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Old 06-14-2013, 05:59 PM
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Hey guys, my name is Tim and I am new to upgrading any of my vehicles but in need of help and advice in upgrading my Ram. Any advice or tips are appreciated!
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Old 06-14-2013, 07:45 PM
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A tuner will give you the biggest bang for your buck as far as performance mods go. Then combined with a free flowing intake and exhaust you will add quite a bit of HP and torque. You could also get into headers, cam changes, porting and polishing heads, etc. But that's even a step further. I'd start with the first three and go from there.
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Hello and welcome to the forum..... We are glad to have you here........If there is anything that we can do to assist you please ask...

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Hey there Tim and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! So tell us more about your truck! Any pics you can share? We'd love to see your ride! What kind of mods are you looking to do? Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Hello! and welcome to the Z.

My name is Jeremiah, if there is anything you need assistance with as far as aftermarket parts goes feel free to send me a message or start a thread in our Vendor Section and we would be more than happy to answer any question you have!

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