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


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Old 01-20-2012, 08:19 PM
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Hey Guys, I'm in process of putting a D1 Procharged Hemi into a dodge dakota. wiring and fabricating is the easy part. However my engine will be heavily modified for 10-12 lb of boost for a daily driver. possibly more

I dont want to come across as a punk kid,Im fairly good with all around mechanics and I've have boosted 5.9s before. New computer system new power plant. I want to make loads of power and give all the girls something to look at haha
I will be running a 12 rib belt on a D1 Procharger with intercooler up front.

I am looking for all kinds of input and ideas for ignition system. I'll have some starting photos up very soon for everyone to see and hopefully follow and be a part of this build

My goal is to get a bit of info and to see if anyone else has ever done this before. Or if I'll have a one of a kind swap. Also, can a normal hemi computer be tuned to see boost with a 3bar map or if there are other things that will need to be replaced.




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This sounds like an interesting build. Looking forward to seeing your progress pics and final outcome. Hopefully there is someone here that can provide you with some experience and answer a few questions.
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Sounds like it will be a really fast truck! I live in jacksonville, fl also and I have a 2011 Ram express that I am modding. Have you been to any of the local car shows?
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