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Old 03-03-2010, 05:01 AM
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I have a 1996 Ram with the 5.2, and I am adding some items. I would like to know if anyone could suggest anything else that would help my truck perform better. Nothing is wrong just some performance upgrades. Here is the list of parts I am getting:

Motor upgrades:
High flow throttle body (twin 52mm)
Stage 2 jet performance chip
High Flow Thermostat (180 degree)
Cold Air Intake W/ cool air scoop

Body Upgrades:
Single scoop functional ram air hood
projector headlights
Black/ clear lens tail lights
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I would say if your doing a functional ram air hood, that you could do the 14x3 filter, rather than the intake.
I would also probably do a Superchips instead of the Jet, unless you already have the chip.
Thermostat looks good, projector lights (pics), whats a sports visor?
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Sounds like a terrific list of mods. to me.
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sounds pretty good, do you have dual exaust?
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nice list
isn't a sports visor, one of those windshield decals, or is window vent visors
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Nice list, I like the upgrades!
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The sportvisor is a fiberglass part that goes above the windshield. I plan on putting duals on it as well, right now it has a single straight pipe.
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I just ordered Long Tube headers as well, I can't wait to get home and put all of these parts on my truck.
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Mopar provides a performance PCM which increase hp & lb-ft and will adapt to any other mods. (It may require premium gas.)
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So I was just bored and thought that I would post some pics of a few of the parts... And Werm I must have just looked over the portion where you wanted pics of the headlights... sorry about that

The body parts:
tail lights.jpg headlights.jpg 3rd brake.jpg hood.jpg sports visor.jpg <----Sports Visor

Then some of the Motor stuff:
cai.jpg ram air scoop.jpg TB.jpg headers.jpg
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