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Old 11-26-2008, 07:12 AM   #62 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by tasdrouille View Post
I have been running since July with cross flow to the IC blocked. Haven't noticed variation in pressure with or without the block. There is not even much variation in IAT between stock and blocked. No variation at all driving on flat terrain. I noticed a 18 F difference on a one mile 6% grade at 60 mph, but that's pretty much it, I never boost for extended period of times.
That makes sense. If the turbo isn't being used then the intake air is not being compressed/heated and the IC becomes just another part of the ductwork.
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