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This is a discussion on Need some Mod Advice within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Well. I recently got a 1998 TA Vert...A4...18K Miles..All Stock I am doubtful I am gonna do much if any ...

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    Need some Mod Advice

    Well.

    I recently got a 1998 TA Vert...A4...18K Miles..All Stock

    I am doubtful I am gonna do much if any Modifying...but if I do....any sugestions??

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    if your not going to do much you could do a lid, filter, and catback. then if you decide to go into it further you could go with LS6 intake, headers, stall, or gears etc.

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    catback exhaust. its something you can easily change back, its relatively cheap, but something that is really worth it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stephen02ws6 View Post
    if your not going to do much you could do a lid, filter, and catback. then if you decide to go into it further you could go with LS6 intake, headers, stall, or gears etc.
    What he said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Streak View Post
    What he said.
    cmon you GOTTA mod it!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaotic_ws6 View Post
    cmon you GOTTA mod it!!
    I agree.. they are SO much more fun "tweaked".. but for those that don't have the money.. or time.. or can handle more power.. stock is best... less can go wrong that way.. lol... and they'll save a bunch of blood HAHAH

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    Start out with a Lid and a Catback.
    And because it's a droptop I would look into some Subframe Connectors (SFC) and maybe a Shock Tower Brace (STB).
    After that the single best suspension mod is getting Koni S/A's. Worth every penny.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 9T8W66 View Post
    Start out with a Lid and a Catback.
    And because it's a droptop I would look into some Subframe Connectors (SFC) and maybe a Shock Tower Brace (STB).
    After that the single best suspension mod is getting Koni S/A's. Worth every penny.
    Aren't they strut tower braces... shocks are in the back... well.. atleast thats how I understood it..

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    I would say do the lid and catback since it's cheap and the new catback will make it sound better and gets rid of the ugly factory tips. (I got a used Ls6 intake for $150 off a 02 when the guy upgraded his car to a fast 90mm, then a port and polished TB if a cheap add on).Since you got an auto I would get it tuned. My car is soo much better after they fixed the way it shifted. Long tubed and a new ORY or even a Y with hi flow cats will make a huge difference, can get pricey depending on the parts and who installs them.
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    lol, people have pretty much given you the complete list of bolt ons.

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    Actually not the whole list. I also have a A4 with ASP pulleys. Notice a HP difference but not sure if it's worth the charging issues and I have tried their alt pulley and several other and it still is low. Wish I had kept the stock pulleys but I'm waiting till I get a bigger alt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Streak View Post
    I agree.. they are SO much more fun "tweaked".. but for those that don't have the money.. or time.. or can handle more power.. stock is best... less can go wrong that way.. lol... and they'll save a bunch of blood HAHAH
    STOCK what is that, NEED MORE POWER!!!!!LOL. Catback first then lid, then at least it will sound fast.

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    Start with the subframe connectors and the strut tower brace. Then, if you want a little more power, go with the lid & the catback.

    After that, what you can do depends on what you want to spend...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silver Streak View Post
    Aren't they strut tower braces... shocks are in the back... well.. atleast thats how I understood it..
    4th Gens don't have Struts up front 3rd gens do.

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    haha, well..I guess I've got some choices to make..Thanks for the suggestions fellas..

    What numbers you guys puttin up w/ what Mods you got?...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 9T8W66 View Post
    4th Gens don't have Struts up front 3rd gens do.
    wrong. we have coil-over struts on the front, shocks on the rear.

    Looks like everyone has given you their opinion, but you have to know what you want your car to do before you ask an open ended question. Smooth street car? Beastly track car? Show/garage queen?

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    wrong. we have coil-over struts on the front, shocks on the rear.
    Ask Strano
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