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Old 06-17-2012, 07:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My name is Zach I am about to start a new project with a first gen geo metro xfi soon and this looks like a great place to gather information and give my opinions. Thanks

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Old 06-17-2012, 11:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 06-17-2012, 11:50 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome, what plans do you have in mind?
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Old 06-18-2012, 10:18 PM   #4 (permalink)
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My plans are:
Remove a/c(added when bought new)
Lower by cutting a coil and a half of stock springs
Install 8mm wireset with e3 spark plugs
Remove stock muffler add nice one with baffle(will not sound like a fart pack)
Delete cat after some test runs to see if it helps increase MPG(no smog here)
fill gaps in grill headlights
Add air damn under engine to prevent drag
Eventually rebuild new valves, better head gasket, new rings, polish head.
New paint on hood and hatch(they were replaced with different color parts.)

Is there anything that is recommended. Keep in mind I want this to look clean no cone on the back lol just not me.
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Old 06-19-2012, 11:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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removing the cat will not help fuel economy.
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:19 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Sounds like a good plan, be careful of cutting to much off your coil springs. It increases the spring rate. Start with 1/2 a coil see how she rides and if you want more cut a 1/4 or so more @ a time. You prob dont want to be riding on your bumpstops.

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