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Re: Official 0-60mph numbers?

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A few tweaks should drop those Hemi times a bit.
What is the function of these small wheels behind? So that it won't flip?
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What is the function of these small wheels behind? So that it won't flip?
JS, you are so money and you don't even know it. Correct, they are wheelie bars.

Notice the parachute pack atop the license plate?
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Re: Official 0-60mph numbers?

I only test drove the v6. The dealer did not have any v8 back then. Similar to what you said, I had to step down the gas pedal when merging. I was curious whether v8 can do better. Sounds like no. I certainly don't like a lag. I am leaning towards the v6 now. Save $1500 and more on gas bill in the future.

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Also V6 needs 87, Hemi needs 89.

Go test-drive both if you haven't already. I did and just didn't see much of a difference on the highway other then I needed to step on it a bit more with V6 when passing. I also noticed a bit of lag on Hemi that I didn't notice in V6. Several Hemi owners from prev model years commented that this is the way it is due to ECT.

I am getting a V6.
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Re: Official 0-60mph numbers?

From what I remember (test drove v6) the V8 really outshines the V6 once things get moving. Even on 87 octane, cause thats all the hemi gets from me.
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Re: Official 0-60mph numbers?

I think the V8 rocks. It is definitely a different response when sport mode is active. I test drove both the V6 was good, but was still nothing compared to the Hemi off the line. Mainly due to it having 130 pounds more torque.

On the highway there is no need to kick down to another gear they V8 picks up speed quickly.
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Re: Official 0-60mph numbers?

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JS, you are so money and you don't even know it. Correct, they are wheelie bars.

Notice the parachute pack atop the license plate?
I know I am money

I didn't notice parachute pack but now that you mention it I did. On a serious note: I understand you can supercharge Jeep to some crazy horsepower but is parachute really needed to help with stopping? To be more exact - can Jeeps be supercharged to a level that parachute becomes needed? The whole point of this setup AFAIK is to go short distance very fast.
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I only test drove the v6. The dealer did not have any v8 back then. Similar to what you said, I had to step down the gas pedal when merging. I was curious whether v8 can do better. Sounds like no. I certainly don't like a lag. I am leaning towards the v6 now. Save $1500 and more on gas bill in the future.
You have to try both one after another for yourself. I did V6-Hemi-V6
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I didn't notice parachute pack but now that you mention it I did. On a serious note: I understand you can supercharge Jeep to some crazy horsepower but is parachute really needed to help with stopping? To be more exact - can Jeeps be supercharged to a level that parachute becomes needed? The whole point of this setup AFAIK is to go short distance very fast.

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