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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 10-04-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Note to self. Launching on a slightly wet road with RIPP supercharger equals going sideways in the middle of the road. Had an ohhh crud moment this morning. Trying to do a 0-60 launch, road was...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-20-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Dguth
Re: Kooks Catback exhaust feedback

Thanks. Is the drone only when MDS kicks in or do you have that tuned out?


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Dguth
Kooks Catback exhaust feedback

Looking at different exhausts and contemplating the Kooks Catback exhaust setup to compliment my a RIPP kit. Will a catback setup improve performance or is it really just a cosmetic improvement to...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 09-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dguth
Re: Drivetrain "clunk" noise - 2014 wk2 srt

I'm going to try that. Wish me luck. Took it into the dealer for the downshift clunk from 6th to 5th. They diagnosed it as a tear that was in one of the rear differential mounts. They ordered a new...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 09-18-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Nice!! Who won between you and the corvette?


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-12-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,322
Posted By Dguth
Re: My GC SRT14 vs. 2014 BMW X5

You need to get yours supercharged, then take him.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-11-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,100
Posted By Dguth
Re: Australian SRT issues

I had clunk in downshift from 6 to 5th. Dealer diagnosed it as a loose mount on the rear diff. Ordered new mount to be fixed next week.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 09-05-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,358
Posted By Dguth
Re: :headbang: Build Thread :headbang:

Looks good!


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 09-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Dguth
Re: RIPP Supercharger rev limit question

Good run! I'm still adjusting my Bypass valve with the new spring I received. Would you mind telling me how many threads on your valve are showing above the nut?


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 09-01-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Dguth
Re: RIPP Supercharger rev limit question

Shifts did a lot better this morning. Perhaps transmission is still learning new shift patterns. Didn't seem to hit the rev limiter. Pulled a 3.6 0-60 in my same run spot. Just keeps getting better!...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-31-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Dguth
Re: RIPP Supercharger rev limit question

Thanks. Mine is definitely hitting the rev limit. The new tune didn't seem to make a difference. I'll contact them next week.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-30-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Dguth
RIPP Supercharger rev limit question

Hey guys, for those that have the RIPP kit. Do you notice when launching 1st gear goes up to about 6500 rprm. I've loaded the new tune from them but it still almost seems it's revving to high and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 08-22-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,422
Posted By Dguth
Re: Drivetrain "clunk" noise - 2014 wk2 srt

Let me know what the verdict is on this. Mine never used to make the clunk noise but now does mainly from 6 to 5 shift. My dealer had to replace rear drive shaft and transfer case a month ago due to...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-17-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dguth
Re: 14StormTrooper & JVM S/C Installs

Probably right. I went ahead and drained and refilled my oil just to make sure it was working right. I'm sort of OCDish. Anyway, these things DO NOT take 4 ounces of oil as instructions state. I put...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dguth
Re: 14StormTrooper & JVM S/C Installs

Good to hear. For some reason they put that extension on mine but it must have come with it. Will ask the guys at RIPP if the extension is necessary or what purpose it serves.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-17-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

It's not bad at all on mine, hardly even noticeable. You'll hear a little when at idle and the air conditioner puts a little load on it. While driving, only thing you hear is the bypass valve when...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-16-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dguth
Re: 14StormTrooper & JVM S/C Installs

My assumption it was the breather plug with the vent brass fitting on top. Now I'm confused as I've looked at several pictures and don't see this additional bolt sticking out. My mechanic put it on...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dguth
Re: 14StormTrooper & JVM S/C Installs

Just for comparison sake. I've attached two videos. One is of just me turning the pulley on the unit with the belt off. This sound is normal- just hearing the rotation of the blades/gears. The 2nd...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-16-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dguth
Re: 14StormTrooper & JVM S/C Installs

Thanks RIPP for the quick response! I swear I spent most of the morning tightening/loosening the bypass valve screw trying to get a balance of sound. Glad to hear your on it and look forward to the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-14-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

I had the battery disconnected the entire time I did the install. So it's technically relearning now I assume.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-14-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,040
Posted By Dguth
Re: 14StormTrooper & JVM S/C Installs

Nice!! Will be interested to see how you guys set your bypass valve. Mine came with the Black Vortech Max valve. If it's too closed it makes an incredibly loud whistling noise when letting off the...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-14-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Quick update on my kit. Got the new radiator from the dealer. Somehow I did put a hole in mine when either removing it or putting it back in. That was a $480 dollar mistake. That's what I get for...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-11-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Thanks guys. Will check with dealer this morning on how quick I can order one. In the meantime, here's pictures of it together and with the black intercooler.
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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Ran into some problems. Had everything done today and buttoned up, just refilling the coolant. What would you know it the da$&m radiator starts leaking. WTF!! All we did was lift it out and put it...
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 08-10-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Dguth
Re: can the 2014 be tuned

Tune and then unplug it.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-09-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

We started about 7:00. My friend who is a mechanic on Long Island drive to PA to help me with the project. We should be finished by noon tomorrow. Took us about three hours to get everything apart....
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Well, we got everything taken apart. Ran into a little snag on drilling the crank. Need a 12mm allen key, Home Depot and Lowes only carry up to 10mm. Guess I'll have to go to Auto Zone or somewhere...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-09-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Looks good and glad to hear you finally got yours. Mine is getting installed today. Mechanic friend of mine and I are doing the install ourselves. Let you know how that goes and take pictures.

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Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 08-06-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Dguth
Re: can the 2014 be tuned

Doesn't affect any drive ability. I have Injen CAI and Fastman throttlebody as my only current mods along with the canned toon.

RIPP supercharger kit sitting in my garage, so all that goes away...
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 08-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By Dguth
Re: can the 2014 be tuned

I've got the Diablo canned 93 tune running on my 2014 Jeep. It's not impressive but does improve my 0-60 times about 2 tenths. The Diablo tune, I'm between 4.1 to 4.3 seconds on a good day compare...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-06-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dguth
Re: My RIPP supercharger experience.

Got mine yesterday. They said 8 kits were being shipped out this week. They respond a lot better when you call them directly. Someone always picks up and can give you an accurate update of what's...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-05-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

It has arrived!! Can't wait to install.

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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-01-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Just called RIPP. Mine is boxed up and shipping out on Monday.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Awesome. Get it installed.


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Forum: Engine Performance/Intakes and Exhausts/Superchargers/Turbos 08-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,883
Posted By Dguth
Re: 7 RIPP Kits running soundly

Anybody get their kits yet with new brackets? Still waiting for a call to ship mine.


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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-31-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,586
Posted By Dguth
Re: Holy Schitt - RR SVR Ring in 8:14

I have the Diablo 93 canned tune loaded on my 14. I just loaded back to stock while the dealer updated all the PCM, TCM and body control modules. Should I be concerned about loading the Diablo tune...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-28-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Dguth
Re: 2012 Jeep SRT8 - Loud clicking noise when going downhill

Dealer found the problem today. Clicking is coming from transfer case. They ordered a new one to be installed tomorrow.


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Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 07-28-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By Dguth
Re: 2012 Jeep SRT8 - Loud clicking noise when going downhill

Any recommendation on how I could visually inspect to see if this is the cause?


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Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Dguth
Re: Max Steel at Carlisle Mopar Day

Yes. Black chrome. Good color combination with that color.


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Forum: WK2 SRT Showoff 07-27-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By Dguth
Max Steel at Carlisle Mopar Day

Here's a couple picks of mine getting I clean and showing it at Carlisle's Mopar Day in PA.

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