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Old 02-14-2008, 07:52 PM   #1
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I have a 98 C5 convertible, manual. After market stuff, I have a ZO6 intake, complete system Super Maxx exhaust with dumb cut outs, Vortex Rammer cold air system. I am looking to put my car in the 11's to 10ís and still be able to drive it every day. I just not sure what route to take to do this. I have considered, cam, nitrous, forced induction. I do have limited funds to do this so a supercharger or turbochargers might not be possible at this time. My friend has a 01 Z28 and is going with an aggressive cam and nitrous, not sue if that is what I want to do with my car or if that will get the times I want but it is affordable. Any advice would be awesome thanks allot.
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hmmm...... sell it and get a camaro now if you dont have the money because its not the cheapest car to build.
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Old 02-15-2008, 02:23 AM   #3
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do H/C/I if you dont wanna do F/I. if you shop around most shops will charge you about the same amount to do h/c/i on a c5 than on an f-body too...well atleast here in cali
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If you are planning on going to the track then you will definately need a built diff with hardened output shafts, but as far as your goal anything over 450+ rwhp should get you there with some practice and some sticky tires!
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If you are planning on going to the track then you will definately need a built diff with hardened output shafts, but as far as your goal anything over 450+ rwhp should get you there with some practice and some sticky tires!

yeah what he said
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H/C, 3.90s, and sticky tires and you're all over it easy.
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If you don't want to do an aggressive cam then you're going to needs heads along with a milder cam to hit your goals. It's possible with just bolt-ons and a big cam (no nitrous) but you said you don't want that route. You already have the LS6 intake (Z06) so don't worry about the 90mm setup...too much money at this point for not very big gains. If you're $$ limited then forced induction is definitely not an option either...cheapest route in that department when done properly is $5K+.
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I'd go with a H/C, FAST 90/90, 100 shot and call it a day. Of course, you'll need supporting mods i.e clutch, injectors, and tune. I think your diff will be ok if you ease it out of the hole. as long as you don't go with a real sticky tire you should be fine.
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going 10s in a corvette is not cheap by any means but if it was me i would call andy at aa bad *** kits if f/i is your option
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