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Engine Tuning - Hell's Kitchen

Mixing Up The Perfect Recipe For Horsepower

Rikdaddy
Jul 23, 2007
Photographer: Carter Jung
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When we pop the hoods of our cars, we only have one thing in mind-more power. No matter how slow you might think your engine is, it's always capable of pumping out some serious ponies. For us enthusiasts, horsepower is an addiction more powerful than crack. One upgrade will keep you good for a little while, but at some point you're going to need more (and more). Intakes and exhaust only feel fast for so long. You'll need to dip into the top end and get some cams, maybe slap on a big turbo and port and polish your head. But you gotta do it the right way or you might end up wasting your hard-earned money-like buying bunk crack-and we don't want that. We hit up some of the top manufacturers and tuners to see what recipes they'd put together to make gains of 25, 50, 75 and 100 percent over your stock motor. If that's not enough, there are dudes like the Turbo Twins who tend to go a bit overboard. Still not fast enough for you? Then go buy a jet, homie.

Honda/Acura Recipe For Power

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Engine K20
Stock Horsepower 200hp


Chef
Skunk2 Racing
951.808.9888
www.skunk2.com

+25 percent (250hp)
Mix In
* ECU (Skunk2, Hondata) * Header (Skunk2) * Mega Power exhaust (Skunk2) * Stage 1 camshafts (Skunk2)

+50 percent (300hp)
Preserve ECU, header, exhaust
Mix In
* Stage 2 camshafts (Skunk2) * Intake tube * Higher compression * Cam gear (Skunk2 * Intake manifold (Skunk2) * Fuel rail (Skunk2)

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+75 percent (350hp)
Preserve ECU, header, exhaust, intake tube, higher compression, cam gear, intake manifold, fuel rail
Mix In
* Stage 3 camshafts (Skunk2) * Ported and polished head (Skunk2)* Valvesprings and retainers (Skunk2) * Valves (Skunk2) * Stroker kit (Skunk2)

+100 percent (400hp)
Preserve ECU, header, exhaust, intake, higher compression, cam gear, intake manifold, fuel rail, camshafts, ported and polished head, valvesprings and retainers, valves, stroker kit
Mix In
* Dry sump * Maximum compression*Another option is a bolt-on or custom turbo kit.

Chef
Hasport
602.470.0065
www.hasport.com

+25 percent (250hp)
Mix In
* Header (DC Sports) * Air intake (AEM) * Exhaust (DC Sports) * Stage 1 camshafts (Skunk2, IPS) * ECU upgrade (Hondata K-Pro)

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+50 percent (300hp)
Preserve air intake, ECU
Mix In
* Header (Hytech)* Custom exhaust * Stage 3 camshafts (Skunk2, IPS)* Valvesprings (Skunk2, Eibach) * Valve spring retainers (Skunk2) * Higher compression pistons (JE, Arias) * Ported and polished head (Head Games) * Throttle body (BDL, Skunk2) * 650cc injectors (RC Engineering)

+75 percent (350hp)
Preserve intake, ECU, valvesprings, retainers, ported and polished head, injectors, exhaust
Mix in
* Supercharger (Jackson Racing) * High boost pulley (Jackson Racing) * Supercharged camshafts (Jackson Racing) * Higher compression pistons (JE, Arias) * Connecting rods * 4-1 header (Hytech) or * GT28RS through GT30 turbo * Turbo manifold cast log-style * 3-bar MAP sensor

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+100 percent (400hp)
Preserve intake, ECU, valvesprings, retainers, ported and polished head, exhaust, MAP sensor
Mix in
* GT30 or larger turbo kit * 750cc injectors (RC Engineering) * 255lph high-flow fuel pump * Turbo cams * Forged pistons * Forged or billet connecting rods * Sleeved block * Boost controller


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Engine B18C
Stock Horsepower 170hp


Chef
Raceline Development
626.292.7030
www.racelinedevelopment.com

+25 percent (212hp)
Mix In
* Header (DC Sports, GReddy, Toda) * Straight-through exhaust (HKS, GReddy, A'PEXi, Tanabe)* Air intake (AEM, Fujita Air) * Mild camshafts (Skunk2, Buddy Club, Toda) *don't forget the cam sprockets* Some type of chipped ECU or fuel controller * Stock injectors are sufficient at this power level

