based on some basic research with unlimited budget to reach 400+ HP with "original" Solstice parts (no replacing engine from another V8 cars and still call it Solstice! phew
ok, I have Solstice GXP, 116k miles, no problems what so ever. It already has some quick tuning, but now I wanna get to another level. This is what I wanna do.
Here are the parts I would like to change and install to reach the power:
New engine by DDM - 3995$ (for 400+HP)
Pontiac Solstice GXP Stage 3 Performance Pack (350whp/380wtq) - 1750$
Pontiac Solstice GXP Upgraded 3.5" Core Aluminum Intercooler (600whp rated) - 550$
DDMWorks Brace Bundle for Solstice (Backbone and Probeam) - 400$
DDMWorks Front Big Brake Kit for Solstice - 880$
BR Series Coilover Pontiac Solstice suspension - 1050$ (I already have it installed, very low)
Solstice VDI Vertical Door Kit - 1300$ (for the look)
Solstice GXP Mach Shorty Exhaust by Solo Performance - 825$
MagnaFlow Competition Core Stainless Steel Silver Exhaust Mufflers 2x - 450$ (for the loud sound)
Service / Labor not included - ??
- bunch of gauges for over 1200$
- GT wing spoiler - ??$
- new edgy looking body kit - ??$
- 245, 20' wheels (I already have it installed)
What else would you recommend? or what else am I missing? am I on the good path?
In most cases, the packages includes all additional parts, you might not see in the list.