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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Mar 08 2012, 7:39am

Anyone had much experience with raylar engine parts? Everyone talks huge gains but curious about mpg too with the different upgrades
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Aug 26 2012, 9:59pm

Are there any companies still making a supercharger kit? I emailed whipple and kenne bell to see if something could be special ordered from them, waitiing to hear back. Been searchin quite a bit.

I am not feeling ambitious enough yet to build a turbo kit for it.
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby SSSilverado23 » Sep 06 2012, 11:36pm

Any problems or Check Engine Lights cutting the cats off?
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Sep 07 2012, 5:33am

My truck does not have any after cat o2 sensors, so it does not affect anything on the computer side. was very quick and simple and we have no emmisions checks here.
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby SSSilverado23 » Sep 07 2012, 5:39am

roachnelson wrote:My truck does not have any after cat o2 sensors, so it does not affect anything on the computer side. was very quick and simple and we have no emmisions checks here.


What year is yours? I think mine has one after cat sensor.
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Sep 08 2012, 12:20am

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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby SSSilverado23 » Sep 08 2012, 12:29am

roachnelson wrote:2004


Ya mine is an 06
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Sep 08 2012, 3:52am

almost worth a drive down to florida, very impressive custom install work. not having any luck finding a supercharger so this might be a viable option.
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Jan 23 2013, 2:27pm

Finally recieved my stainless works headers and paid the extra for the ceramic coating.
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Got passenger side installed and new plugs and wires done on that side. Used plugs ACF-41-993 gapped at about 47 and ceramic plug wires ACC-9065C.
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Used all new ARP stainless header bolts but and trying to reuse gaskets dry for now and add high temp silicone or get new gasket if need be. Also have black bear tune i am putting in and a 180* thermostat HYP-1020. Should see some amazing results all together.

Gonna use a stainless x pipe after the headers MPE-10792 and an x pipe muffler WLK-17554 and going to y into a single 3.5" tailpipe out.
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Re: 8.1 tips and tricks?

Postby roachnelson [OP] » Feb 08 2013, 3:21am

System is all done, 180* thermostat along with black bear tune just installed along with exhaust, plugs and wires. Ended up going dual 3" out the back of the x-pipe muffler with angled rear exits and it really does sound great. No annoying drone and not really that loud. Headers are a great product and they should be for the price!
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