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  1. Re: Hoeveel Km's op jou Jeep/How many km's on your jeep?

    2005 KJ Renegade CRD
    182000km
    6 years odometer not reading

    I am married to it, so will have double the mileage........ with a smile!

    Need to open rear diff though, ARB locker popped a seal...
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    At 100km/h, assuming the 5-45RFE box, you should be seeing 1800RPM in 5th gear. It will kick back to 4th round about there if you slow down slightly. At 2000rpm I cruise steady at 110km/h. (not...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: WK2 Issues resolved by Bulli

    Probably itching to drive his JEEP;D
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Is it worth it....?

    Not WK specific, BUT

    I drive the 2.8 CRD Cherokee.

    Yes it cost money, but the replacement is monthly a lot vs the few times inbetween that it hits you.
    I import MOPAR parts for most of my...
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    Cherokee Re: KJ 2.8 CRD Power lost at the coast

    My pyp vanaf die airbox tot die turbo was moeg, afgevrot by die turbo. Ek loop nou nog met my maak n plan air pyp.
    My turbo het ook opgepak op n stadium Hy het ook n fluit geluid gemaak.
    Anders,...
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    Cherokee Boomerang ball joint bracket broken

    I managed to break my KJ boomerang arm Ball joint bracket.

    I am currently in Polokwane and need to get this sorted to be able to drive to Pretoria.

    Know where I can find one here?
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Jeep WG 2.7 CRD belt related issues

    Did you buy idlers? Mine has 2 metal cups rivetted together with a sealed bearing in the middel
    I opened the cups and replaced the bearing for R35 each.
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Jeep WG 2.7 CRD belt related issues

    A one way bearing only turns one way. Some locking mechanism inside. If you were to spin it in the right direction and it makes noise, it is a good time to look at replacing it.

    As for the...
  9. Thread: Lockers on KJ

    by kobusdP
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    Cherokee Re: Lockers on KJ

    I imported the locker from USA.
    ARB locker + mini compressor was cheaper with import taxes and courier than the local price I got for the locker only.

    The Chrysler corp 8.25 in the rear had nut...
  10. Thread: Lockers on KJ

    by kobusdP
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    Cherokee Lockers on KJ

    So, last year I took the jeep in for electronic work. My odometer was not reading for about 5-6 years already. I received the good news that the rear DIFF was on its way out an was quoted R35000 to...
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    if by "spun" you mean the metal bush moves around, definitely fubar.
    I installed mine 45 degrees out and were FUBAR again 3 months later.
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    Re: VM Engine Jeep 2.5crd Timing Tool

    About 300 000km later and the 2.8 VM MOTORI still runs smooth.

    Currently need a glowplug and the electronic throttle.

    Althou a transplant might be cheaper, If it had to come down to a...
  13. Re: Jeep GC WK2 CRD high kms owners - advice please

    I am almost hart broken.
    In 2016 I drove a 2015 gc overland with the air suspension. What a ride! I want one
    A 2015/16 model CRD with about 100000km on the odo is priced reasonable but hearing...
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    Re: VM Engine Jeep 2.5crd Timing Tool

    Aan die drywer kant agter is daar blykbaar n gat met skroefdraad wat mens gebruik om die flywheel/flexplate vas te hou. Ek kon hom nog nooit kry nie.
    Ek het al 3 keer die timing belt afgehaal...
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    Re: VM Engine Jeep 2.5crd Timing Tool

    On my 2.8 I have hole on the sidw of the tappet cover that gets plugged. Removing them leaves 2x timing holes for the cams that gets locked with m10x1.5 (maybe M10x1.25) x about 70 long that I...
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    Re: Marakele 4x4 Eco Trail

    Kruger National told be the eco drives are closed due to rhino poaching.
    Which is rediculous as
    1. An extra set of eyes to see on the road leas travelled

    2. How many game rangers have been...
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    Re: New member with a problem!

