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Old 07-25-2007, 03:29 PM
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I got my license and ready to go I am new toall this stuff so i need some adviceI just bought a 04 EX with about 23000 miles got 1.7 liter what should i put my money towards on makeing this car go faster
 
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Old 07-25-2007, 03:39 PM
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Intake, exhaust, headers will help you out for a start.
 
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Old 07-25-2007, 03:55 PM
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is it a manual?
 
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Old 07-25-2007, 03:58 PM
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No not manual. Also some friends told not to waste my time putting any money in the car cause the engine is to small
 
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Old 07-25-2007, 05:05 PM
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^ and it also automatic which sucks. anyways intake, header and exhuast would be good. and than u get some nice set of rims and drop the car and u should be good.
 
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Old 07-25-2007, 05:17 PM
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what would be the best intake for my car
 
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Old 07-25-2007, 05:25 PM
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I have the AEM V2 intake system, it's pretty expensive tho. If your pressed for cash you can get away with a cheap ebay intake, it does the same thing.
 
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Old 07-26-2007, 12:16 AM
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and you have the 1.7L in your car, i/h/e doesnt do much to those engines. i say trade the car in for an older SI model and go from there. plus... auto sucks. lol
 
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Old 08-03-2007, 04:31 PM
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if you don't wanna put too much money, first try the free modifications...
strip out all the weight saving items.. like floor mats, spare tire, tools, etc...

i'm sure someone on the forum has a list of things to remove. you can shed a good 50 - 100 lbs..
then think about i/h/e.
 
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Old 08-03-2007, 04:35 PM
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honestly thats a hard thing to do for that car, id jus sell it and look for another ride if u want speed, or maybe snap on something with forced induction
 

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