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LS1FenixBird99
08-12-2002, 01:35 AM
Hey, what are some free mods I can do to my car for better performance, im doing the ram air, without a ram air hood mod, and cutting the top of the lower air box. Anything else someone has done thatworks well? Thanx!
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Bad02WS6
08-12-2002, 02:11 AM
Throtle body mod.
Throtle body by pass.
Free ram air mod.

TA_2001
08-12-2002, 08:31 AM
I like the 106F thermostat mod to run engine cooler
http://www.ls1info.com/article.php?sid=180
complemented with the fan switch mod.
http://www.ls1info.com/article.php?sid=171

for the 2001+ just take the lowfan wire
pin 42 in the blue connectore ( wire is DRK GREEN )
run it to ground throug a switch and you have
low speed fans anytime


WILWAXU
08-12-2002, 06:49 PM
!=Remove <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="gr_grin.gif" />

-Free Ram-Air (!FRA) (http://www.f-body.org/rob/98z/ramair/index.htm)
-Fernco coupler mod (3"x3" or 3"x4") (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/Fernco.htm)
-!Cutout (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/modpics/coutout2.jpg)
-Raise Air Box
-Ported Throtte Body
-Torque Trap (http://www.ls1tech.com/ubb/cgi-bin/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic&f=5&t=000243)
-Nostrils cut out on hood (Firebird only)
-Seal Air Box
-Bent metal lip down under air box (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/airbox.htm)
-Air Filter Screen / Panty Hose Mod
-Port MAF (!MAF) (http://www.installuniversity.com/install_university/installu_pages/donations/mafapalooza.htm)
-!MAF Screen
-Port & Polish Throttle Body
-Cut EGR (!EGR) (http://www.ls1.com/link_egr.html)
-Timing Tricker (!TT) (http://www.installuniversity.com/install_university/installu_pages/sophomore_year/timing_tricker_mod.htm)
-Throttle Body coolant by-pass (!TB) (http://www.ls1.com/linkthrottlebody.html)
-!Thermostat
-Short belt (51 inches) (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/belt.htm)
-Grind throttle stop to 4.6 volts
-!A/C belt
-Front tires at 45 psi (warm)
-Hollow Log (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/hollow_log.htm)
-!Collector mod (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/collector.htm)
-!Muffler
-Knock Desensitizer Circuit (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/knock.htm)
-!Air pump
-Fan switch (http://www.ls1.com/link_cooling_fan.html)
-!Bellows (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/bellowsmod.htm)
-Ram Air Tubes (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/FRA.htm)
-!Silencers (http://xs-fx.com/raughammer/Silencer.htm)

Of course weight reduction...