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Thread: TBI Performance
03-18-2009, 02:04 PM #1
I have a 95 chevy with a 5.7 TBI i am trying to get some sugustions for performance parts for a tight budget. The engine is completely stock i have not been able to do anything yet but want to start uprading. I am looking to try and get about 50 to 60 horses without spending an arm and a leg to get it any sugestions on performance upgrades?
03-18-2009, 02:08 PM #2
Hmmm, well for starters you could go with a TB spacer.
Not sure what you consider an arm and a leg, but you could also go with Roller rockers.
It's a minimally invasive project that you can have done in a day, and will build some nice HP.
Of course headers are a popular option as well.
Have you done anything to the vehicle so far, or is it bone stock?Patrick
03-18-2009, 02:14 PM #3
its got a lift and 33's on it but other than that it is completely stock i already have a edelbrock forged rebuild kit i am doing but looking at doing some power adders while i am doing the rebuild i am trying to stay less than 1000 for the power adders
03-18-2009, 04:04 PM #4
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03-18-2009, 11:01 PM #5
i have looked into all of those but i am also looking into a new intake msd ignition system long tube headers and true duals with flowmaster exhaust to back it all up just didnt know if ithe engine i have means my choices are just really limited or if its goin to be a pretty penny to get the power i want out of it
03-19-2009, 12:50 AM #6
There's stuff out there for the TBI motor, just not as many as you would like.
If you're on a budget, flipping the lid on the stock intake is a good way around getting more air into the motor.
03-19-2009, 09:49 PM #7
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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