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Old 08-25-2005, 10:54 PM   #1
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I have the MPS ready to be installed, and have the new PCM in hand. I was thinking about a SS intercooler since a full one wouldnt do me much justice since I will have "mild" mods to my bonne. Will the SS help cool the engine itself or should I not even bother?
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The SS will not cool the engine and no intercooler will, it only cools your boost. Some believe that the restriction in airflow of the SS is not worth the .1 pulley drop size you will be able to gain. I would say do a full size I/C or better yet, a cam.

A cam would give you more power, longer duration AND the ability to drop probably .2 pulley size, plus its just plain fun to have a car lope.
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I would agree with Rogue on the cam, good mod for useable power and about the same $$ as a ss intercooler?
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Or for an even less expensive route, but well worth doing considering your current mods, would be to do 1.9:1 rockers...very good bang for the buck. You could even look into ported exhaust manifolds to round out a nice package

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Cool cool, cause Im looking for engine specific mods such as cams or rockets to increase HP.
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Cool cool, cause Im looking for engine specific mods such as cams or rockets to increase HP.
Master Blaster'* here we come!!! Rockets would be sw33t! LOL I had to. Could you picture jato boosters strapped to the side of a bonnie?!!!

We all know you meant to say rockers! It still is pretty funny though.
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Cool cool, cause Im looking for engine specific mods such as cams or rockets to increase HP.
Master Blaster'* here we come!!! Rockets would be sw33t! LOL I had to. Could you picture jato boosters strapped to the side of a bonnie?!!!

We all know you meant to say rockers! It still is pretty funny though.
Heh..yea I was thinking about those little model rocket engines. But really, Intense rockers the way to go?
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I would say a cam. Save the time and money for when you decide later on that the rockers arent doing it for you anymore. :P
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no throw a jet engine in the trunk for a jet assisted Top Speed so you get up to speed with the 3800 and then you get to the nice part of the jet when it starts pulling you can put the 3800 in N giving a top speed of 250-300mph
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no throw a jet engine in the trunk for a jet assisted Top Speed so you get up to speed with the 3800 and then you get to the nice part of the jet when it starts pulling you can put the 3800 in N giving a top speed of 250-300mph
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