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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 11-10-2012, 01:06 PM Thread Starter
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Hello all.

Just picked up a 2007 Grand Cherokee SRT8
Steel Blue Metallic
48,XXX miles
Navi system
Power sunroof
Electronic Infotainment system
SRT Option Group 1
K&N cold air
BB Tri Flow cat back

I'm new to the SRT8 world but not new to performance vehicles.

I've been racing for almost 20 years - below are the fun cars.
97 Firebird nitroused
96 Trans Am
72 Chevelle
98 C5
00 C5

Hope to learn a bunch here and meet some people.

BTW, the firebird got into High Performance Pontiac (cover and 3 page article), GM High Tech (3 times) and Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords (camaro and firebird vs. mustang shootout)

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Welcome to the site. Sounds like you got a nice stable of rides. We like lots of pics around here, so dont be shy. post em up.

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Pics pics pics!!! Please. Great stable. You will love this site

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Welcome to the forum. NIce little stable you have!

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Tons of great info about our platform here, days and days of reading
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Welcome to the forum and congratulations!

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Welcome & Congrats!
You'll love the Jeep.
Post some pics of the other rides.
Lets see the Firebird also.

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PB: 60ft... 1.539 - 1/8 Mile... 7.408 @ 91.27 - 1/4 mile... 11.726 @ 115.18
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Thanks everyone!

Looks like a great site - lots of info for me to learn.

The bird was the main race car - it had just under 1300 passes - mostly at Englishtown Raceway Park in Jersey
1997 firebird V6
Nitrous et: 12.168 spinning & 110.95 mph
N/A 13.746 & 96.38 mph

The 12.168 was done with 3:23's, 3200 Pro Yank and a 120 dry shot.

I added 4:10's, 4200 Pro Yank and a 100 wet shot and just spun to 1.58 60 ft's and 12.1's again - I never could figure out the right suspension to hook.

It was quite light - best of 2720 w/o driver.

Here are some pic's:

Purging w/ my chevelle in the back ground
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All business
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Cover shot
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First time pulling a tire off the ground and I was N/A that day.

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2007 Grand Cherokee SRT8
ET - 12.734
MPH - 106.16
2013 Challenger SRT8 PCP
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Welcome from Caldwell and congrats on the new ride!

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