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Old 02-07-2010, 06:08 PM
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WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

Discuss the WK2 SRT8 Jeep here---


Recently some info and movement has been going on with the WK2 SRT8. Several SRT engineers have contacted current owners questioning them about wants/needs for a new Jeep SRT8. We will use this thread to discuss the WK2 SRT8 Jeep news, rumors etc.

All members...please post your wants, needs, wishes for the WK2 Jeep SRT here! This is not just for SRT owners! Everyone please respond!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-07-2010, 07:56 PM
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

ok...Ill start

6.4 w/ at least a 6 speed tranny w/sport and tour modes, 4wd with partime 4 lo

air suspension, 22" wheels, VES for both backseat occupants, command view roof, sporty interior...maybe painted body color instead of the god aweful wood or aluminum.

Ill add more as I think of it......
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

Deeper and wider cup holders, Sirius replay options including song alert. Heated steering wheel, A/C seats, One more position on door position holder when opened (2 is not enough), Lightweight airless spare, so no need for run flats. This is a wish list, right?
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Old 02-07-2010, 10:44 PM
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3 pedals on the floor
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

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3 pedals on the floor
You want the emergency brake back at the floor?























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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

I see no reason for any sort of low range in our transfer case. If its setup right with a sport suspension, ground clearance will preclude any possible offroad use, just like the current ones. I would absolutely love to see mechanical limited slip diffs though. The electronic crap sucks in the snow.

We definetly need at least the 392 to keep up with the X6M and Cayenne Turbo S. If they're serious about competing with the Euros, since they already killed GM (TBSS) and Ford (Raptor), they can force feed it. A DSG gearbox wouldn't hurt either, since they have access to the box from Ferrari. I'm wondering if the WK2 chassis can handle the 8.4L V10. An SRT10 would totally annihilate those damn yuppies.

Airride would definetly be nice, to allow for handling prowess without the kidney buster ride. And since Chrysler likes to take hand me down brakes, the 8 pot fronts from AMG or the 6 pots from the Z06 would be an improvement over the current 4 piston Brembos. But don't skimp this time and use rubber lines with performance brakes! Use proper braided stainless flex lines on the SRTs Brembos!

Also, very important; fortify the chassis! The current chassis flexes like a wet noodle. I have cracked side panels on both sides of my truck from the chassis bending. Use subframe connectors or braces. Don't be cheap. $5 worth of steel per truck is cheaper then replacing 6,000 quarter panel trims a year.

If its possible, i'd also like to see the rear seats moved back. With the thick SRT seats, theres zero space in the current backseat. The VES is absolutely useless if you don't have kids because you can't fit a decent sized person back there.

And how about a stronger AC outlet? This current inverter blows its breaker and turns off if you use it with decent equipment. It can't handle a vacuum, a welder, a decent sized drill or anything else that I need it for. And add one to the front seat, in the console, too.

I got plenty more minor things (wideband, better gauges, stronger drivetrain, etc), but these are the major things.
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

excellent Mike....
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

I think it would be cool to have paddle shifters, and an adjustable suspension would be a great idea.
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

I wouldnt be suprised to see some paddle shifters....
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

I also think they should bring back the cluster gauge style like the WJ's.
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Re: WK2 Jeep SRT8 discussion thread

I'm not a current owner but I'm a possible WKII owner so I hope you don't mind me posting. I DIDN'T buy an SRT because of some of these following gripes, for me the current SRT was too close to useless (for me and most Australians) to warrant serious consideration.

1. Removable lower section to the front spoiler for us clowns who want to take our SRT's onto the beach or fire trails.
2. Low range would be a boon but not an absolute neccesity...... maybe a 7 speed DSG with an extra low 1st gear?
3. NO black grainy plastic over the wheel arches!
4. A gearbox that doesn't change up automatically when the rev limiter is reached.
5. The ability to tow equal or greater than the rest of the GC range without the need to resort to exhaust modifications or ugly downturned tip remedies.
6. Switchable to 2WD for ease of warranty-voiding burnouts or dyno tuning
7. And of course, adjustable height and stiffness electronic air suspension - but only if it's RELIABLE and the airbags are shielded from foreign object damage (ie, not Land Rover rubbish!)

All in all, a more "usable" slightly less highway focused SRT is what I crave.
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