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


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Old 09-11-2010, 10:34 PM
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opinions vary so you really need to choose what fits your liking. IMO the mufflex is the best thing going for these trucks unless your going true duals, look up the mufflex website they have some great info. On newer trucks I prefer the magnaflow sound over flowmaster, I had flowmaster super 44s on my 71 and it fitted that style truck and I was very happy with them but on a newer truck I would stick with magnaflow. As far as the CAI goes, I think all the top names offer the same results. I personally stick with mopar as much as possible for warranty reasons, it may cost a little more but at least you are safe, some say they cant void warranty unless they can prove it was a result of your after market parts, maybe true but is it worth all the hassle of proving other wise, again just my opinion
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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?
The computer will adjust for it. Just disconnect the battery while installing so it will learn.
Tuning always helps. Even just the base tuner for a tuner will help your truck.
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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.

Like most people I would tell you not to get the Flowmaster. I have a pair of them on my truck right now and can not stand them. The only reason they are still there is I can not afford to change them right now.
They are the 50 Deltaflows and have really bad drone.
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BLOWMASTERS lol ya alot people dont like them
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