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Factory Spec: 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 engine - 390 horsepower, 407 lb-ft of torque.


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i have an 05 ram daytona with a CAI and a TBS and im trying to find the best way to further increase my horsepower. Is it worth it to get headers? ive heard they dont really add much power unless you also put in a new exhaust system as well. i'm just lookin for any thoughts about this. I don't have the money for a new exhaust but would a high flow cat make a difference?
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I would recommend a tuner such as diablosport or superchips before doing anything further!
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If you're set on an exhaust mod, I'd look at a new muffler and y-pipe, those will make the biggest difference to how your engine flows air out. Headers are really a supporting mod and need other things done first to take advantage of their abilities.
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The usual performance progression is:
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^^^^i agree with all of the above suggestions.,,
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Definitely go for the tuner to unleash some more power out of that Hemi!
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