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Discussion in 'VE Holden Commodore (2006 - 2013)' started by tariq, Mar 5, 2010.

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    peckzz New Member

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    so you are saying your stock vn is going to beet my brothers xy 351 gtho? doubt it mate

    Cleveland V8 in the 1971 XY GTHO Phase III produced an estimated 385 brake horsepower (287 kW)
     
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    back onto the v8 band wagon before i leave, new v8's with displacement on demand will use less fuel then a v6 on the highway aswell.
     
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    but thats a 4 litre, 6 litre is a lil bigger
     
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    Hi tariq,
    Air hammer Cold air intake from Holden are $480 they are cheaper online though from the Air hammer site.

    Also Mace Cold Air intake manifold insulators they are i think $150 or somewhere around that mark and they claim to add 10hp to a car they have tested them on. They are forum sponsors otherwise just type in mace engineering in Google.

    If you didn't want to go Cold Air intake try an aftermarket air filter i put a K & N one in my 09 VE V6 and it made a noticeable difference for only $99

    Help this helps you out a bit.
     
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    He said that a v6 can return good economy and performance WITHOUT being as quick as a v8

    And your brother is stupid to be driving a half a million dollar classic around
     
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    na only a mockup man haha

    Not everyone needs speed. Besides when the VN first come out, the stock V6 "was faster" than any stock V8 before it from what I understand.

    nothing in that sentence about economy, all i can see is "WAS FASTER"
     
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    Fair call, but the GTHO is in a different class. I'm sure that there are other examples, but at much higher cost than a standard family sized car.
     
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    In "some" circumstances it will yes.

    I've also seen quite a few clips on youtube of a celica beating the **** out of a bmw v8 lol :blah blah:
     
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    Nice work troll.

    The AFM in the new V8's are absolute rubbish, hence why alot of people on here and the ls1 forums remove them. The adr figures, real world driving etc, show the v8 to use more fuel. Around town and on the freeway, the only time a stock V8 will use less fuel to the same years v6 is towing a few tonne's up a hill.
     
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    What planet do you live on??

    I said fwy driving, who uses FULL THROTTLE ON THE FREEWAY???

    :banstick:
     
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    ^^^ Me. (jokes)

    And 'peckzz': "3.8L is going to do fairly well on both the performance and economy side of things without needing to be as fast as a V8."

    This is the statement where he refers to economy, and it is the same statement i was refering to.
     
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    haha well the whole forum is talking about performance, and here you are talking about freeway driving LOL, yea 6's mite be better on highway than a v8, but we are tlaking about getting the same power out and fuel consumtion out of a v6 compared to v8
     
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    oh ok sorry didnt see that one, i just seen the part about more power than any previous factory v8, which is incorrect thats all
     
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    Any previous Holden V8 i think he was referring to. And yes that is also incorrect as the 'black' 5ltr out of the VL had 145kw or so from the factory.
     
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    No, one guy was saying "the v8 uses less fuel then the v6"

    I pulled him up on his sprouting.

    Also, a turbo 6 of the same power will most likely use less fuel then a V8 if done correctly, as shown with the xr6t and f6.
     
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    Yes thank you, you hit the nail on the head. I do see the answer he was after with the usual mods of CAI, Exhaust, Retune. It will get a marginal increase any more than that you are going to have to spend the big bucks. A mate has built him self a turbocharged holden V6, its a full house combo. Power glide, wolf ems, stroked, big huffer, now he owns a very very quick V6 with no reliability he cant even drive it down the shops, every time he takes it to a track it spends more time in the garage. Now he was telling me he wishes that he built an eight with the stupid amounts he had spent and wishes he listened to everyone else when he was running around telling everyone he wanted to be different. To all the people who cant hack the v8 mumbo jumbo, ITS THE GOD DAMM TRUTH. Im not meaning to get on the wrong side with people but some of us have been there many times before and we strive to give out correct advise to others. If you want 4 cylinder economy go buy a Honda. In saying that if all the hondaphobes out there were given the option of a V6 in there cars im sure the four cylider would be dropped by many. Its clear and simple the same car is avalible with a bigger more powerful engine so why would you put yourself behind the eight ball and buy a V6 for preformance.


    The thread title is "Need more HP for my car ? "

    If you need more hp buy a V8, If you need fuel economy buy a Honda.
    If you like the power and economy of the V^6 keep it but dont expect it to be a rocket ship.
     
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    people pull the same reaction when they read a thread bout getting power out of a six.
     
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    What people? They aren't people, they are trolls.
     
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    so all the people iv ever spoken to bout anything automtive/holden performance wise are trolls?

    seriously.

    unless u have big bucks, the question dosnt need to be asked.

    getting more power out of a motor is the same no matter what it is.

    search the forum, it will be on here.

    i dont think thats a trolls answer.
     

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