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Old 08-21-2007, 08:57 AM   #11  
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for cheap hp im going with removing ac compressor, remove smog pump,remove clutch fan (electric fans are highly under rated), under drive pullys out of summit, full length headers duel exhust. and of corse timing! all of these can be had for less than 500$ and they sould improve gas milage as well!
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Old 08-21-2007, 09:31 AM   #12  
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Ya just take out your air silencer and bump your timing.Also i bought a MSD blaster coil And i noticed that my rpm's climb a tad bit faster. and that was only 70$ canadian.
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Old 08-21-2007, 09:37 AM   #13  
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where are you buying your pulleys......you can buy a nice set of alum. pulleys for 75.00 bucks and it iswell worth the 9-15hp it gives back aswell as better gas mileage.....going to a 185 stat will help with any cooling issues.... also going to some lite wt wheels well make the car react faster and also give better mileage as well as a alum. driveshaft
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I would have to say that under drive pulleys are the last thing you need. All they do is cause accessory problems and for the money your paying like 100-200 bucks for 5 horses which can easily be gained for free by adjusting your timing degree. Thats just my thinking but im not mechanic
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Old 08-21-2007, 12:12 PM   #14  
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yea i have3.73, bbk shorty's flowmaster catback and a cai you know the basics. i was looking for things that i could change or modify on my car to get a little more power.
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Old 08-21-2007, 12:51 PM   #15  
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No $ No HP......
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Old 08-21-2007, 03:34 PM   #16  
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so true

even the free timing change costs about 100 bux a year in gas
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Old 08-21-2007, 05:43 PM   #17  
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1) look at your PM on here.............
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