Mysterious, Ebony NA 2.4L, Monsoon, OnStar and his name is the BANDIT. Ordered 3/8/06, built 5/10, delivered 5/22/06, took home 5/30 Mods include 3M transparent Nose film, MagnaFlow Dual Exhaust and RK Rear Valence. DDM Stage 1 Supercharger installed May 23rd 2008. RK Ram Air Hood installed Nov 4,2008. Custom 07 Auto Show SCCA logo seats August 2009, custom matching door panels, center console from JPM January 2010. Added Stage II with Intercooler and Pulley changes, re tune 11/5/10
Seriously, a supercharger or turbo is your best bet.
2008 Sky Redline If your goal in life is to stir the pot, be careful, you may find the pot stirring you! Tiny Mods:
Trifecta Tune, KappaSphere Billet Grill, KappaRack, Painted Calipers, Engine Cover, DDM Backbone, Vert Top Cover, FlySwatter, Short Antenna, Painted Visors
Hahn Racecraft and DDM Works both have dyno charts, which, to me, look very similar to the point that it's a matter of preference. The turbos eek out a little more power and cost a little less, But DDM has a stage 1, which adds about 50hp if you are looking for a "mild" upgrade. The turbo kits start at over 100 HP.
I got a dyno tune on my '06 not long ago and netted me 13 hp. You can add a CAI, exhaust and low flow cat- but finish it off with a tune to tie it all together. There was a discussion in another thread about necessity of a tune for the 2.4, but I put a GXP exhaust on my car and it popped some on lift throttle- it didn't do that after the tune and that was enough evidence for me.
Originally Posted by ihawk95
This thread has been hijacked mainly by the aggressive car owners!
Biased opinion here...but absolutely love the DDM stage II supercharger set up. It's very reliable, relativey easy to install if you have some mechanical aptitude and ability. The only problem with any major upgrade is the initial expense. But if you plan on keeping the car forever then it is worth it. I love the instantaneous torque of the supercharger...comes in real handy if you plan on autocrossing as well. Passing other cars actually is fun now vs. being an embarassment.
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