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Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 1:01 am 
Getting Side Ways
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PVC is no good in the engine bay, it melts easily and lets off toxic fumes.

Mike_EA wrote:
PVC is made in 3" :D

- mike
Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:42 am 
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We dyno tested my intake pipe on 3 cars with different lavels of modifications.

Firstly was my Fairlane Concorde with no engine modifications, 2.5" exhaust and SS CAI, i gained 1rwkw.

Second was data_mine's falcon, he has a stage 2 ALTED cam, 2.5" exhaust. he gained 2rwkw.

Last was fordfreak_ef's falcon, he has more extensive engine mod's but i'm not sure what exactly, he gained 2rwkw over his current 3" mandrel bend intake. My intake pipe is alot shorter and more dirent than his current system.

these runs were straight swap over with no time given for the computer to adapt and learn. after 500km or so the figures should improve.

the A/F ratio was also improved in data_mine's car that does not have a chip installed or been tuned.

Hope this helps and gives you an idea over the different types of pipes being made. i will post pictures of my intake this afternoon hopefully.



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2.5" exhaust, SS Inductions CAI, K&N air filter. 132.6rwkw

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:36 pm 
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pic and results:
(pipe on concordes fairlane).

(my car with stock intake - for those of you who don't know?)

My dyno chart, not just peak 2RWKW, but 2RWKW everywhere. Again this is with no time for the ECU to adjust.



1998 DL LTD in Sparkling Burgundy, daily, 302W, stereo, slow - 97.5rwkw
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Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:39 pm 
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shiftyford wrote:
I work at Aero man in tullamarine and we make and supply all exhaust components to exhaust places all over australia and N.Z.I suggest u ring Performance exhaust in Tullamarine or Glenroy exhausts in campbellfield,they r great customers of ours and will be willing to help u no problems.

Really? What's your name, if ya don't mind me asking?

I work for OneSteel in Somerset, TAS, you blokes do the Elphinstone bends for us...
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