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    Agreed... With our LXs it's still possible to...

    Agreed...

    With our LXs it's still possible to make a lot of noise and piss our neighbors off even when street legal. My street legal set-up, for one, has Kooks Long Tubes with HF Cats and a Corsa...
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    Of course, but that's the exception rather than...

    Of course, but that's the exception rather than the rule...
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    Agreed... The manifold has short runners (unlike...

    Agreed... The manifold has short runners (unlike the 6.1 manifold). Reminds me of the XV Motorsports manifold from a few years ago, it was ideally designed for a S/C blower application.
  4. Charger This is gold...

    This is gold...
  5. Charger As Simon has described in his post, getting...

    As Simon has described in his post, getting "precise" cuts that accurately butt together requires a machine hacksaw (the kind used to cut exhaust pipe). This is very difficult to do by hand. Once...
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    Agreed... And as one flow bottleneck is fixed,...

    Agreed... And as one flow bottleneck is fixed, the flow problem moves to a different area...such is the nature of continuous improvement...
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    Thanks Simon... I remember when I was having my...

    Thanks Simon... I remember when I was having my engine ported, polished, and balanced that obstructive air flow was an important consideration... I can't seen to find the test results :sad: (it's...
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    Simon, where can I find out more about this? I've...

    Simon, where can I find out more about this? I've admired the 6.1 intake manifold for the length of its runners...
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    You can also use the follow from the Neon SRT4: ...

    You can also use the follow from the Neon SRT4:




    SRT4 Stage 2 Injectors

    Max Flow: 65 lbs (683 cc/min) @ 63 PSI
    Flow Trim: 38 lbs (399 cc/min) @ 63 PSI
    Theoretical Max N/A Crank HP...
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    When I blew my tranny, I checked around and...

    When I blew my tranny, I checked around and ultimately went with a Paramount tranny that was completely upgraded with valve body, clutches, 3200 stall TC, TCM...the works... It's been bullet-proof...
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    Before going absolutely crazy, also check/replace...

    Before going absolutely crazy, also check/replace the crank sensor just to make sure there's no issues with that either...
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    Let's put things into perspective......

    Let's put things into perspective... Multiple-spark systems like those offered by MSD and others are relevant to early model and/or complete (ground up) custom build applications that require an...
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    Yes, there's a marked difference in technology,...

    Yes, there's a marked difference in technology, even when comparing early EFI systems to the present day. It's one of the reasons I enjoy tinkering with my '92 truck which has electronic fuel...
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    You are correct, I was being simplistic....

    You are correct, I was being simplistic. Technically voltage is the charge of electrons from one end of a wire to another. Amperage on the other hand is the speed of charge flow from one end of a...
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    I can see how the chill of Winter in cowtown can...

    I can see how the chill of Winter in cowtown can damage a vehicle if it's not driven regularly...
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    As Simon has described, electricity in terms of...

    As Simon has described, electricity in terms of voltage and amperage flow differently.

    Voltage flows over a surface, while amperage flows through it. That distinction isn't well understood. Of...
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    Some really good advise here. I do the same. I...

    Some really good advise here. I do the same. I use rubber bushings on stuff that's really difficult to access without a lift, and polyurethane bushings on sway bar related things where I can use...
  18. BWoody - Product and Service Made in America

    Recently, I had to contact BWoody regarding an issue with one of their sway bar end-links that was unrelated to bushings. I've had the BWoody end-links on my '06 Charger SRT8 since 2012.

    The...
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    Absolutely! Polyurethane bushings that are...

    Absolutely! Polyurethane bushings that are designed to accommodate grease distribution via a Zerk fitting have channels in the bushing to navigate/distribute the grease evenly. Grease under pressure...
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    It cannot be overemphasized, to Simon's point,...

    It cannot be overemphasized, to Simon's point, that polyurethane bushings are medium-to-high maintenance, especially when the metallic parts don't have Zerk grease fittings, and warrant...
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    The Hurst Roll Control Kit 1745000 from Summit...

    The Hurst Roll Control Kit 1745000 from Summit Racing will likely suite your needs. It works off brake line pressure to the front wheels, and is installed inline between the ABS unit and the front...
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    I also use the B&M tranny cooler. I reside in New...

    I also use the B&M tranny cooler. I reside in New England and my nominal tranny temperature (at return to tranny) is at or near 160F. On extremely hot days in bumper-to-bumper traffic it rises to...
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    Simon's comment here is worth spending some time...

    Simon's comment here is worth spending some time on... Thermal efficiency, especially in slow traffic, is a matter of metallurgy, air flow, surface area. The most efficient radiators use a...
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    Duly noted...

    Duly noted...
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    I'll avoid using avgas because of the lead. I...

    I'll avoid using avgas because of the lead.

    I was exploring the mixture of most of the popular octane boosters, most notably the one from Lucas Oil. Toulene is the principal ingredient as I...
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