    On the front prop shaft, the only way I can think that you destroy a cv/universal so fast is if you turn the output of the transfer case faster than the Front diff input turns.
    I believe it is all...
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    Grand Cherokee Re: Frond Diff for 2006 Grand Cherokee Laredo

    Bugger.

    What is wrong with current diff?
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    Re: Control arm bushes Jeep Grand Cherokee

    Apparently suspensions for africa do recast in poly urathane. They are apparently in Kempton.

    There are 4 different poly compounds, depending on duty
  20. Cherokee Re: What minimum equipment I should take for a trip to the dunes

    Seeing as it will be hot, might I suggest having a small batery operated fan in the cab with a small water spray bottle. The aircon will add to the fuel consumtion and with the small fan and a water...
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    Re: New to the Jeep brand, 2.8 CRD LTD

    I drive the 2.8 VM Diesel.

    I recommend Caltex delo400 oil for the engine.
    My ODO reads 180 000km for 2005 model but after 5 years of the Odo not reading I guess closer to 300 000km.

    What...
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    MediaRelease: Re: Jeep Cherokee Clunk noise in rear wheels

    not very descriptive.
    Loud?
    Pitch? high or low?
    Clunk?

    LSD or locker?
    year model?

    Did you check the prop shaft universals?
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    soos ons almal, HAAT ons swak diens. En die...

    soos ons almal, HAAT ons swak diens.
    En die feit dat hulle nie eers ingels redelik goed doen nie.

    Hannes en Solly by Wonderboom se Parte afdeling help baie goed, praat afrikaans en die...
  24. Thread: kj 3.7 vs 2.8?

    by kobusdP
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    Cherokee 2005 renegade CRD. Without lift got 7 l/100km on...

    2005 renegade CRD.
    Without lift got 7 l/100km on roadtrip. (photo to prove) i will find it.
    R15000 on parts excluding service in 5 years. bought second hand.
    loving it.

    Wanted to trade because...
  25. Is hy nou reg? gaan jy hom nou hou? HOU HOM!!

    Is hy nou reg? gaan jy hom nou hou?

    HOU HOM!!
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    Do you have a model number? any specifics? I...

    Do you have a model number? any specifics?
    I would contact Spares for africa and find out.
    pretoria side.
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    Poll: i am still waiting for the bill to pay them. an...

    i am still waiting for the bill to pay them. an dit is not a criminal offence not to pay them.
  28. Thread: boost problem

    by kobusdP
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    Grand Cherokee I wish I had 2 bar. What was it normally...

    I wish I had 2 bar.

    What was it normally running at?
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    Part number 55155846AI Right hand mirror ...

    Part number 55155846AI Right hand mirror $195
    Part number 55155847AI left hand mirror $198

    Excluding shipping and import tax.
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    i need the right hand one. batch order from...

    i need the right hand one. batch order from trademotion? i will ask a price.
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    Thanks for the write up. I work on my own car as...

    Thanks for the write up. I work on my own car as well.

    I have had my CRD die a few times and could only start it after bleeding the diesel filter. i will check the pipes.

    thank you
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    The owners manual indicates 2 x service intervals...

    The owners manual indicates 2 x service intervals depending on your conditions.

    20 000km or 10 000km.

    i am inclined to believe that we fall in the 10 000km service plan.

    i service my own...
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    Wrangler 4dr Check the website trademotion. I buy all by big...

    Check the website trademotion. I buy all by big jeep spares there for much cheaper than local.

    measure the conrods and spend a day at the local spares shops comparing sizes of the rods to...
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    Cherokee Iron man kit apparently R10 000. dit is volgens...

    Iron man kit apparently R10 000. dit is volgens die advertensie in SA4x4.
  35. Thread: Jeep spares

    by kobusdP
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    spares 4 africa in van der hoff road, pretoria...

    spares 4 africa in van der hoff road, pretoria gardens 012 377 3667
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