This is a discussion on Horsepower!? within the Builds forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Originally Posted by jeremydingeman my 02 made 180hp at the factory tune on a dyno dynamics. Stage 2 with KN ...
completely stock made 180hp. KN intake + protune made 210hp. KN intake + intercooler y-pipe + 3" TBE + protune made 241hp.
Find a low-mileage one-owner unmodified '04/'05 and you're golden.
Understeer is when you hit the wall with the front of the car.
Oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of the car.
Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall.
Torque is how far you take the wall with you.
Do you like how it drives?
(You should still make sure it has a correct tune)
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