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What are some things I can do to my truck to increase performance?

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by PlowOrDie, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. PlowOrDie

    PlowOrDie Senior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 164

    Hey guys, I am not a mechanic by any means...

    I just recently had a few repairs done to my truck...

    but I know i need more done to get this thing to perform GREAT. I am a perfectionist, and right now i would say my truck is performaing DECENT. I would like to get better gas mileage, and power amongst all, if this is possible.

    anyways... what are some repairs/mods I can do to my truck that will increase overall performance...

    i am very interested.

    oh, if it matters, i have a 97 dodge ram 2500 with over 100k miles on it. I think it has 100k more left on it. (knock on wood)
  2. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,883

    new platinum plugs.
    index them so the open side is facing the intake valve...

    sea-foam her.
  3. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,202

    A good tune-up can't hurt. Maybe replacing the fuel injectors as well. A K&N intake can also add some power and give you better fuel economy.
  4. PlowOrDie

    PlowOrDie Senior Member
    from ohio
    Messages: 164

    Thanks for the replies guys...

    Im looking into the platinum plugs and seafoam... those seem like cheap easy fixes...

    ill read up on the K&N also...

    Anymore things??

    what about studded tires?? know anything about them? good ? bad?