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Old 10-10-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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xmas/tax return mod ideas

Its getting near christmas, trying to come up with a xmas list of performance mods. Also a bigger mod for my tax return. Xmas mods less than $150. Tax return mods less than $1500. Already have cai, full exhaust, 3.73s and sct tuned. Any ideas?
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You are in good shape on mods. I'd say lowering springs, no more that 1.5" drop (IMO, like Eibach Pro-Kit springs. How are your shocks? You could pickup some Tokico HP's. And finally, some camber bolts for your possible bump steer.

Your car will carving the roads better than ever, at a reasonable price.
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Forgot to mention it was lowered. Guess that goes with performance and appearance. Looking for more hp! Faster takeoffs!
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Forgot to mention it was lowered. Guess that goes with performance and appearance. Looking for more hp! Faster takeoffs!
Ha! Oops. We're gonna needs some gear heads in here to help you out with that next level of HP.
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Lucky I'm gonna be paying around 500 to 600 in taxes this year -_- I hate this time of the year coming up!
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Lucky I'm gonna be paying around 500 to 600 in taxes this year -_- I hate this time of the year coming up!
I love this time of year. Means a ton of work for me and a lot of extra $$.- tax accountant.
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I love this time of year. Means a ton of work for me and a lot of extra $$.- tax accountant.
Ha that's what I'm going to school for gonna graduate in two years!
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Underdrive pulleys for xmas?
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I was thinking u/d pulleys. Best brand, besides steeda, in my price range?
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My plan is iPhone 5 for Xmas, then u/d pulley, 3.73 gears, short shifter, and a tuner for tax return. I say you should Definately go with the u/d and I can't remember if you have a short shifter or not.
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I got an auto 4r70w. Was thinking about the t45 swap for tax return
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If u put gears it eill mess up ur speedo..im not sure which one but one will make speedo be off by 10
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If u put gears it eill mess up ur speedo..im not sure which one but one will make speedo be off by 10
If u get a tune also it'll fix that problem
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SVE Springs 2" Drop - 90.00

Trickflow Plenum 100.00

Professional Products 70mm Throttlebody 120-150.00

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People who say gears will mess up your speedo please shut your mouth , who cares ? Ive had my gears for a while and Idc about my speedo.. Do math and add 10? Duhh
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I got an auto 4r70w. Was thinking about the t45 swap for tax return
Big fun factor change there.
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You are in good shape on mods. I'd say lowering springs, no more that 1.5" drop (IMO, like Eibach Pro-Kit springs. How are your shocks? You could pickup some Tokico HP's. And finally, some camber bolts for your possible bump steer.

Your car will carving the roads better than ever, at a reasonable price.
Mine is dropped 3" front 2.7 rear
Shocks dont matter
Chamber bolts wont help, just get a good alignment .
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March u/d pulleys are $145 in Jegs I think.
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People who say gears will mess up your speedo please shut your mouth , who cares ? Ive had my gears for a while and Idc about my speedo.. Do math and add 10? Duhh
Tuner fixes your speedo up lickety split.
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Mine is dropped 3" front 2.7 rear
Shocks dont matter
Chamber bolts wont help, just get a good alignment .
A good alignment alone will not correct bump steer. Camber bolts and an alignment will work if its not too low. If it's dropped by more than 2", you would need a bump steer kit and an alignment.
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Mine is dropped 3" front 2.7 rear
Shocks dont matter
Chamber bolts wont help, just get a good alignment .
Shocks don't matter..... until they blow out and you bounce around like a Honda. Then they matter a lot.
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May go with u/d pulleys for xmas, possibly the 70mm tb. Still thinking of what I could do with my tax money. T45 sure sounds nice, but I don't want to make a quick decision
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Yea tune will help speedo..was just sayin..anyone kno which gears would make ur sppedo 10 over..i cant remember
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Yea tune will help speedo..was just sayin..anyone kno which gears would make ur sppedo 10 over..i cant remember
When I had my 4.10s installed I was 10 over.

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People who say gears will mess up your speedo please shut your mouth , who cares ? Ive had my gears for a while and Idc about my speedo.. Do math and add 10? Duhh
Yeah so your speedo reads 10mph over. So now your computer thinks you are traveling farther than you actually are = odometer reading more miles than you have actually gone. Do the math.
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When I had my 4.10s installed I was 10 over.

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Yeah so your speedo reads 10mph over. So now your computer thinks you are traveling farther than you actually are = odometer reading more miles than you have actually gone. Do the math.
Who cares about mileage? Your.not going to get the money back that you spend in your car anyways
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For taxes pi swap. I can't wait to do mine or pay to have it done.
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For taxes pi swap. I can't wait to do mine or pay to have it done.
This. If you can't do the entire swap, just do the PI intake. All I had to do when I swapped intake/cams on my old '98 was drill a hole in the thermostat housing for the second coolant temperature sensor. I believe it's a 3/8 NPT hole. Some JB Weld and I was good to go.
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Mine is dropped 3" front 2.7 rear
Shocks dont matter
Chamber bolts wont help, just get a good alignment .
Whats your lowering set up
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