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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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Old 04-13-2010, 07:41 AM
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What else should I buy for my truck to improve HP...I have Intake Exhaust and diablo what should be my next mod....Dont want to go big..Just some bolt ons I can put to improve some more HP...I already Have 3.92 gears in there so I dont want to mess with gears...
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Headers, I think, would be your best bet
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Old 04-13-2010, 08:01 AM
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is headers going to make my exhaust louder....Because its already a little to loud for me????I like it now but wouldnt want it louder....Also what gains can I expect from headers???
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The only headers I've found for the 09-10s are long tubes by Kooks, American Racing, and Dynatech IIRC. You'll see some nice gains with those but it will be louder, cost more than $1400, and you might not pass emissions if that is a problem in your area.

I'm all for some headers too. Maybe a different muffler would be a good tradeoff?
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get all the little stuff outta the way...efan, 180 tstat, tq vertor, Y-pipe (if the stock one is pinched ), ported tb
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...underdrive pulley, ported tb...
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Actually when I installed my headers It got quieter sounded more tuned,
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How much and how hard is it to do 6.1 cams...Also how much gains can I expect from that???
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a 6.1 is a mild performance cam..you would definitely feel a difference at higher rpms (3k and above..like a small turbo feeling)..cool thing is it is pcm friendly.. I loved it for the couple years I ran it in my truck (before installing a spartan)
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...check the CAM thread..I put a basic 'how to' there..
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