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Old 07-12-2013, 07:52 PM   #1
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Should I's or Should I Not's?

Well ok, history. I purchased this 2004 SVTF after my 2002 SVTF was totaled in an accident that was of no fault of my own. I had on my '02 a few aftermarket goodies, such as a STS, plug wires, AEM CAI, CFM TB, ORP, it was all tied together with a tune from CFM. So before I decided on junking my old SVT, I had intended on trying to fix it up and go from there; but electrical issues brought that idea down in a flaming ball of misfortune. I managed to salvage some of my aftermarket goodies, but due to a ecu failure on the '02 I was unable to unlock the SCT flasher from the car. So now I have these parts and I want to install them but I don't want to jeopardize the new car in ANY way. I don't want to install a part that might create a problem for me since I am currently unable to load a tune. So here it is, given my parts list what can I safely install and what should I avoid until I can address the tuning.

I am going to be replacing the t-belt and water pump this coming week, and was going to swap in my upgraded t-stat housing and my 180* t-stat since I would need to add coolant regardless. Would I also be safe if I installed the 8mm CFM plug wires, or the CFM TB, or the AEM CAI? I'm not planning anything beyond that at this time, or until I have been able to address my tuning issues. Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 07-12-2013, 10:17 PM   #2
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i think you could install jsut about everything but eh orp without getting a CEL. but i'd jsut do teh uprated wires and port the factory throttle body (there are threads on porting it) and get a good filter for teh stock box.
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Old 07-13-2013, 06:34 PM   #3
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leaving bone stock and sell those parts
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You can install all those parts and not run into any mechanical problems or cause damage to your vehicle. The only negative thing that will come of it is the check engine light from the ORP but the car will still run fine.
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