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  1. Thread: Tornado

    by Slow1500
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    Big waste of money I think. I've talked to...

    Big waste of money I think. I've talked to people who have tried it and have seen dyno sheets where 1-3 hp is lost due to it just being an air restriction. The manufacturer claims it mixes the fuel...
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    I had the same problem. I went to autozone and...

    I had the same problem. I went to autozone and got a set of air shocks for $70. It doesn't allow a very good ride but it solves the problems of bottoming out and being able to haul heavier loads. ...
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    Yeah I have the same trans. I've looked into it...

    Yeah I have the same trans. I've looked into it before... no luck. I shortened mine and put a 8-ball knob on it.
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    I have jba's on the way. They were my only...

    I have jba's on the way. They were my only option with the 4.3
  5. Thread: drop kit?

    by Slow1500
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    Kit like mine. McGaughys 2/4 drop. Low priced...

    Kit like mine. McGaughys 2/4 drop. Low priced but quality kit. It involves front coils and rear leaf hangers and shackles. I gave my other shackles to a buddy since a pair comes with the kit.
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    That is awesome! I may go with Wynjammer s/c for...

    That is awesome! I may go with Wynjammer s/c for my 4.3 since it's the only bolt-on kit available. Not a bad price at all
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    Sticky: I don't exactly drive with a light foot and I...

    I don't exactly drive with a light foot and I just got 19.7mpg.... and that's 90% city driving
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    Yeah I have read about synthetic tranny fluid...

    Yeah I have read about synthetic tranny fluid being too "slippery" for the clutch bands to engage like they should. In my old car I put about two quarts of synthetic with the rest regular...no ill...
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    I have always run a 180* in my vehicles with at...

    I have always run a 180* in my vehicles with at least one 1/8in hole drilled in it(old-school trick to always have flow). A cooler engine generally makes more power. My truck throws an engine code...
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    A lot of people will tell you it's a waste of...

    A lot of people will tell you it's a waste of money...which I believe unless you have tbi or carb. Or maybe if it's made of a composite material that does not transfer heat to the t.b. like the...
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    Interested in 4.3 headers?

    I know v8s have more potential but I enjoy modding, no matter what I have. I've been looking for a year for headers for my truck. The only ones available are JBAs. Just the stainless ones(no...
  12. I swear though when I put on the shackles you...

    I swear though when I put on the shackles you could barely jump on the back bumper and it bottom out. The suspension moved a lot. I had two other friends with me to test the before and after...
  13. When I lowered my truck with shackles and hangers...

    When I lowered my truck with shackles and hangers it softened the ride. I only have about two inches of travel until the axle hits the frame. With longer shackles it allows the spring to compress...
  14. Thread: rain guards

    by Slow1500
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    Yes, I bought some for my girlfriend's accord. ...

    Yes, I bought some for my girlfriend's accord. They dont fit that well(avs I believe). I put on in-channel weathertech's from Cabellas and they fit perfect. A buddy of mine has an '05 silvy with...
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    Thats awesome. They have good products. I'm...

    Thats awesome. They have good products. I'm using one of their bored throttle bodies.
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    Nice! Very good idea. I had a homemade one with...

    Nice! Very good idea. I had a homemade one with 4" thin wall pvc and k&n filter with insulating wrap on my grand prix.. spent no more that 70 bucks. I got a decent deal on my k&n kit on this...
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    I will eventually have one that says 'SLO1500'

    I will eventually have one that says 'SLO1500'
  18. Thread: 06 oem wheel

    by Slow1500
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    As mentioned before...ebay. Also many junkyards...

    As mentioned before...ebay.
    Also many junkyards should have them
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    You cant go wrong with either. I have a...

    You cant go wrong with either. I have a magnaflow and like the sound better than flowmaster..more mellow sound to me. My bro in his modified 93 cherokee had flowmaster then went with magnaflow and...
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    I just dont really see how it could help on a...

    I just dont really see how it could help on a port fuel injected vehicle. One with a carb or tbi, sure. Otherwise I think it's a waste of money. I had a 3/4 inch carbon-composite tb spacer on my...
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    Read everything on here about their tuning and...

    Read everything on here about their tuning and parts. They made respectable gains on a 5.7 tbi truck spending minimal $. Worth the read. It's also where I got my bored throttle body on my 4.3

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  22. Thread: smoked lights

    by Slow1500
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    Looks real good. I used vht night shades with a...

    Looks real good. I used vht night shades with a coat of duplicolor wheel clear on mine. Not quite as dark as yours but still has a good tinted look. Third vehicle i've done it to... gf wants me to...
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    Damn, that thing's come a long way!! Awesome...

    Damn, that thing's come a long way!! Awesome build!
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    Whipples are pretty efficient for a supercharger....

    Whipples are pretty efficient for a supercharger. I've seen some s/c grand prixs like the one I had with a whipple transplant and they made a lot more power with less knock. They also sound wicked!...
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    Oh yeah thats right, I forgot you have to do that...

    Oh yeah thats right, I forgot you have to do that to run e85.

    my buddy who bought mine took it the dyno a few weeks ago... cant remember what it put down but we figured 340ish crank hp and 361...
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