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 Post subject: air intake piping?
Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:01 pm 
Oompa Loompa

Age: 26

Posts: 42

Joined: 14th May 2012

Ride: BA XR6 mk2

Location: Adelaide
SA, Australia

Hey ya'll. Ok, I've got a Growler Intake on my BA XR6 NA. I was reading somewhere that the plastic piping going from the intake to the TB is really restrictive and that a custom one would allow better air flow..
is this true? is it worth it on a non turbo car? and if it is worth it, how would I go about making myself up a better one?

 Post subject: Re: air intake piping?
Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:43 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 25

Posts: 1472

Joined: 11th Jan 2011

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Ride: Vixen Red 09 FG XT

Location: Dalby
QLD, Australia

I barely noticed a difference when I had a complete 3" Stainless intake from the intake to TB. All I noticed was the intake was rubbing on the bonnet lining, and causing massive vibrations.

If you want to change the intake, maybe think of a way to flip it to the left (like the FG's for eg) so it's a direct intake path? I've been looking for something like that, but have had no luck lol



VIXEN FG XT Previous best - 14.431 @ 99.69mph with minor mods
Currently 14.235 @ 101mph same mods. Bring on the 13's!

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