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Made in Mexico Is this a good thing or not? :unsure:
I've done work with the foundry in Saltillo that supplies the block castings and would say......"it is a good thing". I would trust their workmanship and attention to detail from first hand experience. Same as I did when castings were poured in Waterloo, IA for John Deere.

As a humorous side note: When we dove from Monterrey to Saltillo, we ran out of gas. Pushed the car to the Chrysler engine plant and the Security people gave us a gallon of gas. We used a manilla folder as a funnel and got to our hotel. Of course, this was twenty years ago :cool:.
 

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Yes, all Scat Pack A8 have a 3.09.




Light duty 8-speed made in Indiana, believe HP70 and HP90 still imported.

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A8=3.09. Is the M6 different? If so do you know what it is? The one I am waiting on is an M6.
 

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Not all of them unless this has recently changed.


Yes.

ZF is German.





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(y)For some reason I feel a bit more secure that it is German. As is the old Mercedes chasis that is being used on Challenger.
 

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A8=3.09. Is the M6 different? If so do you know what it is? The one I am waiting on is an M6.
Yes, M6 ratio is 3.90 on Scat Pack and 3.70 on Hellcat.

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ZF stands for Zahnradfabrik Friedrichshafen so yes easier to say ZF.


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ZF has a plant in South Carolina. Unless they don't have the capacity, it wouldn't make sense they would be importing the 8HP70 and 8HP90

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ZF has a plant in South Carolina. Unless they don't have the capacity, it wouldn't make sense they would be importing the 8HP70 and 8HP90

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OK then that might be the case but the parts content part of the window sticker had me wondering.

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They do make them in Germany too...either they do import them, or it's required for that parts content part because they might
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I'm with STINGRAY about Tacoma fender flares on the widebodys, that was a dealbreaker for me, it just looks so tacky IMO. I believe they should be blended in like they are on the BMW M cars.
 

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Yes, M6 ratio is 3.90 on Scat Pack and 3.70 on Hellcat.

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Always struggled with ratios. So the Hellcat is geared lower? eg: Quicker off the line but with lower top end at the same RPM?
 

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Always struggled with ratios. So the Hellcat is geared lower? eg: Quicker off the line but with lower top end at the same RPM?
No, higher. A 3.70 is a higher or taller ratio so it is harder to get off the line than a 3.90 ratio which is lower or shorter. It's just backwards from the numerical value, ie: the higher the number the lower the ratio.


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No, higher. A 3.70 is a higher or taller ratio so it is harder to get off the line than a 3.90 ratio which is lower or shorter. It's just backwards from the numerical value, ie: the higher the number the lower the ratio.


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Wow thanks, told you I struggled with it. That explanation makes it easy to understand. Glad I have the lower of the 2. To me, top end is not somewhere I go much. "Off the line acceleration" trips my trigger! o_O
 
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I'm with STINGRAY about Tacoma fender flares on the widebodys, that was a dealbreaker for me, it just looks so tacky IMO. I believe they should be blended in like they are on the BMW M cars.
Maybe in 2022 model they will improve appearance of the WB fender flares. :unsure:
 

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Maybe in 2022 model they will improve appearance of the WB fender flares. :unsure:
Not supposed to be a redesign until 2023. We shall see!
 
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