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Old May 23rd, 2009, 07:19 PM
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trumpet air intake

seriously, why do people keep telling me to take the damn trumpet off my air intake...but I actually see the advantage of taking the whole thing and shortening the pipes and bring the air in from a better area of the engine bay, where its cooler...had thoughts of even cutting threw my fender..haha but havnt done anything yet...

has anyone ever done a transfer on this? and moved the intake to a different position?
very interested in ideas..
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Old May 24th, 2009, 01:12 AM
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Honestly, I doubt you will notice any difference at all. Unless you are driving in really dusty areas or have completely waterproofed the engine bay and electronics and have a snorkel, you aren't going to see any advantage. Even performance cars don't see much difference unless you are really taking them to the limits, and even then, it is negligible. I wouldn't bother changing anything unless it is for off-road use. On regular roads the only thing to do would be a snorkel (and it would just be for looks on the road). Just my $.02
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I have removed the trumpet/intake silencer off on a couple of my V8 trucks. It makes the truck sound faster (lots of intake noise). In reality I always got worse fuel economy because my right foot was always planted on the floor to hear that sound.
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I took it off my classic, I couldnt tell any nosie difference on the Defender.
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