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Old 01-29-2017, 01:19 AM   #2111
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Not all MK3 focus had the shutters I have heard...it's a fuel economy thing, at highway speeds the shutters close to improve...not sure, aerodynamics?
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Not all MK3 focus had the shutters I have heard...it's a fuel economy thing, at highway speeds the shutters close to improve...not sure, aerodynamics?
I thought it was primarily for quick warm ups? Probably a combination of things.
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I did the snorkel delete, I don't hear any difference like I did when I had the filter cover popped off for the day. Should I hear a difference?
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No, you shouldn't.
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thanks. Just checking. I want some sound but nothing like when I had the air box off.
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thanks. Just checking. I want some sound but nothing like when I had the air box off.
Open end filter is a good compromise if you want a little noise.
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thanks. Just checking. I want some sound but nothing like when I had the air box off.
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compromise if you want a little noise.
I'm looking at the green filter.
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I'm looking at the green filter.
Yep that's what I've got.
Only think I don't like is that the plug for the end if you ever want to close it up doesn't work too good. The little tabs can break off.
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I did the snorkel delete, I don't hear any difference like I did when I had the filter cover popped off for the day. Should I hear a difference?
Nevermind the sound, do you feel anything different? I noticed a difference almost right away after I pulled mine out and it never went back in
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When I took out my snorkel I already had a aftermarket filter but, I felt a instant difference after 3,000 Rpms it pulls way harder and consistent until redline. Before snorkel delete there was more delay and it didn't feel like it pulled as hard.
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