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zero_psi 03-12-2012 11:16 PM

tb size on 5.7 hemi
im thinking about making my own intake and i was wondering what the outer diameter of the tb was im thinking like 3 inches but im not sure i want to get a 90 degree hose and then some pipe and yeah cone filter and call it a day:thumbsup:

dmsfun 03-13-2012 08:04 AM

Re: tb size on 5.7 hemi
THe OD is 3 3/8 "; I just installed an MM CNC ported TB and have the stocker on the bench. THe stock intake is a true CAI whereas a tube with a cone is a hot air intake. When the engine is warmed up, underhood temps are high = it loses considerable HP versus stock. Second, you need a very solid (metal or plastic) tube, or else the tube will resonate. Just keep it stock and it will drive better and quieter. Even the K & N intake is a hot air intake, plus it loses low end torque versus stock, which is where the motor spend the majority of its time.

zero_psi 03-13-2012 11:42 AM

Re: tb size on 5.7 hemi
i was just gonna delete the intake silencer so i have a little more noise but keep stock air box.

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