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Old 03-27-2003, 12:32 PM   #1
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What can I do to add more horsepower to my car ? I have a 2001 Pontiac Bonneville SE.

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the best bang for your buck in terms of HP/$ ratio will be with nitrous oxide
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Take a l ook up in Techinfo. There'* an article on suggested first mods.
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Are you looking for HP or torque? Big diff. Be more specific.

What are your driving habits. At what rpm do you want the seat-of-the-pants kick? Low-midrange-or high?
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Buy a 180 degree thermostat. A cool air intake. See if you can go to junkyard and find a supercharged 3800 motor in a car and take it out, or you can get a used one for about 200 dollars. Switch out the pulleys the 3.4'' and bam you are pushing 290 h.p. easy in a sleeper se. I dont know how to build up torque. However i know that the ssei (series 2) has a torque rating of 280 ft. lbs around 3k rpms and is very steady through out the rpm curve. You should have no trouble running sub 15'* or 14'* with your bonnie. (dont forget some platinum tipped spark plugs and mobil 1 synthetic) Feed your supercharged motor over 91 octane. And keep the fuel system clean.

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Throw a CSC on it!
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