2003 Grand Cherokee STARTECH at the 2002 SEMA show

By Jeep Experts

 

More driving enjoyable and enhanced individuality is the motto for the intensive tuning and accent packages from STARTECH, a German firm specializing in {custom} tuning for Chrysler and Jeep vehicles.

2003 STARTECH with newly launched Monostar IV multi-piece wheels

The intensive line of STARTECH merchandise is characterised by skilled engineering, modern design and distinctive German-made high quality.

Enough isn’t sufficient: Owners of a Grand Cherokee with 4.7-liter V8 usually demand extra energy. So STARTECH motor engineers developed the STARTECH 5.5 V8 displacement enhance which elevates the American engine to new efficiency heights.

Displacement is elevated with a {custom} crankshaft milled from a single piece that incorporates a longer stroke. Together with bigger pistons the crankshaft will increase displacment from normal 4,701 cm³ to five,483 cm³. The cylinder heads are machined and fitted with newly designed sport camshafts. Generously dimensioned metallic catalysts have been developed to make sure a quicker exhaust fuel move. After the engine conversion, energy output of the STARTECH 5.5 V8 jumps from normal 220 hp / 162 kW to 285 hp / 209 kW at 4,800 rpm. Even extra necessary for on a regular basis driving, pulling a trailer or negotiating tough terrain is the enhance in torque to 485 Nm at 3,800 rpm.

Performance advantages accordingly: The Jeep Grand Cherokee with STARTECH 5.5 V8 increased-displacement engine accelerates in simply 7.4 seconds to 100 km/h (62 mph), and reaches a prime velocity of 220 km/h 137 mph.

The STARTECH SD4 efficiency package for the Jeep Grand Cherokee 2.7 CRD consists of a computer-controlled auxiliary engine administration unit. It comes full with a wire harness and set up directions and could be put in in lower than half-hour by any licensed Chrysler/Jeep seller. Maximum energy output of the 2.7-liter turbodiesel engine will increase from 163 hp / 120 kW to 205 hp / 150 kW at 4.000 rpm. Even extra necessary in on a regular basis driving and in robust off-road conditions is the enhance in torque from usually 400 Nm to 450 Nm. Performance of the Jeep Grand Cherokee 2.7 CRD advantages accordingly: Acceleration to 100 km/h (62 mph) is shortened from 11.2 seconds to 10.1 seconds for the SUV with STARTECH SD4 tuning. Top velocity will increase to 195 km/h (121 mph)

2003 Grand Cherokee STARTECH at the 2002 SEMA show

STARTECH {custom} exhaust, and new 2003 brochure

The STARTECH stainless-steel sport exhaust system, accessible with one or two oval-shaped tailpipes relying on the sort of engine, is the superb complement to the STARTECH engine tuning. The exhaust system is on the market for all engine variations of Grand Cherokee. It optimizes energy yield whereas at the identical time producing a extra highly effective engine sound.

In addition to pushing the American SUV to extraordinary efficiency STARTECH will increase its lively security in the areas of brakes and suspension.

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The STARTECH high-performance brake system consists of 355-mm vented discs in back and front with six-piston aluminum fixed-calipers on the entrance axle and four-piston calipers in the rear. This system shortens braking distances significantly, additional improves endurance and provides better fading resistance. The generously dimensioned STARTECH brakes require the use of STARTECH Monostar III or IV 9Jx20 light-alloy wheels which additionally give the Grand Cherokee a extra unique look, extra agile dealing with and elevated security reserves.

The one-piece 20-inch Monostar III wheels in elegant disc design can be found both with a silver polished or a chrome-design floor. The multi-piece Monostar III and the one-piece STARTECH Monostar IV wheels are totally polished. Tires in measurement 275/40 R 20 throughout have been present in assessments to be optimum.

In 19-inch diameter STARTECH refines the Grand Cherokee with the new Monostar IV 8.5Jx19 light-alloy wheels. The one-piece or multi-piece wheels are mounted with tires in measurement 255/50 R 19. Yet one other different are one-piece STARTECH Monostar III nine-hole wheels in measurement 8.5Jx18 an, accessible silver polished or with a chrome-design floor. The new Monostar IV wheel household can be accessible for the top-of-the-line Jeep in measurement 8.5Jx18 with 255/55 R 18 tires throughout.

A properly appointed 2003 Overland WG Grand Cherokee Navigation Edition with STARTECH 18″ Monostar IV wheels and entrance safety bar. The car is owned by JeepsUnlimited member Baba, who’s from Switzerland.

