Last Call: A bit too much of that Dyno MIGHT!

Someone commented on the below video that at least the vehicle is already on a trailer. And that’s both hilarious… and sad. Watch this Charger Hellcat go kablammo on the old dyno.

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7 Comments

  1. Hopefully the dyno run wasn’t trying to measure the effectiveness of whatever modification just voided the warranty.

    1. Something something Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act something something “its factory” something something FCA quality….

  2. Well, he either found a weak point that needed fixing anyway or stressed his drivetrain beyond anything it would have otherwise seen for the sake of curiosity. Either way, I can’t feel sorry for the owner, such is the cost of this hobby.

  3. Ouch. Are Hellcats known to fail? Not exactly a standard engine, pluss, it’s a Chrysler. In theory, I can answer my own question.

    1. Amazingly Chrysler offers a warranty for the Hellcat engine for 5 years or 60,000 miles. This surprised me as in the days of my youth when I taught how be a street racer, the factory warranty on the 426 Hemi was “running when you start the engine the first time at the dealership”. I guess in these modern times of computer controlled timing and soft-rev-limiters, it’s a lot harder to blow up your engine than it used to be. Of course a quick glance at the internet shows that you can buy plenty of ways to void your Hellcat warranty.

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