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Forum: Track Talk   10-23-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By randycat99
Seems to be a critical step for lsd-equipped...

Seems to be a critical step for lsd-equipped cars, in particular, in order for the lsd to deliver its intended effects in straight-line scenarios. Once the 2 tires are mechanically tied together,...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   10-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 22,587
Posted By randycat99
Fun is all in what you make out of it. If you...

Fun is all in what you make out of it. If you can't have fun in either type of car, it was an obstacle utterly conjured inside your mind...and evidently some suffer deeply from that self-imposed...
Forum: How-To, DIY and Tips & Tricks   10-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By randycat99
I would bring up for your consideration a...

I would bring up for your consideration a particular detail possibly worth your exploration, that only got brief exposure in earlier topics involving datalogging. There was some indication that...
Forum: 6.4L / 392ci (2011 - ?)   10-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,132
Posted By randycat99
The off switch is called using the autostick (or...

The off switch is called using the autostick (or paddles). :p
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific   10-13-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,754
Posted By randycat99
Just to introduce some counterpoint to this...

Just to introduce some counterpoint to this discussion, Dodge already offers the ultimate on/off switch for mds...it's called the autostick. If you anticipate you will need standard v8 engine load...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific   10-12-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By randycat99
That's because that is the only avenue they [ohc...

That's because that is the only avenue they [ohc guys] can go, to get more power (aside from forced-induction, but everybody has that option). For the Hemi (one of 2 of the last large displacement...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific   10-12-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,171
Posted By randycat99
I think you are in luck, as far as when you got...

I think you are in luck, as far as when you got to this point in your original post. The 6-spd is really not that different from the old 4-spds, as far as downshifts. 1-4 is still the same layout...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   10-09-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,927
Posted By randycat99
On the contrary, I don't think people are buying...

On the contrary, I don't think people are buying a 707 hp car to be "slower", in the first place.
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   10-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,927
Posted By randycat99
You can have it either way in a modern automatic....

You can have it either way in a modern automatic. There is no such thing as "ride in the car", other than a semantics game that plays out in a person's head.

"Self-driving" cars has nothing to do...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   10-08-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,927
Posted By randycat99
That may be true, but I think they'll catch on...

That may be true, but I think they'll catch on after wondering what those paddle thingies behind the steering wheel are for. :p

That may not even matter in the end, though. When you drive the...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   10-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 16,927
Posted By randycat99
Why do you think an automatic cannot invoke...

Why do you think an automatic cannot invoke engine braking?
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   10-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By randycat99
Ah, well that makes sense! Could always try...

Ah, well that makes sense!

Could always try 18" up front and 17" in the back, if you are daring... :p
Forum: Performance Modifications   10-06-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,439
Posted By randycat99
I think it does say "off-road use" (as do all...

I think it does say "off-road use" (as do all MMT-based additive products, I presume). It seems to be a standard MMT additive, which is probably not good for your oxygen sensors on long term use. A...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   09-30-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,255
Posted By randycat99
I thought it was already established earlier that...

I thought it was already established earlier that while standard lsd helps on take-off traction, you pay for it big time in turns as far as maintaining rolling contact traction. So it seems what is...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific   09-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 66,704
Posted By randycat99
There may be some resolution issues with that...

There may be some resolution issues with that technique, as well. ;) Resolving position down to tenths of a second on a speeding car might be a tall order even for GPS.
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   09-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,067
Posted By randycat99
On the contrary, I've been in discussions where...

On the contrary, I've been in discussions where the Hemi "experts" were saying exactly that. ;) People really do think the name is supposed to be a literal description of the design. I do wish real...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   09-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,067
Posted By randycat99
Once and for all, I want to hear an esteemed...

Once and for all, I want to hear an esteemed engine builder go on record to say that the literal hemi shape would not even be feasible for an effective engine design, so stop expecting one to come...
Forum: Bolt On's   08-31-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 591
Posted By randycat99
It's true that mandrel bent is better than the...

It's true that mandrel bent is better than the "other" kind of bending, but that doesn't mean they don't have an affect on flow. There is no better exhaust pipe than a straight pipe. The more bent...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   08-30-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 45,505
Posted By randycat99
Who would have thought we would get to a point in...

Who would have thought we would get to a point in car development where there is literally no where left to put more torque into the design, and the only direction left is to push the output upward...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   08-19-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,148
Posted By randycat99
In may not be much more than a difference in...

In may not be much more than a difference in paper values. If the 5.7 is putting down 390 regardless of the vehicle, who cares what the paper spec is? ;)
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   08-13-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,562
Posted By randycat99
Well, I'm glad you asked! ;) It's been...

Well, I'm glad you asked! ;)

It's been documented in multiple topics here, where I've said the outlier 1st gear ratio of the NAG1 is too short. Can't put any significant engine power to it out of...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   08-12-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,562
Posted By randycat99
I'm not sure if you guys understood the topic I...

I'm not sure if you guys understood the topic I was trying to setup. :jester: It wasn't supposed to be a b-i-t-c-h-fest about things that bug you about your Challenger. I was trying to bring about...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   08-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,094
Posted By randycat99
Those heat extractors in the hood are bad azz!

Those heat extractors in the hood are bad azz!
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   08-02-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 22,587
Posted By randycat99
See there's the problem...you are employing...

See there's the problem...you are employing selective vision on this. You only define the crowd that does buy into the mindset as relevant, and then dismiss the other (less vocal) crowd that thinks...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - )   07-30-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 22,587
Posted By randycat99
To append further to your post, I think some of...

To append further to your post, I think some of the pro-manual comments in this discussion have aptly demonstrated that the "manual mindset" carries a strong strain of archaic attitudes of sexism and...
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