How can I increase the power of my 2006 silverado

5

Asked by Apr 01, 2014 at 11:42 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT1 Crew Cab

Question type: General

2 Answers

32,315

Cheap and easy. Get a program for the computer (ECU)

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
12,055

How much money do you have? How much money are you willing to spend? What kind and how much power do you want? Do you care about mileage? Start with a cold air induction. Headers run around $250 for good custom fit headers. Low restriction cats, are a bit of change, larger exhaust stainless steel exhaust pipes are a must to mount the non-restrictive mufflers. That alone will be around $500. Larger injectors, different runners, or go with a newer custom EFI set up, for around $4,000, or change the EFI command module and ignition set up. Different cam, high flow heads, larger fuel pump, Edelbrock blower and set up, or turbo kit. Between $5 to $10 Grand will get you all the power you need to pull stumps. Change out transmission and rear end. Tires and rims. It all goes into getting more power, but it also costs money, especially if you go with the top end items which are most reliable. Do all this and you'll have so much power your gas credit card people will love you.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • how many 2006 silverado performance editions were built? 1 answer

    I am trying to find out how many 2006 silverado performance editions were built? The performance edition had the same drive train, (minus supercharger), High-Performance Suspension Package, etc as the...

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT2 Ext Cab 2WD

    -

    General

  • 88 Raider, not much power 3 answers

    replaced fuel injection with new Weber carb, runs good but not much power. Wants to bog down a little on a hill

    Chevrolet Silverado 1500

    -

    General

  • My 2006 chevy silverado seat belt alarm will bong 33 times every time I start it, 1 answer

    Every time I start my 2006 Chevy Silverado the normal seat belt alarm goes off 5 times. No problem there, But then it goes off 33 times! This happens every time I start it. Very annoying! Any one kn...

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Base Extended Cab 4WD Short Bed

    -

    General

  • what does ssc mean for a 2005 silverado 6 answers

    just bought a 2005 silverado with stainless exhaust heated leather 20" chrome wheels z71 1 owner. the guy told me SSC silverado on each fender was for extra chrome with 6 way power seats . The chevy ...

    2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Z71 Ext Cab 4WD

    -

    General

  • Increase performance, horse power and look 2 answers

    I was told I could add about 60 HP with dual pipes on the one side, chip and open air filter rucks a 6.2 gas 420hp what can I do to maximize horse power, fuel and looks of the exhaust along with the ...

    2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ Crew Cab 4WD Z71

    -

    Shopping & Pricing

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 1,790
#2 Silverado_owner_2006
Silverado_owner_2006
Reputation 1,510
#3 elvisman4
elvisman4
Reputation 1,450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
928 Great Deals out of 62,271 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford F-150
2,885 Great Deals out of 212,656 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 1500
538 Great Deals out of 12,998 listings starting at $2,199
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
360 Great Deals out of 26,069 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tundra
624 Great Deals out of 30,698 listings starting at $2,637
Used Toyota Tacoma
627 Great Deals out of 35,082 listings starting at $2,155
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
807 Great Deals out of 28,675 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Colorado
278 Great Deals out of 19,365 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
424 Great Deals out of 45,049 listings starting at $2,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
22 Great Deals out of 307 listings starting at $3,950
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
11 Great Deals out of 327 listings starting at $3,995
Used Ford Mustang
397 Great Deals out of 44,403 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Charger
394 Great Deals out of 30,065 listings starting at $2,343

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 96,244 listings starting at $17,728
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
245 Great Deals out of 8,367 listings starting at $15,174
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
241 Great Deals out of 7,083 listings starting at $15,800
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
406 Great Deals out of 10,894 listings starting at $9,987
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
249 Great Deals out of 5,964 listings starting at $7,950