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Old 07-04-2012, 01:37 PM   #241
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If, for some reason, I found that I was in a situation that would force me to drive through that deep of water, I would simply get out of the car (before flooded area) and remove the stock lid. Yes, I have an 8mm on a driver in the hatch little storage area thing, idk why.
Hey, I keep a semi-small hard-case tool-kit in my organizer in the hatch with all the basics so don't feel bad for carrying around a spare tool or two haha!
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Old 07-04-2012, 07:31 PM   #242
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Hey, I keep a semi-small hard-case tool-kit in my organizer in the hatch with all the basics so don't feel bad for carrying around a spare tool or two haha!
Shoots! I keep a 180 something piece crapsman tool kit in my car.. lol
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Old 07-04-2012, 10:25 PM   #243
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Shoots! I keep a 180 something piece crapsman tool kit in my car.. lol
Dang haha, you definitely got me beat!

Mines a decent size, probably about a 1/3 of that and I got it for free so I'm perfectly happy with it. It has all the essentials at least.
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Alright guys lets keep this on track some what haha

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for everyone that has done this mod, is there any performance gain? Debating on getting the Fswerks intake and adding this ram air hose to it or just this mod. I read about mpg increases but no one mentions any butt dyno results other then it sounds nice.
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for everyone that has done this mod, is there any performance gain? Debating on getting the Fswerks intake and adding this ram air hose to it or just this mod. I read about mpg increases but no one mentions any butt dyno results other then it sounds nice.
it should offer better performance because of colder denser air
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:38 AM   #247
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for everyone that has done this mod, is there any performance gain? Debating on getting the Fswerks intake and adding this ram air hose to it or just this mod. I read about mpg increases but no one mentions any butt dyno results other then it sounds nice.
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it should offer better performance because of colder denser air
I don't think anyone has actually put it on a dyno yet to do a before/after.

But, this mod wouldn't necessarily show up on a dyno, as there is no really good way to test "Ram Air" on a stationary machine. The fans used to blow at the car really just move the hot air away faster, they don't do anything for induction air. Road tuning a Ram Air setup after rough tuning on a dyno would really wake it up. All we need is to be able to tune in the first place.

For now, it sounds better and hasn't hurt my mpg. I can tell the hose is porting non-engine compartment air into the box by the blast pattern of bugs and leaf litter on the filter after only 870ish miles. It works. How well? No idea. Would I do it again? Absolutely.
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:41 AM   #248
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im just curious if this would be a better buy. K&N Apollo $88


http://www.amazon.com/RC-5052AB-Univ...s=k%26n+apollo
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Old 07-05-2012, 10:44 AM   #249
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Mustang0 has a dyno posted with this, lunchbox delete, and premium in the dyno thread...
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Old 07-18-2012, 06:27 PM   #250
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Going to Newmission my car on Saturday morning. Going on a 5 HR trip to the gulf in a week. Will report back on highway MPG differene.
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