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My shiny new car

Hey guys, well I have just joined and have only just bought my first alfa
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Just wondering if there is anything I can do to get that bit more oomf, I have a 2002 156 JTS by the way. I would like the exhaust note a bit deeper but the last thing I want to do is Chav my beautiful new alfa!
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Re: My shiny new car

What colours you car? Not sure about the white on some colours. It tends to give quite a motor sporty feel to a car which may look abit outa place on certain colours. But thats just imo

I've had white wheels on silver and white before

As for performance improvements, simple exhaust change and filter change may free up a pony or two but best pound for pony return is a remap, but best do that after any filter or exhaust changes.

Hope that helps

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Re: My shiny new car

i thought you were talking about me.

with biggish wheels, you'll want to have the car lowered, to look good. but something like Eibach Pro Kit springs should also improve ride comfort and handling. if you want 'really' low, Eibach also offer the Sportline springs for the 156.

nice car. nice wheels. i think you should enjoy it as it is, in terms of power. you can't turn a JTS into a GTA for sensible money. upgrade the springs and dampers, maybe the antiroll bars and brakes, and simply have a nicely balanced, great handling car.

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Re: My shiny new car

hey guys, thanks for the replies, will look into the springs for sure. I know it wont be a GTA but I think its quite grunty all ready. Wouldnt mind getting it a little freer revving low down. The exhaust note could certainly do with deepening up.
I was thinking about doing the GTA air intake mod and possibly doing some work to the exhaust to get a deeper note. Any recommendations there. After Ive down those I would look at a remap as suggested by TSpark_boy oh and its dark blue by the way so im thinking it will look pretty good.
Thanks or the suggestions guys!
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