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$1k to spend on what and from where

Discussion in 'The Ultimate Kia Stinger Tuning Forum' started by Stallion, Dec 5, 2019.

  1. Stallion

    Stallion United States Newish Member

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    You read it right. I just bought my GT1 4 days ago so I’m looking to add the most bang for my buck. I’d like to spend $1k on performance parts and have no idea what to buy or from where lol. My main goals are quicker throttle response, more horsepower and torque, and lastly better mpg if possible. Please make your suggestions and I’m going to pull from them. Things to consider... I am absolutely not a mechanic so if the parts are self installed I hope they’re ‘for dummies’. Thanks and looking forward to hearing back.
     
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  4. Jeaddi

    Jeaddi United States Active Member

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    I have this exactly and it’s amazing! The only other thing I would add here is an OCC and you’re set.
     
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    Stickers. Lots of stickers.
     
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    I knew you would say that !!! :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
  7. robz32

    robz32 United States 2500 Posts Club! Texas Stinger Swarm

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    JB4 all the way
     
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  8. BertBert2019GT

    BertBert2019GT United States Active Member

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    I’m a lap3 guy but for a $1k budget

    - springs
    - pedal commander
    - JB4

    for the win
     
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  10. ecko04

    ecko04 Stinger Enthusiast

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    Save it!

    Drive your 4 day old car for a bit to get a handle on how things should work, operate, and sound before modding.

    Read the forum carefully before making any purchases.
     
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  11. Stallion

    Stallion United States Newish Member

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    I bought this intake also, just waiting for it to arrive. The plugs at the store like suggested by echo?
     
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    Stallion United States Newish Member

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    Springs?
     
  13. Stallion

    Stallion United States Newish Member

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    Occ?
     
  14. ecko04

    ecko04 Stinger Enthusiast

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    spark plugs
     
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    Stallion United States Newish Member

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    Update- I purchased the JB4 and pedal commander both with Bluetooth, as well as the BMS intake setup. I am thinking about what ecko just suggested and adding the spark plugs and occ. The JB4 and PComm were installed today...set to map1 and sport.......it seems to hesitate occasionally so I don’t know what that’s about as I’m a total newb.....it sounds like from reading here that it could be my plugs or gas....thanks to everyone who’s replied so far
     
  17. ecko04

    ecko04 Stinger Enthusiast

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    @Stallion by reading your posts, you don’t have a clue what you’re doing.

    Terry asked, but you couldn’t answer about what octane you’re running. You said whatever the highest is at the pump. What does that mean? Is the highest 89, 91, 93, 104? That matters.

    You didn’t know what “plugs gapped” meant. This is in reference to the spark plugs. Did you, at the very least, remove and re-gap the stock plugs, or replace them with a higher quality plug gapped correctly for the JB4?

    Have you invested in a decent oil catch can (not the ADD w1 v3.3 dual inlet can)?

    These are just some of basic things you should have answered before you began slapping performance parts on your week old car.

    You have to read first. Slow down and read. If you’re a total newb as you claim to be, that’s even more of a reason to slow down.

    At a minimum an OCC and proper spark plug gapping should be done before the JB4.
     
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  18. Stallion

    Stallion United States Newish Member

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    Hey brother you can screw off with your condescending tone and just try to help or be silent. I don’t know any of you guys from Adam nor have I claimed to ‘know what I’m doing’...in fact one of my threads is titled no idea what I’m doing. You need to slow down and help educate us newbies in a nurturing way so that we’ll listen and learn instead of your feeble attempt which just puts us off from sites like these. I’ve in fact purchased or am purchasing everything you and Terry have suggested...
     
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  19. BertBert2019GT

    BertBert2019GT United States Active Member

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    springs. lol
     
  20. ecko04

    ecko04 Stinger Enthusiast

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    I didn’t suggest you buy anything. I suggested you read, see post #10.

    Furthermore, if you don’t know what you’re doing then why are you throwing parts at your car without understanding the supporting modifications that should be done? That’s just a recipe for disaster for your week old car.

    There’s nothing wrong with learning, but learning involves reading. You’re not the first with a Stinger or JB4. There are countless threads here and on N54 that detail things people have done and the results of those actions. From there, if you aren’t understanding, we can help, but no one here is going to coddle you.

    And if telling you, or other fence sitters, to read is in some way offensive then maybe you shouldn’t join a forum where most of the interaction is done by reading what others have posted.

    You’re going to get “troll” posts from others when it seems like you’re trolling. I was trying to give you the benefit of the doubt.
     
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