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Post by jtcarlsen67 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:28 am

Not sure if anyone had seen this but this is available now for 5.7L and coming soon for 6.4L. May need tot copy and paste to your browser.


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Post by jtcarlsen67 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:33 am

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Post by MikeKey » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:57 am

Yeah, I saw that yesterday. That would be pretty awesome. 478RWHP is almost 600 crank on the stock block. That would be a towing beast!
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Post by yellowranger1 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:33 am

That will get you from gas station to gas station FAST!


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Post by rkgzx9leftcoast » Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:33 am

Whipple makes an awesome supercharger, no doubt a stout piece, I do however find the $7K price point a little hard to live with. I do however know that is about the going price point for any aftermarket forced induction kit, plus tuners, exhaust, ect, ect, never ends. Also, not sure about the long term effect on the stock bottom ends in these trucks ?? Someone should totally get one and report back :lol:
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Post by Bill2014 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:36 am

MikeKey wrote:Yeah, I saw that yesterday. That would be pretty awesome. 478RWHP is almost 600 crank on the stock block. That would be a towing beast!
I suspect an engine cooling upgrade would be needed if used as a towing beast :P
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Post by jtcarlsen67 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:47 am

Yeah no lie there on the gas station drag race...lol. Also pretty sure these trucks don't need it (for what they're made for)...nor would I think the blocks are built for that. The chassis, axles and gear boxes I'd be comfortable with but not so sure on the transmission. Although if you never tried to do full throttle take offs and were judicious in using the accelerator I'd bet you could make it work without too many more upgrades. It was just an interesting point to discuss and see what others thought. And I did email them to see if they had stats for the 6.4L setup....just crious. :geek:
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Post by MikeKey » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:09 am

I have a horsepower addiction.

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Post by jtcarlsen67 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:27 am

MikeKey wrote:I have a horsepower addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rip6sqy0Y8Q

I do too...just not necessarily in the truck. I leave that fun to my Hellcat Charger. My wife is waiting for the 2017 SRT Durango...lol. She wants something with AWD for the snow here in NY. Works for me I guess. :D
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Post by RustyPW » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:33 am

rkgzx9leftcoast wrote:Whipple makes an awesome supercharger, no doubt a stout piece, I do however find the $7K price point a little hard to live with. I do however know that is about the going price point for any aftermarket forced induction kit, plus tuners, exhaust, ect, ect, never ends. Also, not sure about the long term effect on the stock bottom ends in these trucks ?? Someone should totally get one and report back :lol:
$7,000 is cheap for something like this. Seen $20,000 spent on twin turbos for a 3.7 V6 a lot of times. $15,000 for the turbos and the rest on supporting mods.
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Post by DamageWagon » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:47 am

I would rather spend $7000 on 4.0 shocks on all four corners, long arms up front and link suspension on the rear for the truck.


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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:09 pm

jtcarlsen67 wrote:Yeah no lie there on the gas station drag race...lol. Also pretty sure these trucks don't need it (for what they're made for)...nor would I think the blocks are built for that. The chassis, axles and gear boxes I'd be comfortable with but not so sure on the transmission. Although if you never tried to do full throttle take offs and were judicious in using the accelerator I'd bet you could make it work without too many more upgrades. It was just an interesting point to discuss and see what others thought. And I did email them to see if they had stats for the 6.4L setup....just crious. :geek:
I think your 6.4 would comfortably run 800hp with that kit running 12psi, pistons, and studs. The 6.4 is majorly over built. The 66RFE is going to shit the bed though.
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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Mar 14, 2017 12:12 pm

RustyPW wrote:
rkgzx9leftcoast wrote:Whipple makes an awesome supercharger, no doubt a stout piece, I do however find the $7K price point a little hard to live with. I do however know that is about the going price point for any aftermarket forced induction kit, plus tuners, exhaust, ect, ect, never ends. Also, not sure about the long term effect on the stock bottom ends in these trucks ?? Someone should totally get one and report back :lol:
$7,000 is cheap for something like this. Seen $20,000 spent on twin turbos for a 3.7 V6 a lot of times. $15,000 for the turbos and the rest on supporting mods.
The Whipple kit is only 7.5psi. To really do it right would probably cost $15k+ for engine and transmission.
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Post by NickTF » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:20 pm

