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      02-20-2011, 09:16 PM   #23
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My intention is to do that. Let's see if shiv releases the updated version of the n55. So I can do this.
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Lol I wonder if the HP/tq numbers are inflated like their n54 intake
They are inflated for every car, not just the N54. I have seen before and after dynos on other platforms, where the AFE intake actually lost HP.
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      02-21-2011, 10:23 AM   #29
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Lets See How Fast They Get It Shipped, I Will Schedule A Dyno This Week And When I Install Again. Lets See If We Can Figure It Out.


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      02-21-2011, 01:14 PM   #31
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how about someone do an independent test like the camaro guys, The injen came out in the top 3.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96774
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how about someone do an independent test like the camaro guys, The injen came out in the top 3.

http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showthread.php?t=96774
Go for it, you can shell out about $900 in parts plus dyno time to test it.

I would gladly test these out if they were given to me for free since I have access to a dyno. However Im not going to drop almost $1000 just for some data.

However I will test the afe when I do receive it in April.
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just an fyi, the power gains are likely coming from the MAF signal misreading airflow which increases the boost target. So the power is coming from higher boost pressures, not from a reduction in intake restriction. So if you already have a tune that runs more boost, you will not get an additive power bump as it will run too much boost.

The stock box/filter isn't measurably restrictive. Even with the turbo maxed out, running full bolt-on mods at 360whp. All you would be doing is sucking in hot air which is the last thing you want to do in this application.

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Interesting twist that I didn't see coming.... Hmm. Maybe we dont need a intake yet.
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