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09-23-2012 03:44 PM
Minchkin
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Originally Posted by VEGAS View Post
a tune is fun.... you can play with settings :D
Man, i love messing with settings! I change settings on my friends phones all the time! BTW, don't let me borrow your phone....
But I agree. Tune first with Tom, then do the cossie knockoff and all that. He will give you free updates as long as you stay N/A.
09-23-2012 11:17 AM
VEGAS a tune is fun.... you can play with settings :D
09-22-2012 11:03 PM
iml1183 Yeah I intend on getting the tune. I already have an SRI, and up hear in the PNW i would stay away from a CAI. I appreciate all the feedback but i think ive come to a decision of a cossie intake and then an obx or fswerks header, followed up with a tune. How much power could i expect to gain with the tune, intake, and headers given my set up?
09-22-2012 06:47 PM
BlueFlik IMHO:
1)Tune
2)CAI
3)Suspension
09-22-2012 06:14 PM
grayzx35speed A tune is the best bet,with a simple install at that. The flash tune will increase power and fuel economy.
09-22-2012 05:23 PM
VEGAS Got Tune?
09-22-2012 03:17 PM
iml1183 I already have a 2.3engine, I drive an 05 ST. Labor would only be free if it was a less invasive install. I'm not too comfortable with too much engine work myself
09-22-2012 03:14 PM
elsolo If your labor is free, swapping in a junkyard 2.3 could easily be done under $1000 and would probably net the most gains as it not only adds hp and tq, but moves it up earlier in the powerband as well. Probably more labor than you are wanting to do.

154 tq @ 4250 vs 133 @ 4500
151 hp @ 5750 vs 136 @ 6000
09-22-2012 03:03 PM
iml1183 Well, honestly depending on the mod i could possibly install it myself, i have replaced the clutch, that was a pain and a half. so i mean i could probably install an intake mani and headers, that would also leave me needing a tune. But I would not be comfortable working on the cams myself.
09-22-2012 02:56 PM
VEGAS depends on labor
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