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better top end and better fuel mileage

Old March 19th, 2008, 9:05 AM
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I was wondering if anybody had any experince or inputin the good ol reliable 4.3 v6, I just purchased a GMC Sierra(SL basic model)4x4,a month ago with a newer engine and clutch it has been running fine. I was wondering what one would go with for aftermarket parts forgetting better fuel mileage, also when I shift it into fifth it takes for ever to get from 90kmto 120km. what kind of after market parts would i go with to bump up the top end preformance? Iwastold by a mechanic that i can go as fast as i want in fourth without hurting the engine or clutchthen when i hit the speed i want shift it into 5th gear, because fith is suposedly overdrive he says. the only concern i have ismy shift indicator lights up when i am in4th and start to go past 80km. I get kind ofweary thinking Im over reving the 4th gear when this happens?

please all input would be greatly appreciated.
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The shift indicator is to help you save gas milage not a true shift indicator where you must shift.
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