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GT Remap + Q2 + Uprated clutch

I have had my GT a little while now with these mods fitted and was wondering, what are the next steps to more power? Any help appreiciated.

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Induction kit, exhaust, FMIC and bigger turbo. Maybe water/ methanol injection too, haven't seen this in action but it's supposed to be amazing
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Sorry, forgot to mention, its a JTD.
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Which JTD....the old or the new version...the new version is on facelifted GTs
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Better shocks & springs, thicker anti-roll bars, front Brembo brake conversion. No point having power unless you can use it properly..
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Got the big brembo brakes sorted already, looking at KW coil over suspension at the moment but interested in uprated anti roll bars and poly bushes etc..anyone done these mods to a GT? Its an 06 plate. Thanks in advance..
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Which Brembos are you using out of interest?
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Gran Turismo spec 4 pots with 335mm discs
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Induction kit, exhaust, FMIC and bigger turbo. Maybe water/ methanol injection too, haven't seen this in action but it's supposed to be amazing
... if you're going to do this then get the (custom) remap done afterwards ...
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Only looking into what is possible at the moment, as I use the car a fair bit it would need to be driveable and not to in ya face.
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Only looking into what is possible at the moment, as I use the car a fair bit it would need to be driveable and not to in ya face.
As you've done the brakes already and the suspension on the GT is already reasonable then a remap will do for a start (you'll obviously take your car to AHMotorsports for everything Alfa for the remap given you're in Hampshire) ... My car was remaped by Adie (to over 200bhp) a year ago and it is still fine on it's original clutch (now 122k old ) ...
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Yes I know Adie quite well. He has done the re-map and Q2 on my GT as well as the general servicing.
Oh and I had an uprated clutch fitted at the same time as the Q2.
Suspesion is too soft for me hench looking into KW coil overs/poly bushes. Just was looking for some feedback before taking the plunge!
200 hp sound fun!!
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Yes I know Adie quite well. He has done the re-map and Q2 on my GT as well as the general servicing.
Oh and I had an uprated clutch fitted at the same time as the Q2.
Suspesion is too soft for me hench looking into KW coil overs/poly bushes. Just was looking for some feedback before taking the plunge!
200 hp sound fun!!
Just re-read your first post ... was thinking you were looking at getting the map, Q2 etc done ... (rather than it already had been done ) ...

Have you considered getting FSDs fitted? they are an ideal compromise, soft when driven soft but tightens up when throwing the car about ... they are pretty good on the 156, would have thought they would suit the GT pretty well too (given the state of the roads in hampshire )
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Know what you mean about the roads
Not come across the FSD's before, what are they and who makes them?
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Made by Koni, stands for Frequency Selective Damping and is pretty much the best shock you can buy for your standard UK backroad. I don't know how they work but they are absolutely amazing
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Know what you mean about the roads
Not come across the FSD's before, what are they and who makes them?
If you want to see how they behave pop round and I'll take you out in my car (ok it's a 156 but in essence the same ...)
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I do know how they work ... magic
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Thanks for the offer, sounds good, where abouts in Surrey are you Chris?
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FSDs work best with Eibach Pro-Kit springs....and in many places they are sold together as a kit.
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Thanks for the offer, sounds good, where abouts in Surrey are you Chris?
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Great, just round the corner...i am in Yateley!!
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Did you get a go Knuckles?
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We've got a "date" earlier next week ...
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