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Old 10-26-2008, 05:22 PM   #1
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MAF tube vs. MAFia power levels - post your experiences

I read this thread

Diablo MAFia Correcting more misinformation

and was pretty much sold on using the MAFia and a smaller tube. But, as we all know, a larger tube with no MAFia is less expensive (the tradeoff being it is less responsive at throttle tip-in, and you cannot change the volt range if you're only seeing 3 or 4 volts) .

So after searching and getting nowhere, and recalling many times where this question goes somewhat unanswered in many threads i've browsed in the past, I want to find out from the experienced tuners and builders what kinds of power levels can be achieved with what size tubes and with or without the MAFia.

So pretty please, with cherries on top this time, How much power can you make on a

A) 2.5" tube
B) 3" tube
C) 2.5" tube w/ MAFia
D) 3" tube w/ MAFia

?

and thank you to those who answer.


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on my roush setup i had it was a 3in suck thru and it did 250whp
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Whats the big deal do a 3 inch with the MAFia you will need it

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Thats what i was thinking Tom. just get both
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Some people have a budget to follow. I'd rather spend that $200 on tuning. I would rather just do a 3" alone, or use the MAFia and my regular 2.5" tubing

So, what you're saying is, even for "conservative" power levels like 220whp, 3" alone is not enough?
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i plan on running 2.5 with a mafia
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what the hell is a MAFia
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read the thread I linked in the first post it explains everything
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so all it is is a bigger maf tube. and as i understand u only need one if ur going fi?
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That is the point of this thread, to find out what is needed for what power levels
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