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Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 05-17-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By roddaz
Re: Rear Hub and wheel very warm and burning smell.

Check the flexi hose they can break down internally and work like a one way valve not letting the brakes fully release!!
Also check the hand brake is releasing correctly as this runs inside the hub...
Forum: Suspension/Brakes/Wheels/Tires 05-09-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By roddaz
Time to lower it

Just found myself a set of Eibach -30mm springs on ebay 50 new never used and to collect within 50 miles of where I live !!
I hope I got the bargain of the week !!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 05-07-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By roddaz
Re: 07 mesh grill insert

I used the woven stainless wire type mesh for my front grille and also the lower grille. Looks great and doesn't take any cleaning
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 04-26-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 10,712
Views: 322,828
Posted By roddaz
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Got the chance of a leather wrapped guage surround from a 2007 Overland GC. Will the leather be the same colour as a 2007 Limited ? Medium slate Grey.
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 03-25-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By roddaz
Re: Turbo outlet pipe.

Slight change of direction !!
But you seem to be the expert on all things CRD !!

Is there a port anywhere that I can connect a turbo boost gauge on my 2007 CRD Grand Cherokee ?
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 03-05-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By roddaz
Re: Passenger side Headlamp

Glad you got it sorted I left the front bolts out when I did mine (drilled side markers for US spec front lights) But replaced them when I took front end off to install Mopar tow hooks and Stainless...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-02-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 28,014
Posted By roddaz
Re: Talk about ANYTHING WK thread.

a couple of photos with the Mopar Ground Effect Kit and the Rear Roof Spoiler.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-01-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By roddaz
Re: WK Roof rack removal help?

I am sure there is something on here somewhere about this ! May be under Srt roof rail delete.
But removal is straight forward flip up the end caps on the rails to reveal the 8 torx head screws...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 03-01-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 28,014
Posted By roddaz
Re: Talk about ANYTHING WK thread.

I have the Mopar kit on my 2007 GC Ltd. Havnt seen another in the UK! Eople dont notice the difference until you put it next to a stock GC. The front airdam looks so much better!!
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 02-06-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By roddaz
Re: Passenger side Headlamp

Hi local Jeeper are you changing the unit or just the lamp?
The lamp is an easy job it just rotates in the holder approx. 1/4 turn and comes out, But there is not much space between the rear of...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-17-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By roddaz
Re: Dash mounted or hidden amp switch.

All I want to do is remotely switch the amp on or off. Wondered if anyone had used any specific type of switch to match the factory switches or a hidden switch.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-15-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By roddaz
Re: Dash mounted or hidden amp switch.

I was sure someone would have put a dash or stealth switch to supply the remote feed to the subwoofer amp !!!
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 01-11-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10,712
Views: 322,828
Posted By roddaz
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Belated photos of my winter wheels fitted after Gloss Black powder coating.
Fitted with Eibach 1" wheel spacers.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 01-10-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By roddaz
Dash mounted or hidden amp switch.

I have installed a sub and amp in the rear of my 2007 WK. But would like a switch to isolate when reqd, Does anyone have any recommendations for a switch suitable for for dash mounting with a...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-21-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 10,712
Views: 322,828
Posted By roddaz
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Early start this morning installed ! shadow puddle light Led into drivers door, To see how easy it was, 3 more to go!!
Winter stock17" ronin rims to collect from powder coat shop 'Gloss Black'...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-23-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,345
Posted By roddaz
Re: Show your Jeep Garage sticker

Here is mine only one I have seen in Newcastle United Kingdom!!
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By roddaz
boost gauge

Has anyone fitted a boost gauge to a WK CRD ?
Where is the best place to install a take off fitting for the hose?
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-21-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By roddaz
Re: H11R Hid headlight kit.

Possibly a change of plans !!
How good are the factory projector light units compared to the reflector units?
I have found a pair on ebay, Is the wiring easy to convert from H11 reflector to Hid...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-19-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By roddaz
H11R Hid headlight kit.

I am looking at upgrading the stock headlights on my 2007 WK1
I have found some info on a specific type of Lamp H11R Hid.
The R is for a reflective coating on one area of the lamp to lessen the...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 11-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By roddaz
Stop/tail light Led,s

I have replaced all the exterior lighting with Leds. Apart from the rear stop tail lights. Several types I have tried don't have a lot of difference between the tail light illumination and the stop...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 10-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,791
Posted By roddaz
Re: Official post your mpg's.

