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Old 04-30-2012, 06:55 PM
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

Mine has none of those issues.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

MDS is defeatable by pushing the shift knob to the right so it says "6". That's really not very hard. But MDS has worked fine for me...

I recommended the 6 to my dad and I have the 8. If the 6 is anything like the 8, it's also a totally awesome ride. I've got 5500 miles on mine and not one single issue.

I'd also like to add, I'm about 6 gallons into my tank right now just doing daily short city driving in my hilly town and am at 9mpg on the computer. Long live the V8!!!
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

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Mine has none of those issues.
No problems here either.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

No issue here...so glad I didn't get a Pentastar V6. You know, because of the recall.
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:41 PM
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

Apparently mine wasn't one of the 657 vehicles that were affected. Not exactly a design defect.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

Isn't the Pentastar one of the best V6 engines ever made!?
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

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Isn't the Pentastar one of the best V6 engines ever made!?
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Isn't the Pentastar one of the best V6 engines ever made!?
I wouldn't say that. I think the BMW 3.0 or the Nissan 3.7 are better motors than the pentastar. Maybe its the best 6 Chrysler/Dodge ever made and leave it at that.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

BMW has never made a v6 for production cars. All 6's are inline. There is the big 6 and small 6 kind of like Chevy with the big block and small block v8. The bog 6 is no longer used in current production models
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

You're entitled to your opinion, FundGuy. Ward's is entitled to theirs, and they've voiced it on the Pentastar two years in a row.
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I wasn't touting it as the 'best', I said ONE of the best. Actually, I really don't think its arguable.

Although, forums open up the flood gates for anything to be arguable, lol.
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Re: Advice needed.. V6 or V8?

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You're entitled to your opinion, FundGuy. Ward's is entitled to theirs, and they've voiced it on the Pentastar two years in a row.
I can agree with the Pentastar being one of the best engines. It makes a lot of power and has been reliable. It just doesn't compare power wise to the v8 in a heavy suv.

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