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Old 05-14-2013, 07:05 AM
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Smile 5.9 engine up grade suggestions?

I'm looking to convert my stock 5.2 to a 5.9 and seeing what ugrades I can do to the 5.9 that's seems to work best. I read that they are interchangeable as long as the years are close together. I have a cold air intake and a throttle body spacer on my current 5.2. Any ideas as far as cam kits or overhaul kits?? I'm looking to beef up the 5.9.

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Old 05-14-2013, 10:32 AM
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well what is your price range because honestly the best way to get any real results fast i would stroke it out
cheaper end
i would go for new four hole injectors
a tuner does wonders here the hemifever make is is great but probably do that after you do other upgrades
posssibly getting an aftermarket torque converter if it is automatic
gears will wake up the truck pretty nicely
throttle body will help a little but i feel the best you could do with a new intake manifold, more of a straight through design
and then there is forced induction which is alot of fun

main thing
if you upgrade the motor be careful because tranny isnt best in world, so nothing from a dead stop
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