2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 Dodge Ram Hemi Gains Estimated 15 Horsepower with K&N Air Intake System

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The 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Dodge Ram 5.7L Hemi V8 engine boasts more horsepower and a refined ride over the previous generation Ram Pickup.
K&N Performance Air Intake System for the 2009 through 2012 Dodge Ram with a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine.
K&N Performance Air Intake System for the 2009 through 2012 Dodge Ram with a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine.

2009 saw the introduction of a new rear suspension for the Ram that greatly improved ride quality and comfort. Additionally, the 5.7L Hemi V8 engine underwent several refinements boosting power while also increasing fuel economy.

While the new Ram is great right off of the assembly line, engineers at K&N have a knack for spotting potential for further improvement. K&N seized the opportunity to build one of their Performance Air Intake Systems (63-1561) for the 2009-2012 Ram 5.7L Hemi V8 models.
K&N Performance Air Intake installed on Dodge Ram
K&N Performance Air Intake installed on Dodge Ram 5.7 liter HEMI engine.

K&N dyno tests each Performance Air Intake System and guarantees an increase in horsepower.
K&N dyno tests each Performance Air Intake System and guarantees an increase in horsepower.

K&N's Research and Development Department tested a 2009 Dodge Ram 5.7L Hemi V8 on their in-house dynamometer. With the addition of K&N's new Performance Air Intake System (63-1561), Ram owners can realize an incredible estimated gain of 15.66 more horsepower and 17.54 ft-lbs of torque @ 4688 RPM.

K&N intakes are designed to dramatically reduce intake restriction as they smooth and straighten airflow. This allows your engine to pull in air with ease compared to the OEM air filter assembly. More air means more power and torque when you need it. With a K&N Performance Air Intake System, consumers can count on extra horsepower whether towing, off-roading, or hauling six passengers plus gear to a job site.

This air intake system uses a conical shaped chrome top high-flow air filter (RF-1044) and powder coated aluminum heat shield in place of the vehicle's stock air box. The result is an air filter that captures harmful particles, provides more surface area, and flows more air for extra power. This K&N air filter performs for up to 100,000 miles before service is required under normal highway driving conditions. Improving the air path between the filter and the motor is the rotationally molded high-density polyethylene tube. It offers a great deal of flexibility in design and outstanding horsepower numbers. It takes about 90 minutes or less to install this system with simple tools and it is covered by the K&N Million Mile Limited Warranty®.

For increased protection and style, K&N offers Drycharger® filter wraps that can be used in conjunction with part number 63-1561. Drychargers® are made from a durable polyester material containing uniform micron openings which will stop small dirt particles and repel water; yet add little restriction to the airflow of the air filter. Available in a variety of colors, K&N Drychargers® can be color coordinated with a vehicle’s finish.

Find K&N products for your vehicle using the K&N application search then use the K&N dealer search to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.

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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. K&N is a world class filtration company selling air filters, oil filters, and intakes in over 30 countries. K&N sells over 5,000 products designed for cars, trucks, motorcycles, engines, and industrial applications. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%. The distinctive K&N logo represents performance from one of the original performance companies. For more information, visit

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