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Old 10-12-2017, 09:53 PM   #1
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Thinking of taking my Z to the next level. It's an '02 with Magnuson supercharger. Installed and tuned by Lingenfelter, dyno'ed at 498 rwh with modest boost and Borla S exhaust.
Looking at new cam and springs and replace h-pipe with x-pipe and tune.
Does this sound right, and more importantly, who can I trust to do the work? I'm in NY so someone on the east coast would be a plus but not a necessity. I want a Reliable LS expert.
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We would be happy to help you, but whether it's us or another reputable shop I would suggest keeping it near home. There's no reason to travel far with what you are looking for and it's easier for future maintenance to go back to that shop.
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I certainly don't think you'll go wrong with ECS! I've never had them do anything to my car, but in the 4 years I've been on the forum I've heard great things about them.
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Thinking of taking my Z to the next level. It's an '02 with Magnuson supercharger. Installed and tuned by Lingenfelter, dyno'ed at 498 rwh with modest boost and Borla S exhaust.
Looking at new cam and springs and replace h-pipe with x-pipe and tune.
Does this sound right, and more importantly, who can I trust to do the work? I'm in NY so someone on the east coast would be a plus but not a necessity. I want a Reliable LS expert.
Thanks in advance!
Subscribed! I have the exact same scenario and want to make the right upgrades to go along with the Maggie. Very interested in the route you choose. Do you have any kind of aftermarket air intake yet or is it stock?
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Do you have long tube headers on your car? I see you mentioned a cat back but I didn't see any mention about headers? If you are still running the stock manifolds, I would strongly suggest going with a set of long tubes. Between the current mods and intended future mods, sticking with the stock manifolds is really corking your setup and leaving quite a bit of HP on the table.
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Do you have long tube headers on your car? I see you mentioned a cat back but I didn't see any mention about headers? If you are still running the stock manifolds, I would strongly suggest going with a set of long tubes. Between the current mods and intended future mods, sticking with the stock manifolds is really corking your setup and leaving quite a bit of HP on the table.
Agreed, smaller pulley. From there add meth injection and more boost, might require 8 rib upgrade depending on how much farther you want to go.
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Subscribed! I have the exact same scenario and want to make the right upgrades to go along with the Maggie. Very interested in the route you choose. Do you have any kind of aftermarket air intake yet or is it stock?
It has a Donaldson Blackwing intake that was part of the Lingenfelter install.
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No headers, so may have to add that to the list. Thanks.
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Luv my LGs! Running into Random Tech Cats, X pipe, then into Borla Stingers. Got them JET-HOT coated too.

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