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    Changing the ECU and Exhaust system

    I was recently talking to a friend of mine of increasing the power of my Base carrera 997 (This is my first Porsche and have little knowlage about whats safe or not for the car) and was told that there is a company which will supply one which will increase the power by 100 BHP, what i would like to knowi s if:

    1: is it possible?
    2: if it is possible is it safe for the engine

    Furthermore i am aslo thinking of insatlling the AWE exhaust system.

    Its claiming that i will be able to get an additional 39 HP plus 31 crank TQ, will i be able to feel the power from the exhaust system and as stated before will it be safe for the car

    Re: Changing the ECU and Exhaust system

    Hi Xhanoooshx,

    The only way you can increase power by 100HP in the Carrera is with a blower (supercharger) but at your own risk since the engine is not made for the huge stress of a supercharger, specially if you like to floor it, which would be the reason for the blower in the first place.


    As to exhaust system claims, they are usually exagerated by the tunners, you may get 30-35HP but only from a combination of exhaust, headers and new ECU chip.

    An exhaust only will get you maybe 5, 10 maximun but not necesarily improve (may actually worsen) the powerband power delivery, like at lower revs, which is actually whats important, not the peak power by a few HP.

    The exhausts and headers are completely safe, but the ECU chip "reasonably" safe, not completely. Also say good bye to factory warranty if you do this.

     
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