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Mar 6, 11:15am - #412026 
grounding kit

I'm just wondering what the advantage of a grounding kit is. Does it add horse power or what??? What does it do???


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Mar 6, 11:18am - #412027 
yeah it frees up some extra horses..i think around 5 maybe..it frees up the electical part of the engine and gives it more juice...its a good mod to do...makes your lights brighter and windows go up faster too...

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Mar 6, 11:45am - #412028 
Hmm, I didn't know this...what's a good grounding kit to get?

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Mar 6, 12:25pm - #412029 
teamcelica grounding kit
(tuned Innovations)

$30 bucks shipped

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Mar 6, 12:27pm - #412030 
you can get veilslide for 200 bucks..lol..or get some for like 50 bucks...but i only found 1 grounding strap in my engine bay...is there others or do i have to find new places to put the other straps? i think they come in a pack of 5 right????

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Mar 6, 4:12pm - #412031 
I have the original hyperground system by sun automobile in my 5th gen, and yeah you can feel a difference in the electrical system, slightly more torque and power. Overall I like it, it improved my throttle response alot, more than my exhaust did. grin For those who wonder how you install it, it sort of routes like x-mas tree lights. It starts at the chasis, goes to the battery, tranny, Intake manifold, cylinder head, and ends at the chasis again. smile


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Mar 6, 4:26pm - #412032 
Garage Articles & Guides >> ENGINE Installation Guides >> Grounding Kit - FAQ & How To Install
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_191432_0_collapsed_2__1.html


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Mar 6, 6:48pm - #412033 
SEARCH button works wonders. thumbsup

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Mar 6, 6:58pm - #412034 
Why is there not a kit with MIL Spec. Aluminium cable? It's so mutch lighter!

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Mar 6, 10:25pm - #412035 
yeah and the look of the aluminium cables would be pimpin too!! maingear you should start a GB... thumbsup

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Mar 6, 10:34pm - #412036 
some electrical compoents are improved..but horses and tourqe? I dont think so.


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Mar 7, 1:48am - #412037 
Originally Posted by pfcnguyen
some electrical compoents are improved..but horses and tourqe? I dont think so.


Taken from ImportTuner

"The last item to install and test was the Hyperground ground wire system. The installation was very simple and involved grounding the engine in series at several different points in the engine bay. Without fully understanding the technology behind the unit, we were doubtful that this would make any noticeable horsepower. The tale of the tape showed differently, however; the power graph smoothed out (in the upwards direction) from 2000-4500rpm, and then really shined in the 4500-6000 rpm range, making an almost evenly distributed 3-5 hp gain. The power gain tapered from 6000 rpm to redline, but still managed to bump peak power output to 122.4. According to Hyperground, playing with different grounding spots can generate even more power."


They did this test with an '02 aero, but I would think the results would be almost universal.

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