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Old 01-27-2011, 04:13 PM
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I would trade it in.
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Superchip it, then add a cold air intake and a better muffler and you will have as much power as the 5.7 hemi. superchips can add as much as 54hp on 93 octane. i was skeptical of these gains before i bought the tuner but it has really woke up my 4.7 ram big time
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if you want a hemi trade it in for one. cheaper in the long run
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Trade it in!

I myself would like to convert to the 6.4L, but that's not gonna happen

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The engine swap will be costly plus your truck will loose value if you decide to sell or trade it.
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Superchip it, then add a cold air intake and a better muffler and you will have as much power as the 5.7 hemi. superchips can add as much as 54hp on 93 octane. i was skeptical of these gains before i bought the tuner but it has really woke up my 4.7 ram big time
This is only true if you compare the newest generation of 4.7 with the older Hemi's that produced 345 HP. The latest hemi is rated at 390 HP which is 80 HP more than the newest version of the 4.7.
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i was looking at the 5.1L for the fuel effectively
the truck currently has the 4.7L in it which isnt the hemi
Humm 5.1L Hemi, Theres and Idea
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If you got the money, trade it in on a Hemi. If you got more money, dive in and have fun, but you will spend more trying to work out all the bugs. If money is tight, you just got a great new truck, with a pretty good motor for most anything a half ton truck will see. Drive it for a while scott free and save your pennies. Personally, a truck that is not quite perfect but paid for, is really pretty perfect.
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I've had both engines. The gas mileage is basically the same. The fortune you'd spend swapping the engine would create laughter to all those who knew about it! Trade it in.
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