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Old 05-25-2006, 02:05 AM   #1
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Remember that thread asking who was the youngest 2000+ bonny owner? Well I think I'm in the hot list now. I'm 17 and just got an 01 SSEi with every feature possible for $10,500, it'* got 27,000 miles on it it beleive it or not it is in GREAT shape. I did'nt quite want to go for the "i" but this deal was too good to pass up.

Now I have some questions. Would gutting the airbox and getting a k&n filter do very much good for the l67 in terms of fuel economy? And would that mess with any vacuum-operated systems? And is there anything else under $400 that will give me some more fuel economy?

Oh and if i can figure out a way to post some pics i have 2 that are ok.
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congrats on the purchase...

post pics by hosting the pictures on a site like photobucket.com, and then put them in a post like this

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gutting the airbox with a K&N will help a lot... but you could always get this..



$400 could also go towards a good tuneup with new plugs, wires, o2 sensor...

these are cool too

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Follow the stuff Haro mentioned and you get a big smile.

Please put specific pulley and other questions in the performance etc forums.
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Congrats on the purchase, you certainly bought the right car if you want easy go fast mods!
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Thanks for the advice guys. I feel like im a true member now lol.
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In all honesty, my advice to you would be to take that $400 you have for mods and put it into your loan on the car (I'm assuming you didn't buy it outright). Just my $.02. But if you don't want to thats fine too, you'll want to start with some sort of an intake, new plugs, and a PCM. Probably a 3.5 pulley as well. That should wake it up a good bit.

You picked a very nice car. Hopefully you enjoy it as much as the other members here and take care of it as well. I can't wait to see some of your future posts.
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Well I'm a little spioled since my dad bought it because he works in iraq making $13,000 a month. So would the pulley help or hurt my mpg? And would that hurt the blower. Oh and what kind of oil does the blower take because I plan on a huge tune-up.
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a pulley will not help your MPG because you will always be on the gas

it will not hurt the blower if done correctly

here is the oil you need, pick it up at any dealership

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Hey harofreak, i just ordered that cold air intake set you posted. Would anybody happen to know what kind of mpg boost I'd get from the 22 it gets now?
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The 22 you get now, is that in town, on the freeway, or overall? If you're averaging 22 overall thats pretty good FWIW...its not a Civic. If you buy an SSEi you shouldn't be too worried about mileage anyways IMO.

A CAI probably won't increase your mileage a noticable amount. If you want to increase your mileage you'll want some exhaust mods, some high ratio rocker arms, or maybe some underdrive pulleys. A smaller pulley definately won't help your mileage, if you stay out of it you probably won't see a decrease though.
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