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Old 03-24-2004, 12:04 PM   #1
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ok lets say i get my Grand Prix GT someday....and i put a CAI and full exahause system on it(headers,cat,cat-back).....from my understanding all that stuff would add about 40-50 horses....what would i have to do the transmission for it to be able to handle that extra power? or would i have to do anything at all.
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Absolutely...without a doubt, the stock tranny will be fine
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yeah thats about what i figured.....how much would i have to pay someone to beef up the tranny? cause im not smart enough to do it myself, id be pushin my mechanical skills to put all that other stuff on as it is.
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Take a look at dblk2'* GTP, they have more mods then you can shake a stick at and they just replaced the tranny with an Intense tranny (I believe) either that or ZZP...regardless...

Ty stated once that this 4T60-HD trannys can handle 600 HP

I foam at the mouth to see what my 4T80-E can handle
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hmmmm a new trannt is kinda 'spensive perhaps i should lower my dreams to just a CAI and possibly a muffler or somethin. just out of curiousity what can the stock tranny on the GP handle? i know its probly not much more than the car makes to start with...i guess ill have to stick to external mods, blingage and whatnot
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If yer gonna get a GP, go GTP or stick with a Bonneville

If a L36'* powered GP is in your sights, then an intake, and muffler will do, but I would go GTP so you can do pulley mods etc
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yeah id thought about that, but finances are an extreme concern for me...so the im liking the GT better than the GTP cause i can use my cheap gas and then i figure the insurance is probly cheaper, and then id probly get a 4 door as opposed to a 2 door, once again because of insurance....basically i love the L36 and want to get another car with that engine, and IMO the Grand Prix is the finest looking of all cars with it, the Impala is a close second i guess. but i like them big cars
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Or..you can just go V8 like me

I like them big rides to bud
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yeah id get an Awhora if i could find one, still like the looks of the GP but thats just me. or maybe i might get a newer Maxima or somethin...i just dont know. just kinda contemplating Life After Bonneville i suppose. cause the ol' girl is gettin up there more every day and someday its gonna blow, i guess i should think about it when that happens.
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You never know, there is a new member from FL that has 326 000 miles on his 96 SE
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