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Beefing up a '97 960 Wagon?

Old 12-29-2017, 03:20 PM
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Default Beefing up a '97 960 Wagon?

Hey guys!
So I'm new to doing work on cars and my knowledge is slim, so forgive me if I don't understand a whole lot. Do any of you trained professionals or veteran mechanics have suggestions on how to better utilize the power that the stock I-6 can put out? When I full-throttle my car, it seems like there are some serious manufacturer bottlenecks that keep the beast engine from maximizing its performance. Where would be a good place to start? (Keep in mind that I'm a college student with limited funds)

Thanks for your sage advice!
Old 01-27-2018, 10:31 AM
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The engine is well engineered as is. Attempting to modify the engine will only result in profit for aftermarket parts suppliers and you wasting your time.
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