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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Oh, and WK"2" is also used by some of our suppliers... so it's not something that just came up on the internet. Don't forget W2 as well.
I know it didnt originate on here, otherwise it wouldn't be used so much elsewhere. Its just irritating hearing suppliers talk the "codes" when they ask me questions abt parts or whatever, like they're trying to sound important or in the loop or something. So it's become a pet-peeve of mine. Sometimes I play dumb and tell them idk wtf they're talking about. lol

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Hmm, I don't get that feeling.

Most of us in the plant tend to say WK and WD anyway.

Or maybe I'm just crazy.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Hey Rupbre, I got a couple things for you.. Although you may be better off posting them in the SRT thread, bc I don't want Dakotatycoon to blow a gasket.

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I think everyone is crabby today.. Not just this thread but many..

Maybe a bunch of these posts need to be deleted to stay on topic.
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I know it didnt originate on here, otherwise it wouldn't be used so much elsewhere.
I believe I was one of the first, if not the first, to use the "WK2" designation. I started the WK2 jeep site almost 4 years ago, when I found out that they were not going to progress to "WL".
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The answer to your question about improvements, yes.

Eventually, all 8 speed production will be done by Chrysler.

Right now, no...

And I can already tell who it was built by just by looking at it.

And even *IF* Chrysler designated this higher torque capacity version as "7", it would likely be 875RE. "0" is not a valid value. Those numbers do not come from ZF. Also, look back in the thread and check mine and Milous' posts about the Chrysler version (built by ZF or not) being significantly different.
My questions were directed to milous. Look back in the tread? Almost 300 pages? Ya right.
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I believe I was one of the first, if not the first, to use the "WK2" designation. I started the WK2 jeep site almost 4 years ago, when I found out that they were not going to progress to "WL".

absolutely! Plus it was mentioned to me by lead engineer Phil Jansen. They loved how we used "wk2" to differentiate the 2011+. I really believe we startde that whole moniker thanks to Milous. You can also thank JeepGarage for the Altitude....blacked out models. They saw what folks were doing here, saw their suggestions and ran with it. That came from several folks I know at jeep and SRT.
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I believe I was one of the first, if not the first, to use the "WK2" designation. I started the WK2 jeep site almost 4 years ago, when I found out that they were not going to progress to "WL".
Well your words spread fast then, bc it's all too common now. It's not really a big deal, I just don't know why ppl can't just say Cherokee (in physical person-to-person conversations). It's less syllables than "Double U K Two," and not everyone knows what WK2 means. But whatever..
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absolutely! Plus it was mentioned to me by lead engineer Phil Jansen. They loved how we used "wk2" to differentiate the 2011+. I really believe we startde that whole moniker thanks to Milous. You can also thank JeepGarage for the Altitude....blacked out models. They saw what folks were doing here, saw their suggestions and ran with it. That came from several folks I know at jeep and SRT.
You all can thank ME for the ALTITUDE/Jet in Autstralia/S-Limited WK2 in Europe. It was my idea and Jeep used it and rolled it out a week later at the Houston and Chicago Auto Shows; and they gave one away in a naming contest. I designed it right here on JeepGarage and asked in a poll for members opinions and got postive 80% response. My idea was to base it off of an Overland, not put black wheels, not put platinum mesh in the grille though. I'm waiting for my big payday from Jeep still. My idea was for a brilliant black and also a black clear coat option. Still waiting for the Overland based edition, call it Overland Midnight or something cool. And waiting for PX8 paint!
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I think everyone is crabby today.. Not just this thread but many..

Maybe a bunch of these posts need to be deleted to stay on topic.
I feel great!

I'm just REALLY bored.
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Well your words spread fast then, bc it's all too common now. It's not really a big deal, I just don't know why ppl can't just say Cherokee (in physical person-to-person conversations). It's less syllables than "Double U K Two," and not everyone knows what WK2 means. But whatever..
There's a problem with that.

Cherokees are made in Toledo.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Milous, Chevyboy, have either of you guys had dreams about computer errors which forced previous Grand Cherokees to roll down the line?

Just wondering if I'm the only one...
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