2007 3.0 CRD V6 Bullit Performance Re map, Gutted resonator. 33.6mpg 320 mile trip motorway 70mph and urban 30/50 mph.
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-27-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By roddaz
Re: won't charge iphone

I had the same problem ! older iphone/ipods use a different voltage to get the charge and newer ones will show a message this accessory not supported. You have to get a small black plug in unit that...
Forum: Audio/Visual/Navigation 10-27-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By roddaz
Re: Subwoofer Help

I have the same problem ! I did all the connections at the amp in the rear 1/4 panel will have to recheck the connections as I have no volume controls to the subwwofer(used the WK forum diagram).
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-23-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10,712
Views: 322,828
Posted By roddaz
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

Gutted the Turbo resonator(kidney) last night, another job easier than expected!!

Next job is to install a catch can system.
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-18-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10,712
Views: 322,828
Posted By roddaz
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

I have just replaced the lamps in the dash info switches and 1 of the heated seat switches! not as bad as I expected !!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By roddaz
Re: rear propshaft joints

I am in the UK ! We have a local propshaft specialist I am going to try him tomorrow, Thanks anyway!!
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-11-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By roddaz
rear propshaft joints

On a 2007 WK CRD can the universal joint in the back of the rear propshaft be replaced?
I have just replaced the pinion seal and found the joint has a tight spot!,
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-10-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,071
Posted By roddaz
Re: Center Dash lights

After a little more info as I am in the UK. A little far to be sending my centre section to be repaired!!
has anyone got a photo/ tech info of the correct type of lamp to use to replace the blown...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 10-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By roddaz
Re: UK CRD Emissions tests + engine mods?

Supprised that yours has a dpf on my 56 plate wk there is no dpf just the cat !! The dpf isnt up towards the engine but just infront of the silencer.
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 10-05-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By roddaz
Turbo outlet pipe.

Can anyone help? cant find a part number for the pipe that fastens to the rear of the turbo then clamps onto the Cat. The flexible joint has gone porous and is blowing!! thought it was the known...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 09-21-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 588
Posted By roddaz
Exhaust manifolds.

Has anyone had any problems with the exhaust manifolds? Apparently there is a problem where the flexi couplings blow thru and need replacing!!
I have a exhaust blowing sound coming from one side...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 09-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By roddaz
Re: UK CRD Emissions tests + engine mods?

just had it done! full power remap, egr delete and didn't need the Dpf delete as a 2007 in the UK doent have e Dpf.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 08-23-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By roddaz
Re: Need advice with possible transmission issue!

I had a similar problem with a Ford Mustang auto recently, It uses the same trans fluid Ford reccomend replacing after 30k miles Cleared judder after first drive out. Jeep say oil is good for 120k...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By roddaz
Re: Orlando Trip

Sorry for the abrupt reply ! I have had a couple of nights at Old town, Including the sunday night truck suv and Jeep night. met some members of Tropical Jeep Club even got a Tropical tshirt ...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By roddaz
Re: Orlando Trip

Wow 122 views and not 1 reply wtf!
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 08-06-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By roddaz
Orlando Trip

should have posted this earlier !!
My family and myself are visiting the US from this weekend for 2 weeks, Staying in Kissimmee near Old Town, Are there any Jeep events I should look out for ??
...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 07-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10,712
Views: 322,828
Posted By roddaz
Re: What did you do to your WK today?

With Leds you have to cut the +12v wire not the -v wire as these are soldered together inside the base of the Led light unit. They are also commoned together in the lampholder as you only have 3...
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 07-06-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By roddaz
Re: UK CRD Emissions tests + engine mods?

Whats involved with a GDE tune?
Forum: Diesel Powered WK Grand Cherokee 07-03-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By roddaz
Re: Vibration at 70mph

Get the front wheels balanced first, Just incase you have lost a weight!!
Forum: Visual Modifications 06-02-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By roddaz
Re: Which grille mesh insert?

I used the woven stainless steel mesh , looks much better than the expanded alluminium mesh. I also made a stainless lower grille with cut outs for my mopar tow hooks.
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