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I heard from some other forum that a Ecotec motor can push out 1400 horsepower.How is that even possible?I would think at least 500hp the most on a Ecotec motor.
 

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An Ecotec motor can go as high as you could imagine if you have two things, money, and time. You would have to massively modify the motor in order to achieve that much horsepower, and by then, idk if you could call it an ecotec after that
 

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Yea i think to get that high you would have to modify the block itself and by that point it wouldnt really be an Ecotec. But you can do anything with the right amount of money and expertise.
 

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I do believe what they were trying to say is that the Ecotec motor can safely handle up to 1400 HP because that is true. Now getting it up to 1400 is a whole other story.
i honestly dont believe that the Ecotec can be a 1400 HP machine, when the factory skyline can only tune up to 1000 safely. I just dont get it
 

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My girlfriends uncle is a GM tech that works in the R&D department and he's the one that told me that. So did my instructors at school that are all a part of the GM ASEP program. I'm pretty sure that they know what they're talking about
 

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The pro drag race teams have constructed 1400 hp ecotecs. Just keep in mine that they only run for about 7 seconds at WOT and get rebuilt constantly.
 

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The pro drag race teams have constructed 1400 hp ecotecs. Just keep in mine that they only run for about 7 seconds at WOT and get rebuilt constantly.
just like any other race car just like he said the engines are damn near fully rebuilt after every run down the track to prevent catastrophic failure. And remember anything is possible.
 

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Gotta remember that its it s such fine deatails getting 1400 hp into a small 4 cylinder..you have to have the whole block blue printed, layed out and everything up to the lil tubes that squirt the oil into the motor redone to handle that
 

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If you hunt around online GM performance has a thing out called the "ecotec cookbook" and it lays out in several steps or stages exactly how to build up to a well over 1000hp ecotec engine. You can also order all the parts set up in kits to do it. Now mind you the engine itself is pretty worthless because i almost giggle at the thought of what would happen to the stock tranny even with a good clutch with that kind of power, but you can do it.
 

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If you hunt around online GM performance has a thing out called the "ecotec cookbook" and it lays out in several steps or stages exactly how to build up to a well over 1000hp ecotec engine. You can also order all the parts set up in kits to do it. Now mind you the engine itself is pretty worthless because i almost giggle at the thought of what would happen to the stock tranny even with a good clutch with that kind of power, but you can do it.
GM suggests the modified 4T65-E for off-road racing applications that are pushing 600hp to 1000hp 4T65-E modified
You can check out a lot more about these up-grades and performance products at GM Tuner Source
 

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well there we go. Hey it even includes installing a trans brake. Now that would mess with peoples heads at the red light.
 

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