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Old 03-19-2017, 11:54 AM   #1
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Looking to see if there's an intake that will make more power/tq than the stock truck I take at lower rpm, like under 3000.


I know with the msd one and all the new stuff that's available, and being this is going onnan2016 2500hd with a 6.0 there's room for anything the market has put pretty much, with the simple addition of a cold air intake as well...


Anything out there that will add some low end grunt that will aid in towing and daily driving in the rpm range that is typically seen?
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An ls9 intake
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An ls9 intake
Why would he use a supercharger intake on a NA truck engine?
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I've thought about it, I'm looking into a whipple or some positive displacement type
setup, 8 psi would certainly liven it up.

Anyone making a nivenbolt on all inclusive kit for a 2015 2500HD?
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Good thinking, but an LS9 manifold is made to fit ONLY the Eaton blowers it's made for.
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And I believe the 6.0 in my truck is a cathedral headed engine
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A trailblazer SS intake will be a solid upgrade over the truck intake. More horsepower and torque to boot
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Why would he use a supercharger intake on a NA truck engine?
Ls9 intake will raise torque like madness
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Ls9 intake will raise torque like madness
ONLY if he uses the supercharger that goes with it. You did not mention that, ONLY the intake manifold, which will not work with anything else.
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ONLY if he uses the supercharger that goes with it. You did not mention that, ONLY the intake manifold, which will not work with anything else.
I think that's the point haha
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S6.0 is a cathedral headed motor I believe that intake wouldn't work..



Anyone make a true, complete Bolton kit these days for a roots blower on a pickup?
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I'm thinking edelbrock it's not cheap by no means.
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ONLY if he uses the supercharger that goes with it. You did not mention that, ONLY the intake manifold, which will not work with anything else.
Ls9 intake is belt driven. It destroys the ls6 intakes
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It would appear that there's not going to be an intake swap that's going to accomplish what I'm looking to do at this point... truck intake was designed for the lower rpm operating range from what I've found so swapping to anything that was car intended will only make the low end weaker, or stay the same.

Unless someone has some data to disprove this, I'm going to search out other options.
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Ls9 intake is belt driven. It destroys the ls6 intakes
Belt driven intake!!! LMFAO
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Belt driven intake!!! LMFAO
Yeah.... me too! LOL
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I'm waiting for the Big Hammer Elephant Lope line of cams with a guaranteed 80 hp increase.
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You guys realize the LS9 "intake" would be the blower itself, right? Not that I want to get into a pissing match or take sides with mr troll BigHammer but come on guys, use your brains a little bit. The only "intake" with a roots blower would be the air intake, not an actual intake manifold.

To get back on subject a bit and to address the original question of the OP... You could swap to a TBSS intake but isn't the stock intake on the 2015 trucks already a 4 bolt tb? If so, you have an identical intake manifold already to the TBSS so it wouldn't benefit you at all to swap them. Your best bet would be to poke around and try and find a roots blower for it or even a procharger. Might be more than what you're looking for but it definitely wouldnt lack in the power and torque aspects any.
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You guys realize the LS9 "intake" would be the blower itself, right? Not that I want to get into a pissing match or take sides with mr troll BigHammer but come on guys, use your brains a little bit. The only "intake" with a roots blower would be the air intake, not an actual intake manifold.

To get back on subject a bit and to address the original question of the OP... You could swap to a TBSS intake but isn't the stock intake on the 2015 trucks already a 4 bolt tb? If so, you have an identical intake manifold already to the TBSS so it wouldn't benefit you at all to swap them. Your best bet would be to poke around and try and find a roots blower for it or even a procharger. Might be more than what you're looking for but it definitely wouldnt lack in the power and torque aspects any.
C'mon 🔨 is awesome, and to answer the OP about the bolt on aspect, they make adaptor plates to convert your cathedral heads to a rectangle port intake. It works with the blowers, but isn't recommended for an n/a application.
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Magnuson has a TVS2300 kit for the 15-17 2500HD trucks that would be a nice upgrade, though it is pricey and I doubt you'll have any luck finding a used one any time soon. Cheaper than the Edelbrock kit though.
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