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My 2017 124 Spider Lusso.





First mod, GFB DV+

 

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How do you like the GFB DV+? Is the difference noticeable? I'm thinking about getting one, most people are saying it's a worthwhile investment.
 

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How do you like the GFB DV+? Is the difference noticeable? I'm thinking about getting one, most people are saying it's a worthwhile investment.
I had it on my Dart, and I had a boost gauge on my Dart, so I could see that it works as advertised, holding boost for those times the throttle plate closes briefly, like between shifts. With my 124 being 1000 pounds lighter, I can actually feel that it is holding boost between shifts. Well worth it for this car.
 

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Wow - that's a clean car! I'm saving that to my pictures folder.
I did the DV+ too, but it was so soon after getting my car that I did not have much of a chance to detect any problems. FWIW, I am unimpressed with the flimsy construction of the stock part. That inner partition essentially fell apart as I very carefully removed it. It's easy to see why this part has issues on other cars.
best regards,
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Front end Friday. After almost two weeks of rain I was finally able to get the top down. Beautiful afternoon.

 

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Installed the CravenSpeed Stubby antenna, and the Eurocompulsion V4 intake today.

A big thanks to PureAdrenaline for helping me out with the evap hose connection.







 

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Shark, your car looks very nice. I am sure you are finding that this engine in a car that weighs 800 pounds less than a Dart is pretty fun. I think the engine and this chassis are a good match.

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Shark, your car looks very nice. I am sure you are finding that this engine in a car that weighs 800 pounds less than a Dart is pretty fun. I think the engine and this chassis are a good match.

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Thanks Greg! It's a great little motor, I'm glad I was able to perform some serious weight reduction! I'll be getting your tune soon ;)
 
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It looks like the GFB is much easier in the spider than the 500 , correct?. Thanks
The diverter valve may be easier to access under the hood, I'm not sure. Disassembly of the diverter is exactly the same.
 

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Installed NGEN coil packs today.

 

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Discussion Starter · #18 · (Edited)
Since the plug connectors on the NGEN coil packs are angled upwards, the engine cover no longer fits. Oh darn ;)





 
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