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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

Is the 2012 SRT8 steering wheel/paddle shifters going to be swappable into the 11/12 non srt8 jeeps?
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Yes all 4x4 Jeeps are Trail Rated.
No Frank TJ, they are NOT all trail rated. According to Jeep, only those Jeeps that are properly equipped get Trail Rated. That is straight from the Jeep.com website.
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No Frank TJ, they are NOT all trail rated. According to Jeep, only those Jeeps that are properly equipped get Trail Rated. That is straight from the Jeep.com website.
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So I guess my Jeep is not "Trail Rated". No skid plates
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

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9) When driving the HEMI, I notice a strong “lag” in acceleration in the 1200-2200rpm range (roughly). My service advisor indicated it as a “normal function of the HEMI.” He even said his Ram owners have commented on the same sensation while driving. He said the engine will eventually “learn” my driving habits. Is there any validity to this? The odd piece is that I also notice the reverse of this when coasting at highway speeds, 55-80mph. I find the engine incapable of maintaining its current speed and I am constantly applying pressure to the accelerator to stay with traffic. So, when I apply the gas pedal I really have to stomp it. Is this a function of 4-cyl/ECO mode?
I did notice this "lag" feeling in my hemi but it almost feels like the tranny is slipping. Or maybe it's the traction control doing it's thing, I have no idea.

I really wish we could disable the traction control all the way, I don't need mommy watching over me all the time.
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

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Excellent, thanks Scottina for the next round of the engineers chat as it is hugely valuable.

I would think the first two priorities from the WK2 board are:

1) Is Jeep fully aware of the shudder experienced by many WK2 owners? What is the potential prognosis and cure? Is this related to prior models shudder challenges?
Another +1 on the shudder question.
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

When will the final list of questions be sent? Is this still going to happen?
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

how about a strong passing gear from 60mph to 80mph the only time i get a strong kickdown is around 45mph i need the power on the highway at 60 to 90.
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

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I did notice this "lag" feeling in my hemi but it almost feels like the tranny is slipping. Or maybe it's the traction control doing it's thing, I have no idea.

I really wish we could disable the traction control all the way, I don't need mommy watching over me all the time.

its called torque management....
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

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how about a strong passing gear from 60mph to 80mph the only time i get a strong kickdown is around 45mph i need the power on the highway at 60 to 90.
There's an autostick that allows you to downshift; use it; I do.
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

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There's an autostick that allows you to downshift; use it; I do.
so when im doing 60+mph i throw it on 5 or 4 and stomp on it?
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Re: ATTENTION: 2011 owners! PLEASE READ! Questions for the engineers?????

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Excellent, thanks Scottina for the next round of the engineers chat as it is hugely valuable.

I would think the first two priorities from the WK2 board are:

1) Is Jeep fully aware of the shudder experienced by many WK2 owners? What is the potential prognosis and cure? Is this related to prior models shudder challenges?
And another +1
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