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Old 09-09-2010, 12:16 PM
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

my brother has a WJ with quadra drive.. i'll compare mine to his in the 'rough stuff' when we hit the trails together.

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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

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What's more important, the spec sheet or the results? If it will handle it (and the engineers have been taking it out there, you've only been reading threads about it), does it really matter if it uses a front ELSD, brake applications, or little flying fairies to get the job done?
Its the difference between "great" and "good enough".
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

according to the engineers...its BETTER than the front elsd on the wk.....

take it for what its worth....
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

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Yea I read that thread.... translation... "yes we know an LSD would be much better but for christ sake we are trying to get better gas mileage out of this heavy underpowered pig! We apologize to all those customers that purchased QD2 only to find out its no better in the snow than a WJ QT. But hey it will be plenty good for all the soccer moms and office dinks that never go offroad."
I agree totally.
the question should have been asked -
Is the wk2 better off road with or without a front elsd?
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

they answered that.....they said the wk2 was BETTER offraod with this system than the 2005-2010
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Old 09-09-2010, 02:05 PM
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

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Its the difference between "great" and "good enough".
If good enough is good enough, who give a flying flip about great?

I prefer they spend the time, effort, and money on places where I WILL notice the difference.
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Only Jeff and a few others know...
I'm just curious, HOW could you/Jeff/a few others "know" the capabilities or "limitations" if you/they have actually never driven a WK2?
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

they dont know squat......
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

y are people shi+ing on this thread about a beautiful jeep that will soon be released?? if you think the new jeep should have ESLD or whatever it is, than dont buy one...nobody is forcing u to buy one...
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they dont know squat......
That was pretty easy to figure out, lol.
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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

^ I'm not shyttyng on this thread. I'm hoping the summit edition is release with a front LSD.

I thinks its very obvious that the LSD improves performance otherwise why put one in the back? Discussing the front lsd in situations where one wheel is in the air is not what I'm focusing on. Its in the soft stuff like snow, sand, or mud.

I will leave this thread now as its apparently for those that only care about labels and not performance. So carry on your discussion about 20" rims and flashy chrome for show only parts.

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Re: 2011 Grand Cherokee Overland Summit Edition

the truth is jj, the new jeep may not be perfect, what car is though? but if you drop 45 on the overland i can tell you for a fact that you will get a great suv. its almost as good, if not better than the x5 in a lot of areas, off road, looks, options. sure, the x5 has an edge in some respects, but for 25k less....i just dont know....ive seen those x5's stuck in the hard packed down obx sand while i drove right on by in my 08 limited gc. im not saying the jeep is better but for the money, it isnt much of a contest. ps, my wife said help them out as we came up on the snobby (assumption) x5/yukon denali/hummer h3 drivers and so i did, i rolled the window down and told them to buy a jeep, rolled the window up and continued to go where bmw's have never been before....its true. so while you whine about things you know nothing about i blast sand into your x5 sunroof as i speed past you on the beach.
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