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GTGeno87:
i have a '87 gt automatic and im looking for the cheapest way to get the most horsepower out of that 5 liter engine.  so far ive added a cool air intake and upgraded to a magnaflow exhaust. does anyone have any ideas that i should do next?? oh i also live in california so smog laws do limit what i can do :(

Soaring:
There's a lot you can do with that engine, but it takes a lot of money to make horsepower.  What are your limits?

zebo87:
thats true. to start off you might wanna go with gears. 4.10's are good for automatics. after that like soaring said, it depends on your budget.

GTGeno87:
the biggest thing is making sure that anything added is CARB certified.  i can save money to buy things like a supercharger but would rather get the engine ready to handle the power first. i was thinking cheap ideas like a throttle body spacer for example to increase HP

zebo87:
i agree with building it so you can handle the horsepower. that spacer isnt going to do a lot. if supercharger is what youre thinking then start with bottom end. you want to make sure it can handle the power youre going to get with a superchrger.

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