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Old 10-09-2018, 11:44 AM
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good morning folks,
can some one give me some advice on what will be a good upgrade on my 302 motor
I want to get a more aggressive sound from my motor but not just by exhausts with out going to crazy and expensive.
I have in mind to do some upgrade like:
MSD ignition (cables, distributor etc.)
Intake (what its a good one as far as cfm's I think? )
and exhaust (headers,3" pipe possibly no Cadillac conv. with some cherry boom boxes that I currently have )
what can I do to my engine to make it a little more fast but aggressively sound?
I am building my car already and its time to get to the motor and tyranny.
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Old 10-09-2018, 05:06 PM
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The current intake is well over the Engine's "CFM."

Restriction, different ballgame.

Can get the BOSS 302 intake items, and exhaust.

Tuner.
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Old 10-10-2018, 11:39 AM
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Depends how much money you want to spend, aftermarket exhausts are relatively cheap for 5.0's. If you want loud a 3" exhaust will certainly do it with long tubes and a catless crossover it will make a lot of noise. If you mean intake manifold there are a tonne out there, cheap upgrades are gt40 or cobra intakes, otherwise you can get any number from the regular guys (edelbrock, trick flow etc etc) I wouldn't bother with any sort of "tuning" it's not as easy to do as a newer car and not really going to give you much until you start messing around with parts like heads and an aftermarket cam. You can always just bump up your timing a couple of degrees and run higher octane fuel for a bit of a kick in the pants.
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Old 10-10-2018, 02:07 PM
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what will you do if u were making changes in the motor internally?
like cam heads that way I can look how much money!!
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The BOSS 302 motor has upgraded internals, you can look into those.
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Old 10-13-2018, 08:34 AM
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Stay away from 3" pipe.Youll loose low-midrange torque.If you're not replacing the heads with a nice set of aluminum ones,cam,etc,you wont gain anything from exhaust pipe bigger than stock (2.25") If you do go to larger pipe,stay at 2.5" max.
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Old 10-14-2018, 08:13 PM
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Yeah but it will be loud dude!
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