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


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Old 01-06-2011, 11:03 AM
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Anyone know specifically what the benifits are from this product? Im assuming that it is just smaller than stock? Basically freeing up horsepower?

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Depending on how well your engine is balanced, it may make it run a bit smoother and if it's lighter it could allow the engine to rev a bit faster.
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Oh i see i just read the pdf on there site it underdrives the accesories such as condensor and alternator by 20% making less rotational drag to let the engine rev faster.
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That's right, the smaller pulley turns the belt slower so there is less parasitic drag on the system. If you are worried about your alternator not putting out enough, you can get a alternator pulley that's 20% smaller as well to keep it turning at the stock RPM.
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I think if ill get this when i get my cam + the alternator pulley.
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I have one!! you will definatly feel it.. i left 50ft of rubber on the driveway last summer, could'nt do that any other time!!!
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interesting, did you throw any codes?? and what about a smaller belt? or does the belt tensioner solve that problem?
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interesting, did you throw any codes?? and what about a smaller belt? or does the belt tensioner solve that problem?
No codes!! i just did a 2000 mile trip from Nashville to NY and back with no codes or problems.. You do need a smaller belt.. part #4060990..
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