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03-27-2010, 08:22 PM #1
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New Guy Alert!!!!
I bought my black '09 Silverado LS 4x4 back in october its a regular cab, long bed with a 4.8l v8 and 3.42 in the rear heavy duty locking differential, tow package and traction control with stabilitrak, all pretty standard stuff for 09. I'd like to increase throttle response and torque as well as horsepower without doing an engine swap or anything crazy expensive. my first instinct is the stock intake isnt cutting it so I was thinking of starting there as well as custom exhaust in the near future. I've been researching some performance chips and I was wondering if any fellow daily chevy drivers with a bit of a heavy foot like me could make any suggestions on which way to go here or where to start anyway. I appreciate any suggestions and I'm proud to have a bowtie on my tailgate!!!!!
03-27-2010, 08:34 PM #2
03-27-2010, 08:55 PM #3
Welcome to the club!!If you find yourself slipping,.....tie a knot.....hold on tight
1500 crew cab
5.3 L 4x4
Borla exhaust, rbp black tip
tint, bed liner
2.25 in ready lift leveling kit
18x9 rbp 94r
33x12.5x18 toyo mts
03-27-2010, 10:23 PM #4
hey there new guy. welcome aboard.2K Bowtie Silverado xCab 5.3L
7" Fabtech Suspension Lift + 3" Perf Acc. Body Lift
K&N Air Intake + Edelbrock Shorty Ceramic Headers + Flowmaster Super 10 Series dumped after muffler!
Bridgestone Dueler 285/75/16 on stock rims
SSBC Slotted Rotors & Pads
HID Driving & Fog Lights
(AR Bajas + ProComp 305/70/16) <-- seasonal set
03-27-2010, 10:27 PM #5
yo noob, welcome. We need pix before we give help
03-27-2010, 10:29 PM #6
Research is a valuable part of any vehicle modifications.
Wether you have a lot of cash or on a budget, you want to be sure to get the best bang for the buck.
You have the right idea with the top three upgrades being Intake, Exhaust, and Chip tune.
As long as you dot your eyes and cross your tease, you should be pretty happy with the perfomance increase.
Good luck and keep us posted.Pavement sucks... :grrrrrr:
1994 K1500 4x4 Ext. Cab
PCM chip and Xenon 8000k bulbs
350cu.in bored over .050"
balanced Crank, 10:1 compression
Flat top pistons,cam,ported heads
Option Racing Cold Air Intake
Holley Throttle Body Spacer
Accell Igition, 45kv coil
FloTech Headers, no CATs, dual exhuast
Goodyear Silent Armor A/T 305/70-16
Pioneer SupertunerIII CD USB Bluetooth
Kicker ZX200.2 ZX Amp
Kicker Audio COMP 10" Subwoofer
03-27-2010, 10:33 PM #7
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Welcom to the site. If you have money, slap a vortec supercharger on that baby. That will add ridiculous power."If I were lie'n I'd be cry'n and I aint shed a tear"
03-28-2010, 02:43 AM #8
welcome to the siteashes to ashes dust to dust:slap:
chevy tahoe 08 LT with sunroof
cd changer leather seat ,20"wheels
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4x2 fog lamps and full tint
03-28-2010, 08:12 AM #9
Welcome to the club!I would start with the exhaust.[/SIGPIC]2009 Chevy Silverado LT 1500 EXT CAB 4X4 Vortec 4.8L SFI,K&N air filter,Weathertech Floor Liners ,Weathertech Stone/Bug Deflector, Line X Spray On Bedliner, TruXport Rollup Tonneau Cover, Molded Mudguards, Viper 5701 LE 2 way Security Alarm/Remote Starter, Xm Satelite Radio,BILSTEIN 5100 rear shocks,BILSTEIN 5100 front levelling shocks,READYLIFT 2" rear lift blocks,Goodyear Wrangler Territorys -265/70R 17"
03-28-2010, 08:32 AM #10
welcome to the site check out bully dog for performance chips and tunersBurnin' hard, loose, n', clean
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