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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-19-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Thanks! And yea I've got no need for off roading...

Thanks! And yea I've got no need for off roading with the 4x4 other than using it for snow in the winter. So she's a street truck. The more HP the better :LOL:
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 11-19-2014, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By Gecko
You're not going to get headers for less than...

You're not going to get headers for less than $1000 most likely. I would go for a tuner and a tune. Or you could go with a torque converter and do the install yourself and that would be under $600.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 11-14-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Gecko
I would stay away from the STS kits. Nothing good...

I would stay away from the STS kits. Nothing good has ever been said about them.

You should contact CHYKLR (I think i spelled that right) he is running a turbo 4th Gen with a mid mount setup I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 11-13-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Gecko
I did my cam swap a year ago at around 130-140k...

I did my cam swap a year ago at around 130-140k miles and have had no problems at all.

Though with you being a 2010 and VVT I probably wouldn't do the cam. Seems that no one can figure out the VVT...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
The new project will be happening the weekend...

The new project will be happening the weekend after Thanksgiving. I was on one of the forums one day and someone put up a thread about a new company that's making superchargers for our Rams. They are...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Lastly, and this isn't technically considered a...

Lastly, and this isn't technically considered a mod, but because of how good Mike has been to me I wanted to be able to represent his work properly so I asked him to make me up one of his decals to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Just before I left for my baseball season out in...

Just before I left for my baseball season out in Ohio I got my AFR gauge installed. I went with the AEM digital wideband gauge. After shopping around for a while I managed to order a single gauge...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Once February rolled around I saw a thread on one...

Once February rolled around I saw a thread on one of the forums of some OEM 22" SRT-10 wheels. I was in California playing baseball at the time but was able to secure them for when I got home. I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Here are the obligatory videos. Inertia actually...

Here are the obligatory videos. Inertia actually took the second one and put it up on there site under under the Crazy Jay Plus cam (I thought that was pretty cool :D )
...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Finally finished. Here are a few finished...

Finally finished. Here are a few finished pictures.

http://i1110.photobucket.com/albums/h457/LpGecko/IMG_20131204_131730_576.jpg...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
Once we had the heads out, Mike removed the...

Once we had the heads out, Mike removed the headers and changed all the valve springs and pushrods. He also saw that my valve stem seals were in terrible condition and needed replacing too so I...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram - Complete Builds 11-09-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,053
Posted By Gecko
So I never got around to updating this thread...

So I never got around to updating this thread after I did my cam install last year. It's been a full year with the cam in the truck and it's been great! I figured I would update this thread with what...
Forum: 2014 Dodge Ram Forum 11-04-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Gecko
Your's isn't nearly as loud as mine and I've...

Your's isn't nearly as loud as mine and I've never been pulled over for mine before. I'd have to go with just a dick cop...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3zIrCeP9bs
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 11-04-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Gecko
I wouldn't waste your money the stock coils are...

I wouldn't waste your money the stock coils are plenty good. You can run up to I think 1200 HP on them IIRC
Forum: 5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics 11-01-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
Posted By Gecko
BRH or Kurtis do you have an email to get ahold...

BRH or Kurtis do you have an email to get ahold of Mike (I think thats his name IIRC) who builds the L&M trans? I would like to have a conversation with him as well since I'll be adding boost in a...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-31-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,501
Posted By Gecko
Either one of those tuners will work for a custom...

Either one of those tuners will work for a custom tune. It just comes down to how much you're willing to spend. Both will get the job done.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-23-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 262
Posted By Gecko
All I was told by my installer was be easy on it...

All I was told by my installer was be easy on it the first 50 miles. After that you're good to go. Also change the oil 500-1000 miles after the install. That's all I was told to worry about. You...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Gecko
I would do what Jay says. He knows his stuff and...

I would do what Jay says. He knows his stuff and does custom tuning himself. Not going to get a much better response than his.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-16-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By Gecko
Thanks for the info. I actually just ordered...

Thanks for the info.

I actually just ordered my supercharger. I'll be running low boost for as long as the trans holds and then I plan on buying a new one of those too :LOL:

I'm just trying to...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 10-16-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 826
Posted By Gecko
BRH what did you pay for your converter if you...

BRH what did you pay for your converter if you don't mind me asking. I can't seem to find a triple disc for the 545rfe trans on ATS's website. If you have a link I would appreciate it.

Though I...
Forum: Exhaust 10-07-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Gecko
I think you'll save alot of money by just going...

I think you'll save alot of money by just going with the magnaflow y pipe being welded in. I'm gonna guess this is going to cost a couple hundred $$$ and thats without install. If a shop charges you...
Forum: Exhaust 10-07-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Gecko
Didn't even know aFe made headers for Rams. They...

Didn't even know aFe made headers for Rams. They look like shortys though. You will see some gains from them but don't expect a huge improvement.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 09-30-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Gecko
You probably won't see much from doing a TB...

You probably won't see much from doing a TB without an exhaust and or headers. I would look into LT headers or a tuner and exhaust to start.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 09-16-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By Gecko
You can always go with a new valve body. Those...

You can always go with a new valve body. Those are supposed to firm up shifts quite a bit.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 09-10-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Gecko
Well hurry up and put it in already! :LOL: ...

Well hurry up and put it in already! :LOL:

But in all seriousness, what "major mods" are you planning on doing this winter? There are a handful of things you can do that you don't need to replace...
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