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Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 09-19-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,595
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Jeep grand cherokee srt8 srt 6.1l hemi exhaust manifolds

I did this about 3 years ago to my 09limited..... Full srt8 exhaust reso delete. Best bang for the buck as you can usually buy the exhaust pretty cheaply.... I had to slice a bit off the trans and...
Forum: At The Track 07-18-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Took my 09 5.7 limited to the track...

Been away from the board for a while, took my jeep to Bradenton and ran a 13.76 in low 40 degree weather....... 2.1 60 ft very sucky and I had to let off every time I up shift? I have a new 6.4 VVT...
Forum: At The Track 07-18-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,799
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: First n/a 5.7 to hit 13s

Nice job!!! I have known for a while that these 5.7's can be made to go pretty good........ My 09 limited has run 13.76 a few months back when we had a decent cold snap here in Tampa. I have a new...
Forum: Performance Modifications 03-31-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Break into the 13's with a 5.7 Hemi WK

I don't know..... If I keep my foot to the floor the engine revs to high without up shifting?? It hits the limiter or something and then falls on its face so I just momentarily lift who's up...
Forum: Performance Modifications 03-29-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Break into the 13's with a 5.7 Hemi WK

Well, finally got the the jeep to the track last night for a run in the cold weather we are having here in Florida...... Best previous time was 14.18 in 80 degree heat...... Clicked off a 13.76...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 03-28-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,942
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: SRT Exhaust conversion with Dual In - Dual Out Muffler

I did this mod 2 years ago to my 09 GC..... excellent bang for the buck considering used srt8 is pretty reasonable. Spare tire needs to go so maybe get a donut size one and put in the back??? My...
Forum: Performance Modifications 02-25-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Break into the 13's with a 5.7 Hemi WK

Any updates?? None for my cam swap yet as I lost my job and hotrodding the jeep is not a top priority now.... 6.4 cam will go in at some time and I will post an update... TBF
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-28-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: ?SRT Headers on 5.7?

Got a complete srt8 exhaust on my 09....... Best mod I ever did.... You will lose the trailer hitch and the spare tire but you can remove the rear pipes and install the hitch if you need to tow...
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-28-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,356
Posted By tpabayflyer
re: Which Cam for 5.7L WK?

Stock 6.4 cam for VCT motors is cheap and works really well. Putting men in next week. Need spring upgrades but no phase limiter needed..... TBF
Forum: Performance Modifications 09-28-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,016
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Break into the 13's with a 5.7 Hemi WK

09 5.7 here ran 14.18 with CAI,predator tune, SRT8 exhaust..... This was in Florida heat. I have a 6.4 cam going in next week so I should be in the 13's........ TBF
Forum: Performance Modifications 04-11-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,083
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: ?SRT Headers on 5.7?

Great success here using srt8 exhaust on my 09 5.7 WK....... Diablo tune, CAI, 180 stat, huge increase in power.... Ran 14.2 in the quarter and stock was in the 15,s...... TBF
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 08-07-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,804
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: My 6.4L 392 Hemi Stroker is ALIVE!!

I missed this thread also??? I have an 09 GC that i installed a complete srt8 exhaust and it works awesome!! I removed my trailer hitch and got the pipes right up in there and it looks great!! It is...
Forum: At The Track 12-07-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,420
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: new pb for my 5.7 possibly record?

