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Old 11-20-2009, 06:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Cheap/Free DIY mods??

So what all cheap and/or free mods that we can do to our CR's to get better fuel mileage, power, low end, top end, etc. Post up your experiences if you have them!

I know of the tone ring and the FCA mod, but that's about it. What's your experiences with either?
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tone ring mod
silencer ring removal
torque tube mod
cat delete
adjustable boost elbow / boost fooler
lincoln locker

I know of a couple more, but they'd be pretty hard on parts.
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welding the spider gears together

called a Lincoln Locker because it's a locker you make w/ your Lincoln welder
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+1!!!!!!!!
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welding the spider gears together

called a Lincoln Locker because it's a locker you make w/ your Lincoln welder
Oh gotcha. Stupid term since it's more of a spool. Lockers unlock. Lol.
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tone ring mod?
mpg gains?
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tone ring mod= slot crank sensor bracket to advance timing
rail cap
high idle
diy cp3 mods
freeze plug block off plate
diy coolant bypass


... that should keep you busy for a while.


Oh yeah.... the "mp-9" -- you'll have to talk to erick brown about that one.
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What is a rail cap and coolant bypass?
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tone ring mod= slot crank sensor bracket to advance timing
rail cap
high idle
diy cp3 mods
freeze plug block off plate
diy coolant bypass


... that should keep you busy for a while.


Oh yeah.... the "mp-9" -- you'll have to talk to erick brown about that one.

mp-9? Do tell
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