6.4 cam swap - DodgeForum.com


4th Gen Ram Tech 2009+ and up Rams: This section is for TECHNICAL discussions only, that involve the 2009 and up Rams. For any non-tech discussions, please direct your attention to the "General discussion/NON-tech" sub sections.

6.4 cam swap

Reply
 
 
  #1  
Old 11-16-2013, 11:07 PM
hemi5.7express
hemi5.7express is offline
Registered User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 1
Default 6.4 cam swap

I'm looking for info on swapping a 6.4 cam into my 2011 5.7 powered 1500 with a 3.55 gear . if it can be done, can it be done with factory lifters, pushrods, rockers, springs, and tune an not cause an issue with overall reliability an performance? And how much of a performance increase can I expect? Any info is appreciated, thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-17-2013, 02:02 AM
jasonw's Avatar
jasonw
jasonw is offline
Site Moderator
Dodge Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Posts: 8,376
Default

Welcome to Dodge Forum. Will move you to the correct spot.

For future reference:
http://dodgeforum.com/forum/dodge-ra...ead-first.html
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-17-2013, 09:05 AM
LU229
LU229 is offline
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 1,770
Default

I wont say that it can or can not be done, but my question to you is... why.
Not seeing the point to replacing one OEM cam for another... i dont see the gain from it.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-17-2013, 01:57 PM
LVRR
LVRR is offline
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 255
Default

You would probably get a lot more performance switching your 3.55 gears for 3.92 or 4.11's. I think this would be much easier and less time consuming. Unless you know how to set up cam phasers or someone who does you can run into problems

Years ago when I was into this stuff we would always replace the lifters and springs with a new cam along with any races or bearings, so being old school I would replace all these items. Setting up the old cams for proper timing was easier than the new ones today.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Mexii88
2nd Gen Neon
2
11-08-2015 02:10 PM
Austin25
2nd Gen Ram Tech
5
09-30-2015 04:50 PM
ConnerMoro
2nd Gen Ram Tech
15
09-30-2015 03:27 PM
jtg134
3rd Gen Ram Tech
3
09-29-2015 12:13 PM
Ikatkoo
1st Gen Dakota
2
09-07-2015 10:13 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:37 AM.