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Old 06-23-2013, 05:02 PM   #15
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Ported Throttle Body, High Flow Cat's (Can leave the current exhaust and do this) and Tune... But keep in mind a tune will most likely void the warranty.
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:31 PM   #16
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People around here tend to not take kindly to bragging about which cars you beat especially with the V6. (I have a V6 too btw). Also it's much more likely that your running mid 14's rather than low 14's. It's good you're excited about the car though and I'm sure you'll find yourself right at home here on C5. Below are the most popular mod choices for what you were looking for.

1.Vararam or CAI intake

2.RX or Elite Catch Can

3.Trifecta Tune (I wouldn't bother with this until after you get LT headers or some other more major mods)
You can't put a Vararam on an LFX, either.
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:34 PM   #17
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are you sure?
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:51 PM   #18
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Best mod you can do is take those heavy Ls rims and tires off and the stock exhaust is pretty heavy also
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:01 PM   #19
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Tune, custom from HP Tuners, IPF or trifecta. I prefer that order. the speed limiter can be removed too. I think you may be close to IPF.

Full exhaust with High Flow cats- SOLO for this, and a CAI intake if not going forced induction. Lighter wheels combo as well.
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Old 06-23-2013, 07:56 PM   #20
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You can't put a Vararam on an LFX, either.
Ah, right. I skimmed over the part where he mentioned he has a 2013, otherwise I wouldnt have brought up the headers. Didn't realize you cant put a vararam on an lfx though.
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Old 06-23-2013, 10:58 PM   #21
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Yes, ditch those heavy steel wheels if you haven't already. Get some lighter wheels on there (perhaps some shorter tires), and it will make a world of difference.

I also ended up with a 2013 2LS, unfortunately they are the factory economizer and you are already at a disadvantage compared to the 1LS, 1/2LT cars because the 2LS has a 2.92 diff ratio to achieve that EPA rated 30 mpg hwy, while all of the other cars auto's got the 3.27 gears, and manuals got the 3.45, which is why I mention shorter tires because it will act like a lower (numerically higher) gear ratio without switching any expensive parts, it will however make your speedometer read slightly off depending on how short you go.

A good cold air intake, and some high flow cats will be worth the $$, but IMO lighter wheels, and shorter tires will be the best bang for your buck. After those, a ported throttle body is also worth while. After that if you still want to go faster, it's all in how much money you want to throw at it. Weight reduction is the best friend of a 2LS car. Shed as much weight as possible.
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