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Old 01-25-2011, 10:06 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

I broke all 5 wheel studs the other day, and lost a wheel. It was intense. it was -30C and the tow company said I was the 6th call that night of peoples wheels falling off. it took 3 tow trucks to get my jeep on the flatbed, they had to use a frame lifter, otherwise say goodbye to my SRT rear end.

Yesterday was an expensive day....

$200 to tow (jeep roadside was a 4 hour+ wait)
$1000 for new wheels
$600 mopar kit
new rotor, pad, and brake line (waiting for that bill)


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Old 01-25-2011, 10:22 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

daym moneen! sorry to read that bro...

that happened in my XJ wagoneer once back when. the drivers side wheel just rolled away from the front end...... needless to say i had 3/4 of a everything shaved off before the vehicle stopped eventually...
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:29 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

Damn sorry to hear Koel. Glad you're ok tho. Was that your stock wheel?
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:40 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

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daym moneen! sorry to read that bro...

that happened in my XJ wagoneer once back when. the drivers side wheel just rolled away from the front end...... needless to say i had 3/4 of a everything shaved off before the vehicle stopped eventually...
Luckily my wheel jammed into the wheel well keeping everything off the ground, I managed to pull it over fairly quick, maybe about 50 ft.

I was only doing about 60KMPH, but I was 2 minutes from entering the hwy. That could have made things a lot worse. All in all, I'm pretty lucky it's not gonna cost more.
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:44 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

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Damn sorry to hear Koel. Glad you're ok tho. Was that your stock wheel?
Yeah, It was my stock wheel. I had wheel spacers on (theres my first problem) although it was the jeep studs that failed, Not the spacer studs, it was still attached to the wheel.

So I could have saved some money and put the stockers back on with wheel spacers, But i'm not gonna take the chance of that happening again. So I went with aftermarket wheels with the proper backspacing.

One of these sets will be on my Jeep today, I didn't really care which ones showed up, so it's gonna be a surprise, He could tell that they were in the warehouse, but couldn't tell if they were all black, or black/machined.


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Old 01-25-2011, 10:46 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

Damn Joel we dont hear from you in a long time and that's your comeback post? lol
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:47 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

hahaha I've been busy stackin' so I can get rid of this POS Jeep!
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:49 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

oh man. you sound like youre on your way though. gl with with your new wheels bro.
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:50 AM
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Thanks, Dude!
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Old 01-25-2011, 10:54 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

I should have posted this somewhere else, I didn't read the full title.

My bad!
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:00 AM
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dont be bro, this thread was tediously made anyways by myself.
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:05 AM
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Re: Whats too cold for the SRT8

Yeah I'm looking to ditch the jeep soon too right after the snow season.
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