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Snow4Lif3 10-27-2011 10:12 PM

How many have Shorty wires ? and some questions...
 
I did search forums about shorty wires for 05 HEMI and found lot of informations.

Perhaps, what I would like to know is :

1) Any change in MPG after Shorty wires installation ?
2) MDS still working as well ?
3) Any problems if used with Superchip Flashaq or DS ?

Also, how many here (with the hemi) permanently removed their engine cover ?

Thanks

brunality 10-28-2011 09:40 AM

Re: How many have Shorty wires ? and some questions...
 
I'm also curious about this. I've seen someone say "depending on what you read, you may lose 3hp" but haven't found anything myself. I'm trying to get a DSP too, and am hitting my 100k tune-up soon. Thinking of going shorty if I can tune for it.

jeepgcoman 10-28-2011 09:13 PM

Re: How many have Shorty wires ? and some questions...
 
I've had the Taylor Shorties on my Hemi LX for over 5 years now, with no problems. To answer your questions though:

1. You'll only notice a difference in fuel economy if the existing long wires are old and have higher resistance than normal....significantly more than ~12000 ohms for a 3 foot length of stock wire.

2. There will be no difference in the operation of the MDS, again unless there was an engine performance issue prior to installing the shortie wires. You may want to consider installing an MDS "ON" Light that I came up with back in 05, over on the LXForums.com. It's under my screen name, "magnuman" over there. The wiring is the same on the WK Hemi and the install is actually a lot easier than on the LX. Here's the link:
http://www.lxforums.com/board/f88/in...575/#post55813

3. No problem using the Superchips or the Diablosport tuner. I use both on both my Hemi vehicles.

Hope this helps you guys out.

Snow4Lif3 10-28-2011 11:16 PM

Re: How many have Shorty wires ? and some questions...
 
JeepGComan : Thanks you very much for answering my questions ! I installed the MDS "ON" light last year after reading your thread on the LXForum. Thanks for that too !

Brunality : I've read that we can loose 0 or 1 or 2 but its not noticable. You can also gain MPG (and HP ?) if your old wires have an increased resistance...

I'll order the shorties and post photos after installation.

omelet 10-29-2011 12:09 PM

Re: How many have Shorty wires ? and some questions...
 
Hmmm, this conversation looks familiar! :D

ChrisWk 10-31-2011 10:32 PM

Re: How many have Shorty wires ? and some questions...
 
I got the taylor shorties love them took off engine covers and added chrome hemi valve covers, I got a threads with pictures look for engine dress up pics.


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