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Feb 23, 5:29pm - #110152 
pulley's

ok how exactly do aftermarket pulleys increase performance and by how much??? confused


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Feb 23, 5:36pm - #110153 
they dont add hp, they get rid of the parastitic effects and free up hp to the wheels, i'd say from 2-5hp!


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Feb 23, 5:40pm - #110154 
Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
they dont add hp, they get rid of the parastitic effects and free up hp to the wheels, i'd say from 2-5hp!


Exactly, he is the quote from CelicaStore for AEM Pulleys.

Originally Posted by Ecelica Storei
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AEM Tru-Power pulleys increase horsepower by decreasing the parasitic effects that factory accessory pulleys have on a vehicle's engine. The pulley's lightweight 6061 T-6 billet aluminum construction reduces rotating weight and increases efficiency. All pulleys have a tooth profile that is guaranteed to match Original Equipment (O.E.) specifications, eliminating the chances of premature belt wear. Each Tru-Power pulley kit includes comprehensive instructions, performance belts and AEM decals

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Feb 23, 5:44pm - #110155 
I thought it was like 1-2 HP?


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Feb 23, 5:51pm - #110156 
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
I thought it was like 1-2 HP?


Yea, it like frees that much HP up thumbsup

They're a nice, cheap mod...Go for it dude! rice

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Feb 23, 5:58pm - #110157 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
I thought it was like 1-2 HP?


Yea, it like frees that much HP up thumbsup

They're a nice, cheap mod...Go for it dude! rice

Exactly, cheap and good. However, go with AEM pulleys and no unorthodox pulleys. Unorthodox gives more power...but AEM is easier on your engine.

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Feb 23, 6:29pm - #110158 
Originally Posted by LostAngel
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
I thought it was like 1-2 HP?


Yea, it like frees that much HP up thumbsup

They're a nice, cheap mod...Go for it dude! rice

Exactly, cheap and good. However, go with AEM pulleys and no unorthodox pulleys. Unorthodox gives more power...but AEM is easier on your engine.


True that, I've heard some bad shit about Unorthodox grin

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Feb 23, 6:29pm - #110159 
AEM gives 1-2 whp

unorthodox gives more whp than exhausts or CAI's,thats a lot of power

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Feb 23, 6:31pm - #110160 
more than exhaust? i highly doubt that anyways AEM is safer right


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Feb 23, 6:33pm - #110161 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by LostAngel
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs
I thought it was like 1-2 HP?


Yea, it like frees that much HP up thumbsup

They're a nice, cheap mod...Go for it dude! rice

Exactly, cheap and good. However, go with AEM pulleys and no unorthodox pulleys. Unorthodox gives more power...but AEM is easier on your engine.


True that, I've heard some bad shit about Unorthodox grin

Yeah, I believe Illusive had Unorthodox pulleys and ended up blowing his oil pump(?) thumbsdown

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Feb 23, 6:58pm - #110162 
Originally Posted by silverceli21
more than exhaust? i highly doubt that anyways AEM is safer right


theres no doubt required its a proven fact, someone on here had it and he said he felt a larger gain from exhaust and his CAI


the only thing that makes the UR pulleys dangerous is they take out the...damn whats it called...ok i dont remember

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Feb 23, 7:11pm - #110163 
they take out the harmonic balancer


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Feb 23, 7:16pm - #110164 
its a lot better, since they replace the water pump pulley, the crankshaft pulley with no harmonic balancer but frees up like 5 or 6 lbs of weight if not more and a alternator pulley, your taking off like 15 lbs or so, i think its too much, not sure, but your basically taking off a lot of weight and it lets the pulleys spin a lot faster, especially the crankshaft, but removing the harmonic balancer is only for hardcore racers, thats just my 2cents, but other than that, just buy the UR alternator pulley and water pump pulley, or AEM pulley, but dont get UR crankshaft pulley


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