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Need to upgrade nething?

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    Need to upgrade nething?

    Currently have a LS1 with Corsa Exhaust, Tb Bypass, SLP Lid, Putting on LS6 Heads, LS6 Cam, SLP LS6 Intake, Pacesetter Headers. Will I need to upgrade nething, valve springers, pushrods, etc.?

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    Yes valve springs, timing chain, pushrods, oil pump

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    Valve springs
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    Might as well put new lifters in since you are swapping heads
    Plugs & probably wires
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    Just buy a new engine. Probably turn out cheaper.

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    Good Point. it's gonna cost both nuts and your first born.

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    The only thing that expensive in that whole process is the heads, if you do all the work yourself. A good stroker short block brand new is upwards of 4k then you have to buy the heads anyway so how is it cheaper.

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