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Old 07-05-2013, 07:27 AM
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those CVT's are terrible IMHO
I've had the CVT in my 10 year old Nissan Murano and have had no issues. Smooth shifting and good acceleration. They even extended the powertrain warranty to 120,000 miles at no extra charge. They've had 10 years now to perfect the technology since I bought my Murano, so I wouldn't hesitate to get another.
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Re: 2014 diesel production

I said IMHO......

the 8 speed ZF is 100x better....again IMO
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:44 AM
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I said IMHO......

the 8 speed ZF is 100x better....again IMO
+1. Really loving the 8 speed!
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:48 AM
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I said IMHO......

the 8 speed ZF is 100x better....again IMO
Having no actual experience with the 8-speed I don't have an opinion on it. One can probably argue the technical merits of one over the other all day, but in the end what really matters is if you are happy with it for the purpose you use it. My experience with the CVT has been good so I'm happy with it. I can only hope that if I buy the GC that my experience with the ZF will be as good or better, but I only have other's opinions on whether or not that will likely be the case.
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Re: 2014 diesel production

Problem with CVTs has always been max torque capability since is essentially a friction drive. Been getting better since DAF introduced in the early 60's but still limited to about 250 lb-ft and has limited capability for towing.

Works great in my '86 Honda "Spacy".
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It is the east and my diesel is the sun!
Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious competition,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
That thou, their better, art far more fair than them.
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Re: 2014 diesel production

I hesitated since that part of the play is basically Romeo telling Juliet he wants to pop her cherry... then I figured, hey what the hell... that applies.
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Re: 2014 diesel production

I had an 08 Altima 2.5SL that had a CVT and it failed at 60k miles. I liked it at first but towards the end, I hated it. It just wasn't "tough." It couldn't take the SoCal hot weather.
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3.0L diesel engine (North America) - September 11, 2013
I just noticed the date change. From August/September to September 11, 2013.

Any ideas on what this means. I am ordering something in August. If I hear somewhat definitively that I can't order a CRD in August I will order a HEMI® on Tuesday. I will be upset if they do indeed start taking orders in September. A man has his breaking point though.
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That section where the entry is is referenced as "production launch dates"
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I just noticed the date change. From August/September to September 11, 2013.

Any ideas on what this means. I am ordering something in August. If I hear somewhat definitively that I can't order a CRD in August I will order a HEMI® on Tuesday. I will be upset if they do indeed start taking orders in September. A man has his breaking point though.
Don't quote me on this because it is Milous area. My understanding is orders are opening next month sometime. So august order not September.
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