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Old 10-12-2010, 10:06 PM
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Hey guys, I had a quick question for you, was looking for some performance upgrades and thought I would look into getting these. What do you guys think? Worth while?

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Personally, I'd stick with stock ignition. Unless you're racing frequently, a spark is a spark.

I'd go with the big 3 first, CAI, programmer, and exhaust.
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Unless you are desiring to upgrade to nitrous or any real power adders then there is no need. good luck trying to find the CAI
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thanks guys, looking to buy the BFI intake I think...So far..seems like the best option so far. And I do have the programmer and an exhaust. Think I'll spend it towards that first. Thanks for the advice!
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Unless you are desiring to upgrade to nitrous or any real power adders then there is no need. good luck trying to find the CAI
+1. unless you are building big hp and experiencing spark blowout it's a waste of money.
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You don't need them unless you're running high compression or forced induction. We have a guy on here running 12 second ET's on the bottle that uses stock coils.
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thanks guys, looking to buy the BFI intake I think...So far..seems like the best option so far. And I do have the programmer and an exhaust. Think I'll spend it towards that first. Thanks for the advice!

I would not advise placing an order for the BFI untill it is actually released! I placed my order April 2, 2010 and still don't have a delivery date. It is supposed to be an outstanding intake, but that has yet to be proven since he won't fulfill the orders. I would advise to just keep watching the forum for any updates.... like if/when any of us that have already placed orders ever get it.
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thanks guys, looking to buy the BFI intake I think...So far..seems like the best option so far. And I do have the programmer and an exhaust. Think I'll spend it towards that first. Thanks for the advice!
ya i been waiting for what 8 months now lol you can try
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I had no idea it was that crazy of a wait time! I think i'd rather buy a ram air hood then wait that long! reeeealllyyyy want one that looks like the srt10 hood that actually functions. And now I orderd my new tires! thank god...33X12.5X17's hope they fit without to much problem
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I had no idea it was that crazy of a wait time! I think i'd rather buy a ram air hood then wait that long! reeeealllyyyy want one that looks like the srt10 hood that actually functions. And now I orderd my new tires! thank god...33X12.5X17's hope they fit without to much problem
r your t-bars cranked or do u have a leveling kit?
if you don't you may rub at full lock depending on your wheels. i think theres a FAQ section on DodgeForum that addresses 3rd gen ram wheel/tire combo with fitment
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