How to Increase the Performance of Your German Sports Car Without Breaking the Bank
If you own a German sports car, then chances are you want your vehicle to perform at its best - and maybe even a little better than stock! However, many people think that making performance upgrades can be expensive. Fortunately, there are several ways to boost the performance of your German sports car without breaking the bank.
One way to increase the power of your engine is to upgrade your software! Albeit not the least expensive it is undoubtedly the biggest power increase across the board. Depending on the model, you can expect to see gains of up to 20%. Costs will vary based on the software, but if you catch it on sale - it can be as low as $600 for stage one.
Another cost-effective way to increase your engine performance is by upgrading your air filter. This will help allow more air into the engine, thus producing more power. Some will say there is no benefit to something as simple as a BMC drop-in filter, but we disagree! They are very inexpensive and will outflow the stock paper filter.
If you're looking for a more substantial upgrade, then consider upgrading your exhaust system. A larger diameter exhaust with less back pressure will help the engine breathe easier, thus producing more power and most importantly a very rich sound.
Lastly, with your new found power, you will need to make sure you're putting it down the ground - right? We have been very thrilled with the inexpensive 034 Motorsport Drivetrain Insert Packages. These inexpensive billet pieces fill the void in the factory mounts - and stiffen things up a bit. Ultimately reducing the drivetrain 'slop' allows your car to put more power to the ground.
Also, don't forget about the important service items! Fresh spark plugs, oil, and filters will give your car not only a performance increase but reduce wear and tear on engine components.
As you can see, there are many ways to increase the power of your German sports car without breaking the bank. With careful planning and a few upgrades here and there, you can have your German Sports Car feeling like a new animal.
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