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TNREDEYE '21 REWB

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Yes, I have to agree with feller Tennsseans,, can't under stand a damn word after 3 am. But transfered to Fl back in 1981 with my Shovel Pan and Chevell 396 big block,, I wood never exspect any of you critters to under go any thing I wood say. Any body pulling a massive nutt from Chattanooga to get er any wayzer. I will be upster that way in Oct November with my hell ashould be ster cat. Vister a brotha in Atlantster and gal friends in Chattwnoogster. Wish to meetster ,, let me knowster. Gal griendisters. And maybe ex wife.
 
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Ok, that one kind of scares me.. I actually think I understood some of it!! :giggle:
 
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2fast4u brought up the Hoosier DOT radial. I have zero experience w them and don't know anyone that does have any. I like that it's sized in 325/45-18.
Do any of you guys have any drag strip experience w them? I'm looking for some ride around tires for the '21 that will still do a good job at the track.

https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tire...45R8DDR2&vehicleSearch=false&fromCompare1=yes
My Friend Walter ran that tire almost exclusively on his Demon. And he tried a lot of other tires. He always ran it exacly at 19.4 PSI before going out to the water box. He did massive burnouts. He has since tried the smaller DBR tire 28X10.5R18 and I think he likes it better.

I think if you want a true DOT tire then you would be better off with an ET STREET R. That Hoosier DOT is a cheater tire. It's for racing purposes only and just happens to have the DOT on it. With the 18" limitation in mind, I would run the Mickey Thompsons as long as you are not going to go for big power. If you are , then I might use the 325/45 as it is wider and taller and will calm the car down a bit and likely hook a little better. But if you are going for big power, then you should invest in wheels/tires/15" conversion etc.

Keep in mind I had zero issues with the 305/45R18's on my Demon and Super Stock when on a properly prepped track.
 
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The car has its 500 mile oil change.
The 315/50-17's are on.
Heading to Music City in a few hours to make a few runs. If it'll go down without a shift hiccup and maybe go 6.60/6.70 I'll be happy.
I just hope the differences between the '19 controls and the '21 controls are easy enough for me to get used to.
 

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I just click the SRT button once and come up on the SRT Dashboard. From there I enable the Power Chiller and then select Track Mode at the top of the page. Only difference is you will be slecting Custom Mode.

I think it will come up on the last page visited. So if you go to the Drive mode page it may return there next time. Just switch to the Dashboard and I am hoping it will set it up for the future.
 
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Thanks for the info Ron. Turns out, it was only minimally different from my other car and it didn't cause me any mental hiccups.
Here's sort of some bullet point things from the outing..

1 - The car didn't et great, but the track had all sorts of vehicles on it(4wd's, minivans, etc) so they couldn't exactly keep it well groomed. Sixty footed low 1.5x's and ran between 6.95-6.97 on the four passes I made. All in all I have no complaints about the et since my '19 started off life even slower than that and now it's badass.

2 - 1-2 Shift --- There is no 1-2 hiccup but the car shifts HARD. It does that rattle the tires thing on every pass. Based on how Rons car looks in his in car video I'll say the shift of my car is similarly hard to Rons SS. It is nowhere near as smooth as a factory car should be on a wide open shift. I doubt I'll be comfortable leaving the shift this way. It will break something running in like this.

3 - The car averaged 20.6 mpg on the way to the track. :)

4 - Toward the end of the outing the car began to idle rough and the check engine light came on. Fortunately a new friend that is a Dodge tech was there(running his wife's Trackhawk). He had his scanner with him and offered to pull the codes. It was P0307 "misfire on #3 cylinder". So we called it a night, aired up the rear tires and headed home.
I had to stop for gas. I shut the car off while there and when I restarted it it rolled some pretty good smoke out the tailpipe. If I had to guess I'd say that was fuel and it has an injector stuck somewhat open.

In all last night was more about finding out if the car would go start to finish without the dreaded hiccup. As a bone stock car it seems to be ok. I do not like the 1-2 shift and I certainly am worried about the #3 cylinder deal. Otherwise I suppose it's fair to call it a pretty decent first outing.
 

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Thanks for the info Ron. Turns out, it was only minimally different from my other car and it didn't cause me any mental hiccups.
Here's sort of some bullet point things from the outing..

1 - The car didn't et great, but the track had all sorts of vehicles on it(4wd's, minivans, etc) so they couldn't exactly keep it well groomed. Sixty footed low 1.5x's and ran between 6.95-6.97 on the four passes I made. All in all I have no complaints about the et since my '19 started off life even slower than that and now it's badass.

2 - 1-2 Shift --- There is no 1-2 hiccup but the car shifts HARD. It does that rattle the tires thing on every pass. Based on how Rons car looks in his in car video I'll say the shift of my car is similarly hard to Rons SS. It is nowhere near as smooth as a factory car should be on a wide open shift. I doubt I'll be comfortable leaving the shift this way. It will break something running in like this.

3 - The car averaged 20.6 mpg on the way to the track. :)

4 - Toward the end of the outing the car began to idle rough and the check engine light came on. Fortunately a new friend that is a Dodge tech was there(running his wife's Trackhawk). He had his scanner with him and offered to pull the codes. It was P0307 "misfire on #3 cylinder". So we called it a night, aired up the rear tires and headed home.
I had to stop for gas. I shut the car off while there and when I restarted it it rolled some pretty good smoke out the tailpipe. If I had to guess I'd say that was fuel and it has an injector stuck somewhat open.

In all last night was more about finding out if the car would go start to finish without the dreaded hiccup. As a bone stock car it seems to be ok. I do not like the 1-2 shift and I certainly am worried about the #3 cylinder deal. Otherwise I suppose it's fair to call it a pretty decent first outing.
So, it seems with all my complaining and all the feedback I gave FCA and JW they maybe gave the 2021 standard RedEye the new shift programming. I 100% would rather lay down a hard shift than some silly massive hiccup. I think to get the car to shift just in time, without using up all the head room approaching the rev limiter, they have to shift it hard. I think that hard shift will calm down. I pretty much did not notice it after a while and do not recall it doing it much if at all at Red List (>10 passes).

I hope that #3 cylinder is ok.
 


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