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Old 02-10-2011, 07:32 AM
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has anyone ever tried out a SpiralMax? On my truck it would install in the hose after the filter. Its supposed to vortex the air so it mixes better with the gas and boom!! more power and better mileage. sounds like having your cake and eating it too. Although I used to have a Blazer with a Vortec engine which works on the same principle. It got 25-30mpg around town, and better on road trips. No lack of power. I'm just looking for feedback and opinions......
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Old 02-10-2011, 08:13 AM
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lol wow it looks like they took the tornado and gave it a dif name. Man dont waste your money on this crap its a shame and a rip off.

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Old 02-10-2011, 08:21 AM
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Ya don't waste your money
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:16 AM
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Rotflmmfao
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Old 02-10-2011, 10:18 AM
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+ on the comments these type devices have been proven many times by reliable source (consumer guide, auto mags) that they don't offer any advantage and can actually reduce power and mileage.
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Old 02-10-2011, 11:58 AM
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0 increase in horsepower

0 increase in fuel economy.
hahaha

I remember when the tornado came out, they even showed it on the news!

What a funny gimmick
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Old 02-11-2011, 12:27 AM
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I had a feeling the general consensus would tend towards the negative. I'm not saying otherwise, but I'm a don't knock it 'til ya try it kinda guy. So has anyone out there actually tried one these spiraltornadotwistervortex doodads? And willing to admit it?
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Old 02-11-2011, 05:32 PM
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Nobody? C'mon... somebody has to have tried this out before
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:03 PM
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Better off hooking a leaf blower to your intake and calling it a turbo.
All that thing will do is create turbulence in the induction path.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:31 PM
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HOLY SH*T !! You can do that?!?!... Really though... where's the voice of experience?
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:34 PM
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no you cant do that. If you really want something Like this product that will actually work, buy a supercharger.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:53 PM
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Are you sure I can't hook a leaf blower up to my intake?
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:57 PM
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Positive.
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Old 02-11-2011, 08:59 PM
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But I just ordered a leaf blower on line....
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Worthless
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