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Old 11-21-2010, 10:34 PM
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I got a Hughes plenum gasket repair kit, I was just wondering what to expect when I finally get it done. Will there be a noticeable improvement in power and fuel economy?
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Maybe, maybe not. When I did it to my truck the things I noticed were a big decrease in oil usage and also my truck stopped pinging. This probably added some top end power, but I don't really spend a lot of time in those rpms.
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It will make sure you do not burn any oil. You will regain any loss in performance prior to the fix but if you were not losing any power before I don't foresee you will gain any after. If you added a hughes FI airgap intake manifold then you would see a significant increase.
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