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Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 06-10-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By brains06
What they said. Also you can leave the k&n on...

What they said. Also you can leave the k&n on the shelf and just get a drop in filter. Then mod your air hat and the tubing that runs from the stock air box to the throttle body. You'll see better...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 03-24-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By brains06
I love mine! I've heard that it makes a bigger...

I love mine! I've heard that it makes a bigger difference on the 08 and up 4.7s. The gains are very obvious on my 08. Especially in the way it shifts and accelerates around town. I run the 87...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 03-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By brains06
i agree with Hornet. Use the tow/haul mode and...

i agree with Hornet. Use the tow/haul mode and it'll hold gears longer and stay in the rev band. All 4.7's have this problem. the tow/haul really helps and a Superchips REALLY HELPS!
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 03-15-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
Sorry it took so long to reply, I hadn't...

Sorry it took so long to reply, I hadn't subscribed to this thread. If you haven't done it yet here's how.

Replace the air filter with a better flowing filter of your choice, then remove the big...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 03-04-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,621
Posted By brains06
That's not true. You have three performance...

That's not true. You have three performance tunes. 87,91,&93 octane. The 87 octane tune gives you an increase of 47 peak hp. 50 hp with 91 and 66hp with 93. Those are peak hp numbers measuring the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 02-10-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
No problem! It's really not a weekend project. If...

No problem! It's really not a weekend project. If you get the pvc cut at the hardware store, you can do this whole thing inside of twenty mins after the paint on the pvc dries.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 02-06-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
Preciate it! It really made a noticeable...

Preciate it! It really made a noticeable difference. I had added a K&N drop in filter before the mod and with this it really breathes a lot better. You can hear it a bit more but it sounds pretty...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 02-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
As promised here is a cropped picture of the...

As promised here is a cropped picture of the KRAZYK mod
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
Lol no problem. I'm out on my rig till next...

Lol no problem. I'm out on my rig till next Wednesday but I'll take some pics as soon as I get home.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-21-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 68,860
Posted By brains06
Something must be wrong with my truck. Even with...

Something must be wrong with my truck. Even with the superchips, exhaust and modified intake I only see 17 hwy mpgs. I have 3.92 gears and 20" wheels and I've always thought that was holding me back....
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-17-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By brains06
Magnaflow muffler only. Our exhaust is full...

Magnaflow muffler only. Our exhaust is full stainless steel so all you need to change is the muffler. I have an 18" and it sounds great.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-16-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By brains06
I have a magnaflow on my 08 4.7 and it sounds...

I have a magnaflow on my 08 4.7 and it sounds nasty! I work on a drilling rig and everytime we get off, the guys make comments on how good it sounds. The straight thru design picked up a few mpgs for...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
Ok so I put in the 87 performance tune before...

Ok so I put in the 87 performance tune before getting on the road to come home. My mileage going home fell to 15.4 from 15.9 @ roughly a 75 mph average.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-06-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,195
Posted By brains06
I had a hypertech on my hemi and the performance...

I had a hypertech on my hemi and the performance with the premium tune was pretty good. My issue was the lack of other tuning options that it gave. I just got a superchips for my 08 4.7 and I love...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-05-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
Ok I'll check it when i get home. My code said...

Ok I'll check it when i get home. My code said erratic signal or intermittent signal. I don't recall, either way it works sometimes but never above 65.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 01-05-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
I'll be getting off the rig Wednesday morning and...

I'll be getting off the rig Wednesday morning and I plan on running the 87 performance tune on my trip home. It's about 175 miles so I should get a good reading of fuel mileage. I have a feeling it's...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-26-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
16.8 is closer to what I've been seeing. My last...

16.8 is closer to what I've been seeing. My last trip to work I saw 16.5-17 ish
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-26-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
I've never seen 20mpg at any speed other than...

I've never seen 20mpg at any speed other than pedestrian. I've always attributed it to the combination of my 3.92 gears and 20"wheels. Am I missing something?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-25-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
Update. I drove to work using the mileage xs tune...

Update. I drove to work using the mileage xs tune and after driving 75-80 the entire way I got 15.7 mpg. The trade off is that the programmer tells the trans to stay in 3rd or higher and downshift...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-24-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
I hear what you're saying and if I towed...

I hear what you're saying and if I towed regularly I would try your method..but I almost never tow. When I had my Hemi I ran a hypertech 93 tune so using 93 isn't that big of a deal to me. What I'll...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-23-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
Installed the 93 performance tune last...

Installed the 93 performance tune last night....WOW! The truck just wants to pull! I'm loving it! I gotta drive 200 miles tomorrow and I'm wondering if it would really be beneficial to use the...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-21-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
I was playing with the data logging and I found...

I was playing with the data logging and I found the trans oil temp parameter but it doesn't show anything when I select it to be monitored. Anyone have any ideas about this?
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 12-20-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,550
Posted By brains06
Just got my superchips

I got it earlier today and immediately loaded the 87 octane tune. The trans tuning is what you notice right away. It holds gears longer and seems to allow the 4.7 to play within its powerband much...
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-19-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
Just got back and keeping it between 70-75 over...

Just got back and keeping it between 70-75 over 481 miles I got 17.7mpg.
Forum: Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 4.7 Liter V8 11-19-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,903
Posted By brains06
Well I did a search and found a mod done by...

Well I did a search and found a mod done by KRAZYK that removed the air hat and replaced the accordion tubing with smooth pvc or whatever 3" piping you want to use. It was simple and inexpensive. I...
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