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Old 12-29-2005, 11:08 PM   #11
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i have really been considering it. I dont see where there would be a problem the downpipes look so close. I have to do so looking at my finances.
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Agreed with everbody...180 tstat, intake and high flow cat.

It'* what I have on my car and it'* all I'm doing. I originally had plans to do tons of stuff to the motor, but there'* no point. Without a supercharger its stupid to spend gobs of money to make it faster.

I'd spend money on making it look better after the intake and cat. A tint really makes the cars look better, especially if you have a dark color.
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Without a supercharger its stupid to spend gobs of money to make it faster.
Thats what you think..
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Without a supercharger its stupid to spend gobs of money to make it faster.
Thats what you think..
X2....its more fun to mod a NA that buy power
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Drive it off a cliff. That would make it faster.

But seriously, how fast are you looking to make it go? I drive a SE too, I'm not looking to make it a rocket, just plenty fast and breathe and exhale easier. I'm looking for reliablity. So I would just stick with a CAI and hi-flow cataylic converter, and maybe nitrous.

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i gain 0.3 and 2 mph on the 1/4 mile with my high flow cat,... but im supercharged, dunno if youll have that kind of improvment on a NA.


I wouldnt put nitrous IF you want reliability, even a small hp shot...imo...
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But nitrous doesn't add heat, it'* not used constantly like a turbo or a supercharger.Thus saving wear and tear on the motor and the transmission. I thought nitrous would be more reliable on NA cars.

Guess I must be mistaken.

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But nitrous doesn't add heat, it'* not used constantly like a turbo or a supercharger.Thus saving wear and tear on the motor and the transmission. I thought nitrous would be more reliable on NA cars.

Guess I must be mistaken.

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yes N2O is 10000000000X more dangerous than a SC or a Turbo application
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Granted, nitrous can backfire on ya, but there'* nothing wrong with a bit of nitrous backfire, it'll just sterlize the car.

Fuel,

okay fine, just get the damn turbo
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You have to admit that a supercharger makes things a lot easier.
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