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Old 09-16-2005, 10:23 PM   #1
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I'm thinking of getting rid of my 97 SE for a 96-99 SSEi. My stepdad has a Buick Park Avenue Ultra (L67) and for the boat it is, it'* pretty quick.

My question: How much can I nag a SSEi for with less than 70,000 miles?
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Looks to pay around at least 5k for a reliable one. Have you thought about adding a turbo or supercharger to your SE allready? You could save money and would have a car that you are familiar with allready.
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Looks to pay around at least 5k for a reliable one. Have you thought about adding a turbo or supercharger to your SE allready? You could save money and would have a car that you are familiar with allready.
Wouldn't that involve lowering the compression ratio, putting new heads and intake on, and putting a HD transaxle in the transmission? Soiunds like more work than it'* worth.

My worry is that adding an aftermarket turbo or supercharger to a NA engine will decrease the reliability.
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http://www.l67swap.com/

I think Intense just came out with a Turbo Kit.
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Wanna 13 second car? Its like having a C5, kind of almost sort of.

http://www.zzperformance.com/product...020344e741b02d
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Wanna 13 second car? Its like having a C5, kind of almost sort of.

http://www.zzperformance.com/product...020344e741b02d
I would so rock that!

Our engines are pretty tough, just keep the tranny happy and you should be fine, assuming the install and the rest of your vehicle is in top shape. Definately a project you research before you start throwing money around. Now, if you want all the stock gadgets a SSEi comes with, then just sell your SE now. Its not worth the electrical mess to add tons of toys for no reason.
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Buy Caminated'* 2000 SSEi 13 second car in the For Sale section for $5500.

Otherwise I suggest the most economical and reliable method is to sell and trade up to an SSEi.
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Do SRT-4'* EVO'* and STI'* run intercoolers stock?

This cost more but damn 13'*, I think the SC kit gets you high 14'* at most.

I say keep your car and Turbocharge it man.
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