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Old 12-17-2004, 04:08 PM   #11
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A CAI of some sort will be first on my list after changing everything else out....Are there any preferred spark plug/wires?....And what kind of oil do these 3800s like? I've always been a fan of Mobil One...
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Yes, the 3800s love Mobil 1. Good choice!

As far as spark plugs, a lot of us have had great success with the NGK TR55 plugs. Just don't run Bosch! The 3800s and Bosch equipment don't get along well....at all. I run the AC Delco wires and haven't had any issues.
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Running colder plugs on a stock setup really isn't necessary, would just result in having to replace them sooner.

And yeah, '93'* are nice
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Thanks for all the input guys!......Just curious: as far as exhaust goes, I see constant comments about different mufflers such as Flowmaster, etc....What would be the best combo for me if I wanted to make my Bonnie breath freely?

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For all out performance, a Magnaflow is king. But it'* only 1% better than the Flowmaster... Really you choose by sound, And I recommend adding a resonator right after the cat too. Find a muffler for a Late model Camaro/Firebird, I tend to use 1996 year model. Add a high flow universal cat and you're set.
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Add a resonater?.....I know it'* probably added for sound reasons, but how bad could my car sound with just the high flow cat/Magnaflow that would prompt me to add another restriction in the exhaust?....What diameter is the exhaust on these things, after all?...and is there any particular high flow cat & muffler that works better than others?...

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93'* don't have resonators....that started from the factory in 94. Here'* some examples of mine pre-resonator. The resonator was installed 2 days after the first vid. Sorry, I don't have any after vids yet, but it'* MUCH better.

http://www.williamwren.com/bonnevillepics/scream_1.mpg
The car you hear in the background is mine. You'll see it after the scream.

http://www.williamwren.com/100mph.mpg
http://www.williamwren.com/launch.mpg

My car turned heads in town before the resonator. Kinda cool, but it got old. The resonator really mellowed it out, but it'* still impressive.
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Sounds great!....But does adding a resonator cost you performance?....And if not, where do I get the right resonator, as well as the best high-flow cat & muffler?...

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