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Old 04-17-2007, 09:12 AM   #1
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Hello all, I'm another Bonne GXP owner. Picked up a black GXP from Bill Kay in Naperville last night. I've loved these things since they first came out, but really didn't need another 4 door car as my GTP was doing great. That was until Saturday when a transmission cooling line let go, showering the engine and starting a nice little fire. :( The thing I will miss between the */C V6 and this Northstar is the explosive "burst" acceleration the GTP had. I was of course running about 13psi of boost also, but hey...

Anyway, I've been active in the F-Body community, am still active in the GTO community, used to be a technician at a local Chevy dealer, I know how to mod, troubleshoot, and can fix anything, I just need to know where to find stuff for this car.

First things I need are a CAI and exhaust. Where might I find these? Or am I relegated to fitting my own mufflers?
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Welcome to the club. I'm sure somebody more qualified than I will jump in here soon and help you out with your questions. They just may not be awake yet.

Do you have any pics of your new GXP? We like pics. I wouldn't mind seeing some pics of your Goat and Z either!
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Welcome to BC!

I'm not too familiar with the GXPs, but there are a couple stickied threads in the GXP/N* forum that have some good info in them:

How to add HP to the 2004 GXP

General Northstar Info and Help (was More HP for GXP)
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Hi there...and welcome.

Our GXP owners are expanding by the minute lately. It'* great to see. Kick off you shoes and enjoy..

Watch out for Venom... He'* heading for worlds fastest GXP.
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Welcome to the club. I'm sure somebody more qualified than I will jump in here soon and help you out with your questions. They just may not be awake yet.

Do you have any pics of your new GXP? We like pics. I wouldn't mind seeing some pics of your Goat and Z either!
The only good pics I have right now are the ones the dealer used. I got home with the car about 11:30 last night, then worked until 8 tonight. So...



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I don't see that we can upload pics to a post here, so I can't post any of either the GTO or Z28.
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I used to have an Aurora years ago (a white diamond 199 and I went into the Aurora Motorsports handbook thinking I'd do some heads and cam work in the shop. Well after reading this book, even I was baffled. Cam staging/staggering, etc, is all tooo much for us old school pushrod guys.

I was looking at STS cat-backs, wouldn't one of those fit? It'* the same layout essentially as the GXP, my Aurora, other Caddies, etc.
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Great looking car.
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Thanks. I told myself years ago after I got rid of my Tahoe, I'd never get another black car again...
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