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Old 02-25-2009, 11:29 PM
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OFFICIAL "What Mods Should I Buy for my Coupe?" Thread

We've had quite a few of these lately by people who have gotten bitten by the mod bug or are new owners.

So, if you've got general questions about what mods you should get next, post them up here. For questions about specific mods, please see the tech area.
 

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Very nicely done, should be filling up with questions in no time!!! You should definitely provide an extra search link button in the original post lol, but great idea on stickying this!!!
 
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I'm new so bare with me. Can someone explain the spacer thing to me on what exactly its doing to create the horsepower, cause I'm perplexed on how a spacer is creating 8-10 hp.

Also anybody know where to get a oem Ztube for cheap haha.... I've been looking around and havent had much luck.
 
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Thank god this was made nice job Kernel. These new threads have been flooding the G35 Coupe area. Prices are getting so cheap on Coupes that everyone buying them up.
 
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Old 02-26-2009, 03:52 PM
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THANK YOU LORD hahahaha....but you can't stop the n00bs hahaha
 
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THANK YOU LORD hahahaha....but you can't stop the n00bs hahaha
It's starting to remind me of when my350z started to get like this almost 3 years ago...

If things get continue to get out of hand, I'm gonna start roasting some n00bs on Cru's behalf...

In the meantime, thanks Kernel for setting this up.
 
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Old 02-26-2009, 04:24 PM
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Yes, great job fellas... nobody gives a crap about this thread if nobody responds to people when they do ask a question...


Originally Posted by Billabongi View Post
I'm new so bare with me. Can someone explain the spacer thing to me on what exactly its doing to create the horsepower, cause I'm perplexed on how a spacer is creating 8-10 hp.
The info is here somewhere, but it seems to be buried pretty deep... basically, the spacer isn't increasing the volume of air per sey, it's giving the air more surface area on the wall to smooth out and flow into the runners better.

read this:

http://www.motordyneengineering.com/techinfo.htm
 
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Z-tubes are found cheapest on my350z, myzfrenzy, and here...
 
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Originally Posted by Joaquin03 View Post
Z-tubes are found cheapest on my350z, myzfrenzy, and here...

Thanks joaquin and dofu for the help its appreciated!
 
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Originally Posted by ShanesG View Post
THANK YOU LORD hahahaha....but you can't stop the n00bs hahaha
I think it will prevent a few of the new threads, but anyone who misses it will now have their posts merged into this one. I'd do it to the ones from the past few days, but it would show their posts first instead of my op.
 
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Good idea. I try to keep these down with the big FAQ in the sedan section. I think I need to start one of these in there too.
 
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Tim the FAQ you have is amazing. Maybe when I'm done with my thesis I'll make one for this section, but it's something that will definitely require time I just don't have at the moment.
 
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stillen.com has the z-tube for approx. 60 bucks, cheaper than i've seen it anywhere else
 
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Thanks Kernel, we have needed this for some time now
 
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Question what to do?

i have a Injen CAI.. Eibach Springs.. hotchkis sways..and a Skunk spacer

i have extra cash at disposal

do i spend it on looks?(rims,bodykit,hood,trunk)

or should i go FI on a used Vortec?

THanx Fellas.. this is a tough one..
 

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