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I would have posted something sooner, but I just haven't had the time. Some of these are confirmed and some are speculative at best.

1. The Hemi 6.4 is rumored to have MDS, VVT, and will be using the heads from the current generation 5.7 Eagle engine due to better flow numbers.

2. An all new Durango will be introduced.

3. Beginning with the 2011 MY, the Grand Cherokee will have Absorbed Glass Mat batteries. It uses a boron-silicate glass mat, and is supposedly will not leak, even if ruptured. They are also supposed to be less susceptible to cold weather. Expected life is 4-7 years and the cost estimated at 2-3 time the price of a lead acid battery.

4. The Challanger is slated to be around until at least MY 2014. No word on the 6.4 Hemi being installed though.

5. Chrysler will retain control of the larger models, such as the Charger, 300, Challenger, Caravan, Jeeps, and yes the Ram as well.

6. Fact: Consumer reports states that the customer satisfaction rate for the Challenger is 92%. That leads all vehicles in all markets. Take that Japan!

7. Diesels Wranglers are coming.

8. A 3.0L direct injected, turbocharged, multi-air V-6 producing 425 HP is in the works. Also a 2.4L I-4 with the same setup is supposed to be producing 325 HP.

These are of a few of the things I heard today from out Chrysler instructor. I wish I had more news about the trucks, but apparently there aren't a lot of big changes in store anytime soon. We just got our first 2010 Ram 2500 in stock the other day and from what I got to see of it, it's one helluva truck!
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Anything on the 6.4 liter hemi (392 ) going in the 2010 HD Rams this year .
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What models are supposed to have the 6.4L hemi and when are they to be coming out.

Thanks for the info remerson.
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They haven't said anything to us about what models as of yet, but I suspect the SRT-8's will get them since the 6.1 will be done away with. Personally, I think the 6.4 has a rightful place in a Ram. I'm thinking a Ram SRT-8 would rock! As far as I'm aware, the engine is still being developed so I don't think you'll see it before the 2011 models at the very least.
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It sounds like it belongs in the ram and it would be nice to have it in a ram srt-8.
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I can't help but wonder if people with the '09 (engine code EZH) and all '10 Hemi Rams are aware that their engines have VVT. I've not yet seen a thread about it. Some of the trim levels have the window drop feature as well and I haven't heard anything about it either.

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Thanks for the info Remerson... What's a window drop feature?
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The window drop is a feature that will open all windows with the FOBIK. Press the unlock button twice and hold it down on the second push and the windows will roll all the way down. Other highline models have this as well.
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Well, I went outside, pressed the unlock button on my FOBIK twice and held it on the second one and there it was....the two front windows rolled down as long as I kept the button pressed. I had no idea about this feature.

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