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Performance Mods for 2006 XLR-V?

QIKCADI

New Member
Joined
Aug 12, 2019
Messages
2
Location
NH
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Red Jewel XLR-V
Hello,

Recent excited owner of an '06 V. It's currently bone stock and I'm interested in boosting the power some with reasonable performance enhancements.
Honestly, I've been scouring the internet and not finding much unfortunately.

Seems D3 is no longer. I did find the Northstar Performance and looking into doing a Stage 3 retune as well as their less restrictive Cat.
I plan to install aftermarket mufflers to add a little power and a little throat.

Can anyone provide any company websites where I might find more?

I'm interested in a CAI, perhaps a smaller SC pulley for a little more boost, etc.
Simple add on stuff without pulling the motor.

Thx all for any advice you can convey.

Mike
 

hawkeye372

Seasoned Member
Joined
Oct 8, 2012
Messages
2,385
Location
st augustine fl
My XLR/V(s)
2006 infrared xlr
Welcome and congratulations on your new ride


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Army Al

Seasoned Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2014
Messages
267
Location
Powder Springs Ga
My XLR/V(s)
2006 XLR V InfraRed/Shale 18.5K mi 11/28/14
Iron MIke

Welcome to the club. How many miles on your 06 V? Your color is called InfraRed for Cadillac. Red Jewel is for the other car at Bowling Green. By the way you have the fastest and best color for an XLR.
 

beaver_jd

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Joined
Jun 11, 2016
Messages
310
Location
Calgary AB / Palm Springs CA
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Red XLR / 2007 XLR-V
Army Al, I thought my 07 V was infrared and when I went to the local dealer to get some touch up paint my car came up as red jewel tint coat. Go figure.
John F
 

QIKCADI

New Member
Joined
Aug 12, 2019
Messages
2
Location
NH
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Red Jewel XLR-V
Thx all for the welcome. Car has 13k miles. I thought the color was red jewel for Cadi. Have to look into that. If anyone can provide any direction on power enhancements, I'm listening!
 

Army Al

Seasoned Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2014
Messages
267
Location
Powder Springs Ga
My XLR/V(s)
2006 XLR V InfraRed/Shale 18.5K mi 11/28/14
Cadillac brochures list the color as InfraRed. Corvette color is Red Jewel. I'll stick with InfraRed. Corvette owners will think it's a different color. What do they know. They bought the cheaper brand.
 

Army Al

Seasoned Member
Joined
Nov 29, 2014
Messages
267
Location
Powder Springs Ga
My XLR/V(s)
2006 XLR V InfraRed/Shale 18.5K mi 11/28/14
John, after referring to google, Cadillac XLR had 2 red colors in 2007, InfraRed for the Base and V models and Pasion Red for the Base model limited edition only. Now I'm confused, glad I'm old.
 

beaver_jd

Seasoned Member
Joined
Jun 11, 2016
Messages
310
Location
Calgary AB / Palm Springs CA
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Red XLR / 2007 XLR-V
Army Al, I think I can help on this one. In 07 Passion Red was a special color like Black Star was in 06. The 07 Passion Red had as part of the package chrome wheels and a chrome grill. The red was like fire engine red. As far as our other conversation with infrared and red jewel I am getting confused but not glad I am old.
John F.
 

beaver_jd

Seasoned Member
Joined
Jun 11, 2016
Messages
310
Location
Calgary AB / Palm Springs CA
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Red XLR / 2007 XLR-V
Army Al, I just looked up my car on the registry. It says Infrared. The dealer tells me Red Jewel. I guess it's infrared like you say.
John F.
 

CNC

Supporting Member
Joined
Sep 2, 2013
Messages
556
Location
Monument Colorado
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Gold Mist XLR & 79' Eldorado Convert
Welcome!

Welcome to The XLR Site. I do think "Infrared" is correct. In spite of prior kidding back and forth with "XLR Rating", I think all The XLR's are beautiful. Do love The Infrared. :wave:
 

XLRATING

Seasoned Member
Joined
Jul 10, 2011
Messages
1,817
Location
Virginia
My XLR/V(s)
2006 Infrared XLR (Beauty); 2008 GT500 (Beast); 2007 Black XLR-V (Victor)
Welcome to The XLR Site. I do think "Infrared" is correct. In spite of prior kidding back and forth with "XLR Rating", I think all The XLR's are beautiful. Do love The Infrared. :wave:

Yay, Charles came around to the right side! :chuckle
 

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