Today, the sports cars from the '80s are becoming classics and are great restoration projects. With cars that are 30 years old, there are going to be some problems that need to be addressed. In the past decades, there have also been technology improvements and you may want to do some improvements to your car. Here are some of the upgrades that you may want to consider for your 1980s auto restoration project:
1. Installing Modern Electronics and Computer Tuning Chips
Updating your cars electronics systems is one of the first upgrades that you will want to do. First, you will want to repair and replace components of the wiring harness. In addition, consider adding a modern tuning chip that will allow you to monitor your cars performance. You may want to consider modern tuning chips that have Bluetooth connectivity and can allow you to connect the performance statistics to a digital display that you install in your dashboard. The display can be part of other audio and video upgrades that you add to your car when doing these improvements.
2. Adding A Modern Air Intake to Improve Airflow to The Engine
The air intake of your car will affect performance, and today there are many choices of air intake systems that improve the airflow to the engine and can give your more performance. There are many aftermarket air intake kits that you can quickly install on your car over the weekend. You may also want to consider investing in a cleanable air filter, which can help you save money on maintenance over the long term. Today, there are many options for affordable cleanable air filters that do not cost much more than stock replacements.
3. Add A Little More Power with An Upgraded Exhaust System
The exhaust can also be improved to give your car a little more power. If you have a 6 or-4-cylinder vehicle, a cat-back system can be used to give your car dual exhaust. Today, there are also headers that can be installed on all types of engines to improve flow out of the exhaust. With the combination of an upgraded air intake and better exhaust, you can get substantially more power out of your stock engine.
These are some of the improvements that you may want to consider for your '80s restoration project. Contact an auto jump start service, such as R & R Towing, to help with getting your car running again after some of these upgrades.