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      05-04-2010, 10:16 AM   #1
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Talking HUGE thanks to the guys at gintani!!!

Drove down there yesterday to get a full exhaust with hfc, a tune and a pulley done.

Not only does my car sound and perform amazing!, but I had a blast hanging out there all day. My car gained over 50hp at the wheels, we shot the sh*t, had some tacos....it was good times.

Car dynoed stock at 319hp and after all the mods was over 370hp. I would expect that number to go up once the tune adapts .

They def earned a customer for life. Next up is a supercharger! Hopefully in the next few weeks.

Driving home it felt like I had a brand new car, it was insane! I highly recommend them.
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      05-04-2010, 10:22 AM   #2
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wow, pretty impressive gains. congrats!
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      05-04-2010, 12:17 PM   #3
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Won't you need a new tune when you SC in a few weeks?
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      05-04-2010, 12:19 PM   #4
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Good choice bro; Gintani has the best x-pipe on the market hands-down .
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      05-04-2010, 02:05 PM   #5
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wow! congrats! would love to hear it! planning on getting mine soon
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      05-04-2010, 02:12 PM   #6
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Very nice, I'm glad your enjoying it.. I wasn't at the shop yesterday but Im sure ill see/meet you soon. Be safe have fun.
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      05-04-2010, 07:21 PM   #8
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When will the Gintani site be up, Raz?
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      05-04-2010, 07:26 PM   #9
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When will the Gintani site be up, Raz?
Honestly it should be up this week, we are fixing a problem with purchasing products through the website. It should be fixed soon.. We don't want the site to have any problems after the launch.

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      05-04-2010, 07:38 PM   #10
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Gintani's tune/exhaust is just a beast of a setup for the NA 4.0

I hit 381 on their dyno with their full catless + race setup.
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      05-04-2010, 08:11 PM   #11
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Yeah The sound is amazing! I cant say enough about their staff either. I felt right at home. Im hoping with a new air filter and after my car gets used to my tune, it will hit 380.

I did get the engine malfunction light twice, but I just turned the car off and on again and it went away. Im guessing its just getting used to the new tune. So far I am very happy.
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      05-04-2010, 10:11 PM   #12
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Dude I'm happy just because your happy!!!

enjoy the your new beast
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All I can think about now is their SC kit. Its keeping me up at night Im hoping to have it ordered in the next few weeks.
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Honestly it should be up this week, we are fixing a problem with purchasing products through the website. It should be fixed soon.. We don't want the site to have any problems after the launch.

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Can you post up the link when your site is online, i'd like to take a look at some of your products.
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      05-04-2010, 11:19 PM   #15
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why get tuned when you plan on supercharging ?
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i should talk a tune lead me to the supercharger path
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OP, congrats on your added power! You should also notice a slight increase in throttle response with the filter added, at least I did before the S/C was installed.
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      05-05-2010, 02:20 AM   #18
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Are they going to discount you the price of the tune when you SC?
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      05-05-2010, 05:16 AM   #19
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OP, congrats on your added power! You should also notice a slight increase in throttle response with the filter added, at least I did before the S/C was installed.
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i would move to cali for gintani.
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everyone at gintani are very cool guys
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I have no idea if they will discount me. That's something Alex and I will discuss. As far as the pms I'm getting about price, just call gintani . They will be more than helpful.

I'll post the dyno results in a few hours
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