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Old 10-21-2009, 10:48 PM
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I am looking for a few ideas to make my truck faster. i don't want to spend too much money or do anything really extreme. Does anyone have any ideas.
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Old 10-22-2009, 03:52 AM
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How much is too much?
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Old 10-22-2009, 08:24 AM
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CAI, Exhaust, Headers, Underdrive Pulleys, Tuner, Super Charger, Turbo, Cams, Bore and Stroke, Porsche, NOS..........all good things to make the truck go faster.
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Old 10-22-2009, 08:39 AM
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2.59 a gallon - Just step on the pedal more. sorry had to throw that in there.
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:08 AM
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too much would be a thousand bucks
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:22 AM
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Intake, cat back exhaust, tuner. In that order too. Possibly add an underdrive pulley before the tuner, depending on the budget.
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:35 AM
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id add the u/d pulley right after the intake seeing as it is the least expensive and has the most gain, you can do a CAI, u/d pulley set, exhaust for about $375, then the tuner is $400 lol. so for under $800 youll have much better performance
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:38 AM
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4.0 UDP's are upwards of $300...JUST the crank pulley that is...
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Old 10-22-2009, 11:08 AM
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ooo i c, well then disregard my post. lol
why are they SOOO much more expensive? the crank pulley for the 4.0L is $50 more than the 4 piece 3L kit
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Old 10-22-2009, 12:18 PM
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4.0's have the harmonic balancer built into the pulley....it's not just a bolt on pulley like on 3.0's or small block chevy's. My $300 claim may be 50 too high but it's been a loooong time since I priced those things out.
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Old 10-22-2009, 03:46 PM
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$800 would get you a CAI and exhaust here in California. and not much change left
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$800 would get you a CAI and exhaust here in California. and not much change left
cant you just buy them online and do it yourself? i did that with mine, bought a $120 CAI and $60 muffler and $20 of exhaust pieces from autozone and did it myself
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Old 10-22-2009, 10:51 PM
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ya but to go to the shops and have it done your talking $
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thats true
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Old 10-23-2009, 01:33 PM
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It's called learning about your vehicle and doing the work yourself. And in the end, WAY cheaper than having somehwere do it for you. Doing stuff yourself only requires a basic socket set and a screwdriver. That's all an intake requires to install....a screwdriver.



I've seen single exhaust kits sell online for $300-400. Find the right muffler shop, and you'll get a dual outlet setup for that price, installed and everything.
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