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Old 05-26-2015, 11:53 PM
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

The 8HP70 is currently built by ZF in the US for the diesel and hemi. I doubt they will get ZF to move their manufacturing back to europe.

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The 8HP70 is currently built by ZF in the US for the diesel and hemi. I doubt they will get ZF to move their manufacturing back to europe.
Thanks. I didn't realize they had started running the US plant. Last I heard they were building it.

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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Late 2013 it came online....
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Right, but that plant is ZF owned and run so the 8HP70 is still sourced and untouched by Chrysler.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

Yep, that's my understanding. Only the 3.6l trans 845RE comes from the chrysler plant as I understand it.
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Re: 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee REFRESH

845RE - Chrysler in Indiana
8HP70 - ZF in South Carolina.

I see that we are still discussing shifters.
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I see that we are still discussing shifters.
OK, let's 'shift' the topic to something else - let's say 'headlights'.

Any chance the refresh will get LED-headlights - at least on the higher end lines?
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1 in 1,000,000.
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1 in 1,000,000.
Thanks - that makes it quite clear..
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1 in 1,000,000.

Will they at least be updating them to get rid of the washer filler plastic? Some thing more subtle for the washers maybe?


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A shifty topic indeed!
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