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Old 12-09-2009, 08:45 AM   #21
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Thnx guys, and thnx Merlin for offering your help, as I will probably need it when i decided what to do next where you left off. As to more pictures: I'll get some up this weekend because she needs a good wash.
If you're looking for the best bang for your buck for performance, get (or borrow) a tuner (like DHP).
I had one with the car and the last tune I did for the car wasn't 100%... it was close but it needs some tweaking to get the most out of what the car can do.

The car needs more brakes and good tires and that'* about it. She'* got plenty of HP, she just needs to stop a bit better and hold the road. For brakes I recommend Gran Sport GS3s if you plan to track the car and Brembo rotors. Otherwise any high performance pad should do. The best tires I had on her were BFG KDWs, very good in the dry and excellent in the wet. However they only lasted 4 or 5 months with regular trips to the race track.
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Jason...which timing chain went on it, single or double? There'* plenty more power to add.

Swap the charger to a Gen V, the intercooler to a full size and add 1.8 rockers. Then it would be the same motor wise as my car. It'* a heck of a lot of fun.
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Jason...which timing chain went on it, single or double? There'* plenty more power to add.

Swap the charger to a Gen V, the intercooler to a full size and add 1.8 rockers. Then it would be the same motor wise as my car. It'* a heck of a lot of fun.
It'* probably the double, but I can't remember.

Yes there'* more power, but he'* going to need a tuner IMHO to go forward.
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Yes, definately a tuner. And yeahhhhhh to more power.
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"Merlin" or Jason,

There is a switch by the master cylinder under the hood and There is also one under the dash I beleive. im wondering what these are for. And maybe in the summer time ill get it tuned. Right now I just want to get through shitty ole winter lol.
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The switch under the hood should turn the engine and intercooler fans on.
I used it while drag racing to keep cool in the pits.

The switches under the dash are for the LED lights in the front of the grill and for the "halos" in the angel eyes.
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Alrite thnx, so the intercooler automatically comes on like a fan should when just driving around also, not just by that switch?. I must say you put alot of work into this thing. What made you sell it?
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Yes the IC fan will come on automatically when driving around when it gets warm....
Now that I think of it, one of the buttons under the dash may turn the IC fan on too, so you can do it manually from the drivers seat.

I sold it because I wanted to go faster, and take turns. So I sold my two Bonnevilles and bought a Formula car.
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Yes the IC fan will come on automatically when driving around when it gets warm....
Now that I think of it, one of the buttons under the dash may turn the IC fan on too, so you can do it manually from the drivers seat.

I sold it because I wanted to go faster, and take turns. So I sold my two Bonnevilles and bought a Formula car.
lol, good enough reason.

Yeah there is like 3 red switches on the console below, and a metel switch and black pushin button under the dash. So ill habe to play around with what does what
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I was thinking, how much horsepower / torgue does this monster put out?...I know its around 240ish hp stock..thats bout it.
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