And when you get on it it becomes one of the most annoying sounds ever and even at light throttle inputs it sounds like a "ricer" coming. I took mine off and even my wife's sedate driving and light throttle encouraged the intake to give off the "ricer" call.
Yes,it's an age thing and if your car is going to make loud noises maybe it should have some HP to back it up. You don't see guys in Porches and Vettes taking their intake covers off to make more noise.
'12 Focus Red Candy SE Sport 5 spd
'99 Toyota 4Runner Sport
'11 Subaru WRX STI Hatch