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What Are Best Upgrades For A 02 Trans Am !!!

This is a discussion on What Are Best Upgrades For A 02 Trans Am !!! within the Firebird / WS6 forums, part of the Vehicle Specific category; Originally Posted by stanger88 Wierd. Should have been a LOT! more unless you were bogging off the line or hooking ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanger88 View Post
    Wierd. Should have been a LOT! more unless you were bogging off the line or hooking just fine without them, that means your 60' improved .1 or less.
    Im not sure, but i do know there was a problem w/ my MAF so im guessing thats wut was slowing it down. Iv gotta pair of drag tires with a lil rubber left on em. Burn em up and order new ones. Now all im waiting for is my HP tuners and some good weather to get new times and #'s.

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    Ive herd that 373s are the way to go on an automatic trans... is it the best route??? how much would it slow my top end down...or how much will the gas milage suffer....

    Also, what shift kits are the best bang for the buck....

    what street tires are best and recomended with the longest life...

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    3.73's= best automatic gearing
    4.10's= best manual gearing

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    Just slow down spend a few weeks reading posts on this site and others and you'll be able to answer your own questions. I've only been here for a month and i've learn alot.

    The mods i've done are as follows:

    MTI Air lid
    K&N
    Smooth Bellows (waste of money)
    SLP underdrive pulley
    Subfame connectors
    Boxed Lower Control Arms
    Pacesetter LT Headers
    Off Road Y Pipe
    TSP 228/228 Cam
    Moly Pushrods
    Comp Cams 918 Springs
    TSP Rumbler Cat-Back

    now i just need to get it dyno tuned and put some drag radials on it

    TSP-LS6 P&P heads and p&p throttle body going on by mid summer

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    ive seen alot of differnt opinions on cam choices which one is the best and will get me the most horsepower improvment from my car... i want it to be good on the street and awsome on the strip...

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    Quote Originally Posted by stanger88 View Post
    A forged crank is totally un-necessary in an LS1 under 7-800whp.
    You can never be too careful in the strength department IMHO. Cast cranks are fine.... For a while anyways. I personally like to twist the shit out of my engine with a big cam, can't do that too many times with a cast crank.

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    You see stock Ls1 short blocks that can handle 500hp all the time.

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    The Texas Speed's 228R Cam that i have is a very good street cam, imo.

    Just start out doing all the bolt-ons then you can read up and decide what heads and cam to go with.

    First things to start off with
    Sub frame connectors-weld in ones
    Air Lid-brand doesn't reallly matter
    Cat-back exhaust
    Long tube headers and y pipe
    Torque Converter
    Boxed Lower Control Arms

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    Hes right man dont rush things cause you want power NOW if you wait you might find a better combination of things to have even more power for the same price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2000T/A Guru View Post
    You see stock Ls1 short blocks that can handle 500hp all the time.
    I'm not saying they can't. We used to run Stock cast cranks in our dirt cars that had between 550-625hp. But I dont trust them for very long, the benefit was the weight. They're lighter than your average forged crank. If you were wanting to boost and NOS your engine, forged would be the safer bet. In an N/A Engine w/o NOS or boost a cast crank, good rods and forged aluminum pistons would be great.

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