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Old 08-08-2012, 10:43 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by TboneZX3 View Post
Are you experiencing heat soak with your K&N only after sitting still for a while? The reason I ask is that the intake temp reported by the Torque app show within 6-8 degrees above ambient as long as I'm moving, even at low speeds. It does get higher than that fairly quickly at a full stop, but lowers again fairly quickly after I get moving. I'm sure the effect is greater than that of the stock intake by a fairly big margin (especially at 100 degree temps), but unfortunately I never used the Torque app while I had the stock intake.
When I am going along steady its fine. But in traffic you can feel the loss in power. When its above 100 degrees, it takes a while until it feels normal again, especially after sitting in traffic for a while.
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