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Old 04-22-2008
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I need more power

i have been scouring the forums and underdog performance. i have just basic performance stuff right now but i need more power on my 4.0 ohv. there is just not enough top end power. any reviews or ideas for some more basic performance stuff? anything will help.
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Old 04-23-2008
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I have the same problem - no top end power. Merging with highway traffic isnt always fun.
I am hoping that an X-cal 2 tuner will alleviate some of the problem. I think that the intake can be too restricted at WOT. Maybe get a larger throtle body. Make sure you have true WOT. Underdrive pullies will give you more power throughout the rpm range and a full aluminum pulley set will get rid of some rotational mass but that gets pricey.
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