QUICK LINKS - MK's Off-Road, TSB's, Parts Books and much more
Here are some links to show the STOCK or LIFTED MK’s off-road, on back roads and in the sand. They are not meant to have a WOW factor, just trying to show some of the capabilities with stock or lifted MK’s. As we get more vids and pics I’ll copy them to this thread. Comments and suggestions can be posted in the primary thread, a new thread or pm’d to me if you like. If I missed some, let me know!
How to post pictures: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f6/fa...hments-118997/
More Pictures in the Jeep Picture Request Lifted/Modded Patriots.
10/12/2010 Get ready for some awsome offroading from mav0016
9/7/2010 Crazy places you take your patriot-Compass from AntDragon.
9/9/2009 My summer holiday (WARNING! Picture intensive.) from Tony1911
7/28/2009 Jeep Jamboree Northwoods 2009 from TheHeilis
6/29/2009 Off-road safari on May 16th from Tony1911
5/14/2009 Some dirrty pictures from tazman900
4/23/2009 Water Fording from polished_heckle (fixed)
4/6/2009 North Georgia Creek Crossings from DM6156.
4/2/2009 Jeep Patriot Moab Rock Crawling from AZmtnmedic (fixed)
3/19/2009 Jeep Patriot Extreme Rock Crawling Video another contribution from AZmtnmedic (fixed)
2/18/2009 Contribution from AZmtnmedicXJ (fixed)
1/10/2009 youtube from Polishedheckler Click "UPLOADS" and scroll down the right side for many off-road vids!
8/19/08 Jeep Patriot Takes Hite Cove - Safaribabe
Patriot Freedom Drive II-with offroad pics – monstermerkur
Patriot FD II Video Youtube
RockCrawler Review - Patriot
Patriot in snow
9/24/2011 Go through the rugged mountain road! from elisper in China
2/2/2011 Some Old Videos from Urr.
12/13/2010 A little off road fun in China from elisper.
1/11/2010 PICS - Checking the summer house (snow report) with Urr
7/9/2009 Offroad Adventure in Compass at Bear Valley with rob_rector.
1/12/2009 Compass uphill videos Urr on sand hills
7/23/2008 Jeepster55 at Badlands
"Sledding" from Urr
Off-Roading day with the Compass - Doba
Off-Road Capabilities with a Manual Patriot? Compass Urr
Compass in the snow
First Off-Road Experience! – mdls4
Nice set of mild off-road pics – Compass
Compass – Mud shots
MK and PM TSB's, Parts Books, etc
Owners Manuals and such from Jeep.
How the MK AWD system works
Ratios: CVT II vs 5 Speed and FD II info.
Complete List of TSB's by ResumeSpeed at the Caliber Forums!
'07 MK PARTS BOOK
Mopar Connector Repair Kit Website Posted by Dave_B over in the Liberty forum. Short of the FSM this cound help many people.
Mopar Parts - The Official Mopar Parts eStore offered by Chrysler
http://www.onlineconversion.com/ miles - kilometers; mpg - lpk and anything else that you can think of.
Acceptable Oil Consumption: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f309/...013-a-1386232/
MIL/CEL light http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/e...seless-855751/
TIPM Totally Integrated Power Module
Grille and headlights http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/r...8/#post9162754
Another great write up by schoat333 on removing the Patriot grill here: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/r...8/#post9161971
Cabin Air Filter http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/w...filter-536183/
Brake Job http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/brake-job-548958/
Sunroof leaks http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/l...onroof-758391/
SERVICE BULLETIN: 23-005-13 2007 - 2010 MK Front/Rear Roof Water Leak
Serpentine belt replacement http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/s...moval-1020484/
Front turn signal lense/bulb removal http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/c...lenses-718996/
Power Transfer Unit and Rear Drive Axle fuid changes. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/p...0/#post9517177
Door glass, latches, handles, regulators. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/i...anels-1112348/
Lower Control Arm & Ball Joint R&R
Here's a great find by ELT31987 on the MOOG Lower Ball Joints http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/r.../#post13949064
OUTER TIE ROD R&R
CLUTCH JOB - Gas Engine
CVT fluid service http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/0...rvice-1012830/
ATF+4 fluid http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f98/a.../#post14035017
Crankshaft Position Sensor
TUNE UP STUFF
Standard torque specs for tune up:
Top engine cover - just pull hard, it's only 4 rubber grommets holding it on to the fittings on the top.
I've done the torque specs on the drain plug (some where), it's 30 ft/lbs.
Spark Plugs are 13 ft/lbs +/- 2.
Coil mounting bolt is 79.5 in/lbs (notice that is INCH/lbs not FOOT/lbs!)
Very easy to do! Remove the engine cover; remove the coil mounting screw; remove the coil; remove the spark plug.
They do say to disconnect the battery like they do on all electrical stuff. This may help reset the computer which is a good thing.
Add Ons & DIY options
Optional tire sizes.
Wheel Backspacing and Offset
MK Lift Kit Installation
The Aussie Lift Kit
Installed Magnaflow Exhaust on my 2011 Jeep Compass w/sound clip by w4rh4wk.
Charger Light Switch Panel Swap
Cruise Control parts and installation.
DIY Short Ram Intake for under $40 by Impulseballer. :thumbsup:
Skid Plate Installation
Factory Radio Swap
Installed an aftermarket Pioneer AVIC-x910BT radio in My 2011 Jeep Compass by
IPOD Adapter Kit.
Center Arm rest r&r, running wires from the inverter to Head Rest DVD players
It appears that unless you have the FD II Off-Road Package in 2009 that the Trailer Tow Package is not available. For the FWD and FD I you’ll need to do these things yourself.
Trailer Hitch Installation Starts on post #47.
Additional info on 2011 from IRSmart: installed OEM trailer hitch yesterday on my 11
Engine Oil Cooler Starts on post #17.
Trailer Hitch Wiring Installation Starts on post #19.
More Towing info:
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