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post #1 of 69 (permalink) Old 07-14-2013, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys after doing mostly looks to my car, I think I wanna start doing a little performance stuff. By no means am I a professional mechanic but I know a good bit. What are some things I could do to my car for a decent price. I'm not rolling in money but still

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How much money do you want to spend? Do you want power? How much? Do you want suspension? Low or performance? Tell us what you want to do before we give you suggestions

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Yea you listen to that guy. Cause he'll have you beating bmw and such in no time xp lol
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Well I just lowered my car yesterday ( so pumped you have no idea lol) and idk I dot really have a price just something will take longer to get so I can set back money from pay checks lol I just meant nothing more than 500$ at a time for a part if that makes sense lol

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And yeah I want power. It doesn't have to be panty dropping power but something noticBle

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Well do you exhaust like cat back dp and header?
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I would personally save for boost then, buy things piece by piece. Bolt ons and a tune would be pointless in your situation as youd spend as much money to get 175whp n/a as it would for you to supercharge it and get 220-240whp

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I was kinda thinking about a header honestly. Would that even do anything for me at all? And how difficult would that be to put on?and if sc it, wouldn't I have to change a boat load of stuff?

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You might get 7-10hp off of an exhaust manifold. Not enough to notice with just that alone. Supercharging isn't that hard. Tear off the front of the engine and you'd be replacing things within an hour or so

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But not knowing a lot mechanics wise, would I be bitting off more than I could chew? Would turbo be easier?

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I didn't know what I was doing when I supercharged mine, it wasn't terrible. Turbo would make you more power, easier. But its expensive stuff and probably harder if you're comparing

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