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Old 25 Jan 2008, 12:09 am
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Default lookinturbo hard pipes help

hey guys ok i got a prob, i am 0-4 against a nissan maxima, A MAXIMA , he pulls on me on the line and i dont got enough power to go get him, im stage one with btg intake and custom exhaust, now i am goin to get a bc, gauge, and hard pipes, i found bc and gauges accessories, I CANT FIND HARD PIPES HELP plz. i need to find them. also any other suggestions plz let me know, thanks guys
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Old 25 Jan 2008, 12:20 am
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go to and look up amx shop. he makes hard pipes for the pt.
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Hard pipes won't give you any more power, but they will allow you to hold boost a little longer. You need that boost gauge installed and then either a stage 2 wga or an AGP wga. Both are adjustable, but the AGP will give you part throttle boost and driveability problems unless you go with a dual stage boost controller. The stage 2 wga gives you great driveability though it won't hold boost as long as the AGP.
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At least get a boost gauge hooked up to see what kind of boost you are making. You need to shore up any leaks.

You can easily do the spring mod for a little more boost. Dump the BTG intake. If I remember correctly it is just an open filter in the engine compartment sucking up a bunch of hot air. This is not helpful in building power. Do the airbox mod and use the airbox to turbo inlet pipe from the BTG to connect the stock box.

Get a set of hard pipes and make sure you have no boost leaks when you install them.

You don't say what year your GT is but if you have the aluminum intake manifold you can update that to the plastic manifold quite easily for better flow.

Of course R&R the wires.

You need to build up around the S1, both intake and exhaust side to take full advantage of it.

Again, get a boost gauge at least. As they say, "you have to know where you are to know how to get where you are going".
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