Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK2 -

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 11-20-2010, 01:28 AM
sleepy93's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2011 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Southern California
Posts: 97
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Rep Power: 1531
sleepy93 is on a distinguished road
driving it like I stole it!

Finally after a bit over 4k miles I feel my 3.6 is broken in pretty good. I know it's not a made for speed...but getting smoked by a beefed up mini-cooper is so not cool!!..lol I know, it's a six..

I think I need to start bugging the aftermarket mfg's again.. at 60-80 mph is about where the suspension reaches it limit for me on Cali streets.

I tried the down/upshifting and it takes a bit to get accustom to it.

Anyone changed suspension parts on their 2011 Laredo? or did anything to tune the engine?
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-20-2010, 08:07 AM
OneCent's Avatar
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Switzerland
Posts: 134
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1559
OneCent is on a distinguished road
Re: driving it like I stole it!

Wait until the SRT arrives, and trade your 3.6l for the SRT. I don't think you need it, but if you want to drive fast and thinking about ugrading supension, tuning the engine.. dont forget the breaks.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-20-2010, 10:12 AM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,169
Thanks: 1
Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 2627
jeep2011 has a reputation beyond reputejeep2011 has a reputation beyond reputejeep2011 has a reputation beyond repute
Re: driving it like I stole it!

Don't feel bad a mini cooper S will smoke a HEMI the S cooper is 6.1 0-60
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-20-2010, 10:53 AM
scjeep4.7HO's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Virginia
Posts: 1,515
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Rep Power: 36225
scjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond reputescjeep4.7HO has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to scjeep4.7HO
A mini cooper is quick. It has descent HP to wieght ratio.
__________________
Supercharged 4.7L HO. If you would like to know more just ask.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-20-2010, 11:41 AM
Member
My Jeep: 2014 5.7L WK2
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 152
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Rep Power: 4255
dsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond reputedsi jeep has a reputation beyond repute
Re: driving it like I stole it!

Don't feel bad because most cars will smoke WK2 3.6 (even HEMI) of the line. Just enjoy the ride. You will smoke them in the snow storm (if you ever get one in CA).
Chrysler did great job designing new luxury body but looks like used left over parts from old models to put the powertrain together. Someone was saying in other forum that Penta motor is based on old MB design project that they never finished. I am not sure if it is true but almost all imports today in same class and close to $50K price have modern V6 motors with turbo or DI.
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-20-2010, 01:21 PM
sleepy93's Avatar
Member
My Jeep: 2011 3.6L WK2
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Southern California
Posts: 97
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 1 Post
Rep Power: 1531
sleepy93 is on a distinguished road
Re: driving it like I stole it!

Lol...i'll park the jeep...It's not over till the fat lady sings!! ha! plan B....lol..
Untitled by zx6ninja, on Flickr
Untitled by zx6ninja, on Flickr
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Some1 stole my headlights and my grill.. Fml =[ ItsAJeepThing Visual Modifications 29 04-18-2010 04:09 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community