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Old 12-06-2009, 11:11 PM
mwolverine8 mwolverine8 is offline
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Originally Posted by Jay FX4 View Post
I agree, I've said all along that the stock intake location is the ideal place to draw air.

Not sure what the reference to a blown V8 is supposed to prove, though. I agree they know what they're doing, but the amount that that intake alone contributes to the 800hp is minimal. Those engines, aside from the blower, have some serious internal modifictions.
You are right. But also i may argue that my ranger has this like cylindrical air box, that when i look at the design, seems very constricting, not to mention the intake tube which is flattened and has ribbed sides. I just have a feeling that a smooth open tube and an open air intake filter would increase performance somewhat. Idk, it just looks like a really crappy intake in my opinion.

-Also i cant even find the tube opening that delivers the air to the air box.
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