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Old 05-24-2009, 12:31 PM   #1
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hey, i have a 99 ssei and love it. as of now i have a 3.5" pulley, knn air filter cat/resonator delete and a zzp tune. being a bus boy you dont make to much money and i was wondering what i should do next to get the most power and best performance out of my bonnie without spending to much.
what do some of you guys have in mind? comments are greatly appreciated.
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If you only have a K&N airfilter in a stock intake. You might want to upgrade to a FWI or CAI, so your 3.5 pulley will really show its true colors. Also 180 degree thermostats are cheap and will have your engine running cooler and decrease the chances of KR.
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One of the best mods for the price at this point would be a front Plog to open up your exhaust. The front manifold is really restricted. I believe they are a bit over $100
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thanks for the responces! i just updated my signature since i asked my step dad what all we did to it. i already have the front plog, a 180 t-stat and he cut open the air box and removed the tb screen.
any other sweet tricks or mods to recomend?
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Change the down pipe, free flow cat, beyond that your looking at rockers/springs, or cam.
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Not to thread jack, but what in the world is a Plog?
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A Plog is a ported exhaust manifold. A bit like a header. The front manifold is really restricted.

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Oh ok gotcha.
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alright sweet, thanks guys. il proly go with the rocker arms so i dont have to pull the motor out =p
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You can go with 1.9:1 rockers, but I suggest upgrading the valve springs at the same time. Nothing stronger then 105#
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