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Gobes 08-24-2009 03:02 PM

What to do next?
 
So far my 9-3 has an Intake, Saabsport exhaust, HKS BOV, and a Godpseed FMIC waiting to be installed I was wondering what I should do next?

viggenkid 08-24-2009 03:06 PM

downpipe

dan-the-kid 08-24-2009 03:46 PM

T5Suite.

soccerrplyr 08-24-2009 03:47 PM

downpipe, t5, rims

Drew in Houston 08-24-2009 03:50 PM

I'd go:

1. T5 suite
2. down-pipe
3. intercooler

Hopefully all at once.

mike9000aero 08-24-2009 04:01 PM

i'd go
downpipe
intercooler
JZW/ tune of your preferance

mcrowley 08-25-2009 03:30 AM

Downpipe.

Elmo 08-25-2009 03:34 AM

dp, then get a tune

av_dumitrascu 08-25-2009 03:49 AM

This & That!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Gobes (Post 661818)
So far my 9-3 has an Intake, Saabsport exhaust, HKS BOV, and a Godpseed FMIC waiting to be installed I was wondering what I should do next?

3" Downpipe and Cat, performance Air Intake and immediatelly after that ECU re-maped.
Don`t neglect the drivebility and stability of the car, so check those parts, also...

troll_speed 08-25-2009 06:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Gobes (Post 661818)
So far my 9-3 has an Intake, Saabsport exhaust, HKS BOV, and a Godpseed FMIC waiting to be installed I was wondering what I should do next?

Get the ic installed, drive the tar out of it a bit.

Suspension and brakes and tires.

Dp.

Tune.

8valvegrowl 08-25-2009 06:56 AM

^This.

Power is nothing without control.

lowbudgethero 08-25-2009 10:22 AM

what is the purpose of this car?

mvadenais 08-25-2009 01:40 PM

suspension 1st

grkguy89 08-25-2009 06:25 PM

wow this is the most mixed message ever given

suspension

turbojohnny 08-25-2009 06:49 PM

i think you should wash it*

suspension please

rafal 08-25-2009 06:56 PM

I personally think you should install the IC and then chime on the forum for the next upgrade.

yes, do it.

Gobes 08-26-2009 08:53 AM

I'm talking with Mike D right now about him making me a Downpipe, IC installation, and T5 Suite tuning.

Castor Troy 08-26-2009 09:14 AM

suspension and brakes, followed by downpipe, intercooler, and tune.

Gobes 08-26-2009 09:17 AM

I'd love to buy the Koni kit, but can't afford it, so I guess I could start small with the rear- ARB.

mike saunders 08-26-2009 09:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lowbudgethero (Post 662087)
what is the purpose of this car?

+1 bazillion.

That's the key question.

A ton of suspension and braking mods won't matter much if all you want to do is go fast in a straight line. Thicker ARB and maybe some springs and call it a day. That money can be spent on power.

On the flip side...

If you like actually driving the car hard, and intend to do any track days (time trials, HDPE, etc) then you'll want/need every suspension mod under the sun just to improve handling under current power levels. As a minimum, you'll want to improve the brakes with bigger rear calipers and discs, and better pads all around.


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