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Old 09-28-2011, 11:59 AM   #54
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Originally Posted by BooBerry View Post
I must be one of the few that enjoy the intake noise at WOT. Also noticed at cruising speeds even on the freeway it sounds almost stock.
This is a good observation. And it is true with any intake because when you are cruising, there is only a small amount of air moving through the intake and TB. When you mash the go pedal, at first there is a lack of air for a second causing that throaty sound then as the air speed through the intake increases the sound moves from the throaty sound to a sound of rapid air movement. It's all resonance and harmonics which is why when you remove the "resonator" from the airbox you get that throaty sound.
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