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Old 05-29-2013, 08:14 PM   #1
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"Night and Day" Mods

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We all know about those surefire "permagrin" mods like turbos, superchargers, and nitrous but I'm sure we've all had that mod that wasn't everything we expected it to be. Well I'm asking you to share what mod has made a "night and day" difference for you and would do all over again without hesitation and why!
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:39 PM   #2
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skip shift eliminator, lets me shift how i want and prevented me from paying the gas guzzler tax
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:19 PM   #3
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A front lip. I think the car needs one.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:26 PM   #4
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Range AFM disable, big time. Amp, sub, and new door speakers. Blade spoiler.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:33 PM   #5
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3.91 gears. Really woke the car up and it feels several hundred pounds lighter.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:33 PM   #6
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dovetail spoiler by far the car needed something better back there. a close 2nd would be the mrt v2.0 exhaust.
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:35 PM   #7
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:50 PM   #8
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Old 05-29-2013, 09:54 PM   #9
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Injen LT intake. I really wasn't expecting much. Boy was I wrong.
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:23 PM   #10
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Exhaust most definitely! I had new exhaust within 2 days of bringing her home and it took that long bc I brought her home on a Friday at 9pm. First thing Monday she was in the shop getting flowmasters. These cars need a good rumble, way too quiet stock. And a CAI helped with throttle and sound as well. First 2 mods that should be done IMO
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:47 PM   #11
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:20 PM   #12
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:27 PM   #13
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#1 for me was putting 3.70 gears in the auto. #2 was probably the tranny tune and removing AFM.
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:44 PM   #14
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#1 for me was putting 3.70 gears in the auto. #2 was probably the tranny tune and removing AFM.
I've read that the 3.70's are better for the auto than the 3.91's due to the transmission gearing.
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:58 PM   #15
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1. Headers, intake, throttle body and tune. + ~100 HP.
2. Giovanna Kilis black wheels. Looks awesome!!
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:57 AM   #16
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I've read that the 3.70's are better for the auto than the 3.91's due to the transmission gearing.
That's pretty much what most people on the forum are saying. It would be fun to try 3.91s or even shorter just to see how it felt. It'd probably be really wild on the auto. The nice thing about upgrading the gears is that even 6th gear becomes very useable. You still have to downshift if you want that kick-in-your-face power, but you can keep it in 6th on the highway and still accelerate reasonably.
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:13 PM   #17
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Anybody else have some must have mods? I hear suspension is totally worth it? I wouldn't know, I've never done suspension.
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:37 PM   #18
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sway bars are worth it
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:34 PM   #19
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i would say headers-- $280 and gears-- $699.... this is what i paid
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Old 06-04-2013, 11:58 PM   #20
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Manual cutouts (always open unless on a roadtrip so didn't need electric). $60 for parts, $80 for labor
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:01 AM   #21
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Old 06-05-2013, 01:13 AM   #22
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:22 AM   #23
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Subthump amp and subwoofer. Huge difference. Haven't done any performance mods yet.
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:40 AM   #24
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Subthump amp and subwoofer. Huge difference. Haven't done any performance mods yet.
I've been contemplating this mod. Didn't know if it was completely worth it or not but I guess it is
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Old 06-05-2013, 02:52 AM   #25
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Is that white, yellow stripe your Camaro?
That's one unique Cammy!

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