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Old 07-17-2013, 03:56 PM
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Sorry to be such a newb, but I just purchased a used 2005 Dodge Ram Daytona. I was wondering what type of mods would be easy for a beginner. I have looked around and see cold air intake and tuner adjustments. Any help would be appreciated.
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The simplest mods to do would be a cold air intake and exhaust first. Then get a tuner as you will see much more improvements with a tuner if you have an exhaust and CAI.
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Bigger throttle body, fairly cheap and super easy to install. Helps a little.
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I'd hold off on the expense of a bigger TB until you have more supporting mods to take advantage of it (cam, maybe heads, headers). Gotta be able to effectively use that extra air coming in. A custom tune will go a long ways with as well.
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SC3865 with trans tuning, S&B CAI and you should already have a Borla/Mopar performance exhaust(OE on the Daytona), then maybe TB, UD pulley, Efan conversion, Shorty headers, etc. Enjoy bro and have fun, I loved my 05 QC Hemi but couldn't pass up getting my SRT10!!!!!!!!!!!!
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