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Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-16-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Plastic Covers Wanted

Thanks Steve, will let you know.

Pete.
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-16-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Peter.T
Plastic Covers Wanted

If anyone has for sale, the plastic covers that are removed from the front valance when tow hooks are fitted, please PM me. I have lost one (drivers side) and would like to replace it if possible....
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-13-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,284
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Reversing camera on whilst driving

Hi MadMapMan,

You may be interested in this camera:

Dual CCD Camera White with Hood CH-DWCCD (http://www.chipatronic.com.au/index.php/vehicle-cameras/truck-bus-cameras/ch-dwccd)

We have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-12-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 24,023
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

For the record.

First registered January 2013
23000k and error code for DPF issue.
Dealer could not get forced regen to work. Identified faulty Temp sensor. I was able to drive albeit without...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 11-11-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 24,023
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Hi,

This may be covered already but is there a successful DPF delete being done in Australia.

Pete
Forum: Export & Diesel Powered Jeep Models 11-09-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Hood - GC 2012, can someone please check

Just looked and mine is the same. Quite a few empty holes in the underside.

Pete.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 11-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Towing, what drive mode?

[QUOTE=scottg918514;1111601]In the warmer months, I'll be towing a boat, about 5000#.

The question, esp. with a diesel, is should I tow in Normal drive mode or sport. And if Sport, should I manual...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-25-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 26,715
Posted By Peter.T
Re: What did you do to your WK2 today?

Clay bar and changed cabin air filter. Start the switch project tomorrow....hopefully.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-19-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Peter.T
Rims for Sale

Hi,
I have 4 Laredo 2011-2013 18" Alloy Rims for sale.
They are in vgc although one has a scratch which I inherited when I bought the Jeep.
I am happy to split them if four different people want...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Clearview Mirrors for WK2

Pics of Clearview on MY13 JGC.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-16-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Peter.T
Clearview Mirrors for WK2

I bought my first set of Clearview replacement mirrors in 2009 from designer and Clearview owner Mike Cowan at the Sydney Caravan Show.

Mike and I got on well and became long distance friends, he...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Peter.T
Re: RRO leveling kit not so level?

Yes the bags in the rear will raise the back a little with about 20lbs pressure. I did not put anything else in the rear just the spacers in the front. With that alone the body rake is still there...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 10-08-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Peter.T
Re: RRO leveling kit not so level?

We have the RRO 1.75" level kit in the front and PolyAir airbags in the rear coils. At the moment there is about 10lbs pressure in the bags but when towing our Bushtracker with 325kg ball weight I...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 10-06-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Receiver hitch adapter

In my experience these bolts are basically useless. After a few trips towing with the extra leverage on the shank the bolt either becomes loose or the threads burr over and they become impossible to...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-02-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yes it is.
I will use manual switches mounted behind the push buttons and use these to activate relays.
Not quite sure how yet but will write it up when done. Its a longer term project.

Pete.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-02-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Here you go.
Pete
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 10-01-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Arrived today. US$47 plus postage.

Pete
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-30-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 24,023
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Is DPF issue for 2014 CRD fixed now?

Interestingly I had the same issue in my January 2013 JGC. However I was told by the service manager, whom I might add has been fantastic, that the temp sensor in the DPF had failed and that the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-29-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 226
Posted By Peter.T
Thumbs up Bouquet for Jeep Service Manager

Greetings,

I know that there has been a lot of flack fired at Jeep service in these pages and rightly so in most cases.

I would like to thank Lyall at Sunco on the Sunshine Coast for his very...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Nudge bar..2014 GC

I have used a nudge bar from 1 800CHINA (aren't they all) and have modified things a bit.

Behind the bar I have fabricated a front tow bar to allow me to push our caravan around a bit.

I have...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-15-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Yep exactly. I ordered one yesterday!
Forum: Tech Tips DIY/How To 09-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By Peter.T
Re: 2" spring spacers and leveling kit

Hi Drbondo,

I bought the Rocky Road spacers for the front of my 2013 GC and it certainly fixed the nose down look. These are 1.75" and achieved what I was looking for. The postage to Australia...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-14-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Hi Mark,
Many thanks, perfect, this is the one.
Now to do it........

