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Old 05-12-2006, 09:07 AM   #1
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What mods/fixes are you planning?

Anyone care to share what are in the future plans for your vehicle(s)? Just list anything - common repairs and/or modifications.

I'm mostly posting so I can make a list for myself

- Tune up/fluids change/lube
- Brakes (all four wheels)
- Onboard diagnostic system (building it this weekend)
- Body work/rust removal
- Exhaust replacement
- Engine rebuild (maybe next year)
- Grill blocking/air deflectors
- Debating with myself about wheel skirts, but I do have some drawn up
- RWED (Rear-Wheel-Electric-Drive)...need to find an old Chevette/Acadian to experiment on
- Turbo (low boost - mostly to run a generator)
- Lightweight rims
- Smaller and/or lightweight gas tank

I'm certain that I'll think of more stuff as I go.
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:29 PM   #2
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I've been thinking of

I've been thinking of posting this list myself, too lazy.

-Driver side CV boot torn
-Change oil
-Plug wires
-CX exhaust
-HAI
-Manual
-d15b8
-Finish the interior up
-Do something with the back
-Finish painting my rimzzz
-Rear skirts
-Block up the front
-Fix my light buzzer
-Wire the fuse box crap up properly
-Rear sway bar
-Rear camber
-Front camber damn kit stuff
-Final drop
-Align it at the shop
-Have Wes weld me some extended top hats
-Brakes esp. drums in back
-Kill that little rust from the dent
-Lightweight flywheel
-HF gas tank
-EGR
-Clean up my d15b8
-Paint my valve cover
-Replace front rotors
-Paint trim
-All lights LED

Done:

-<A href=http://www.gassavers.org/forum_topic/diy_supermid_m_1_mpg_computer_installation.html target=_blank>SuperMID</a>

This'll be my do **** area, if I do some ****, I'll put it in done and link to it, and add when I remember crap that's wrong or needing done.
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:56 PM   #3
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This'll be my do **** area, if I do some ****, I'll put it in done and link to it, and add when I remember crap that's wrong or needing done.
Good plan...we'll all push each other to get stuff done.

HAI...intake, that's right, I have to modify my intake...
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Old 05-12-2006, 02:40 PM   #4
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Re: What mods/fixes are you planning?

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Anyone care to share what are in the future plans for your vehicle(s)? Just list anything - common repairs and/or modifications.

I'm mostly posting so I can make a list for myself

- Tune up/fluids change/lube
- Brakes (all four wheels)
- Onboard diagnostic system (building it this weekend)
- Body work/rust removal
- Exhaust replacement
- Engine rebuild (maybe next year)
- Grill blocking/air deflectors
- Debating with myself about wheel skirts, but I do have some drawn up
- RWED (Rear-Wheel-Electric-Drive)...need to find an old Chevette/Acadian to experiment on
- Turbo (low boost - mostly to run a generator)
- Lightweight rims
- Smaller and/or lightweight gas tank

I'm certain that I'll think of more stuff as I go.
We've been trying to figure out the effect of free-flow exhaust vs. a more restrictive one. I think your car may be a good experiment since it has a straight pipe. If you do the exhaust on a separate tank, could you report the results on economy? I'm curious. Thanks!
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Old 05-12-2006, 02:49 PM   #5
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No problem...that's been my

No problem...that's been my plan all along actually. There may be some temperature variance involved, but I will fill up just before I do the exhaust and see what kind of difference I find after.

Sorry that my gaslog on this site is not complete at all - I've just been too lazy to repost all the data here. I have a pdf version on my car's website:

http://www3.telus.net/metro/log/jan2106.htm

We should be able to extrapolate the straight-pipe vs. exhaust figures pretty easily.

I have to save up for the exhaust since I want a brand new OEM replacement. Should be able to do it in July or August I think.
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So you're putting the same

So you're putting the same exhaust on?
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So you're putting the same exhaust on?
What is currently on is the original 11-year-old cat, solid pipe, and a rusted out resonator tip. Ugly as hell and buzzes like mad.

I'm going to replace the entire system with an OEM Walker replacement exhaust - cat, resonator, muffler.
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Boo, Just kidding. Take it

Boo,

Just kidding. Take it to my shop and we'll get you a deal.
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Re: Boo, Just kidding. Take it

Boo to the Walker exhaust or the OEM setup?
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Old 05-12-2006, 03:42 PM   #10
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OEM Since we're all

OEM

Since we're all wondering about exhaust mods OEM is kinda boring.
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