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


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Old 04-04-2012, 05:09 PM
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So not sure which to do first....CAI or exhaust? CAI is cheaper on the pocket right now but will I see any kind of gain with it alone or is it benificial to do CAT back exhaust then CAI? Any comment or help appreciated.

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Its all your prefrence dude, I went with a K&N 66 seris CAI coast me 270 at carid and i got my magnflow super 40's series done for 250. But i did my exhaust first you gotta let them here the hemi lol
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It really won't matter which you do first. I typically do exhaust first then cai only because I like the flow out to be ready for a higher flow in.
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I did exhaust first. I went with the DOD18M. It has a great tone for now, but I went with the quieter series because I'll be upgrading to Longtubes with an Off-road Y-pipe later.
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I don't see how you get a benefit with out both.
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