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Old 03-07-2011, 04:42 AM
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Default Gutless 5.7 vortec

What can i do to get more power out of my 98 silverado! it has a 5.7 vortec 350 sb. i have a cold air intake and a throttle body space and 2 1/2 in exhaust from manifold back, is there anything i can do to add some horsepower without bigger injectors pistons cams?
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Old 03-07-2011, 08:47 AM
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Default more HP

In the past headers gave the most bang for the buck.
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:49 PM
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Ill have to try it thank you
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Old 03-07-2011, 05:22 PM
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Headers should help some. Get the computer done on it also.
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Old 04-03-2011, 08:59 AM
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My K1500 has 183K miles, 5.7 Vortec, and runs strong. If your truck was gutless before your mods, something isn't right. All of the 5.7 Vortec motors make good power, so before you spend for more mods, get a good checkup. My thought.
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