Do a search on big gas hemi heads. The 6.4 seems like a perfect candidate for something like this if not expected to survive nascar endurance racing with this kind of power. I can just picture the oem trans turning 37" tires with over 600 crank hp lmao. Sounds such as: shapow, kaboom, whamo, clunk, bang, and free reving in drive come to mind!

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Post by TwinStick » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:24 pm

Hmmmm, can this thing be slightly de-tuned maybe, to run just a little less boost ? Just curious. I don't know too much about them. Some people change pulley sizes, what does that do ?
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-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

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Post by MikeKey » Tue Mar 14, 2017 1:40 pm

TwinStick wrote:Hmmmm, can this thing be slightly de-tuned maybe, to run just a little less boost ? Just curious. I don't know too much about them. Some people change pulley sizes, what does that do ?
Pulley is related to boost. On my old termi Mustang, smaller pulley was a favorite mod of an already supercharged engine. Not sure why you would want to detune it more. I'd be curious about cranking it up to 12psi and supporting mods. But honestly, the truck isn't really a platform I'd dump that kind of time/energy into. As cool as it would be, it's still a truck.

Give me an LSX and some boost though.
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TwinStick wrote:Hmmmm, can this thing be slightly de-tuned maybe, to run just a little less boost ? Just curious. I don't know too much about them. Some people change pulley sizes, what does that do ?
Just don't push down on the gas peddle so much.
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Post by adeluca73 » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:09 pm

MikeKey wrote:I have a horsepower addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rip6sqy0Y8Q
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Post by MikeKey » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:13 pm

adeluca73 wrote:
MikeKey wrote:I have a horsepower addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rip6sqy0Y8Q
I'm waiting on the Demon...
I'm not into boats.
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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:17 pm

MikeKey wrote:
adeluca73 wrote:
MikeKey wrote:I have a horsepower addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rip6sqy0Y8Q
I'm waiting on the Demon...

I'm not into boats.
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Post by TwinStick » Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:49 pm

Reloaderguy wrote:
TwinStick wrote:Hmmmm, can this thing be slightly de-tuned maybe, to run just a little less boost ? Just curious. I don't know too much about them. Some people change pulley sizes, what does that do ?
Just don't push down on the gas peddle so much.
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-------------------------5.94:1--------3.28:1-------1.98:1-------1.31:1-------1.0:1-------0.74:1-----5.42:1 ---- = 73.675:1
545RFE----------------3.0:1---------1.67:1--------1.0:1--------0.75:1-------0.67:1------------------3.0:1 -------=37.21:1

2013+ 32.47 crawl ratio...............Can you see the trend ??????????????

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Post by Juday » Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:46 am

MikeKey wrote:I have a horsepower addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rip6sqy0Y8Q
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Post by MikeKey » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:31 am

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Reloaderguy wrote: A Holden owner talking shit, how bout dat!
Aussies take their cars pretty seriously. A rebadged Holden can still take corners better than a Charger or Challenger. Easy to talk smack. :popcorn:
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Post by NickTF » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:05 pm

https://youtu.be/Ybxf_8I0utE

https://youtu.be/zqsfcgzRUvg

Pics are cute, lets see some video! 12.40s pass on 35s with front lockrite in and a 12.07 pass when truck was lowered with different setup (and a converter too tight to spool turbo quickly). My ole 97 12v daily driver

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Post by Juday » Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:30 pm

NickTF wrote:https://youtu.be/Ybxf_8I0utE

https://youtu.be/zqsfcgzRUvg

Pics are cute, lets see some video! 12.40s pass on 35s with front lockrite in and a 12.07 pass when truck was lowered with different setup (and a converter too tight to spool turbo quickly). My ole 97 12v daily driver
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