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Old 06-17-2011, 11:42 AM   #1
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Tune for a 2001 v6?

I was wondering if there is a tune for a 2001 v6 or any other way to add some cheap hp, maybe like some sort or performance chip or something. I'm kinmd or new on this subject so take it easy on me lol.
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Old 06-17-2011, 02:42 PM   #2
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there are tunes out there for it. easiest way to add/free up some power is to seafoam your engine, synthetic oil and a good filter, good air filter, exhaust, CAI, etc. a tune is more for after you've got the supporting mods for it.
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Old 06-17-2011, 02:45 PM   #3
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Oh i see, What does that seafoam do?
I was think about putting a CAI or just a K&N air filter. It has flowmaster muffler exhaust on it.
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Old 06-17-2011, 02:57 PM   #4
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Oh i see, What does that seafoam do?
I was think about putting a CAI or just a K&N air filter. It has flowmaster muffler exhaust on it.
Seafoam is a petroleum based cleaning agent that will help clean out your engine
it doesnt "make" power, it frees up power that is lost due to gunk and carbon build-up inside the engine.

here's a link on how to seafoam your car.
http://www.lt1engine.com/tech/how-to...arbon-buildup/
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Old 06-17-2011, 03:04 PM   #5
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awesome sounds like a heck of a product, ill have to buy some and try it out
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Old 06-18-2011, 03:57 PM   #6
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If you want some more power get long tubes and then a tune from pcm for less. that you will feel (:
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Old 06-18-2011, 04:51 PM   #7
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how much of a increase would that be?
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Old 06-18-2011, 05:43 PM   #8
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I know for the v8s long tubes will add up to 20hp and if your lucky a few more then 20. maybe less with the v6. If you get a tune after the headers you should see another 15. I would expect .4 off your 1/4 with that. But you should start with exhaust and a intake first and do the tune last.

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Old 06-19-2011, 03:58 PM   #9
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Anything else that could add some hp?
I know these are not hp mods but i want to add the ss manta hood, and the 10 spoke ss wheels, 10in sub in the lil compartment by the ttops, and then maybe an aftermarket k&n air filter set up.
I just dont want to get to crazy with the hp mods bc if i wanted to get crazy with it i would of bought an LS1 lol
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Old 06-19-2011, 04:21 PM   #10
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I guess thats about it. them mods should keep you happy for awhile
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:42 PM   #11
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lol, all takes timeand money
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Old 11-15-2011, 08:07 PM   #12
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The slp intake adds a good amount of power for the price. Ill post pics of my 01 v6 if you would like
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Old 11-15-2011, 09:14 PM   #13
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The slp intake adds a good amount of power for the price. Ill post pics of my 01 v6 if you would like
yea go ahead
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Old 11-15-2011, 10:54 PM   #14
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hypertech sells a "tune" for our cars, i dont know if its good or worth the 300 buks lol
http://www.tirerack.com/engine_tunin...02&autoModClar=
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I know a guy that said he would tune mine for me. I can either drive there or $88 for shiipping and everything
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:01 PM   #16
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if you are going to get a tune get a dyno tune (if they do those for the v6), this way it is tuned properly.
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Old 11-15-2011, 11:06 PM   #17
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if you are going to get a tune get a dyno tune (if they do those for the v6), this way it is tuned properly.
I dont know if they have it or not, but im not worrying about this after i get some upgrades done to my car. so prob around spring
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i want to get mine on a dyno before i do the exhaust so i have a base to work off of. then ill do another after the exhaust (y-pipe and hooker catback). already have the SLP lid and K&N filter but i might put stock filter/lid on for the base dyno run...i'll see how motivated i am to do that lol.
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Do the intake lid make any big difference? Too bad there's no dynos around my area at least not that I know of
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Said he had a mustang eddy dyno
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Do the intake lid make any big difference? Too bad there's no dynos around my area at least not that I know of
no idea if the lid did anything to be honest....but it does look a lot nicer
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Also talk about bringing up a dead thread haha
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new people always seem to do that lol
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new people always seem to do that lol
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Don't put the seafoam through the brake booster line, it doesn't make it to all the cylinders easily since it's coming in the wrong side of the intake. Use the PCV line up at the front of the intake manifold.
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