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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-11-2014, 08:25 AM
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Views: 4,420
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 Jeep SRT tuning..... Diablosport

Every hp is werth about .01 in the 1/8 mile so IF the canned tunes are giving 15 hp then you should see .15 gain in ET. We have a group member with a 2012 with 1 of the 1st B&G tunes and from his...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 12-10-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,333
Posted By jim383
Re: 9 speed transmission?

On this matter just use sports mode. I use sports mode when doing intown driving and auto mode on freeways. I did 2 test using both modes in combined intown and freeway with each getting a full tank...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-30-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By jim383
Re: Cherokee Trailhawk 3.2 1/8 mile Test Results.

Our 1/4 mile track is 13 ft up hill and they run .25 slower in the 1/8 mile there than our track does so we never go there to run the 1/4 mile. Our flat 1/4 mile track is 200 miles away.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-29-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By jim383
Re: Cherokee Trailhawk 3.2 1/8 mile Test Rrsults.

The last run of the night was against a dual overhead cammed 4 cy ricer car as he wanted to race me lol. I told him i had a bone stock v6 and the diff in our race wt i wouldnt stand a chance but i...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By jim383
Re: So I got my '15 KL Trailhawk

On my 2014 im doing a new test with a full tank of gas driving in auto mode and another test driving in sports mode just to see how much the higher rpm in sports mode will affect the mpg. My last...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 11-23-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 914
Posted By jim383
Re: Key Fob Issue

Im sure how much a key fob cost but when i got my 2014 new there was only 1 key fob so they got me another 1 and 3 months later they found the other 1 so now i have 3. They said they think you can...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-29-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By jim383
Re: Cherokee Trailhawk 3.2 1/8 mile Test Rrsults.

Well we have to drive thru the water box and the t/c fully off then i try to spin all the water off all 4 tires which i thought i did but after the launch they spun again all the way thru 1st gear...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-24-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 803
Posted By jim383
Cherokee Trailhawk 3.2 1/8 mile Test Results.

We had only 4 of 8 jeeps to show up.Well tonight really sucked as the weather was hot. The little 3.2 cherokee trailhawk didnt take to my vp109 gas mix like i think it should as the mix was off as i...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 10-05-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,333
Posted By jim383
Re: 9 speed transmission?

Heres all the tsb for the cherokee.

http://www.jeepgarage.org/f76/tsb-and-recall-information-2014-kl-cherokee-71873.html

http://www.wk2jeeps.com/Misc/Cherokee/KL_TSB/KL_21_013_13.pdf
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-26-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By jim383
Auto Mode VS Track Mode MPG Test.

Ok i did a intown driving full tank of 89 octane with 1/2 driving in auto mode and 1/2 in sports mode. Sports mode was more responsive and at 50/60 mph sports mode was in 5th gear where auto mode was...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By jim383
Re: 3.2 tests finished with different octanes.

When i turn the t/c FULLY off i put it in sports mode and that turn off the t/c partly so then i turn the t/c back on then turn the t/c back off and hold the button in 5 seconds or until you here a...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-16-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By jim383
Re: 3.2 tests finished with different octanes.

I dont do anything except turn off the t/c and launch at idle in sports mode.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-16-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By jim383
3.2 tests finished with different octanes.

Ok i finished my test with 6 tank fulls of 87,89,91. All the driving was intown so this way is was a fair test.
Best avg gas mileage was 20 with 89 octane.
2nd best was 18 with a tie between 87,91...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-14-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By jim383
2015 jeep cherokee start and stop system.

Heres the site and i dont think i would like it with the traffic here in so ca.

Hands On with the 2015 Jeep Cherokee Stop/Start system - Torque News...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By jim383
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

Those prices i gave are a chrysler warranty. There are a lot of aftermarket warrantys out there that are a lot less than chrysler but the aftermarket ones always have some type of clause in them that...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 09-05-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By jim383
Re: Mopar's lifetime Maxcare Protection

I looked into both the life time and 7/100,000 (0) deductable maxie care and the retail prices were life time 5200 and 7/100,000 3900. I dont keep a car more than 5/7 yrs so the life time was not for...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-31-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By jim383
Re: 0/60 Run AT Race WT ON 89 Octane.

When my jeep trailhawk came from the factory it weighed 4250 lbs + my wt it came in at 4495 lbs. Now to get to race wt nhra allows you to take out just a few things. I always have 1/4 tank of gas and...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-31-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By jim383
0/60 Run AT Race WT ON 89 Octane.

Well with 1400 miles on the jeep i did my 1st section of 0/60 runs on 89 gas. I was also at race wt and this is the first launch from idle and was really surprised of the lag it has at wot. I tried...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-24-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,515
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: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 619
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: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 08-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,515
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,515
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 SRT - WK2 04-24-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,684
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 12-26-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By jim383
Re: Dyno Questions

On the 2w dynos they take out the T/CASE motor(4 bolts) and unplug it and that keeps the front wheels from turning. As far as hp i think on the 2w dyno you may put out more hp BUT i have heard guys...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 03-28-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,173
Posted By jim383
Re: 1/4 Mile times

Well the 1st time out at our 1/8 mile drag strip another member and i set records at our drag strip for jeeps in the classes set up for them.


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