DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 Discuss modifying your Dodge Ram with Performance Parts and Accessories!
Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
United Radio
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 07-10-2014, 08:22 PM
roo roo is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: texas
Age: 54
Posts: 485
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013Express,2014 Charger R/T
Trim Level: Express
Color: White
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:39
roo is on a distinguished road
Default Shift RPM for 2013 Express

So what RPM do you guys set your shift points at on a basically stock 5.7. I'm seriously thinking about a Superchips tuner for my Express.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 07-11-2014, 08:52 AM
Vinnie the Wrench's Avatar
Vinnie the Wrench Vinnie the Wrench is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Miami, FL
Age: 30
Posts: 160
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 1500 - QCSB
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:21
Vinnie the Wrench is on a distinguished road
Default

I have a 2012 and I upped my shift points to 6K (from the factory 5600). Very nice having some more power band to move through before shifting.
__________________
~Vinnie the Wrench~
Upgrades in the "Mods List"...

"....I will never leave a fallen comrade. I will never surrender though I am the last. If I am taken, I pray for the strength to defy my enemy...." -De Opresso Liber
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-11-2014, 09:45 AM
roo roo is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: texas
Age: 54
Posts: 485
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013Express,2014 Charger R/T
Trim Level: Express
Color: White
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:39
roo is on a distinguished road
Default

Thanks, Vinnie, I seem to remember reading on here somewhere in the past that 6000 rpm was a good speed. Couldn't find it though.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-11-2014, 11:58 AM
ttredraider78's Avatar
ttredraider78 ttredraider78 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Tennessee
Age: 36
Posts: 128
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013 Ram R/T
Trim Level: R/T
Color: Red
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 2
Rep:91
ttredraider78 will become famous soon enough
Default

I went 5900 for shifts and 6250 for rev limiter.
__________________
Mods-2013 R/T w/Moe's 87MM TB, JBA shorties, muffler delete, custom Y-pipe, 180 Tstat, TYC E-fan, SC Flashpaq/93 Tune, BT Catchcan, Modified stock intake, Volant intake tube/K&N filter, Kicker 250.1, Kicker L3 w/ ported Kicker box,Polk 3.5's, Limo tint, Truxport bedcover, lowered 2" in back
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-11-2014, 12:38 PM
roo roo is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: texas
Age: 54
Posts: 485
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2013Express,2014 Charger R/T
Trim Level: Express
Color: White
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:39
roo is on a distinguished road
Default

You guys have the Superchips tuner? After alot of reading I think thats the one I'm goin with. I'm not out to set the world on fire but would like to get the most out of what I have.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 07-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Vinnie the Wrench's Avatar
Vinnie the Wrench Vinnie the Wrench is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Miami, FL
Age: 30
Posts: 160
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 Ram 1500 - QCSB
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Black
Engine: 2009-2012 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:21
Vinnie the Wrench is on a distinguished road
Default

I went with a DiabloSport DCX Intune with a custom tune from HemiFever. If you want to ever customize the tuning profile you will need a Diablo.
__________________
~Vinnie the Wrench~
Upgrades in the "Mods List"...

"....I will never leave a fallen comrade. I will never surrender though I am the last. If I am taken, I pray for the strength to defy my enemy...." -De Opresso Liber
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-07-2014, 12:30 AM
ruger77's Avatar
ruger77 ruger77 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Greensboro, PA
Posts: 44
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Red
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:26
ruger77 is on a distinguished road
Default

I have mine set to 6000rpm also. It feels so good pulling alittle more.
__________________
You can have my guns when you pry them from my dead cold hands!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-10-2014, 04:22 PM
Chris b's Avatar
Chris b Chris b is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Monroe,LA
Posts: 1,477
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2012 RAM
Trim Level: R/T
Color: Bright White
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 3
Rep:312
Chris b is a jewel in the roughChris b is a jewel in the roughChris b is a jewel in the roughChris b is a jewel in the rough
Default

6200 for me
__________________
SPONSORED BY
BULLY'S PERFORMANCE
K&N 63cai\Fastman 84mm\BT catch-can\e-fan\180 t-stat\Flowmaster super44\Belltech 2"-4" 964sp\BT custom shifter\20% tint\light blue racing stripes\BD pillar pod\Diablo trinity\Hemifever custom tune\two Memphis 10" subs\custom ported box\Memphis 600amp\Weathertech techliner\MBRP 5" tips\ ARH 1 7/8 long tube headers
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:20 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum