Hellcat Block Heater

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat Maintenance' started by SRT_HC_707, Feb 4, 2015.

  1. SRT_HC_707

    SRT_HC_707 SRT_HC_707 Staff Member

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    I noticed a picture of block heater used on the Challenger on the Dodge site. I didn't order it as I don't really need one but I noticed that this thing is beefy.

    I'm used to the block heaters that is nothing more than a heating element that replaces one of the freeze plugs in the water jacket of the block.

    The block heater for the Challenger looks like it is made well and installs somewhere other than a freeze plug.

    Anyone ever install one or now where it installs? Looks like there might be a dedicated place in the block that is covered with a plate or something if you don't have the block heater.

    Just curious how this works on the Apache and Hellcat as it looks like a nice unit...

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  2. Jim Hetrick

    Jim Hetrick Silver Member

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    Never seen one, I'm from the West Coast
     
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    My car has it.. Although, I didnt originally order the car.. next time Im out in the garage, Ill check it out and report back..
     
  4. 70Cuda

    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    You think that is beefy, check out the heating system on the Ram Trucks ( Cummins Turbo Diesels ) If you use it on a daily basis your electric bill goes thru the roof.
     

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