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


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Old 05-23-2010, 10:28 PM
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No, I'm sorry to say you won't get that much from the three basic mods. It's gonna take more than those to get to 300 or 325.

Maybe a HEMI transplant???
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yea, its tough with a 4.7..might wanta check for gearing upgrade... Fort Carson? my son is stationed there..
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yeah wanted to upgrade to hemi but not shure how much $ it will cost. and what unit?
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yeah wanted to upgrade to hemi but not shure how much $ it will cost. and what unit?
Depends on whether you buy a used truck or a new truck.
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yeah wanted to upgrade to hemi but not shure how much $ it will cost. and what unit?
hhc 2-8 in 2 bct 4 id
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most everyone wants something that performs better... a byproduct sometimes is a more efficient engine an drivetrain which can in some ways enhance longevity and mpg's. For what your asking, here is what i would suggest doing. First off, buy a programmer, since you not gonna seriously tear into your engine, go with the superchips 3865. They have better tranny support then any other programmer hands down. After that is a toss up between the cai and catback exhaust (no flowmaster)..but eventually get both. Since you mentioned that you are gonna tow, upgrade your gears to 4.10's. At this point you can stand pat with these 4 mods and you'd probably be happy. If your gonna take next steps...consider efan, a 2600 tq converter, cooler tstat (either 180, 190 or 195)
wouldent a tq converter be bad. or at 2600 it dosent matter
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An exhaust mod is usually made to move more air out quicker, enhancing performance. The reason most aftermarket exhaust systems sound louder is that they have less material in the muffler making them less restrictive to air flow.

yes you are correct ya flowmaster realy name is blow masters
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get a hemi lol i be at 4 something i hope 5
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a 2600 tq convertor is still tow friendly...
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a 2600 tq convertor is still tow friendly...
upgrade that to a billet
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