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    Question Next upgrade for increased performance

    I currently have a BNR tuned 2012 Cruze, trying to plan out what is the best route to go with upgrades.

    I'm thinking, According to my logs the stock injectors are hitting ~90% duty, so bigger injectors are a must.
    Water/Meth injection seems like a good early upgrade as well, easy to install and seems to have a huge improvement since it increases knock resistance (Which equals more boost ;D)

    Does anyone have any suggestions? I can't think of anything else that would need to be upgraded right away, I eventually want to work my way to the BNR Turbo, but that might have to wait until the Canadian peso is worth a little more

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    From my research if you do not have a catless downpipe then that is a great upgrade, if possible. Water/meth is a great choice too.
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    I'd start saving that money until you can get the BNR turbo, BNR coils, injectors, and valve springs. Alternately, you can start looking at handling upgrades.

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    Would probably want to go with forged pistons as well wouldn't I? More or less as a supporting mod

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    Looking at ~$5,550 Canadian for this list: Capture.PNG

    I think that'll bring me to the edge of what the 1.4 can deliver correct? I heard that the next limiting factor is the fuel pump but nobody really has an upgrade for that yet...?
    (Couldn't add the valve springs as they're currently out of stock)

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    Get flex fuel kit and mix a little E85 in your 93... better than dealing with water meth injection IMO.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brlcla View Post
    Get flex fuel kit and mix a little E85 in your 93... better than dealing with water meth injection IMO.
    Would love to, But the nearest E85 Pump is about 6 hours away in Toronto, Any even then I think they only have 2 - 3 stations in the city that have it

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    I current have E85 with a BNR Tune. Either exhaust or handling are next. (After replacing the suspension)

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    Quote Originally Posted by dtuerk View Post
    Would love to, But the nearest E85 Pump is about 6 hours away in Toronto, Any even then I think they only have 2 - 3 stations in the city that have it
    Can yall buy fuel and have it shipped to house like we can do here in the states with race fuels? Then you can just buy and blend yourself.

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    Most Motocross racers around where I live get barrels of VP Racing Fuel, It is brutally expensive though so its not really practical to run in a car...

    I'm not sure if I would be able to buy ethanol by the barrel or not... that's a very good point you've made

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