: 2006 STS V6 - Performance Parts?



netrave
06-26-06, 08:47 AM
hey does anyone know if there are any performance parts for the V6? like intake, exhaust, a chip? or anything???:want:

if so please let me know where i can purchase them!!:thumbsup:

Thanks,
Danny...

robert
06-26-06, 04:16 PM
NETRAVE, Volant Performance advised me last week that they are making a cold air intake for the STS V-8 and I think he said they were making one for the V-6 too and they would be releasing the intake in 2-3 weeks. You could call Volant and get more info, if you do call ask for Joe. VOLANT PERFORMANCE phone #1-909-476-7225.

justgreat
06-28-06, 07:11 AM
usually, the biggest bang for your buck would be to throw on a set of headers that have been tuned for greater output on the high end of the rev band. generally, the engineers extract every last ounce of power out of the engine and still maintain a solid, reliable powerplant; they don't like to leave anything on the table when it comes to hp and torque. the problem is WHERE the power is made in the rpm range of the engine and that applies for intake systems as well...in fact, it applies to all "add ons" especially cams but exhaust headers too. in most cases, when you alter the engine "add-ons" intake, exhaust, cams, all you're doing is moving the power higher up in the power band. you may in fact make more power, but you will lose some on the bottom end and geuss what? that's where you spend most of your time driving in real world conditions. that little extra bit of hp on top isn't worth the lack of torque on the lower end of the rpm band. stay with the stock systems and save your money.

one thing you can do to make more power and simply do something that will need to be done as a normal routine item is change your oil. do some research on royal purple synthetic oil (no affiliation what so ever). they're product can deliver more power across the entire rev range as i remember from the data they sent me. the power gains don't last forever ( i forget how many hours of use before the hp gains diminish, but it's something to consider.

jackg 06
diamond white with the light grey inside
1sb with the nav/5.1


ps. i love this car!! what a solid, tight piece of machinery. and i love the tranny..it's the closest automatic i have driven that approximates a manual...what a joy to go back to rwd after all those years of fwd.

Dr. Design
06-29-06, 12:50 PM
Hello,
Well most would consider suspension performance, so we would like to let you know we are producing hollow sway bars for the STS to work in conjunction with our lowering springs. Once installed on the STS it will really define "Sports Sedan!" Please let us know if you have any questions.
Thank you,

babaz
07-01-06, 02:44 AM
Very interested....I like the handling of my 2003 E39 525iBimmer. Just got a 06 STS V6 a week ago for my wife and consider lowering it.

Earthdog
07-01-06, 06:55 AM
Hello,
Well most would consider suspension performance, so we would like to let you know we are producing hollow sway bars for the STS to work in conjunction with our lowering springs. Once installed on the STS it will really define "Sports Sedan!" Please let us know if you have any questions.
Thank you,

I would agree except the seats are too darn flat. If my STS handled too good with these seats I would be in the passenger seats. The CTS Seats are much beeter for a secure seat. But I do agree the suspension is high on my list.

slincoln3
09-08-15, 05:35 PM
Sure. I know I've done it. My 2008 STS has a new engine done to new 321hp V-6 specs with custom stainless headers and full stainless custom exhaust,no convertors,no muffflers just X-pipe,Bully Dog Tuner,new rear gear 3:91,245/45/18 front on 8"wheels and 275/45/18 on 8.5 black rims. I been thinking about putting a turbo on it. It will be a full custom job and not easy but it can be done.

Boat
09-08-15, 05:46 PM
Just a 9 year old thread no big deal.

slincoln3
09-09-15, 06:11 AM
3 Things. 1st I didn't notice age of post as I wasn't on this site when it popped up on Google. 2nd there is no expiration. date on knowledge. 3rd sorry my car is 2008 but everything I've done could easily be done to 2006 just as well.

Boat
09-09-15, 03:56 PM
I was just giving you shit! Let us know if you go through with the turbo build!

ITSQUIK
09-09-15, 04:08 PM
I was just giving you shit! Let us know if you go through with the turbo build!

I'm in the process of a Turbo build on my 05. Here's just a little teaser....http://i219.photobucket.com/albums/cc129/02DSGHD/The%20Caddy/5F7762B7-9AEB-4E20-BB5D-89B97D83109B.jpg (http://s219.photobucket.com/user/02DSGHD/media/The%20Caddy/5F7762B7-9AEB-4E20-BB5D-89B97D83109B.jpg.html)

slincoln3
09-10-15, 05:37 AM
Oh its gonna happen. I have a little advantage as I grew up with and owned many turbo cars. 1983 T-Type Riveria,1986 Dodge Shelby GLHS,1988 Thunderbird Turbo Coupe. I know the hows,whys and the whats of the turbos ins and outs.

ShDmitry
09-10-15, 03:40 PM
I also thought about the turbo but, on the V engine you need twin turbo. Because this motor has an internal oil filter it is very difficult to install an external oil cooler. Without it, the two turbos will overheat the oil that will lead to a catastrophic drop in pressure and will destroy the engine. I am an auto mechanic and owner of a small repair shop and I installed the turbos on many cars and I have in this rather big experience including bad, so if you do not live in Alaska you needs a big external oil cooler. My opinion the best choice is Vortech V-3 CCW rotation.
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blackdeath
09-11-15, 06:27 PM
how do u have a bully tuner , nothing on their site for this

slincoln3
09-12-15, 09:07 AM
Well I didn't get it the shop that worked on my car got it for me. I've had it for a while so can't tell you what's on their web site and what they still carry and don't. But I know I have one. I look at it everytime I drive it. Thanks

Ludacrisvp
09-13-15, 10:18 PM
Is it some kind of box you plug into the diagnostic port?

EChas3
09-13-15, 11:18 PM
Madtuner can supply cable & software to reflash your ECM and/or TCM or replace them; prices vary accordingly. Nobody else has 'cracked' the 4.6 V8 models. The V6 is more common and I think there are several sources.

blackdeath
09-14-15, 10:42 AM
I have one on order from kpe , for my v6 , theres really nothing for the 3.6 di , that ive found , as for the bully that's just display,from the research ive done