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Ifandi L.

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

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

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

Do Mufflers Increase Horsepower: An Expert Weighs In

Aftermarket mufflers / muffler delete do not increase horsepower by much. Muffler is too far back in the exhaust system and the reduction in backpressure is insignificant. You can only gain minor horsepower if your stock muffler is extremely restrictive. I personally tried using a muffler on my 2006 Honda…
Ifandi L.
September 1, 2021

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