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Old 03-24-2003, 03:39 AM   #1
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ok, if im going to have to rip the front of the motor of to mess with the timing, what can i do while its in peices to pep the car up? my dream is to be able to WOT off the line and white smoke, while it'* not very fast, the number of actually modified cars in my town is low and i see no reason to make the thing actually go fast, just look good for the ladies
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Talk with Ty at Domestic Performanc...he has lots of *wacky* ideas....so does Hector at ADTR.

Besides the usual Intake/Exhaust and performance plugs...its going to get pricey
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ok, if im going to have to rip the front of the motor of to mess with the timing, what can i do while its in peices to pep the car up? my dream is to be able to WOT off the line and white smoke, while it'* not very fast, the number of actually modified cars in my town is low and i see no reason to make the thing actually go fast, just look good for the ladies
You can't mess with timing, it'* computer controled
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See if you can drop a hotter cam in it.
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you cant mess with timing not only because it'* cpu controlled but also because you have a distributorless ignition(mine does anyway). on a distributor you can turn it and advance/retard the timing. not on a coil pack. I would say for some cheap and reliable horsepower get a K&N air filter or get a welder and some piping and make yourself a cai(cold air intake) or make you an exhaust system. I don't know what you can do to your car. I am new here so I am saying hi.
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welcome to the group buzzbomber. Glad to have you here
Tacks holding up the headliner. Must be a one of a kind Bonneville.
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Welcome Buzz! I see you have GM'* famous drooping headliner option! great addition.
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