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Hello everyone, looking forward to sharing ideas and working together.
 

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Welcome to the forums, did you have any pictures?
 
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Thanks, yes working on getting some loaded.
 

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Sound good, do you plan on doing any mods?
 
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Without a doubt... just don't know what I want yet. You have anything done yet?
 

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yes, I have an ADD W1 V3 Oil Catch Can on PCV side, Mishimoto Carbon Radiator Cap, Injen Intake, Tial BOV, JB4 Tune, Subframe Chassis Collar Kit. I just installed the JB4 an hour ago.

You need a catch can first, that is a must.

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Nice!!
 

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Anything you want to find out about your car, the guys in this forum will steer you in the right direction. Have a good night!!!!
 
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Thanks, that's great to hear! Appreciate it and good night!!
 
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Welcome, look forward to seeing some pics.
 

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Hello everyone, looking forward to sharing ideas and working together.
Hello Jaystead, Sooooo you're in Newport News VA, and your Stinger is Blue on Black or Blue on Lt. Gray?
I'm and old school Hot Rodder and have already modded my 2018 Stinger after break in. Drop me a line at phil@geekone.com and would be happy to chat, just make e-mail title "Stinger".

How long have you had yours?
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Hello Jaystead, Sooooo you're in Newport News VA, and your Stinger is Blue on Black or Blue on Lt. Gray?
I'm and old school Hot Rodder and have already modded my 2018 Stinger after break in. Drop me a line at phil@geekone.com and would be happy to chat, just make e-mail title "Stinger".

How long have you had yours?
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Welcome aboard & congrats on your purchase...……..
 

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Spider55,
Nice Pic of engine :) but I do want to point out two things... One you don't have a catch-can or vent filter on the CCV line, your going to the turbo intake (factory setup)... not a good thing in the long term.. under WOT elevated boost, you will dump oil into the turbo and will build up on intake valves due to GDI as there is NO gas cleaning the intakes valves, so I suggest you remove the rubber hose and cap the inglen tube and put a mini fabric filter on CCV or add a catch-can in line with it too.

Also I would suggest adding your spark plugs to your mod list as, ALL tunes must change factory spark plugs or risk many bad things. Denso 5346 or HKS M40iL, personally I run HKS M45iL and clean them up once in a while with K44.
For those not aware (I know you you are Spider55), the factory are VERY hot plugs and have LOTS of exposed porcelain that can break under per-ingnition and spark issues due to too large of a gap. Check out these pics, Factory NGK, Denso 5346, and HKS (Custom made NGK) M45iL side by side. Note all white on factory spark-plug (pre-plug&play) but runs very rich under WOT that you can see on metal. As a side note just as damnfastdd found I also found my factory spark plugs NOT torqued down correctly, took less than 2-3 lbs to break loose.

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Thanks :)
 
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Welcome aboard
 
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Hello,

Yup in the NN areas, mine is blue with Lt. Gray interior. No mods yet but eventually.
 

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Spider55,
Nice Pic of engine :) but I do want to point out two things... One you don't have a catch-can or vent filter on the CCV line, your going to the turbo intake (factory setup)... not a good thing in the long term.. under WOT elevated boost, you will dump oil into the turbo and will build up on intake valves due to GDI as there is NO gas cleaning the intakes valves, so I suggest you remove the rubber hose and cap the inglen tube and put a mini fabric filter on CCV or add a catch-can in line with it too.

Also I would suggest adding your spark plugs to your mod list as, ALL tunes must change factory spark plugs or risk many bad things. Denso 5346 or HKS M40iL, personally I run HKS M45iL and clean them up once in a while with K44.
For those not aware (I know you you are Spider55), the factory are VERY hot plugs and have LOTS of exposed porcelain that can break under per-ingnition and spark issues due to too large of a gap. Check out these pics, Factory NGK, Denso 5346, and HKS (Custom made NGK) M45iL side by side. Note all white on factory spark-plug (pre-plug&play) but runs very rich under WOT that you can see on metal. As a side note just as damnfastdd found I also found my factory spark plugs NOT torqued down correctly, took less than 2-3 lbs to break loose.

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Yes, I know about the catch can for the CCV line, I just haven't bought one yet. I've already changed my Spark Plugs a while back to M45iL.

I'm not WOT all the time, I haven't even had my car past 3500 RPM yet. I don't race around on the street, I mod my car to be different. I've been modifying my Sportbikes for years. I know the power is there when I need it. I appreciate you saying something about it though.

Oh by the way, Welcome to the forums...… [cheers]
 

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