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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 11-07-2009, 08:04 PM
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Lift or lower would be a great mod. You can get a great kit installed for less than $2K then go pick the wheels and tires you want. Still leaves some money for the engine.

Good idea, CdnoilRAM!!!
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cdnoil...its 4x4...so if i swapped trannys to a nag1? would that suffice? i kno i need to lower it and level it... and beef up drivetrain and suspension....im gonna do all internals tranny drivetrain and suspension work then go with forced induction guys...thanks for all the help...ill be postin when its done in the spring need to acquire the last 3k so prolly be in the shop by january and be put up for first winter till spring...then yall will be gettin pics
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How's the build progressing?
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make sure that you get good performance brake components
i learned a long time ago, brakes first, power second, we put a 1956 mercury drive components into a hot rod that still had mechanical brakes, lets just say that it was a THRILL RIDE
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I would look at SSBC for a brake upgrade for the front. It wont be too much so it won't take too much outta the 15K.

I would do full exhaust, CAI and cam. Maybe even stroke the motor out. If you stroke it out you'll get some serious power out of it. I would make the internals really strong before throwing a supercharger on it. If you do that then you can run more boost which will give you large gains!!
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If i would of got here sooner i would of suggested a Chevy. Or better yet just go to the casino if i had it to do over again i would i would just pay someone 15k to kick me in the nuts and put the other 15k in the bank.
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