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converting a trd sport to ram air

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by JRSYJAY, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. Sep 8, 2011 at 2:28 AM
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    JRSYJAY

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    i was thinking about adding a ram air to my 2011 sport pkg. wondering how to go about it and how much it would cost. any help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Sep 8, 2011 at 2:30 AM
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    jdmdcfan

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    Hope you don't plan on using the hood scoop.
     
  3. Sep 8, 2011 at 3:38 AM
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    i do want to use the hood scoop. thats why im asking if anyone knows how to do it. i could just install an underbelly ram air. no biggie there!
     
  4. Sep 8, 2011 at 3:47 AM
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    chilidogrc

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    Seriously though, its not worth it. The skewp is in a low pressure area. Search around, theres lots of threads regarding this issue.
     
  5. Sep 8, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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    search around the site this has been brought up many times..

    the scoop is a low air pressure spot, so its pretty much pointless.


    EDIT: just read the post above mine.... pretty much said the exact thing lol my bad
     
  6. Sep 8, 2011 at 5:27 AM
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    why do posts keep mentioning the scoop, he said
    thats what he didn't want to use.
     
  7. Sep 8, 2011 at 5:36 AM
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    ??
     
  8. Sep 8, 2011 at 5:43 AM
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    derp! :D I was thinking theres NO WAY he couldn't have
    seen the zillion threads saying: don't use the skewp!!
     
  9. Sep 8, 2011 at 5:48 AM
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    Pointless. Just look at the URD intake or similar as mentioned.
     
  10. Sep 8, 2011 at 5:57 AM
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    That's pretty crazy, wonder if it works, mytop to my cai is off, SC can't breath with a snorkel...
     
  13. Sep 8, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    If it does it's probably an immeasurable amount (even at speed), I wouldn't count on it though. I would do some exhaust work to help your SC though since you have a snorkel for a reason.
     
  14. Sep 8, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    dont do it, even if you can get it to work: one there will not be enough air coming in. Two you will collect alot of dirt and crap in the air or off the road.
     
  15. Sep 8, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    All I have to say is look at the shape, it's designed to have air go over it not in it. Looks good, imo yes, can it be turned into a performer, imo no.
     
  16. Sep 8, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    Yes, I believe that is it.
     
  17. Sep 8, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    Rather than doing a ram air, have you considered maybe sticking on a few aftermarket skewpz around your factory skewp for more horsepowers?
     
  19. Sep 8, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    hahahah!! where ya been?:D
     
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