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05-07-2011, 08:10 PM #1
Callaways attempt at a NBS Silverado
I have to give it to them they did one hell of a job with it.
Based on the current Chevy Silverado 1500 half-ton, Callaway is amping up both the 5.3-liter V-8 and 6.2-liter V-8 haulers with Eaton's Twin Vortices Series roots-type superchargers. The same superchargers are used to boost power to stratospheric levels in the Chevrolet ZR-1 and Cadillac CTS-V.
Callaway's powertrain tweaks also feature an air-to-liquid intercooler system plus high-capacity fuel injectors and a high-flow air intake system.
The bottom line is 450 horsepower high up the curve (at 6,200 rpm) and 450 pounds-feet of torque (at 4,000 rpm) in the 5.3 and 540 horses (at 6,200 rpm) and 522 pounds-feet (at 3,800 rpm) in the 6.2, according to Callaway's website. That's an increase of 135 hp and 115 pounds-feet of torque over the stock 5.3 and 137 hp and 105 pounds-feet over the stock 6.2.
Despite the huge performance gains, Callaway promises the trucks will keep the same fuel economy ratings as the standard Silverado, which the EPA rates at 15/21 mpg city/highway for the 5.3 4x2 and 13/18 mpg for the 6.2 4x2.
Pics of my truck can be found here: http://goo.gl/0AYwB
05-07-2011, 10:23 PM #2
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I don't even know what to say! I want one! I love the setup they decided to do with it and I like the simple looks of the truck.
2006 Duramax LBZ
4'' Diamond eye to 6'' tip
16'' ion alloy, 33'' fierce attitudes
Lots of work left to do!
05-08-2011, 06:58 AM #3
Fast & clean! like ntbush83 i want one too![/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"
05-08-2011, 11:29 AM #4
wow! very nice and only $16000. LOL2008 TAHOE LT, volant powercore, superchips programmer
05-16-2011, 02:10 PM #5
its a nice truck for sure but a lil too big for me2000 single cab short bed 1500 w/ 6.0 vortec maxx swap from a 2006 2500, custom intake, slotted brakes, shorty headers, 8mm wires, electric fan, strait piped, 4.5 inch lift, asp pulleys, true dual through body exhaust, built trans w/ shift kit, custom tune by efi alchemy...320rwhp
05-16-2011, 03:52 PM #6David
2004 Silverado 2500 Crew Cab 4x4, AMSOIL EA air filter, Granatelli MAF sensor, Throttle body spacer, Magnaflow exhaust (true dual to 2 in 1 out muffler), 6" ProComp lift (add a leaf and 5" superlift rear block), Bilstein shocks, 35's (Cooper Disoverer ST) and 4.10 gears, Rhino Liner, EGRUSA fender Flares and widow visors, extended stainless steel brake lines, firestone airbags w/onboard air compressor, Pioneer Avic X940BT navigation, Accel backup camera.
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05-16-2011, 08:12 PM #7
I could build a 5.3 with 450 bhp for a lot less than $16000. And they can keep their floor mattes and headrest and key fob.
07 NBS Crew cab SLT 4x4
05-19-2011, 01:41 PM #8
x2 on what farmerdave said....2000 single cab short bed 1500 w/ 6.0 vortec maxx swap from a 2006 2500, custom intake, slotted brakes, shorty headers, 8mm wires, electric fan, strait piped, 4.5 inch lift, asp pulleys, true dual through body exhaust, built trans w/ shift kit, custom tune by efi alchemy...320rwhp
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