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


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Old 08-09-2013, 02:18 PM
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I have the 2013 Longhorn and will be installing a CAI and a Magnaflow exhaust. I already have a Diablo Trinity and was wondering if once they have the downloads for this truck is it worth getting a HFT instead of just the canned tunes. For those of you who have these mods and have gotten the HFT was it just OK or Holy Crap what a difference?
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Can't speak for the newer trucks but I have a 2010 Challenger. I have a Diablo Predator and had a custom tune done on a dyno. I have the same mods on my Challenger as you do on your truck, CAI, exhaust, catch can and a tuner. They put it on a dyno with a wide band O2 sensor in the exhaust and did a custom tune, which was just a matter of bumping up the timing and leaning it out a little bit. I gained no horsepower or torque from the custom tune vs the canned tune, but it did widen the curves out on the lower RPM's and the higher RPM's. I can't remember what they charged me, maybe a $110 and it was pretty cool to see my car on the dyno, but from a performance point of view, I didn't gain much.
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