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Old 06-15-2022, 07:35 PM   #11
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I am looking to set up a more efficient gas getter with some power for coming on the highway etc/ high rpm hill climbs I am not trying to make insane power or anything like that 500 hp is more than enough I would be exicited to see 400 in the truck but right now it is absolutley unacceptably slow.

Why not just drop a SB 350 under the hood? It's already been done... search the site. Crate motors work great...

These trucks were never ment to be fast or haul what a full sized truck can do. Look at who developed them, everything there is going smaller and smaller. Honestly, if you want "more", there are other options.
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What he is saying is the aerodynamics of a D21 is a brick in the wind.
Probably at least as bad as a Jeep so worse than a cow.
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Old 06-16-2022, 10:00 PM   #12
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Iím looking for better fuel mileage and power. I doubt a 350 would be the way to go on it. I would assume a turbo setup with good internals would be enough for it. Just hoping to get on the interstate with these crazy drivers and be able to get out of the way if I need to and catch some high rpmís if need be. Mainly want the efficiency of a turbo setup.
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Old 06-16-2022, 10:10 PM   #13
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I've seen a VG30DETT in a HB.
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Old 07-01-2022, 12:03 PM   #14
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The stock crank will be fine. I'm currently running 20psi boost with mine, using Crower rods and Wiseco pistons.
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Old 07-05-2022, 04:04 PM   #15
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Spearguy, you might want to look over the fence at the Nissan 240SX. I believe it came with the same KA 2.4.
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