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+50 percent (255hp)
Preserve header, exhaust, intake
Mix In
* More aggressive cams (Toda, Skunk2) * Valvesprings and retainers (Buddy Club, Toda Racing, Skunk2, Supertech) * Intake manifold and larger throttle body (Edelbrock, Skunk2) * 11.0:1 and 12.0:1 high-compression pistons (Japanese spec Integra Type R, Arias, CP, JE) * 310cc or 370cc injectors (RC Engineering) * Adjustable fuel pressure regulator (B&M, AEM) * Engine management will keep your engine safe and allow you to raise the rev limit (AEM, A'PEXi, Hondata)

+75 percent (297hp)
Preserve valvetrain, fuel pressure regulator, engine management
Mix In
* Race spec cams (Toda, Skunk2) * Custom racing header * Velocity stack, individual throttle bodies, or custom intake manifold* Ported and polished head* 13.0:1 and 14.0:1 high compression pistons * 440cc injectors * 190lph or 255lbh high-flow fuel pump * Stand alone engine management (MoTeC, Autronic, Pectel, HKS) *Another option is a bolt-on turbo kit (GReddy, Edelbrock)

+100 percent (340hp)
Preserve valvetrain, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, engine management
Mix In
* Exhaust manifold (Full Race, Drag, Inline Pro, Rev Hard) * Turbo-the smallest being a T3/TO4E 50trim * GReddy Type 24 intercooler or similar size* 70mm custom exhaust system * 550cc injectors
Note: Raceline states this is the limit of a street car, so if you want more power than this you might be spending more money than you'd like.

Chef
Blox Racing
510.440.1605
www.bloxracing.com

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+25 percent (212hp)
Mix In
* Stage 1 racing camshafts (BLOX Racing) * Racing adjustable cam gears (BLOX Racing) * Racing dual Valvesprings and titanium retainers (BLOX Racing) * Racing performance intake manifold (BLOX Racing) * 4-2-1 header * 2.5-inch after-cat exhaust * 3-inch air intake * ECU tuning (Crome Pro)

+50 percent (255hp)
Preserve cam gears, valvesprings and retainers, intake manifold, header, exhaust, intake, ECU
Mix In
* Stage 2 racing or HSL camshafts (BLOX Racing) * Valves (BLOX Racing) * Port-matched intake manifold (BLOX Racing) * 68mm racing throttle body (BLOX Racing) * Racing fuel pressure regulator (BLOX Racing) * Racing gauge adapter kit (BLOX Racing) * Billet engine guard (BLOX Racing) * Ported and polished head * Integra Type R pistons * 310cc injectors

+75 percent (297hp)
Preserve cam gears, valvesprings and retainers, intake manifold, exhaust, intake, ECU, valves, port-matched intake manifold, fuel pressure regulator, gauge adapter kit, engine guard
Mix in
* Stage 3 racing or HSL camshafts (BLOX Racing) * 70mm racing throttle body (BLOX Racing) *Machine-ported intake manifold runners (BLOX Racing) * Competition ported and polished head * 11.5:1 to 12.5:1 high-compression pistons * 440cc injectors * Sleeved engine block bored to 84mm * Open header exhaust

+100 percent (340hp)
Preserve cam gears, valvesprings and retainers, intake manifold, exhaust, ntake, ECU, valves, port-matched intake manifold, fuel pressure regulator, gauge adapter kit, engine guard, ported and polished head, larger injectors
Mix in
* Stage 1 racing camshafts (BLOX Racing) * 68mm racing throttle body (BLOX Racing) * Bolt-on or custom turbo kit with intercooler (BLOX Racing) * Boost controller

Infiniti/Nissan Recipe For Power

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Engine SR2ODET
Stock Horsepower 205hp


