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Old 06-25-2005, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default $800. What should I do?

I dont want to make a new topic so I'll just modify this one.

I got $800 right now

Im looking at headers or 1.9 rockers.

Besides NOS whats the best thing I can do for around 800?

My heart is almost set at going for the 1.9'* with the proper springs and pushrods of course. Also a PCM since my car will be able to shift higher with rockers.

Like I said All I have right now is an exhaust,inttake and 180 t-stat

How much would my 0-60 decrease with headers?

How bought with Rocker arms and PCM?

Do shift kits improve your time?

I would love to do a Cam but accordint to intense you need a higher stall torque converter.

Thanks for all the help. Cant wait for my next mod
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get the rockers and the PCM first. You dont really need the headers until you are SC.
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get the rockers and the PCM first. You dont really need the headers until you are SC.
Rockers, Springs, OR Rods, PCM.

You don't need headers yet and to be honest in an N/A car you probably wont like them without more power or a higher stall converter. You will feel like you lose power on the low end although you will make it up top.
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Since your with intense do I need the pushrods on your site? I cant use direct links but its this INTENSE™ High-Performance Pushrods ?
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I'd say to go with the 1.9 rockers.
You don't need better pushrods but you'll almost definitely need 90 or 105# springs.
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You dont need the pushrods, but they are recommended. Roller rockers do not need as much lubrication and the OR rods keep oil down in the bottom end and lifters to help avoid valvefloat and keep more oil where its needed most. I strongly recommend at least LS6 valvesprings if you get 1.9s.
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Bumping this topic since I modified it.
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1.9 rockers, PCM, high stall converter, There was some thing else...I just can't put my finger on it.
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Get a GT1 cam from ZZP
You don't need a highstall to see big gains with that cam.
There are plenty of people out there that will tell ya the same thing.
Don't play around with rockers, skip that and go to a cam.
I'm saying that because of your expressed intrest to go fast in your previous posts.
And if your going to go boosted, then just keep saving your money.
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A cam will always work better with a supercharger right?

http://www.zzperformance.com/product...f51599b134e7ae


A half a second better? Is that exagerrated or for real? Thats an awesome gain.
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