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If you want to increase the horsepower of your vehicle then there are a lot of factors you have to consider. What most people don't understand is if you are working with a purely stock vehicle then there are a ton of things they can do to increase horsepower. A vehicle straight from the factory comes with a lot of restrictions for a variety of reasons. If you do your research then you can find out ways to modify your vehicle for a little amount of money or a lot of money.

How much money and time are you willing to invest? When it comes to modifying a vehicle to increase its horsepower you have to sit down and figure out how much can you afford. When shopping around on the Internet you will see ads that are very deceiving. If it is to good to be true then it is. You will have to slap your own hand before you fall for one of the gimicks you'll run into. No matter what you do it's going to cost some money. The least amount of money will generate the littlest increase of horsepower. If you are a DIY person then you can get more bang for the buck because labor is a big cost when someone else is doing it for you.

Getting more air into the motor has to be the easiest and cheapest ways to increase horsepower for a minimal amount of money. You don't have to be a rocket scientist to install a cold air intake and on top of that it will probably only cost you a few hundred dollars. There are a ton of aftermarket companies making cold air intakes so shop around and find the best deal.

Putting a new exhaust system on your vehicle will not only make it sound better but it will also perform better. You have to be a little more tech savy to install one yourself but it's not impossible. If you are not comfortable installing it yourself then more than likely your local muffler shop will do it for a small fee. The great thing about exhaust systems is they can be done in stages.

Superchargers and turbochargers will get you a huge increase in horsepower but will hit your wallet like a heavy weight fighter. If you have the money and want a huge jump in horsepower really quick then this is the route to go.

When you are thinking about increasing your horsepower you have to be smart about it. Do your research and don't spend so much money you can't afford to pay your mortgage. There are websites out there that can help teach you how to generate more horsepower.


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