SRT8 Front End Conversion - JeepForum.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 12-08-2013, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
helmholtzwatson
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: NYC
Posts: 1
SRT8 Front End Conversion

Hi, all

I just got rid of my trusty 04 Cadillac CTS and am looking into getting a Grand Cherokee. I'd like to know if it's possible to swap out the front bumper from the Cherokee to make it look like the SRT8. I just love the more aggressive look of the SRT8 but don't have the coin to drop on it nor do i want a car that only gives you 12mpg in the city. Any tips on how to go about doing this would be greatly appreciated. I'd would like to make all the appearance mods of the SRT8 on to the regular body Cherokee including the side rocker moldings and anything else (no need for exhaust).

I did almost the same thing with my 04 CTS and made it look like a CTS-V. Did the front and rear bumper, fog lights, grille and rocker moldings and it wasn't all that expensive. I think i spent less than 2k on the parts then whatever it cost to paint it.

Are there any writeups on these forums on how to make this conversion and the part differences between the SRT8 and the base models? I couldn't find anything on the search. The Cadillac forums i used to visit had tons of that kind of stuff and was very helpful.

Thank you all in advance!

helmholtzwatson is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 12-10-2013, 06:01 AM
BigNunz6
Registered User
2015 WK 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Brooklyn
Posts: 375
Just to let you know, I have a 2012 GC 6cyl and do 99% driving in NYC and never see better than 12mpg. Yes there are some that claim a lot higher mpg but I have never seen better than 13 on any Jeep I've owned, NYC driving. Not sure what you expect...GL

If you like it, buy it!!!!
BigNunz6 is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 12-10-2013, 07:00 AM
Jackal01
Moderator
 
Jackal01's Avatar
2011 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 2,277
I am unsure on what year you are looking at but someone on here did this to a 2011-2013 model. Try the search function. It should yield some results for you.
Jackal01 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome