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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-2014, 07:46 AM Thread Starter
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My (new) 2008 Solstice


I just purchased a 2008 Aggressive Victory Red w/ 55,500 miles. In absolutely pristine condition. You'd think it had 5,000 miles, not 55,500.

I had the same color in a 2006 a few years back too.

I'd like to join the club, please.

Also, does anyone have any information on real wood dash kits, a recommended after market Bluetooth radio and any other "must have" mods for a base model.

Is there a chip that people recommend to up the horsepower?
Mine has every option except... the turbo!

I had the Clyde Revord dealership go through a 6 hour 40 point pre-inspection list thanks to Rob and the Forum. They said they'd never seen such a list before!

Best regards,

PS I've owned 3 Audi TT'S and still I think the Solstice "feels" and looks more like a sports car then any car I've ever owned.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-2014, 07:51 AM
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-22-2014, 08:44 AM
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Congratulations on the car ! Some answers as for the dash kit / Remin / B & I (which I have and am very pleased with it) Wood Dash Empire / American Truck n Auto Accessories / No one except Ebay hucksters sells a "chip " for our cars you have to get the ECM reprogrammed a" tune "and there are a couple of our vendors that do this DDM Works, and Performance AutoWerks, /right now your best bang for your buck would be a DDM Works or Performance Autowerks suspension brace package after that the only limit is your wallet I know , if you don't want to go crazy in the engine dept. I would add a header ,high flo cat, performance exhaust system ,Cold air intake and a tune if you look at the classified ads sometimes you can pick up some good deals at that point you are pretty much at your limit before you go into a turbo or supercharger kit.Good luck and enjoy the ride!
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-23-2014, 10:31 PM
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I see the Clyde Revord dealership is up in Seattle area. You'll want to speak to Rick Huber about his club - Seattle Roadsters. You can find their page on Facebook.

Please check out Norma Jeane @ Car Domain

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-24-2014, 07:39 AM
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Enjoy your new ride. Have many happy smiles.

07 Aggressive NA, 11-06 SOLD 9-17-08
09 WickedGXP9-25-08 Auto, Red calps,shorty antenna,windscreen,dibit & bkup light covers, leather armrests/console & door pockets,de-badged, pulsing 3rd light,GMPP CAI&tune, DDM susp set,Clear bra,garage opener in header, JPM lumbar,SOLO Mach Shty cat bk
09 Aggressive GXP Coupe 4-16-14, #577, Auto,soft top,Red calps,GM tune,GM acc whls,Conti Xtreme contact tires,pulsing 3rd light,red eng cover, DDM susp set,SOLO center Exh, Norm Valance
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-24-2014, 09:09 AM
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Welcome! and enjoy the the Sol, again.

Envious, NEW Lightsidetop, N/A, VIN # 1G2MB35B97Y114344
Oh yeah, Steel/Sand interior. Added K&N filter. Vent tube r/r @ 2850 mi. WindRestrictor added 12/12/06. Added high-tone horn. Painted engine cover. ECM retune 6/15/10. Added Vandesign B/U lite covers 12/07. Re-replaced seal due to recall 27570 mi. DDMProBeam added 7/2/08. Envious Emblem overlays. Kappasphere rear deck rack. DDM tunnel plate added 4/22/09. Solo Exhaust system, lit sills and HID conversion 5/1/10.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 12-24-2014, 09:28 AM
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Welcome, Sting Ya is right about what you can do to a na.
On my 06na (bought new) I have added over the years, cia, header, hi-flow cat, single cat-back exhaust, and had it tuned for 91 octane.
When I did the exhaust (first mod) could only find a single cat-back system, I would have gone with the dual exhaust if one was available.
You will notice some improvement in performance and sound.
Have fun with your new car.
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