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Old 03-14-2010, 04:06 PM   #1
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I don't have much cash flow right now, but I am addicted to making my car better. Do you have any ideas that would help make it better, but are fairly cheap in cost?
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you could make your own cold air intake. fender well or box styles. High flow cat and a shift kit
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Steve, are you referring to the gutted high flow cat cheap mod? lol.
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ya sure if he wants an engine light that won't go away
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Here'* a guide that will give you a place to start. https://www.gmforum.com/performance-brainstorming-tuning-96/what-order-should-i-mod-my-engine-278662/ Basic mods are not to pricey, and will give you a bit of kick. After that it'* a bit more money and work.
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Well how cheap are we talking, assuming you already have good plugs and wires a MPS (Modular Pulley System) would be around a hundred bucks, and it the best vaule performance wise. If you could find a member that has a puller you could save the money of renting one.

Other than that a DIY intake would be next, or a off the shelf reprogrammed PCM.
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Yep, that covers about all the easy mods. The PCM swap is nice but you will need to have a CASE learn done, for that you will need a member with tuning software or a dealership that knows how to do it without reflashing the PCM back to stock.
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I have done a PCM swap and a crank sensor and never did a case learn. . . . . .
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I have done a PCM swap and a crank sensor and never did a case learn. . . . . .

I suggest you do one when you get HPtuner. Your engine will thank you.
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I suggest you do one when you get HPtuner. Your engine will thank you.
What will I notice? I can do it with the Aeroforce.

Sorry to kinda thread jack. . . .
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