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does anybody have any simple performance upgrades for the Boss 290 engine to screw a little bit extra out of it
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blower is no good on the 290kw engine & i am not to sure about the 20kw gain on the herrod exhaust over the pursuit exhaust
does anybody have any dyno sheets to show hp gain
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blower is no good on the 290kw engine & i am not to sure about the 20kw gain on the herrod exhaust over the pursuit exhaust does anybody have any dyno sheets to show hp gain
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Exhaust on the pursuit is no different to the exhaust on the xr8,give me a call and i will fax you a dyno sheet. All the vehicles we have done have made around 20 rw kw + and one freaky ute made just on 30 rwkw.

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the motor has to come out if you're going to get a complete new exhaust doesn't it?
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