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Air Intake Modification
09/01/18 at 22:46:40
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Thought that I would try this for the Fall Color Tour to get more power up the mountains. Hope it helps but I will convert it back to original when I get home.

  

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Re: Air Intake Modification
Reply #1 - 09/02/18 at 10:05:39
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Is it a turbo? Wink

I've read that the original air filtration is quite efficient if kept clean.

What we should try... 

Bring the original setup too.  Same hill, same weather conditions.  Climb the hill at full throttle. Swap out the system and climb it again.  Record speeds and any required downshifts and where they occur.  Write a full tech report for the Willys community.

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We don't do any of this and just have a kick ass time at the FCT. Cool
  

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Reply #2 - 09/02/18 at 10:45:29
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athawk11 wrote on 09/02/18 at 10:05:39:
Or...

We don't do any of this and just have a kick ass time at the FCT. Cool


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Re: Air Intake Modification
Reply #3 - 09/02/18 at 11:29:21
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Wouldn't the smallest diameter opening in the air intake system limit the amount of air that can get in?  I've run my 3a without the intake hooked up at all and it still seems to run the same.  But Hawky is right...this may be a question to be resolved by SCIENCE!   Wink Huh Grin
  

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Reply #4 - 09/03/18 at 10:47:42
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Yes I concur! And just so we keep science involved a cold beer at the end of the day with friends. Hmmmm a turbo you say!


  

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Re: Air Intake Modification
Reply #5 - 09/03/18 at 12:08:18
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Tumbleweed wrote on 09/03/18 at 10:47:42:
Yes I concur! And just so we keep science involved a cold beer at the end of the day with friends. Hmmmm a turbo you say!




A turbo AND a supercharger!  Yes, we are going to need science for sure, and definitely a few cold beers at the end of the day! Cool
  

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Re: Air Intake Modification
Reply #6 - 09/06/18 at 08:50:22
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I worked for the company that designed and sold that OEM filtration system to Willys, and I concur, spending our time on the Science of Cold Beer makes a lot of sense to me !!!
  

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