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Old 11-03-2011, 08:01 PM
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I may be working on a good deal for a 6.1L intake,injectors/fuel rail and gaskets, I would love to put it on my 5.7L but i'm on the fence about it. I don't want to lose the current power i have and it will be at least until my warranty is up before/if i cam it. What do you guys think? I'm going to probably go ahead and get it, so if i don't use it I might sell it.
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Judging by your signature I would wait until you do some bigger mods, the stock intake can probably support your current level of mods just fine.
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If the price is to good to be true then i would jump on it and just keep it in storage until you are ready to mod the internals.
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kay what's a good price>? It's minus the throttle body but everything else is there, in very good shape, guy put a supercharger on and it looks brand new.
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Not much of a comparison since more is involved with a 3G but i got a full conversion setup for $750 which to me was a steal. It pretty much had all the pieces needed for the conversion included a nice custom wiring harness so it goes around the manifold and not pver.

In regards to just general manifold prices. Seen them for sale on LX for as low as $250 w/ rails and injectors to as high as $700. Its really more on how the seller treats their items value as some think their stuff is worth more than gold.
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Also just to add - After seeing the poor sight of my engine bay after 7 years i was determined to give her a make over in 2011. A month or so later i saw a full 6.1 manifold conversion for sale and could not pass it up for the price.

If it was not for my goal of dressing up the bay then i would of just stuck with the stocker.
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Yeah I may get it and either re-sale or just put in storage for a "rainy day". I want to make my under hood look better as well, The standard engine cover doesn't seem very hemi to me so I may paint the stock intake and get some half covers or make my own........... the visual of the 6.1l looks sick but i dont want to kill my performance!
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itll be a great mod for when you do the internals! like previously said, if its a good deal, buy it and save it. you can always sell it again no prob. paint your stock intake for now, im sure itll look great!
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I got it and a good deal.
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