Maybe that guy
1. Chipped the car, removed limiters.
2. Forgot that he left shifter in 2nd year.
3. He floored the throttle at 55mph with above conditions applied.
That's all I can think of as 5.5L engine is virtually bullet-proof
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<LI>Pearl Grey/Black Leather
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