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Default Best $1000 to spend on performance.

I'm looking to spend $1,000 on my best "bang for the buck" performance upgrades. For my 2012 1500.

I am looking at the trinity and a hemifever tune for sure. Could any one else suggest another mod around $400?

I am thinking a vararam intake.

Only performance thing done to the truck as of now is exhaust and factory 4.10 option.
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S&B CAI with the optional scoop, Throttle body, Sprint booster, etc.......
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I would do the small things your missing like 180t,Ypipe and catch-can
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Airaid Intake, Corsa Exhaust, Tuner ....
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I would do the small things your missing like 180t,Ypipe and catch-can
Sean strongly recommends a 180 t-stat and catch can w/ his tunes.
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What are your goals for the truck? Is this the only money that will be spent on performance upgrades? If so then get tuner, 180 tstat, intake to go with your exhaust.
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catch can $150
s&b cai $300
87mm TB moes $300
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What are your goals for the truck? Is this the only money that will be spent on performance upgrades? If so then get tuner, 180 tstat, intake to go with your exhaust.

I plan on doing AM headers with in a year, possible RIPP charger in another 30,000 miles.
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I am thinkinking of doing...

Tuner+tune $600
Ypipe $150
Catcan $150
180 tstat $20?
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I would do Hemifever Intune - $489.
Fastman Standard Mod TB (http://www.thefastman.com/throttlebodiesHemi.php) - $320
Vararam CAI - $359.
180 Tstat - $30.

Yes it's $200 over. But that's what I'd do if I already had 1k.
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