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Old 07-30-2016, 07:24 PM   #1
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Most performance possible while staying naturally aspirated?

Just wanted to see what all of my options are before I would have to make the big leap to forced induction. I have a cold air intake and a VMAX CNC ported throttle body at the moment. Any other suggestions? If tuning is suggested, would there be a viable way to keep it more of street performance instead of track - or is there no point if you don't go all of the way?

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Old 07-30-2016, 07:42 PM   #2
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By 'all the way' I presume you mean - and really want, a turbo or SC sooner than later. Me too. But been done thousands of times without, headers, hi-flow cats, cam, (heads?) and certainly a tune when it's all on. And if yer really Jonesin' for a turbo or a SC, might as well forge the lowers and let er rip when you bolt that dude on. Could spray too, I suppose.

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Old 07-31-2016, 11:02 AM   #3
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Just wanted to see what all of my options are before I would have to make the big leap to forced induction. I have a cold air intake and a VMAX CNC ported throttle body at the moment. Any other suggestions? If tuning is suggested, would there be a viable way to keep it more of street performance instead of track - or is there no point if you don't go all of the way?

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Leaving forced induction/power adders out of it, there's a whole range of possibilities between lightly modified and max possible. But you'll have to go inside.

Given that street performance is a priority, I think you'd do well to concentrate on building torque between about 3500 and 5500-5800 rather than HP @ 7000 and up. But in addition to headers that would probably involve heads, cam (a little on the 'small' side being better than a little too 'big' here), and possibly injectors. And of course the dyno tune process plus some actual drive testing (datalogged if at all possible).

The last time I built up a SBC (aftermarket EFI'd) it was with similar streetable intent.


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Old 07-31-2016, 01:02 PM   #4
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Just wanted to see what all of my options are before I would have to make the big leap to forced induction. I have a cold air intake and a VMAX CNC ported throttle body at the moment. Any other suggestions? If tuning is suggested, would there be a viable way to keep it more of street performance instead of track - or is there no point if you don't go all of the way?

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This makes me laugh . Are you just throwing parts at the car or are you serious about making power . Because serious power cost a lot of money without even going forced induction .
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Old 07-31-2016, 02:37 PM   #5
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Why wait on a tune? Get one from RDP Motorsports/DynoSteve and you can get a free tune everytime you add/remove parts.

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