Congratulations! You have purchased the finest street Supercharger available for the 2002 5.9L Dodge Ram 1500. The centerpiece of this kit is the highly efficient and reliable Paxton Automotive Corp. NOVI-2000 supercharger. A mechanically driven (by belt) centrifugal blower (supercharger). This kit comes with all of the parts you’ll need for a successful installation. The operations required have been grouped in order of sequence. Photos and drawings accompany the text, allowing quick orientation and parts identification. Installation requires a selection of tools which is listed on page iv.
We also suggest that you obtain a Dodge shop manual and become familiar with the details of your cars systems. Manuals may be obtained from your local Dodge dealer or you can order one from Helm publications at (800) 782-4356.
For best results follow the instructions closely and in sequence. The average installation time for this kit is 8-10 hours. Your actual installation time will depend on skill level and working conditions. The estimate does not include time for initial vehicle inspection, cleaning, fine tuning or troubleshooting. Before even picking up a wrench, read this entire manual. We are available for technical assistance at (805) 604-1336, 8am-4:30pm pacific time. After reading the manual, verify that all major assembly groups are present in the main kit box. You should have ample space to layout the components. As you remove a box or bag from the main kit, note the identification label and compare it with the parts list. Please check
the box for small parts.
Paxton makes every effort to insure that all parts are included in the box. However, if you discover any missing or mislabeled parts, please contact Paxton by phone for service.
Begin the initial preparation and disassembly process by disconnecting the battery cables.
2.1 AIR INTAKE ASSEMBLY REMOVAL
A. Remove the spring clips that retain the top cover of the air assembly. And remove the filter.
B. Using an 8mm socket or flat blade screw driver loosen the clamps from the Rubber flex hose between the air box and the throttle body. Remove the cover and the flex hose and set aside.