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AlexAdams77 04-22-2009 10:31 PM

Horse Power
 
Well I went out and bought a 08 Ram 1500 Big Horn QCSB 5.7L Hemi w/Tow Package. Now Iím looking into the best bang-for-the-buck performance (HP) mods. With that being said, itís under warranty so I donít want to crack into the engine or do anything that my void it. So, I guess Iíll have to settle with bolt-ons. I guess what Iím really looking for is a list of actual or close dyno numbers.

Example:
Headers Ė 15
Mid Pipe Ė 5
Catback Ė 5
Intake Ė 3

This way I can see what is worth my dollar and which is not. Iíve tried doing searches, but there are really no numbers, just SOTP comments made by people.

Aggie 5.7 04-22-2009 11:46 PM

First off, realize that the 345 horsepower claim is a lie. It's a lot closer to about 280.

Second, there is no magic number as to which part will give you x more horsepower, unless the manufacturer backs their claims with a dyno-proven guarantee (K&N does this)

57Hemi08 04-23-2009 10:38 AM

Diablo Predator Tuner!

erm 04-23-2009 04:45 PM

What he ^^^^ said. Combined with a cold air intake and an exhaust, adding the Predator is THE best bang for the buck mod for the 5.7L HEMI!

chithead 04-30-2009 11:33 AM

Mmmmm . . . Predator. And some exhaust!


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