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Old 08-29-2011, 12:25 PM
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

I think it is the BIG announcement for this forum, but not the announcement that DriveSRT was talking about.
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Old 08-29-2011, 12:30 PM
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I think it is the BIG announcement for this forum, but not the announcement that DriveSRT was talking about.
bro...this is huge for the entire SRt community and exactly what they were talking about. I have info on what could be happening...but nothing I can confirm at the moment or that they want to confirm. We as a forum have spoken and they have heard. JeepGarage and its members pulled this off...little ole' us. They heard your concerns, questions, rants, outbursts...all of it...and they are responding. Tell me another carmaker that has done this.
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

Despite my cynicism over the price gouging, and sarcasm about the big news, IMO it's the least Jeep and Giles can do to further the brand and SRT8 in general.

Due to the JG founders' and members' clout and depth, it is of no surprise to me that this is happening. Hopefully, the response is more than lip service.

Well done Scott.
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

Wow, this is much better than a canned response to our questions. Fantastic!!
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

No disrespect at all Scott and you are right, this is a really neat opportunity. What I am saying is that I don't think what most of us want to hear (that pricing will be returned to reasonable) but that we are just going to continue hearing the same BS about what a great value the WK2 is. I believe we all thought it was actually a great value when MSRP was looking to come in at $45K even though the performance was equal to or slightly less than the WK1.

Chrysler had their chance to compete with the premium brands when they were owned by Diamler. They should have made the AMG fit the slot that they are now trying to put the WK2 into.
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

yeah...you are right and I dont know why anyone would expect this announcement to be a $15k price drop. $45K base...just isnt gonna happen folks. Its time to move on and make the best of it. I have heard rumors to a owners loyalty rebate...but its a rumor that is unconfirmed.
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

Congratulations Scott on pulling it together. i don't think the forum seems to grasp how difficult it is to pull off getting to basically interview the SRT engineers and the head honcho behind it. The SRT group definitely does not have to do this at all and i appreciate both what you have done and respect the SRT group even more for opening themselves up in such a way.
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That's the announcement? That they will talk to us? Thats a bit underwhelming. hm.
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Re: BIG announcement coming Monday! ie. 2012 WK2 Jeep SRT8

I'd love to hear their reasoning behind why the slow production of the Wk2 SRT8, barley making any production units just throwing a few here and there into the mix to pump them out. It's kind of weak.
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That's the announcement? That they will talk to us? Thats a bit underwhelming. hm.

sorry....just ask the questions that you want answers too. Hopefully that will put an end to all speculation.




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I'd love to hear their reasoning behind why the slow production of the Wk2 SRT8, barley making any production units just throwing a few here and there into the mix to pump them out. It's kind of weak.

great question to ask!
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I'd love to hear their reasoning behind why the slow production of the Wk2 SRT8, barley making any production units just throwing a few here and there into the mix to pump them out. It's kind of weak.
Hey Scott, or even anyone else that will take place in the chat session could you ask this question for me? I won't be here for the session I'll be out of town and without access to internet (other than on my berry but too busy for that). If anyone could ask it I would really appreciate it.

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Great job Scott, Jeep Garage and Milous for getting us the opportunity to hear from Ralph Gilles about our concerns.

He is a polished speaker and it will be great to hear/see his replies to these concerns we have asked to be addressed.

He is a Charger owner and I'm positive, he hears our concerns and it concerns him, that his whole mantra of nurturing "the cummunity" is at risk.

What format is this going to be? Can we do a chat on Facebook instead and just copy the transcript here?
It stinks having to hit refresh to see answers everytime.
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