Chef
G-Dimension
626.839.3777
www.g-dimension.com

+25 percent (256hp)
Mix In
* Air intake (Top Fuel)* 3-inch exhaust piping (Circuit Sports, Design Motorsports Engineering)* Downpipe (Circuit Sports, Design Motorsports Engineering) * Turbo elbow (GReddy, Tomei, Megan Racing) * 8 psi adjustable actuator wastegate (HKS)* Adjustable fuel pressure regulator (Nismo, Sard, HKS)* Boost controller

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+50 percent (307hp)
Preserve filter, exhaust, downpipe, turbo elbow, actuator wastegate, fuel pressure regulator
Mix In
* Type M intercooler (GReddy) * Fuel pump (Tomei, Nissan Z32, Walbro) * Electronic boost controller (HKS, GReddy) * Power FC, F-CON V Pro, EMS engine management e-Manage (GReddy, AEM, HKS, A'PEXi) * 550cc injectors * 264-degree duration camshafts (Tomei, Brian Crower, Toda, HKS) * Turbo upgrade S15 factory (Nissan) * Pivot bolt (Nismo)

+75 percent (358hp)
Preserve filter, exhaust, downpipe, turbo elbow, actuator wastegate, fuel pressure regulator, intercooler, fuel pump, boost controller, engine management, camshafts, pivot bolt
Mix In
* 740cc injectors * 1.2mm head gasket (A'PEXi, HKS, GReddy) * Valvesprings and retainers (Tomei, Brian Crower, Toda, HKS) * Rocker arm stoppers (Circuit Sports) * Exhaust manifold (Tomei, Design Motorsports Engineering) * Oil Pan (GReddy, Tomei) * GT2835 turbo upgrade(HKS) * Upgraded belts (Power Enterprise) * 70mm throttle body (Tomei) * Clutch twin-plate (Exedy) * MAF sensor Z32 (Nissan)

+100 percent (410hp)
Preserve filter, exhaust, downpipe, turbo elbow, fuel pressure regulator, intercooler, fuel pump, boost controller, engine management, camshafts, pivot bolt, head gasket, MAF sensor, belts, valvesprings and retainers, throttle body, oil pan
Mix In
* Racing camshafts * 850cc injectors * External wastegate (HKS, TiaL) *Intake manifold (GReddy) * Clutch slave cylinder (Nismo) * 272-degree duration camshafts (HKS, Tomei) * Solid lifters (HKS, Tomei) * Stroker kit (HKS, Tomei) * GT2871 or larger turbo upgrade (HKS) * Custom exhaust manifold (G-Dimension) * Clutch triple-plate (Exedy, OS Giken)

Chef
Kure International
626.839.3511
www.kure-international.com

+25 percent (256hp)
Mix In
* Camshafts (Poncam) * 256-degree duration intake and exhaust with 11.5mm lift (Tomei) * Reytec upgraded ECU (Tomei) * Boost controller

+50 percent (307hp)
Preserve cams, boost controller, ECU
Mix In
* 555cc injectors (Tomei) * High-flow fuel pump (Tomei) * Z32 MAFS * Upgraded turbo

+75 percent (358hp)
Preserve cams, boost controller, injectors, MAFS, fuel pump, ECU
Mix In
* ARMS B7652 turbo upgrade (Tomei) * 1.2mm metal head gasket (Tomei) * Rocker arm stoppers (Tomei) * Expreme turbo manifold (Tomei) * Expreme turbo elbow (Tomei)

+100 percent (410hp)
Preserve cams, boost controller, injectors, MAFS, fuel pump, turbo upgrade, rocker arm stoppers, turbo manifold, elbow, head gasket, ECU
Mix In
* 740cc injectors (Tomei) * Higher boost levels

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Engine VQ35DE
Stock Horsepower 270hp


Chef
Greddy
949.588.8300
www.greddy.com

+25 percent (337hp)
Mix In
* EVO2 after-cat exhaust (GReddy) * Airinx intake (GReddy) * EASY camshafts (GReddy) * V-Manage electronic valve timing controller (GReddy)*Another option is a bolt-on twin-turbo TD05H-18G kit with e-Manage Ultimate and injectors (GReddy).

