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Old 07-02-2007
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Sluggish V6

Truck engine has been a bit sluggish lately, acceleration wise, any ideas?
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you using your a/c?
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bad gas?
time for a tune up?
time to add nitrous?
blower?
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plugged up catalytic converter?
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Swap in a V8?
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I guess it could be the A/C, running it alot more then I normally do, due to the humidty, the heat aint that bad, its the god damn humidity..


What'd'ya mean by blower Matt?
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blower aka supercharger
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blower... like supercharger is what i think he met.

and when i run my ***, my performance goes way down. doesnt have as much "*****". thats why i roll with the windows down at all times
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^yep

boost that biach!














you know you want to

edit:crap, thought i read 3.0.. there aren't any kits i know of for the 4.0 OHV... someone may correct me tho

what gears do you have? 4.10 was really peppy and great at smokin tires... stock ones atlease
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Umm...

I think I got stock gears, and an inch over the stock sized tires..
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How do I tell what gear I'm runnin?

Also, I was testing the suspension out on the truck, rocking it back and forth, (Really bouncy, thats something I gotta do too, anyone got any footage of their trucks rocking for comparison?) and noticed a splash area of something underneath my catlytic converter, is it possible that I might have an exhaust leak and had gotten water into the exhaust system?
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as for gears, go look at the rear diff, and there should be a metal tag bolted to it, if it says something like 88 410 or 410L 88, i forget.. you have an 8.8 with 4.10s, if it says 373 then you have 373s etc... if theres an L or LS then you have a Limited Slip diff.. its been a while, maybe someone will correct me..

about you bouncing your turck.. if it keeps bouncin, like outa control, you need some shocks haha
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