New LS1 Owners - Newbie Tech - another what should i do next things...
01-13-2004, 11:24 PM
2001 M6 Z28
Ran a 13.03 @ 108.99 with a cut out and free ram air.
New mods since the last track trip
pro 5.0 w/ short stick
NON factory tires finally
Kuhmo Ecsta Supra 712's 245/50-16's *unfortunately i have no 17" rims*
Harlan shift light
comp. engineering sub frame connectors
I'm pretty sure thats it.
What do you guys think that i should do next?
01-14-2004, 10:27 AM
congrats on the times.....those are really good for your mods.
We would suggest the following as up coming mods to do
-LT headers SLP,HOOKER,QTP,KOOKS,MACS (midlength) all great choices
-Nitto or similar drag radials
-ASP crank pulley
The car will be a solid 12.50 or better car with traction with the parts listed above.
please call if you would like to talk further or get some prices
847-891-0767 or email me at email@example.com
01-14-2004, 09:56 PM
I got the shifter and the lid from you guys and the dyno was done by you. you have a bad ass shop. I will talk to you guys about the next mods im sure.
01-15-2004, 11:32 AM
talk to you soon
01-16-2004, 09:39 PM
I would say Nitto Drs when you heat them up rocks and everything on the ground sticks to them. They improved my launch.
01-22-2004, 09:52 PM
:drive: long tube headers will help alot...like FLP (complete kit) for around 1200 bucks...if you got the dough get'um.
port your tb....thats free
tb bypass...thats free
egr cut off...thats free
01-22-2004, 10:06 PM
I go with what LS1speed suggested and maybe some tuning on top of it.
01-25-2004, 02:18 AM
Sounds like you have a good relationship with a local shop - stick with them, they won't steer you wrong.
The mods listed above work well even if you upgrade to HC or FI, etc later. I have Pacesetter headers and had Hookers before them. Almost look the same and a few $$$ cheaper than the Hookers. I paid $331 for the Pacesetter LT's on sale, shipped.
Definitely finish your free mods as suggested. Weight reduction should be considered depending on what you are comfortable with. Tires, Tires, Tires, spinning gets you nowhere. I like my FTRA for the money. It's the old design that is 3 years old. Not sure but I think they are redesigned or someone is making a better design. I gained almost a tenth with it for around $100, not bad.
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