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Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 07-03-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By jim383
MPG Test ON 87/89/91 Gas ON MY 2015 V6 Limited.

I did a couple tank fulls on 87/89/91 gas and they were all intown driving i do every day. The weather here in so CA has been in the 90s in june so the test were all real close. The test were done...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 06-19-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By jim383
6/18/15 Results @ Irwindale CA.

Well the DA were the worst i have ran in and the times show it lol. This is my 2015 cherokee 3.2 V6 BONE STOCK with 91 octane. The 2015 is .35 and 2.1 mph faster than my 2014 cherokee was at the same...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 05-11-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,153
Posted By jim383
Re: 6 Flashes and 1 RO1 Done 3/26/15.

Thanks and yes this now i can show the wife because she cant tell any diff lol.
Mine after the flashes only down shifts to 3rd and stays there till it i stop and then after 3 seconds it will go into...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-15-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,153
Posted By jim383
Re: 6 Flashes and 1 RO1 Done 3/26/15.

After 1400 miles of the same driving i do every day intown and some freeway i called chrysler and lodged my feelings on the recall on the snap ring and the tcm and pcm reflashes. I told them all the...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 04-03-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,197
Posted By jim383
Re: R01 post update problems. anyone else?

I am not happy with the pcm/tcm flash in my 14 TH. When i come to a stop it takes at least 3 sec to get into 1st gear and if i dont wait that long it will still be in 3rd gear and if i go sometimes i...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 03-30-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,153
Posted By jim383
Re: 6 Flashes and 1 RO1 Done 3/26/15.

Ok the flashes seemed to work out ok ACCEPT for the tranny flash in auto mode. The shifts come earlier than b4 as the 1/2 shift was at 10 mph now its at 8 mph and the 2/3 shift was 20 mph now its at...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-22-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By jim383
Re: 0-60 time with these settings

Ok i converted your weather to our weather and heres the total altitude. Heres is your converted to ours. Altitude 3400 temp 31 pressure 30.05 humidity 88 now the converter changes the pressure to...
Forum: Tuners/CMR/Dyno/Datalogging/Gauges 02-28-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By jim383
Re: My 3 different Tunes experience

You may want to try JerseyBoy@stage6 or Johan to see how they compare. We have a few that run Johan and also JerseyBoy tunes in our group. These tuners are over at the
cherokeesrt8.com/ site.
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 02-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By jim383
2/26/15 Irwindale Results + P/B

The weather was ok but with damp air. I managed to meet my goal getting into the 9.90s in the 1/8 mile with this little V6 cherokee TH the 2nd time out. The only changed i made was running 89 octane...
Forum: 2014+ Cherokee-KL 01-28-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By jim383
Re: Looking for a cherokee for my mom what have you guys and gals paid?how much below

On a 15 if they give you 1% below invoice they will take that away on your trade in. Get your trade in out of the way 1st and then hag on the new 15 that way they cant cut your trade in lol.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-21-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,097
Posted By jim383
Re: Dyno Results & Tuning and New CHE Intake

Hey we all make mistakes and we learn from them as i have many times. My 2014 jeep cherokee 9 speed has the 5th gear 1 to 1 and 6,7,8,9th are all over drive.
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 12-11-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,006
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: 78
Views: 8,665
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: 1,289
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: 1,289
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: 16
Views: 2,666
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: 1,374
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: 1,289
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: 1,289
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: 78
Views: 8,665
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: 1,057
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
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: 1,770
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: 1,960
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: 1,659
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: 1,659
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: 763
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: 763
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: 3,706
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: 814
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: 3,706
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: 3,706
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: 3,876
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: 671
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: 6,495
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.


TEMPS........66/63/30.27 WATER GRAINS 54...
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