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Old 03-07-2004, 01:27   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys,

I got 5 grand to pour into my car what do you recomend doing for power (NOT forced induction)

I already have:
2.5'' Exhaust
Air Filter
CAI
Lowered

Would 5 grand cash cover...
Extractors
Port and Polish
Compression Increase
Chip
Cam
5 Speed Manual Conversion
Thermofans

????
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Old 03-07-2004, 02:22   #2 (permalink)
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Is there something missing here?
whats with CURTIS's posts recently?

but umm, yeah $5k is a major amount to be spending.

myself, i'd spend it on this:

extractors
headwork + cam + cam gear etc etc.
unichip or the likes.

manual if thats your thing?
brake overhaul, slottered rotors on the front atleast.
decent diff ratio dedpending on trans selection :)
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Old 03-07-2004, 02:33   #3 (permalink)
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Hmm I was thinking just do these

extractors
5 speed conversion with 3.45 diff
thermofans
17 inch wheels with tyres
2x12 inch subs and amp
better alarm

How much you rekon I could get a set of 17''s with rubber for???
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Old 03-07-2004, 13:48   #4 (permalink)
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Curtis's account should be fixed soon.

I guess with 5k you'd have to make up your mind what you want from it first. 5k is a lot of cash but it can go all to quick.

Preformance mods might include 5 speed conversion engine work, LSD diff maybe?
Looks might be a nice tint job, a set of wheels things like that. Theres a lot you can do. I suggest looking at other peoples cars/other models of falcons and deciding what you want.
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Old 03-07-2004, 16:13   #5 (permalink)
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I think you're on the money with the five speed, shorter LSD diff, extractors, an alarm and I would add slotted (or cross-drilled if it tickles your fancy) brakes all round.
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Old 03-07-2004, 19:06   #6 (permalink)
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mock kit or diff or both..
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Old 03-07-2004, 19:13   #7 (permalink)
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Im in sydney and I was wondering how I would go about getting a manual conversion done. Anyone got any ideas???
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Old 03-07-2004, 19:15   #8 (permalink)
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No ideas sorry but I am certainly interested to find out as it is definately something I would seriously consider doing as well.
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Old 03-07-2004, 20:18   #9 (permalink)
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Or $5000 could go towards a nice little stereo setup aswell :) Sorry I had to say it
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Old 03-07-2004, 20:49   #10 (permalink)
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Been looking at what wheels to get.

Which out of these two do you think looks the best????

Wheels (A)



Wheels (B)


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