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Old 04-04-2008, 01:18 PM   #71
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I'd do it for fun...In all honesty who actually gives a shit about the Jeep anyway?
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Old 04-04-2008, 01:28 PM   #72
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Again if you want to show the true handling of a car, then run at a TRUE road course, not one set up with cones in a parking lot... Some examples: Laguna Seca, Road America, even Grattan Raceway in Western Michigan. Then I would like to see you bet your slips...

we weren't talking abot road courses...and since when does auto-x not show the true handling of a car. there are some incredibly technical tracks.
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Tonight I went to Pageland Jefferson Drag Strip in SC. I was having traction issues all night long, I pulled my abs fuse and tried to dial in my launch. So anyways on my 3rd run I lined up beside a new Jeep Grand Cherokee, I was thinking this would be a fairly easy race to win. Nope, this jeep literally blew my doors off. I've been spinning half way down the track getting terrible times (low 10's in the 1/8). He goes and lays down a 8.17, I was a little bit embarrassed. I mean this is a 5-6 thousand pound SUV handing me my ass.
Yeah, this thread started as Auto X, you are correct...
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Old 04-04-2008, 05:00 PM   #74
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the debate over the SRT8GC and SVTf started over an auto x discussion...
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Actually, if you read the post from the start, it is about someone racing a Jeep Grand Cherokee, and then we gather it was probably an SRT-8, then someone makes a comment about smoking it in the twisties, and that gets shot down. Then the thread finaly moves to Auto X. It started as a drag talk, and it jumped to Auto X, because that is the only place an SVT focus would have a chance, sorry, but it's true...
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thats what i said! it is the only place. very few SVTfs could take down an SRT8GC in the straights.
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I like that jeep in all honesty on the outside, the front fascia is awesome! I don't dig the interior too much though...I always like debates like this because people get so into them!!

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the debate over the SRT8GC and SVTf started over an auto x discussion...
You said it started as that, if you are going to be picky, be correct...
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