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I'll either have a tab welded on during fabrication or afterwards...just like the way mine is now..
My composite BFI has a mounting bolt on the bottom of the 6 inch tube which I have two mounting brackets that I fabed up that go from bolt to fender wall. I concur that this intake kicks ass. Runs even better with ported tb, and free flowing exhaust. And way way better after my cam and dyno tune!
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fred, when do you see these coming? within the next 6 months? year?
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Im still very curious about my "airflow" prediction. Is there anyone that can confirm or deny my theory. Or tell me why something like this system is far superior to those like S&B or Volant.
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picture this, open your mouth as wide as you can and inhale. you can get alot of air in with little time(of course you have to swallow to keep going) but a motor doesnt. ok now just open your mouth normally and see how long it takes you to have to swallow. the wider, the more air and of course a motor doesnt have to swallow or run out of breath
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picture this, open your mouth as wide as you can and inhale. you can get alot of air in with little time(of course you have to swallow to keep going) but a motor doesnt. ok now just open your mouth normally and see how long it takes you to have to swallow. the wider, the more air and of course a motor doesnt have to swallow or run out of breath
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picture this, open your mouth as wide as you can and inhale. you can get alot of air in with little time(of course you have to swallow to keep going) but a motor doesnt. ok now just open your mouth normally and see how long it takes you to have to swallow. the wider, the more air and of course a motor doesnt have to swallow or run out of breath
haha I picture you doing this as your typing. I never doubted and still do not that a bigger, better, and easier flowing tube is going to increase performance and yes a bigger tube and a less restrictive filter will allow more air flow. My argument was people saying this tube going from 6"-3.5" where is meets the tb is going to speed up air flow or "push" air into the tb.

Do your same experiment inhaling, you can only inhale so fast or so much without an external force pushing or forcing more air in. If you were to hold a funnel and inhale through the small end of it your not going to speed up the airflow going into your lungs more than you would if you were to breath through a piece of 2" pvc pipe. Am I correct?
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lmao gonefishin....i knew that was coming as i was typing/doing my experiment haha

morepower, i get what your saying but think how much more "suction" a motor has than our mouth, think of tornadoes. the widest part it calm and you can "fly" in it but as is funnels down to the smallest point where it touches ground, its so strong it throws anything around...comprendo?
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I'm picturing a water hose...the smaller the tube the faster the water sprays...however less volume during a given amount of time. So I'm sure there is a peak diameter that allows the most air at the fastest velocity...that make sense?
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makes perfect sense, it Sean (our aerodynamic major) chimed in, he will have the exact laws and physics other than our imagination lol.
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I get what your saying, I just dont agree that the actual air speed at the point where the cai meets the tb is any faster with a tube that goes from 6"-3.5" than a straight tube of 3.5", all other factors the same. UNLESS air is being forced in, in such a way like ram air.

Theoretically lets say the engine is only capable of "sucking" air in at 100mph. no matter how big the inlet is the motor cant suck air any faster than that unless its being forced in. Its just that simple.
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