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Old 11-27-2011, 03:07 PM
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Originally Posted by TNC View Post
While doing research for a DIY mod of adding an air inlet to the OEM box, I ran across one of these on a Google search. Looked pretty funky. It did get me to thinking about the principle, however. If you're making a ram air setup to add to your OEM box or aftermarket CAI, do you gain much ram air effect if you have the fender opening still operating. I mean, it seems like the ram air effect at speed would lose a lot with another large opening in the intake tract. Maybe still a benefit, but wouldn't a good bit of the "pressure" just go out the fender inlet?...pressure taking the path of least resistance and all.
"IF" you're worried about back flow out the fender then why not install a simple flapper valve over the fender inlet? It would allow flow from the fender but flap shut if the pressure/flow from the other inlet overcame it.
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