DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 HEMI V8 Discuss modifying your Dodge Ram with Performance Parts and Accessories!
Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-16-2011, 04:11 PM
5.7ram's Avatar
5.7ram 5.7ram is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Age: 35
Posts: 222
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010
Rep Power: 0
Rep:11
5.7ram is on a distinguished road
Default 1000.00 to spend...

If you had 1000.00 to spend on performance mods , what would be the best mods to purchase?
__________________
2011 Dodge Ram CC Sport Hemi. / 4300 Hid's Top & Bottom / Tints / 24' Kmc Slide's w Toyo's / BellTech 2/4.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 12-16-2011, 04:14 PM
916Timmy's Avatar
916Timmy 916Timmy is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Age: 29
Posts: 5,700
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:1443
916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of
Default

For me having the big three done "intake/exhaust/tune"

I would either buy a new torque converter and swap out the gears in the rear end and add a mechanical LSD.

TQ convereters are about 400-500 plus install and the gear swap I am looking at is 1300 bucks!

Without intake, tune and exhaust done...I would do all three!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-16-2011, 04:19 PM
snrusnak's Avatar
snrusnak snrusnak is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Orlando
Age: 27
Posts: 13,339
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Trim Level: SLT
Color: White
Engine: 2008-20?? 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 310hp 330lb/ft
Rep Power: 12
Rep:1385
snrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud ofsnrusnak has much to be proud of
Default

In order....and as far as the money would take me...

Tuner
Intake
Exhaust
TC
Gearing
Cams
Head work

Tuner/Intake/Exhaust is probably one $1,000 item. Each other item is probably near $1,000 alone.
__________________
Sean

Breathing in and out is good enough for me.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-16-2011, 07:34 PM
5.7ram's Avatar
5.7ram 5.7ram is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Age: 35
Posts: 222
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010
Rep Power: 0
Rep:11
5.7ram is on a distinguished road
Default

I have a 2011 CC 5.7 Who makes the tune for the truck? Is it worth it? I have k&n filter already. Exhaust , i would like something that will not give a drone in the cabin.


Q: I see alot of people talking about the TQ. Would that really help? What's a good brand to purchase?

Thanks Guy's.
__________________
2011 Dodge Ram CC Sport Hemi. / 4300 Hid's Top & Bottom / Tints / 24' Kmc Slide's w Toyo's / BellTech 2/4.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-16-2011, 07:40 PM
916Timmy's Avatar
916Timmy 916Timmy is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!

 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Oklahoma City
Age: 29
Posts: 5,700
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Big Horn
Color: Bright Silver Metallic
Engine: 2009-20?? 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 8
Rep:1443
916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of916Timmy has much to be proud of
Default

No tuner for 2011s yet!
As for converters, Circle D or Edge, both are widely used on Hemi cars and trucks
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:19 AM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum