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Old 06-12-2004, 12:31 AM   #11
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This enlarged TB is definitely a go for me now. As well as the plenum work. I wonder how RSM will react to my car once they see it first hand. There are no other Auroras in Mississauga quite like mine. RSM in located in Mississauga

More importantly, I am going to Zoro Muffler next week to get my high flow cat installed (since I wont be going to BF ) my mod budget just jumped like $500 bux, so...what do you suggest...Taylor, Mikey....whomever, enlarged TB/ported plenum or high flow cat first.

Where will I notice better gains. Personally I feel that if I get the TB first, the car may choke a bit in the exhaust department. I am leaning towards HCF first....Thoughts?
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do them both the same day if you can, that way you'll get a bigger gain, and a bigger grin lol

really, i want to hear the results on the TB, when are you getting it?
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End of the month once my expenses and monthly RSP and savings clear then I will be. Amen for 3 pay periods in one month.

Then off to the dyno I suppose...
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I'd still say get it guys, and it'* cheepier than an L67 throttle body. Yes the gaines of the TB are little more than intake HP wise, but you gain some low end TQ, where you won't gain that with an intake. larger TB'* bump up the whole poer curve some, where the intakes only really help the high end power.

Jim, I put the intake and TB on with stock exhuast, so I wouldn't worry about "bogging" it down, I think both are benefical, the choice is yours.

And I know I should of taken all my stuff off before I sold it, Corsa too should of came off, but live and learn, the SSEi will be stock When she gets traded in, Think it will be hard to find a buyer in my cars current state, stereo and all.
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TaylorD, you could probably make quite a bit selling those parts of your on here and ebay.

I would say do the TB now, as you will feel it more throughout the power band. Worry about the cat later
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He traded in the Aurora with all the aftermarket stuff still on it.
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i was talking about the stuff on his SSEi right now.

Wont you get a little worse gas milage with the bigger TB Jim?
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I'm not to worried about a 1mpg loss on the hwy....I can afford the gas, so why not have a little fun with my big ol granpa car right

Besides...there are a few "smart mouth" SSEi'* that need a shuttins up

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better show em the power of the V8! You will be smoking some rubber with the TB and the cat.
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He traded in the Aurora with all the aftermarket stuff still on it.
I know, never again. WHEN it is time for the ssei, there will be a parting out sale. probably take off rockers and headers too.

Anyways, why haven't you ordered that 80mm TB yet?

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I'm not to worried about a 1mpg loss on the hwy....I can afford the gas, so why not have a little fun with my big ol granpa car right
That'* exactly how I feel. I can afford the gas. oh and bonnie fest, I'll put your V8 in its place.
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