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This is a discussion on Valve Springs within the Internal Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Does anyone recommend changing the stock l92 springs for the yellow ls6 springs? Will i notice more power or what ...

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    Does anyone recommend changing the stock l92 springs for the yellow ls6 springs? Will i notice more power or what diferences could i look for? I've heard that the ls6 springs are good but i dont know if it's worth changing them. What do you think?

    My engine is: Stock lq9 block and piston and stock l92 cam and heads.

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    Quote Originally Posted by askkmb View Post
    Does anyone recommend changing the stock l92 springs for the yellow ls6 springs? Will i notice more power or what diferences could i look for? I've heard that the ls6 springs are good but i dont know if it's worth changing them. What do you think?

    My engine is: Stock lq9 block and piston and stock l92 cam and heads.
    I wouldn't do switch them out for ls6 springs. If you are going through the trouble of swapping springs I would go for some aftermarket springs. They both require the same work so it doesn't make sense to swiitch to just ls6 springs. That being said l92 springs have a make lift of .530 and ls6 springs I believe iirc have a max lift of .570ish.
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    So changing them would not gain any horsepower???

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    Quote Originally Posted by askkmb View Post
    So changing them would not gain any horsepower???
    No changing the heads or cam would though. There are other things that would increase power too. Depends on what you are looking for though. I would do h/c/i though as well as headers if you are looking for power.

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    For now i have l92 heads on my stock lq9 block and also an l92 intake manifold and cold air intake. What would be a cheap way to get some more power??? Keep in mind that i want to keep it streetable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by askkmb View Post
    For now i have l92 heads on my stock lq9 block and also an l92 intake manifold and cold air intake. What would be a cheap way to get some more power??? Keep in mind that i want to keep it streetable.
    Depends what is cheap to you but you could do headers and exhaust.

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    Thanks, and i think headers is the next thing im going to do. Which are the best headers but for an afordable price?? I dont like getting to much money into this engine since im looking forward for an purpose built race car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by askkmb View Post
    Thanks, and i think headers is the next thing im going to do. Which are the best headers but for an afordable price?? I dont like getting to much money into this engine since im looking forward for an purpose built race car.
    I did OBX headers but texas speed headers look nice too and not bad for the price plus they are stainless.

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    Thanks for the help. Lets see how money is treating me.

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