The STARTECH engineering group additionally did intensive improvement work designing {custom} suspension options for the Grand Cherokee. Customers can select between a reducing package with STARTECH sport springs and an entire STARTECH sport suspension. Both variations decrease the physique of the Jeep by about 30 millimeters (1-3/16 inches). The full suspension additionally provides a considerably firmer journey with out compromising the attribute journey consolation of the Grand Cherokee.

For house owners of the American SUV who don’t need to decrease their car STARTECH provides particular shock absorbers with European setup.

The STARTECH consultants additionally developed distinctive methods to customise the putting exterior of the Jeep: Innovative combos of chrome steel and versatile plastics add thrilling and purposeful highlights. The STARTECH design bundle is appropriate for on-and off-road driving.

The face of the Grand Cherokee receives extra personalized look with the assist of the STARTECH entrance guard. The extremely polished STARTECH stainless-steel entrance guard is built-in right into a deformable Pur-R-Rim half, which is mounted to the normal bumper and options two spherical typical high-beams, which additionally could be ordered as xenon headlights. The STARTECH entrance guard has extra than simply visible attraction. A stable stainless-steel bar reinforces the decrease a part of the normal bumper; a stable underride protector prevents injury to the engine and oil pan throughout robust off-road excursions.

The sidesills of the five-door are refined with robust STARTECH working boards which facilitate coming into and exiting the car. The STARTECH boards characteristic built-in LEDs activated with the normal keyless-entry management of the central locking system or by opening the doorways. This STARTECH improvement ensures a positive step, particularly at night time. STARTECH additionally provides white lateral flip alerts.

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The rear of the Grand Cherokee is refined with the STARTECH rear guard, created from a mixture of chrome steel and plastic. It provides one more visible spotlight whereas defending the rear bumper from parking injury

 

Many house owners of the American luxurious off-road automotive desire a extra personalized inside. The STARTECH supply on this space is intensive: Illuminated stainless-steel doorsills with STARTECH emblem welcome front-seat occupants. High-quality velour floormats with STARTECH signet are amongst the particular person choices as is an ergonomically formed sport steering wheel with airbag. Highly polished walnut burl wooden trim along with precious-wood levers for computerized and discount transmissions and parking brake additional refine the look of the inside.

 

For the harmonious integration of a VDO Dayton MS 3000 or MS 5000 navigation system STARTECH provides a custom-tailored console for the dashboard of the Grand Cherokee. The GPS system could be expanded by STARTECH right into a high-end multimedia system with TV, DVD participant and recreation console. The system includes LCD screens built-in into the entrance headrests, which might show the DVD/TV or recreation console sign. The system’s sound is reproduced over the normal stereo system or wi-fi headphones.In addition the STARTECH multimedia tools for the Grand Cherokee could be outfitted with a rearview digital camera which facilitates parking.

The in-house STARTECH upholstery store fulfills additional customization requests. With meticulous precision the upholsterers handcraft unique totally leather-based interiors from particularly smooth but very sturdy mastik leather-based.

For greatest safety in opposition to theft and vandalism STARTECH recommends set up of the STARTECH alarm system with inclination sensor and inside monitoring. The radio-controlled STARTECH auxiliary heating system can be accessible.

STARTECH elements worth listing

Pricing present as of September, 2003
Note: Prices listed are present MSRP and are listed right here for informational functions solely, topic to vary with out discover. Prices don’t embody delivery or set up. Some physique components could require skilled portray to match the car’s manufacturing facility shade. Contact STARTECH at the hyperlink under for additional gross sales and buy info.
Part # Description MSRP

Front safety bar unit

WJ1-858-40 Front safety bar-unit extra attachment to straightforward bumper $ 1395.00
WJ-201-00 Additional cost for Xenon fog gentle package for entrance safety bar $ 1095.00
WG-210-00 Front spoiler, black ABS plastic, paintable $ 450.00

Rear safety factor

WJ-400-00 Rear safety factor consisting of chrome steel safety factor, rubber coated step and durable metal carriage. Stainless metal underride safety $ 1295.00
WJ-410-00 Stainless metal cowl with opening (for unique Mopar trailer hitch bundle) $ 85.00

Side working boards

WJ-300-00 Illuminated facet working boards – aluminum working boards with illumination, chrome steel floor rubber step and {hardware} for set up onto car body. Pur-R-Rim parts for flush physique integration, entrance and rear $ 1195.00

