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Everything to do with engine tuning, suspension upgrades and other modifications.
This past Tuesday my car(Cobalt SS/TC) had a little trouble starting in the morning to leave for work, and later when I went to go home. During the day I took it out to lunch and began idling weird, like it was cammed…which it’s not. At this point I knew something was wrong, so I gave my car to my dad to take to work with him(he works at a GM dealer) to have one of the techs check it out.
It turns out the timing was off by a pretty good amount and it needed a new timing chain. Initially it was assumed that this just happened recently, but driving it post-repair the general consensus is that it’s been this way the entire time I’ve have the car(just over 3 1/2 months and 10,000km later). I’m slightly in awe that I drove it that much, and as hard as I did at times, without having a really bad knock-knock joke played on me.
Hi, ive only recently started getting into tuning and wanted to buy a mk2 golf in the next month or two. If i do get it i want to tune it to 200bhp+ how should i go about this? Do i engine swap or install a turbo? I am new to this so i dont know much lol. Thanks for all your help!