Nice job!!!! Now I.m motivated to get back to the track as we have some mine shaft conditions in florida now....... I'm getting a Johan tune soon so hopefully I can de-throne the new 5.7 king!!!!!...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 11-24-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: SRT8 manifolds on a 5.7

Definately get them..... Best exhaust for a mild 5.7 build....... Huge improvement over the stock log manifolds. Best bang for the buck improvement you can make............ Love my full SRT8...
Forum: Performance Modifications 11-19-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: STR8 headers vs stock log exhaust

Hey guys, sorry for the confusion..... I was comparing the 5.7 vs 6.1 assuming both motors built equally. The previous posters said it better than I did, a well built N/A motor should make easily...
Forum: Performance Modifications 11-17-2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: STR8 headers vs stock log exhaust

I will probably do the heads a bit down the road and a cam for sure if I end up pulling the heads. I just emailed Johan about a custom tune as i am pretty sure the diablosport 93tune leaves a bit of...
Forum: Performance Modifications 11-16-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: STR8 headers vs stock log exhaust

I am very impressed with the 5.7 hemi. Heads seem to flow very, very well and I want to do more mods to my jeep. I would like to look into the benefits of the srt8 intake compared to the stock 09....
Forum: Performance Modifications 11-16-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By tpabayflyer
Forum: Performance Modifications 11-16-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,834
Posted By tpabayflyer
STR8 headers vs stock log exhaust

Full SRT8 exhaust really woke up my 09 WK 5.7 Look how restrictive the stock manifolds are. I now run 14.20 @97mph with the above exhaust and predator 93 tune and K+N CAI and 180 stat. Not too shabby...
Forum: Performance Modifications 11-09-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,200
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7 Shorty Headers

I think they will work just fine but the port opening is larger than the exhaust port window on the pre-09 5.7 heads. I have put many a header on a car that had a much larger pipe than the port so i...
Forum: Technical Tips/DIY/How-To 11-05-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 15,585
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: HOW TO: ADD a Jeep SRT8 exhaust to a non-SRT 8 Grand Cherokee

09 5.7WK here with full srt8 exhaust. Huge difference in power compared to stock system. I have the trailer tow pkg with the cutout in the rear bumper so it fits ok.I had to remove the spare and...
Forum: At The Track 11-02-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Took my 09 5.7 limited to the track...

I,m not familiar with the CMR tune? Does it work using the the predator unit? What kind of mods did you do to your 5.7??? I am thinking about getting a larger T/B next and maybe look into the CMR? ...
Forum: At The Track 11-02-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Took my 09 5.7 limited to the track...

With a good launch and some sticky tires, I might sneak into the 13,s on a cold night?
Forum: At The Track 11-02-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,835
Posted By tpabayflyer
Took my 09 5.7 limited to the track...

09 5.7 Grand Cherokee limited with the following mods:
----- K+N CAI
----- 180 stat
----- 93 Predator tune
----- Full SRT8 exhaust resonator delete

14.20 @ 97mph.........2.2 60 ft with street...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-14-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,200
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7 Shorty Headers

As far as the sound goes, sounds beefy.... stock pipes are 2.75" each and that is what gives the deep tone... resonator delete makes it pretty loud at full throttle but idle is mild but nowhere near...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-14-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,200
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7 Shorty Headers

quick pic...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-12-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,200
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7 Shorty Headers

Install was a bit of a bitch.... pass side exhaust flange did make contact with part of trans bellhousing but a little trim with the reciprocating saw and all was good. bellhousing part was not used ...
Forum: Performance Modifications 10-12-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,200
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7 Shorty Headers

Bingo.... 09 WK here and I installed a complete srt8 Exhaust with res delete about 2 weeks ago... woke the 5.7 right up and with CAI and 93 predator tune and 180 stat, this bitch runs hard now....
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-28-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: Diablo U7137 fan settings for 180 stat

My 09 WK does indeed have a big ole electric fan and I am installing a 180 stat and srt8 springs today..... TBF
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-28-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,445
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7L hemi headers

This is not my first time modifying a vehicle my friend....long time Mopar tuner here, big and small block....... track numbers will tell the story for sure but my seat of pants gauge leads me to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK 09-27-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,445
Posted By tpabayflyer
Re: 5.7L hemi headers

Get some srt8 exhaust manifolds and you are set! I just installed a complete srt8 exhaust on my 09 and it made a huge difference. Stock exhaust manifolds are pretty restrictive and make some very...
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