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Old 12-22-2010, 08:08 PM
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Does anyone know what to do to make my truck sound more like a dragster aside from the exhaust?
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Old 12-22-2010, 09:30 PM
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More compression, bigger cam, supercharger, nitromethane...
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No way to do it without the exhaust, you could start with a free flow intake. That will give the underhood growl.
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More compression, bigger cam, supercharger, nitromethane...
Dat's it ^^^^ right there!
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What's this free flow intake all about, sounds interesting.
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Your cheapest way would be this


or you could do this

http://dodgetruckworld.tenmagazines....ticle&aid=2671

or go whole hog

HEMI® parts and products are available for second-generation HEMI engines. Mopar has introduced a new lineup of parts and products for second-generation HEMI engines that includes:
Aluminum HEMI Block (P5153864) — This lightweight aluminum HEMI engine block is created from a 356-T6 casting and features oiling system revisions, strengthening webs cast into the valley, dry sleeves and ability to support a 60 mm camshaft and more
Cast Iron HEMI Head (P4529898) — Stiffer and stronger than the original, increased material permits porting for improved airflow – also sold as a complete assembly with springs, valves, retainers and valve seals installed
Aluminum HEMI Head (P5153779) — The aluminum HEMI cylinder head comes with valve guides and seats installed – made from all-new tooling, this head is available as a complete assembly with valves, retainers and valve seals installed
426 Street HEMI Intake Manifold (P5153737) — This original-design of the 1966-1971 aluminum dual quad intake manifold accepts Carter AFB carburetors or modern Edelbrock units and maintains factory mounting bosses for throttle return brackets, fittings for vacuum lines and more
Intake Manifold, Single-Plane, 4-BBL, 426 HEMI for 4150 Holley Carburetor (P5153781) Designed by HEMI legend Ray Barton, this intake is set up for large-displacement HEMI engines with serious airflow requirements - new blocks permit 500+ cu. in. with ease
Aluminum Race Roller Rocker System, 426 HEMI engine set (P5153782) — The independent shaft rocker system maintains valve train geometry throughout the RPM range and the entire range of rocker arm travel – designed and patented by Ray Barton
Upgrade parts and complete crate engines are available for third-generation 5.7-liter and 6.1-liter third-generation HEMI engines

Mopar has new products available for 5.7-liter and 6.1-liter HEMI engines that include:
6.X-liter Aluminum Block (P5153897) — This impressive new cylinder block is cast from 356-T6 alloy and features centrifugally cast pressed-in iron liners and billet steel main caps (available in 2008)
6.1-liter Single Plane Intake Manifold (P4510813AB) — Designed for higher RPM applications, this medium-rise manifold’s race heritage is evident
CNC-Ported Cylinder Head, 5.7-liter (RH: P5153344, LH: P5153343) — Capable of handling camshafts with valve lifts up to .600 in., this head (right or left) optimizes flow while maintaining port velocity – comes fully assembled with beehive springs and other updated components
CNC-Ported Cylinder Head, 6.1-liter (RH: P5153350, LH: 5153349) — The fresh casting is 5-axis CNC-ported that sports ovate wire and “beehive” competition valve springs – sold as a complete assembly, ready to bolt-on
Dual Quad Intake Manifold, 5.7-liter (P5153556) — Accepts two Edelbrock or AFB-style carburetors and provides increase in torque over the stock-fuel injection intake system
Conversion Kits (multiple part numbers) — For installation into 2004 MY or earlier 5.7-liter versions – available in carbureted and MPI versions as well as programmable or already-calibrated EMS.
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how about taking the exhaust off and adding about 2500hp shot of nitrous It'll sound awesome for about 3.5 secs.!!
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Yeah! exactly 09bighorn!! Just add about 800HP!!
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