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Old 10-22-2009, 03:17 PM   #1
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I recently purchased a 2001 Oldsmobile Intrigue 3.5l DOHC with only 30,000 on it from an old woman down the road. Needless to say, she charged almost nothing for it, and it'* almost mint. I've done a full synthetic oil change, new plugs, etc. Now, I've been trying for months, without success, to find performance parts for it. So, even though it'* not my old Bonneville (I miss her..) I'm coming back, looking for help! I figure some of you guys know your GM'*, so any help would be appreciated!

Edit: I wasn't sure where this belonged, so I posted here. Feel free to move it Mods. Also, I have around a $800 budget.

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*moved to Performance & Brainstorming*

Not too sure on mods for one of those motors... Ive never dealt with one myself, but maybe some of the others might have some idea... sit tight, they'll chime in sometime soon
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Not a clue here. Billboost perhaps.
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there may be a few things out there, but there is not going to be much since the engine was only used in two models, both oldsmobiles. i would say you could get a custom tuned pcm, and maybe a shift kit for the tranny, but not much else beyond a CAI and exhaust.
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Any idea where I could get the CAI and exhaust? I know where to get a Magnaflow high flow cat, but what about the rest? I'm curious about a CAI too..
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If your any good with your hands, this will save you a ton of cash.

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Anybody know more about the exhaust? I'd love to get a new exhaust..the stock muffler is almost pathetically quiet. I've already found the high flow cat, and I think I'll build my own CAI (Or maybe a fender well intake if I'm feeling ambitious.) Thanks in advance.
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Anything you want to do to that motor/car, you will have to build yourself. I used to own one, and they make nothing for that engine/car. Sorry.
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If you have a single muffler you want a flowmaster or magnaflow series80, if you have dual mufflers, you want a series40
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If you have a single muffler you want a flowmaster or magnaflow series80, if you have dual mufflers, you want a series40
...and if you really want it to be more raspy/growly remove the resonator.
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