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Old 11-06-2013, 01:06 PM
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I have an 09 ram 1500 4.7 L with the 5 speed transmission can I have a 5.7Linstalled without changing the transmission and so on ?How much cash are we talkin?
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Old 11-06-2013, 03:21 PM
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Old 11-07-2013, 02:09 AM
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Haha I like this response.

Anyways, that does sound expensive man.. and a lot of hassle! Might be a better option to sell and find something different. Good luck
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Unless you know what you are doing and well versed as a mechanic I would suggest a different truck with a Hemi.

These engines are all computer controlled and would most likely need a new PCM among other things and then have to be flashed and updated to your truck. Not like the old days when you could drop a new engine in every other week and just drive away.
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Agree, best option would be a new truck.
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Yeah thinking by the time its all said and done.....May be better to pick up a new truck......Good luck......
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A programmer and maybe some love from air ram would likely put a smile on your face if its just a little more power you're after.

Hemi's are the real deal but I agree with the other posters.
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I think I read a thread on another forum where a guy swapped a Hemi for the 5.9 in his 2nd gen. It required a lot of fab work, and I never followed the post to see if it finally worked out for him. Unless you want to do it just to do it like that guy did though I would get a different truck. You will save money just based on the opportunity cost.
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