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Old 02-28-2012, 04:25 PM   #1
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What addons will help with towing?

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Old 02-28-2012, 04:31 PM   #2
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As far as performane? well your simple bolt on stuff is always a start... Throttle body spacer, E-fan, cold air intake, then a mild tune can always help performance. Exhaust is another good start, but it's more expensive. A good flowing set of Headers + a magna flow, or borla muffler will add a few ponies too.

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Old 02-28-2012, 10:48 PM   #3
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Was told by this site NOT to swap in the e fan

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Old 02-28-2012, 10:59 PM   #4
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My bad, don't run an E-fan then. lol

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Old 02-29-2012, 12:02 AM   #5
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Towing a large trailer, those spoilers will help at highway speeds.

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i believe the best bang for the buck, will be a ECU tune. You will deff notice that.

CAI, exhaust, you really wont notice anything.

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Old 02-29-2012, 05:33 PM   #7
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Which brand or type of ecu tune?
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Old 02-29-2012, 08:21 PM   #8
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a big ****in tranny cooler.

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I have the diablo preditor on my WS6. Love it. I have heard great reviews on the EGDE and BULLY DOG. I know they are exp, but you can do alot with them, esp the ones with the screens.

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how heavy will you be towing and what are you looking to get out of these mods?

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Old 03-03-2012, 08:40 PM   #11
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more hp. trailer weighs about 11000 lbs.

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Old 03-03-2012, 11:16 PM   #12
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the gasser is only rated to 9800 pounds...usually performance at the rated capacity is a stretch, going over is only going to make it worse...for example, in my trailblazer i towed a boat that was about 500 pounds under the max rating. it didnt do too bad, but you could really feel it straining especially on hills. much more and it wouldnt have been good at all.

in your case, the only thing that is going to get you up to towing that kind of weight efficiently is a supercharger. along with the mods suggested you will have no problem at all towing 11k.

edit: an after thought as well...you will probably need to do some beefing up on the tranny as well. increased power + heavier load than rated = tranny go boom

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