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Upgrades for horsepower and torque

97 Silverado 5.7L vortec performance advice

Upgrades for horsepower and torque

Postby I-5_Roadwarrior [OP] » Mar 17 2011, 5:07am

I just bought a 97 Silverado 1500 5.7 Vortec 4X4. What are some upgrades that I should do for horsepower and torque. I just installed a K&N intake, a throttle body spacer, and exhaust. Next will be headers and a performance chip. I dont want to put a cam or do anything to the heads. Thanks in advance for any input.
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Re: Upgrade help?

Postby gmctruckguy » Mar 17 2011, 11:32am

You pretty much have done everything that anyone here would tell you.
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Re: Upgrade help?

Postby WingNut » Mar 17 2011, 3:13pm

Do an AC delete. Also, if you paint your truck black, it'll look faster! :twisted:

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