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post #1 of 21 Old 05-14-2011, 08:56 PM Thread Starter
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Let down tonight

Well guys as bad as I hate to admit this I was pretty much eaten up by a ram this evening and I'm not happy about. Specially with the mods I have compared to what the ram doesn't have besides a k&n intake and bully dog triple dog and stock size straight pipe. I have SCT tuning 5 inch straight pipe banks ram air 6.4 banjos and blue fpr spring zoodad mod afe intake elbow and oversized cac tubes. I don't understand it. I had mine on the canned 140 hp tune and his was on the 40-45 hp tow tune. I know because I didn't believe him so we swapped trucks and the outcome was the same wonder what I'm doing wrong???

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What year was it?
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06 ram 3500 dually 2x4. Really p!ssdd me off.

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06 with a good tune will do over 400 no problem. Plus a dually 2wd dodge is gonna be lighter than your truck.
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Are the cummins that fast:/
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They're light, and they make power easy.

Truck on the trailer is 7000 pounds, with driver.



8100 pounds, with driver.



For the dodge to run 13:00 in the quarter he needs about 525 HP.

For the ford to run the same 13:00 he needs 600, so the weight makes a big difference.
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I don't see how?? So your saying that a 6.0 with say around 475 hp at the flywheel will get beat by a 5.9 cummins with around 375 hp at the flywheel? I had my 120 SCT tune running on my psd and he had a 40 hp tow/economy tune and his and I couldnt walk an inch from him. I got in his truck and he got in mine and we turned out with the same results. Maybe somethings wrong with my tune or my truck??

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It takes for every 100lbs lighter you make a vehicle is like adding 10hp. So if his truck is 1000lbs lighter than you need 100 more hp just to be equal.


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this story kinda hold true to me as well..i dont have a 6.0 but i did race a 5.9 last night actually. he just has a 80 hp tune and i had my tony wildman on extreme all he has is straight pipe and programmer. i have programmer, exhaust, intake, transmission, and turbo waste gate. and he didnt beat me but i could not shake him his front bumper was next to my door bassically the whole time. and we raced from a dead stop, and rolling same thing everytime.

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It makes me mad that I've dumped almost 3 grand in performance for my truck and he's got around 500-600 in his. It's a big disappointment that's for sure. Will customs tunes help out here or do I need to upgrade to a 58v FICM? I don't want this to happen again. I've smoked other psd's and maxi-pads and some cummins and I've been beat also. But I'm not satisfied. If I gotta keep putting money in something just to badly beat my bro in laws cummins (programmer/intake/straight pipe) then I'll buy a gas engine and supercharge it. It's gotta be cheaper lol.

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