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Got the wife a G8 GT today.

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Old 03-05-2011, 08:53 PM   #1
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Default Got the wife a G8 GT today.

I bought it used with a lil under 37k on it for what I would like to think a good deal for 17,600 out the door. I was going to spend 24k on a diff car bout with the money we saved I'm going to get the car a full length exhaust,cold air system, cam kit, crank pulley and a programmer. Here's what I was thinking of getting. Hp tuners,Kooks 1 7/8 LT, borla cat back... to name a few.
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What's the compression on these cars? The reason I asked is because my girl just put 87 oct.
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Old 03-05-2011, 11:02 PM   #3
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Damn that's cheap, any pics yet?
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That is cheap.

These are made for 87. Anything more and its a waste on teh stock tune.
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Congrats thats a dam good steal.
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Thanks guys, she loves the car. I will post a pic on Monday im out og town right now. She wants to put the new camaro wheels on the car. I don't see why not plus I can put the new camaro brembo breaks I got from a wrecked 2010 SS that I bought the front end off.
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Nice price man, she must be loving it
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That is a really good deal. Your planned mods sound good but just so you know the Kooks LTs and x-pipe goes all the way back to the axlebacks so they dont work with the Borla catback. It could be done with custom fabrication. The tune will make a huge difference. Also 87 is fine on the stock tune but you can get more out of it with a tune and 93.
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Which cold air system would you all recommend?
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Roto Fab
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I have Roto-Fab and its great
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Rotofab, Vararam, or VCM are the most popular. I have the New Era OTR and it work great as well.
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Sounds like you found a good deal! I'm thinking of the possibility of getting a G8 in 9 months when my Trans Am is paid off. Just not sure if i want another car payment, as the extra cash would be nice every month, and i know i couldn't just leave it stock.
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ROTO FAB for the win naw any is good i got the roto fab dynoed 335rwhp and 353tq with just CAI and tune
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That is a really good deal. Your planned mods sound good but just so you know the Kooks LTs and x-pipe goes all the way back to the axlebacks so they dont work with the Borla catback. It could be done with custom fabrication. The tune will make a huge difference. Also 87 is fine on the stock tune but you can get more out of it with a tune and 93.
I have a set of custom made Borla axlebacks for sale here.

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I hate you.......if you see another one for that price, Ive call dibs.
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