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xsvector, Auto Mechanic
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Trying to figure out what makes my 2008 dodge ram Laramie

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Trying to figure out what makes my 2008 dodge ram Laramie 2500hd mega cab 5.7l D hemi 2wd faster than all but 1 2016 green shaker who barely beat me I've raced including a 2016 ram 1500 Orange 2016 charger Chevy Ford's yesterday I blew the doors off a modified 5.0 mustang that sounded good raced a few Toyotas can't find much info on my truck I do now it's a early model 08 has coil over plug hog 16v no Mds never got a owners manual for it I even raced a 2009 dodge ram Laramie 2500hd mega cab 4x4 and left him also has 545rfe trans and 101/2in 8lug rear axle never had any problems with the truck and it's not driver error cause my wife's brother owns the shaker and 2016 1500 and he beat me after we switched trucks and raced again and he told me it had way more power than his truck I can't find info on the model I had trans serviced in Chico and they told me it's a srt/dodge ram Laramie 2500hd mega cab 5.7L FI SMPI maggnum but it's like it doesn't exist when I try looking it up Amy info would be grate
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Dodge
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Vin is 3d3kr29d18g222125
Expert:  xsvector replied 10 months ago.

do you know what gear ration you have?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I believe 410 not early sure
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Texting you and 2 other people hope messages is ok
Expert:  xsvector replied 10 months ago.

do you have the vin? they really made no special edition, its likley a combination of the transmission and gear ratio, the newer ones have a different transmission. the charger may have been a v6? mustang 4.6 v8s are slugs... I would just be happy that you have a little sleeper of a truck...

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No all v8s I know all the people except the Orange charger 3d3kr29d18g222125
Expert:  xsvector replied 10 months ago.

yes the v8 mustang is a slug...they are under powered romeo 4.6 v8 aka junk

the newer ram has a 6 speed or a 8 speed not a speed demon... so its just a good motor tranny and gear ratio combination in your truck...but no special build