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Old 09-18-2011, 03:35 PM
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WOW!!!

I dont usually post "butt dyno" results, but I cant wait to get to the track!
I added my own lower Ram-Air tube to the Volant with excellent results!!!

Not being the patient type, I wasn't satisfied to wait for Volants release of their lower scoop in November
...besides our Track closes after the first week in Oct.

So off to Lowes for some more flex tube, so now I have Dual 3" feeder tubes to my air box,
one to the stock fender port and one directly to the bottom of the Volant box,
But BOTH force fed and Ram'd from the front bumper opening.

I know a smooth tube would be better than the ribbed flex tube,
but for now this works and I'm out less than $20 total until the scoop is available.




View from the Bottom looking up (Left tube goes to the air box, Right goes up the fender)










View from below where the tube enters the lower port on the Volant box.
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What's going to happen for the Airaid? =)
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My track buddy already has dibbs on all my left overs
...he's still using my old K&N drop-in and needs an upgrade.
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My track buddy already has dibbs on all my left overs
...he's still using my old K&N drop-in and needs an upgrade.
Haha, cool. Actually, I realized after I posted that you are in Canada and it wouldn't be worth shipping down if you were selling. Was worth a shot
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BRH - As always, you are awesome in your mods. I can't wait to see the track results. You are one of the few people on this forum that backs it up with proof. Thanks for all of your informative posts.
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keep up the great work! i'm excited to see what you do at the track!!
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^^also excited to see track results!
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A lot of great info in this thread. Thanks. I think after everything I have read, I'm going with the Volant.
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This is what I did to mine last I only ran one though yours looks cool with 2. I just zip tied mine to that weird shaped bumper bracket works great and you can feel it sucking air as well.
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Ran Friday Night and Saturday but the Day got cut short with rain,
...and it's looking like all day Sunday is going to be a write-off now too.
So I didnt' get time for a back to back run with the Volant vs Airaid.
My only concern with Volant was I didn't think the Powercore filter would be as free flowing as the Huge Airaid.

One quick test run proved me wrong though,
I did make a single pass using the rammed Volant, but without the filter
... it was pretty much the same results as with the filter in place.
so I guess there's no need to retro-fit my big Airaid filter into the Volant box now.

The DA was over 2000' so I didn't break any records at the top end,
just the usual low 14's/ high 13's...but holy crap My launch and 60' got better.
LT Headers will make up for the lack of top end of the track next Spring.

For now I'm pretty happy, Volant Ram-Air + Edge Torque Converter + Sonnax
= New personal best 60' results with several 1.8xx's and 8.8xx 1/8th mile runs






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We traded wins back and forth, mostly me winning at the tree and them trying to catch me before the end.
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