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Old 03-27-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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how to add more power w/o major cost

im devin and i was wodering what things i could do to my camaro ss to get a little more hp and torq i am open to any suggestions thankyou
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:06 PM   #3
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Depends on your meaning of major cost. The cheapest way to add power to a stock SS is going to be Long tube headers, exhaust, cai & tune but, your warranty will most likely be shot with the tune.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:37 PM   #4
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:42 PM   #5
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There is an old saying: "Speed costs money, how fast you wanna go?"
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Old 03-27-2012, 05:50 PM   #6
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Muffler delete will make you think you added 30hp.
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:18 PM   #7
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I'm pretty sure some cool stickers on your car will add 50-100 horsepower!
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:23 PM   #8
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There is an old saying: "Speed costs money, how fast you wanna go?"
my friends went 120 in a g6. that saying should say. power cost money, not speed. speed cost balls
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:27 PM   #9
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Forget the party noise makers mods. They're not cheap and do little if anything for actual performance gains. First to do.......Ported and polished throttle body..................next a CAI.
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:53 PM   #10
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I would say a cold air intake is almost a given. Relatively inexpensive, and reasonable gains. If you want major HP, you're gonna have to spend some $$. Do you have auto? If so, a tune is a must. Warranty will be gone, but fun factor goes way up.
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:39 PM   #11
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No mods are cheap. You gotta pay to play.
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Forget the party noise makers mods. They're not cheap and do little if anything for actual performance gains. First to do.......Ported and polished throttle body..................next a CAI.
The only thing the TB is going to do is add what 1~2HP and clean up a little lag when you hit the throttle. This is the least beneficial performance mod you can add of most any listed here. Yes i have one.

You want real gains without cracking into it. Then LT's and a tune. These 2 items alone will add solid power and torque.

Unless a half second lag is terribly bothersome this mod would be last on my list of performance mods right out of the gate.
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I'm pretty sure some cool stickers on your car will add 50-100 horsepower!
Add stripes and that's a 50 hp boost. Just ask any Mustang owner.
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