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Old 09-13-2009, 08:22 PM   #1
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Im kinda stuck on what to do for my next performance mod.
so far i have a CAI, 3.5 Pulley, PCM Tune, Downpipe and Powerlog

i dont plan on getting headers and i dont want to get a cam.

What other little mods that wont cost me more then 300 dollars can i get to get some horsepower or throttle response?
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You can install a set of 1.9:1 roller rockers. Upgrading the springs would also be a good idea. That should fit in your budget. It'* about a 5 or 6 hour job.
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ive been cosidering them, but i dont know if i could install them myself. Plus if your lookin at zzps prices your lookin at like 375 for the rockers, springs and retainers.

Isnt there anything cheaper, i was considering a ported and machined lower intake, their only a 100 bucks, would i feel any difference with that or is there a different mod thats better and cheaper then 300?
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Don't think you will see much difference with a ported LIM at this point. Try Emailing Billboost about rockers. Sometimes he has a set laying around, or at least knows where there is a set.
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what about a shift kit dan? there only 30 dollars.

I already have the tuned pcm that makes it shift harder so i wonder if i there will be any gain

also will it make my trans weaker? im always worried about my transmission
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A shift kit will be a good mod. This is only my opinion here, I've installed a few of those $30 shift kits in cars. They do a OK job. I installed a street/strip kit from intense and feel it'* a much better kit. But you pay a much higher price for it. It won't hurt your trans, in fact they tend to help because the shifts are faster so the bands and clutches wear less.
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what about transmission mods to make sure my tranny lasts? if i had to beef up a part of my transmission what part would be the smartest to upgrade?
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Your trans should be fine. They hold up pretty good. If your putting down over 300HP then it'* time to start looking at upgrades.
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