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    Talking New Member From Griffin Georgia

    Well ive had 3 Ford rangers and traded the one i bagged for a 1997 chevrolet Silveraldo. so iam a complete noob to chevrolets. i want to mod it some more so thats why iam here!
    1997 Chevy Silveraldo
    5.7liter vortec v8
    350ss
    true dual with 2 flowmasters dumped before axel
    hypertech performance chip
    Transmission Shift Kit
    K&N Air Filter
    160 degree t-stat
    20" wheels on 40series tires
    5/7 drop
    projector headlights
    clear corners
    flames
    system
    and some other ****..lol




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    Welcome to the forum. Assuming all the normal maintenance has been done and the engine/trans are running well, there are plenty more mods to do. If you want to improve performance, the first thing I'd do is fix the intake. Right now it's pulling in more hot air than cold. You can find some nice aftermarket CAI setups that'll fix that right up for ya. Then ditch the Hypertech and go for a custom tune.

    Beyond that, you're probably looking at getting into the engine, which I'd be hesitant to do with that many miles on the drivetrain. I would personally wait for a rebuild and then go crazy. But that should get ya started!

    2009 GMC Sierra Denali AWD

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    Talking

    honestly iam satisfied with the performance..iam more looking for appearance and interior mods

    iam used to the 4.0's that come in the ford rangers so this is like a major upgrade from what iam used to..lol

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    Very cool truck. Enjoy.

    LOL at you are happy with the performance. You meant to say happy with the performance FOR NOW! The fun has just begun, wait until you program it and do minor bolt-ons like intake.

    I had a great rare 98 Tahoe 2 door that I rang up 119K miles without a burp. Now my dad has it since I got the TB SS. So I still "borrow" it every now and again.

    It's had some Boyds on it over the years, my dad still asks me to give him some "normal" rims and tires. LOL.

    Enjoy your Chebby!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    This is my favorite pic of the bunch. Good looking truck, nice background behind it too.
    John ~ New Mexico ~ It's all about the bowtie!
    2007 GMC Envoy & 2010 GMC Sierra

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    Welcome to the site
    Nice looking truck
    Peter Smet
    Haasdonk, Belgium

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    Thats a really good looking truck you got there. Definitely a good start on it. I can show you some pics of my old 97 show truck if you'd like...maybe you can get some ideas from it.

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