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#1 Old 11-26-2012, 06:13 PM
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what to do now..

Ok, I bought the charger 5.7L 2008 charger, and I want to put money into performance.. Where should I start?
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I would suggest one of the tuners for it. A Diablo Predator (if you can find one), or one of their new Intune's. The included tunes will give you a nice bump in power, and allow you to firm up the shifting, and you'll need the tuner eventually if you want to start doing internal engine upgrades or FI.

A good Intake and exhaust are good places to start also. You won't get a lot of HP from those, but will probably pick up a few mpg's, and they'll come in to play with other upgrades. They add on to the cumulative effect of upgrades.


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I did Solo exhaust, Brute Force Cai and Predator. Very happy.
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This its great info! Looking into it! Thank you!!!
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yea CAI, exhaust, intune... strut bar?
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Welcome to the CF, loom at getting a CAI, exhaust & a tuner!!


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I was very happy with it. Then, I added some Billet stuff. That dosn't help you go fast but it's pretty when you stop.
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Welcome to the forums!!

If you want more performance, definitely start with a tuner. No matter what you do afterwards, the tuner will optimize performance. We have lots of goodies to choose from. If you'd like, we can work up a nice package for you
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