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Old 02-15-2014, 09:19 AM
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Re: Got rid of my Laredo

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In my case I went looking even though I had a 2012 with only 15k on it. The transmission was driving my crazy. Plenty of power under full tilt, but if you just wanted to increase speed to match the traffic, the EPA governed tranny just didn't want to downshift until you moved the pedal more than a couple of inches and then it would downshift 2 or 3 gears. So your options were to lug forward in 5th while everyone else jumped in front of you, or downshift 2 or 3 or more gears in which case the guy next to you thinks you want to race.

When I saw the 14's would have an 8 speed, I had to go drive one. That's all it took. The 6 would have been enough, but I opted for the 8 and now have seamless power whenever I ask for it. Happy
I had the same problem with my 2012 with Hemi. Took it in for a free TSB update and it shifts great now.
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Old 02-15-2014, 09:32 AM
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I had the same problem with my 2012 with Hemi. Took it in for a free TSB update and it shifts great now.
I bought my 2012 in 2013 and it had all the updates. Drove a 2012 V8 with the latest updates and agree it drives great... completely different transmission (6 speed).
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I bought my 2012 in 2013 and it had all the updates. Drove a 2012 V8 with the latest updates and agree it drives great... completely different transmission (6 speed).
I test drove a 14 v6 limited before deciding on the Hemi one. I noticed the difference between the 13, 5 speed and the new 8 speed right away. With the 5 speed there would be a hesitation at times when giving it gas. With the 8 speed not so much. Add the Hemi and even more so. To the point even my wife noticed it.

By no means am I saying the 13 was garbage. I told the wife if a deal couldn't be made there are worst things to happen than being "stuck" with a 13 WK2.
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Old 02-15-2014, 01:28 PM
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The 8 speed is a HUGE improvement from the 5 speed. The 8 speed makes it feel like an entirely different vehicle.
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Congrats again Jose, thank you for the kind words!

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Lol. Ok so besides the flipper glass the seats will be missed as well. I know myself, won't be long before I get new seats for this one as well muahaha.
Totally off the subject but are you going to the game tomorrow lmao
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Totally off the subject but are you going to the game tomorrow lmao
I'm assuming you mean the Hawks game at Soldier Field.

Let's see, it's cold and now we are getting more snow...hmmm, I may pass. I love the Hawks but damn this sucks. Maybe I should drive out there and see if I can get sone tickets from a scalper for 10 bucks lol.

Freaking Chicago! Should of made the new Soldier Field with at least a retractable dome.
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I'm assuming you mean the Hawks game at Soldier Field. Let's see, it's cold and now we are getting more snow...hmmm, I may pass. I love the Hawks but damn this sucks. Maybe I should drive out there and see if I can get sone tickets from a scalper for 10 bucks lol. Freaking Chicago! Should of made the new Soldier Field with at least a retractable dome.
Haha... Yea it's going to be brutal, but I will be there frozen beer and all!
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