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Re: WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR $2,000??? (archive)

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Posted by John on February 01, 2001 at 01:19:40:

In Reply to: WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR $2,000??? posted by James on January 31, 2001 at 20:06:54:

Forget a turbo. You couldn't set up even a half assed turbo system for $2k. Brakes in this car are pretty good so unless you are going for huge power or lots of track time a big brake upgrade isn't necessary. Maybe cross drilled rotors. Try a Dinan spring, shock/strut, sway bar, camber plates. You'll save a couple hundred bucks by mixing and matching suspension components but you'll feel it. I have Alpina/ Racing Dynamics/ Bilstein set up but my old Dinan set up was better. Also, a good UUC short shift kit is such a pleasure to use....EVERY time you drive....it seems worth the money. Chips, exhaust and intakes seem to make such unnoticable power gains, "yeah,...I think I can tell the difference!!!???" that I don't bother. But I have a turbo set up.


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