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Old 05-28-2006, 09:57 PM   #1
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what are some good (interpreted as cheap & easy) mods for a '93 SE?

im open to all suggestions be them performance, appearance, detailing, whatever.

this isnt for any planning just satisfying curiosity..

my summer project is to get a motorcycle endorcement & take the MSF course buttttt maybe in falll
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Everyone is going to say, make sure the car is properly tuned up and get a CAI, that is a custom air induction, you can get the info from TECHINFO, I'll get you the link

Here it is

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...e=article&k=91
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180 tstat and a cold air intake.
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cold air intake boosts HP correct?
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cold air intake boosts HP correct?
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Read that Techinfo article.
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i did thanks!

perhaps the first question should have instead been 'do you do all these yourself or take them to a tuner store, or what?'
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perhaps the first question should have instead been 'do you do all these yourself or take them to a tuner store, or what?'
Most you can do yourself, for example the CAI, it'* a matter of removing the stock airbox and install a pipe with a KN filter, or you can opt to gut the stock air box (the big black box behind the driver side headlight) and drop in a KN air filter.
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ahhh

i can do the simple things like that

(e.g. change the battery, mount a new headlight assembly, or tighten connections)

but things like modifying a tranny or changing spark plugs....

nah uh


but mostly it'* because i lack any advanced mechanical equipment or knowhow

and if i had the equipment i could learn...

i like to learn and take care of things
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all you have to do is go to sears and spend a couple hundred dollars on a decent starter tool set and work up a bit of courage and you can do almost anything on the car
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