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Old 11-28-2004, 06:59 AM   #11
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Vibrant performance (aka "rice" company)

sells mandrel bent , and straight alum tube peices as intercooler piping

they sell 3inch, 2 3/4 inch, 2 1/2 inch, 2inch ... all in 45* 15inch long, 90* 13inch long and straight 18inch long

they also sell the re-enforced silicon sleeves of the same diameters to go with em... but only in blue
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GonneVille
I just switched from a 2.5" AutoZone rice-pipe to a 3" FWI, and the differnce in flow accounts for a noticable bump in HP and torque,
so if there is turbulence problem compared to a metal pipe I wouldn't know it.
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FWI with K&N filter:
alot of that was due to the fact that you didnt have a heat shield on there. Turbulence doesnt account for that much of a difference.
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