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


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Old 07-07-2010, 12:37 AM
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that's funny, you wanna put a cooler tstat in to keep engine cooler and they won't warranty that..your only helping it...
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well you know how it goes. If its not done by a certified technician and manufactured by mopar, its not up to their standards. Personally, I think im every bit as qualified as some of the service people. but if my engine blows they are replacing it so its not really any skin off my back. except the inconvenience.
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..o well, then try water wetter for those long drives or towing..
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I thought warranty couldnt be denied unless they could prove the part caused the failure. A stuck 180 thermostat and a stuck 203 thermostat will result in the same condition...overheating.
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if it were me..i would run the 180 (an save the stocker)...if it overheats and your gonna take into dealer then just put the stocker back... but you have to be almost blind an deaf for the engine to freeze up due to overheating...there will be dash warnings and dings...
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thats a good idea. I might just do that
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I was more interested in monitoring the truck in a single unit than putting 5 gauges on my a pillar. It ended up being more cost effective and I got a tuner out of the deal. The watchdog is just the gauge component but for another hundred dollars I would get a tuner. I know its not the best tuner out there but I dont run on the strip, I do a lot of mudding and my engine and tranny have both overheated. Im trying to keep from damaging parts more than anything. Can I put an axillary e-fan? What would it do? My buddy has a powerstroke with one and it only comes on turning towing...

ok you you can get teh trintity to i mean ya led gagues but you can get a air fuel connected to laptop or w.e its your choice
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so beat the crap out of it and say idk what happened new motor please
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ok you you can get teh trintity to i mean ya led gagues but you can get a air fuel connected to laptop or w.e its your choice
I dont mean to sound like a prick, but what were you trying to say?
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for what you spent i mean like this you can get diablo or superchip lets say superchip for 200 then you can get the air fuel gague and all that for 200 that 400 or less if used i dont know you ge tmore power from superchip and diablo i say either way its a mod
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