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Old 07-27-2009, 07:42 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

Too bad it only works when going certain speeds. I went to Windsor Ct saturday drove home sunday, went to Boston Ma this morning and back and my avg speed while keeping up with traffic was 75mph, both rush hour and non rush hour and i dont think MDS works at 75. LOL.
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:48 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

MDS is only included on the 5.7L, not the 4.7L.
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:49 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

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MDS is only included on the 5.7L, not the 4.7L.

Yes I know that. I was just saying if i had a hemi or for anyone that does and drive like everyone else, MDS will not really be use-full.
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:51 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

BTW: That was a Ram 3500... not 2500.

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Yes I know that. I was just saying if i had a hemi or for anyone that does and drive like everyone else, MDS will not really be use-full.
So true. I'd never be able to use MDS. Which is yet another reason why I love my 3.7L V6.
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:54 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

MDS= overrated.
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Old 07-27-2009, 07:58 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

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BTW: That was a Ram 3500... not 2500.

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No way, It was a standard rear axle, I dont recall seeing the old style Ram in a 3500 w/o dually unless i am mistaken.
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Old 07-27-2009, 08:01 PM
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

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MDS= overrated.
Agreed, marketing gumph. Money would be better spent converting to direct injection.
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

I decided to watch Twister and I swear I'm looking at 3500 badges. (I'm watching it right now)

But you're right, I haven't either.

You know what? It MIGHT have been a Chrysler prototype set for destruction. Because in the movie the "AIR BAG" light is on, two different gauge clusters are shown, and somehow the speedometer rises higher than the tachometer. Impossible for the V10 to produce that much speed without downshifting, sorry.
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Old 07-27-2009, 08:05 PM
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I decided to watch Twister and I swear I'm looking at 3500 badges. (I'm watching it right now)

But you're right, I haven't either.

You know what? It MIGHT have been a Chrysler prototype set for destruction. Because in the movie the "AIR BAG" light is on, two different gauge clusters are shown, and somehow the speedometer rises higher than the tachometer. Impossible for the V10 to produce that much speed without downshifting, sorry.
LOL, you are better then I am not noticing this kind of stuff! LOL

That poor truck.
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Old 07-27-2009, 09:08 PM
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He forgot to mention that to get that 21mpg highway you need less than a 1/4 tank of gas, no cargo, be going less than 60 mph and be driving in the flatlands
I got 21.25 MPG on a 100% highway run from FL to SC running anywhere between 65 and 70 with not a full load but I wasn't empty either.
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I got 21.25 MPG on a 100% highway run from FL to SC running anywhere between 65 and 70 with not a full load but I wasn't empty either.
Of course you did with your stock-like tires, stainless steel exhaust, Cold Air Intake and focusing 100% on pussy footing the whole way going that slow. with slightly bigger tires and/or no CAI you would never get that mileage.

what I said was meant to be taken jokingly but it doesnt change how true it is
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Re: Motorweek Test Drive of the WK (2005)

They lie also when they say the hemi does a 0-60 in 7.0 seconds.. put a cai and exhaust on it and your looking at sub 6.5 seconds...
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