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Old 07-17-2012, 05:17 PM   #15
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Just my thoughts, but I'd guess there are just as many, if not more modded automatic V6 owners here than manual, so I'd think the interest would be just as high.
I'd say more automatic for sure..

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I'm interested. I need every advantage I can against my wife.
Why? I thought you were consistantly beating your wife in the 1/4?
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:28 PM   #16
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I'd say more automatic for sure..



Why? I thought you were consistantly beating your wife in the 1/4?
I'm buying her a tune next month, then she will get 3.73 gears. Kind of sucks having such a huge weight disadvantage, and its going to get worse because she is feeding me too much food.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:35 PM   #17
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Well since I've done just about every NA mod out there for our V6 before I went FI, I feel like I can speek on the subject. The biggest change mod wise you can do for performance IMO is LT headers with high flow cats and ported intake manifold with the spacer.


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and its going to get worse because she is feeding me too much food.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:43 PM   #18
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I'm buying her a tune next month, then she will get 3.73 gears. Kind of sucks having such a huge weight disadvantage, and its going to get worse because she is feeding me too much food.

this gave me a good laugh, OK i will have a talk with my head machinist and the other guys and see what we can do for you Auto guys.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:56 PM   #19
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this gave me a good laugh, OK i will have a talk with my head machinist and the other guys and see what we can do for you Auto guys.
wooooooooaaaah, like what are you thinking? This could potentially be HUGE, and there is most definitely a market for aftermarket mods for us V6'ers. Heck, within the last couple of months half a dozen of us went FI!
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:57 PM   #20
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Well since I've done just about every NA mod out there for our V6 before I went FI, I feel like I can speek on the subject. The biggest change mod wise you can do for performance IMO is LT headers with high flow cats and ported intake manifold with the spacer.
I have LT's with HFC, just don't have the ported throttle body or manifold. I do have the spacers though. Hopefully those 2 will help me get some more speed.

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this gave me a good laugh, OK i will have a talk with my head machinist and the other guys and see what we can do for you Auto guys.
Thank you. It would suck to have to swap out the rear end to get a driveshaft.
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:45 PM   #21
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Well since I've done just about every NA mod out there for our V6 before I went FI, I feel like I can speek on the subject. The biggest change mod wise you can do for performance IMO is LT headers with high flow cats and ported intake manifold with the spacer.




I have been following your car for a while and I must say I am a little jealous. I am basically tapped out for bolt ons once I get my IM back from porting. Did you have ported heads or was that another member? After I get my IM, catch can and breather it's basically into suspension work for me until after I deploy then I will be able to afford the FI which by then who knows what we will be capable of!
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Old 07-17-2012, 11:38 PM   #22
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I have been following your car for a while and I must say I am a little jealous. I am basically tapped out for bolt ons once I get my IM back from porting. Did you have ported heads or was that another member? After I get my IM, catch can and breather it's basically into suspension work for me until after I deploy then I will be able to afford the FI which by then who knows what we will be capable of!

No ported heads for me. GretchenGotGrowl is the member with ported heads.

If you haven't done any suspension, it makes a world of difference. Pfadt springs and sways a great, not to mention brembo brakes.
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Old 07-18-2012, 12:14 AM   #23
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No ported heads for me. GretchenGotGrowl is the member with ported heads.

If you haven't done any suspension, it makes a world of difference. Pfadt springs and sways a great, not to mention brembo brakes.
I am still undecided with the lowering, I need a new tunnel brace with my Corsa (it rubs the factory one) and don't want to bottom out on everything (been there done that in my '99). I'm thinking about going with either the Hotchkis or BMR subframe connectors with tunnel brace in conjunction with the Pfadt rear control arm package and see how she does with that.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:34 AM   #24
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On my todo list in carbon fiber glad your close shipping will be me picking it up. Now I have to figure out how to get this pass the wife.
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Old 07-22-2012, 06:16 PM   #25
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sorry for the delay here is the pics

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Old 07-22-2012, 06:28 PM   #26
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How hard is the intall for DIY? or will it have to be taken to a shop.
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Old 07-23-2012, 05:12 PM   #27
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kjkjr27- Install is pretty simple. You can do it with a few basic hand tools, some hex bits, a torx bit, and a torque wrench. Took me about 2 hours using my wife as a helper but I was not in any hurry when I was putting it in. Definitely helps if you have a lift available but could be done on jack stands if push came to shove.
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:13 PM   #28
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how does the response from the gas pedal feel with the single shaft ?
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