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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-14-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 31,906
Posted By yoda42
Re: Tuning your EcoDiesel

Hope their tunes are available for us Australian and UK/Europe 2011-2013 diesel wk2 owners


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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-17-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,776
Posted By yoda42
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

I was recently running my GC without the blues park pro+ boost, and regularly saw 450-500 deg C while driving around town, now with bluespark refitted temps are similar, measured on a Scangauge 2

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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-16-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,776
Posted By yoda42
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

With the DPF question, when you over fuel a diesel you increase EGT, over fuel = more exhaust particulates (more black smoke), means more problems with the DPF clogging


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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-16-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,776
Posted By yoda42
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

As said if you want more power on a diesel you will get higher EGT's, this is not a problem, As long as the EGT is kept within safe limits, otherwise you start to damage engine and exhaust...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 12-13-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,776
Posted By yoda42
Re: Anyone tuned a CRD yet?

Murchison Products are doing ECU remaps now
http://www.murchisonproducts.com.au/shop/crdstu-ecuwest-performance-flash


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 12-04-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
Jeep service costs

Simple answer "No"
Some dealers will send out letters six months after your last service, (if they need to drum up business )
servicing is done on time or distance, which ever comes first.
A...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-24-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Bullbars...

I have seen on a different forum an ARB representative claim that ARB only use 1 "tow" point on their bar because it puts less stress through the GC's unibody.
I personally think that is BS as 2...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-24-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

Why not get the Uneek4x4 bar it has 2 recovery points


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-02-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

Does it matter if your not going to take the bull bar off?


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 98,297
Posted By yoda42
Re: The Towing thread

I've had mine turned over from day one (for the extra hight) 3 years on and no problems, have towed our Aussieswag camper trailer well over 10,000km like this


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-30-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4,152
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 290,593
Posted By yoda42
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I see you read my last job application


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4,152
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 290,593
Posted By yoda42
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Where'd you get that pic of me?


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4,152
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 290,593
Posted By yoda42
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Guys and Gals,
can we stop the narky, bitchy, snipes at each other and the new guy, no one likes to be ganged up on!, his first post might not of been perfect, but let's move on and welcome someone...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-26-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4,152
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 290,593
Posted By yoda42
Re: WK2 DownUnder

You need to check carefully what your states rules are around modifying a vehicle with electronic stability controle


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

Thanks sparky, good to hear it's no worse than other snorkels, I'll understand if you don't get the pics (I know what packing for a big trip is like), no need to brag about a Cape York trip while the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-18-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Bullbars...

Hi Sparky,
How are you finding the snorkel, any extra intake noise, extra vision blind spot?.
Have you noticed and performance/fuel economy difference ?.
Any chance of some under bonnet pics...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-17-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

Yep, it's the Murchison lift, haven't noticed any handling difference since lift or bull bar, can still push it hard in corners and it still sits pretty flat, still nice ride over bumps, very happy
...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-25-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
Re: Jeep service costs

That Camry motor and most Toyota engines are designed so that the valves can't hit the piston crown even when the timing belt snaps, so there was no damage from snapped belt


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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
Re: Jeep service costs

When I worked for Toyota, I had a Camry come in because it had snapped a timing belt (120,000km on the clock)
Looked a service history, there was none, had NEVER been serviced, called owner, and he...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-20-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

Thanks, late arvo light, and some HDR work in the camera :-)


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-20-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

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2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-19-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,823
Posted By yoda42
Re: Bullbars...

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2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-18-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
Jeep service costs

I have been running the Wesfil filters for 30,000km now with no problems, when I can buy oil, fuel (x2) and air filters for less than the cost of genuine fuel filters, I know which I choose

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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
Jeep service costs

Yes you should be very worried about the oil!, the 2011-13 GC's have a DPF and using the wrong oil will cause big problems,
I would be demanding the oil (and filter) is replaced with DPF compatible...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-07-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,583
Posted By yoda42
PCV line / Oil Catch can

Try running it without the filter and see if it still throws the code, this will tell you if the problem is over or under pressure


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 98,297
Posted By yoda42
Re: The Towing thread

It's more to give the engine some time to ware in a bit, before you put a heavy load on it


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 06-05-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,379
Posted By yoda42
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

Sorry about that salmo (the getting wet bit), I'm running the flash logic remote start on my GC, so when I push the lock button on my remote 3 times the GC starts, if I then push the lock button on...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-30-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,379
Posted By yoda42
WK2 - remote start down under.

After reading this I had to go down to the GC and try it.
And your right it shuts it down :-)
Well at least on the 2011/12/13

2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
Re: Jeep service costs

Those up for their 50,000km I would be double checking that the automatic transmission needs a filter and oil change, the info I can find is that the auto trans doesn't need servicing until...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-20-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,152
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 290,593
Posted By yoda42
WK2 DownUnder

Guys it's very easy to check how tight he CV boot is, just get the dealer to have a mechanic check the boot, tell them you want to be there if it makes you feel better.
All the mechanic has to do is...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 104,439
Posted By yoda42
Re: No tow hooks? Front Recovery Soluition help

Just so everyone knows there is nothing in the ADR's for pedestrian compliance that would stop the Australian GC from having the front tow hooks, there was talk Australia would adopt EU standards for...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 04-26-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1,341
Views: 98,297
Posted By yoda42
Re: The Towing thread

The triton has a separate chassis so doesn't transmit the sound and vibration from the trailer hitch into the cab as much as the GC, the cloth will get rid of the free play between the ball and hitch...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-25-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By yoda42
Re: Can the Mopar HOOK TOW be installed for 2012 WK2 export model

Have a look here http://www.chiefproducts.com.au/collections/all


2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 3L CRD, Uneek4x4 bull bar, Murchison Products Suspension Lift
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-15-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 31,906
Posted By yoda42
Re: Tuning your EcoDiesel

Eat more cake, bigger sugar rush, run faster :-) :-)


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-15-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,583
Posted By yoda42
Re: PCV line / Oil Catch can

Any pics of your instillation, I'm trying to work where to fit one on mine
Thanks Yoda


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 12,583
Posted By yoda42
Re: PCV line / Oil Catch can

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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 04-13-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 966
Views: 51,831
Posted By yoda42
Re: Grease In Both Front Wheels... Normal?

As enforcer said it looks like CV joint grease, take it to a dealer before it gets on your brakes


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-10-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 31,906
Posted By yoda42
Re: Tuning your EcoDiesel

I've never heard of making anything (gas or diesel) go faster by giving it less fuel, if you want more energy out (speed) you have to put more energy in (fuel), you can't beat physics ;-)


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Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 04-06-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 70,782
Posted By yoda42
I wish I could pay $1.60 a litre, here in Darwin...

I wish I could pay $1.60 a litre, here in Darwin we're paying $1.75 a litre so I don't see what you are complaining about ;-)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-25-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 72,617
Posted By yoda42
I buy all my filters, oil, fuel and air from...

I buy all my filters, oil, fuel and air from bursons autos (westfilters) have been using they for 30,000km now and no problem and at under half the price JA want for their filters I good deal,
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