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Old 10-06-2004, 11:44 PM   #1
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I have gone to the darkside!!!!!!!

I just wanted to let everyone know that i just bought a Pitch Black SVTF today!!!!!! Oh and here is the kicker the dealer gave me 5k for my 01 atx ZX3 with 56k miles and there was a difference of ONLY 11K..............So basically i bought a brand new 04 for 16k WOOOOHOOOOO


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Well im kinda on the shady side (liquid grey), but have fun with your new SVTF!
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Old 10-07-2004, 12:00 AM   #3
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dood your gonna love it here on the darkside congrats on the car very excellent choice and for anyone who disagrees they can just suck it.
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ok what is the first mod i should do performance wise???? Oh and i want it NOT to void the warranty lol........and another thing will the gas mileage get any better??? i just got some and i was like getting 22mpg and i was hardly dogging it although that is a small price to pay i was just wondering...........
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steeda sts is the only mod i have so far and it is definitely a good one.
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Dude SVT's blow. The ATX in the ZX3 is a far superior gearbox to the crappy 6-speed crap in the svt's.


Just kidding congrats on the purchase. And I was gonna suggest an Off Road Pipe as a first mod but if you wanna keep it emissions legal thats a no no. I would say start out with an intake and some UDP's maybe.
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see i would love the orp and i dont have to worry about emissions around here becuase they dont check the only thing that i was wondering is if something like that would void the warranty?
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Congrats on yer new baby, rfinger. Sounds like you got a great deal
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aftermarket parts technically dont void warranty unless they can prove the part caused the problem but i wouldnt risk it and your prolly gonna have a hard time finding a dealer that would actually work with you on that type of thing.
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