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Old 01-13-2004, 06:24 PM   #1
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I've seen this on zzp and I have no idea what it does. I'm just curious.
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It replaces the stock oil filer cap (plastic) with an attractive chrome one with foam air filter.
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Performance wise it does absolutely nothing. It is purely a cosmetis thing.
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And since it'* just for looks, get the one from http://southfloridapulleyhq.com, it looks much better! I have it myself. Here'* the direct link just in case you're interested: http://www.southfloridapulleyhq.com/...components.htm

Just scroll down and click on the breather product info
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i had heard that on modern cars the breather actully HURT performance , esp. on fuel injected cars. is this true?


::edit:: W00t, post 300!
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I wouldn't say that. At least I know I haven't had any ill effects from using mine.
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