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Performance Upgrades Help

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by NumNutz, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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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.

    Thanks everyone.
     
  2. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:18 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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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.
     
  3. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    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. :annoyed:
     
  4. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:23 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    You arent going to get too much more out of it without forced induction
     
  5. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    NumNutz

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    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?
     
  6. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    white+Peal

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    no totally worth it long tubed headers with a test pipe whoa so much much power gain.
     
  7. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    Fuck ya, go for it!
     
  8. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    well yeah man, its all about how much money your willing to shell out. :D
     
  9. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    At the risk of sounding retarded... what's a test pipe?
     
  10. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Oh and I found those pulleys. Who has NST pulleys? And were they worth it?
     
  11. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    i believe that pulleys will only aid if you are supercharged.
     
  12. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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  13. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    oh cool. i only thought they made them for forced induction engines.
     
  14. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    But I just don't know if you get much gain out of them.
     
  15. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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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....
     
  16. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:58 PM
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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?
     
  17. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    So... I'm leaning towards not worth it then?
     
  18. Jun 21, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    They will spin at lower revolutions......Yes.....They will not perform as designed. :)
     
  19. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    unless your supercharged :D
     
  20. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Thor

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    Even then, Its underdriving your components. Personally, I dont think they are worth it for a couple extra hp.
     
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