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Old 04-17-2011, 11:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Blue06ram View Post
Im new to the forum and was just wondering what to get.... I know my truck has a lift, aftermarket intake, 4 inch exhaust and that's it I believe... What should I do next? I'm new to the diesels so any help is appreciated.
If the truck is new to you, give it a few months to get the feel for it otherwise any mods will not be as noticable IMHO.
4" exhaust is factory BTW for that year, mine is the same. I added a PacBrake, Banks after-cat Monster exhaust, Banks CAI, Banks Moster RAM intake. No tuner yet. I'd say the tuner is where you should start if you really aren't towing anything yet (a Rzr does not count, too small! ;-)) All the adds I did were for towing my 40' Toy hauler @ 18K empty and around 22K loaded. The mods yeilded me maybe .5-1 MPG gain, but significantly more pulling power (torque) which is what I need.
Get a respectable tuner and keep it within safe limits and you'll have a blast.
2010 1500 Laramie Hemi: Magtec Rear Diff cover, 24" Magnaflow, Resonator delete, Line-X; Bilstein 2.75" kit;295/60-20 Wrangler Silent Armor Pro Grade; Lift Air Bag
2016 3500 Laramie MC: Bilstein 5100's up front, 20" Fuel rims with 275/65-20 Micheline LTX MS/2 tires, Weathertec Floor mats, 45 gal RDS tank, Hensley TS3 hitch, Billet DEF and Diesel caps, DeeZee tailgate assist, Bull Ring retractable stake pockets, Amp Research steps, hybrid window tint.
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