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What have you done to increase power?

  1. bry2500
    bry2500
    Although the 8.1L Vortec is already a workhorse engine,we all know that you can never have enough power. Lets talk about what has been done and what would be nice to do in order to increase the power of your 8.1L.
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  2. Ronny
    Ronny

    Well, on mine I can see there is fitted a big K & N filter......
    whatelse is done I have no idea.......but will try to find out for sure, cause I have plans, .
    What about the sound of it.....how can I get mine to sound like a roaring lion instead of the nice, cute V8 sound that is now ? Probably change the exhaust maybe.......headers ?????
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  3. bry2500
    bry2500
    I wnat to go with shorty headers and a STS turbo kit but that's like $6-7k. I can't afford that in this economy, so I will be putting probably a Volant or K&N intake with Magna flow exhaust and if I can scrape up the money i'll get the headers.
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  4. Jason2325
    Jason2325
    I have the Magnaflow on my 8.1 it is a great choice but if you want loud go with Flowmaster bigblock series. I'm going to folllow you up on the K&N intake. Also I'm going with the a throttle body spacer. Eventually I'll do a Diablo custum tune.
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