+50 percent (405hp)
Mix In
* EVOTT exhaust (GReddy) * Twin-turbo TD05H-18G kit (GReddy) * Type-23 intercooler (GReddy) * Upgraded fuel pump (GReddy) * PRofec boost controller (GReddy) * Retune e-Manage Ultimate (GReddy)

+75 percent (472hp)
Preserve exhaust, turbo kit, intercooler, fuel pump, e-Manage Ultimate, boost controller
Mix In
* V-Manage electronic valve timing controller (GReddy) * Thicker metal head gasket (GReddy) * Forged pistons * Forged connecting rods

+100 percent (540hp)
Preserve exhaust, turbo kit, intercooler, fuel pump, e-Manage Ultimate, boost controller, valve timing controller, head gasket, forged pistons, forged connecting rods
Mix In
* Easy camshafts (GReddy)

Chef
Tuning Concepts
512.791.4012
www.tuningconcepts.com

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+25 percent (337hp)
Mix In
* F-CON V Pro engine management tuning (HKS, Tuning Concepts) * Naturally aspirated mild camshafts * Hi-Power exhaust (HKS) * Suction Power intake (HKS) * Intake spacer

+50 percent (405hp)
Preserve engine management and tuning, exhaust, intake, intake spacer
Mix In
* Naturally aspirated high lift camshafts * Ported and polished head (Tuning Concepts) * Valve guides (Tuning Concepts) * Valvesprings (Tuning Concepts) * 11.5:1 forged pistons (HKS) * Connecting rods (HKS) * Fuel system (Boost Logic)

+75 percent (472hp)
Preserve engine management and tuning, exhaust, intake spacer, ported and polished head, valve guides, valvesprings, fuel system
Mix In
* Turbo camshafts * Ignition upgrade (HKS) * Turbo kit (Boost Logic)

+100 percent (540hp)
Preserve engine management and tuning, intake spacer, ported and polished head, valve guides, valvesprings, fuel system, turbo camshafts, ignition, turbo kit
Mix In
* Custom exhaust (Boost Logic) * 9.0:1 forged pistons (HKS, Brian Crower) * Connecting rods or stroker kit (HKS, Brian Crower)

Mazda Recipe For Power

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Engine 13B-REW
Stock Horsepower 255hp


Chef
Speed Machine Performance
760.727.8700
www.speedmachineperformance.com

+25 percent (318hp)
Mix In
* High flow fuel pump (Walbro, GT-R) * After-cat exhaust (Racing Beat, HKS, GReddy, JIC) * Air filter (K&N, A'PEXi, Racing Beat)

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+50 percent (382hp)
Preserve fuel pump, exhaust, filter
Mix In
* Power FC or E6X ECU upgrade with harness (A'PEXi, Haltec, Speed Machine) * Boost controller (A'PEXi, Haltec) * Downpipe (HKS) * Mid-pipe (Racing Beat, HKS, GReddy, JIC)

+75 percent (446hp)
Preserve exhaust, filter, ECU, boost controller, downpipe, mid-pipe
Mix In
* 255lph fuel pump (Walbro) * 1,200cc-1,600cc secondary injectors * Fuel rail (Speed Machine) * Rising rate fuel pressure regulator (SARD, Aeromotive) * Upgraded twin-turbo or single GT35R turbo * Tubular exhaust manifold (Speed Machine) * 38mm wastegate (Turbosmart) * Front-mount intercooler (HKS)* Full exhaust (HKS)

+100 percent (510hp)
Preserve exhaust, filter, ECU, boost controller, downpipe, mid-pipe, fuel pump, secondary injectors, fuel rail, fuel pressure regulator, twin-turbo or single-turbo, manifold, intercooler
Mix In
* 1,000cc primary injectors * Surge tank (HKS) * 48mm wastegate (Turbosmart) * V-mount intercooler and radiator (Speed Machine)

