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  1. RPM & speedometer crazy after new engine install

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    I'll try to sum up the events without going into too much detail. My brother's best friend blew the engine on my 2007 charger and I had to get a new one. He dropped it in for me but I decided I wasn't comfortable with his 'knowledge' of engines to finish do the wiring. Bought 2008 Chrysler...
  2. Can you put a Hellcat Engine in a 2011 Charger with the 5.7 hemi?

    Performance Discussion/Modifications (2011 +)
    Hey So I have this idea about putting a Hellcat engine in my 2011 Charger. I have a 5.7 hemi in it now. Is it possible to put the Hellcat in a 2011? I know they make crate engines for 2015 and up. If it is possible, is there more I would have to do than swap the engine? Like exhaust, headers...
  3. 2018 Dodge Charger (600 miles) Engine Rapid Intermittent Hissing During Acceleration

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    Hello all, I got my 2018 Charger GT last week and I love how it looks and feels so far! However I think I might have ****ed up while driving it today. I don't know if this could be the cause, but while I was trying to speed up and merge onto the highway, I pressed the gas a little too hard and...
  4. Charger R/T '08 5.7 HEMI Ticking Noise

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    Hello Guys, I got about 3 weeks ago a Charger R/T '08 in OH and i live in MA (yes, drove it til here) and a friend of mine just noticed a ticking noise on the engine, more precisely on the passenger side no the top between 1 and 2k RPM. Got to the Dodge to make a diagnosis and they told me that...
  5. Charger 5.7 Hemi Ticking Noise

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    Hello guys. I tried at several times find any thread regarding my problem but didn't find any (or at least similar), so i'm posting a new one. I bought a Charger R/T 5.7 v8 HEMI in Ohio and i live in Massachusetts. The car has less than 80k miles on it and i figured out it would be a good deal...
  6. Valve Seat Failure Resolution?

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    I am looking to buy a 2006 Charger R/T from a buddy after much deliberation. Have been researching various maintenance issues and he has taken good care of the car. However, I have seen a lot of discussion and concern over the valve seat failing and causing a lot of engine damage. So, two...
  7. Improvement plan for a 2.7L

    Performance Discussion/Modifications
    Hey guys, so my grandfather bought a 2009 2.7L SE Charger (he was 86 at the time). In 2014, he passed it on to me. He passed away back in December, and since then, I've decided that I want to drastically improve the car as something of a tribute to him. I have a rough outline of some sort of...
  8. Rattling

    Charger Problems/Assistance (2011 +)
    Good evening everyone, I recently purchased a 2016 Dodge Charger. Six days in... Miami, FL experienced heavy rainfall that flooded the streets and my engine hydrolocked. Long story short, the insurance covered the long block replacement and the car is running fine... except for one little...
  9. stock heads

    Performance Discussion/Modifications
    Hey guys, anyone know if we got aluminium heads from the factory, or are we lugging around some iron heads? I've got an 07 R/T 5.7 hemi. >:)
  10. 6.1 engine rebuild

    Charger SRT-8 Discussion
    hey everyone. I'm Ahmad I recently bought a 2006 SRT-8 Dodge Charger with 68,000 miles on it it is salvage but I don't care because I plan on keeping the car forever since it is my childhood dream car. after buying the car I realized the previous owner somehow reversed the miles on it and what...
  11. Brand new 14 R/T rust on engine

    General Charger Discussion
    So I think I found my car today at the dealer. It's a 14 Billet silver R/T with 60 miles on it. Everything checked out as I was looking at it, but when I popped the hood and looked at the engine I noticed in the middle there was some rust on it. Is this a problem? Is it just cosmetic and...
  12. 2.7 Engine problems.. swap to a 3.5??

    V6 Specific Discussion
    I have a 09 charger 2.7L SE RWD The timing chain failed and now I have an engine with bent valves.. I would like to put the 3.5 in instead of another 2.7. Looking for some advice on how much work it would be to upgrade to the 3.5? From what I have found out so far is that I need to find one...
  13. Engine swap

    V6 Specific Discussion
    Hi guys, I've got an 06 3.5L with about 100k and I'd love to do an engine swap. First car when purchased new, so it's got some sentimental value, plus Magnesium color is unique enough I feel the car is worth hanging on to. Totally paid off, so makes sense to upgrade for me versus buying a new...
  14. HELP!, Service Dept: "Catasrophic Failure" of Wiring Harness

    Charger Problems/Assistance (2011 +)
    My 2006 Charger RT (142,000 mi) has seen many great days on the road. Today is not one of them. Last week my car's Nav radio blanked while locking the FM channels, then switched to blanking the instrument panel, losing AC and finally failing to start at all. The dodge dealer says my wiring...
  15. No cats check engine light

    Performance Discussion/Modifications
    So I'm about to get rid of my catelyic converters and I know that the rear o2 sensors put off the check engine light.. Is it bad to drive with the check engine light on ? Or should I just wait till I get my tuner or does it not really matter.
  16. 3.5 Engine Tick Only While Accelerating???

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    I have a 2007 3.5 SE with 108,000 miles. I’ve been reading a lot of other posts that 3.5’s have a common ticking problem related to bad rocker arm assemblies/ lifters. However, from what I understand, the ticking usually occurs during startup and typically goes away after the engine warms up...
  17. Engine Wash

    Detailing/Washing/Waxing
    Hi there, im thinking about getting an engine clean on my 07 Charger and I wanted some opinions on whether there are some negatives on doing so??? One of my friends told me there nothing wrong with doing it but my dad (who is a car Fanatic), seems to think its a bad idea... :beerchug:
  18. How hard is it to change valve cover gasket ?

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    Been in the dealer 3 times now (2011 hemi passenger side ) they just cannot fix the leak ..think it's really that hard a job ? It leaks on the exhaust and stinks me out ..think it could be the head gasket ? the whole motor was apart at 7,000 mi ..cam ,lifters,rockers replaced ..then after that...
  19. Engine shot???

    Charger Problems/Assistance
    We bought a 2006 dodge charger V6 2.7L last Saturday August 4th from a car lot in Miami FL. Compared to other chargers we looked at this one seemed well cared for and ran great. Engine sounded healthy and transmission shifted smooth. 5 days after driving it off the lot it started making a...
  20. Engine Swap

    Performance Discussion/Modifications
    So this came across my mind earlier today, although its probably not, Is it possible to take the engine from a 2011 Dodge Durango which is a 5.7L V8 hemi and swap it with a 2007 Charger which is a 3.5L V6?
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