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what is best budget dsm build

Posted by Lurch556, May 23, 2015

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  1. Lurch556

    Lurch556 Probationary Member

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    I'm just getting into dsm ive got a 94 dodge stealth rt but looking for something new was thinking of getting 1g gsx. Wanted to see if you guys had any recommendations
     
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  2. pauleyman

    pauleyman DSM Wiseman

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    Better for what?
     

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  3. Lurch556

    Lurch556 Probationary Member

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    Somthing faster for same money
     
  4. Pipnorcali

    Pipnorcali Proven Member

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    Yea a 1g gsx would be the best start if you can find a nice one ...I went with a 2g gst cause they are cheap...$4k total got me 12.6@111
     

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  5. tudds2k

    tudds2k Proven Member

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    You ran 12s with 236 hp?
     

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  6. Type1DSMr

    Type1DSMr Proven Member

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    I understand none of this:idontknow:. Ice got a o4 dodge stealth rt...What??? I think you should redo this thread.
     
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  7. jimsgsx

    jimsgsx Proven Member

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    Some people get lucky but the odds of getting a great fast car for cheap are not too great. Dont rush and find a good one. Look around alot. It took me 2 years of solid looking before i decided to buy mine.
     

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  8. 303_2G

    303_2G Proven Member

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    I agree LOL. A o4 stealth huh:confused:
    And 12.6 w/ 236hp fwd:hmm:
    Anything 4G63T is better than that stealth bro.
    Also when I bout my car 5 years or so ago it came with a T28, HKS 272's, Greddy 24v intercooler & pipes, Wally 255, Injen intake, Thermal 3" exhaust and dropped on Tokico blues. All for $2,000 and belive it or not was at 98,342 miles!!!! Just sayin they are out there man just be thorough when choosing or you regret it I promise you.
     
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  9. Pipnorcali

    Pipnorcali Proven Member

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    I've never dyno'd it with the DP n 20psi prob had 280-300 for the 12.6 run (236hp was stock dp n 16-17psi).

    My prob with a gsx was there was no cheap ones at the time...so I got a gst with a few mods and it needed belt/we and a bunch of other stuff...

    Here is the in car of the 12.6 run on a t28 (I tell people it's stock haaha )
     

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  10. jared98gst

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    Worth spinning that t28 to 8k?
     

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  11. tudds2k

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    Thank you for sharing! Was the 12.6 run with everything done in your profile?
     

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  12. steelcurtaindsm

    steelcurtaindsm Proven Member

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    Check craigslist barter section I traded a 69 vw Baja for my 94 awd talon. Listen to what everybody is telling you take your time and find a good one.
     

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  13. Dsmkauai

    Dsmkauai Proven Member

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    My gst is similar to pip's. My car is all budget haha! If the motor didn't let go I think I could have hit 11's :) I've had the car along time and really is a fun low budget dd/ww.
     
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  14. Pipnorcali

    Pipnorcali Proven Member

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    Shifting to fourth is always slower for the setup I have 12.8-13.0 I do that for bracket racing but for my best time I leave it in 3rd and wind her out.... But yea that t28 stock cams/ stock IM starts isn't the best for top end


    Yea all the mods in my profile ...ran a 12.9@110 with stock DP and no cutout (with slicks) and 13.3 on street tires
     

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  15. CrackedDSM

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    Kind of hard to answer without goals in mind, but to be honest the absolute best budget setup for a DSM is a stock block, BogusSVO(or any another proven/awesome machine shop that can do our heads properly) stock head with BC Springs, and a decent set of cams(HKS 272s, BC 272s but degreed properly, etc), and a fully supported 16G setup on Link will be budget friendly, and make for a damn fun street car. Auto or 5-speed, both will be a blast, and a proper 16G setup can be an 11's car with meth no problem on pump 93 and last you a long time.

    The 16G is my absolute favorite street turbo for a DSM, bar none. The power band, the torque, the reliability and rebuildability of the authentic MHI turbos just can't be beat. Evo 3 16G, supporting mods, a solid block(rebuild it to refresh it if you have to), stock head, good set of cams and springs, and a solid tune. It'll beat quite a lot more than you think it would, unless you run across an absolute monster with someone who can legitimately drive, and be an addicting, quick, fun, budget friendly street car.
     

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