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Old 09-06-2011, 10:09 PM
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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100% stock? No way.

Auto, AWD, pointing straight ahead, is not going to have 0.5 seconds shaved off by a "great driver." It's not rocket science.

we'll see......
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Old 09-06-2011, 10:41 PM
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

Well at least those carbon fiber trim pieces makes it worth all that extra dough...... right guys?




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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

Only way I could MAYBE see the new WK2 cracking a 12 is:

A downhill dragstrip in 20 degree temps with the tires real gooey and John Force behind the wheel (even though this thing is as easy to launch as anything)

Sorry guys, so far with the info Ive seen and #s at hand, this thing seems a tad slower in a straight line. BUT thats only HALF the battle
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Old 09-07-2011, 03:17 PM
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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BUT thats only HALF the battle
Correct me if I'm wrong but didn't the 2012 WK2 SRT8 pull 0.9 on the skid pad and the WK1 SRT8 0.92??

That's more than half the battle lost me thinks.....
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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.....That's more than half the battle lost me thinks.....
I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that the other half of the battle is price. The two biggies are price and performance.

IMO, the aggressive price increase has magnified these other issues, starting with 1/4 mile speed. It has us all on edge, because together they are not minor issues regardless of our strong loyalty or desire for this vehicle.

Again, no hate, just talking straight.
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

Hmmm... Saw this earlier. Heard it was hot there that day as well.

I personally don't think it will hit a 12 sec run stock. But low-mid 13's consistent.
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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But low-mid 13's consistent.
I'd go with mid-13s+ on average (13.5-13.7).
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:34 PM
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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Correct me if I'm wrong but didn't the 2012 WK2 SRT8 pull 0.9 on the skid pad and the WK1 SRT8 0.92??

That's more than half the battle lost me thinks.....
Man I dont even know what to think anymore! What did the stock WK1 actually pull on the skidpad??? I thought it was like .88g but then I did see guys saying .92.

There is so much info out there, so some of it has to be misinformation.

Im done projecting about these two until I see VIDEO OF THE TWO SIDE BY SIDE running through the normals tests

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Those first hand results will end this debate once and for all Price will still be key factor though :/
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

people are spreading so much BS...no one knows the truth anymore......
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Truth is I drove the WK2 tonite and it was phenomenal......
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

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Man I dont even know what to think anymore! What did the stock WK1 actually pull on the skidpad??? I thought it was like .88g but then I did see guys saying .92.

There is so much info out there, so some of it has to be misinformation.

Im done projecting about these two until I see VIDEO OF THE TWO SIDE BY SIDE running through the normals tests

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Short/Long Slaloms
Skidpad

Those first hand results will end this debate once and for all Price will still be key factor though :/
That's the problem with all the people who don't like the new WK. They are posting best review numbers on vehicles through almost 5 years of reviewers with different vehicles as different tracks, in different weather with different drivers. We're comparing one set of reviews from a "pre-production" tester that has been given out to the press to test.

So...Try to compare the same tests of the 2006, done in 2006.
You will see some very different numbers than those posting the "best of" numbers we have seen.

Here is my opinion of one vs the other regarding price and performance.

You will still have a FAST Jeep in a straight line. Maybe not faster by .2 - .5 in a quarter mile, but in the 1/2 mile...WK may be behind from what I have seen with 1/4 mile MPH.

In a course, you will be faster couple in a 60 second lap. (Average course)

You will have a much nicer Jeep as far as ride quality, interior quality, and overall everyday useability. (Space, access and egress for both front and rear passengers, towing ability)

You pay alot for this quality. I get it. You only get a marginally better performing car. I get it. The thing we fail to forget is the WK is an incredible performer. That is why we love it. So you still have an incredible performing Jeep, yet it does SO MUCH more and it does it with much more comfort. And this is one HELL of a starting point. It will only get better from here on in.
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Re: 2012 runs 13.81

well said Brian!
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