2005 Pontiac Sunfire


Asked by Mar 18, 2011 at 12:10 AM about the 2005 Pontiac Sunfire Base

Question type: Car Customization

i don't know much about cars but I really want to learn.  Basically I want to know what I can do with this car as far as parts, making it go faster, body kits, etc.  This is a very broad question, but any answers I will appreciate! Thanks

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change yer oil.


The cheapest mods that almost everyone starts with is a cat-back exhaust kit, headers, cold-air or ram-air intake, and an ECU chip or programmer. Don't make the mistake that so many high-school kids make, buying a cheap fart can muffler and the biggest exhaust tip they can find. Cars newer than the early 70's are designed to run optimally with some back-pressure, so removing all back-pressure will actually harm your performance. Buy a good kit from a well-known manufacturer such as Flowmaster or Magnaflow. Same with the intake. If you choose to custom-build your intake, take note of where the coolest and hottest areas under the hood are. You'll want to place the filter cone in the coolest spot possible, avoiding coolant lines and the exhaust system, and avoiding running the tubing through hot spots. A lot of people make the mistake of selecting their body kit and rims based on looks. It is best to do your research and find out which ones, if any, will boost performance in whatever your primary type of racing will be. Sometimes, the stock body is best.

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throw a stick of dynamite on it or ask jeff he is the one in a bra dancing bottomless for the guys.

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change the damn oil

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Thanks a lot, that is EXACTLY what I was looking for. Very much appreciate it!

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