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Old 05 Sep 2012, 06:30 am
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Hello everyone. I'm new in the game; recently put a Spectre intake filter on the stock intake pipe and performance torque mounts but otherwise bone-stock. Next I am looking to completely replace the stock UCP from intake to throttle body with BOV. However I have no clue what the best option is. Can anyone offer any advice? Thanks in advance!
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Old 05 Sep 2012, 06:37 am
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first off, ditch that stock air filter to turbo pipe for a non restrictive one. It's also been proven the stock air box with K&N drop in filter works the best. Unless you just like the open filter for noise
If you're interested, there's a used but in very nice condition IC to TB pipe (UPP) f/s on PTCrewdotcom
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Old 05 Sep 2012, 06:49 am
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first off, ditch that stock air filter to turbo pipe for a non restrictive one. It's also been proven the stock air box with K&N drop in filter works the best. Unless you just like the open filter for noise
If you're interested, there's a used but in very nice condition IC to TB pipe (UPP) f/s on PTCrewdotcom
Thanks for the info. Yea I like the noise and the look of the new filter better, tho I DONT like fake sounds (noisy mufflers, turbo sound tips, etc..). I would def be interested in the f/s part. Could I ask you to shoot me the link? My only source of internet is my tiny android phone and its a PITA sometimes... thanks again!
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Thanks for the info. Yea I like the noise and the look of the new filter better, tho I DONT like fake sounds (noisy mufflers, turbo sound tips, etc..). I would def be interested in the f/s part. Could I ask you to shoot me the link? My only source of internet is my tiny android phone and its a PITA sometimes... thanks again!
we don't need no stinking mufflers
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first off, ditch that stock air filter to turbo pipe for a non restrictive one. It's also been proven the stock air box with K&N drop in filter works the best. Unless you just like the open filter for noise
If you're interested, there's a used but in very nice condition IC to TB pipe (UPP) f/s on PTCrewdotcom

Do you have a link to this proof?

I would like to take a look at it, see when the differences show up.

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There is some old posts on here, don't remember were. They talked about dyno testing that showed this. Been a long time since I read it. But the fact that it gets it's air outside of the engine bay was the biggest reason for the performance advantage. Cooler air.
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There is some old posts on here, don't remember were. They talked about dyno testing that showed this. Been a long time since I read it. But the fact that it gets it's air outside of the engine bay was the biggest reason for the performance advantage. Cooler air.

Pretty sure I read it over at PT Crew before I became a moderator here so it's been a long time. PT Crew guys are into every bit of power they can get and dyno tested everything including taking the rubber strip off the the outer rim of the engine bay. They do dyno runs and heat sensor readings on almost everything.
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Do you have a link to this proof?

I would like to take a look at it, see when the differences show up.

Thanks!
as stated before, THier at PTCrew dot com (search) did the DYNO test with stock air box vs, open cone filter. Stock box w/KN filter with a car or two cool down in between. I dont recall if the air box was modded or not. Mustang dyno BTW. I was there and set up the dyno time in
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