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Question by isaac trinidad
Submitted on 5/8/2004
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i want to increase horsepower in my 1990 volkswagon jetta without spending money

Answer by dgfn
Submitted on 8/2/2004
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clean the engine, make sure all belts are on as tight as they can be, also more air = more power so clean air filter if possible, or home make a air scoop to add to the bottom of the car


Answer by GetMoreMPG
Submitted on 9/19/2004
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There are several options for INCREASING HORSEPOWER, however most will put a giant sized crimp in your wallet; just ask any INDY and NASCAR team owner.

One popular option on the market is "the chip." Unfortuanately, the computer chip has several monumental draw backs:

1) The chip will set you back $400-500 for a mere couple percentage points increase in horsepower.
2) It will immediately VOID your warranty, so adding the chip to a new car can end up costing a lot more than the purchase price.
3) Finally, there's only a minimal increase in horsepower.

Now here's an option that gives you a very hefty bang for the buck and double digit increase on RPM without breaking your bank on a mechanic. Infact, in the long run you will actually save money by additionally increasing your miles per gallon.

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Answer by jonah
Submitted on 1/14/2005
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You need to spend money otherwise you are SOL.


Answer by Bud
Submitted on 4/14/2005
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About the only way to do it without spending any money is pushing the gas pedal a little more toward the floor....but that actually costs more gas- so even that is not free.

An IAT sensor mod is probably the least expensive thing you can do.  I have read about it and it seems some cars benefit more than others.  If you want some info try http://www.hurricane-horsepower.com or one of the similar sites selling these things.


Answer by jetta master
Submitted on 4/20/2005
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buy a ferrari


Answer by gerald
Submitted on 12/20/2006
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well there is not much you can do, but to optimize your existing horsepower all you need to do is get a higher grade gas and do a full oil change. also if u have time a weight reduction could help


Answer by dodo
Submitted on 2/13/2007
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can't do it w/o spending ANY money, if you want more hp you need to sacrifice some money


Answer by import_tuner_16
Submitted on 4/10/2007
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its hard without spending money. but u can do small things like air filter change, change your plugs and plug wires, small things like that always help. but if you want to get a big boost in horsepower, you will need to spend some money.


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