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Horsepower Mods for the Do-it Yourself Car Tuner!

Welcome to Horsepower!

Our goal is to help do-it yourself car tuners get the most horsepower for thier dollar when modifying thier vehicles. Our modification program contains easy to follow instruction manuals that will help guide you through the installation of several high horsepower and performance modifications. The mods are laid out in an easy to understand format with step-by-step pictures to help make the installations as effortless as possible.

The average vehicle can expect anywhere from 20-100+ horsepower gains from our simple modifications. A large majority of the mods can be completed without the purchase of additional materials, while a slight few will require budget priced parts and supplies. Save thousands from overpriced customization shops Increase your cars horsepower significantly Increase your cars top speed and accelleration dramatically

Mods compatible with virtually all vehicle makes/models Simple easy to follow instructions with full pictures of installs Instructions laid out in ready to print format for easy follow Modification Guide Contents Screenshots

Stage 1 – Intake/Exhaust Modifications

– Custom Home Made “Jet Stream” Cold Air Intake Install
– Port and Polish Instructions
– 24,000 rpm 2psi Jet Stream Electric Supercharger Install
– High Flow Headers Installation
– High Flow Cat-back Exhaust Installation

Stage 2 – Electronic/Engine Modifications

– Custom “ECU” Performance Chip Modification
– Governor Removal Modification (some vehicles)
– Raised RPM limit Conversion (some vehicles)
– Do-it Yourself Custom Polished Valve Covers
– Race Tune Up Instructions

Stage 3 – Weight Removal/Exterior Enhancements

– Professional Weight Removal Instructions (Remove hundreds of pounds)
– Lightweight Replacements Guide (Lightweight Hoods, Wheels, etc.)
– Custom Vented Brake Ducts
– Custom Painted Brake Calipers
– Sport Antenna Install

Stage 4 – Suspension/Handling Modifications

– Custom Home Made Front Tie Bar Install
– Custom Home Made Rear Anti Sway Bar Install
– Aftermarket Steering Wheel Install
– Short Shifter Installation
– Lowering Performance Springs Install

Stage 5 – Advanced Modifications

– Custom Turbo Installation

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Horsepower Mods – Increase Horsepower with our Car Performance Manual

Horsepower is similar to money in many ways in that a car owner can never have too much at his or her disposal. However, if it is not used wisely, it can lead to a lot of trouble. For do-it yourself vehicle modifiers wishing to get the most horsepower from their money, extra muscle will always be a welcome addition to any car engine. Below are ways of boosting horsepower that fits all output levels and budgets. All the car owner has to do is make sure all engine modifications made are street legal and that the car has adequate insurance, including car trade insurance.

Cold Air Intake

Systems of aftermarket air intake are among the least expensive and most commonly used ways of increasing horsepower. They consist of simple bolt on kits made up of a conical air filter that is fixed to a metal inlet pipe. Once installed, this inlet pipe begins from the engine’s top and goes all the way to the outside of the engine bay. The conical air filter is connected to the pipe’s lower end and can now take in the air below the engine that is cooler compared to that being inlet by the stock air box. The system set up is known as cold air intake since cool air has more oxygen molecules than warm air, thus has more powerful combustion if mixed with fuel. The gain in horsepower varies, depending on the engine it is connected to and the intake brand. Typical gains range between 5 and 20 horsepower.

Supercooler Aftercharger

Superchargers and super coolers are forced induction systems capable of boosting engine potency significantly. The two systems work under a similar principle where air is compressed and fed into the engine. In a turbocharger, a turbine is spun by the hot air from the exhaust manifold that in turn runs the air compressor. On the other hand, in a supercharger the compressor is driven by a belt connecting to the engine directly. Air is made more oxygen-dense by compressing it, making it possible for the engine to increase fuel in pistons, thus increasing output.

Aftermarket Exhaust

Systems of stock exhaust restrict engine exhaust flow, robbing the car of both fuel economy and output. Performance exhaust pipes give a flow rate that is optimum, which is not the case with factory pipes, since they have a much larger diameter and no bends and kinks. Therefore, this problem is addressed by aftermarket exhausts through allowing exhaust fumes to flow in a freer manner. This reduces the back pressure generated, providing the power carved by car owners.

Nitrous Oxide System

Basically, a nitrous oxide kit is made up of a source of compressed liquid nitrous oxide connected to an intake manifold. All the driver has to whenever he needs a nitrous boost is to flip a switch or press a button to direct the liquid into the engine. When injection of nitrous oxide to the intake manifold is done, it breaks down at high temperatures to yield more oxygen than that contained in the atmospheric air. The oxygen in denser concentrations enables the engine it burn more air and fuel, increasing the output.