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Old 11-22-2005, 06:49 PM   #11
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What all could be done to my car with say... $1500.00? That'* about how much I'm willing to spend at the moment.
thermostat ~5
CAI and Box ~120
High flow cat ~50-60
Muffler ~ 80
pulley ~60

so your well below your price point
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For a grand, you could get roller rockers and a cam, (from www.seriesoneperformance.com) plus gaskets... maybe pop for some springs, plus the stuff above, that'd be about $1500.
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What kind of horsepower gain would that give me? Also what are the stock horsepower ratings for my car? Isn't it like 240 or something?
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I'm not trying to be a butthead at all but upgrading engine internals seem to be a bit too intricate at this point. I'm totally guessing that your mechanical skills are somewhat unhoned if you are asking what a t-stat is.

You could certainly pay to have them installed if that'* the route you want to go but that budget of yours will go very quickly
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I am a beginner with mechanics and what not yeah. My first guess on what a tstat was thermostat, but I was just trying to make sure. Don't underestimate the quick learning ability though lol
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Not underestimating your abilities at all. I like you eagerness to learn too. That'* important too.

Just don't get over your head, learn some new things and have fun.
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Yeah I am only 16 lol... I wasn't planning on fooling with the roller rockers and gaskets or whatever unless I worked with my neighbor who has a big garage and 2 grand nationals and a dragster that he races... Those GRs are SWEEEET, run 11'* on alcohol I think.
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GNs nor GRs lol[/quote]
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Old 11-22-2005, 07:23 PM   #19
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I think that'* how most of us have come to be where we are... grab a wrench and dive right in. I'm glad to here you also have someone to rely on. For me, that'* BillBoost37. He keeps me in line. Boosty----------> <--------------randman1
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I don't know about just grabbing a wrench and diving right in lol...I'd rather not screw something up or is that kind of diffacult to do if unless you're just absolutely not mechanically inclined?
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