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need more power

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by LBFD2005, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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    LBFD2005

    LBFD2005 [OP] Its tha Southern Way

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    looking into more power for the 4.0 but not wanting a turbo or supercharger. what mods besides exhaust air intake and headers are there to get lil more power.
     
  2. Aug 9, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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    Pugga

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    How much are you looking to spend?

    There are lighter pullies, intake manifold spacers, lighter flywheels, engine tuners (URD makes a good one now that the APR-X1 is no longer available), different cam shafts, custom intake manifolds, etc. Just depends on how deep your pockets are. :cool:

    $/hp, I think you'll find that a supercharger is more cost effective. That being said, a lot of the stuff I mentioned above can be used with a blower if you ever decide you want to go that route.
     
  3. Aug 10, 2012 at 8:06 AM
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  4. Aug 10, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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    LBFD2005

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    thanks for the input an im not looking for v8 power just looking to get the best bang for buck out of the v6 without spending thousands of $$
     
  5. Aug 18, 2012 at 7:03 AM
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    memario1214

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    Yeah, I gots boost
    I have spent well over a grand for just about every NA mod possible for my truck, and I will be honest and say that it doesn't feel a whole hell of a lot faster unfortunately. Better top end, but definitely noticeably less power down low. If I were to do it again I would just drop the coin for the S/C and then spend this money for supporting mods after the big things are done. Take the money and put it into a savings account or invest it towards a S/C. I have seen used ones go for around $2300 and I know I have to be pretty close to that with all of my "power" mods. I'm positive that I have nowhere near the power of a boosted truck. Oh well, live and learn I suppose :rolleyes:
     
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