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Feeding 840 Hungry Horses: Re-Imagining the Air-Grabber™ Hood Scoop

One of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon’s most striking visual cues is its massive hood scoop — the largest functional hood scoop opening offered on any production car. Positioned optimally near the leading edge of the hood, its purpose is to direct cool, dense outside air to the HEMI® engine’s 2.7-liter supercharger.  
 

 

We talked with Demon development engineer Jim Wilder to discover how the menacing scoop came into existence. He told us, “The guys responsible for the actual design are Mark Trostle and Nicho Vardis. These guys have a…

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Feeding 840 Hungry Horses: Re-Imagining the Air-Grabber™ Hood Scoop

Shake, Rattle and Roll – The history of the IQECAG (a.k.a. the Shaker hood)

If you’ll harken back to your middle school science class with me for a second, you’ll remember that in order to make fire, you need three ingredients: fuel, ignition and air – or, more specifically, oxygen. You’ll also remember that cold air is denser than hot air, putting more oxygen in the same amount of volume. While the modern internal combustion engine does a fine job of delivering fuel and ignition, that cold air part becomes tricky as…

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We’re Gonna Need the Paddles for This One

The HEMI Highway Tour gave Heather and me a real close look at Mopar culture. And what’s most fascinating is how owners take our products and enhance them to a level far beyond what most of us could ever imagine.
 
While in Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida, we got our first look at a specific LX Club. Both North and Central Chapters of the FLXC opened up their doors at local Dodge dealerships to give us a peek at how they do things. It was breathtaking.
 
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We’re Gonna Need the Paddles for This One