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Old 04-16-2014, 10:21 AM   #31
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I liked the way mine sounded, gave it a respectable rumble...
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Old 04-16-2014, 02:32 PM   #32
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It is ricey when it's coming from a slow car, that noise was so common back in the day with the Honda crowd doing intake mods and thinking that sound equated horespower.
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Old 04-16-2014, 02:34 PM   #33
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So even if it sounds good, if the car is "slow", its rice?

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Is there a performance gain along with the sound? Does having the lid off make more horspower than just having a filter and snorkel delete? Steeda intake doesn't sound like the stock box with the lid off. That intake sound is more obnoxious than actually screaming perfromance. Open air boxes sound amatuerish IMO.
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There is a measured gain with doing a drop in and snorkel delete. Personally for me, throttle response is much better. The motor doesnt bog as easily now.

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But is it quicker than my Focus with just filter and snorkel delete?? I doubt it but I know it's probably more of an age thing since I rarely see the car savvy crowd over 25 doing this.
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Not. But thats not why I did it. I wanted the lifetime filter. The extra 1-2hp was a bonus. Which I think justfies doing it regardless of power gains. I can save the money im not buying air filters with and buy something else.

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