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This is a discussion on Best for my money? within the General Help forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; Originally Posted by NightRiderZ AHhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh you guys are driving me insane....i want the Cam and Headers but that would only ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by NightRiderZ View Post
    AHhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh you guys are driving me insane....i want the Cam and Headers but that would only be more hp and make it sound like a cobra killer, when the Stall and Headers (lid and maybe cai) would make it faster and maybe a stock cobra with an exhaust leak and clogged fuel filter killer

    Or a cobra with a bad driver killer. There are plenty of them out there.

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    Maybe not power related, but seeing as you have a convertible like me, I would defiantly recommend throwing in Subframe connectors for the body rigidity. Our convertibles tend to sag over time, and subframe would help stop that. I've got the BMR pieces (about $200 w/ shipping) and I'd defiantly recommend them. Just a good way to preserve what is a beautiful vehicle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RedVertTA View Post
    Maybe not power related, but seeing as you have a convertible like me, I would defiantly recommend throwing in Subframe connectors for the body rigidity. Our convertibles tend to sag over time, and subframe would help stop that. I've got the BMR pieces (about $200 w/ shipping) and I'd defiantly recommend them. Just a good way to preserve what is a beautiful vehicle.

    Yeah funny you mentioned that...my good friend (who owns a couple Z28s himself) told me that convertibles were heavier, and got pissed when i told him i was going to upgrade this one hehe..he wants me to hit the 500rwhp (naturally aspirated) with my 96' but im not messing with the 383 in that thing its already where i want it....but i dont see how convertibles are heavier????

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    It's all the extra bracing they put in the car.

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    Man i really like that magic stick cam....damn, so a 3400 Stall with headers lid (maybe cai) + tune would really be a lot better than Headers, Cam, Lid (cai) +tune???? Id really like a vote on the two setups on whitch all you guys prefer

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    Well what headers are you thinking of? Will you keep cats?

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    Shold i keep cats ? Whats the difference??... I dont think my local shop will put the y pipe on without cats....and Probably either Jet Hots with ORY or Pace Setters....

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    Well the difference in performance with cats is not that big a loss, no more than 5 hp, especially for a bolt on to mild cam engine. Its probably not worth the risk to not have cats, especially if its a daily driver. You can get performance cats that flow better than stock as well if you'd like.

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    Yeah damn that T-Rex cam sounds goooood..... either way, with a cam, and headers (the rest of exhaust stock for now) with that and a tune be harmful to my car without a Stall for now?? Or what?

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    Get the fake cats from http://www.siliconintakes.com

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    What do fake cats do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric1987 View Post
    What do fake cats do?
    Absolutely nothing...They look like cats, but there straight through. You could knock the guts out of the stock ones, but that creates turbulence in there. There only like $60 a pair, so its worth it over knocking the guts outa the stockers.

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    Whats the point of that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric1987 View Post
    Whats the point of that?
    You get rid of your cats, but you pass a visual inspection, which is what most people would fail or are worried about failing.

    And my bad, there $80 a pair.

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    But you still need to pass the actual smog test...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric1987 View Post
    But you still need to pass the actual smog test...
    Most don't do the sniffer test unless theres a OBDII code. Delete the code and voila, you can pass.

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    Well would that work that I live in CA and they have strict smog rules?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric1987 View Post
    Well would that work that I live in CA and they have strict smog rules?
    It should. Do they hook the exhaust up to a sniffer every time you get it inspected?

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    Never had to smog any of my cars yet. But I think so.

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    If they don't hook it up to the sniffer, than you'll be fine.

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