Originally Posted by Piwoslaw
Do you have any idea why acceleration wasn't better through the whole rpm scale, but was actually worse below 1500 and above 4000rpm, even though the pressure drop was greatly reduced? Would this imply that just swapping the intake for something larger would harm performance and/or fuel economy when the driver's style keeps rpms between 1000 and 2000?
Originally Posted by Julian Edgar
My idea for this is explained in the article.
OK, I went back and studied the graph and text again, and I see that I was in error! Acceleration is actually better below 1500 rpm
than with the stock intake. The y
-axis of the graph is in g
's, not in seconds, as I had thought.
My bad, terribly sorry about that.
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