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Old 04-21-2013, 02:23 PM
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8 years running just fine. CV joints fail but only been 3 so far.

It wasnt the extra ponies I was after, it was drivability and perfect idle that I wanted.

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8 years running just fine. CV joints fail but only been 3 so far.

It wasnt the extra ponies I was after, it was drivability and perfect idle that I wanted.
If extra ponies isn't needed or wanted why don't you eBay yourself a factory GM TPI set up? Cheap, and makes lots of low end and is very drive able.
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Go back to efi. You'll never get the consistent performance efi can give from a carb. Carbs are great for track cars but they require continuous fiddling.

Plus the cost is about the same or less.


Then I'd change the cam to something like a voodoo 262. Maybe even the 256. They're both plenty big for your combo and will give you a lot more mid range power.

Heads would be nice too but may be too expensive. People often forget that talk is cheap but parts aren't. No offense but your car doesn't look like a high dollar combo. Upgrading to some good used heads may be an option though so watch Craigslist. A mildly ported and milled set of double hump heads would fit what you already have and can be found rebuilt for 300 or less if you keep an eye out.

Those small changes will all add up to a much stronger mid range with minimal cost.

For the ecu I like mega squirt but other options are available.
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