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Old 07-19-2014, 05:58 AM
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True but the HEMI is just sooooooo much fun
Ok, I got nothing. Absolutely agree with you and I've never driven one!

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Wait. Which engine are you talking about again? When was the last time you had ANY engine related failure and came away thinking "hmmm, THAT was cheap"?

Honestly, the above argument is more bias than true isn't it? All engines are expensive if they fail, BUT modern engines hardly ever fail and I'm guessing diesels in general are even more reliable than gassers. Am I wrong? I hear this argument a lot, but have yet to see any evidence that shows Diesel engines are more expensive to repair WHEN FAILURE RATE is taken int account.
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Re: Help me decide. Diesel or HEMI

From reading the original post, the only reason for the OP to buy a diesel would be to say, "I have a diesel".

The V6 would probably meet every need but additional fun that comes with more power. Since MPG was not listed as a critical point, the Hemi would fit the bill without any additional tuning.


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Old 07-19-2014, 06:25 AM
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Re: Help me decide. Diesel or HEMI

I had the Jeep GC limited diesel 3ltr 2012 love the car and the mpg was so dam good best diesel for mpg car , but this SRT god dam that HEMI rocks , I would almost kick the missus out of bed and tuck the donk in every night lol


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I had the Jeep GC limited diesel 3ltr 2012 love the car and the mpg was so dam good best diesel for mpg car , but this SRT god dam that HEMI rocks , I would almost kick the missus out of bed and tuck the donk in every night lol
I don't even know what "tuck the donk in" means and I still think it's funny!
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Re: Help me decide. Diesel or HEMI

Sorry Aussie slang, "Donk" means the motor hehe , yea I would almost sleep with the HEMI motor every night than the missus the Donk has a better sound and her snoring is bad haha


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Re: Help me decide. Diesel or HEMI

Both the Hemi and the Pentastar are really fine engine choices....I did extensive test driving with the Pentastar and thought it was very refined and had more than enough power, so I completely understand why many people would go in that direction.....that being said, I LOVE the Hemi in my Overland and really enjoy driving it.....it's a beautiful match for the ZF 8-speed......the passing power at the top end is really impressive, which makes highway driving a ton of fun......in fact, I purposely look for reason to take it on the highway....I think the choice comes down to whether or not you really NEED the diesel...in other words, would the diesel actually add tangible value in your life...do you need the better fuel economy, do you need a superior tow vehicle....My GC is not my DD so I may not have the best perspective on this issue, but I really am impressed by both of the gas engines available in the non SRT GC's.........
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Haha well played Snuke haha not going to sleep with that Donk haha , your a man of great resources Snuke


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Now you've totally confused them, Snuke.
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Yeah. I thought yuse guyz speaked English??
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