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Old 05-24-2019, 12:57 AM   #1
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Might get into tuning and need recommendations 🙂

I just bought a manual 2003 zx5 with >60k miles. Everything is stock and not super well kept, so most of the work I've been doing has been maintenance and upkeep. As I come into more money I may decide to start a performance build, but honestly I have no idea where to start. Any recommendations for most impactful /cheapest mods to start with? I'm not a vehicle EXPERT, nor am I made of money, but I have pleanty of time on my hands so a small list of to-do's/don'ts would help a lot in getting things started.


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Old 06-10-2019, 09:33 AM   #2
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Id get a lower poly motor mount, that helps these cars a ton with wheel hop and getting the power down. Drop in filter for factory air box, or a cold air intake and tune. Steeda short throw shifter makes the shifts crispy as hell.. exhaust.. many things you can do.
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Speed cost money how fast do you want to go.
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Maybe like 240 hp. At the moment I'm looking into doing a flex conversion.
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What motor? A 23 d-tech or a zetec?
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Best to just go turbo.
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Lmao alright. 😂 I'll hit up Tom when I can afford it, but I'm probably gonna stay NA for a while. Maybe that'll be a project for next year. 🤔
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Lmao alright. 😂 I'll hit up Tom when I can afford it, but I'm probably gonna stay NA for a while. Maybe that'll be a project for next year. 🤔
No 240 hp for you then........
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