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Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-19-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 14,394
Posted By toy4two
Re: GC CRD with 8-speed?

I would hold off and wait for the 8 speed, it seems the only complaints I'm reading about the JGC is the 5 speed transmission and its lagging and hunting.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-19-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,049
Posted By toy4two
Re: Acceleration/Launch Delay

many turbo cars (Saturn Sky Redline/Pontiac Solstice GXP) the factory purposefully inserts some lag in first gear to avoid tire slippage, some even bleed off some boost. If you buy a chip it will...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-19-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,057
Posted By toy4two
Re: Accelleration in the v8 vs v6

being a turbo we all know there is going to be some insane power adders available for the CRD. Chip might add 50hp and get that torque up over 600Nm <drool> can't wait till it hits our shores in...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes/Exhausts 01-19-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 19,057
Posted By toy4two
Re: Accelleration in the v8 vs v6

I thought Jeep was owned by an Italian company now :confused:

I just looked it up and they are in fact Italian majority owned. Well at least they are still 41.5% US owned and still make cars in...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-18-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,652
Posted By toy4two
Re: 2011 Jeep GC Surge/Shudder/ engine miss sensation

Now I know why all the auto shows let you test drive the V6, sounds like a deal breaker.

Just wait until Nov 2012 and trade it in for a V6 Turbo, it should out hustle the V8 and get better mileage...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-14-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 34,998
Posted By toy4two
Re: Major smoke out of exhaust

what you are describing is leaking valve stem seals. If a car sits for a long period of time and the vavle stems seals are worn oil drips past them and into the combustion chamber. When you start...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 01-06-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,248
Posted By toy4two
Re: 2011 Jeep Cherokee Overland stuck in 4th gear

Sounds like a lemon, if you need to go back one more time they have to buy it back by law. Good luck.
Forum: Diesel Powered 2012+ Export Grand Cherokee 01-05-2012, 11:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,003
Posted By toy4two
Cool Re: Test drove the 3.0L Diesel today!

what sort of improvement in MPG does the v6 turbo diesel over the V6 non-turbo gas/petrol version?

saw in Motor Trend the Diesel will get 28 MPG combined
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