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One Month, 5,000 Miles, Love my JGC!

Greetings gents,

Say hello to the proud owner of a new black on black Overland Hemi, which I got this past New's Year Eve. This is my first post, though I've been following you guys since well before I took delivery, and it's always quite entertaining and informative. This forum should be required reading for dealers, who know next to nothing about these vehicles, which is ridiculous. I dealt with several dealers in New England while searching for The One, and let's just say I wouldn't trust most of those nimwits to pump my gas. Chrysler really needs to address that, but that's another story.

I routinely log lots of miles between Boston and New York and I recently drove to the Detroit auto show in January, racking up more than 5k miles in about a month. This bad boy does not disappoint, with car-like performance on dry pavement while fearlessly shrugging off whatever nature throws at it, which has been considerable on the East Coast this year. It's a truly great vehicle and shows the world what Detroit is capable of when unleashed. (I'm also the owner of three BMWs, two cars and a bike, plus a Rubicon, all purpose-built machines.) In fact, yesterday the 10 finalists announced for World Car of the Year included the new Grand Cherokee alonside the Jaguar XJ, Mercedes SLS, Porsche Cayenne, Audi A8, BMW X3 and 5 Series, and others. Not bad company and the only American to make the list.

http://www.thedetroitbureau.com/2011...s-announced-2/

Here's my question: I'm considering mounting wheel spacers for a wider stance but I don't want to compromise off-road capability (though I don't see how it would). I don't expect to be rock crawling, but I will be heading out West to the back country this spring. I've had good luck with spacers on my Beemers, and it really makes a nice difference, but that's a whole other thing. Does anyone have any experience with spacers on the new GC?

Thanks, and I look forward spending time with everyone here, you're a great group.

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Wasting no time!!

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Welcome to JG! Try posting the question in the WK2 forum, you might get a broader audience and response to spacers!
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