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


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Old 01-23-2012, 12:34 PM
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yes, that sounds correct, sometimes if the tq convertor doesn't unlock in a timely fashion it will cause the motor to bog as it comes to a stop. If you could monitor fuel trims, sometimes the pcm is dumping fuel when coming to a stop..I've had my tuner lean out the mixture near idle to correct this (I had the same issue because of the cam). The stall I use is mild enough that you can't tell the rpm difference. It won't lessen the load (gears will do that). What it does is give you more tq when you lock it up (go wot from a stop). You don't realize the slippage in the stock vertor until you install a higher stall vertor.
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I have one. I had a sonnax line booster that did not mix well with my edge TC.

Every time I'd come to a stoplight or stopsign my truck would stall out!

I was very unhappy with things until I removed the sonnax line booster and then the problem abated. Haven't had the stall-outs like I did.

I should've gone more aggressive with the stall. I was too concerned about being able to tow/haul so I should've got higher stall I suppose.
I had my custom tuner fix that issue for me..I run a sonnax and edge tc..
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Thanks Chef!! I'll check my fuel trims and proceed with the torque converter.
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Thanks Chef!! I'll check my fuel trims and proceed with the torque converter.
and if you can..intall a tranny temp guage to see if it heats up...
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