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Old 08-09-2009, 12:37 PM   #1
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I have a 02 ssei all stock except 20 inch chrome.....i was wondering are there any cheap performance mods i can install in the car to boost the hp? And if so can i get some suggestions?

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Well...what do you consider cheap?
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lol, for starters, get lighter rims! 20 inch chromes are heavy and slow down a car! lol, otherwise you could go with a Cold Air Intake (CAI) and you could get a slightly smaller supercharger pulley. all of which would give some extra power for pretty cheap. also, depending on how many miles are on your car, new plugs, wires, and an air filter could wake up a few extra horse power!
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gut the air box (free if you have a dremel and about 10 minuites of free time) k&n filter and a high flow cat
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thank you guys! can i get some more info on the high flow cat?
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lol, for starters, get lighter rims! 20 inch chromes are heavy and slow down a car! lol, otherwise you could go with a Cold Air Intake (CAI) and you could get a slightly smaller supercharger pulley. all of which would give some extra power for pretty cheap. also, depending on how many miles are on your car, new plugs, wires, and an air filter could wake up a few extra horse power!
and wut size should the pulley be on the SC? wounldnt i have to change all the pulleies as well as the SC pulley?...and i have noticed that the wheels as dramitically slowed down my car....but i love the look of em...i get alot of head turners..lol...my o2 SSEI is pretty high on milage tho im at 130 k exactly...would u recomend me changing the plugs and wires? if so wut kind...im am so retarted when it comes to this stuff but was truely happy when i seen this forum.
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Once you get away from stock drop one heat range, Autolite 605. You only need to change the one pulley, no smaller then a 3.5" 20" wheels are really not performance wheels, no bigger the 17" if you want performance. With that many miles changing teh plug wires is a good idea, just stick with stock replacement wires.
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thank you guys! can i get some more info on the high flow cat?
Goerlich Hi-Flow cat'* work well with 00+ SSEi'* and they wont throw any DTC'*. I would not consider this a cheap upgrade though. You should consider going 3" with the exhaust and the cat at the same time.
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what r DTC'*? and around how much would that whole high flow cat system run...i also heard u could build and CAI instead of buyin they whole sytem for 200-300 bucks.....is this a good idea? to be honest i only want to spend a couple houndred bucks for each mod. the exhaust system im lookin tro spend the most 300 ...the SC pulley im willin to spend around the same (if they even cost that much) ......and if i was to add the exhaust system do i absolutely have to have the cams and headers or can i run on stock heds n cams?
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