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Old 04-03-2010, 12:11 AM
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ram 2500 5.9 magum looking for more hp the cheapest way possible.Its a 98 4 wheel drive with an automatic.I put on a KN cold air intake but no change.Any ideas?
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I would do a programmer and an exhaust, that will give you some good gains. It will make your CAI work a lot better
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I agree with Scat, those are the Big 3 when it comes to modding
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what type of programmer do you recomend? What exhust mods do you recomend?
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Superchips seems to be the best for our engine.
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A complete ignition kit like this one from hughes engines is what i'd go with MSD 6A ignition module (6200)
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These parts are often overlooked but in the magnum engines actually bring out some more power.
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I live at 6100ft. alt, would this have any bearing on what you recomend,and do you have any thoughts on exhaust?
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You can also put a under drive pulley on, headers, and throttle body spacer.
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What is a safe guess to the differance in hp I could see with a programmer, with using just this mod alone,and with no other mods to the truck? Would there be any change in mileage?
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You can do different tunes with a programmer.
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