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Old 09-16-2012, 04:03 PM   #96
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Originally Posted by Trav-E2.0 View Post
So in theory, by removing the lid, you can achieve more hp than cutting into the stock box. The only draw back is the sound?
Sound is objective, some like it and some don't. I am in the latter category, though I don't have anything against the former. Sounded awesome at wot but i xan't drive like that everywhere

That being said, the main drawback is that the filter is exposed to engine-bay heat. Thia can lead to heat soak in stop-and-go driving, which will make the car sluggish. I am curious as to how well it would perform for someone who has 90% highway commute, though, because warm air burns more readily than cold which would theoretically lead to better mpg's in that state.
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