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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 05-01-2013, 06:21 PM
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ATS is crap.....Just ask karateman he dropped his ats tranny not to long after he installed it. Unfortunately there are no bullet proof trannys for our trucks and unless the 8 speed proves that it can hold power I don't think their will ever been anything that can stand 500-550rwhp for more than a year....if that maybe a few months lol. Only thing that sucks about the 8speed it will probably be 5 years until you start seeing the capabilities with how slow the aftermarket is for our trucks.
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Old 05-01-2013, 07:26 PM
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Hes just telling you the truth, but if its got a 5 year warranty its worth a try.
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Yup, I'm just telling you the truth....talk to any of the High HP guys out there and they will tell you the same and ask how many trannys they've dropped. The tranny is the weak link, even after 10 years of 3 and 4 gens now and one has made anything bullet proof.
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On a side note I picked my truck up from the Dealer Monday after the whole tranny dumping debacle.....just don't feel the same anymore, that has to do with all my performance stuff gone.
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On a side note I picked my truck up from the Dealer Monday after the whole tranny dumping debacle.....just don't feel the same anymore, that has to do with all my performance stuff gone.
So the dealer covered it under warranty?
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The dealer covered my transmission with full bolt ons no questions asked that was on the stock block with only 60+ more hp...
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What about the member in Florida who builds custom tranny's? The guy with the turbo 4th Gen I think his is holding up well may want to contact him. Dodge is the issue with the aftermarket. If they would take pride in performance then we would have just as much stuff as ford and Chevy.
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On a side note I picked my truck up from the Dealer Monday after the whole tranny dumping debacle.....just don't feel the same anymore, that has to do with all my performance stuff gone.
How's the Stang mod comin bud?
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So the dealer covered it under warranty?
Just put it like this if I wasn't cool with my service rep I would be have paid for the rebuild. I initially got the green light from Chrysler it would be covered and then when they split the tranny and engine apart what do they find....The Circle D TC. She called me and told me why I didn't tell her from the get go and I told her if that was the case you guys would have charged me from the jump street. She got a little heat from the service manger but they both turned their head and repaired it since they got the green light anyway. LOL Needless to say I have taken her out a few times to the bar on my dime since the beginning of the month.


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Well my wallet is already lighter LOL.....Almost 12k in the first three weeks of having it can make the bank account go down a bit. I should have my supercharger in a few weeks and will be putting down low 600rwhp on 93 and high 600rwhp on e85. I will be building my bottom end probably at the beginning of next year and shoot for at 900rwhp. I'll post pics up when I get the supercharger dropped in though, along with some dyno's....you know how I usually keep track of my mods.
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Dam with that kind if money I would of just paid off my truck haha
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