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Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   07-10-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By deano379
Don't use LEDs that have a built in resistor. ...

Don't use LEDs that have a built in resistor.
Get 2 of the 3 ohm 50 watt resistors. Use one per side. Connect one lead to the brake/turn signal wire and the other to ground. Resistors create a lot...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   05-12-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By deano379
Some good information in the DIY post. However,...

Some good information in the DIY post.
However, I take issue with the mounting of and the number of the resistors.
When mounted behind the center section, if a resistor fails it is hard to get at...
Forum: Audio, Video and other Car Electronics   04-23-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 786
Posted By deano379
Have you checked to be sure it is not a bulb, a...

Have you checked to be sure it is not a bulb, a connector or a wiring issue, do the lights come on when the brakes are applied?
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   04-01-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By deano379
There are companies that inspect the car for a...

There are companies that inspect the car for a fee. Some are very through, provide pictures and detailed reports. Good way to weed out the questionable cars before traveling there in person.
Forum: Bolt On's   03-27-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,822
Posted By deano379
No, different cars, my point was the shape of the...

No, different cars, my point was the shape of the rear mufflers/resonators indicating the model. At least on mine.

Both of mine were auto 5.

The Sport is quiet until you open it up.

The...
Forum: 6.4L / 392ci (2011 - ?)   03-21-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,403
Posted By deano379
For years I stayed with the same company, then...

For years I stayed with the same company, then the rates started to rise very 6 months.
I then switched to the company with best rate I could find. Then they also began rising. Happened over and...
Forum: Bolt On's   02-28-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By deano379
Had the Sport on my 07 Charger R/T, in normal...

Had the Sport on my 07 Charger R/T, in normal driving, not much if any difference compared to the OE exhaust. WOT wow.
On my Challenger 392, I went with the Extreme, much louder on cold start up,...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   01-29-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By deano379
It will blink green until the battery is fully...

It will blink green until the battery is fully charged, then it will go steady green.
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific   07-24-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By deano379
I use a very small pair of channel lock style...

I use a very small pair of channel lock style pliers. Just pull the center post straight up. It usually pulls out of the plastic rivet but goes back in without a problem.
A pair of small...
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-29-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,869
Posted By deano379
The 392, like the 5.7 intakes, are plastic. The...

The 392, like the 5.7 intakes, are plastic. The inlets however, are different. I have not looked into a 5.7 or 6.1 manifold, but it appears that as the inlet is straight in, the problems I...
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-29-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,869
Posted By deano379
As I recall, the manifold inlet at the TB was...

As I recall, the manifold inlet at the TB was roughly 82mm. I opened it to roughly 87mm. On mine, the passage from the inlet was not full size or smoothly shaped so I ported it down several inches,...
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-28-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,869
Posted By deano379
With any increase in TB outlet size, to achieve...

With any increase in TB outlet size, to achieve any improvement, port the intake inlet to, or to a slightly larger size.
If you don't port there is a step or ledge the air exiting the TB hits as it...
Forum: Performance Modifications   06-28-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,869
Posted By deano379
I have used a BBK 85mm on my 392 for several...

I have used a BBK 85mm on my 392 for several years. NO issues with codes or any other kind. However, I did port the intake inlet to just over the 85mm TB size.
If you use a true 85 or larger TB and...
Forum: 2015 R/T Scat Pack 392   06-25-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By deano379
The power port (cigar lighter plug) at the front...

The power port (cigar lighter plug) at the front of the console can be changed from always on to ignition on. In the fuse/relay box in the trunk you change the position of the fuse for that port. I...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   05-16-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,008
Posted By deano379
Lots of info if you search. However, there is...

Lots of info if you search. However, there is some incorrect info. I.E. "connect the resistor to the 2 outside wires of the connector" WRONG!

On the rear use one 3 ohm 50 watt resistor per side...
Forum: Audio, Video and other Car Electronics   05-02-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,608
Posted By deano379
Here is some general info, there are posts on the...

Here is some general info, there are posts on the back up lights (They are 921) as well. Try searching the forums. There are LED bulbs with built in resistors, search the web.
...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   05-02-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,702
Posted By deano379
Damn, I'm 72 and thanks to the OP, I just found...

Damn, I'm 72 and thanks to the OP, I just found out I'm Ghey. Whatever that is?
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   05-01-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,023
Posted By deano379
The best I found was this, they are a CDJ...

The best I found was this, they are a CDJ dealer, not Chrysler its-self.

Chrysler Extended Warranty | Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep extended maintenance plans (http://chryslerwarrantydirect.com/)
Forum: Interior Discussion / Modifications   04-09-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By deano379
They come on when the park/tail or headlights are...

They come on when the park/tail or headlights are on. However, they are controlled by the instrument panel light level control, I.E. they dim/brighten with the panel lights, from a high of 11 volts...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   03-22-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,421
Posted By deano379
LEDs

Some additional thoughts on the subject.

The Challenger uses 8, 3157 tungsten filument bulbs in the rear light modules even though the 4 in the center section only utilize the tail light element....
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   03-22-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,421
Posted By deano379
I have been using LEDs for tail/stop/turn signals...

I have been using LEDs for tail/stop/turn signals since 07 on a Charger and now on an 11 Challenger and a 96 Crown Vic.
You need to do some research and compare the many available bulbs.
In my...
Forum: Challenger Issues & Problems   02-08-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By deano379
The filaments of incandescent bulbs can break and...

The filaments of incandescent bulbs can break and separate. Vibration can cause the broken ends to contact, and if the power is on, the filament can weld itself together.
In my experience, this can...
Forum: 6.4L / 392ci (2011 - ?)   01-23-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,282
Posted By deano379
I found the best price on genuine Chrysler...

I found the best price on genuine Chrysler warranty for my Challenger and Jeep at "chryslerwarrantydirect.com"
Forum: Challenger Issues & Problems   12-20-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,688
Posted By deano379
Even though they are called 3 volt, when fresh...

Even though they are called 3 volt, when fresh they read 3.27 volts.
I have had the same problem with other electronics and a fresh battery makes it work.
Forum: 6.1L (2008 - 2010)   12-11-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,617
Posted By deano379
You are good to go with either one. However, I...

You are good to go with either one. However, I would use the 0w40 in the winter given the choice.
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