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


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Old 02-20-2012, 01:32 AM
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Hey guys still new on the forums here and was looking for some ideas on some good performance upgrades or ideas.

Now this hemi is actually going to be swapped into my 98 ram RCSB and was out of an 08 charger but will be getting run off an 04 or 05 truck computer and the MDS will be eliminated. So since the motor is still sitting outta the truck i figured nows the time to figure out my upgrades. Ive been looking at doin the cam (leaning towards a comp 268), 6.1 springs and pushrods, a high stall converter, along with a custom tune. Headers may come down the road once i see what kinda room i have in my truck.

I havent made up my mind for sure on anything yet and any advice, ideas or suggestions are welcome.

Looking to make a nice quick little sleeper truck.
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nice cam...make sure you swap out the mds lifters or your gonna run into problems...
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Might as well do the heads to go with the cam
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Thanks for the advice on the lifters I wasn't sure if I should be changing them to but will definitely be planning on changing them now to.

And I'd love to do the heads as well but don't thing I'll be able to afford them when it comes time to do everything. School is gunna leave me a little bit shorter on cash lol.
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