Comander 3.7 compatibility with Liberty 3.7? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Grand Cherokee & Commander Forums > WK Grand Cherokee & XK Commander Forum > Comander 3.7 compatibility with Liberty 3.7?

FS: Jeep Fog Light LED Bulbs! Several Brightness Options! Clayton Off Road JK Short Arm Suspension Kits~Artec JK 1 TON SWAP~

Reply
Unread 11-09-2006, 10:48 AM   #1
homeinvader
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Los Angeles
Posts: 2
Comander 3.7 compatibility with Liberty 3.7?

There's a lack of V6 Commander performance parts out there and I'm wondering for such things as throttle bodies, Throttle body spacers, cold air intakes, etc, is there compatibility with the Liberty 3.7? The Liberty has been out long enough that all of these things exist for it, so would they work on a Commander V6?

homeinvader is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2006, 11:14 AM   #2
nierace
Registered User
2003 WJ 
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: CT
Posts: 8,242
I think the reason for that is because if you wanted performance you weren't going to buy a 5,000 Commander with a 210hp engine

I don't think you're going to see much stuff in the way of performance specifically for Commanders as theres a limited amount of them and they probably aren't going to be produced for much longer...

If you're looking for something like a exhaust or what not you could always just go to a local exhaust shop and have them fab something up for you...
__________________
Nickerdoodle
03 WJ 4.7 242HD Kolak/IRO 5" Clayton LA's
35" BFGoodrich KM2
sira4x4.net North East Offroad Club
www.carolinadriveline.com
www.ironrockoffroad.com
kolak@aol.com
nierace is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 11-09-2006, 03:19 PM   #3
Intrepidjeep
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Posts: 355
The stock equipment has a decent flow rate, so with mods the only benefit for the V6 would be at the top of the RPM range at wide-open throttle. Anything less and the stock components can perform just as well.

But how frequently do you accelerate with wide-open-throttle all the way to redline? Even then, you don't know if there's a benefit without dyno'ing it, since the benefit would probably be very few horsepower, if any.

Anyone who has done a lot of mods while using a dyno to test the real results can tell you that any mod may have no effect at all, or can actually reduce power -- regardless of what the seat-of-the-pants impression is.

And even if you did gain the benefit, you'd have to put up with increased exhaust drone in the cabin all the time for a benefit that you'd only have on rare occasions of maximum acceleration to redline.

You really have the best combination of performance and cabin quietness that the engineers could come up with for a V6. I would enjoy it as it is.
__________________
-- Marcus
Cape Canaveral, Florida
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.7L
2005 Dodge Durango SLT 4.7L

Last edited by Intrepidjeep; 11-09-2006 at 03:45 PM..
Intrepidjeep is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.