June 2011 Chevy High Performance Bolt-Ons - Performance Gains

The Ultimate Bolt-Ons For Every Street Machine

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LS Engine Hi-Ram Modular Intake

The Hookup
Cost
$650
Where To Get It
Holley 270.782.2900 holley.com

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The cast-aluminum intake manifold is designed for LS3/L92 cylinder heads that feature optimized equal-length intake runners for forced induction or naturally aspirated 6.0-7.0L displacement LS engines. The Modular Hi-Ram accepts a wide variety of carburetors or EFI combinations with blank tops, and the ability to mount them in a forward or a backward position. Black anodized AN-8 fuel rails are included for fuel-injected applications.

LS Series Perimeter Nitrous System

The Hookup
Cost
Pricing to be announced
Where To Get It
ZEX 888.817.1008 zex.com

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This race-ready perimeter plate system for LS series applications is compatible with both cable and throttle-by-wire engines. It’s also a direct fit for the new line of FAST LSXR 100mm intake manifolds. This system provides optimum spray efficiency and fuel distribution with nitrous and fuel outlets placed at 12 injection points around the perimeter of the intake manifold’s inlet. Airflow into the engine is enhanced by a pocket of intense low pressure created by the nitrous activation. The wide-open throttle electronic switch and plates are adjustable for an additional 75-300hp punch.

SHP 427ci Short-Block

The Hookup
Cost
$5,681 (discounted pricing through dealers)
Where To Get It
Dart Machinery 248.362.1188 dartheads.com

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Here’s a complete street or drag race-ready four-bolt main short-block with a serious bottom end that can be shipped to your door. Each Special High Performance (SHP) short-block is professionally engineered with a forged crankshaft, 4340 H-beam rods with 3/8-inch capscrews, 20cc dished forged aluminum pistons, Clevite bearings, and Hastings ring pack. Also, OE-style roller lifters are accommodated with Dart’s priority main oiling system for high-rpm lubrication. Add your choice of cylinder heads and camshaft to personalize your new mill or out it with any number of Dart’s full line of top end kits.

Full Floating Axle Conversion

The Hookup
Cost
$1,650 ($1,450 when purchased as an upgrade with rear Baer Claw system)
Where To Get It
Baer 888.310.2692 baer.com

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This bolt-on conversion kit eliminates axle deflection, minimizes knock back, improves handling, and increases bearing life in both track- and street-use vehicles with live axles. Baer’s kit for Ford 9-inch, Dana, and 10- or 12-bolt applications include precision-machined steel spindles, billet backing plate, and hub assemblies with races, bearings, seals, studs, rotor plate, and related hardware.

Die-Cast Roller Rockers

The Hookup
Cost
$166
Where To Get It
Comp Cams 800.999.0853 compcams.com

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If you’re looking for a quality roller rocker without the high price, then look no more. These feature a CNC-precision die-cast body that’s created out of aluminum, with a needle bearing fulcrum and roller tip to help reduce friction and lower oil temps for improved power. These rockers are an ideal solution for street and moderate race use, and are currently available in your choice of 7/16- or 3/8-inch rocker stud sizes in 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7:1 ratios.

Small-Block Supercharger System

The Hookup
Cost
$2,900
Where To Get It
Trick Flow Specialties 330.630.1555 trickflow.com

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Trick Flow’s instant power adder is the Magnuson-based MP122 supercharger system for carbureted small-blocks. It’s a Roots design that has been upgraded with intermeshed helical rotors and special port geometry for increased power while maintaining a quiet operation. Systems will fit pre-’87 blocks and come complete with the supercharger, intake manifold, and top plate for square-bore carburetors, crank pulley, idler assembly, distributor clamp, brackets, six-rib belt, including the correct gaskets, spacers, and hardware.

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