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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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Can't really compare the axle ratio between two transmissions.
True. I was asking what the results would be for each rear with one transmission, the eight speed. It seems that with the lower first gear you would still see a performance increase, even if you left the 3.09. And, at highway speeds you would see better mpg than with the 3.54.

The question is, would the mpg with the old rear and the new tranny be too close to the crd for mileage to be a big factor for a $4000 option?


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Or you could just WANT the CRD... and the hell with the $.
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

Well...Looks like we have a long way to go to get to 10000 posts by tomorrow at midnight..

Come on Milous, I thought you said this should be no problem??lol
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Well...Looks like we have a long way to go to get to 10000 posts by tomorrow at midnight..

Come on Milous, I thought you said this should be no problem??lol
He's just the guy with pertinent info and we provide filler!
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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

I know that but said we shouldn't have a problem getting to 10,000 post by the end of the month...I think he forgot that tomorrow is the last day of the month.

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Uh oh.. I think I just found a way to get you to 10,000..

I could just start reciting lines to get the post count up.

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

That is a great movie! I use to watch it all all the time.

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Good one!

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Ok...last one for me

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Re: 2014 Grand Cherokee - Features & Changes

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True. I was asking what the results would be for each rear with one transmission, the eight speed. It seems that with the lower first gear you would still see a performance increase, even if you left the 3.09. And, at highway speeds you would see better mpg than with the 3.54.

The question is, would the mpg with the old rear and the new tranny be too close to the crd for mileage to be a big factor for a $4000 option?

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I doubt it, if they geared the V6 much higher it would be too far out of it's powerband to be able to spend any decent time in 8th. Even with the 5 speed and much lower final drive it has to downshift regularly with any decent headwind or more than a slight incline.
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I know that but said we shouldn't have a problem getting to 10,000 post by the end of the month...I think he forgot that tomorrow is the last day of the month.

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Where's the guy who made a chart of this this thread when you need him?!
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