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what mods do you regret?

Discussion in 'Terminator Talk' started by LTHL VNM, Nov 30, 2004.

  1. HPLouis

    HPLouis Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Great thread. Glad I took the time out to read it.
     
  2. aarons04cobra

    aarons04cobra Well-Known Member Established Member

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    UPR coil overs. I'm not a fan of any upr parts personally
     
  3. Stage 4.6

    Stage 4.6 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    Nice thread wish I would've read it before I started modding, live and learn.

    My biggest regret, I have to say is the RXT twin disc. I love the pedal effort and the way it grabs, but I am sick of the chatter and the rattles coming from my tranny. My car sound like junk from the inside. (maybe I have a bad install as Malcom mentioned previously :shrug:)

    My second regret (still trying to evaluate, I believe tires have something to do with it?) is the FTBR 5001 Kit, I still to this day get wheel hop when I hit 2nd gear to hard, I wont even try to launch hard in 1st.
     
  4. sonic04stang

    sonic04stang New Member Established Member

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    my biggest regret is def going with the team z k member. Its awesome quality but they offset the rack mounting points towards the passenger side and that caused all kinds of issues with 1 7/8" headers and steering shaft clearance.
     
  5. Led_Zep

    Led_Zep Don't tread on me Established Member

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    Interesting to see regrets from ported eatons, I'm excited to get one haha.
     
  6. silver03svt

    silver03svt Official Snowflake Melting Machine Established Member

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    Yeah, was surprised to see some of the ported Eaton disappointments. I have a Posi ported Eaton, and I have been super happy with it the last 4 years. Now, time to step up to VMP TVS and go for more.
     
  7. Led_Zep

    Led_Zep Don't tread on me Established Member

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    Just got one, steig stage IV
     
  8. Stage 4.6

    Stage 4.6 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    That's what I had no regrets their, made decent power w/zero drivability issues. I think most of the regrets come from comparing the outcome vs. a 2.3 Whipple or TVS.
     
  9. MalcolmV8

    MalcolmV8 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I loved my ported Eaton back in the day. Man trying to remember, think I ran it for 5 or 6 years. Best screaming bang for the buck.
     
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    cj428mach Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I usually try to keep all the original parts off my car, but I would be willing to trade you my original Stieg ported blower for the Crusher Malcolm.
     
  11. MalcolmV8

    MalcolmV8 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I don't think an Eaton will blow enough air for me now days :)
     
  12. 01cobravortech

    01cobravortech Banned

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    As far as regrets...

    1. Weapon X race COPS and iridum plugs
    2. LMR starter with no core charge
     
  13. I'D WIN

    I'D WIN Active Member Established Member

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    That's a strong possibility!

    What rear springs, shocks and tires (and pressures) are you running?
     
  14. blk02edge

    blk02edge Well-Known Member Established Member

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    i have never had wheel hop in my car even with the 100% stock irs, are people getting hop from the poly bushings?
     
  15. MalcolmV8

    MalcolmV8 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    If you put soft tires on wheel hop goes away, even on the stock IRS. At least that's been my experience.
     
  16. Blueline

    Blueline Active Member Established Member

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    Same here, stock IRS with soft tires - no hop.
     
  17. I'D WIN

    I'D WIN Active Member Established Member

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    Check your rear tie rods! You might be surprised. I didn't think so either until I pulled them out and they were bent.
     
  18. BoostedByV

    BoostedByV No Fly By ZONE Established Member

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    When was the last time you checked your transmission mount ?
    I had what I thought was chatter , turns out it was my transmission mount. The stock one has two rubber straps rivet in , one of mine was ripped
     
  19. svtshadow

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    Steel braided fuel lines. They cut, pierce and rip your skin apart. Oh, don't get me started when it comes to routing them for a clean look, that shit is impossible and when they start leaking, its a 102-point sprinkler system.

    Now, nylon lines, I love them. Shit now my fuel likes are routed the way I want for an extra clean look.
     
  20. MalcolmV8

    MalcolmV8 Well-Known Member Established Member

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    That's an interesting one. Which steel braided fuel lines specifically did you have so much trouble with? I always use Fore's PTFE steel braided line and flexibility is really good, never leaked a drop on any fuel systems I've ever done and honestly can't say I ever cut myself on it.
     

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