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Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Think you are right I scratched mine and looks like wood underneath.
Nail polish hid it LOL
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Quadra Lift gas recharge

I think we (Australians) tend to be more resourceful and not rely on the dealers all the time.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Quadra Lift gas recharge

Thats what worries me, it is out of warranty and I would have a shit fight to convince them they are the cause of the problem.
Cant see it been more complex to recharge as a zircon unit.
Need to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Deserthucker
Quadra Lift gas recharge

Anyone worked out how to recharge the system without the dealer?

Mine had a leak after they done the fuel pump relay recall. and moved the airline bundle stressing the fitting.
Would try to get...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-07-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 27,772
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - New battery type and location

There are 2 battery sizes. the 2011 came out with an odd size battery very hard to get in AUS, they made a new battery retaining clamp so a more standard battery could be fitted.
My battery was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 04-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 33,670
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Towing thread

If you can't see down the side of what you are towing additional mirrors are compulsory.
Note they must be removed once the trailer is removed. you can't have any part not protruding from the...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 02-16-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,394
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Diesel Dip Stick Reading ?

Clean your dipstick with some degreaser.
If it has any type of wax contaminant on the stick the oil will not stick to it.

(some tissues have oil and waxes to make them smooth on your nose)
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-12-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Mine was the FOB battery low warning.

The car battery, you get no warning it just don't start the next day.
Lucky mine was still under warranty and got the new battery and bracket to allow...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-11-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

The start button pops out and your remote FOB pushes in the hole turn to start.
Great when your key goes flat.
Mine did the other day no warning battery was dead open circuit. 300km from home....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-06-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

With all the plastic packaging it would be easy for a apprentice to throw out small items like the start button. Or leave the net on the floor in the detail shop.
They should have a pre-delivery...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-06-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I was there when mine was unloaded from the truck. Still had all the plastic inside it.
All the bits and pieces were in a large bag taped behind the back seats.
Cargo Net
Start button
Ash tray...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 02-02-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Plus the QA in at the end of the line 1-2km there.
Every so many go on the test track for a 10mile i read somewhere 16km.

demo can have a couple of thousand on them.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-24-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

The early days it was 8-9 months
Ordered mine January 2011 and got it in September
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

Most ebay stores will flash it for you, or you would need the cable and software to flash it. 2011
Not sure what is required for the 2014.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-22-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

I read somewhere about a range extender for the flashlogic unit.
Does anyone know any more i can't find it again.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-21-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

Problem with the Mopar a dealer has to enable it in the software.
No dealer in Australia will do it. Not sure how you go in the UK.

Cant answer the other part about the flash logic in a 2014.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-20-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

mine was 3 days back in 2011.
It came to the dealer on a small car trailer. I was there to watch the unloading.
No markings on the trailer to say who it was.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-16-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

I used ali express a few times in the last month no problems.
As a incentive for the supplier to get your stuff out fast Aliexpress holds the money until you acknowledge you have received the item,...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-16-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

51568
Here it is got it yesterday 2 minutes to install
$20 as promised and $16 for express freight.

PS genuine Mopar gas strut made in China!!!!!
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-14-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

They have 4 in stock, will have it tomorrow overnight.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-14-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Shock Horror the tail gate will not stay open after 3.5 years of hard use.
Put of calling the dealer for 3 weeks for a price of a strut.

Darren told me to sit down.
I did prepare for the worst....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-27-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

No far from it.
It is a nickname some fellow aero modellers gave me.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Was there about june july for lunch. Live in Kalgoorlie. But travel a lot.
Going to Perth tomorrow.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 11-12-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By Deserthucker
Does MDS save fuel?

Trying to work out if MDS does really save us fuel.
De-activating 4cyl the others still have to turn all that mass.
Does it cause faster wear on the working cylinders?

Been observing my scan...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-12-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By Deserthucker
Does MDS save fuel?

Trying to work out if MDS does really save us fuel.
De-activating 4cyl the others still have to turn all that mass.
Does it cause faster wear on the working cylinders?

Been observing my scan...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Thats me.
The folding aerial oscillates at highway speed when up. Tried a fin on top made from foam and tape works well no more weird vibrations and noise in the car.
Surprised it was clean.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,639
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Alarm

Mine started acting up a couple of weeks ago.
Tried leaving the hood open alar still went off a few minutes later.

All windows closed no animals in car.
Sprayed insecticide in car to kill any...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,719
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Australian spec Overland - Trailer Tow Prep Group

some dealers like to fit after delivery to avoid the so called luxury tax and make more profit from the buyer.
Mine was included in the deal.
On the contract it had tow bar Jeep genuine $750 then...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 09-10-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 44,781
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: V-6 or V-8, regrets?

Twin turbo V8 now that would be exciting
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-28-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,180
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 291,736
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Post 3017 no model information.

Think the point the others here are getting at is a Laredo does not have anything in the tub under the passenger seat.
Then the limited has a little more.
Add QL...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-25-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

Anyone had any issues with there alarm going of after installing the remote start module?
Mine is going of randomly started the night after the install.
But if push lock twice seems not to go off....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-22-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

2014 they moved the button up higher. From what i saw on the loaner i had last month.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-21-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

http://cdncontent2.idatalink.com/corporate/Content/Manuals/RS-CH5/OEM-CH(RS)-CH5-[FLRSCH5]-EN_20140508.pdf

This link may work
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,064
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: Lpg hemi 5.7

How did the LPG conversion go?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 08-04-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

5 minutes thats all.
Look where the start button is, just need to reach in behind it and unplug the cable and plug the new one in line with it. IE: between the push button and old cable thats it....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-17-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

Including shipping I paid A$135 for the flashlogic.

Was a easy install as others have mentioned.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

Getting a USA vin would not help.
When they hookup the starscan it is live on the internet so will read your vin and only load codes added to your vin.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 01-22-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 23,416
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: WK2 - remote start down under.

What remote start did you use?
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-18-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,521
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: New windscreen. Wiper rain sensor fault

Don't think there is a need to replace the sensor in most cases.
Mine single wiped for weeks. We had no rain here for that time then when it did rain it was not sensitive enough had to use manual...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-11-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,521
Posted By Deserthucker
Re: New windscreen. Wiper rain sensor fault

My first was an aftermarket one 3 weeks later still one wipe at start.
Would not auto wipe rain until you could not see out the windscreen.
Went to Perth through the car wash noticed it was a...
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