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Old 03-14-2009, 06:46 AM
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what else can i do to increase performance?

ok guys, I have only a AEM V2 Cold air on my 02 yellow s2k. What else can I do to increase performance? Chip perhaps? Some cost effective things? Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Not going to type a whole big thing.. Make a long story short... Almost nothing that is going to give you that good of gains.. There is no chip on the market for the S, At least any legit one. Only thing is turbo or supercharger all other is a lot of money for 2-4hp
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Only thing is turbo or supercharger all other is a lot of money for 2-4hp
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or spray.
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Old 03-14-2009, 02:54 PM
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Well said Dudes! I spent alot of money for very little, I should have saved that money for tires! LOL
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Old 03-14-2009, 07:39 PM
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Boost, that's it.
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Old 04-03-2009, 06:13 AM
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ok guys, I have only a AEM V2 Cold air on my 02 yellow s2k. What else can I do to increase performance? Chip perhaps? Some cost effective things? Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Forget trying to get a few hp here and there. It'll be expensive. Tune the suspension while you save for forced induction.
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Old 04-03-2009, 09:44 AM
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Best thing to do is make sure that you have the nut behind the wheel tightened.
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Old 04-03-2009, 11:15 AM
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exhaust.
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Old 04-03-2009, 11:23 AM
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exhaust.
I hope your kidding... few pounds weight savings.
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:32 PM
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Learn to drive the car.
No offence to the old gents on here...or the season vets in these cars. But for most who know this car this will be the #1 suggestion Id go with it.
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No offence to the old gents on here...or the season vets in these cars. But for most who know this car this will be the #1 suggestion Id go with it.
I agree
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Old 04-03-2009, 12:49 PM
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Best thing to do is make sure that you have the nut behind the wheel tightened.
This is pretty good too
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This is pretty good too
Ya I like that as well...course mine comes lose every now and again.... gotta stay ontop of it. Its kinda like checkin the oil for me lol.
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Old 10-13-2009, 10:06 PM
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Originally Posted by wallc777 View Post
ok guys, I have only a AEM V2 Cold air on my 02 yellow s2k. What else can I do to increase bully dog performance chip perhaps? Some cost effective things? Any feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
I don't think that the performance chip that you are saying will make a large impact. If you have some nice budget there then Supercharger is the way to go.

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Old 10-16-2009, 01:49 AM
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going boost is the best way to make power with the s. I've tried all the bolt ons and you won't make much power.
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Old 10-16-2009, 02:54 PM
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Old 10-16-2009, 07:22 PM
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the S will let you hang pretty loose, but you've gotta string it out to make it happen.

The only place you can achieve this safely is in a track environment.




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That'll work!
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Great idea! This will really help stiffen up your suspension.
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Old 10-22-2009, 06:40 AM
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I'm a Newbie but it seems to me that when you start with a motor with extremely high HP/liter that produces the power at high RPMs it is apparent that Honda coudln't have left much on the table.

Honda does some of the best "durability " engineering on the planet.
If one regards this as a "challenge" you could at boost and see if you can defeat them.

I guess big power boosts mean something in a drag car, but if performance means speed over a road course , driver skill is what matters.

I've never driven an S2000 "in anger", but I've spent many track hours in my 23 year old stock Porsche 911 and am just approaching the cars potential.

99% of the people who do track days can not drive near to the potential of their cars. Especailly the higher HP newer cars.

I'd wager that 99% of the people on this forum can't max the S2000.

Developing your skills to move towards the potential is a hell of a lot of fun.

As they say on the Golf Course " you can't buy a swing"
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I'm a Newbie but it seems to me that when you start with a motor with extremely high HP/liter that produces the power at high RPMs it is apparent that Honda coudln't have left much on the table.

Honda does some of the best "durability " engineering on the planet.
If one regards this as a "challenge" you could at boost and see if you can defeat them.

I guess big power boosts mean something in a drag car, but if performance means speed over a road course , driver skill is what matters.

I've never driven an S2000 "in anger", but I've spent many track hours in my 23 year old stock Porsche 911 and am just approaching the cars potential.

99% of the people who do track days can not drive near to the potential of their cars. Especailly the higher HP newer cars.

I'd wager that 99% of the people on this forum can't max the S2000.

Developing your skills to move towards the potential is a hell of a lot of fun.

As they say on the Golf Course " you can't buy a swing"

well said
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Old 10-22-2009, 02:11 PM
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im not gunna lie i wish there were cheaper mods to the S... but at the same time i love thinking about the fact that it is so good already small mods make little differance. you need to drop around 5000 and turbo it to gain more power. I dont have the money for a turbo, so ill stick to hitting 9000 whenever i can.. loven every second
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Old 10-22-2009, 04:51 PM
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Gerry has hit on why people who know cars love the S2000.
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