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But i'm the first poster.

Hey everyone. My name's Damon, and i have a problem :P

since i haven't quite figured out where to put a mod list on my car, i'll put it all in this thread for the time being. Hope everyone enjoys it, and also hope i'm setting a nice benchmark B)

Yeah, it's got some rust, but it's an average 92 with 150k+ miles. i'm fine with that. if i ever get serious enough about it i'll find a rust free shell. but for now, form follows function.

1992 Pontiac Sunbird SE

•~ 3500 build ~

•Custom front engine bracket(made by me)

•#36 3800 S/C Series 3 injectors + 00+ FPR

•1617 cam from 60*V6 Store

•Comp 26915 Valve Springs

•Fully ported heads

•P&P Plenum

•P&P Lower Intake Manifold

•Polished Combustion Chambers

•EZ Clutch Stage 3 clutch

•Stock Tranny

•2 3500 front manifolds, 2" downpipes

•Fully Poly Trans Mount

•Fully Poly Front Mount

•Custom Poly Dogbone(Fiero bushings)

•WCold Air Intake(header wrapped)

•Full 2.5" Exhuast

•Hooker Aerochamber Crossflow Muffler

•3" Rolled Edge Slant cut Boom Tube tips

•EGR Deleted

•A/C delete

•Misc. painted engine pieces

•Coolant Fan Switch

•Custom tune by Dave(WL2)

•Z hood

•De-badged

•Removed Side Moldings

•GFX from 89 Z, w/ wagon plate holder

•Removed refractor things from tails

•Beretta GTU spoiler

•Flip-up headlights

•Sweet Pedal Covers

•Full trunk carpet

•Rear shelf done in black vinyl

•rear side panels from 88Z(black velvet)

•Deleted middle rear seat belt

•Lighted mirror w/ switches from Cutlass 'Vert

•Switch panel where stock radio thing goes

•Fold-down rear seat

•'03 Stratus Shift knob and boot

•17x7" Drag DR-8 Wheels

•215/45/17 Riken Raptor tires

•Poly Control arm bushings

•Poly 30mm Front sway bar bushings

•Addco 1" rear sway bar w/ poly bushings

•Poly Sway bar end links

•KYB GR2 Shocks

•KYB GR2 Struts

•Sprint 1.7" lowering springs

•Delrin inner Tie Rod bushings w/ stainless sleeves

•Rear Engine Bay Braces (2nd Gen ph2 4 door)

•Front Engine Bay Braces (1st Gen 2 door RS)

•ABS Disabled and Removed

•Non-ABS Master Cylinder

•Welded Control Arm Seams

•Stainless Braided Brake Lines

•Ceramic brake pads

•2960lbs with me in it....

•Rodney Dickman GM FWD Shifter rebuild kit

•Aluminum Bushings For Shift Cable Ends

•High perf. stickers, 5 hp each ;)

•Factory plastic strut tower covers

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I guess let me know what you think :)

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hey and B) . nice car and what a list. we have a progression thread for you to post your stock to mod pics and list.

http://foreverpontiac.com/index.php?showforum=9

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:PB);)

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Looks awesome!! Sunbirds are awesome!!

B)

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Sweet ass Sundbird!!! Its so clean too. :P btw B)

You def gave a lot of attention to that car. Great Job!!!

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hey and B) . nice car and what a list. we have a progression thread for you to post your stock to mod pics and list.

http://foreverpontiac.com/index.php?showforum=9

thanks for that, i'll have to put a thread up in there soon

thanks for the replys much appreciated :P

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DAMN! That's a Sunbird!? :lol2: you've done a lot to it! WELCOME! :D

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thanks for that, i'll have to put a thread up in there soon

thanks for the replys much appreciated :lol2:

no problem. glad to help.

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Welcome! And awesome J body. I want your motor...

OM NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM NOM.

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:agreed:

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Welcome

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Nice!

What 3.5 motor is that?

LX9?

What tranny do you have bolted up? it says stock.... what model?

Oh and what was the original? 3.1?

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Sweeeett... and welcome to FP. :D

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yeah, it's the LX9. No hard numbers yet but whenb i dyno this summer i'm thinking it'll be around 260ish WHP.

Stock tranny = NVG550. now that i think about it, it's actually a 91, which would be a Getrag, but there's no difference in this case.

3.1 was stock. 100-110whp FTL.

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Very nice :D Have you done the top-end upgrades yet?

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