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Old 02-19-2008, 09:36 AM   #21
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I'm stickying this because there's some darn good info flying around in here (good job, rebel!)

As long as the discussion stays on task (i.e. - tech related), it will stay up here and we'll start to build the tech side of our section.
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Old 02-19-2008, 09:42 AM   #22
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sweet! we're gonna be like everyone else!

yes, a mach pushing boost would benefit even more than the non-boosted mach due to the volume of air being smashed into the engine.

another fairly cheap mod for the machs would be to port and polish the intake....im trying to run down NAZman to get prices.
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Old 02-20-2008, 03:58 PM   #23
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ok here is nazman's prices for his services

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Intakes fully ported/cut plenum, TIG welded and Painted: $525.00 Shipped
Same as above but Short Runner: $875.00 Shipped
Heads: $550.00 each shipped (this is a full-on port ~308/226CFMs I/E at .500 lift! Gains of over 30% from .100 lift! Flowed by Modular Performance.

Turn around for intakes is ~10 days, for head work ~3 weeks.

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Old 03-05-2008, 02:55 PM   #24
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The aluminum driveshaft is something I'm looking at doing. I do know that the spacer is mainly a torque mod. She does feel a bit stronger throughout... not necessarily faster, but just strong... a bit more umph.

Spacer = a great mod for the money

having more torque is more fun anyways [8D]



Are gears on this list? Though the install for gears can be reletively expenisve, so can LTs and such. I would love to get some 4.30 gears
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gears added, i dont know the average price, so i left it blank.
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Old 03-05-2008, 09:32 PM   #26
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gears added, i dont know the average price, so i left it blank.
It looks like they're roundy around $160-$200 for just the gears. Install is a different story thought.
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Old 03-06-2008, 10:31 PM   #27
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sweet! we're gonna be like everyone else!

yes, a mach pushing boost would benefit even more than the non-boosted mach due to the volume of air being smashed into the engine.

another fairly cheap mod for the machs would be to port and polish the intake....im trying to run down NAZman to get prices.
From the thread DanB threw up on the registry it looks likeaported and polished doesn't make any power at all.Of course DanB also claims no hp gains with longtubes so . . .
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Old 03-07-2008, 12:55 AM   #28
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yeah, i dont do much posting over there, jsut reading, but no gains from LT's is a litte retarted
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Old 03-16-2008, 08:54 PM   #29
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Very retarded! That would be against all laws of physics.

$550's not a bad price for a port and polish, especially on the heads. PHP wants $1200 to port the intake. Those gains on the ported heads are impressive with that amount of lift.
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Old 03-16-2008, 10:28 PM   #30
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i have a few questions
long vs shortie headers? why are longs better?

X vs H pipe. Is x any better over h?

how well do the machs react to pullies?

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