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Old 05-21-2012, 11:21 PM
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So i was looking at highhorseperformace.com page and i saw "
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With our in-house test car, a 2009 5.7L VVT 6-Speed Challenger, we have dyno'd just this limiter by itself and seen a true 30rwhp gain (22rwhp STD Corrected) at the wheels. Tuning is required as this limiter will produce a check engine light without proper tuning. Contact HHP for all your tuning needs.


I was wondering if anybody else saw this and how they feel about it. If so This mod combined with ARH longtubes and a CAI would be rather impressive. And also do you guys think that with a piggyback set up one of the comp cams can be put into an 11 ram? Thanks
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I honestly can't see just a phaser helping power, if anything, it would probably lose power at certain rpms since the cam wouldn't be allowed to optimize power over as wide an area.
Now, with it limited, timing that would normally cause piston to valve clearance issues could be used or a bigger cam itself. So with proper tuning, I could see increases. I know it mentions tuning but it sounds more like they're saying its just to get rid of the check engine light. They had to have played with more stuff than that.
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Makes since to me since the cam does not move as much the motor makes more power than stock. I can see how the stock phaser limiter is designed for fuel economy to retard the timing at low rpms and provide power under wot by advancing timing. Now if you add a cam phaser limiter which decreases the distance in degrees the cam can be manipulated it will allow the motor to spin up faster in much less time and that translates into more hp.
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