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Old 07-13-2010, 07:15 PM
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Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Cushing, OK
Age: 35
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Vehicle: 2009 Ram 1500
Trim Level: ST 2X4
Color: Bright Silver Metalic
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
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You know ... I think I do, but it may also be a placebo effect, or the fact that boy is it louder at WOT and that makes me feel like it's more responsive. I've also notied that I can hear more of what the engine is going that I could before. For example I can hear the difference in load on the engine when running uphill with the cruise on whereas before I couldn't.

I used 3" pipe all the way through, easiest fit from the TB down to the filter and the filter has a 3.5" opening which fit the PVC external diameter exactly. I figure onless you could get a smooth reduction (such as the BFI) the decrease in size from a larger pipe only introduces turbulence at the bottleneck. I'd love to have the BFI but this setup only cost about $80 so I can save money for exhaust now instead.

Mods: Thule Xsporter 422XT bed rack, Underrail Rhinolining, MOPAR class IV Hitch, DIY CAI, Aero Turbine 3030.
Future Mods/Wishlist: Tuner, Daystar Comfort Ride 1.5" Leveling kit, Nerf Bars, Police style push bumper with light guards, KC or Thule trail lights, HID projector lights.

Last edited by GPSHSLAX; 07-14-2010 at 12:34 AM. Reason: typos
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