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Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-18-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By BostonDMD
Who said our beasts can't power slide?.....

Just having fun in the snow.....

https://vimeo.com/84494762
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-12-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Super Impressed w Snow Handling

Sometimes you are better off in not knowing.......:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-10-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Super Impressed w Snow Handling

The only way to drive the beast in the snow is with the traction off.... at a minimum.

For extra excitement, put it on track mode and hold the traction botton off for a few seconds and off you...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-08-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Any new SRT track videos?

Cool!

I look forward to the video....:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-07-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Any new SRT track videos?

Ok then......

If anyone wants to take theirs on a track in the east coast and is in need of an instructor who has run a SRT on a track before, pm me.......
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-02-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 431
Posted By BostonDMD
Any new SRT track videos?

Sorry guys, I haven't been around for a while.....

Has anyone posted any SRT track videos?

I'm interested to know (and watch) how the new beast compares to the 2012 MY in a track...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-18-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Suddenly corded tire....

Since I use snow tires in the winter season, I am guessing the OEM Pirelli tires had no more than 20K on them...... a couple of track days on top of that, but that's all....

A.V. you nailed...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 10-17-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By BostonDMD
Suddenly corded tire....

anyone else experience it?

Right rear tire corded (rubber came off to the metallic core) while trailering the race car back from Watkins Glen. When I changed the tire, it was still full of...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-14-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

Holy cow......:)

I am going to have to get in touch with you for advice then......:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-14-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

Sorry to hear about your 2012, the '14 is probably going to be easier to drive fast.....

Post some videos.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-14-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

Beautiful!

I ordered an ice silver hatch.
I love the WRB, but since I am not a spring chicken anymore, I went with a more sedate color that also would not catch my patient's eye in the parking...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-14-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

RecDog, i was in track mode, traction control completely off (hold button in for 5 sec. while in track mode) and paddle shifting......

Give it a try......Loads of fun.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-14-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

Thanks......

It was a lotus elise, a wonderful track car that can really carve up the corners, if properly driven of course......:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-11-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

More gas, less brake......:D

In a couple of weeks will be racing at Thunderbolt in NJ then instructing at Lime Rock in September and Watkins Glen in October.....

I can't believe the power that...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-11-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: My SRT is getting a little brother.......

Thanks Scott!

Gnasty, with all due respect, my SRT has "hammered" more tracks in 18 months than 99% of any SRTs will ever see in their life time....... here are some examples......
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 08-10-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By BostonDMD
My SRT is getting a little brother.......

2014 Subaru WRX Sti coming in September/October.......

Totally a fun AWD track toy, that could be used in the summer track days (while instructing) or on winter snowdrift/rally event.....
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 07-14-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By BostonDMD
Convertible M6 owner realized yesterday that our beasts.........

are quick......

I followed him thru his accelerations on the free way ramp and some traffic.

Always stayed 2 car lengths behind him no matter how hard he tried to get away, but never attempted...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-19-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

I didn't have a problem using mine close to 2 years of taking delivery of my vehicle (2012)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-08-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By BostonDMD
SRT Experience review.....

I recently participated in the event at NHMS.

Pros. If you have never driven on a track before it is a good first experience.
It gives you a chance to check out the SRT line up:
...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-08-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

Here is part of the lineup.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-07-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

The Viper would have not beat the Jeep in today's conditions anyway.....

They said they will add 2 of them to the program in the near future.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-07-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......update and review

Just got back from it.

Rained all day.....

Bottom line is that you have never driven on a track before it is a good first experience.....

The value that I got out of it is that I drove the...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-06-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

Weather update for tomorrow's event is 90% rain........

Anyone done one of these in the rain?

My hope is that with possibly less people showing up we will have more track time.....:thumbsup:...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 06-04-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

70% chance of rain during my upcoming track experience on Friday......

Now I think I will really enjoy it! A little drifting is always good......
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-21-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

Very cool Mark, thanks......
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-21-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience June 7th.......

PhillySRT and MJW930, thanks for your inputs.

I am taking my contour camera and hopefully get some footage of the event.

Also, I will try very hard to be on my best behavior and will refrain...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 05-20-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,076
Posted By BostonDMD
SRT Experience June 7th.......

at NHMS, anyone else going?

From those who have participated to an SRT Exp. before, what reccomandations do you have to fully enjoy the day?

Was your experience worth it?

TIA
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-22-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By BostonDMD
Anyone track a '13 or '14 yet?......

Interested in your comments on how it handled on track.....

Did you take the traction control off?

A video would be a plus.......

I'll be at the SRT Experience in June, hopefully they will...
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-05-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,808
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Looking to Buy SRT Track Experience

Please let me know when you have a chance and have a great time, the Glen is one of the best tracks in America!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 04-05-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,808
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Looking to Buy SRT Track Experience

You are flying into Watkins Glen? When did you get your pilot's license?:)
$200 round trip? Get out.........
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-26-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,808
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Looking to Buy SRT Track Experience

With all due respect to the SRT Experience, I don't think it is worth a 400 mile drive....... hence NHMS.......

I will be racing the Glen in June in my racecar.....

Enjoy!
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-22-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT Experience

Just rip those SRTs up and get it all on video......that is what I am planning to do.....:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-22-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,808
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: Looking to Buy SRT Track Experience

QuickOne, are you coming to NHMS in June?

Come on, you need a little competition....:)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 03-07-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,028
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: 90k 2013 SRT8

No offense, but for 90K I would buy a 911 with PDK.....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-12-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,244
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: trade in value

My dealer is offering 47k on mine and I have 22,000 miles on it....
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-11-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: which Fuel for srt8?

100 octane at the track......
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-05-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: 2013 SRT Track Experience schedule released!

I am also signed up for June 7th at NHMS...... see you there.....:thumbsup:
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-04-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,329
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: So....just how fast you think this new 14' Jeep SRT really is?

Second that...... (the statement about fun,{ I would say awesome}, DD):)
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 02-04-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,329
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: So....just how fast you think this new 14' Jeep SRT really is?

I will probably be banned for this....... but.......

Although the 2014 may be one of the fastest SUVs out there, keep in mind it is still a truck and not an agile corner carving sports car..........
Forum: Grand Cherokee SRT - WK2 01-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By BostonDMD
Re: SRT 8 phone support line.....

Nahhh, I will just check the 2014 up close as soon as you get yours!;)

Time to plan for another track event.......:thumbsup:
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