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      02-24-2008, 07:33 PM   #169
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Originally Posted by deck View Post
After reading this thread, i believe it is safe to say that this 'mod' would not have an ill affect on the car. I am curious as to why nobody has brought up one point. Although this 'mod' shouldnt give the car any power, it is still removing that HOT air being forced back into our intake. Just comon sense tells me that it should benefit the car in some way (although prolly not enough to claim added power) by removing that HOT air from your intake. Just my 2cents.
Because hot air is better then no air. If the air were released into the atmosphere it would drop the boost. The diverter valves help keep the turbo spooling inbetween gears.
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