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Old 05-09-2016, 09:45 AM   #1
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What are some simple/cheap mods that I can get done to improve my car performance without hurting gas mileage?

I upgraded my tires from the stock, and got a k&n air filter. I was thinking of getting a lightweight pulley next but would like to know what other options there are.
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Old 05-09-2016, 09:48 AM   #2
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Old 05-09-2016, 10:08 AM   #3
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Bracing ie a strut brace for example. Lighter components like an aluminum drive shaft. Lighter wheels (there are inexpensive sets out there like RPF1's). Lowering springs. Cat back exhaust.

Work out a budget, what you want to achieve / change, hunt down the best price for what you want and be prepared to fit it yourself. Consider second hand as another avenue to trim cost.

At the end of the day you still have to pay to play, but if you're screwed with spending, willing to do the research and have patience you can still end up with some pretty solid way's to improve your car. If budget is tight I'd resist anything bling related and just focus on proven performance mods.
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The most bang for the buck mang would be to start out with a short throw dipstick.
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You'll thank me later.

lol, my car has stopped making those noises on its own. but thanks.
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The most bang for the buck mang would be to start out with a short throw dipstick.
Yea I got the flossy knob. The difference in shifting feel is amazing.
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(So tempting... must resist)
Drive the car for while before doing change
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Drive the car for while before doing change
He has been driving the car longer than most of us.
Also not his first kick at the "What mods?" can.


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He has been driving the car longer than most of us.
Also not his first kick at the "What mods?" can.


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Pulleys are largely useless, catback makes little to no power, and the only real "free" mod on the car is drop-in filter.

I vote for driver mods. If you want something for looks or handling that is all subjective and largely budget influenced.

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What are some simple/cheap mods that I can get done to improve my car performance without hurting gas mileage?

I upgraded my tires from the stock, and got a k&n air filter. I was thinking of getting a lightweight pulley next but would like to know what other options there are.
You're all done .........

Just drive and enjoy the car........


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