Chef
NepTune Speed
714.842.8548
www.neptunespeed.com

+25 percent (319hp)
Mix In
* Power FC ECU upgrade (A'PEXi) * Air intake (Pettit Racing, A'PEXi, HKS) * Downpipe (HKS, A'PEXi) * Exhaust (GReddy, HKS, AutoEXE) * Stock-mount intercooler upgrade (GReddy, Pettit Racing, ARC)

+50 percent (382hp)
Preserve ECU, intake, downpipe, exhaust
Mix In
* 720cc primary injectors (RC Engineering, HKS) * 1,000cc secondary injectors (RC Engineering, HKS) * High flow fuel pump * Street port * '99-spec Turbo upgrade * Front-mount intercooler (GReddy, A'PEXi, HKS, ARC)

+75 percent (446hp)
Preserve ECU upgrade, intake, downpipe, exhaust, primary injectors, secondary injectors, fuel pump, intercooler
Mix In
* Wild race port * Single-turbo upgrade (A'PEXi, HKS, Garrett) * Upgraded dual oil-coolers (Earl's, HKS)

+100 percent (502hp)
Preserve ECU, intake, downpipe, exhaust, primary injectors, secondary injectors, fuel pump, intercooler, oil-coolers
Mix In
* Giant turbo upgrade (A'PEXi, HKS, Garrett) * Bridgeport * 6mm apex seals * Cryo-treated housing * Dry sump

Mitsubushi Recipe For Power

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Engine 4G63
Stock Horsepower 276hp

Chef
HKS USA
602.470.0065
www.hasport.com

+25 percent (345hp)
Mix In
* Hi-Power exhaust (HKS) * Super Mega Flow Reloaded intake kit (HKS) * Downpipe (HKS) * EVC electronic boost controller (HKS) * Blow-off valve (HKS)

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+50 percent (414hp)
Preserve exhaust, intake kit, downpipe, boost controller
Mix In
* GT2838 ball-bearing turbo kit (HKS) * Larger injectors (HKS) * F-CON iS engine management (HKS) * Twin Power ignition (HKS) * Super Fire spark plugs (HKS) * Fuel rail (HKS) * Fuel pump (HKS)

+75 percent (483hp)
Preserve exhaust, intake, downpipe, boost controller, turbo, injectors
Mix In
* Larger camshafts * Cam gears (HKS) * F-CON V Pro engine management (HKS) * Stroker kit (HKS) * GD Max twin-plate clutch (HKS)

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+100 percent (552hp)
Preserve exhaust, intake, downpipe, boost controller, injectors
Mix In
* GT3037S ball-bearing turbo kit (HKS) * Type-R intercooler (HKS)

Chef
Evasive Motorsports
909.468.5552
www.evasivemotorsports.com

+25 percent (345hp)
Mix In
* Air intake (ARC)* Downpipe (ARC)* Exhaust (ARC)* Blow-off valve (HKS)* Boost controller (HKS)

+50 percent (414hp)
Preserve intake, downpipe, exhaust, blow-off valve, boost controller
Mix In
* Test pipe * ECU re-flash (SP Engineering)* 255lph high-flow fuel pump (Walbro) * Fuel pressure regulator (SARD)

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+75 percent (483hp)
Preserve intake, downpipe, exhaust, blow-off valve, boost controller, test pipe, ECU, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator
Mix In
* 750cc injectors * GT3037 ball-bearing turbo kit (HKS)* 272-degree duration camshafts intake and exhaust (HKS) * Front-mount intercooler (Blitz) * Head gasket (HKS, GReddy)* Head studs (ARP) * Spark plugs (NGK) * Twin Power ignition upgrade (HKS)

+100 percent (552hp)
Preserve intake, downpipe, exhaust, blow-off valve, boost controller, test pipe, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, head studs, head gasket, spark plugs, ignition
Mix In
* 850cc injectors * F-CON V Pro engine management (HKS) * GT3240 ball-bearing turbo kit (HKS) * 280-degree duration camshafts intake and exhaust (HKS) * Type-R intercooler (HKS) * Kansai intake manifold (HKS) * 80mm throttle body

Subaru Recipe For Power

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Engine EJ20
Stock Horsepower 224hp

