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Old 03-02-2011, 09:50 PM
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I have an open question, I have a semi-lifted Quad cab 2004 Ram 1500 5.7hemi. and I would like to get any tips on how I obtain higher power performance. I feel that with the tires and lift the truck feels abit heavy. I figure its a truck, heavy shouldnt be a problem.. anyways I would really approciate any comments/tips on what I can do to get more power for my truck.

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Hello and welcome to the forum, nice to have you here. I don't know what mods you presently have but here are a few things that will help increase the performance. These are in no particular order but a cold air intake, an exhaust system and finally a programmer such as a predator. You will notice a definite increase in performance with the 3 basic upgrades.
When you get a chance why don't you post a picture or two of your truck.
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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . What size tires are you running ? Do you have any pictures of your truck ? Have you done any other mods or have plans for any ? Any of your friends have a Ram ? Tell them about us . We would love to have them . You will find this site is full of a lot of talented people . So if theres any question that you need answered , just shoot away . Talk to ya soon . Tom
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Gears 4.10's or 4.56's.

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Welcome to the forum,
This forum is full of great looking trucks; packed with great mod ideas and there are loads of knowledgeable and experienced people here.

Looks like yamifz1 has you pointed in the 'big 3' direction, which is a very popular starting point. Most other performance mods pretty much need those 3 to get the most out of them.

AND - We all like pix! Got any to share?

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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! I'll leave the mod advice to the experts, lol. Any pics of your truck? We'd love to see it! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Hello and welcome!

Good to have you with us, I hope you enjoy the board!
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Welcome to the Z!

As they've said, a CAI, exhausst, and programmer will get you the best gains for your money. How big are your tires, 'cuz if you're in the 35" range, then a gear swap to a set of 4.10 gears will get your torque back on the bigger rubber and get rid of the 'heavy' feeling
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