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Old 02-13-2012, 06:19 PM
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Wats up guys i have a 2005 dodge ram 1500 slt 5.7L Hemi i want to go faster then my dads 2007 ford mustang gt lol and i have about 1500$ his car is stock by the way what can i do to achive this ?
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spray and weight reduction.
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another ford mustang but supercharged
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Fast + budget are not synonyms. If you want to go fast, its not cheap (especially with a 5000 lb truck).

Like Kay9 said, spray would be the best option for cheap speed, but without supporting upgrades youll be severely limited in the shot size you can run.

Id personally suggest a tuner ($300), set of headers ($500), used CAI off forums ($150), new y-pipe and muffler ($200 installed for both if you cant weld them in, $100 if you can), and a cam ($450 w/ cam/springs/ect). That would get you breathing quite a bit better and combined Id estimate around 50 whp.
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And the mustang will still kick his arse.. $1500... Pay someone to drive it off a cliff?
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Go buy a new SRT Challenger with the 392.
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Go the 392 Challenger route. You need a lot more than $1500.
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with 1500$ unless you use nitrous nothing will get you faster that a 2007 mustang gt

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buy a 5$ sugar pouch put it in his gas, and then go race,... you might have a chance

but if you whant to mod for that money i agree with doz + i would had with everything done including the cam, a custom tune , with would be from 200 to 500$ but would bring everything togeter and instead of 50rwhp you might get a another 15 to 25 to rwhp buy custom tuning with everything including a cam. but you wont be faster tham a 07 gt , might be a little close but not faster

also if you dont have them, put 3.92 gears,... i would buy them in a crash/scrap yard from a damage ram
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race him off road, then see who wins
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