Air Silencer Removel

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  1. Mach428

    Mach428 New Member

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    I recently removed my air silencer. Now can anyone tell me, does this actually add power? I've read postes where people claim that there is actually a loss of power because if it sucking hot air into the intake. In my opinion I really can't believe the temp is that much diffrent then then temp there the silencer sucks air, any views?
     
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    not really a big difference, if any. I never noticed anything when I did it. It probably won't cause any difference in intake temps......you'd be getting air from a 8" difference in locations.......think about it
     
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    It doesn't matter man.
     
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    yeah, we have all tried the "free" modifications, and they don't work. HP costs money, bottom line.
     
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    Mine is off - I like the increased intake sound for more PERCEIVED power. A friend with an '03 GT auto has an off idle hesitation with the snorkel off - my 5 speed runs fine.
     
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    My opinion is best summed up by quoting a famous wrestling star "It doesn't matter!" If anyone really wanted to know the difference they would test it with a dyno run. Unfortunately the difference is so minuscule that its not worth wasting your time. The only reason I left mine off before I got my CAI is becuase it sounded different.
     
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    smazzy check my post above. :D
     
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    I think the sound alone is worth the time to take it out.
    Let's face it it only takes like 2 mins to take out.
    It turned my check engine light on. So, I whent over to
    a friends house and we used a programer to delete the
    problems. It runs fine now.
     
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    If you're going to get a CAI than do it but other than that not worth it.
     
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  10. 97v6Silver

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    it sounds better with it off and it's not any differacne in air temp lees you sitting in traffic for 2 hours on a 90 degree day, with no air comming in under the hood...
     
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    I removed mine... and then put it back on along with a custom ram air system...and when i rev it up you can feel it sucking the air in...its niiice
     
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    Can someone tell me how to take the air silencer off??? I just want to see what it sounds like. I have a 97 V6, thanx
     
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    I've read about making a ram air for it, what did you use to make yours, do you think it actually works?
     
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    flex hose from the air silencer down the fender down to the fog light opening...
     
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  17. HoofBeatsRfastr

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    Does it actually give you a noticable increase in hp if you do it this way? If so, how big of flex tubing do you need??
     
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  18. 30AnnivStang

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    no, it doesn't do anything.
     
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    My friend said he could tell a difference the faster he went... and i can feel a little on the high end...3" felx hose...
     
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  20. 97v6Silver

    97v6Silver it came to $4.56 and i got $0.44 change from a 5,

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    if you do it on both sides then it's more noticable but make sure you use a double ended filter so it can take in air from the fender while it's not moving too fast...
     
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