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Old 06-21-2009, 06:15 PM   #1
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I WANT MORE POWER!!!

I'm running now...
TRD CAI
TRD CB Exhaust
URD MAF Sensor Calibrator

I have been thinking about the Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers for sometime now but I don't know if ~$600 too the door is worth it.

I've heard 28 rwhp is gained and that sounds like a lot to me but do you really feel that much of a gain?

Also what else performance wise is out there for a Normally Aspirated engine. I don't want to turbo or S/C.

How about new pulleys? Will those do anything? I know absolutely nothing about them.

I feel like there are a lot of people that might be in the same boat as me that might like to have an answer to this as well.

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go for the headers. and if you really want some serious gain. get a S/C later on. but i think headers would do wonders for ya.
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go for the headers. and if you really want some serious gain. get a S/C later on. but i think headers would do wonders for ya.
I'm complaining about $600 lol. Needless to say the S/C is way out of the price range. I want one real bad though.
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:23 PM   #4
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You arent going to get too much more out of it without forced induction
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:24 PM   #5
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You arent going to get too much more out of it without forced induction
How about a 2jz swap?????? That's a joke but could be awesome.

What about jax x-runner? Isn't he running 13's N/A?
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I have been thinking about the Doug Thorley Long Tube Headers for sometime now but I don't know if ~$600 too the door is worth it.

no totally worth it long tubed headers with a test pipe whoa so much much power gain.
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How about a 2jz swap??????
Fuck ya, go for it!
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:25 PM   #8
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well yeah man, its all about how much money your willing to shell out.
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:26 PM   #9
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no totally worth it long tubed headers with a test pipe whoa so much much power gain.
At the risk of sounding retarded... what's a test pipe?
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:30 PM   #10
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Oh and I found those pulleys. Who has NST pulleys? And were they worth it?
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:32 PM   #11
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i believe that pulleys will only aid if you are supercharged.
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:36 PM   #12
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i believe that pulleys will only aid if you are supercharged.
They have pulleys for N/A engines

See....

http://www.nonstoptuning.com/pKitToyXR.htm
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oh cool. i only thought they made them for forced induction engines.
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:41 PM   #14
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oh cool. i only thought they made them for forced induction engines.
But I just don't know if you get much gain out of them.
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Old 06-21-2009, 06:56 PM   #15
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But I just don't know if you get much gain out of them.
They reduce the parasitic drag created from turning other components. Not a big gain, and it comes at the expense of underdriving you alternator, water pump, etc....
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so what your saying is that, the implication of this pully may give you a little better result, but it will make your trucks important componets not operate well?
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They reduce the parasitic drag created from turning other components. Not a big gain, and it comes at the expense of underdriving you alternator, water pump, etc....
So... I'm leaning towards not worth it then?
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so what your saying is that, the implication of this pully may give you a little better result, but it will make your trucks important componets not operate well?
They will spin at lower revolutions......Yes.....They will not perform as designed.
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So... I'm leaning towards not worth it then?
unless your supercharged
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Old 06-21-2009, 07:02 PM   #20
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unless your supercharged
Even then, Its underdriving your components. Personally, I dont think they are worth it for a couple extra hp.
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