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Old 08-01-2013, 12:44 AM
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Just wondering if the HEMI owners in the cooler areas are more pleased with the performance of their trucks. Hot humid weather sucks the power out of allot of these newer vehicles. A cool dry day (we have about 2 per year) here in south Texas is like a fresh dyno tune!
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:05 AM
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^^Oh yeah.. Ga. & S.C. weather has sucked what feels like an easy 50 ponies from my baby compared to early spring time.
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Old 08-01-2013, 05:08 AM
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That's why everyone races at night during the summer months, so we can get that cooler 80 degree air lol
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Old 08-01-2013, 06:15 AM
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How about filling her up with 93 and putting the intake air temp sensor inside the cab!
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Better yet, put the IAT sensor in a freezer!
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I think they have muckeed up the 2012 6-speed trans, possiobly for increased mileage???
I know this is the CAFE standards kicking in. I try going up hills with the regular mode and it goes right into 5th/6th gear before I can push the pedal. Dodge has made the ECO mode stand. THey have the engine matched to the tranny with programming, so it slugs. when you hit the gas really hard, it has to think, oh, you want me to get going??? well ok, then you mash it and I still think its in 3rd, not 2nd.

I put a K&N and magnaflow in there, but you almost have to drive it in manual mode and keep it to 4th if you want to move up hills decent.

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Then you must have a lemon man i have 0 issues with mine towing driving goofing off or anything only prob i had was the tune frying my tranny got new tune new tranny and 0 issues
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It's amazing how performance can differ so much between 2 vehicles, built exactly the same, in the same place, and possibly on the same day, week or month.
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Just got back from the dealership. Complained that the trans was slipping. Dealer said NO, it is perfect.???

390 HP and I can't even "chirp" the wheels from a standing start???

I can rev the engine while driving and the RPMS go up but the truck doesn't do anything.???

With the pedal down it shifts through gears like its slogging through Jello.

Is this for real??? Is the dealer right?? What canI do and not mess up my warranty????????

$30,000 for 390 hp???????????
Just saw this thread, I paid 1/2 that for a 510HP SRT10, no problem spinningLOL
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