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


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Old 11-20-2009, 06:23 PM
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I just found out that my truck shuts off at about 107 or so. I have been told that this is because the governor. Is there any way that I can take this off myself or do I have to take it to the shop.
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The governor is a computer controlled throttle shut down. To disable it you need a tuner like the DS predator which has a function to shut it off. Most shops will not remove it as it's a legislated safety device... like you airbags and seatbelts... but it's simple to do yourself if you have a tuner.
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Sorry i cant help you on that . I find it interesting you have that on your truck..Maybe i have it as well. Dam........ i guess thats how that chevy took me on the quarter.
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superchips and diablo can do it...the superchips max is 140mph..and diablo 190mph..
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You'll be able to adjust your rev limiter , tire size and many other parameters also .
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Alright thats good to know. Thanks for the info.
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Yep a tuner will remove that for you
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