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

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #73  
Old 05-10-2010, 02:37 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2006 3.0L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: London UK
Posts: 143
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1973
jugganator is on a distinguished road
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottina06 View Post
the suspension is the same bro.....from laredo to overland......
Cant find the website now, and there were various ones, the JGC was delayed in the UK market because people were not happy with the ride. It was then decided that modifications to the suspension would take place. it was then later released.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #74  
Old 05-10-2010, 03:56 PM
Scottina06's Avatar
JeepGarage Founder
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Posts: 49,657
Thanks: 896
Thanked 1,131 Times in 776 Posts
Rep Power: 7718657
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: 2011 GC Too Typical?

if they did...its news to me. Ill ask milous....
__________________

__________________
SCOTT
The HARDER you work...the LUCKIER you are!
2014 REDLINE red Jeep SRT "BLOODIED\BlackOps CFR Edition" 1 of 1
2013 JKU Wrangler 10A-stormtrooper'ed, JW Speaker and more!
Previous JEEP rides-
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-deep cherry
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo-inferno red



Twitter-The_Jeep_Guy
Instagram-thejeep_guy

Reply With Quote
  #75  
Old 05-10-2010, 04:27 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2006 3.0L WK
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: London UK
Posts: 143
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1973
jugganator is on a distinguished road
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottina06 View Post
if they did...its news to me. Ill ask milous....
i could be wrong, but i seem to remember i read it.

Off topic,your GC, did you paint the tailgate release red as well? if you did is it easy to remove? so it can be painted?
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #76  
Old 05-10-2010, 05:45 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Omaha, NE
Posts: 18
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1827
JEEPWK2 is on a distinguished road
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

I think that the design is a good match between feminine and masculine and it also looks futuristic.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #77  
Old 05-10-2010, 06:03 PM
Marlin's Avatar
"The Aussie"

My Jeep: 1981 5.7L CJ
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Licmye Bawlls
Posts: 9,362
Thanks: 65
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 81104
Marlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottina06 View Post
the suspension is the same bro.....from laredo to overland......
Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottina06 View Post
if they did...its news to me. Ill ask milous....
Quote:
Originally Posted by jugganator View Post
Cant find the website now, and there were various ones, the JGC was delayed in the UK market because people were not happy with the ride. It was then decided that modifications to the suspension would take place. it was then later released.
He's right Scott. And the world doesn't revolve around the US you know lol
ANY imported into Australia vehicles worth their salt has dedicated suspension setups for our tastes and conditions. In fact, it's a well used term here "US spec slop" when we refer to suspension setups.
The UK and europe also typically get their own unique suspension settings for their imported vehicles.
It is required due to every country's particular asphalt and road construction, and the particular country's motoring tastes.
Remember, export WK's are built in Austria, so it's not difficult for the factory to specify a particualr suspension setting for a certain week's production.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #78  
Old 05-10-2010, 06:11 PM
Marlin's Avatar
"The Aussie"

My Jeep: 1981 5.7L CJ
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Licmye Bawlls
Posts: 9,362
Thanks: 65
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 81104
Marlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Your whole life is a rap video Paul.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #79  
Old 05-10-2010, 07:53 PM
S.O.T.I.'s Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Posts: 5,415
Thanks: 0
Thanked 20 Times in 20 Posts
Rep Power: 219645
S.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond reputeS.O.T.I. has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by boniomario View Post
why does everyone compare it to a X5 or 4runner ???

Has no resemblence to it what so ever !!!
EXACTLY!!!

























...it looks more like a Santa Fe or Kia Sorento...
__________________
Straight but not narrow.
I got some sugar for your HaterAde. It tastes better that way!
Reply With Quote
  #80  
Old 05-10-2010, 08:02 PM
Scottina06's Avatar
JeepGarage Founder
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Posts: 49,657
Thanks: 896
Thanked 1,131 Times in 776 Posts
Rep Power: 7718657
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: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by jugganator View Post
i could be wrong, but i seem to remember i read it.

