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Birdman 03-03-2010 05:01 AM

Any Suggestions
 
I have a 1996 Ram with the 5.2, and I am adding some items. I would like to know if anyone could suggest anything else that would help my truck perform better. Nothing is wrong just some performance upgrades. Here is the list of parts I am getting:

Motor upgrades:
High flow throttle body (twin 52mm)
Stage 2 jet performance chip
High Flow Thermostat (180 degree)
Cold Air Intake W/ cool air scoop

Body Upgrades:
Single scoop functional ram air hood
projector headlights
Black/ clear lens tail lights
Truck bed lid
Sports Visor


I appreciate any advice or suggestions given. :4-vampire:

wermbang 03-03-2010 07:59 AM

I would say if your doing a functional ram air hood, that you could do the 14x3 filter, rather than the intake.
I would also probably do a Superchips instead of the Jet, unless you already have the chip.
Thermostat looks good, projector lights (pics), whats a sports visor?

bones64 03-03-2010 09:01 AM

Sounds like a terrific list of mods. to me.:smileup:

01ram1500 03-09-2010 01:58 PM

sounds pretty good, do you have dual exaust?

GTyankee 03-09-2010 02:46 PM

nice list
isn't a sports visor, one of those windshield decals, or is window vent visors

City Slicker 03-09-2010 03:08 PM

Nice list, I like the upgrades!

Birdman 03-10-2010 01:59 PM

The sportvisor is a fiberglass part that goes above the windshield. I plan on putting duals on it as well, right now it has a single straight pipe.

Birdman 03-22-2010 01:05 PM

I just ordered Long Tube headers as well, I can't wait to get home and put all of these parts on my truck.

Dodgzilla 03-22-2010 03:58 PM

Mopar provides a performance PCM which increase hp & lb-ft and will adapt to any other mods. (It may require premium gas.)

Birdman 04-26-2010 03:21 PM

9 Attachment(s)
So I was just bored and thought that I would post some pics of a few of the parts... And Werm I must have just looked over the portion where you wanted pics of the headlights... sorry about that

The body parts:
Attachment 6447 Attachment 6448 Attachment 6449 Attachment 6450 Attachment 6451 <----Sports Visor

Then some of the Motor stuff:
Attachment 6452 Attachment 6453 Attachment 6454 Attachment 6455


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