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I don't know if this is the beginnings of midlife crisis shit, but I can't stop thinking about the Jeep Trackhawk!
I have a one year old Grand Cherokee, with only 3k miles on it, in perfect condition, with an awesome system in it...

There is something about a soccer mom suv that can accelerate about as fast as the average Porsche or Ferrari, that really does something for me.

I am already a very aggressive driver and this beast would add a ton of fuel to that... :blush:

It is a very loud vehicle, but I would still want a top notch SQ system in it, so it would require extensive sound deadening treatment and still not be optimal.

Am I out of my mind??
 

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You are out of your mind. :)

A friend had a Charger Hellcat and he got rid of it in less than 3 years as it was about to cost quite a bit of money on replacing some of the suspension parts that were considered wear items on a high performance car (control arms, etc). A lot of cars tried to race him...ALL...THE...TIME. He traded it in on a Ram truck.

For a commuter car, I want a Tesla Model 3 Performance, which is about as crazy as yours in terms of speed and need. :)
 

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Dave, I’d say go for it. I mean why not? If you have the cash then do it. I’m not a fan personally of Jeep but that thing is a monster and would be tons of fun. Maybe lease it in case you don’t like the gas mileage or get tires of all the people trying to race you....lol.
 

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YOLO!!

Do it...Do it...Do it! (Said in my best 12 yr old kid voice)

I’m a MOPAR freak myself, and would kiss Hilary Clinton on the mouth to own the Trackhawk.

I drive a lightly enhanced Ram, my daughter owns a crazily enhanced Jeep JK, and I’m buying my son a 392 Scatpack SRT Challenger in October.
 

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I say stay clear.. After all IT IS a Jeep. Just Empty Every Pocket... Lol
We got a hand me down from the Inlaws, Cherokee Sport with 45k on it. Always well maintained. By 90k it went to the Junkyard. Never beat on or off roaded. Rusted out everywhere, including frame, engine issues (4.0liter) rotted brake lines, ect. Our last inspection took 1300 worth of parts to pass (lucky we dont have emissions here or it would have been another 500) next year, frame rot sent it to the boneyard.
I jokingly tell everyone "You couldn't give me another Jeep"
"trail rated" but they wont fix anything damaged on a trail. SHM
But... thats just me. I know Jeep people are hardcore loyal, and I can appreciate that, too. to each his/her own.
 

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If you can truly afford it, then I say DO IT!!!!
Affording it and it being a good financial decision, in this case, are mutually exclusive! :laugh:

You are out of your mind. :)

A friend had a Charger Hellcat and he got rid of it in less than 3 years as it was about to cost quite a bit of money on replacing some of the suspension parts that were considered wear items on a high performance car (control arms, etc). A lot of cars tried to race him...ALL...THE...TIME. He traded it in on a Ram truck.

For a commuter car, I want a Tesla Model 3 Performance, which is about as crazy as yours in terms of speed and need. :)
I would be swapping out the suspension on it anyways and I do the work myself, so it's free labor at least. Shocks, springs, control arms, swaybars, endlinks, etc. would all need to be replaced as it sits way too high for my taste...
I am old school: I need the feel, sound and smell of gas! :p

This is about the right stance for me:


Dave, I’d say go for it. I mean why not? If you have the cash then do it. I’m not a fan personally of Jeep but that thing is a monster and would be tons of fun. Maybe lease it in case you don’t like the gas mileage or get tires of all the people trying to race you....lol.
Lol. I am a good candidate for vehicles with poor gas mileage and leasing, as I only drive 3-4k miles per year.



HEY, you guys are supposed to tell me what a horrible idea this is, and how it's too loud of a vehicle for a SQ build!! :laugh:
 

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YOLO!!

Do it...Do it...Do it! (Said in my best 12 yr old kid voice)

I’m a MOPAR freak myself, and would kiss Hilary Clinton on the mouth to own the Trackhawk.

I drive a lightly enhanced Ram, my daughter owns a crazily enhances Jeep, and I’m buying my son a 392 Scatpack Challenger in October.
I would kiss BILL Clinton for a TrackHawk. :uhoh:

I have loved Mopar since I moved to the US in the late 90s... I worked at a Jeep dealer for a year right after college and that is when I feel in love with Wranglers and Grand Cherokees.

I say stay clear.. After all IT IS a Jeep. Just Empty Every Pocket... Lol
We got a hand me down from the Inlaws, Cherokee Sport with 45k on it. Always well maintained. By 90k it went to the Junkyard. Never beat on or off roaded. Rusted out everywhere, including frame, engine issues (4.0liter) rotted brake lines, ect. Our last inspection took 1300 worth of parts to pass (lucky we dont have emissions here or it would have been another 500) next year, frame rot sent it to the boneyard.
I jokingly tell everyone "You couldn't give me another Jeep"
"trail rated" but they wont fix anything damaged on a trail. SHM
But... thats just me. I know Jeep people are hardcore loyal, and I can appreciate that, too. to each his/her own.
Honestly, this is my 8th Jeep product and I have had zero problems or complaints. They have always been my best vehicles... Strangely enough the Japanese cars I have owned have been my worst cars by far, oh, and that Mustang I had once. :mad:

But I realize everyone's experience is different with cars, and more importantly their perception of the car and experience is very different.
 

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Oh yes quickly buy it this weekend and with those springs and wheels please!! Just like in that picture!!
SOOOOO freakin tempting, right?! It would be between white and silver... My wife has no idea about these lustful thoughts I have been having. :eek: Lol

 

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Oh yes quickly buy it this weekend and with those springs and wheels please!! Just like in that picture!!
SOOOOO freakin tempting, right?! It would be between white and silver... My wife has no idea about these lustful thoughts I have been having. <img src="http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/images/smilies/eek.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Surprised" class="inlineimg" /> Lol

Do they make them in this grey color? My personal favorite for the Challenger (Destroyer Grey). My son wants blue though... 😞
 

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SOOOOO freakin tempting, right?! It would be between white and silver... My wife has no idea about these lustful thoughts I have been having. :eek: Lol

White gets my vote, then. I've always favored a white/black theme ...or better yet, all black.
 

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Do they make them in this grey color? My personal favorite for the Challenger (Destroyer Grey). My son wants blue though... 😞
I know it's available on special order, but I have never seen it on a Jeep lot... It looks cool.
 

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White gets my vote, then. I've always favored a white/black theme ...or better yet, all black.
I agree about the white and black.

I will never own an all black car though... I am super ocd about keeping the paint looking clean with no swirls or scratches and black is just too damn difficult.
 

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SOOOOO freakin tempting, right?! It would be between white and silver... My wife has no idea about these lustful thoughts I have been having. :eek: Lol

Just take her to the purse shop, tell her she can have any new purse she wants and you're getting an suv!!
 

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I agree about the white and black.

I will never own an all black car though... I am super ocd about keeping the paint looking clean with no swirls or scratches and black is just too damn difficult.
Good point. That stuff would drive me nuts too. I've owned several white vehicles, but never black. They can be soooooo nice to look at though.
 

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I say don't do it especially if you have a long commute. The extra noise will drive you nuts and the extra power will get you in trouble. On a 1 hour commute the difference between driving like a nut in the fast lane and swerving all over the place and just driving with the flow at normal speeds is like 5 minutes and a whole lot less stress. As soon as you hit traffic or a red light you lose everything you think you gained and all for just a few minutes.
 
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