Stock as in stock block. I don’t think they built a custom engine block for this (but I could be wrong -- I haven’t watched the whole series of build/tune progress).
When most people in the tuning world say “stock engine” they just mean the stock block. I assume that’s what was meant here.
You can mod it to the moon and back as long as it’s a stock block they’ll say they made XXXXhp on the stock engine (vs an aftermarket built block).
K & N sticker and you’re there.
When contacted by The Root, Jesus wept.
Counterpoint: Live next to some douche that rides a Harley, or drives a Civic with a fart can, or has some unnecessarily douchey noise machine that serves no purpose other than to be a mega-douche. I’m all for fun and stuff, but don’t externalize your petty needs onto everyone else.
I keep telling her to chill with that “destruction” stuff
IDK if his was a fluke or not but my friend’s Audi A4 2.0T has been “stage 2" modified and tuned (which honestly, wakes that engine up sooooo much) and flogged it to death for almost 100k and hasn’t missed a beat. No real service issues to speak of. I’m surprised because I warned him not to get it but it proved me… Read more