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Old 07-17-2015, 02:44 PM
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One millionth Eight speed built in Indiana.

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Old 07-17-2015, 09:03 PM
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LOL... half of that article sounds like something my employer would write in a press release.
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Old 07-17-2015, 09:21 PM
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Half of it was a press release. They were quoting Brian Harlow from FCA.


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Funny how they all sound the same when they're out tootin' their horns.
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Old 07-18-2015, 09:39 AM
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One millionth Eight speed built in Indiana.



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Old 07-18-2015, 10:06 AM
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And they still can't get it to shift for shit!!!!!!!!
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And they still can't get it to shift for shit!!!!!!!!
That's what I was thinking when I was reading that, I cant believe there are people on here with June 2015 build dates on the 845RE and there are still these shifting complaints, the GCs with those trans have been rolling off the line for over 2.5 years now.
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Well, of course they aren't going to mention minor details like that in the middle of bragging about it.
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^^Haha that is true!
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Old 07-19-2015, 07:50 PM
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Re: eight speed

I'm so glad I found a used, cherry, 2013 JGC Overland V8 with its 6 speed transmission. 52k with no transmission problems.

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I'm so glad I found a used, cherry, 2013 JGC Overland V8 with its 6 speed transmission. 52k with no transmission problems.

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The v8 8spd (8HP70) trans are fine its those v6 8spd(845RE) that complaints are still coming in on even some that just rolled off the line last month. Now they are going to integrate stop/start on top of that in the 16s should be interesting.
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Now they are going to integrate stop/start on top of that in the 16s should be interesting.

My thoughts exactly! It should make for one choppy ride. I had a 2014 Hemi with zero issues. My V6 just isn't silky smooth and is a little unpredictable. Otherwise still great!

Speaking of a 2013 with a Hemi and 6 speed transmission... I had a 12, and man this V6 feels hella faster. The 8 speed does wanders for acceleration times. Unlike in my Lexus when the GS went from a 6 speed to 8, it did nothing for acceleration. So I'm glad to see Chrysler fixed their horrid gear ratios...
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