Do stickers really add HP?

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Do stickers really add HP?

Postby mesaboogie18 » Fri Dec 08, 2006 4:29 am

So let me get this straight b/c I've read many reviews about NOS and XR racing stickers adding like 50-100hp. Is it true? Cause I've seen lots of cars around here on the island with racing stickers on the windshield and they always fly right by me and my stock little Hyundai...I can't keep up with them. I'm thinking of adding a NOS sticker on my back windshield. Does the size of the sticker make a difference of HP? I had a state farm insurance sticker on my old car and I swear it slowed it down. I took it off one day and my car felt like it had 100 extra horses on tap. Maybe a streetglow sticker on my front windshield will help increase aerodynamics while I'm at it. Everyone says that Nitrous is the cheapest way to go fast but I think I'll try the stickers first. How much extra power will stickers give my car? Can adding too many stickers blow my engine?
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Postby VTECaddict » Fri Dec 08, 2006 6:16 am

just stick with name brand logos an you should be fine. dont stick stickers of generic or cheap brand names. the power potential with stickers is almost unlimited, but you have to keep in mind that you still need to see out the windows. that's probably the only limiting factor. Type R and VTEC stickers should be #1 on your list. they add 50hp each and will make your car run like a honda. then go with a name brand suspension company sticker like TEIN or eibach or Koni, or maybe even all three. they will improve handling a lot while adding 10hp each.

these are just some suggestions. there are many many logos to chose from!
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Postby subzero » Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:04 am

go for aftermarket names like HKS, GReddy, NOS etc.

basically the stickers are a great subtitute for the products made by each company; an HKS or GReddy turbo kit or a nitrous oxide set up etc etc.

each sticker is a great bargain considering the price you pay for such huge gains.

dont forget to get yourself a proper tune after you add your stickers to maximize output and efficiency of the new horses in your ranch.
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Postby jomotopia » Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:49 am

you can also improve your stereo sound by adding Kenwood or JL or Polk etc stickers. no hp gains but you get about 20 watts RMS extra for each sticker. put on enough and you can shake the wheels off it!

oh and if you get one of those "thin blue line" stickers you become invisible to the police, allowing you to drive however the hell you feel like it. i need to get one of those for sure!
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Postby Johnf514 » Fri Dec 08, 2006 10:58 am

Hell, I've taken to putting GNC and Atkins stickers all over my body just so that I'm 10-15% healthier and can bench 30-40 more lbs!
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Postby subzero » Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:27 pm

Johnf514 wrote:Hell, I've taken to putting GNC and Atkins stickers all over my body just so that I'm 10-15% healthier and can bench 30-40 more lbs!


brilliant. 8)

off topic: A King's Ransom pwns.
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Postby Nychold » Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:32 pm

Not just brand names either. VTEC, VVT-i, MIVEC, Hemi, Turbo, GT-R, SS, and Type-R stickers have been known to add 50-100 HP. My goal is to have every one of these stickers on my car. 1,000 quick HP with nothing but glue.

BTW, what's a "thin blue line" sticker, and where can I get one??
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Postby Johnf514 » Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:34 pm

subzero wrote:off topic: A King's Ransom pwns.


Dude! Thank you, I'm so glad ya like it. Feel free to add me/us/the band on MySpace. We're looking to start doing state-wide shows in the next month, and hopefully an album by April/May. Maybe even a nation-wide tour by late summer if all goes well! :D
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Postby violinandbass87 » Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:05 pm

Johnf514 wrote:
subzero wrote:off topic: A King's Ransom pwns.


Dude! Thank you, I'm so glad ya like it. Feel free to add me/us/the band on MySpace. We're looking to start doing state-wide shows in the next month, and hopefully an album by April/May. Maybe even a nation-wide tour by late summer if all goes well! :D


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john's a touring rockstar? sweet!

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Postby Paolo300zx » Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:34 pm

This thread makes me want to Punch a baby :x

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Postby dklkse » Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:09 pm

Paolo300zx wrote:This thread makes me want to Punch a baby :x


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Postby six » Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:34 pm

Happy Friday, folks. :lol:
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Postby violinandbass87 » Fri Dec 08, 2006 5:03 pm

six wrote:Happy Friday, folks. :lol:


haven't had a friday post in a while...what happened?


i'm thinking of putting little heart stickers on my car...how much hp do u think they'll add? i'm thinking of putting them on the car on the inside tho...don't wanna mess up my paint :lol:

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Postby JRicoCTG » Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:09 pm

it shows how long my friday really was. i almost thought this thread was serious. it willbe a really bad day if it is a serious thread. lol.
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Postby PureLife » Fri Dec 08, 2006 8:15 pm

JRicoCTG wrote:it shows how long my friday really was. i almost thought this thread was serious. it willbe a really bad day if it is a serious thread. lol.
I bet not as long as mine. 36 hrs with no sleep and going.


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