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I'm looking to turbo my 02 ram 1500 4.7l v8. I am either going to do a rear mount or just flip the manifold if i am able to do that. I only want to run like 5 to 6 lbs of boost and I also dont want to spend more then $1000. What is involved in doing this
 

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You will spend that and more to properly turbo it.
 
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im looking to turbo my 02 ram 1500 4.7l v8, i am either going to do a rear mount or just flip the manifold if i am able to do that. i only want to run like 5 to 6 lbs of boost and i also dont want to spend more then 1000$ and what is involved in doing this

Bwahahaha!!! You'll spend a quarter of that just on tuning lol. Rear mount would probably be your best bet. Wondering about your budget goal, is there a specific reason or is this just what you have to work with? With this budget in mind I'm guessing you were going ebay sourced pieces all the way?
 
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Bwahahaha!!! You'll spend a quarter of that just on tuning lol. Rear mount would probably be your best bet. Wondering about your budget goal, is there a specific reason or is this just what you have to work with? With this budget in mind I'm guessing you were going ebay sourced pieces all the way?
Which means it will blow up within a week.
 
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Yeah. I'm looking to be as low buget as possible probably. Going to use an ebay kit like you were saying. I just really dont want to spend $2k for a engine that might just blow up.
 

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Your engine won't blow up if you do it properly. What we are saying is with your budget and what you are intending to purchase and install, you will blow it up.
 
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What would I need to properly turbo my truck because I have no idea where to even start by getting the parts, or what tools and fabrication skills.
 

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what would i need to properly turbo my truck because i have no idea where to even start by getting the parts, or what tools and fabrication skills
This is obvious. Start by doing some research on your own. Self taught knowledge is priceless.
 

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what would i need to properly turbo my truck because i have no idea where to even start by getting the parts, or what tools and fabrication skills
We hold this truth to be self evident, because if you actually had an idea then you'd know that $1000 ain't gonna cut it. In this realm you truly do get what you pay for.
 
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Originally Posted by HemiLonestar View Post
We hold this truth to be self evident, because if you actually had an idea then you'd know that $1000 ain't gonna cut it. In this realm you truly do get what you pay for.


then what would be a more realistic price range i talked to a guy at sts turbo and a turbo kit for a 03 hemi might fit on my truck with dome modification but it was almost almost $6000 which is way out of my price range
 
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