DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 Discuss modifying your Dodge Ram with Performance Parts and Accessories!
Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 09-07-2010, 09:52 AM
SFD998's Avatar
SFD998 SFD998 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Newcomer
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: CT
Age: 38
Posts: 10
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500
Trim Level: Sport Crew Cab 4X4
Color: Brilliant Black
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:10
SFD998 is on a distinguished road
Default Input for exhaust and CAI

I recently picked up my new Ram and am looking for some input about exhaust and CAI choices. I had a 2004 1500 Hemi sport edition that was running a K&N CAI and Flowmaster 50 series.

I was happy with the flowmaster so I am looking at them again. Has anyone installed the cat-back system 409S - Dual Rear Exit - American Thunder part # 817477?

I am looking for suggestions for a new CAI.

If anyone knows of any websites that offer the 817477 at a discounted price let me know.

Thanks for the help.

Last edited by SFD998; 09-07-2010 at 10:19 AM.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 09-07-2010, 12:22 PM
RootBeer RootBeer is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Boise, ID
Age: 56
Posts: 7,179
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2011 Chevy 3500HD
Rep Power: 10
Rep:1287
RootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud ofRootBeer has much to be proud of
Default

You may find this discussion on CAI's useful http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread....cai+evaluation
__________________
Brian:
"A veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard, or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The 'United States of America', for an amount of 'up to and including my life.'"
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-07-2010, 08:20 PM
ScatPak07's Avatar
ScatPak07 ScatPak07 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Age: 26
Posts: 6,008
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 & 2012 Dodge Rams
Trim Level: Sport & Power Wagon
Color: '07 - Brilliant Black, '12- Grey and Black Lower
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 9
Rep:970
ScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to behold
Default

It seems like you have made up your mind on the exhaust so thats that haha. I would suggest getting the Mopar or the Volant intake for your truck.
__________________
Scat Pak SS/T Edition 2007 Ram 5.7L HEMI A.K.A BLACK HORNET
Performance- DS Predator w/91oct Tune, Gibson CB, BFI CAI, E-Cutout, Jet Stream Scoop, 180 Tstat, Optima Yellow Top.
Suspension-12"Lift, 6" Fabtech Lift w/ Steering Stabilizers & Dirt Logic Shocks, Bilstein 5100s, Oasis Ram Head Diff Cover, 3" PA Body Lift, SSBC Big Brake Kit
Interior- Custom Gauge Face, 3 Auto Meter Gauge A-Pillar, 2 Tone Seats, 12" Kicker L7, Focal K2 Components, Dodge Door Sills, Recon LED Map & Dome lights
Exterior- 20" Moto Metal 951, 40" BFG KM2s, N-Fab W2W Black Side Steps, Recon Black Headlights & Tails+3rd Brake Light & Light Bar, Hella 500s, T-Rex X-Metal Black 1pc Grille, Tints All Around, Painted Bushwacker Pocket Flares & Door Handles & Mirrors, LoRider Tonneau Cover, Hornblasters Train Horns, Iron Bull Bumper w/PIAA Fog & Driving Lights
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-07-2010, 09:16 PM
PorkChop's Avatar
PorkChop PorkChop is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Edmonton AB
Age: 27
Posts: 1,138
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2009 ram 1500
Trim Level: sport
Color: brillian black
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:75
PorkChop will become famous soon enough
Default

i have AFE CAI and magnaflow cat back. love them both, good low rumble and you can really hear her breathe. was looking at the flow masters, but word on here is that they have a drone with the 4th gens. hope this helps
__________________
DODGE the father RAM the daughter!
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-07-2010, 11:25 PM
erm
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default

I like the Magnaflow sound as well. It's a bit quieter than the Flowmaster which I was looking for.

CAI choices are numerous. I've had open filter types (big cone at the end of a big tube) and enclosed ones (Volant, AFE, etc...) and I prefer the closed system type as they truly do take their air from the outside of the engine compartment, which is cooler than what is brought in by the cone type inside the engine compartment.

But hey, if ya want Flowmasters, go for it. I like the sound of them outside, just not on the inside.

For that system, you might check with BMC, one of our supporting vendors, and see if they can get it. Their prices are usually pretty competitive on the lines they carry.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-08-2010, 03:35 AM
Juice420's Avatar
Juice420 Juice420 is offline
The official Z night owl
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Detroit
Age: 31
Posts: 2,190
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 RAM 1500 SLT C.C.
Trim Level: Big Horn
Color: Brilliant Black Pearlcoat
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 6
Rep:946
Juice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to beholdJuice420 is a splendid one to behold
Default

Everyone says the Flow's create drone but I just had some Flow's put on my 10' and it's not as bad as everyone says.

Just do a muffler swap and there won't be much drone at all because of the stock split rear exit. Now if you were to exit the pipes before the rear wheels then you would probably hear more drone.
__________________

Justin
Black Mamba- Flowmaster 40 series, Airaid CAI, 20% tint, GTO taillight covers, ATA nerfs, AVS in-channel ventvisors, Curt hitch receiver, Extang Revolution Tonneau, EZ-down tailgate damper, Recon smoked 3rd brake light, Custom painted engine cover

Black Mamba's Thread

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-08-2010, 07:37 AM
moparmanicac's Avatar
moparmanicac moparmanicac is offline
Find em hot leave em wet

 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: nj
Age: 24
Posts: 1,287
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 12 RAM 1500 qc 4x4 HEMI
Trim Level: express
Color: bright silver
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 4
Rep:204
moparmanicac has a spectacular aura aboutmoparmanicac has a spectacular aura aboutmoparmanicac has a spectacular aura about
Default

In response to the mopar intake I've read on other boards its just a k+n with a mopar blue cone and mopar m decal. So it wouldn't really be an upgrade from what ya had but pop the hood and that cai will look awesome
__________________
[SIGPIC] RIP 02 4.7 Dakota sport qc 4x4
RIP 05 Ram 4.7 rc 4x4
HELLO 12 Ram HEMI qc 4x4 and 94XJ
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 09-09-2010, 12:35 AM
moparmike07's Avatar
moparmike07 moparmike07 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: NY
Age: 24
Posts: 2,461
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 07 dodge ram 1500
Trim Level: st
Color: silver
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:68
moparmike07 will become famous soon enough
Default

best i say is dynomaxx pacesetter and magnaflow intake i say the new bfi there alot threads on this
__________________

2007 dodge ram 1500 quad cab 4x4 5 percent tint all around 35 percent windshield, ported tb, diablo sport, arh headers, magnaflow dual exhaust, magnaflow y pipe, krc210x cam,nitrous,CNC ported head. 4.56 motive
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 09-09-2010, 10:34 AM
superted's Avatar
superted superted is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 93
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Silver
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:32
superted is on a distinguished road
Default

THis info is great. Quick question though... Whne installing a CAI, say Volant for example, is there any additional tuning required, i.e. changing anything in the computer to adjust for increased airflow?
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 09-09-2010, 10:58 AM
moparmike07's Avatar
moparmike07 moparmike07 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: NY
Age: 24
Posts: 2,461
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 07 dodge ram 1500
Trim Level: st
Color: silver
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:68
moparmike07 will become famous soon enough
Default

no there not American thunder rust quickly if you live in sandy or snow areas i don't like them
__________________

2007 dodge ram 1500 quad cab 4x4 5 percent tint all around 35 percent windshield, ported tb, diablo sport, arh headers, magnaflow dual exhaust, magnaflow y pipe, krc210x cam,nitrous,CNC ported head. 4.56 motive
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:56 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum