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5.7 Hemi Redline? What is it?

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Old 05-28-2004, 06:32 PM
1228gto 1228gto is offline
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Default 5.7 Hemi Redline? What is it?

I bought a 2003 Hemi 5.7L with only 3,400 miles on it for towing and I don't know the redline! Can anyone help? Here is what it is:

2003 Dodge
3500 one ton
quad cab
Lariate pkg
5.7 hemi

It does not have the tach marked with a redline and I don't want to push it past it's limit while towing. I can't find it in the manual. This is very aggravating! HELP!
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Old 05-28-2004, 08:43 PM
03ramhemi 03ramhemi is offline
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Default RE: 5.7 Hemi Redline? What is it?

Well, the Hemi's have a "redline" at about 5,500 rpm. You'll know it, it won't go past that, it has a rev limiter and will stop power and wont go past 5500. Do you have an automatic? If so, then it will shift at 5500. If you have a manual, and you go to 5500, you'll feel the rev limiter. Try it, its not too bad for it, just to feel it, so you know.
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Old 05-30-2004, 09:19 AM
RumbleBeeRam RumbleBeeRam is offline
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Default RE: 5.7 Hemi Redline? What is it?

my hemi shifts past 5500 closer to 6000+ !!

hmmm maybe thats a bad thing?

2004 Rumble Bee Ram (Custom)
2 12" PG Titanium, in PG Truck Box
2 PG Tantrum 6x9
Powered by Alpine MRD-M501 Amp
and yeah.... Its got a HEMI!

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