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for $7500 I would drop a 6.4 hemi in it.......
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

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for $7500 I would drop a 6.4 hemi in it.......
But wouldn't he need a new trans and transfer case?
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

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But wouldn't he need a new trans and transfer case?
To say nothing of the engine computer changes that would be required.

Still, somebody has to be the first to try it.
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

the V6 has the Merc tranny right? Id say it would bolt up or just require a Nag1 bellhousing. the tuning would be easy.....LOL
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

^^^^^

Sound like you know from experience


I want pics of your engine bay scott
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

its nothing special....little bit of red here.....little bit of red there....
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

There's something wrong with this picture. A new vehicle is under warranty, the engine throws a rod, the dealer and manufacturer claim hydrolock when is obviously isn't, and the owner rolls over and accepts this verdict -- hoping for crumbs from his insurance company instead of the thousands it's going to cost him.

Sorry guys, there's a week-old fish here.
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

Do you have a lawyer? Did you ask them how it can hydrolock after 675 miles!!!!
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

That broken conn rod needs a metallurgical analysis. But I'm sure you would need a lawyer to get it from the dealer/manufacturer to have it independently reviewed.
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

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There's something wrong with this picture. A new vehicle is under warranty, the engine throws a rod, the dealer and manufacturer claim hydrolock when is obviously isn't, and the owner rolls over and accepts this verdict -- hoping for crumbs from his insurance company instead of the thousands it's going to cost him.

Sorry guys, there's a week-old fish here.

I'll agree with that statement 100%.
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I'll agree with that statement 100%.
I'm not so sure we know enough of the facts, and maybe the OP doesn't want to divulge all the details of the financial side, which is his perfect right.

But maybe he is getting a good insurance settlement which he can live with to cover the repairs. That doesn't mean its over. Just that his insurer wants to keep their customer happy.

No inside knowledge on my part, but in my work we get involved with insurance claims involving all kinds of failures. The insurance company can still go after the manufacturer (called suing for subrogation of claim) so the insurer gets compensated by the manufacturer if the engine failure was proven to be due to a defect. We may never hear the details about this, and the insurer might even hold off for years until sufficient cases occur where it is worth their while to take up the course of legal action. But if they do act someday, they have a lot more resources to put into a legal action than the average buyer.
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Re: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L Pentastar V6 BLOWN-UP ENGINE!

What part of insurance would this be covered by? Collision? There was no accident. Comprehensive?
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