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Old 09 Apr 2004, 04:51 pm
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Default GT overhaul?

HI y'all, new to the forum, but was wondering...I have a GT (03) turbo
and i put a k&n filter in it. what else can i do to get more horsepower/speed out of it? is the stage one worth it? maybe i should do the dual exhaust??
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Old 09 Apr 2004, 04:58 pm
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oh gee, where should we start?[}]
Depends what you are willing to do, how much you are willing to spend, and how much your warranty means to you.
Mopar Stage kits
Down pipes
Cat back exhaust
MBC (Boost Controller)
Pipes (hard)
IC sprayer, etc.
Do a quick search.
The easiest way to juice your ride and improve existing performance without modifying the look or sound of the car is get the Stage 1 upgrade. Second is pull the big white and the black silencers out of your airbox.
The Stage kit is 4 injectors and a reprogrammed PCM with more aggressive programming for improved performance. For 03's it bumps HP from 215 to about 235-240hp and a bump in torque also.
Anyone else?
If you get Stage 1, get it from tthrift.

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Old 09 Apr 2004, 05:02 pm
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yeah i just used the warranty as i had bad sparkplugs
but i dont care about money(good paying job) so i want to get the most from it!
tthift? what is that? i like the stage one bu is it hard to install..sounds easy.....
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Old 09 Apr 2004, 08:27 pm
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the most sexyest pt cruiser redman. i think i your old you have two pt gts?
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Old 09 Apr 2004, 09:16 pm
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Dark270- tthrift is one of the forum id of Tommy Thrift. He is the Parts department manager for Haynes Jeep in Richmond, VA. He is a big help in this site and can be reached at 1-800-296-5337 ext 338
Tommy is great, he offers great prices and really went the extra mile on a new rear lift gate that I ordered from him.
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Old 09 Apr 2004, 11:38 pm
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OH okay wonder if he's got some of the perfomrance 'needs' i gotta have?
would he sell stage 1 and BOV to me?
is it hard to install myself?? i am somewhat 'knowledgeable'

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Old 10 Apr 2004, 03:56 pm
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DARK270 welcome to the forum!

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Old 10 Apr 2004, 04:25 pm
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Welcome DARK270. Glad you came here to see the light.
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