Accessories

WG-SB-01 Chrome plated rear view mirror covers (set of two) $ 275.00

Wheels and tires

WJ1-858-40 Front or rear – 18″, One piece. Monostar III disc design. 8.5J x 18 H2 ET 40. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 255/55 ZR 18 $ 348.00 (Ea.)
WJ1-858-37 Front or rear – 20″, One piece. Monostar III disc design. 9J x 20 H2 ET 37. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 275/40 ZR 20 $ 448.00 (Ea.)
WJ2-900-37 Front or rear – 20″ Multi-piece. Monostar III disc design. 9J x 20 H2 ET 37. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 275/40 ZR 20 $ 598.00 (Ea.)
143-858-37 Front or rear – 18″ One-piece. Monostar IV 5-spoke design. 8.5J x 18 H2 ET 37. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 255/55 ZR 18 $ 348.00 (Ea.)
143-859-37 Front or rear – 19″ One-piece. Monostar IV 5-spoke design. 8.5J x 19 H2 ET 37. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 255/50 ZR 19 $ 398.00 (Ea.)
243-859-37 Front or rear – 19″ Multi-piece. Monostar IV 5-spoke design. 8.5J x 19 H2 ET 37. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 255/50 ZR 19 $ 598.00 (Ea.)
143-900-37 Front or rear – 20″ One-piece. Monostar IV 5-spoke design. 9J x 20 H2 ET 37. Silver polished. Approved tire fitment: 275/40 ZR 20 $ 448.00 (Ea.)
D60-WJ-SR Wheel locks (for Monostar III + V 18″ & 20″) $ 45.00
TBA Wheel locks (for Monostar IV 18″, 19″ & 20″) TBA

Sport chassis

WJ-018-00 Sport suspension, comfy journey, incl. 4 shorter STARTECH sport springs and 4 STARTECH sport dampers $ 999.00
WJ-008-00 Sport springs, comfy journey $ 375.00
WJ-100-00 Sport shock absorbers $ 750.00 (set of 4)

Sport exhaust programs

WJ-671-00 Sport exhaust – chrome steel, with two oval suggestions, proper/left MY 2001 and prior $ 1375.00
WJ-672-00 Sport exhaust – chrome steel, with two oval suggestions, proper/left MY 2002 and later $ 1175.00

Brake programs

WG-692-00 High efficiency brake system, consisting of two six piston calipers entrance, 2 vented, cross drilled entrance rotors, 2 4 piston calipers rear, 2 vented, cross drilled rear rotors, steelflex brake hoses, brake pads and set up {hardware} (solely together with STARTECH 20″ wheels) $ 10,295.00

Increased-displacement engines

WG-550-00 Increased displacement 5.5L V8, 285 hp, 345 lb-ft @3800 rpm. Includes sport exhaust system $ 20,449.00

Interior appointments

WJ-805-04 Sport steering wheel, burl walnut design/leather-based Camel $ 750.00
WJ-805-05 Sport steering wheel, burl walnut design/leather-based Sandstone $ 750.00
WJ-805-07 Sport steering wheel, burl walnut design/leather-based Agate $ 750.00
WJ-LA-1 Mastik leather-based trim POR
WG-827-00 Interior appointments, burl walnut design. MY 2001 and later. In addition to current wooden bundle, 18 piece set $ 895.00
WG-828-00 Interior appointments, burl walnut design. MY 2002 and later. Addition to straightforward tools, 3 piece set $ 275.00
WG-830-00 Burl walnut design shift console. Only for 4.7 and 4.0 $ 115.00
WG-826-21 Shift knob for switch case. Burl walnut design/chrome. Agate leather-based/burl walnut design $ 145.00
WG-826-22 Shift knob for switch case. Burl walnut design/chrome. Sandstone leather-based/burl walnut design $ 145.00
WG-826-30 Shift knob. Burl walnut design/chrome. Agate leather-based/burl walnut design $ 245.00
WG-826-32 Shift knob. Burl walnut design/chrome. Sandstone leather-based/burl walnut design $ 245.00
WG-826-40 Handbrake deal with. Burl walnut design. With Agate leather-based boot $ 175.00
WG-826-41 Handbrake deal with. Burl walnut design. With Sandstone leather-based boot $ 175.00
WG-879-10 Burl walnut design cowl for a/c unit $ 165.00
WG-879-20 Burl walnut design insert tray for middle console $ 265.00
WG-879-30 Burl walnut design ceiling console (for automobiles with sunroof) $ 245.00
WG-879-31 Burl walnut design ceiling console (for automobiles with out sunroof) $ 245.00
WG-350-10 Entrance panels, polished chrome steel, 6-piece set $ 375.00
WG-879-20 Entrance panels, polished chrome steel with illuminated STARTECH emblem, entrance, 6-piece set $ 475.00
WG-871-00 Floor mats, 4-piece set, Granite $ 295.00
WG-872-00 Trunk flooring mat, Granite $ 165.00
N/A Various {custom} constructed audio/video packages POR
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