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I know its a 2.8l v6 I believe its the LB6, looking for some cheap and simple performance upgrades. I've heard you can swap the throttle body from a 3.3 into it? Sway bars? I know it shared with

Little gutless at times, kind of shudders at about 60kmh, slow you shift at times. Comfortable as a couch on wheels though!!

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To swap throttle bodys is posible if you replace all sencers off old throttle body with new one .sway bar may be upgraded but more cost effective to simply tighten them by jaking car up and lossening sway bolts then retightening then unjacking

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