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Old 07-22-2007, 03:32 PM   #1
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Default Best top end kit

I was thinking of going with trick flow head kit. Comes with Cam heads intake and all hardware. What are some other options as far as kits go.
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Old 07-22-2007, 03:40 PM   #2
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The general consensus is that you can build your own kit for similar money and make more power doing it.
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Old 07-22-2007, 05:18 PM   #3
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I'm happy w/ my holley systemax kit. However, if you ever wanna go with a power adder ie blower, I would probably go with afr 185's w/ the holley intakes.
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Old 07-22-2007, 05:56 PM   #4
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Whats the price difference?
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Old 07-22-2007, 06:38 PM   #5
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The Holley kit costs more than the Trick Flow kit and it comes with less stuff. My vote is for T/F... that's what I bought for my car.
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Old 07-22-2007, 07:14 PM   #6
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I can't see Holley being any worse than the Trick Flow... Holley has been around for quite some time, you would think they know what they're doing
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I can't see Holley being any worse than the Trick Flow... Holley has been around for quite some time, you would think they know what they're doing
I didn't say they didn't know what they're doing... they just cost more and it comes with less parts.
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Any idea on the results of both kits? I've heard most people with the TFR put down around 270 rwhp. I wonder the Holley kit usually puts down...
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Old 07-22-2007, 08:34 PM   #9
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Go TrickFlow....they have everything that you need....Good Price....Great Quality!

Don't forget about the extras though....Bigger TB/MAF/Injectors/Fuel Pump.....

Whenever you upgrade one part of your motor...you cannot neglect the other parts
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Old 07-22-2007, 09:00 PM   #10
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iceman is over 300rwhp with his holley kit
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Old 07-22-2007, 09:05 PM   #11
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yeah i am almost done with the parts collecting for my 91' gt. it is a 306 im building and when i started shopping for heads ,intakes and all that i wasn't going for the combos, but i did like the trickflow kits but i was stuck on ebay for a while and i ended up peiceing together a trickflow kit pretty much all these i bought on ebay brand new in the box trickflow tw heads $1100 shipped straight from tfs,street heat intake brand new ,powdercoated grey w/65mm tb spacer $400 shipped,tfs stage 1 cam brand new $125, brand new crane roller rockers w/new polylocks$150 ,brand new tfs valve covers $80 shipped, so i did alright i think then i bought the other little stuff from summit and still under the tfs kit price.


but if i had to do it again i would probably do the same except maybe try the holley intake.
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Old 07-25-2007, 04:24 PM   #12
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Whats the difference between track and street with trick flow besides the $200 ???
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Old 07-25-2007, 05:45 PM   #13
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My friend has the TFS kit and he put down 306 and 325 at the wheels.
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My friend has the TFS kit and he put down 306 and 325 at the wheels.
With what other mods? I've never seen anyone get close to 300rwhp with the TF kit.
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Old 07-25-2007, 06:31 PM   #15
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I think one of the diff is stronger springs. I have heard of alot of people putting about 300 to the wheels but have never actually seen it. I was going to do it with another car but decided to sell the car and go 351 on my current car.. Trick Flow claims 360 fwhp with supporting mods.
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Old 07-26-2007, 12:20 AM   #16
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I think all he has is A BBK CAI, BBK equal length headers, Off road H pipe flowmasters a dyno tune and 3.55 gears. By the way he is still running all stock fuel system. I will see him later this week I will take some pics and get a copy of his dyno sheet.
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Old 07-26-2007, 12:22 AM   #17
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I think all he has is A BBK CAI, BBK equal length headers, Off road H pipe flowmasters a dyno tune and 3.55 gears. By the way he is still running all stock fuel system. I will see him later this week I will take some pics and get a copy of his dyno sheet.
Also his engine is pretty fresh and he could possibly be running a little higher compression.
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Old 07-26-2007, 10:12 AM   #18
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u might think i crazy. but the best doller for doller thing to do is port the hell outta your stock e7's and upper and lower intake man. and mill your heads thirty thousandths, and stick an old letter cam like a B or E. everyone says motorsport cams are junk, but trust me there not. if u dont wanna go that route, and u wanna spend a butt load, get an edelbrock kit....they have the best heads IMO.
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Old 07-26-2007, 10:25 AM   #19
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1)RHS heads, Typhoon intake, custom cam and all supporting mods......2k
2)AFR heads, eddy rpm II intake, custom cam and all supporting mods....2.6k


1)cheaper than trick flow and it should be approx 300rwhp.
2)pretty much same as trickflow, approx 300rwhp


holley kit advertise 350hp with their top end kit.

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Old 07-26-2007, 10:30 AM   #20
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u might think i crazy. but the best doller for doller thing to do is port the hell outta your stock e7's and upper and lower intake man. and mill your heads thirty thousandths, and stick an old letter cam like a B or E. everyone says motorsport cams are junk, but trust me there not. if u dont wanna go that route, and u wanna spend a butt load, get an edelbrock kit....they have the best heads IMO.
that sounds ludicrous. are you trying for a 5.slow?
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