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Old 08-08-2003, 05:07 AM   #1
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ok so the other day my friend jamie, his wife jill and i were driving back to their place and we r on a 5 line road... 2 in each dir... turn lane... so im cruisin along we just finished doin the CAI and were seeing if the "Denim Dyno" could tell any difference.... so i hear this sound like a mildly pissed off bumble bee and my buddy goes "HEY MAN! mess w/ this car!!" as he points out a 92-94ish Beretta... i figure what the hell, lets try it... so i stomp it... from 35 we are door to door.. we are fairly even until roughly 55. at this point then he starts walkin on me and pullin HARD theres a buick rondevuez (sp?) comin up in the inside lane so i figure "ok he'* made his point..." but no.. he scoots into the turn lane and continues pulling even HARDER i finally give up at around 65.. and Jamie is laughing hystariclly.. he then procedes to point out it was a De-Badged GTZ w/ the 3.1 bored .40 over w/ a custom ground cam, exhaust, and forged rods...... i guess the fact i held w/ him from 35-55 is... wellll respectable (dare i use that word there?) considering im running a series II w/ just a CAI and MAF screen pulled.... also needin a tuneup BADLY....... oh well i wont make excuses... i got my handed to me... lol
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It'* OK. That car had all that work done, and barely beat you. That'* sad on his part. If you had that done to the 3800, just think of what you could accomplish.
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Not to bad. Now did that GTZ also have 3 people in the car?
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well i did my tune up today holy crap i should get pics of the plugs, they were HORRIBLE.. i would say my grandma hadnt had a tune up in 4+ years........anyway i put Splitfires in the car along w/ bosch premium wires and its a HUGE difference, also got my coolant flush outta the way.... i wanna find that GTZ again
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well i did my tune up today holy crap i should get pics of the plugs, they were HORRIBLE.. i would say my grandma hadnt had a tune up in 4+ years........anyway i put Splitfires in the car along w/ bosch premium wires and its a HUGE difference, also got my coolant flush outta the way.... i wanna find that GTZ again
Did you just say Bosch!??! You have a white car too... Pray something doesn't to it...
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well i did my tune up today holy crap i should get pics of the plugs, they were HORRIBLE.. i would say my grandma hadnt had a tune up in 4+ years........anyway i put Splitfires in the car along w/ bosch premium wires and its a HUGE difference, also got my coolant flush outta the way.... i wanna find that GTZ again
Did you just say Bosch!??! You have a white car too... Pray something doesn't to it...
yes yes i know i said the B word but its all i could afford... turns out the car had the STOCK plugs and wires.... all autozone had were bosch premium or "Ultra Spark"... i went w/ bosch....
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A guy at advanced auto was yelling at me saying there was nothing wrong with bosch )2 sensors and they were better than AC Delco. I brought my business to the dealer instead.
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Most of those guys and or Gals don't know their *** from a hole in the ground... I have respect for a couple of people at the local autozone, they have been their from the begining of time and know their stuff... Simmilar for Advance.... But some of the time they are wrong... I just look for certain people... I know they won't give me any trouble...

FireDevil, Those bosh might give you a year or so... After that take the wires back and make them give you a new set per the Lifetime warranty...
by year end i hope to have the Taylors in... i wont need the Bosch stuff then
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Bosch may work good on other cars, they seem to have a good reputation, Just don't work with the silly H bodies I guess...

Taylors are cool, i'd recommend www.grandprixstore.com (www.pfyc.com subdivision) for a set, where I got mine, a lil long, but no biggie.
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