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Old 09-29-2013, 11:21 PM
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In the pick up truck mash up this past June a Ram Hemi with an 8 speed and a 3.55 rear just beat an EB with 3.73 rear by almost a second, both empty. The Ram beat the EB with 8500lbs also, but somehow they flubbed the 1200lb test and the Ram came in way behind. Somebody screwed up.

They also did a slalom test and the Ram beat the EB by a few seconds.

So, a 3.92 should walk away from an EB stock to stock.
what about 3.92 with a 6 speed?
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what about 3.92 with a 6 speed?
You got it there. The six speed would come close/lose to the EB I think.

This new 8 speed gives the Hemi a VERY tall first/second gear and allows the engine to stay well within it's power band while going. It really does gives the Hemi everything it could want. Really low first/second gear to get spooled up fast and then lots of nicely spaced gears to keep it in the band.

This is why the 8 Speed Hemi will walk a stock EB no problem.
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