Increase horsepower

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Asked by Jul 08, 2008 at 04:15 PM about the 1990 Chevrolet Caprice Classic Brougham

Question type: Car Customization

i was wondering what cheaper costing things i can buy to increase the horsepower i already have in my 1990 caprice classic? without breaking my wallet.

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There's a lot that can be done if you have the 305 or the 350 in it. The possibilities are endless. One of the car mags a few months back did a "budget 305 build" for horsepower.

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You want cheap power ..............put a Nitrous kit on it(small one),that way,you get a car that still drives the way it does now,gets the same mileage,etc,but when you want some power,add about 75-100hp..lotsa fun.Then you can remove the kit easily and put it on another vehicle,or whatever.

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you can check out the hyper tech chips they make some stuff that will give it some extar hp there not too hard to put in either good luck

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It's a 1990 caprice,you think they make a chip?

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I don't think so. Did you already upgrade the exhaust? Summit has some good cheap headers- You could craft a forced air induction-or ram air, whatever- someone with an old suburban did that and wow!

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dont put nitrous on it like that anonymous guys said unless you upgrade the motor. i would start with air and exhaust upgrades first and go from there, those are typically the cheapest upgrades.

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will that work for a 91 caprice classic?what would you sigest

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there are more parts for the 5.7 motor than the 5.0 but Summit Racing im sure has a lot for either. i would suggest to start there.

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