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....just finished reading it on a long flight. This is the best copy yet: GREAT articles:

1. Hypereutectic Pistons (cast), forged pistons...and simple to understand explanations of the "Science/Physics" of what's going on with high boost levels.

2. Excellent article on Forced Induction, specifically turbo's, (why) twin turbos have advantages over large single turbos, and screw and centrifugal Superchargers, with Dyno info on blown 6.4 and 426 strokers.

3. Good article on "Wheel Hop" and "Razors Edge" performance suspension parts to eliminate it.

4. Good article on various Crate Motors available, how much they cost, and what to expect performance wise.
 

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....just finished reading it on a long flight. This is the best copy yet: GREAT articles:

1. Hypereutectic Pistons (cast), forged pistons...and simple to understand explanations of the "Science/Physics" of what's going on with high boost levels.

2. Excellent article on Forced Induction, specifically turbo's, (why) twin turbos advantages have over large single turbos, and screw and centrifugal Superchargers, with Dyno info on blown 6.4 and 426 strokers.

3. Good article on "Wheel Hop" and "Razors Edge" performance suspension parts to eliminate it.

4. Good article on various Crate Motors available, how much they cost, and what to expect performance wise.
Without having to go get the magazine can you give us the 411 on what they said about "curing" or reducing wheel hop. That's my only real complaint about the car. I've heard horror stories to good stories on the Hop Not Kit, I don't know if I want to cut into my bushings. What sort of parts do they recommend work?

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Without having to go get the magazine can you give us the 411 on what they said about "curing" or reducing wheel hop. That's my only real complaint about the car. I've heard horror stories to good stories on the Hop Not Kit, I don't know if I want to cut into my bushings. What sort of parts do they recommend work?

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I too am fed up with the wheel hop on my 09 SRT 6 spd and am determined to fix it. I am looking at the Speedlogix billet rear tension arms and the adjustable rear control arms made by Razors Edge. I am still researching but may pull the trigger on these two items. I hear they cure it mostly.
 

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Gladly

Without having to go get the magazine can you give us the 411 on what they said about "curing" or reducing wheel hop. That's my only real complaint about the car. I've heard horror stories to good stories on the Hop Not Kit, I don't know if I want to cut into my bushings. What sort of parts do they recommend work?

Thanks
Here is the short version:

Wheel Hop is caused by the "Fore and Aft" movement of wheels by suspension components that are not strong enough to prevent it. These components may not have been as "Beefy" as we'd like because Dodge wanted to save weight, and most people do not "Launch Hard" like WE do.

1. Replace Lower Control Arm with Beefier one ($699....Razors edge appears 3X larger, but fits)

2. Replace Tension Arm ($349 ...supports the top side of the wheel hub to the suspension cradle). Razor's Edge is adjustable, to facilitate camber/caster adjustments giving fine tuning capability to rear suspension.

Summary: Replace Tension Arm, Lower Control Arm, Upper Control Arm.

Basically all the "skinny pieces" were replaced with stronger lightweight "Billet Alloy" thick pieces. These pieces stiffen things up, kind of like thicker sway bars and strut braces prevent unwanted movement.

Sudden Fore and Aft unwanted movement, causes wheel hop. Stop the movement, and you stop the hop.

You will be faster with this upgrade.
 

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I needed something to pass time at work. So I got it last week. The Write-up about "Cold-Air Contest" is Great.... I was going to post about it. I see so many guys on here that ask for numbers. They did a good job to give you a HP vs $ benefits for your ride.
 

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The article did not address transmission types

Make it an "Automatic" (just kidding man)
It simply said that very abrupt launches can cause the wheels to move fore/aft. I bet a very powerful auto could experience wheel hop. Autos are smoother and do not have abrupt instant loads placed on the drive train like a hard manual launch. It seems to me, that if you build the motor strong enough, it could happen. I could be wrong.

Anyway, I bought a M6 knowing it would be slower. Just couldn't convince myself to get an auto. I like the feeling of being "SLAMMED IN THE SEAT." I rarely go to the tracks anymore, except to watch.
 

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How can you get this magazine? I can't seem to find it anywhere around me.
 

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LOL

Make it an "Automatic" (just kidding man)
>>> You ain't kidding who you fooling lmao


About David L. Chacon

Year
2014
Make
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Model
SRT8
Biography
Hot Rodder
Location
El Paso Texas
Interests
Powdercoating, cars
Occupation
Business Operations Specialist
Engine type and displacement
393 HEMI


Hahahahahah >> Tranny type Automatic
 

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How can you get this magazine? I can't seem to find it anywhere around me.
Yea, seriously. All I can find is their stupid Facebook page with no info on subscribing or where to buy or anything. With a business model like that don't expect these people to be around for long. :bash:
 

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Barnes and Noble sells them

Yea, seriously. All I can find is their stupid Facebook page with no info on subscribing or where to buy or anything. With a business model like that don't expect these people to be around for long. :bash:
Here is the issue. Then help them out, go to Barnes and Nobel and buy one. This magazine is BETTER than Modern Mopar (which I like and buy).
 

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Nice rag. I've found them at my local grocery store. Mopar Muscle is listed as the publisher.
 

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Here is the issue. Then help them out, go to Barnes and Nobel and buy one. This magazine is BETTER than Modern Mopar (which I like and buy).
Can you subscribe? I have to drive 30 miles just to get to a B&N. Mag looks great and those articles are ALL very interesting topics.

Is there a subscription card in the mag?
 

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Found one at CVS Pharmacy... whoda thought?
 

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I found mine at Tom Thumb grocery which is owned by Safeway - maybe they have it too!
 

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I'm going to Barnes and Noble this week and picking myself up a copy. Thanks so much c26 for the Cliffs Note version of reducing/eliminating wheel hop. As far as my car goes, that is going to be the next and perhaps final step. Once that's done it will be the ultimate muscle car experience. :bluecap:

Thanks again
 

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Very interesting article testing CAI's. The DO increase power.
 

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....just finished reading it on a long flight. This is the best copy yet: GREAT articles:

1. Hypereutectic Pistons (cast), forged pistons...and simple to understand explanations of the "Science/Physics" of what's going on with high boost levels.

2. Excellent article on Forced Induction, specifically turbo's, (why) twin turbos have advantages over large single turbos, and screw and centrifugal Superchargers, with Dyno info on blown 6.4 and 426 strokers.

3. Good article on "Wheel Hop" and "Razors Edge" performance suspension parts to eliminate it.

4. Good article on various Crate Motors available, how much they cost, and what to expect performance wise.
Just picked it up at CVS. Thanks!!
 

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They don't have it at Barnes and Noble! AHHHH I gotta get this magazine. Going to call CBS.
 
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