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A rebuilt engine put in my 95 ram with a 5.2L...factory..cam..moter…

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I recently had a rebuilt engine put in my 95 ram with a 5.2L. Looking for power the mechanic told me the factory could upgrade the cam a little bit. He told me a small upgrade would not mess with the computer or valve train, however now the moter is in. It runs a little bumpy at idle but smooth otherwise, holds good oil pressure, and no check engine light for 1000 miles. But the motor doesn't make crap for power. the old motor with abused 215,000 ran stronger than the new. Is the cam the most likely problem and can I
find this cams potential power with a programmer, like superchip or hypertech. What is the best brand. I appreciate any help, TOM
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You need higher RPM, to get the full effect of this cam. A power programer will allow you to raise the shift points, to get you more RPM, along with more timing advance.

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