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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-25-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By jim383
Re: AWD dyno runs ...need info asap

A dyno jet puts out only about 5% more than a mustang dyno and that would give you another about 18.7 hp. I never dynoed my 2012 but it was bone stock and in the 1/8 mile i went 8.24 in DA OF + 1178...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-25-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By jim383
Re: AWD dyno runs ...need info asap

374 HP is low and IMO the t/b and open cut outs hurt your hp. The mustang dyno isnt the best dyno to run a test on IMO. 1 guy in oiur group has a 2012 bone stock and put out 392 hp and after a dyno...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-24-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By jim383
Re: AWD dyno runs ...need info asap

Yes i did as the wife really didnt like how big it was over our 07 and it was just to hard for here to drive it. They gave me 40,000 for my 2012 and i got the 2014 cherokee trailhawk at invoice. She...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By jim383
Re: Cherokee Shutter on initial acceleration

In my hand book it calls for 87/89 and im on my 2nd tank of all 3 testing and the 1st test was the 89 was the best in mpg but the 91 was the best for gas pedal responds. I just finished my 2nd test...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-24-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By jim383
Re: AWD dyno runs ...need info asap

SUMMITT is right but some dyno operators will do it in a lower gear to keep the speed down and some dynos will give a higher reading in a lower gear. Just because redline is 6200 rpm doesnt mean your...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-24-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 Jeep cherokee recall

Thanks for the info as it always helps. Mine was built in june 2014 and hope it missed the recalls. VIN shows no recalls as of yet.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By jim383
3 M.P.G Test 87,89,91 Octane

Well at 1st with just 45 miles on it we had 87 octane and it seen to have a shudder on take off so the next tank i tried 91 octane and the shudder went away then the next tank was 89 and the shudder...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-16-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 165
Posted By jim383
F/S billet catch can with Z bracket

I sold my 2012 srt8 jeep and i have my billet catch can left over with the Z bracket and the color is chrome. $100 or best offer. PM ME IF INTERESTED.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By jim383
Re: Cherokee Shutter on initial acceleration

My wife even noticed the shudder was gone and also said it ran much better and she knows nothing about a car lol. One thing i found out that driving in sports mode it keeps the tranny from going into...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-14-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,858
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 Cherokee Mopar Accessories Catalog NEW

My dealers parts manager looked into the first aid kit and chrysler told him it was even made up yet and the tall bag was on national back order. The only thing i got was the toe strap bag with the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-14-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,776
Posted By jim383
Re: Cherokee Shutter on initial acceleration

When i bought mine the dealer filled it with 87 octane and it did the same thing so i went through the tank of 87 then filled it with 91 and the shutter or stumble went away and responds a lot better...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 08-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By jim383
Re: 2015 - If not a Summit, then a ___________

If you got the buxs then get the 2015 srt8 and you will never look back.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-12-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By jim383
Re: ECO mode on the V6 trailhawk

Sunoco 100 and 104 are unleaded but i ilke vp109 unleaded as it has more oxygen in it and that makes more hp. The main thing is to help the pcm from pulling timing in any engine and so far it has...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-12-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By jim383
Re: ECO mode on the V6 trailhawk

Right now im testing with 91 octane and it seems so far to be more responsive from the take off as the 87 it seem to stumble a bit. At the track ill be using some of my unleaded gas mix of 98 octane...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-12-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By jim383
Re: ECO mode on the V6 trailhawk

Thanks i fig as much.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-12-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By jim383
ECO mode on the V6 trailhawk

The book says when your in a steady mpg speed the ECO will show in the speedo some place and i have coasted down hill and drove real steady at 60 mph and never have seen it so am i missing some thing...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-11-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 375
Posted By jim383
Re: 91 or 98 RON For Aussie KL's ?

My last jeeps were 2007 & 2012 srt8 and i was hoping this 1 with the V6 i could save on gas by using 87 octane. There calling for 87/89 but so far i have used 87 & 91 and it looks like the 91 is...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,726
Posted By jim383
Re: 295/45r20s?

I went with them and was surprised how they drove and hooked at the track.
The rubber compond is 420 compared to the P ZEROS at 220 and i cut a P/B 60 ft time of 1.75 and the best i got with the P...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-13-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 SRT weight

My 2012 showed on the dealers invoice the shipping wt was 5311 with 1/4 tank of gas and i saw 2 others at 5314 and 5324 and that was every thing in it with no driver. I checked this out with the SRT...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-04-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By jim383
Re: What is your average oil temp?

In 80 degree weather intown and freeway driving at 80 mph the oil temp never got over 217 degrees.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-29-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By jim383
Irwindale CA Results 5/22/14 + Videos.

