DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8
Register Advertising Gallery FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 Discuss modifying your Dodge Ram with Performance Parts and Accessories!
Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 06-27-2010, 05:32 PM
theelmeup theelmeup is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Wisconsin
Age: 42
Posts: 2
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT/Big Horn
Color: Dark Blue
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
theelmeup is on a distinguished road
Send a message via Yahoo to theelmeup
Default engine tuner

What is the best engine tuner to get?
And is 25 to 35 hp gains the most you can get for these units? I know I am new to this, but that does not seem like much for the money.
Any advice would be helpful. Thanks!!
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 06-27-2010, 05:42 PM
Toms Blue Ram 1500's Avatar
Toms Blue Ram 1500 Toms Blue Ram 1500 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Dundalk , Md .
Age: 50
Posts: 21,491
Gender: Male
Vehicle: '01 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport with Off-Road
Color: Intense Blue
Engine: 1998-2001 360ci (5.9L) Magnum V8 245hp(standard), 250hp(Sport package)
Rep Power: 19
Rep:1588
Toms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant futureToms Blue Ram 1500 has a brilliant future
Default

The consensus around here is The Diablosport Predator for the Hemi's . And yes , thats a pretty good estimate on hp increase .
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-27-2010, 06:18 PM
erm
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

And really, about $10 per HP ain't bad.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 06-30-2010, 03:46 PM
2005Laramie's Avatar
2005Laramie 2005Laramie is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: The great white north! A.K.A the Yukon Territory
Posts: 19
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram 4x4
Trim Level: Laramie
Color: White
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:22
2005Laramie is on a distinguished road
Default

I got the diablosport trinity, its a little pricey but I love the information it puts out! Also 23-35hp gains is more then enough for you to notice the increase! When I hooked mine up and tuned it, and I could certainly feel and hear a significant difference!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 06-30-2010, 09:07 PM
CdnoilRAM's Avatar
CdnoilRAM CdnoilRAM is offline
I push the skinny pedal


 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Age: 31
Posts: 17,453
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 Blown 349 Hemi
Trim Level: Sport - Modified
Color: Brilliant Black/Snake Skin Green
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 20
Rep:3277
CdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond reputeCdnoilRAM has a reputation beyond repute
Default

I run the DS predator myself and love the 91 tune. Now, another great tuner for the hemi is the Superchip Cortex as it gives you the same basic functions as the predator, but with a bit more tranny control. The pred is the best all-around tuner, so if you ever want a custom tune, the pred is the way to go.
__________________
Sponsored by Bully's Performance
Green Mamba '09 Ram 1500 QCRB 4x4 Sport - dropped, blown, and bottle fed
Kurtis
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-01-2010, 12:03 AM
doz doz is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 34
Posts: 640
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Dodge Ram Crew Cab 4x4
Trim Level: Sport
Color: White
Rep Power: 6
Rep:76
doz will become famous soon enough
Default

Predator has spark and a/f controls.. SC Cortex has tranny tuning options (shift points, torque management).

Both are good in their own respect, I just wish one company would put the whole shibang together. Id just on that product in seconds Im still in the air. Tranny tuning or custom a/f and spark tables tuning. Although DS said they can remove a bit more Torque mangement if you want so Im probably going DS>
__________________
DS Trinity w/ custom tune, S&B Intake, ARH LT Headers, Magnaflow Cat-back, 87mm PTB, BT Catch Can, 180* T-Stat, v6 E-Fan, 5000k RS HID, XD Misfits w/ 35"x12.5"x18", Rancho QL level, 5% tint w/ 35% full windshield, Hifonics Brutus 1100.1 w/ Sundown SA12 in ported FoxBox
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 07-01-2010, 01:49 AM
chefred112's Avatar
chefred112 chefred112 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: NorCal
Posts: 5,892
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: SLT
Color: white
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 10
Rep:656
chefred112 is a splendid one to beholdchefred112 is a splendid one to beholdchefred112 is a splendid one to beholdchefred112 is a splendid one to beholdchefred112 is a splendid one to beholdchefred112 is a splendid one to behold
Default

also remember..those numbers improve the more you mod..each mod will enhance another if the right combo is found...
__________________
-fast freddie- one quick 05 hemi qc...with over 250k miles on odo... on the 5.7, stoker 6.4 now...Inertia Motorsports 392 stroker
5.7 e.t.'s: 1/8 - 7.85@93.20, 1/4 - 12.10@113.96 juice - 12.96 NA... 6.4 e.t. 12.54@107 NA
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 QC SLT: 12.107 @ 113.960 MPH
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 07-01-2010, 08:54 AM
BLKSVT's Avatar
BLKSVT BLKSVT is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: League City, TEXAS
Age: 50
Posts: 1,047
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 4X4 Hemi
Color: Brilliant Black Pearl
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:222
BLKSVT has a spectacular aura aboutBLKSVT has a spectacular aura aboutBLKSVT has a spectacular aura about
Default

SCT baby...
__________________

"MPG???...I get Smiles Per Gallon!"
2010 RAM SPORT CC 4x4 Hemi
Diablo Tuner, Mufflex 14, Bilstein 5100 leveling shocks, 3.5 lift, 35 in mud tires
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-01-2010, 04:51 PM
doz doz is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 34
Posts: 640
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2014 Dodge Ram Crew Cab 4x4
Trim Level: Sport
Color: White
Rep Power: 6
Rep:76
doz will become famous soon enough
Default

SCT doesnt support 09/10 yet though do they?.. Doesnt come up on their site (atleast I couldnt find it)
__________________
DS Trinity w/ custom tune, S&B Intake, ARH LT Headers, Magnaflow Cat-back, 87mm PTB, BT Catch Can, 180* T-Stat, v6 E-Fan, 5000k RS HID, XD Misfits w/ 35"x12.5"x18", Rancho QL level, 5% tint w/ 35% full windshield, Hifonics Brutus 1100.1 w/ Sundown SA12 in ported FoxBox
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-01-2010, 04:53 PM
BLKSVT's Avatar
BLKSVT BLKSVT is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: League City, TEXAS
Age: 50
Posts: 1,047
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 4X4 Hemi
Color: Brilliant Black Pearl
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:222
BLKSVT has a spectacular aura aboutBLKSVT has a spectacular aura aboutBLKSVT has a spectacular aura about
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by doz View Post
SCT doesnt support 09/10 yet though do they?.. Doesnt come up on their site (atleast I couldnt find it)

My tuner says they do...so IDK..cause I didn't see it on their site either.
__________________

"MPG???...I get Smiles Per Gallon!"
2010 RAM SPORT CC 4x4 Hemi
Diablo Tuner, Mufflex 14, Bilstein 5100 leveling shocks, 3.5 lift, 35 in mud tires
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:05 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors