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Ifandi L.

Exhaust

Header Wrap 101: Horsepower, Sound, Damages, & Rusting

Header wrap is the material used to wrap the header pipes that helps to retain heat inside the pipes. It also serves as heat resistant and helps to minimize the under-hood temperature of the vehicle. These are mostly useful in race cars but can be used in common vehicles for…
Ifandi L.
February 9, 2022
Exhaust

5 Best Exhaust For Horsepower Compared (+ Cost & Sound)

Seeing multiple aftermarket exhausts in action made me curious about which aftermarket exhaust is best for enhancing a car's horsepower and how different aftermarket exhausts perform in comparison to one another. So, let’s dig in. In no particular order I will specify the various aftermarket exhaust systems that are known…
Ifandi L.
February 6, 2022
Exhaust

Catback Exhausts 101: Horsepower, Sound, Tuning & Legal

The Catback exhaust is a great way to improve your car's horsepower and sound -  while still being legal in many US states (provided that it's within sound limits). Personally, I have tested the cat-back exhaust on a 2004 Toyota Tundra, and I must say I noticed a massive difference…
Ifandi L.
February 5, 2022
ECU Tuning

Is Tuning Worth It: Costs, Risks & Power (Detailed Guide)

Tuning a car is definitely worth it because of the clear benefits like improved horsepower, more aggressive ride or even fuel efficiency if you prefer. Tuning is highly recommended if you have installed any aftermarket mod. Tuning is not risky if you get it done by a reputable tuner and…
Ifandi L.
January 4, 2022
IntercoolerTurbocharger

Intercooler On Superchargers: Is It Really Required?

Intercoolers are required for superchargers to ensure peak performance and longevity of your engine. The compressed air coming from the supercharger is too hot for combustion - it has to be cooled by intercoolers first. I, myself, have installed superchargers. With time, I have realized that intercoolers are truly necessary. …
Ifandi L.
December 2, 2021
Intercooler

Painting Intercooler Black: More Effective? (Full Guide)

Painting the intercooler black actually reduces its effectiveness. The air won't be as cold. Because of the black paint, more heat is retained in the compressed air (when it goes through the intercooler, extra heat is retained). I have personally tried painting my car’s intercooler black and observed a reduction…
Ifandi L.
December 2, 2021

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