Racing JUNK will only bring you to the pit stop of shame! There are no short cuts that you could take to gain true victory of racing. From Bracket to Street Car racing, getting the right parts and accessories for your car is a must to be a winner.
The need for more torque and horsepower can dig deep into your pocket. Most of us live on a budget unless you are Bill Gates or Donald Trump. These two men also needed the right parts and accessories for there successful lives. With that being said you can stay within your budget and still get the most out of your race car by doing a little research.
There are so many after market performance parts, in which you can purchase from Summit Racing, on the market today. There are plenty of choices to choose from, and by doing a little research you can achieve high performance and stay clear of being caught with junk. Those who race can choose from high performance computer chips to heads, cams, lifters, cranks etc. To truly get more horsepower out of your motor one of the things you can do is change your stock exhaust. More airflow through the exhaust means more horsepower and torque for your car. When you have good performance exhaust system you can see positive gains in horsepower and increase in torque by up to 60 ft/lbs. Summit Racing offers a wide variety of performance exhaust.
Another way you can get more horsepower is by putting a high performance chip in place of your stock chip. A stage 1 HPC, high performance chip, can gain you up to 50 Hp and increase your fuel mileage by 1 to 3 miles per gallon. Now days we are all interested in making our gas mileage increase! A high performance air filter can also help prevent you from racing junk and stay out of the pit stop of shame. A performance air filter can increase your horsepower, most manufactures claim between 2% to 4% increase in horsepower. The boost in horsepower is noticeable immediately. A high performance air filter will increase your fuel mileage by at least 1 to 2mpg.
These tips for getting the most horsepower out of your ride have been geared toward Street Rods. With that being said, another thing you want to consider is a good radar detector. What does a radar detector have to do with horsepower or torque? Nothing, but it has everything to do with you when you are out in your Street Rod strutting all that Horsepower and Torque.
A radar detector can keep you from getting a ticket. A ticket can turn a fun time into an expensive time, not to mention points on your license. Don’t get caught racing Junk and don’t let a fun time in your Street Rod turn into getting a ticket.