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Old 08-11-2011, 04:52 PM
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Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: The 'Mont
Posts: 78
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Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: SLT BigHorn
Color: Husker Red
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
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My 4.7 has GREAT top end power! If I floor it off a dead stop it takes a bit to get moving and then WHAM it hits 3k RPM and its like a turbo kicked in! Problem is with the bottom end torque, which it has NONE! A 1/2 ton truck should NOT have to downshift to get up a slight hill. Mine does everytime. im hoping a tuner chip will help move the torque band lower and put a smile on my face.
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