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


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Old 05-26-2012, 12:15 AM
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So I have around $1200 to start doing some mods for more HP. Right now all I have done is add a Magnaflow muffler and a K&N Drop in.
Could really use some ideas from some of you more experienced mod guys/gals!

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What are you looking for? I would do some headers and a tuner personally.
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yup..do the 3 "base" mods first (tuner, cai, exhaust)...if you can afford headers, do them, also do an aftermarket Y pipe as well...simple cheap mod is a 180 tstat...

from there..do gears (depending on the gearing you have now)
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Thanks guys. I was thinking tuner first. I have been checking out some of the threads in here about CAI's. I have read that they don't do much but add sound at WOT. I know tuners make a difference. What would be a good tuner that would be fairly "user friendly". As these would be new to me.
As for gears I currently have the 3.92's which I think is good enough for now.
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my suggestion for a tuner is the diablosport predator, i had one on my 08 and loved it..you can use one of thier "canned" tunes or you can download a custom tune..well worth the money imo
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I have heard a lot of good things about the Diablosport and the Superchips. These are the 2 I am considering. Can anyone with the Superchips let me know what they think of it....what kind of gains etc? Ease of use...
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I got the superchips in my 07 it works pretty good so far.
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I had the superchips on an 07 hemi ram, short bed standard cab and it was worth about 2 tenths on an 1/8th mile track. I have a 10 hemi ram, short bed standard cab and I have a diablo preditor on it and it was worth 2 tenths also. The diablo has more things you can change than the super chips.
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Thanks for the info! I was also reading Superchips has a new tuner out called Vivid. Does anyone have or know anyone who has this? Claims to have the most gains out of most other tuners.
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vivid is like their trinity(diablo sport) i have the trinity and wouldnt trade it for anything
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