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Old 11-14-2012, 06:37 PM   #10
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Hmm, that's what I was afraid of, not sure how the cams/intake manifold will effect drive ability/gas mileage.

I'm not too sure what kinda power is needed to run x.xx in the 1/4 but i figure anywhere in that range should make the car a little more fun so that was my shotgun guestimate for where i wanted to be
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my buddy drove his car everyday, think he was getting same/better gas mileage than me when he wasn't on it. on my 2.3/st i have intake and exhaust. plan on getting it tuned within next couple months. then in spring do most likely stag 1 cams or stage 2 without change springs/retainers.
I have Cranes #224-0010,Fwerk's header,BSD,UDP's,steeda's sri,Denso's iriduim plugs & a Fwerk's tune & I can get over 35mpg blowing down the freeway. I do like the 0012's but this is my DD & I've had more than my share of cammed up cars. They're awesome over 45-5000rpm, but not really DD style. The crane cams really make a difference.
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