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Old 06-24-2008, 02:26 AM
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Easy bolt on performance upgrades?

hey all,

I am looking to increase my cars performance. without replaceing the ecu and haveing to tuneing it. So i was checking ebay and came across these three items, i was woundering what people have to say about them. if anyone is useing them, if they can damage your car, if they work, ect........


http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/20HP-...m250260375181&

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Honda...m330245085827&

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/R-JDM...m320266877710&

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stay away from ALL of those
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I wouldn't reccomend any of this.
Ebay is a bad place for car mods (generally speaking)
First of all
Superchargers are not bolt ons there is alot more you should be doing and don't buy a 30$ one that runs off your battery. Supercahrgers are belt driven. You get what you pay for man, and I wouldn't pay for any of this sh*t

Second I have never used those 20+hp chips but im pretty sure their bull**** if it was that easy to get 20hp im pretty sure alot more people would be talking about them here on this forum.

Third is if you love your car as much as the people on this forum do it's well worth it to buy brands you trust, for your sake and your cars sake.

Basically don't waste your money on any of the above things. I probably made some mistakes but im sure people will back me on the fact that you don't want any of this!
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They are all snake oils. The electric turbo thing would work if the car was at a set rpm but i bet at high rpm it but more drag. Their are no real bolt on power mods other then NOS. H/I/E will give u a few but not to much just from for sound and looks. Nos can be run on a healthy engine but you run a rick ever time u use it.
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They are all snake oils. The electric turbo thing would work if the car was at a set rpm but i bet at high rpm it but more drag. Their are no real bolt on power mods other then NOS. H/I/E will give u a few but not to much just from for sound and looks. Nos can be run on a healthy engine but you run a rick ever time u use it.
haha yah my "freind" is putting one of those superchargers (battery ones) on his chevy malibu lol!! He thinks he can pull 300hp from it <---Fail
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Before you get flamed for even posting something so stupid, I'm going to tell you that on an OBD2 car (96+), any mods are useless without tuning because the ECU resets itself to factory settings. Those parts you posted are absolute garbage in the first place. Spend that money on maintenance. All those parts will do is get you laughed at and fu*k your car up.

That speed chip is just a resistor that you an make for less than 5 cents, and it does nothing. More fuel does not equal more power.
Wanna supercharge? Jackson Racing is the place to go.
The idiot selling the stabilizer crap's feedback is terrible and I would look outside if he said the sun was shining. A bunch of wires won't do a thing for you but clutter the engine bay. What's unstable about the ECU? It's bolted down under the passenger floor board. I promise, it's not going anywhere.

If performance was that easy, everybody would be doing it.
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