Chef
Crawford Performance
760.631.2927
www.crawfordperformance.com

+25 percent (280hp)
Mix In
* Cat-less downpipe (Bosal)* Air/oil separator (Crawford Performance)* 3-inch cat-less up-pipe (Crawford Performance)* 3-inch after-cat exhaust (Crawford Performance)* Front-mount intercooler (Crawford Performance)* Cold-air intake (Crawford Performance)* ECU tuning on 91-octane gas (I-Speed USA)

+50 percent (336hp)
Preserve downpipe, air/oil separator, up-pipe, exhaust, intercooler, intake, ECU
Mix In
* 255lbh high-flow fuel pump (Walbro)* VF34 turbo upgrade (IHI) * Inlet hose (Samco)

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+75 percent (392hp)
Preserve air/oil separator, cup-pipe, exhaust, intercooler, intake, ECU, fuel pump, inlet hose
Mix In
* Aluminum radiator (Koyo)* 2.5L short block with fully forged internals (Crawford Performance) * 630cc injectors (Crawford Performance) * CP32 turbo kit with downpipe (Crawford Performance) * Street Max clutch (Crawford Performance)

+100 percent (448hp)
Preserve air/oil separator, up-pipe, exhaust, intercooler, intake, ECU, fuel pump, inlet hose, radiator, injectors, short block, turbo, clutch
Mix In
* Stage 2 heads and cams (Crawford Performance)

Chef
XS Engineering
714.554.7474
www.xs-engineering.com

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+25 percent (280hp)
Mix In
* N1 after-cat exhaust (A'PEXi) * 3-inch downpipe (XS Engineering) * IHI VF23 turbo upgrade (XS Engineering) * Re-flash ECU tuning (XS Engineering) * Cold-air intake (XS Engineering) * Front-mount intercooler (XS Engineering) * 520cc injectors (Denso) * 255lbh high-flow fuel pump (Walbro)

+50 percent (336hp)
Preserve exhaust, downpipe, ECU, intake, intercooler, fuel pump
Mix In
* 680cc injectors (Denso) * IHI VF24 turbo upgrade (XS Engineering) * M2 camshafts (Cosworth) * Short block with forged internals, STI crankshaft in 2.0L or 2.2L stroker, 2.5L OEM short block, or 81mm stroker crankshaft in 2.5L for 2.6L stroker (Cosworth) * Oil pump (Cosworth)

+75 percent (392hp)
Preserve exhaust, downpipe, intake, intercooler, fuel pump, injectors, camshafts, built short block with forged internals, oil pump
Mix In
* GT-RS Turbo upgrade (HKS) * F-CON V Pro engine management (HKS)* Hand ported and polished heads (XS Engineering)

+100 percent (448hp)
Preserve exhaust, downpipe, intake, intercooler, fuel pump, injectors, camshafts, built short block, oil pump, engine management, hand ported and polished heads
Mix In
* Garrett GT30/GT35 hybrid turbo upgrade (XS Engineering)

Toyota Recipe For Power

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Engine 2JZ-GTE
Stock Horsepower 224hp

Chef
SP Engineering
626.333.5398
www.sp-power.com

+25 percent (400)
Mix In
* Intake * Blow-off valve* Exhaust * Downpipe* Boost controller* Boost cut controller

+50 percent (480hp)
Preserve intake, blow-off valve, exhaust, downpipe, boost controller, boost cut controller
Mix In
* Mid-pipe * Rom-tune or VPC (HKS) * Intercooler kit * BCPR7ES Spark plugs (NGK)

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+75 percent (560hp)
Preserve intake, blow-off valve, exhaust, downpipe, boost controller, boost cut controller, mid-pipe, Rom-tune or VPC, intercooler kit, spark plugs
Mix In
* Single-turbo upgrade

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+100 percent (640hp)
Preserve intake, blow-off valve, exhaust, downpipe, boost controller, boost cut controller, mid-pipe, Rom-tune or VPC, intercooler, spark plugs
Mix In
* F-CON V Pro engine management (HKS)* 2835 twin- or T04Z single-turbo upgrade (HKS)* 700cc injectors * Fuel system* Clutch upgrade

