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Old 06-13-2010, 11:52 PM
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

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I agree, this type of investment will see widespread usage in many vehicles. Like its been said, it's a very versatile piece of engineering for many applications. I see it as a great move on Chrysler's part. Big upgrade and it gets away from Daimler who hasn't been very cooperative as of late.
As of late? They never were cooperative.
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Old 06-14-2010, 06:57 AM
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

this is the same tranny being used in the new X5....
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

Ok I'll def wait for this tranny to go in the new WK before I upgrade.
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Old 06-14-2010, 08:26 PM
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

Why not just go CVT? Nearly unlimited gear ratios and you dont ever feel a shift. Having a billion gears isnt going to help anything except make a more expensive car and make parts more and more costly. Remember.. the more simple it is... less likely it'll break. ( I know someone is going to say.. isnt the CVT pretty complicated?)
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

^^^

eww on CVTs. I need to feel something while I'm driving. Drove CVTs.... prefer to own a stick over a CVT (ie. Jeep Compass)
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

my brother has an altima with the CVT...its a pain...i dont hear it shifting, so i think its stuck haha....id rather have 8 gears...IMO
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

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this is the same tranny being used in the new X5....
You'd be right. ZF is almost the standard transmission supplier across the industry . This transmission is also being used in the new Touraeg.
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

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Why not just go CVT? Nearly unlimited gear ratios and you dont ever feel a shift. Having a billion gears isnt going to help anything except make a more expensive car and make parts more and more costly. Remember.. the more simple it is... less likely it'll break. ( I know someone is going to say.. isnt the CVT pretty complicated?)
I HATE CVT's. I would not buy a car with one. If this GC had one, Jeep would not be on my list. Main reason I wouldn't buy the Patriot or any Nissan with it. I imagine most Grand Cherokee owners feel the same.
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

Milous, any updates on the 8 speed? MY2013 availability would be great...
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Re: New 8 spd from Chrysler: will it go into the WK2?

we hear rumors of it in the SRT Jeep? Any news on that?
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