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Old 05-09-2013, 09:27 PM   #1
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best mod for around $500

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Old 05-09-2013, 09:37 PM   #2
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Lt tubes and then tune it!! And deactivate that damn DOD.
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:40 PM   #3
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will that void my warranty? i still have it until july 2014
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:46 PM   #4
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:55 PM   #5
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will that void my warranty? i still have it until july 2014
Warranties are for honduhs, accords and subaloosers !!
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Old 05-09-2013, 09:57 PM   #6
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Intake and ported tb gets my vote. Then next summer get lts and a tune.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:06 PM   #7
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Here's a few ideas in that price range in no particular order:
1) CAI - up to 15 hp
2) Dyno Tune - 10+ HP throughout the band
3) short throw shifter
4) Lowering springs
5) sway bars
6) Metra or Scosche dash kit with Pioneer Appradio 2 (ebay)
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Old 05-10-2013, 07:57 AM   #8
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:14 AM   #9
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headers will void...as will tune

my 2c...a CAI and a used set of HF cats - and keep your warranty (well mine was honored anyway, lol)
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:23 AM   #10
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If you want to keep the warranty you could get our CAI with a scoop and washer bottle relocation kit. This will give you about 18 rwhp according to the Jannetty testing done, as well as greatly improve your throttle response, deepen the exhaust tone at WOT, and give you something pretty to look at under the hood. So lots of bang for your buck! No tuning required, no warranties voided. This is why it is such a popular mod, especially to start with. Let me know if you have any questions, I would be happy to help.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:50 AM   #11
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:53 AM   #12
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My vote goes to an intake system and a throttle body. Best bang for the buck!

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Old 05-10-2013, 02:08 PM   #13
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Cold air intake, and dyno tune to whip that 6L80e into shape.
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Old 05-10-2013, 02:34 PM   #14
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My vote goes to an intake system and a throttle body. Best bang for the buck!

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Cold air intake, and dyno tune to whip that 6L80e into shape.
They are both right!! Just make sure the intake is a Cold Air Inductions Inc. system and you can't go wrong either way
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Old 05-10-2013, 02:59 PM   #15
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Vararam,cai,rotofab,halltech,fast lane pipeline, those are one of best cai systems on the market. Choose one and a v max tb and you're a winner!
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:33 PM   #16
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Window tint. And some stickers ..
Window tint adds 100lbs of torque easy
Stickers are good for 20 hp each. Just make sure you get the right brand of stickers.
And your warranty stays in tact and in some cases could even be doubled
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:37 PM   #17
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Opps I see you already have window tint. I guess your gonna have get lots and lots of stickers.
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I broke my warrenty when car only had 4000 miles on it.. my vote is long tubes, that made the biggest dif imo
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Old 05-10-2013, 04:05 PM   #19
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Where is everybody coming up with $500 headers from ?
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Where is everybody coming up with $500 headers from ?
Im not to sure but headers were brought up so I rolled with it
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Old 05-10-2013, 04:14 PM   #21
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Where is everybody coming up with $500 headers from ?
TSP headers for $500
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Old 05-10-2013, 04:33 PM   #22
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Cold Air Inductions CAI was my first mod installed by Ted's crew at C5Fest I, and is your best bet for under 500 bones. You even get a gasoline benefit here.
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Old 05-10-2013, 04:54 PM   #23
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TSP 1 7/8 or 2" headers = 469.00!!! Lol
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Old 05-10-2013, 05:10 PM   #24
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TSP 1 7/8 or 2" headers = 469.00!!! Lol
Ok got it. I'll remember that for the next header thread. Should be one coming up in a few mins
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Old 05-12-2013, 11:02 AM   #25
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I went with the Vararam Intake and was very pleased. Without putting it on a dyno I had a noticable increase in power. I also threw a set of pipes on shortly after.

My .02 Vararam and Hurst Short shifter. should put you close to the 500 mark and make it more enjoyable to drive.
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