Chef
Twins Turbo
562.988.0617
www.twinsturbo.com

+25 percent (400hp)
Mix In
* Intake (K&N)* Blow-off valve (TiAL)* Exhaust (Twins Turbo)* Downpipe (Twins Turbo)* Boost controller (World Racing)

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+235 percent (750hp)
Preserve intake, blow-off valve, exhaust, downpipe, boost controller, boost cut controller
Mix In
* Front-mount intercooler* Engine management (AEM, MoTeC) * Camshafts (Brian Crower) * Valves (R.E.V.)* Valvesprings (R.E.V.)* Retainers (R.E.V.) * Head studs (ARP)* 750cc injectors * High-flow fuel pump (Aeromotive) * Fuel pressure regulator (Aeromotive, Weldon) * Twin- or single-turbo upgrade (Twins Turbo, Innovative Turbo) * Intake manifold (Twins Turbo, Fab Works) * Throttle body (Accufab) * Custom swirl pot cooling system (Twins Turbo)

+300 percent (960hp)
Preserve intake, intake manifold, blow-off valve, exhaust, downpipe, boost controller, boost cut controller, intercooler, engine management, camshafts, valves, valvesprings, retainers, head studs, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, turbo upgrade, throttle body, cooling system
Mix In
* 1,000cc injectors* More boost pressure* Connecting rods (Carillo, Brian Crower)* Forged pistons (Arias, CP)

+350 percent (1,120hp)
Preserve intake, valve, exhaust, downpipe, boost controller, boost cut controller, intercooler, engine management, camshafts, valves, valvesprings, retainers, fuel pump, fuel pressure regulator, intake manifold, throttle body, cooling system
Mix In
* Billet crankshaft* Bigger head studs (ARP)* 1,600cc injectors* Bigger turbo (Twins Turbo, Innovative Turbo)

Scion Recipe For Power

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Engine 2AZ-FE
Stock Horsepower 161hp

Chef
Jotech Motorsport
972.278.9744
www.jotechracing.com

+25 percent (201)
Mix In
* Cold-air intake (AEM, Injen) * Header (DC Sports, Strup) * Exhaust (GReddy)* Header downpipe* Ported and polished head* Camshafts (Web)

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+50 percent (241hp)
Preserve exhaust, ported and polished head, camshafts
Mix In
* Bolt-on turbo kit with 6-7psi of boost (GReddy, Turbonetics)

+75 percent (281hp)
Preserve exhaust, ported and polished head, camshafts, turbo kit
Mix In
* Boost controller (GReddy, HKS) * A/F Uego gauge (AEM)

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+100 percent (322hp)
Preserve exhaust, ported and polished head, camshafts, turbo kit, boost controller, A/F gauge
Mix In
* Engine management (Unichip, GReddy) * 440cc or 550cc injectors (Precision)* High-flow fuel pump (Walbro)* Custom return fuel system* Colder spark plugs (NGK)


GM/Chevy Recipe For Power

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Engine ECOtec/LSJ
Stock Horsepower 173hp

Chef
Ken's Cobalt SS
www.kenscobaltss.com

+25 percent (216hp)
Mix In
* Air intake (Injen)* Performance honed exhaust manifold (GM)* Sport after-cat exhaust (GM)* Stage 2 2.8-inch pulley (GM)* ECU re-flash (HP Tuner)

+50 percent (259hp)
Preserve intake, manifold, exhaust, pulley, ECU
Mix In
* Progressive methanol injection* Colder spark plugs* Billet flywheel

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+75 percent (302hp)
Preserve intake, manifold, exhaust, pulley, ECU, methanol injection, spark plugs, billet flywheel
Mix in
* Drive by wire 50 shot nitrous (NOS)

+100 percent (346hp)
Preserve intake, manifold, exhaust, pulley, ECU, methanol injection, spark plugs, flywheel
Mix in
* Forged pistons* Camshafts* Valvesprings* Adjustable cam gears (GM)* Exhaust porting* Shorty header* Nitrous 75 shot (NOS)* Source

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