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Old 11 Dec 2007, 06:31 pm
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I just bought a used 2004 Acura TL and right now its stock and i was wondering some easy (and cheap) ways that i can improve my acceleration and 0-60 timesI just bought a used 2004 Acura TL and right now its stock and i was wondering some easy (and cheap) ways that i can improve my acceleration and 0-60 times im willing to spend around $1,000 and i have no clue what kind of turbo kit to get when people say to get one because there are like 10 of them for every kind of car and im willing to spend a little more if its worth italso what do u need to turn a turbocharger into a turbo charger kit that u can use?
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go to this web site and look at some of their performance parts for that vehicle they have some parts that are add on that will make it do a lot better,its a good place to buy from to,good luck,when you get to it type in the type car you have, http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/
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unfortunately there are no "cheap" ways of improving acceleration (it works against conventional physics), the best thing would be to invest in a turbo kit. They're not cheap but you will be amazed with the results!































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About the only thing you can do for $1k is get some better tires. Things like intake and exhaust won't make much difference because you will only pick up a few hp and probably just spin the tires anyways. No way you get a turbo for that price.
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The easiest things to do? Buy a new intake and a couple new mufflers. A good ram air intake will up your HP about 8 and make the engine sound a lot better. Go to K and N's website; I know they make a typhoon kit for the TL. A cat back exhaust would usually be too expensive, so go to a performance muffler website and buy a couple universals that will fit the TL's pipe diameter. All of this should run you under $1,000. Oh and about turbocharging: comptech makes a supercharger kit for the TL, but that's about the only one I know of. I would stear clear of boosting a TL because A.) it would cost well over $2,000 and B.) the engine is already a high compression; boosting it would be a bad thing.I used to have an '04 Acura TL. I improved my acceleration and 0-60 times by getting an '07 Infiniti G35.
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You're not going to find a Turbo for around $1,000 and you would have to spend more on more parts to fit that turbo in and make it run and of course installing cost. But for $1,000 you can do minor mods, such as ie. intakes,headers,exhaust,spark plugs,cams. Not much, you're better off saving more money and get a faster car or start building up slowly.
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Whoever told you to turbo a TL was a blatant joker. That would cost you $10k+ if done right. Like they said, put an exhaust and intake, it would not do much but at least it's a start.
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You want to play you have to pay. If you have deep pockets you can shave a second or two. These cars are pretty tapped out as far cheap performance tricks and is no joke. Not even a K&N filter and a Header will make much of change to notice it. You need more than just a couple of chrome pieces.
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Check out the website/forum I belong to for all performance inquiries:Acurazine.com
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