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Old 11-23-2015, 04:42 AM   #1
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Hello all, I just recently picked up a 99 Alero sedan for free from a friend, requires some TLC but is in pretty decent shape (no pics yet). It has some rust, needs new brakes, new PS pump, had to replace the battery and air filter. It still requires some work to be legal on the road, but it's getting there.

I'm a long time car/truck forum member, was very prominent in the Civic forums back in the late 2000's, but mostly stick to forums about full size GM trucks and Beretta's (I owned a Corsica for a while).

This car will serve as a daily driver with some subtle but effective mods over time. Looking to stiffen the unibody up with strut bars, port a little out of the intake manifold, but nothing too extreme. I can't make this another project car because I already have a lifted 1983 GMC Jimmy with tons of work put into it, that has been sitting for a few years waiting for me to finish building a transmission for it.

Anyway, sorry for the novel, hope to learn a lot from this site and hopefully make some meaningful contributions and not get too drunk and ramble
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Old 11-23-2015, 05:27 AM   #2
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Front and rear strut tower bars and a mildly ported upper and lower intake with port matching tb....
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Old 11-24-2015, 01:34 AM   #8
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Thanks for the welcome everyone.

Been working on setting up HP Tuners to give this thing a mild tune once I get it road legal. Been reading up as much as I can (I'm still a beginner with it), but there isn't much 3400 specific information out there. So I'm hoping to fill in some gaps as much as I can.
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