Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 > WK2 SRT General Discussion > WK2 SRT Showoff

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:05 PM
Scottina06's Avatar
JeepGarage Founder
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Posts: 48,849
Thanks: 833
Thanked 824 Times in 635 Posts
Rep Power: 7717432
Scottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

http://blogs.cars.com/kickingtires/2...-the-wild.html


__________________

__________________
SCOTT
The HARDER you work...the LUCKIER you are!
2014 REDLINE red Jeep SRT "BLOODIED Edition" 1 of 1
Previous JEEP rides-
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-deep cherry
2013 JKU 10th anniversary-white
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo-inferno red



Twitter-The_Jeep_Guy
Instagram-thejeep_guy

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:08 PM
Robert Palmer's Avatar
Rock N' Roll's Sophisticate/JG Co-Founder


My Jeep: 2010 6.1L SRT8
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Downtown Manhattan
Posts: 10,277
Thanks: 10
Thanked 61 Times in 51 Posts
Rep Power: 112655
Robert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

22 inch reps and call it a day!
__________________

__________________
-Joe-



Silver
2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:18 PM
Scottina06's Avatar
JeepGarage Founder
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Posts: 48,849
Thanks: 833
Thanked 824 Times in 635 Posts
Rep Power: 7717432
Scottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond reputeScottina06 has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

22" reps MAY not go over the brembos........
__________________
SCOTT
The HARDER you work...the LUCKIER you are!
2014 REDLINE red Jeep SRT "BLOODIED Edition" 1 of 1
Previous JEEP rides-
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-deep cherry
2013 JKU 10th anniversary-white
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo-inferno red



Twitter-The_Jeep_Guy
Instagram-thejeep_guy

Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:21 PM
Robert Palmer's Avatar
Rock N' Roll's Sophisticate/JG Co-Founder


My Jeep: 2010 6.1L SRT8
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Downtown Manhattan
Posts: 10,277
Thanks: 10
Thanked 61 Times in 51 Posts
Rep Power: 112655
Robert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond reputeRobert Palmer has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

I can get over the rear being blah but those wheels are horrid. IMO the SRT design team took a swing and missed with the wheels.
__________________
-Joe-



Silver
2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:24 PM
lll2for3lll's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2005 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: North Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 6,330
Thanks: 486
Thanked 60 Times in 58 Posts
Rep Power: 469713
lll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond reputelll2for3lll has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

Looks like a 3.6 WK2 to me.

And those wheels.............
__________________
Jeep: 2005 WK | OME Lift Kit & 1.5 Rear Coil Spacers (3" of lift front & rear) | 255/75/17 BF Goodrich Mud Terrain KM1 on stock wheels (no spacers) | SCT Tuner with 93 Octane Tune | Fastman TB | K&N 77 Series | Pioneer 7" Double Din | Pioneer D-Series 6 Speaker Upgrade | Custom Rear Peek-A-Boo Camera | 5K TRS XB35 HID Bulbs & Mini Morimoto Retrofitted Projectors | Parking Lights Deleted | PIAA 510 in OEM foglight location modded for OEM foglight harness | 6K V-LEDS Reverse | 5K V-LEDS License Plate | 6K V-LEDS Interior | Custom Overhead Console Blue Ambient Light | LXHarness Complete Blue Interior Upgrade | 5% on top of 20% Tint & 50% on the whole windshield | Debadged
Bike: 2009 Yamaha Raven R1 | CrossPlane | Far from stock | Quicker/Faster than your SRT
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:41 PM
JAYBEE3's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: LOS ANGELES,CA
Posts: 1,113
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 3354
JAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond reputeJAYBEE3 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

the wheels are wack id rather rock the og srt rims
__________________
JAYBEETHREE
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 06-03-2011, 10:43 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,169
Thanks: 1
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 2604
jeep2011 has a reputation beyond reputejeep2011 has a reputation beyond reputejeep2011 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

I think the rims are HOT. Definitely a plus!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 06-04-2011, 01:30 AM
Patriot's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 53
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1476
Patriot is on a distinguished road
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

Awesome! New pictures! Thanks, Scott.

That red is something else. If I wasn't in love, I definitely am now.
I like that back end, very modern. And those meaty tires, damn!

I hope they offer other wheels. At least one that is chrome.
I wish that center stack and the area beneath it was covered in carbon fiber including the shifter knob.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 06-04-2011, 10:48 AM
ThaSaint's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2006 3.7L WK
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Queens, NY
Posts: 199
Thanks: 0
Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 1608
ThaSaint is on a distinguished road
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

Doesn't look aggressive enough IMHO.

WK srt8 looks so much better from behind... and let's face it, that's the only view people should have of you on the road in an srt8
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 06-05-2011, 02:14 AM
fivespeed6's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2012 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: East Coast
Posts: 195
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 1557
fivespeed6 is on a distinguished road
Thumbs down What were they thinking?.....

Worst OEM wheels I've seen offered for a vehicle that sits in the high performance class.

I wouldn''t even consider them "acceptable" for a base model.

"OEM take-offs" better order in a whole bunch of 40ft storage containers.

Overall style is on the bland side.

Only positive thing I have for now is....Love the color!
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 06-05-2011, 05:07 AM
ENFORCER's Avatar
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L WK2
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 1,932
Thanks: 23
Thanked 79 Times in 64 Posts
Rep Power: 321885
ENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond reputeENFORCER has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

I guess I am one who likes the whole package.
The wheels are fine, they show off the brakes and are nice and wide.
I do not know what people expect, as they cannot please everyone.
__________________
Previous Ride = 2011 JGC CRD Overland
Current Ride = 2014 Silver JGC SRT with Pano, HK and Spider monkeys.
Mods = CLSTech Ribbon Mod
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 06-05-2011, 08:21 AM
Premium Member
My Jeep: 2012 6.4L SRT8
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Ormond Beach FL
Posts: 1,544
Thanks: 0
Thanked 21 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 2890
mjw930 has a reputation beyond reputemjw930 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8...in the wild!

Quote:
Originally Posted by ENFORCER View Post
I guess I am one who likes the whole package.
The wheels are fine, they show off the brakes and are nice and wide.
I do not know what people expect, as they cannot please everyone.
+1

I agree, I like the entire package, including the wheels. People seem to forget these are one piece forged aluminum, you aren't going to replace these with a similar quality wheel for less than $4000......

Hell, most have never seen them in person yet they feel compelled to ream Jeep a new one because they don't "look cool". I feel for the Jeep designer's, they have a thankless job.
__________________

__________________
2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 Black/Black
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Something NEW!! 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 exhaust! Black Ops Auto Works Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 37 03-01-2012 08:36 PM
Here it is!!! 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 pics! pantheman75 WK2 SRT Showoff 481 06-05-2011 02:33 PM
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 - My first PhotoChopped Render HEMISFEAR WK2 SRT Showoff 69 05-16-2011 12:01 PM
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8-debut Scottina06 Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 42 02-16-2011 08:38 PM
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 is a GO! Milous Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 141 02-10-2011 02:08 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community