The First Rule of hotrodding:

    Speed Costs Money (How Fast You Wanna Go?)
Displayed in speed shops across the world.

See also the Second Rule of hotrodding,

Automotive performance, like any branch of engineering, does not allow for straight-out excellence, but rather only for more or less felicitous compromises. Anything that does not cost money costs time, probably that of a person who values their labor as free.