Pete.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-14-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Hi Bob.
Thanks mate but yes I was looking for the fiddly version. I want to use the existing switch panel if I can. I would mount some pushbutton switches behind the existing ones and either hard...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-13-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Hi,

Some time ago I read where a member had modified the dash switches by adding micro switches behind the panel. Can't find it anywhere so if anyone knows about this I would appreciate any...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 09-03-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

FYI, I towed two vans to Toowoomba a few weeks ago for the caravan show, one 17 foot Bushtracker and one 20 footer and both trips were exactly the same, 13 litres/100.

It was interesting for us...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,998
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Battery location new GCL ecodiesel

Hell I didn't think of that. But its under the drivers seat down under and as everyone knows this kind of diet does not effect us males (non sexist label I assure you) to the same extent.:D
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,998
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Battery location new GCL ecodiesel

Having the battery out of the engine bay also increases its usable life by quite a margin.
There is a rule of thumb that for every 2 degrees centigrade rise above 30 degrees you can reduce the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 07-27-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

Bastards!
I have a bee sting antenna if that would help.
I replaced mine with a different one and its not needed.
It had some slight damage when the garage door hit it but I have repaired it...
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 06-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,428
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Catch Can on VM Motori Diesel?

In reply to the above, I have now travelled 2000km since fitting my catch can and it has collected 20ml of oil. That equates to 100ml per 10,000km. I believe through the life of the engine this is...
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-15-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Billet Tech catch can for 3.0L ecodiesel

Agreed. I am replacing the plastic elbow with a brass one in the next few days. Just had a plastic one on hand so used it to get everything up and running.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-14-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Peter.T
I have now added a couple of pics of my catch can...

I have now added a couple of pics of my catch can install. Working well, now scavenged 15ml oil in 1800km.
pics of bracket cut from 10mm aluminium plate and pic of cardboard rough template.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 06-01-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Billet Tech catch can for 3.0L ecodiesel

Hi,

I had the same difficulty in trying to identify which can I needed. In the end I bought one for the V6 petrol motor and knew that I would be making my own bracket. I think that the...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-28-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,537
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Dual battery MY14 Overland CRD

Hi Leggo.

Yes I used 35mm as there is plenty of room. I also ran the brake controller feed through the same tube and a couple of spare cables in case I need any extras.

Pete
Forum: Tech Tips/DIY/How To 05-28-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Help with Wiring Diagram TechAuthority

Hi, This was sent to me some time ago. It may be useful.
Forum: 2014+ Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel 3.0 05-27-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Catch Can on VM Diesel

I know that this is a bit off the Provent topic but I added a Billet Technology catch can to my 3.0l VM motor on the weekend.
I made a bracket from a piece of 100mm x 10mm aluminium bar, cut it with...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-27-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,537
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Dual battery MY14 Overland CRD

I need to warn you it is not easy and space is very limited. I wanted to fit a 120 Amp hour battery but it is simply too big. I added a 100 Amp hour Ritar AGM and it is laying on its side. If you...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-26-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,537
Posted By Peter.T
Re: Dual battery MY14 Overland CRD

Yep I copied it from a doc I wrote a while ago and forgot about the colour.
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,856
Sticky: WK2 DownUnder
Views: 259,087
Posted By Peter.T
Re: WK2 DownUnder

[QUOTE=allypally;1027503]Just noticed a new TSB for MY12-MY14 Grand Cherokees, relating to wheel alignments for RHD vehicles. TSB02-004-14a

Thanks for this. I have had the problem since day one...
Forum: Export Grand Cherokee 2011+ 05-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12,512
Views: 920,168
Posted By Peter.T
Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee information - Australia

Hi Rocksfly,

I sent the info to Doug re the drawer and mine was for a 60 litre Evakool. It fits well in our 2013 JGC. Attached a picture and have a set of pics and instructions if needed.

Pete
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