I'll get a picture later, but it's an 07 LT Sedan (i like the sleeper cars) and Im looking to spend maybe $4,000. It's got almost 140k miles, and I've only put rims on it. The old ones looked absolutely disgusting.So Frosty, so glad you came driving by to shoot us a post here on yourcobalt.
So, tell us what you have. Send us a few images of your joy!
How many miles on it. Tell us what you have done to it.
Then tell us how you plan on spending $1000.00-$5000,00 to $8,000.00 or more on one of your first cars?
We would all like to see your Cobalt!
Around 400-500 horsepower should be enough to beat some stock Mustangs, especially a V6"V8 Mustang Power" definitely can vary wildly, depending on what era you're talking about. :laugh:
That said, the Ecotecs have a lot of power-making potential. And no, a turbo is not bad for daily driving if it's been properly tuned. You also have the option of the M62 supercharger off an SS/SC. It won't put you into the power levels that turbos are capable of (though it is possible with a larger TVS blower) - but those levels will also require you to pull the engine, dismantle it and go with forged rods and pistons.
hey man, she just needed some more airflow haha. got more parts finally coming in in the next week or two to actually start building it again though.. also, not my fault 08 has weaker internals than your 07
if you are looking to keep it under 4k, supercharge it, put some decent exhaust on it, and some suspension mods. suspension alone will make it a completely different car. also, pick up a good set of summer tires for it. if you want to make it to 4-500hp you will spend quite a bit more than 4k because you will need to build the entire engine to be able to handle it. as MP81 said though, you can get right around 250 on the stock engine safely with a supercharger. relatively easy to install as well, bolts right on for the most part.I'll get a picture later, but it's an 07 LT Sedan (i like the sleeper cars) and Im looking to spend maybe $4,000. It's got almost 140k miles, and I've only put rims on it. The old ones looked absolutely disgusting.
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Around 400-500 horsepower should be enough to beat some stock Mustangs, especially a V6
So it is possible to get the cobalt there I'll just need some extra help with cooling, right?If you really want turbo you can do it but that transmission is never going to like the 4-500hp goal you set. It might handle it fine but not very likely. There really isn't anything you can do to make them stronger but a trans cooler to keep the temps down and firming up the line pressure will help a little bit