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Old 06-03-2013, 09:24 AM
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So I'm kind of new to modifying engines especially in a truck i have a 2006 dodge ram 1500 5.7 hemi and ive read that doing bolt on's is cheaper then doing a supercharger upgrade. I was told that if you do the throttle body, injectors, intake, heads, camshaft, and full exhaust its much better but seeing that that will run me about $3000-$4000 i was wondering which order should i do it in as in which parts first?
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Do it in sections, no order in particular since you'll get a little benefit from doing each one. But since you'll have to tear your engine down to do the heads and the cams, do those together. Then as time and $$$ come available, do the rest. TB and injectors are both on the upper part of the engine, exhaust is on the lower part. Have fun and post up some pics!
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thx for the information and i will but hearing that changing the injectors and camshaft will effect the truck passing emissions testing i think i might just do the intake and full exhaust and then tune it with the diablo predator instead
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changing the exhaust can affect emissions depending if doing cat back or muffler only vs full exhaust from manifolds back.
never had emissions issues with my cam/heads setup and i am on my 3rd cam.
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