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Forum: General Challenger Discussion 09-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,876
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, 04:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,876
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, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 524
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 37,125
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, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
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, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,382
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, 08:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,382
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, 02:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,495
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, 09:07 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,399
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, 06:36 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 19,399
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...
Forum: Track Talk 07-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,660
Posted By randycat99
Another nod to the theory that more traction...

Another nod to the theory that more traction combats wheel hop? Seems counter-intuitive, but the results seem to keep pointing that there is something here.
Forum: Drivetrain 07-19-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By randycat99
Could the fluid in the diff be overheating for...

Could the fluid in the diff be overheating for some reason?
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - ) 07-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By randycat99
Look at the rear tires they put on a Viper. I'm...

Look at the rear tires they put on a Viper. I'm guessing those tires are on the car because it can use that extra width (larger contact patch), not just because they look good on the car and they...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - ) 07-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,743
Posted By randycat99
Your torque is dropping like a rock on the low...

Your torque is dropping like a rock on the low end, so that makes perfect sense that you are having much less trouble coming out of the gate at full available torque. A supercharged 6.2 L v8 @ 700...
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - ) 07-15-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By randycat99
No "eco-boost" Hemi? :p

No "eco-boost" Hemi? :p
Forum: SRT Hellcat 6.2L Supercharged (2015 - ) 07-15-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 12,556
Posted By randycat99
The "control" argument is really a strawman...

The "control" argument is really a strawman argument. Once you put autostick to work, you have exactly the same amount of "control". Granted, it won't feel exactly the same, but that is a different...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific 07-14-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,392
Posted By randycat99
Just to clarify, I'm not at all advocating that...

Just to clarify, I'm not at all advocating that throwing higher than recommended octane at your car will yield mystery power. What I am saying is that higher than recommended octane will allow your...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific 07-13-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,392
Posted By randycat99
ABSOLUTELY, yes! 100+ temps are heatsoak...

ABSOLUTELY, yes! 100+ temps are heatsoak imminent conditions, and running 87 octane fuel in those conditions is begging for the the engine to dial back to keep from knocking. If it feels about as...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific 07-06-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,787
Views: 220,860
Posted By randycat99
Yesterday, I incidentally lined up with an AMG...

Yesterday, I incidentally lined up with an AMG 550 "kompressor" at a red light. I had about 60 sec to visually take it all in. Everything looked "fast" about it, so I made the wise choice to not...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion 07-05-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By randycat99
My exploration into the matter is that the...

My exploration into the matter is that the ability to burnout is a fine line. You want to be able to do it, but not so much that it seems like the tires aren't really going to work to move the car. ...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion 07-04-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By randycat99
I put it up in another discussion topic a while...

I put it up in another discussion topic a while ago, that ended up being quite controversial. ;) The gist of it, is that I zero'd out the stock camber in the rear suspension with a camber bushing...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion 07-03-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By randycat99
Have to admit, after my rear suspension and tires...

Have to admit, after my rear suspension and tires became the grip-monster, I miss the opportunity to burn-out on demand a bit. It hooks like the catapult off an aircraft carrier, which is also...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion 07-02-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By randycat99
I'll add that most wedge-head v8's from that age...

I'll add that most wedge-head v8's from that age were as you describe (before the application of the aftermarket, hot-rodded cam, of course).

The Gen 2 Hemi, otoh, has a different story, though. ...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion 06-30-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By randycat99
Since the summer weather came in, and with my...

Since the summer weather came in, and with my rear camber zeroed out, burnouts are nearly impossible on my car. Those rear tires are locked to the ground like a vice.

I'm actually looking for...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion 06-30-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,489
Posted By randycat99
Yes, you can easily do burn-outs in the auto...

Yes, you can easily do burn-outs in the auto (contrary to what another poster implied). You can do straightline burnouts even with the traction control entirely activated. The caveat here (and it...
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