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Old 07-10-2010, 05:19 PM
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The temp of the air or presence of a heat shield doesn't really matter. For every 10 degrees F you will get about 1 more hp out of the engine(@ the fly). A small heat shield isnt going to make or break the deal, its designed to keep the filter clean more than anything. What you're looking for is a way to suck in a higher volume of air with less restriction. THAT is where you will see an improvement, not so much the intake temp. Thats why many intakes have slow rounded bends and a larger diameter. I would stay away from it because of the lack of quality, but that's just me.
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