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


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...start with a 180 tstat for insurance..
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who has a stroked and supercharged bumble bee truck and what e.t.'s is he pullin?
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The guy is my favorite Tire Rack manager here in Vegas. He doesn't do forums unfortunatly, but several hour long conversations with him has led to me getting to blast around in his truck, of course he wanted to drive mine, cause he is thinking of gettting a 2009 low mileage truck as a new toy. His truck is soooo much fun:

Custom metal casted 6.4 Hemi SRT8 intake, he won't tell me where he got this(racing secrets) with extrude honing and custom port matching to the heads.
Total revamped 6.1 Hemi heads with larger valves, 392ci block, bored .08(I think) over for 426ci, Wes custom cut crank, and I beam forged rods, hypertutonic flat head pistons, and Vortech supercharger with interchangable pulley, 6psi crank, 91 pump gas 580whp, 11psi crank 101 octane 724whp, Moser custom built rearend, and stage 2 five speed tranny from some shop in Virgina. Steel high strength racing driveshaft. I want to steel his truck for some parts! I actually wouldn't go this much money, unless I wanted to have one of the baddest Challenger SRT8s out there.(cant afford it)

He said he hasn't tracked it in two years so he said he will go with me on test and tune night April 19th, I hope to have the last of the bolt on mods done to my truck by then. We also have been talking about forming a Hemi truck club. I'll take video and pics, and youtube them. He said he was running low 12's with his stock tires and pump gas, so I don't know yet. I think it would run faster cause my 05
Vette ran 12.2's all day, and his truck plants you into the seat a lot harder than that. Oddly enough, he said he weighed is truck at the dump, and it was 5300lbs with him in it. I thought our 4700lbs was a lot!
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Old 03-21-2013, 07:24 PM
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Oh, by the way, on some specs I could be a little off, sometimes I forget solid numbers, but I believe from 6 months of researching these trucks before I bought one, led to my decision on getting this truck. My information is gathered mostly from going to the dragstrips, carshows, and talking on the phone with a lot of shop owners who have these trucks themselves, and hearing what they have run into, what they have and what they run. A lot of this information is gathered from a majority of the members on this forum, who have pretty suped up trucks themselves, but it seems the majority of the high hp numbers I have stumbled upon are from the earlier hemi models before 2009.
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wow..that's impressive..I'm salivating over that description you just gave!! thanks brutha
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I would love to see what his engine bay looks like!!
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I might have to road trip when i buy my next set of tires
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That would be cool to post that, pm me if you gonna make your way to Vegas, Ill take you to a buffet!

I called him and he finally spilled the beens. He sent his truck away 4 years ago to Sheradon Performance, and they did the entire truck. He got the money when his parents passed away, and him and his dad were into drag racing, so he dedicated the truck to his Parents. I went to their website, and they have the same truck on their homepage, and it runs 11.08 at 115.77mph with street tires. I said I will chip in on the gas if he will run the racing gas and change the pulley and put the different tune in it. I gotta see that run, he probably has one of the fastest Hemi trucks out there. He said I forgot to post that he has custom made roller rockers 1.7 ratio on a custom cut cam.

Well hell, if you got that kinda money of course!
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haha..I knew it...from your description i was thinkin this sounds just like a Sharadon build, the guys there are pretty cool..have given me tips from time to time with stuff I do..I've even installed one of their tranny's into a friends truck... and don't tempt me with buffet's, not many that I can walk away from, lol...yes they do have the fastest trucks come from them..
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Jerry's truck is a monster (the one on their site), I believe they were involved in the only truck that is faster..
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