I agree that the limited slip is essential for performance. But if that's your priority and you also want an automatic, it might be worth it to get the Scat Pack 392. Then you get the LSD as standard with either trans, along with other goodies.
Another option would be to add the LSD to a 5.7L automatic model afterwards. It can be done fairly easily. I don't understand why they wouldn't just offer it as a factory option to begin with. They used to.
Btw, the manual is pretty awesome too. I love mine.
Granted I've never gotten to test drive a model with the limited-slip differential, but I say that the open differential on my R/T auto hasn't given me any trouble. Easily leaves two black streaks during a burnout.
Ever since I bought a 5.7 Challenger R/T plus, most of the comments I get are... "Why not a Scat?" "Why not a Hellcat?". Some of you all might be going through the same thing so I will try to clear up a couple of things.
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I noticed during the winter it was extremely loud when starting up inside the vehicle and while using remote start , while driving it was extremely loud, and even the idle was louder.
Now that we’re hit with 70+ in temperature, I’ve noticed that when remote starting or starting inside...
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Vehicle: 2012 Challenger R/T 6spd w/ STP, year-round daily driver
Objective: Make my ride sound like it looks & drives
User: 50-year-old married dad with a couple of teenage daughters
Budget: Under $1,000 installed
Requirements: Obtain a deep, rich and rumbly muscle-car...
First off I would like to thank DionR, who has a 2015 RT manual with STP and launch control, for posting his BCM and ABS module info pulled from alfaOBD.
Basically this all started in this thread, post #38 where DionR mentioned something about adding drive modes using Tazer. Well that and his...