Off topic,your GC, did you paint the tailgate release red as well? if you did is it easy to remove? so it can be painted?
mine was painted when I got it. You can buy them already painted from a dealer from what I hear
__________________
SCOTT
The HARDER you work...the LUCKIER you are!
2014 REDLINE red Jeep SRT "BLOODIED\BlackOps CFR Edition" 1 of 1
2013 JKU Wrangler 10A-stormtrooper'ed, JW Speaker and more!
Previous JEEP rides-
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-deep cherry
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo-inferno red



Twitter-The_Jeep_Guy
Instagram-thejeep_guy

Reply With Quote
  #81  
Old 05-10-2010, 08:03 PM
Scottina06's Avatar
JeepGarage Founder
My Jeep: 2014 6.4L SRT8 WK2
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Berea, Kentucky
Posts: 49,657
Thanks: 896
Thanked 1,131 Times in 776 Posts
Rep Power: 7718657
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: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marlin View Post
He's right Scott. And the world doesn't revolve around the US you know lol
ANY imported into Australia vehicles worth their salt has dedicated suspension setups for our tastes and conditions. In fact, it's a well used term here "US spec slop" when we refer to suspension setups.
The UK and europe also typically get their own unique suspension settings for their imported vehicles.
It is required due to every country's particular asphalt and road construction, and the particular country's motoring tastes.
Remember, export WK's are built in Austria, so it's not difficult for the factory to specify a particualr suspension setting for a certain week's production.

so your saying that export WK's(H) have a different suspension? I would like to see proof. Not questioning...just be new to me
__________________
SCOTT
The HARDER you work...the LUCKIER you are!
2014 REDLINE red Jeep SRT "BLOODIED\BlackOps CFR Edition" 1 of 1
2013 JKU Wrangler 10A-stormtrooper'ed, JW Speaker and more!
Previous JEEP rides-
2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-deep cherry
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo-inferno red



Twitter-The_Jeep_Guy
Instagram-thejeep_guy

Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 05-10-2010, 08:15 PM
Megatron's Avatar
Super Moderator

My Jeep: 2007 WK
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Posts: 12,228
Thanks: 207
Thanked 141 Times in 129 Posts
Rep Power: 2899300
Megatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond reputeMegatron has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Marlin View Post
Your whole life is a rap video Paul.
Your birth was a rap video Ben.
Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 05-10-2010, 08:21 PM
Repo503's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 552
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 2271
Repo503 is on a distinguished road
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by John_R View Post
You sound like a typical consumer reports sackrider, lol...Put down the magazine and slowly back away...btw - you ever own one? Ever gone offroad in it (lifted of course; offroad is not fire roads)? If not, it's all hearsay.

I'd still prefer my 5.9 to my WK anyday, even if it's "dated" to some. That's part of the allure is you don't see 10 a day on the freeway....and if you know what you're doing, there is nothing 'unreliable' of fancy about them, yet it works...The mileage wasn't *that* much worse than the WK with 5.7 and I'm sure better than SRT8 (but not gonna compare it to that, since it's not a 4x4)...

These Jeeps are not 'fast' anyway (besides the modified SRT8's) and if you think they are then you've obviously not driven much, lol. However, it is practical, looks good and does well offroad.
Never owned a 5.9. Have owned a '93 5.2, an 02 Overland, as well as a 98 Navigator, 01 GMC Yukon Denali, 03 MB E500 and a '10 MB E550 4matic. Never owned truely fast cars but have driven plenty. Flogged a z06 just three weeks ago at PIR.

Anyway the point I was trying to make isn't that the 5.9 is a shitty vehicle...just that people get stuck on it like it was the greatest jeep ever made. I am definetly not the kinda person that buys nothing but one brand of car either, just whatever is best, or best suits me at the time.

Also hard to take anyone seriously when they type "LOL"
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 05-10-2010, 09:35 PM
Marlin's Avatar
"The Aussie"

My Jeep: 1981 5.7L CJ
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Licmye Bawlls
Posts: 9,362
Thanks: 65
Thanked 17 Times in 16 Posts
Rep Power: 81104
Marlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond reputeMarlin has a reputation beyond repute
Re: 2011 GC Too Typical?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scottina06 View Post
so your saying that export WK's(H) have a different suspension? I would like to see proof. Not questioning...just be new to me
I'm saying judging by 99% of other manufacturers, "Export" WH's as you call them will likely have slightly unique specifications for springs and shocks.

Good companies like Toyota have even discovered that they need (for example) headlight plastics unique to Australia, to deal with our "high acid content" bugs! Sounds outrageous, but it's true.

What I'm saying is the world is not flat, and never underestimate manufacturers refining their product for use in specific countries.

Maybe Milous can confirm re the WH, maybe he can't.
Maybe they were all the same spec, because as I've said many times before, the WH on its standard springs and shocks is the most appallingly floaty ride I've ever experienced! lol
__________________

__________________
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
Question About Hemi - is this typical?? HemiDawg Grand Cherokee - WK 13 09-28-2010 08:25 PM
2011 GC Colors? fastnet Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 34 04-24-2010 09:52 PM
New Video of 2011 GC 06HemiLtd Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 24 11-23-2009 09:35 PM
Delay for 2011 WK? Scottina06 Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 6 10-06-2009 01:09 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 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

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by Chrysler Group LLC.