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Our WK2 Sump Protection Plate (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-sump-protection-plate) with Access Panel for V8 WK2s is now available. I hope that helps!

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-29-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hi Victor,

The WK2 Lower Front Guard (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-lower-front-guard) is now available for pre-order!

I should also mention that we've just released an updated...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-28-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey JMessick,

Good news! Thanks for that! :)

I sent you a PM to follow up on a few of the details.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-25-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Hey Yakentao,

You can install our WK2 Sump Protection Plate (http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/products/wk2-sump-protection-plate) on your Summit easily (without any cutting, drilling or...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-25-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-21-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

Send me a PM and I'll see if I can get you something in time.

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Off Road Modifications 05-21-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

After more than 12 months in development, getting every detail just right, the WK2 Lower Front Guard, (WK2 Lower Front Guard | Chief Products...
Forum: Off Road Modifications 03-04-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 27,432
Posted By bmackin
Re: WK2 Lower Front Guard

News is coming soon...

Cheers,
Bill
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-18-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 10,905
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: 219
Views: 17,060
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: 219
Views: 17,060
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...
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