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Old 04-14-2013, 11:00 PM   #1
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STEEDA Air Intake Operating Temps

Now that winter has released its grip to the Midwest, at what air temperature is ideal to re-install my Steeda Intake??? I understand that the super cold winter air negatively effects performance.


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Moved to DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance (2012-2013).

You will probably get better responses here
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Actually good to know. I left my FSWerks intake on all winter here. Never got that cold, maybe just below 0 a few days and the rest of the year was about 0. We will see.
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At lower air temperatures the engine operates at an increased volumetric intake efficiency. I know of no lower limit to this "increased density" effect. Do you have some sort of data that shows that the increased density effect reaches a point of diminishing returns at very low temperatures?
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Now that winter has released its grip to the Midwest, at what air temperature is ideal to re-install my Steeda Intake??? I understand that the super cold winter air negatively effects performance.
You took it off for the winter? I left mine on all winter, no real difference.
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