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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby potownrob » Sat Aug 16, 2014 12:42 am

because not racecar :!:
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:21 am

Maybe the biggest reason is to make the Challenger unique in offering a stick. There may have been some concern as to how well it would sell, so the availability of the manual trans was part of differentiating it from the Charger.

It's not jut a drop-in - as a "for instance", floor pan design for Challenger had to change from Charger in order to accommodate Amish shift linkage.

Stuff like differential mounts also had to change to survive the shock-loading potential of the Tremec trans.

Nobody was lazy - they had to feel there was a business case for it. Offering manuals is getting to be a more difficult proposition to justify as each year passes. The number of potential customers is dwindling.
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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby six » Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:33 pm

Rope-Pusher wrote:Nobody was lazy - they had to feel there was a business case for it. Offering manuals is getting to be a more difficult proposition to justify as each year passes. The number of potential customers is dwindling.


This is a sad case. But true. I'd like to think there were a whole team of engineers who were practically begging Chrysler brass to approve a manual for the Charger Hellcat, but the honchos stubbornly refused. Because business.
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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby Rope-Pusher » Mon Aug 18, 2014 11:28 pm

six wrote:
Rope-Pusher wrote:Nobody was lazy - they had to feel there was a business case for it. Offering manuals is getting to be a more difficult proposition to justify as each year passes. The number of potential customers is dwindling.


This is a sad case. But true. I'd like to think there were a whole team of engineers who were practically begging Chrysler brass to approve a manual for the Charger Hellcat, but the honchos stubbornly refused. Because business.

Well,....they do call it "The car bidnest", not "Charity Motors", nor "Seriously Over-the-Top Hobby".

You can lose money one something if it gets you money somewhere else, like Ford losing money on Escort in North Hammerica for years, but getting them enough fuel smileage credits to allow sales of Crown Victorias (with high prophet margarines)

Thing is, you gotta have a good case that money will be coming in.
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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby Rope-Pusher » Fri Mar 13, 2015 9:46 pm

Here Kitty, Kitty , Kitty!
“Due to unprecedented demand for the 2015 Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcats,” the company said in a statement, “we are temporarily restricting orders while we validate current orders that are in the system.”

Dodge brand head Tim Kuniskis told Automotive News last week that the company had received more than 9,000 orders. That’s double the annual sales for which FCA had planned. Dealers started taking orders in September.
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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby Rope-Pusher » Wed Aug 19, 2015 12:30 pm

When 707 HosePressures just doesn't cut it.....

Hennessey Hellcat hits 852 hp"The Hennessey version of the Hellcat dials up the horsepower rating to 805 hp, presumably for Bond villains who suspect they could at one point be pursued by stock Hellcats...... If 805 hp is still a bit mild for you, there is the option of the HPE850, which has been tuned to produce 852 hp. This upgrade package includes all the gizmos of the HPE800 but adds a ported supercharger housing (in case you expect to be pursued by stock HPE800s in a Michael Bay movie)."

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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby tankinbeans » Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:10 pm

Late to the party, but how does the black key/red key thing work? What if both are in the car?

Does Dodge still require the active key in the ignition without push button start?
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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby potownrob » Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:30 am

tankinbeans wrote:Late to the party...
NO KEGSTANDS FOR YOU!! :o :P :!:
BUT DEM FAHGLEITZ!! :shock:

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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby tankinbeans » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:42 am

potownrob wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Late to the party...
NO KEGSTANDS FOR YOU!! :o :P :!:

Tristan isn't coordinated enough for that anyway. He would like a beer though.
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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby Rope-Pusher » Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:06 pm

Late to the party, but how does the black key/red key thing work? What if both are in the car?

Does Dodge still require the active key in the ignition without push button start?


Answer from the guys I thought most likely to know:

You don't insert a key anywhere. Key fob in your possession is all that is required.

How does it know which one if you have both in your pocket?

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Re: Amish Transmission fed Steroids for use with Hellcat

Postby Squint » Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:44 pm

Rope-Pusher wrote:How does it know which one if you have both in your pocket?

"Give me the car and I'll go do the research for you!"

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