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Old 08-14-2011, 03:42 PM
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I know there are no tuners out there yet for the '11 models so what all can I do for more power and performance. I have got a borla muffler on order and a CAI but is there anything else I can do?
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Possibly a small dry shot (like under 50), long tube headers, ported throttle body, throttle body spacer.

Depending on what gears you have possibly re gearing your truck would make it seem a litte quicker
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It's too bad the 2011 owners are still waiting for a programmer because coupled with the intake and exhaust, they really wake up the HEMI.

I agree that re-gearing will make a difference in how the truck launches.

Headers will help but until you get a programmer, you have no way to tune to take advantage of the increased flow.

TB spacers don't seem to work, at least on the last two HEMIs + one GM SB that I've tried them on.

Porting the TB is a good idea but again, until that programmer becomes available, you have no way to tune to take advantage of it.

Nitrous? Yeah but don't go too big. The rings are prone to failure under NOX & forced induction as well.

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i would follow maddog's advice he knows his shit lol
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I have the 3:92 LSD rear end already. It does have a pretty good launch. Where can I find headers for the truck?
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ARH (American Racing Headers) may be able to help ya. They are a supporting vendor here, too!
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ARH (American Racing Headers) may be able to help ya. They are a supporting vendor here, too!

My ARH's are coming in this week I ran them on my camaro and loved them as far as fit and finish so it was a no brainer when i found out they make them for the 2011 Rams.

ARH is the only one making long tube headers for our trucks right now.
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change the Y pipe, 180 tstat...
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Ditto that! I've added 4 stickers to my back window and I'm estimating about 5 hp gain for each. True.
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