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Old 02-01-2007, 02:41 AM   #21
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Now what could I do with one of these?
Clean it up and ship it off to me.
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that right there...is a beautiful thing.

haha, you think its worth what yah paid for it? i mean, it is, but doesn't it suck that you can't get any instant gratification from it? YAH GOTTA WAIT SOME MORE. But at least you get to look at it. Thats always good....I know I'm having trouble NOT looking at it.

Go FASTER!
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Instant HP is becoming less possible for me. As with anyone that starts modding like crazy. Once you get to a certain point.. Each HP costs big.

This will be a huge improvement when I install it. I'll also need reprogramming and other items to support it.
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Happiness at the moment is getting my Bonne back together in one piece so it'* drivable again. Hapiness later is getting it to run properly. I don't think I'm asking for to much happiness.......do you?


And I do believe in miracles.
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Fix your fueling before you put that bad boy on it

Cam...cam....cam....cam...cam...
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That puppy is in very nice shape. The streets of Connektikutt will soon be filled with more whine and smoke. :P
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That is one of the many things that needs to be taken care of first. The blower won't do me a bit of good w/o other "supporting" (cam, tuner) mods.

I see my car this way. I got it cheap and planned on not modding. As with any ideas I have...things can change frequently.

First, I ensured the brakes and suspension were fixed, rejunenated and upgraded.
Then, I did some creature comforts inside and got a scan tool. Learning parameters.
Did maintenance under the hood to bring things back to where they should be.
Got some minor issues at the moment to work through, then more modding once my current issues are resolved.
Transmission was getting tired, it'* silly to try and put power through an old tired transmission that I knew would fail soon enough. UPGRADED!

No mod'* are happening until the car is happy with the current level.
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What did you do to the suspension to upgrade it? To be honest, when I was down for the mini meet, it felt a bit weird to me as far as keeping up with the torque that the engine is producing now. like something was eother loose or was not up to par. Maybe it was just me?
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That'* called a motor mount.

The front mount in my case has a rubber piece and a small dampener, shock looking thing. The shock/dampener is currently removed as I thought that was the only way to fit the headers. This allows the engine to torque back and one of the "little" things I plan on doing is locking it down. Possibly in a 00+ hockey puck type of situation. The ideas are flowing though.

The suspension upgrades are at 150,000 miles I replaced the struts, mounts and endlinks, then I got a new elc compressor that worked well. And currently a "little" thing is a noise I hear in the front right. Possibly a control arm bushing, although I haven't been able to confirm that yet. Lately I've been putting in a lot of extra work earning mod money and it has a downfall on time to work on the car.
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Ahhh ok so thats why I felt what i felt then. I was beginning to think I wouldnt be able to mod up too much because of the stock front suspension parts and mounts. But I am trying to plan everything out as indicated in my PM to you just a few minutes ago.

Tune up is first on the list and then everything else should flow nicely in place as time moves on.
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