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mod it 39 72.22%
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Old 04-20-2008, 03:52 AM   #1
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stock or mod it

what are your plans once you get yours.
are you gunna mod it up.
or drive it stock.
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Old 04-20-2008, 04:02 AM   #2
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in putting a K&N intake and an exaust sysytem first. Then im looking into headers, a new spark plug and maybe new fuel injecters. But eventually ill have my V6 Supercharged and then its time to ................................................
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Old 04-20-2008, 05:16 AM   #3
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K&N air intake
Side exhaust system w/ headers
Spark Plugs and fuel injecters
Performance Cam
Performance Tires
Sway Bars
A LOT MORE...

This is just under the hood. Imagine what I plan to do w/ the exterior. It will be a p***y magnet
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Old 04-20-2008, 02:30 PM   #4
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The first thing I'm going to do is get my windows tinted, and probably put a sub or two in it, because I like ALL my music loud and bassy, not just rap. Then over time rims, performance tires, K&N intake, plugs, injectors, exhaust if Chevy doesn't offer an upgrade like they do on Corvette's, and whatever else i can do.
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Old 04-20-2008, 03:08 PM   #5
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i said classic, but i might put a k&n on there and maybe a dif. exhaust, but i'm keepn' all the original parts so it's gona be pretty much stock.
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Old 04-20-2008, 03:44 PM   #6
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Stock isn't mine. I have to make a car mine when I get it. I love music, so it's got to have sick audio. I want more power, so my Camaro isn't like your Camaro. If some fool says he can keep up with a Camaro, I'll tell that fool, "You can't keep up with my Camaro." Different is better for me. I want to stand out a little.
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Old 04-20-2008, 06:32 PM   #7
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i said classic, but i might put a k&n on there and maybe a dif. exhaust, but i'm keepn' all the original parts so it's gona be pretty much stock.
Me too!

I will get better intake and exhaust flow, and I'm gonna buy a tuner and tune every paremeter to perfection. And disable CAGS immediately.

But you'll never know by looking at it that there are modifications (sleeper)
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Old 04-20-2008, 07:06 PM   #8
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^+1, i forgot about cags and tuning, that's a definite.
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Old 04-20-2008, 09:40 PM   #9
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I would like to disable cags and tune it all to it's best. but i wouldnt know how to do it or where to get it done.
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Old 04-21-2008, 01:20 AM   #10
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The results of this poll are very telling about the community that participates on this forum. The majority of f-body owners do not mod their cars, but the majority here do. I guess enthusiasts are more likely to mod, which makes sense.

I'm going mod-free for at least a year or two. I may add something down the road if it can provide a real world (i.e. seat of the pants) improvement.
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Old 04-21-2008, 01:30 AM   #11
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Gonna depend on stock equipment. (ie. engines, suspension, ect..)
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Old 04-21-2008, 02:28 AM   #12
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Gonna depend on stock equipment. (ie. engines, suspension, ect..)
Im with you on that!...and If I do mod her the stock parts will be cleaned covered and stored!
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Old 04-21-2008, 10:10 AM   #13
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i like my cars unique, mod it is....

I always keep stock parts!!!
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Old 04-21-2008, 10:17 AM   #14
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I'll do what most everyone has already posted. I'm eager to see if someone can come out with side exhaust. Assuming there is an option, later, with an artificial lung, I'll be planning on the usual mods' for that particular set-up.

I'm hoping to be able to order mine, so I'm hoping I'll be able to get what I want. That wasn't the case with the last two I've had, thus, spent a LOT of $$$ making it closer to what I want. I'm planning on not doing that this time.
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:04 AM   #15
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Much like I kept my '69 Z/28 mostly stock, I'll rely mostly on what comes from the factory with a few minor tweaks.
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:13 AM   #16
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I always say stock but end up modding it. I have no reason to think this won't be my pattern for this car too Will have to see how the production version ends up looking/sound/driving to really make a decision though.
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:36 AM   #17
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Why would you change the spark plugs, or the injectors as a first mod? they will not help an otherwise stock car, or a slightly moded car for that matter.

Also save the tune for after the big mods, like a cam, forced air, or long tubes.

As for CAGS, do you remember the radio shack mod for that... cost about $3.
Also look for the free mods... on the 4thgens the free ram air mod was way WAY better than the SS ram air hood.

I will mod my car for sure. But it depends what the car needs. and from the sound of it, power will not be the place that the car is lacking.

Probably start with springs/ shocks, sway bars, sub frames, and other random suspension bits. Then a cat back, and some kind of air intake setup, (probably not a K&N filter they tend to gunk-up the mass air) from there Ill start planning for a cam.
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Old 04-21-2008, 10:06 PM   #18
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some slight modding... just to make it my own.

possible after market exhaust, we'll see what it comes with.
K&N cold air intake
some small cosmetic additions to be determined...

That's all as long as it comes with 400 ponies!!!!
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