Irwindale CA Results + 60'P/B. - Cherokee SRT8 Forum (http://www.cherokeesrt8.com/forums/showthread.php?t=131570)
Heres the web site on our sister forum. Video start on post #12.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-14-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By jim383
Re: Put a cold air intake and the Diable T1000 tuner on the SRT and it slowed down?

Heres the weather at 12 noon on 5/10/14. Its not bad for Fontana but the water grains are up above 50 but that should not hurt you that much. When we meet up may 22 at Irwindale you can try running...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By jim383
Re: Full Custom Tune

Theres a guy in our group that has a WK2 with a custom cmr dyno tune on a 2 wh dynojet with mods of tune,cai,axel back exhaust and he put out 415 hp and 427 tq on ca 91 octane with 1.8% oxy.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,963
Posted By jim383
Re: Electronic Cutouts on WK2 SRT

To get max performance benefit (IF ANY) they need to go b4 the cats but just for noise they can go b4 the suitcase mufflers.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-19-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,582
Posted By jim383
Re: Best CAI for the SRT in a very hot Climate ?

If theres a lot of wind and sand blowing over there you would be better off with the stock inclosed air box. IMO what cai out there now dont help much if at all on the WK2..
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-26-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,778
Posted By jim383
Re: How do you remove these two clamps to install a catch-can ?

What worked for me was getting the engine hot then take a small slotted crew driver and slip it under the rubber hose and lift it a little then spray wd 40 under the hose as i did this 4 times around...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-18-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,027
Posted By jim383
Re: Octane rating for the SRT ?

I would always use the highest octane you can get at the pumps but if your 95 is equal to the USA 91 i would use it until i was going racing at the track.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-18-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,027
Posted By jim383
Re: Octane rating for the SRT ?

I live in CALIFORNIA and have a 2012 and all we have is 91 octane and in normal driving its ok BUT at WOT it will pull timing even with a bone stock srt8. So make sure if you go to the track you use...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-13-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 463
Posted By jim383
Re: (S)Miles per gallon....

Last trip to the track i got ( 21.6 mpg 75 mile trip) and that was all freeway driving between 70/80 mph at race wt (5492 lbs) + 100lbs of crap i take to the track. Boy i wished i had that 8 speed.
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 02-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 245
Posted By jim383
Be Careful What T/Case Oil Your WK2 Has B4 You Change It .

Well i got a oil change at the dealer and also had them change the T/CASE oil thats shown in your jeeps owners manual. My 2012 calls for 2 qt of NV146 FLUID but the parts dept said it calls for ATF #...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-07-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By jim383
Re: Houston - Track Friday Night

Good luck and hope you have great weather.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-07-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By jim383
Re: Faster times with Sports mode rather than Track ?

Only 12 & 13 but we still have the 5 speed. When you use the sports and track mode you have to put it in D or manual shift it and some times in D it will short shift at 5500. The T/C works the same...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-07-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 574
Posted By jim383
Re: Faster times with Sports mode rather than Track ?

We have tried all modes at the track in 4 2012 srt8 gc jeeps and found out the best mode is AUTO MODE in 1st gear launching at idle and let it shift its self.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-01-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 420
Posted By jim383
Re: AFE or K&N?

If your talking about the drop in K&N airfilter for the stock air box dont waste your money as it flows 480 cfm and the stock filter flows 440 cfm.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-30-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By jim383
Re: First good pics of my deep cherry srt8

Now thats it all shiny get that thing to the track and lets see some 1/8 and 1/4 mile times along with some 60 ft times.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-24-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By jim383
Re: Irwindale CA T&T Results 1/23/14

My old P/B was 8.29@82.51 and with my new P/B of 8.24@82.64 and backed it up with a 8.26@82.87 but being bone stock i dont think ill ever get into the 8.10s as im running out of things to try lol. My...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-24-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By jim383
Irwindale CA T&T Results 1/23/14

Well 3 of us with 2012 made it out to the track tonight and the weather was pertty good for ca BUT the track was slippery as all 3 of us spun launching at idle. There were 3 P/B and 3 diff tunes and...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-16-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By jim383
Re: Missing cold air "sigh"

Were going racing 1/23/14 and today at 3:30 pm at the track its 89 degrees. We just cant catch a break lol. Tomorrow at the track there calling for 84 so im glad we didnt plan on going then. There...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-02-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,712
Posted By jim383
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-28-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 876
Posted By jim383
Re: Exhuast Crimp Removed

On my 07 and 2012 i noticed that the passenger side exhaust tips are a lot cooler and there is less exhaust coming out of them than the drivers side exhaust at idle and at 2000 rpm. The srt guys said...
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