Slight shake every few seconds at idle?

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  1. HellcatSteve

    HellcatSteve Senior Hellcat Member

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    My car seems to give a sight shake/shimmy every few seconds while idling in drive at a red light. It is very slight almost barely noticeable but it is there and it is consistent. I am wondering if others notice this and it's normal? It almost feels like an old muscle car idling which is pretty cool but I just want to make sure this is normal in our HC's and it's not something I need to get adjusted etc.
     
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    I feel it in mine also. Pretty bad ass IMO.
     
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    fnkychkn swollen member Gold Supporting Member

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    it's purring. ;)
     
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    goingsolo2 Beast will be back bigger and better than ever! Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Hellcat Supporting Vendor

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    It does the same on mine too occasionally...the car is just plain angry LOL
     
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    x5 same on mine
     
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    If it bothers you, being a good fellow member here I can trade my wife's Prius for your Hellcat. I can assure you it doesn't shake at all unless it's next to my cat when I'm idling. And I'm only doing this coz you have my 2nd favorite color. :p
     
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    TallCool1 Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Nat'l Hellcat Tech Advisor HCC Charter Member

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    Recommend Depends on the Prius in this case.
     
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    I call that power. =)
     
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    It's normal. The engine misfires periodically at idle due to the cam timing. Back in the old days it would be called a mild "lope".
     
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    Tnx for the responses everyone, I figured it was normal just wanted to make sure, and Nate I will have to pass on the Prius trade for now, however if gas prices go way up like a few years ago then maybe I would reconsider. :)
     
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    Ok :) The cat is so bad ass though. Reading all of this I've been trying to come up with excuses to go for a drive.
     
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    Its because of the factory installed "3/4 race cam"...
     

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