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Old 01-14-2007, 02:08 AM   #1
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After seeing Silver Bullets absolutely gorgeous set up, it inspired me to make a possible performance upgrade. I don't want you to consider this, but I thought I'd throw it out there: My Bonneville is my daily driver, I DON'T WANT LOGIC! I want speed .

Alright, so I've got about $2,500 of my own money to spend on this project. My car is bone stock so I was considering an INTENSE level 3 performance package: http://www.intense-racing.com/Mercha...ategory_Code=P That offers what seems to be some nice basic upgrades as well as some other nice upgrades.

However, my dad told me today that he might be able to offer another lump of cash in order for me to purchase an INTENSE stage 4 heads and cam package: http://www.intense-racing.com/Mercha...ategory_Code=P

What I am wondering is if you would recommend me to get the performance package or the heads and cam package. Either way, the money will be gone so consider money not being an object here. Just remember my car is bone stock.

P.*.: What is a Gen V Blower and how much do they cost?
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go level 3 with a gen 5 and IC.

avoid the cam and heads package, you said something about daily driver right?

What are your plans for the trans?
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i dunno about the tranny yet, gonna leave it if i get it and see how long it lasts, any recommendations? if i get the level 3 i still have $700 left over

whats a gen-v blower? is that a good upgrade? sorry <---- im stupid
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i dunno about the tranny yet, gonna leave it if i get it and see how long it lasts, any recommendations? if i get the level 3 i still have $700 left over

whats a gen-v blower? is that a good upgrade? sorry <---- im stupid

a supercharger from the L32 motor that was installed on the 2004-2005 GTPs or 2006-2007 GTs.
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sounds like a good upgrade, any place to look at buying one? (btw, thanks hans)
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The stage 4 heads and cam package is too much for a street car IMO. The Stage 3 heads and cam is nice for street performance but you will want to do the prerequisite mods as well including headers, intake, and in the near future trans upgrade
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Go with the stage 3 and opt for 1.6 rockers instead of 1.9'* and add a 1X cam.
That will stay in your budget for now and save your dads money for a new tranny by mid summer.
The Genv will be a great upgrade once you have the rest sorted out. A bigger cam and heads will require an upgrade to your fuel system including larger injectors.
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Yeah, if I was gonna do it all over again, I'd go with the level 3 package but with the S1X and 1.6 rockers instead of the 1.9'*. Get some slicks, that'll have you in the 13'* easy.
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