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  1. Motor break in by the book?

    SRT Hellcat Maintenance
    Newbie here, just purchased a new HC on Friday, Veterans day. I asked my salesman about motor break in and he said that didn't apply to new cars?? I kinda romped on it the way home from the dealership, not too crazy was on the interstate and I opened it up a little.....then I had to show it off...
  2. BREAKING IN HELLCAT

    Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
    Hey everyone I just picked up my hellcat on Thursday and I love it!! I was wondering how long or how many miles I should drive the car before it is safe to really give the engine without causing damage and after how long the car will be running optimally? Would love to hear about personal...
  3. New Replacement Engine Break-in

    SRT Hellcat General Discussions
    This is my first post and I wish it was on another topic. I have a 2015 Challenger Hellcat that the engine had to be replaced at 1361 miles. Cause was I/C (supercharger) coolent fluid leaking into the first cylinder (piston 1). This showed up as a "sweet smelling smoke" at the beginning that...
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