Hooker Blackheart K-Member Filler Plate

1997-2004 Dodge Dakota - Allows for K-Member Clearance to the Hellcat Starter (Required for Passenger / Right Side) Mounted Starters Only)

Part # BHS543
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Vehicle emissions regulations are not applicable to this item.

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The starter on Mopar transmissions mount on the left or right hand side of the vehicle. If your trasmission has the starter mounted on the right side it interferes with the K-member on the 1997-2004 Dakota & this filler plate allows modification to the K-member for starter clearance. This filler pate is made from steel w/ a raw finish for easy welding. Use with Hellcat starter.


  • Passenger Side Mounted Starters Interfere with the K-Member - This Filler Plate Allows Starter Clearance
  • Made From 5/16” Mild Steel w/ a Raw finish – for Easy Welding
  • Fits 1997-2004 Dodge Dakota 2WD Gen III Hemi Swap
  • Use w/ Hellcat Starter

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Application1997-2004 Dodge Dakotoa
Brand Hooker BlackHeart
Emission Code6
EngineGEN 3 HEMI
Product TypeFiller Plate
Part NumberBHS543

Vehicle emissions regulations are not applicable to this item.
Use w/ Hellcat Starter - Required on Transmissions that Mount the Starter on the Right (Passenger Side) of the vehicle. Drivers Side Starters Do Not Require This Modification. Requires cutting and welding for installation.

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