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How to Increase Horsepower & Torque

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This article will assume you are trying to increase the power of a gasoline-powered piston engine. If this is not the case, check the see also portion on the bottom of the page, which may have your type of engine's particular design.

Reduce Friction

Friction turns energy into heat, and can wear out parts. By making sure lubricant gets to the appropriate moving parts, and using higher quality lubricants, power can be gained with little effort.