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  1. shawnn

    shawnn Hellcat Member

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    what is the top speed i should drive before the break in ? thanks
     
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    MAXBOOST Active Hellcat Member

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    The moon brother!
     
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    Read the break in procedures that come with every car.

    Also, did you get if for your magical 74K all in?

    R.K.
     
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    CNYHC SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats on the new Hellcat. Read your Owners Manual. It has everything you need to know about the break in...
     
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    "Each supercharged Hemi is dyno-tested for 42 minutes for loads up to 90% at 5,200RPM."

    Sometimes I wonder about the break in procedure...
    However, if I purchased brand new I certainly would follow it !...
     
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    Congratulations...my breakin was "drove it like I stole it."
     
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    Fight On SC! SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    moparjim SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats on getting one.
    Did you get the A8?
    Post a pic if you can.
    The car is fun even breaking it in. But it does beg you to play. Oh that noise.
    Sorry mine's been sleeping for a month.
    Enjoy the hell out of it and be safe.
     
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    shawnn Hellcat Member

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    got it for less then 74000 all in
    only had 15km on it i drove it out of the showroom
    honestly i cant even describe how good it is
    coming from a maserati quatroporte i can actually say the Maserati is shit compared to this words cant describe how insane it is
     
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    digdug33071 SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Congrats on the Cat. Taking her home is one of the best feelings ever.

    I believe the break in procedure is there for you to get used to the power so as not to pull a mustang stunt. For the first couple of weeks I was terrified I'd get sideways if I hit the gas.
     
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  12. MABBRYFL30

    MABBRYFL30 NYS President Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Good morning and welcome to the forum from upstate New York

    I hope you enjoy that new hellcat and enjoy it to the fullest

    Welcome to the hellcat family and community

    Take care and be safe
     
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    Congrats!

    basics of break-in (painful as it might be) from memory...
    0-100 miles: 55mph max speed, less than 4000 rpm
    100-300 miles: 65 mph max speed, less than 4000 rpm
    300-500 miles: 85 mph max speed, limited short periods of WOT
    no track time until 1500 miles

    Welcome to the forum from VA

    Some things leave scars that you'll never forget!
     
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    Go out and drive the 500 miles breakin mileage in one day. Just do it.

    Then floor it
     
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    I find that very hard to believe unless you're posting USD figures. Post up the bill of sale then (black out your info) with the price of the car and tax....

    R.K.
     

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