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HEMI Performance Upgrades

Discussion in 'Car Forum' started by DEUCE-DOBE, Apr 5, 2005.

  1. DEUCE-DOBE

    DEUCE-DOBE Landshark&Sis'

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    Hopefully, someone will have some answers...

    I'm #1 on a list to get the new Dodge Charger SRT8, and while the HEMI will propel this full-sized beast at velocities close to the new Mustang Cobra GT500, I want MORE!

    What can be done to a new-generation HEMI to increase HP and torque? Cold air intake, exhaust, chip? I'm not going to re-do the engine (new cams, etc.). Any suggestions appreciated.
     
  2. El Duderino

    El Duderino Go Gators!

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    Just get the Ford you know you want and be done with it.
     

  3. DEUCE-DOBE

    DEUCE-DOBE Landshark&Sis'

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    I'll tell ya, I saw the 2005 Mustang GT and GT500 and LOVED them... THEN, I drove the 2005 GT. Sure it was fast, looked good, BUT...

    *Double Metaphor Warning*

    THE NEW MUSTANGS HAVE MORE CHEAP-FEELING PLASTIC PER SQUARE INCH IN THEIR INTERIOR, THAN A KNOCK-OFF BARBIE DOLL.

    Seriously, I'd estimate that somewhere between 10K and 15K miles, the 'stangs will squeek and creek like a cricket in heat.
     
  4. Rob1035

    Rob1035 Skeet Surfer

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    is dodge now making interiors that are drastically different or did I not get that memo...?
     
  5. DEUCE-DOBE

    DEUCE-DOBE Landshark&Sis'

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    All new cars will have alot of plastic, but the mustang's interior looked and felt CHEAP. I mean cheap.
     
  6. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Actually, the quality and interior fit and finish of the 300-series increased dramatically over the past models (LH platforms and such). The Mercedes influence is probably starting to come through.
     
  7. epsylum

    epsylum Boolit Hoze

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    It's called influence now? Last I heard Mercedes was getting mad because anytime Dodge/Chrysler wanted something nice they went rooting through the MB parts bin. I heard (actually read in a car mag) that Mercedes had a big meeting with Chrysler because they essentially re-bodied an SLK and called it the Crossfire, then released it with a lower cost. MB wan't too happy with that and had to re-work the contract so they couldn't do that again.

    I think that relationship is a one way street.
     
  8. USPcompact

    USPcompact

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    Upgrade a Hemi? Buy a Power Stroke. :)
     
  9. michael t

    michael t

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    A blower would be nice.
     
  10. jlw_84

    jlw_84 General Glocker

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    Bolt on Supercharger!
     
  11. jerryd

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    Call Don Gartletts, he might have a few performance parts lieing around!!! At the price of gas i would be cutting that engine in half to save gas! I can remember in 69 gas was 27cents for high test. nothing like the sound of a BIG BLOCK!