The 3.6 Pentastar: Is it Really Bulletproof?
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The 3.6 Pentastar: Is it Really Bulletproof?

First released in 2011, FCA Stellantis’ 3.6 liter Pentastar V6 engine has quickly become one of the most popular all around power plants. Many people have even gone as far as to say the 3.6 Pentastar is “bulletproof” in its reliability. What exactly does a “bulletproof” 3.6 Pentastar mean and is that really true? That’s…

5 Best LS Swap Cars For 2024
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5 Best LS Swap Cars For 2024

The five best LS swap cars for 2024 include the Jeep Wrangler (YJ & TJ), the Nissan 240sx (1989–1998), General Motors G-Body (1978–1988) and F-Body (1967–2002), and the FoxBody-era Ford Mustang (1979–1993). There are hundreds of different vehicles that enthusiasts have thrown an LS-V8 engine inside, but I’ve found these are some of the most…

3.6 Pentastar Cold Air Intake Ultimate Guide
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3.6 Pentastar Cold Air Intake Ultimate Guide

A cold air intake will help improve airflow on the 3.6 Pentastar, resulting in 5-10hp power gains, better throttle response, and improved gas mileage. Ultimately, the benefits make it one of the best performance upgrades on these engines. In this guide we’re going to discuss the basics of intake upgrades, provide real data figures on…

5 Best 3.6 Pentastar Performance Upgrades
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5 Best 3.6 Pentastar Performance Upgrades

First released in 2011, the Chrysler 3.6 Pentastar V6 engine has found a home over the last decade in some of the top Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles on the market. Depending on the vehicle, the Pentastar produces between 285–305 horsepower and 251–269 lb-ft of torque. While that is certainly enough to get around town,…

3.6 Pentastar Supercharger Guide
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3.6 Pentastar Supercharger Guide

The 3.6 Pentastar V6 engine has been in production since 2011, and it is one of the most popular engines for vehicles in the Chrysler (Stellantis) lineup. In the Chargers and Challengers, it makes 292–300 horsepower, and the Jeeps get the slightly less powerful 285 horsepower version. However, if you are looking to seriously turn…

Chrysler 3.2 and 3.6 Pentastar Oil Filter Housing Problem Guide
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Chrysler 3.2 and 3.6 Pentastar Oil Filter Housing Problem Guide

One of the most glaring issues on the 3.2 and 3.6 Chrysler Pentastar V6 engine is the oil filter housing. Since its debut in 2011, countless drivers have complained about it being prone to cracking and leaking, which can lead to catastrophic engine failure. The issue is linked to the weak plastic material that Chrysler…

6.4 HEMI Ultimate Engine Guide
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6.4 HEMI Ultimate Engine Guide

For many enthusiasts, the Chrysler/Dodge 6.4 HEMI V8 engine is one of the top engines in the SRT lineup today. Depending on the model, it produces nearly 500 horsepower and lb-ft of torque from the factory, and boasts outstanding towing capacity in Ram trucks. Starting in 2007, Chrysler made it available as a crate engine,…

Chrysler 3.6 Pentastar Engine Guide
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Chrysler 3.6 Pentastar Engine Guide

First released for the 2011 model year, FCA Stellantis’ 3.6 Pentastar engine has been one of their most solid offerings for the last decade. The V6 engine can produce north of 300 horsepower, while still delivering decent fuel economy and solid reliability. FCA Stellantis has put the engine inside numerous Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles,…