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Factory Spec: 4.7-liter V8 engine - 310 horsepower, 330 lb-ft of torque.


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right there with ya! im gonna be doin a holset on mine. i already know of a place that does forged pistons and rods so 5-6 LBS is now 12-20-ish PSI. i have a turbo car so i know a lot about turbo's
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ill have to keep in touch with you on this then! how much have you figured for the turbo, wastegate, oil pump, and tubing??
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The 4.7L bottom end is very strong, I would think you could run a significant amount of boost reliably.
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yea. i not worried about the engine not being able to handle it... the only thing i would be worried about would be the transmission. obviously with a turbo comes some transmission work too
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ill have to keep in touch with you on this then! how much have you figured for the turbo, wastegate, oil pump, and tubing??
feel free too! havent researched it yet, in the middle of researchin cash LOL
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The 4.7L bottom end is very strong, I would think you could run a significant amount of boost reliably.
i wanna play it safe and go forged. i plan on portin the water pump hole out in the block, oiling hole in the block. im gonna get a spare motor to play with and build it up. money is the only thing stopping me, and im kinda wantin to trade mine in for a 2012-2013 though. ill see where it goes, but either way a turbo is in the future
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Very cool, cant wait to see it. You ought to get an 09 or 10 so you can easily tune it. A late model 4.7L with turbo would be easy to get good power out of. I'd think ~450hp would be really easy on ~8psi. Gas mileage would be great too.
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yea.. i figure if i can get someone that has more knowledge on turbos to do a test run first then i will try it. I mean. I think 400hp would probably be reasonable for me to expect out of the early 4.7. and then you could do it afterwards to Sean
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haha well honestly if there was a kit that was 100% bolt on, and affordable, I'd consider it...
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haha yea.. true. the affordable thing is the big part of it
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eh, if i get a new truck it will be a HEMI!!! ill keep everyone updated as i research. if i do get a newer truck, it will be at least a year from now if not longer
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