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I am itching to do some tuning to my loved car of 2 years now.... however Im concerned with things of diminishing returns with a car that starts with 122 HP

I already have an AEM Cold air intake that is pretty nice... but should I go much further? I mean... its an economy car :/ is it worth upgrading and tuning?
 

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Depends. What kind of numbers are you looking for?
 

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Thats going to be hard to achieve. Some guy on another forum made 113whp with cai and exhaust, and with roughly 15% drivetrain loss thats about 129.9bhp. Theres aftermarket intake manifolds that dyno'd 17whp more. So if he had the aluminum intake manifold he would be roughly around 149.5bhp. Which isnt bad. I think theres a header in the making also.
 

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Oh wow, intake manifold has a bigger effect that I thought

Well I already have the AEM CAI :p

I might go for suspension first seeing as thats what I am most unhappy with
 

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Oh wow, intake manifold has a bigger effect that I thought

Well I already have the AEM CAI :p

I might go for suspension first seeing as thats what I am most unhappy with
The manifolds are still prototypes i think. There might be some for sale for about $800 or more.
 
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