A little help getting the car where i want

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  1. icedapple

    icedapple New Member

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    Alright, so I have been looking around and looking around and alot of the tech and pages I see are mainly. 5.0 engines. So I wanted to know if in on the right path here


    Car: 1996 GT 5speed

    Got the car stock, on the process of installed

    Exhaust,
    Bbk O/r x pipe
    3.73 gear
    CAI
    C&l. Throttle body and elbow
    Domain pi intake manifold

    Need to buy
    Bama tuner

    Parts I'm waiting on
    Pi cams to install.


    I want to get into the 13s off the bottle and was hoping for a high 12s on a 100 shot


    Is it possible?

    Anything else I should get ? Bbk maf? Other mods? Was hoping to wait on a p.i head swap for awhile

    Thoughts ? Insight ?
     
  2. 96blak54

    96blak54 Legend

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    Lots of guys get 13's no problem. That dorman intake is going to hold you back. Try to score a pi intake or at least the all aluminum proproducts found on ebay.

    Some good driving practice and weight reduction will get you there
     
  3. Frank.JD.Perez

    Frank.JD.Perez Well-Known Member

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    PI heads, intake manifold, and a bigger maf Like a 90mm lightning one
     
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    Witzy0070 Active Member

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    Nitrous and gears. Grab an afr gauge too. Get a fat tune with some timing adjustments and spray into your 12s.
     
  5. Addermk2

    Addermk2 Well-Known Member

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    Before you try putting any more power into the car. Work on your suspension.
     
  6. icedapple

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    So really everything I planned on will get me into the 12s without doing a full pi swap? Any thing I'm missing ?
     
  7. 96blak54

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    Their are always tricks to do to improve what you already have. Applying them will further the outcome.

    Like addermk2 states, tune the suspension.

    For the engine, tricks like degreeing the cams, polishing incoming air tracts, cleaning sensors, oil catch can, .....this can turn into a science, but show improvements no dought. Sounds like alot of work. Honestly, staying stock'ish means creativity and is alot of fun through the process. So what if youre not the fastest ball swinger......having fun is where its at! The challenges await your time. You just have to apply techniques!
     
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    If thats a bama tuner from AM... skip it. Their tunes are garbage. Dyno tune in person is the best for your car!
     
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    But suspension wise. Good set of rear upper and lower control arms, full length weld in subframe connectors, good tires.
     
  10. lwarrior1016

    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Don't install a Dorman manifold. That'll slow you down right there.