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


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Old 10-05-2010, 08:03 PM
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hey guys, new to forum. I have a 07 ram 1500 mega cab that i have been upgrading and i am at the point where i need to take some specific direction.

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doug thorley headers
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cortex superchip programmer

Want to add some more power mods but not sure what to do. Dont want to break the bank but i dont have to be cheap about it either. looking for a few ideas for the 800 dollar range or less for right now.

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Since you have the basic bolt ons on right now you can either add some more or go to the internals. Have you looked at getting an electric fan, under drive pulley? Those 2 mods are pretty cheap and will free up the motor. You can always get yourself a cam shaft. That woul probably give you the most power right now. Cams are really cool upgrades and they do not cost too much. The only thing is the install of them hah a
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Yeah definatly the underdrive balencer is a great mod. I have the Trick Flow 20%. it really got a good pull feel to it..
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Mod list looks good . I personally like the Diablosport Predator for a tuner . I have one on my SRT8 car and am really impressed . Stop by the newbie section and introduce yourself .
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sstop by the superchip web sight and look under whats new they have a app you n get that will let you fully tune your trans and light it up from a dead stop off a red light with no brakes if ya set it right i got an 05 but when im done i will post what im run'n so you can try it and tweak it to the 07s hemi... more or less same thing but you got a few more hp then me stock so your truck should shit and get better then mine lol
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I'm not sure about the Cortex tool. I use the DiabloSport Predator programmer on two HEMI powered vehicles I own and it definitely produced results.

It may be time for you to consider some cam and head work.
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