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Old 03-22-2012, 07:41 AM
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Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Knee jerk reaction to the early dislike of the SRT Wheels by the SRT team. I think most owners now actually like them, only people who don't are the WK1 bashers who find anything about the WK2 to bitch about. IMO, they should stay with what they have on there.
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dammit ... those who are waiting for the 8-speed tranny will be disappointed ...
I'm one of them that was waiting. Now the big decision...Get a 2012, wait for the 2013 to arrive, or hold off for the 2014 refresh...I can't decide!!
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Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

the new wheels and the current wheels are SICK IMO.
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I'm one of them that was waiting. Now the big decision...Get a 2012, wait for the 2013 to arrive, or hold off for the 2014 refresh...I can't decide!!
Anyone who waited, it's their own fault. You were told months ago the 8sp was coming for 2013 but most decided to side with the others who were wishing, rather than those who knew.

I haven't heard/seen anything yet that in 2014, although it will be in the WK lineup, that it will be specifically offered on the SRT.
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Anyone who waited, it's their own fault. You were told months ago the 8sp was coming for 2013 but most decided to side with the others who were wishing, rather than those who knew.

I haven't heard/seen anything yet that in 2014, although it will be in the WK lineup, that it will be specifically offered on the SRT.
Sorry, I guess I should of put "IS" waiting. I didn't buy one yet, that is what I am deciding (get 2012, get a new 2013, or wait for 2014 refresh). I can't make up my mind and my wife is ready to shoot me cuz it is all I talk about.
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Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

IMO, the best wheelset we've seen on the WK2 SRT8 thus far.

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Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

The supercharged 6.4 is absent from the list...

After finally driving one the only flaw in my mind is the absence of about another 70-90hp...with that - price justification and a real world performance alternative to ballpark priced non-US performance utes is a reality.

In my mind to be legitimately considered a player in the performance ute market you need to pour on the HP, just like Caddy did with the CTS-V. You cannot argue with HP - it will win everytime, when you pander your ute as a "performance based SUV"

Weight and HP - fine tune and build - and they will come.
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the new wheels and the current wheels are SICK IMO.
Are you saying you have seen the 2013 wheels?
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IMO, the best wheelset we've seen on the WK2 SRT8 thus far.

Looks ok - but the 5 stars are just played out - need something new and different - 5 stars have been around since Michael was Jackson.

That Jeep also looks especially good because it has been lowered...which the stock Jeep also needs - at least bring the ass down to meet the front - with the tow option and the adjustable shocks you can easily level out a load - not sure why the ass end is higher anyway on a stock Jeep - they did the same thing with the WK1 SRT8 and there was not much towing going on.
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Sorry, I guess I should of put "IS" waiting. I didn't buy one yet, that is what I am deciding (get 2012, get a new 2013, or wait for 2014 refresh). I can't make up my mind and my wife is ready to shoot me cuz it is all I talk about.
Too funny, I am driving my wife and two kids crazy as well. At this point my 1994 GC limited is still going at 275,000 miles, and April is right around the corner. Love to have the new GC for the summer, but I might as well weight until September for the 2013. I have waited a year, whats another 6 months
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IMO, the best wheelset we've seen on the WK2 SRT8 thus far.

Those look amazing!! Almost like the "Performance Package" wheels that come on CL/CLS/S/SL AMG's...I really like, you always pull stuff out Moosey


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Re: 2013 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Wazzup 08? BTW your wheel set was the crack that started my addiction. UR the enabler. The above photo is credited to JG member Smoove in the WK2 SRT8 forum.

Yea, love the 5-spoke star set wheels, not just on the Jeep JGC either. There's good reason they have been around since the 60's muscle car era - cause they are balanced, beautiful, and classic. My second favorite set were the SEMA 22" WK2's for the JGC.

I understand why some think they aren't contemporized or are played out cause the 5 star has been around since the Boss Mustang and Cragar Mags, to each their own.
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