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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-13-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,228
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: 225
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: 382
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: 185
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: 691
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: 398
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: 27
Views: 1,451
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: 1,501
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: 1,713
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: 982
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: 982
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: 438
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: 229
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: 379
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: 565
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: 565
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: 407
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: 798
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: 232
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: 232
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: 366
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: 56
Views: 7,177
Posted By jim383
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-28-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
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...
Forum: Interior/Exterior/Visual 12-28-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By jim383
Re: Tires

There 32.4 inches tall and the stock tires are 30.5 inches tall so they may not fit and the tread width is only 9 inches wide and the stock tires are 11.5 inches wide.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-26-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
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: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 12-21-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By jim383
Re: Trinity Issues?

Has anyone tried the B&G tuned pcm or had B&G flash there stock pcm to see if there having any problems? I have been to the challenger and charger sites when B&G 1ST CAME OUT WITH THERES AND THEY HAD...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-18-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By jim383
New Race Date 1/23/14 IRWINDALE CA.

Ok heres our new make up race date to T&T our jeeps and see if we can set new P/B and class records for jeeps at IRWINDALE RACEWAY. All are welcome to join in to race the WK1
& WK2 JEEPS. The...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-14-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By jim383
Re: First trip to the drag strip

Nice time and you should be in the 12.90s with some more runs. Next time out remove the stock air cleaner as it helped my 2012 .07 and 1.1 mph. This also helps lean down the stock rich tune. If you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-06-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By jim383
Re: How to reset 0-60 evic

I told you guys if you want to lower your 0/60 just water down a spot and launch as hard as you can to get thoses wheels spining lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-05-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By jim383
Re: PZero tire wear.

Remember guys the 3 season tires wear rating is 220 and the all season is 520.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-04-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,269
Posted By jim383
Re: PZero tire wear.

After 22,000 miles i have 4/32 left on my 3 SEASON TIRES. Next set will have a rubber compond in the 300/400 range lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-02-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,231
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 Jeep SRT Diablo Trinity...first impressions!

You can run some decent times bone stock like im doing or modded with a stock tune. We only have 1/8 mile in SO CA so to get 1/4 mile we have to convert our 1/8 to 1/4 and beieve me its right on as...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-02-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,231
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 Jeep SRT Diablo Trinity...first impressions!

John i just pulled up some times on the racing calulator and heres what they are. 3.5 0/60. = 7.60 1/8 = 11.94 1/4 and in -DA weather who knows what the 14 with a canned tune are going to turn out....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-01-2013, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,231
Posted By jim383
Re: 2014 Jeep SRT Diablo Trinity...first impressions!

Well Scott you no if you really spin the tires the speedo will spool up and as soon as it hits 6200 its will shift to second and you may of only moved 10 ft lol. Now if the tires hooked then i might...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT8 - WK 11-28-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,229
Posted By jim383
Re: Modding for Beginners - Bolt On Performance Mods

when i had my 07 for 5.5 yr i just had 2 mods of GSM CAI and CMR DYNO TUNE with a race wt of 5190 lbs and in SO CA we dont get the dry -DA in the winter months. I managed to run the 1/8 mile in the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-28-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,222
Posted By jim383
Re: 30 degree launch...3.8sec

Launching off the line is where your 60' times come in as a good launch with a bone stock or even with a tune and couple bolt on mods is 1.75 to 1.80. You get those times at the track then you no...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By jim383
Re: Radiator hose leak!

My rad hose support doesnt look like the 1 in the picture. Mine has 2 prongs that pushes into the clip support and it locks them in and the only way to get the prongs out is push them together and...
Forum: Trouble Shooting/Problems/Service 11-26-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 945
Posted By jim383
Re: Radiator hose leak!

Now thats weird as my 2012 early build (12 / 2011) already has that hose support as theres a peace molded on top of the fan shroud that the black hose support snaps into.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-25-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By jim383
Re: Jeep felt like a rocket this AM

LOL enjoy it as summers around the corner. It was cold here also this morning at 7am it was 56 degrees in SO CA lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 11-21-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,401
Posted By jim383
Re: 14 tuning now available!

Now we no that the 2012 stock tunes pull timing on 91 gas so im guessing the 2014 do also. With the canned or custom tunes now ready for the 2014 theres going to be a lot of dataloging to get the...
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