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Hi guys!
Anyone know how much hp/torque the 4.0liter (transmission too) can handle before replace all internal parts (forged piston, etc)?

There have any performance (prefer raised torque instead hp) parts on the market?


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Not that I really can show you but the Dodge Nitro with the 4.0 is over-engineered (engine, transmission and rear-end) unlike the 3.7 engine and drive train). So are you thinking about adding what? Nitrous oxide (N2O)? Sure the 4X4 Transfer Case would be a weak part, otherwise maybe the drive shaft. What are your plans?

4.0-liter SOHC V-6
The performance-oriented, 4.0-liter single-overhead-cam (SOHC) V-6 engine that is standard on the Dodge Nitro R/T model is designed to provide the power and torque required to make the vehicle a leader in the mid-size SUV segment. The engine delivers 260 hp (194 kW) @ 6,000 rpm and 265 lb.-ft. (359 N•m) of torque @ 4,200 rpm. The 4.0-liter SOHC V-6 engine provides more power and torque than the 3.5-liter engine on which it is based with an emphasis on low- and mid-range operation to meet the needs of the day-to-day driver.

Availability Standard on 4.0-liter SOHC V-6
Description Adaptive electronic control, electronically modulated torque
converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st 3.59
2nd 2.19
3rd 1.41
4th 1.0
5th 0.83
Reverse 3.16
Axle 3.21 with 4.0-liter SOHC V-6
Overall Top-gear 2.66 with 4.0-liter SOHC V-6

Transfer Case: MP 143 GII Single-Speed
Availability Included on 4WD
Type Part-time, electronically shifted
Operating Ranges 2WD, 4WD lock, electronically controlled
Center Differential Type None
Torque Split, F/R 50/50

AXLE ASSEMBLY. Rear Complete.
Part Number: 68083032AA

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2007 Dodge Nitro 5.7L HEMI

2007 Dodge Nitro 5.7L HEMI

One Wet Dream



Horsepower @ RPM:
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Torque @ RPM:
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The annual Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show has witnessed the debut of a number of cutting-edge vehicles from Chrysler Group’s SkunkWerks team in the past few years. This year will be no different, as Mopar® and the SkunkWerks team will debut new custom vehicles at SEMA.

This Dodge Nitro rolls on custom 22-inch Alcoa rims with 14-inch Brembos behind them. With custom body panels including carbon fiber hood, front and rear fascias are covered in a one-of-a-kind blackberry pearl paint accented by the custom purple rain glass supplied by Solutia.

But this Nitro isn’t just about looks. The team stuffed a Mopar Performance 5.7L HEMI under the hood. Gear slamming is done through a Tremec 5-speed transmission via a Hurst pistol grip.

The interior continues the no-nonsense approach with four Viper buckets wrapped in black carbon fiber leather by Katzkin.

Sure to turn heads – leaving lots of long black strips on the pavement.

Builders: DaimlerChrysler Dealer Technical Operations and Vehicle Build Shops
5.7L HEMI Crate Engine by Mopar
360 horsepower @ 5,400 rpm and 360 lbs.-ft. of torque @ 4,200 rpm

(About $20K for the truck, $5k for the rims and tires, $2K for the brakes, another 2 for the seats, and around $10k for the motor, throw in some labor, talking about $50K and then you take it out on the road. So I would say you could buy it anywhere, building it, that is another story.)


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Top Speed of Nitro?

Chase reaches 130 mph before crash in Wallisville

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Authorities are trying to figure out why a driver eluded troopers during a routine traffic stop, traveling at speeds of up to 130 mph.

DPS troopers were trying to stop a Dodge Nitro for an equipment violation in the area of the East Freeway and Waco Street at around 1:40 a.m. Tuesday.

The Dodge SUV led troopers to the East Beltway 8 at the Wallisville exit. The vehicle crashed into a brick wall of an apartment complex ending the chase.

The driver was taken to the hospital with a broken leg from the crash.

Authorities have not immediately said what charges the driver will face.

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