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Unread 03-11-2010, 05:50 PM   #16
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I smoked up an X5 4.4 with my 6.0 2500HD a few years back to 98 when my rev limiter kicked in. I've lost to a 5.9 GC limited so i can only imagine what an SRT8 would do. I say SRT8 hands down.

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Unread 03-11-2010, 09:37 PM   #17
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the true match up is between the srt8 and the BMW X5M.
holy hell!! i cant believe that BMW runs a 12.5 1/4 mile


but then again its got 555 horsepower

i think the bmw x5m has it
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Unread 03-11-2010, 09:39 PM   #18
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YouTube - BMW X5M Launch control


LOL look at the driver of the bmw pos!
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Unread 03-11-2010, 09:42 PM   #19
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and now:
YouTube - Jeep SRT-8 426 Whipple LAUNCH!
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Unread 03-11-2010, 09:43 PM   #20
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That "POS" runs $92k base and will shred most off the lot vehicles
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Unread 03-12-2010, 09:48 AM   #21
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That "POS" runs $92k base and will shred most off the lot vehicles
Well for 92K it should f******* be able to sprout wings and fly to the moon. I am not impressed.
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Unread 04-03-2010, 09:24 AM   #22
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that "POS" deserves that title, jeep grand cherokee is cheaper, with the extra money it could kill the x5
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Unread 04-03-2010, 11:42 AM   #23
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The X5M Might have it on paper, but it's so freaking ugly. The SRT8 has been my favorite SUV, just from a stance to overall aggressive look for years. Even if the X5M won, it still looks god awful.
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Unread 04-04-2010, 01:26 AM   #24
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No need to guess.....SRT8 wins...fact. My brother has confirmed this many times in his Jeep.
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Unread 04-04-2010, 02:40 AM   #25
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my favorite GC Launch to date...
YouTube - Drag Strip Run Jeep 5.9

looks like he has tweaked it more...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAiyAoPVlNU

I wish I could find a better video, but I remember catching this on speed a few months back during some weekend marathon.
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Unread 04-04-2010, 01:01 PM   #26
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my favorite GC Launch to date...
YouTube - Drag Strip Run Jeep 5.9

looks like he has tweaked it more...
YouTube - Zmax Dragway 5-3-09

I wish I could find a better video, but I remember catching this on speed a few months back during some weekend marathon.
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That is pretty bad a$$....great sound. Sleeper all the way.
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Unread 11-29-2010, 01:18 PM   #27
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they both are great vehicles.
but if i wanted more speed on the road i would definitely go with srt8 over x5.
i think srt8 can be alot more agressive than x5.
but then again. if i wanted luxury then i would go for x5
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Unread 04-18-2011, 05:29 AM   #28
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No need to guess.....SRT8 wins...fact. My brother has confirmed this many times in his Jeep.
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what he said. I can confirm that (except for the M version) the SRT will not have a problem with any of the X5 or X6 BMWs. I have them try all the time. I have not run up against an M version, but I wouldn't waste the 4 gallons of gas it would take to find out what I already know.
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Unread 04-18-2011, 07:46 PM   #29
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The first 1/8, esp. the launch, is great with the GC-SRT8. It is the most "idiot" proof vehicle to launch with; dry, wet or snow (turn off 90% TC). I have enjoyed mine. They surprise many folks who think it is just a soceer-mom SUV with shiny wheels!

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Unread 06-27-2011, 03:13 PM   #30
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I own a 06 SRT-8 and haven't lost to any BMW X5's so far. Either across the intersection or streatched out quite a distance. Mine is stock with just a K&N.
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