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Old 11-08-2012, 05:00 PM
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eh... thats what i figured. Thats the one problem with this engine. just a few changes and they made it pretty damn good the next year. Thats why ill probably just keep it the way it is now and when it dies (hopefully several years from now) ill just get a new engine or depending on my financial situation, buy a new truck lol i keep thinking about keeping my truck and just having a slow truck and a fast car for my fun
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:05 PM
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yeah man it is not a fast engine but has decent torque and is very strong and reliable. Even the 08+ which has a lot more hp and more tq is still not "fast". My truck even with a few mods runs high 15's low 16's. By no means "fast" lol. It's just hard/expensive to make a truck fast. I am just doing intake/exhaust/tune basically and drive it.
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yea... thats what i should do. i have alot of other things i would rather do with 5k than try to make an engine that will not be fast ever, fast
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Don't think so man. He ran a 14.8 as his fastest IIRC. His truck is sweet though. He has a 08+ 4.7L with SC 93 tune, ATI damper/underdrive pulley, CAI, Muffler delete, and 26" slicks I believe. Single cab short bed with 3.55's.
My bad, that is what I was meaning to say, Mid 14's.
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unfair, get on chat, I had just missed you when you were on.
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Yea.. i was leaning that route.. but i just dont want to pay MORE money for a new truck. i could pay 4-5k for all the upgrades to my 4.7 that i want or pay $25-30k for a new truck (with trading mine in). i like the first option just because i want a house and to be married soon, which cost money lol a lot
Don't wait !!!! get your projects done now while you can , getting married ? buying a house ? kids will surely be close behind ? I't's going to be 20 yrs before you have the time and money to concentrate on your projects again
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Old 11-11-2012, 08:23 PM
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yea... idk. its one of those things that you take a step back and just look at what is most important to you.
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