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Old 02-26-2013, 02:34 PM
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Time to add a Jeep

I am the current VCA pres in the Central Texas Region so I do have Vipers, SRT10 Ram, etc...

Viper has Heffner Twins and N2O and the SRT Ram has a Paxton on it... I like power, but these are not daily drivers.

I recently sold my Ram 2500 Cummins work truck (own a construction company) and realized I never really towed anything or utilized teh bed much at all to need a replacment truck.

So I am thinking on a Jepp SRT8 as a daily. Looking hard at the 2014 with new tranny and dash, but am open to older models as well.

Is there a big reason to stick with a 2010 over a 2014?
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:41 PM
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I never thought the wk2 looked good, but saw a alpine yesterday at the dealer and I'm in love with it! If money isn't a problem go for the 2014.

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The alpine is killer! That is what I was looking at before the release of the 2014 specs came out. They will offer a 2014 in white as well but not alpine package.

Can always wrap in at XPEL in thier matte wrap for a cool effect

Is the 2013 any better than the 2010? The 2014 has too many new parts to really have a feel for it yet, anyone know this transmission they are using? Will it stand up with launch mode?
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What part of central Texas are you from? Do you ever race out at Texas World Speedway? As for the WK1 vs. WK2, depends on what you want to do to it in the future. IMO WK1 is setup better for the track from factory than the WK2. WK2 is more luxorious than the WK1.
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What part of central Texas are you from? Do you ever race out at Texas World Speedway? As for the WK1 vs. WK2, depends on what you want to do to it in the future. IMO WK1 is setup better for the track from factory than the WK2. WK2 is more luxorious than the WK1.
I'm in San Antonio, but get to College Station quite a bit as I have family there.

Been to TWS several times when I had a track Viper but the TT GTS does not do so well on a road course, it is street all the way with occasional Texas Mile....

As for the Jeep it would be my daily driver so other than headers and exhaust I MAYBE would try and do heads and cam. That would be about it to keep it 100% reliable.
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Not much aftermarket for the wk2 yet. 2012 is tunable but nothing for '13 or'14 . Yet. They are definately more luxurious than the wk1. I just love the aggresive look of the older ones.
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Not much aftermarket for the wk2 yet. 2012 is tunable but nothing for '13 or'14 . Yet. They are definately more luxurious than the wk1. I just love the aggresive look of the older ones.

Totally agree! The aggressive look of the WK1s is where I'm at
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I'm in San Antonio, but get to College Station quite a bit as I have family there.

Been to TWS several times when I had a track Viper but the TT GTS does not do so well on a road course, it is street all the way with occasional Texas Mile....
Nice! Well TWS now does 1/8 mile drag racing in the pit lane:

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Nice! Well TWS now does 1/8 mile drag racing in the pit lane:

Jeep SRT8 vs. Corvette (Round 2) - YouTube

I'm guessing that was you beating the Corvette Nice run!
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