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Old 09-05-2004, 02:47 AM   #1
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Alright, as you can see in my sig, I have done the intake,(no heat shield as of now), the 2.2 pulley, plugs and wires, and a thermostat. So what should I do next, and what times should I expect of my car as is? Also, is a chip a good idea? What about headers? I know no one here seems to get them because we lose boost. I am wondering if I will actually lose horsepower from headers. One last thing, do MSD Coils and Ignition make much of a difference. If you could give me links to anything you mention that would be great. Thanks.
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Alright, as you can see in my sig, I have done the intake,(no heat shield as of now), the 2.2 pulley, plugs and wires, and a thermostat. So what should I do next, and what times should I expect of my car as is? Also, is a chip a good idea? What about headers? I know no one here seems to get them because we lose boost. I am wondering if I will actually lose horsepower from headers. One last thing, do MSD Coils and Ignition make much of a difference. If you could give me links to anything you mention that would be great. Thanks.
Exhaust is next. Before the chip. Replace your cat and muffler with hi-flow components, and consider adding a resonator. A combo cat/res would be a great idea. THEN chip.

Headers will have to be full custom, but leave that alone for now. Our tubular manifolds flow very well. Maybe take them off and simply clean up the ports a bit.

You don't LOSE boost with headers. You lose INDICATED pressure on the boost gauge, because things flow more freely. You have increased flow.

MSD coils will be the same as stock 97+SSEi coils. Slightly better midrange power than your stock coils, but I wouldn't do it unless you have a failed coil already.
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Alright. That sounds good. How much will a high flow cat set me back?
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Ebay has some Carsound/Magnaflow cats for anywhere from 30-60$
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Send me a pm if you are interested in selling the stock */C pulley from your car. I have been looking for one. Thanks

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