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Old 06-29-2007, 12:45 AM
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I was curious if anyone takes out and doesnt use there second filter that is int he stock intake tube. And if you did take it out did you have a difference. Thankyou
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Old 06-29-2007, 12:47 AM
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Yep, took it out about two weeks after I bought my car....Difference = minimal.......but no negative difference....

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Old 06-29-2007, 01:05 AM
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i saw this DIY mod and decided to check it out and didnt have anything in my intake.
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Old 06-29-2007, 01:07 AM
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ORIGINAL: TrIpOd

i saw this DIY mod and decided to check it out and didnt have anything in my intake.
What year is your car? 05's only I believe....

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Old 06-29-2007, 01:08 AM
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My 06 did not have one, I read somewhere that they only out them in the 05's.
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Old 06-29-2007, 01:25 AM
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so it's ok to remove?.. without a tune?
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Old 06-29-2007, 03:51 AM
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I read in Modified Mustangs magazine about this. They removed that piece, which is a vapor trap, and gained 4 horsepower at the wheels! Testing was done by Alternative Auto.

The vapor trap prevents fuel vapor from escaping through the engine and out of the car via the air induction system.


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Old 06-29-2007, 03:59 AM
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yeah i read up on an old thread and saw another dyno where they gained 6rwhp and 5rwtq from removing it.

i just took mine out.
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Old 06-29-2007, 04:36 AM
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Becareful it might void your warranty
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