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More Power!

WITH A NEVER-ENDING quest for more power, lifting a full size extended cab Silverado and slapping 35-inch tires on it doesn’t help the pursuit for more ponies. Throwing off your factory engineered power-to-weight ratio is extremely noticeable with each and every pedal push, and modifications like these simply decimate any preconceived fuel economy numbers. It only takes a few months before this decrease in torque will make any man go mad, which is exactly where we found ourselves after our last few tech installs. If you can recall, once we lifted our daily driven Street Trucks Silverado, we added a new set of 4:56 Yukon gears to the rear end along with a Hyper tech Max Energy 2.0 reprogrammer. This simple parts swap brought our driveline back to factory specs and our fuel economy to manageable numbers. The results were better than expected, but in the wise words of Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor, we wanted “More Power!”

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