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


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Old 06-20-2010, 11:13 PM
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I have a 2005 Ram 1500 Hemi SLT 4wd. I was wondering what are somethings i could do to increase my power dramatically. Any replies would be greatly appriciated. Thank you
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Well first, welcome to the forum! Do you have any mods done on it already? While I don't have a HEMI myself, and am in a very small minority when it comes to programmers, lol, most on here will recommend CAI, exhaust and tuner, but I'll leave the actual technical advice to the experts, but good luck and be sure to introduce yourself to the group in the Newbie Checkin and get your official Ram Z welcome!

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A dramatic increase would be gained by boring, stroking and adding forced induction along with the required programming, injection and exhaust.

But, if you aren't ready to drop big bucks on your 5.7L just yet, you can do the basic mods that will increase your HP and torque.

First, intake-exhaust-programmer. Those are the three basic mods that make a big difference.

Beyond that, it's time to start getting into the engine with a cam, head work, valves, headers and high flow catalytic converters.

Nitrous could be added at this stage.

After that stage, then we are talking about the aforementioned forged stroker.

Forced induction, such as a turbo or supercharger, would be the ultimate step.
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omfg first off whers dipsycat to welcome you wow i beat him to it ya cams gear heads exhaust intake tb and much more pm me if u want more help
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not fair chef in ur sign all the parts u have currently in your truck ?

also there no noob question just ask away every 1 needs to learn some place
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ooo ok yes i see that
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So in ya'lls opinion, where is the best place to buy a stroker kit for a 5.7 hemi. And what is the largest you can bore that cylinder to? THanks
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I'd talk to the fine folks at BMC Performance about stroking a 5.7L.
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