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Old 04-11-2010, 03:31 AM
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I better save a couple more pennies and spring for the Hemi
Good decision. With the Hemi package there are other benefits as well, dual exhaust (all models) and also HD brakes (Limited/Overland).
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Old 04-11-2010, 05:37 PM
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Milous, so the V8's actually have larger brakes? Are they only fitted in conjunction with some form of "towing pack"?
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a diesel would be the best, i'll wait for the diesel. Milous, any info on diesel engine?
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a diesel would be the best, i'll wait for the diesel. Milous, any info on diesel engine?
Diesels are only going to be available in export models the last I heard
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Old 04-13-2010, 10:47 AM
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here is my computer reading for my trip down to the desert for Easter...about 470 miles total (down and back, average of 62 mph because of traffic, mostly 75-80)...when I calc the MPG's manually I got 21.4! I was surprised how close the onboard computer was...and it was awesome to have the "FUEL SAVER" mode when going 75+ (seems like it cuts out at 82-84 mph)...I hit 85mph once with the FS mode! FYI - My Jeep is 2wd

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That's some great mileage. wonder how much of a difference four wheel would make?
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Old 04-13-2010, 03:17 PM
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That's some great mileage. wonder how much of a difference four wheel would make?
My guess is maybe 1 to 1.5 MPG. I could get 18.5 MPG with my lift and 32" tires and MDS disabled cruising at 70. I bet it'd be close to 20 at around 60 mph.
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I was able to hit 20.0 mpg coming back from Maryland last weekend.
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my gosh....I havent seen 20 mpg in 2-3 years.....LOL
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Old 04-14-2010, 07:45 AM
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Re: V6 or Hemi

I just got my CMR retuned and it was the first time I've seen 20 since installing a tune.

I got up to 21 once on a trip from Massachusetts to Pennsylvania.
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Old 04-14-2010, 11:01 AM
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^^ Where did you get your CMR? Are you using a Diablo?
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Yeah using a Diablo, but the CMR is from MHP
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