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View Poll Results: Intake elbow benefits?
MPG increase 2 15.38%
Cooler EGTs 3 23.08%
Power gain 3 23.08%
Other... please post if you check this one 6 46.15%
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post #1 of 20 Old 12-26-2008, 09:47 AM Thread Starter
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Intake elbow

Those of you that have installed an intake elbow. Did you notice any gains (power, cooler EGT, MPG etc)?


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No. Just consider it a supporting mod, like intake and exhaust. Couldn't tell you if it was worth it or not.

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It made my wallet lighter... I recall a chart showing up to a 10ft lb of torque increase, but like Dave said, it's mostly a supporting mod.

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Works great as a supporting mod, I noticed a big difference(SOTP) when I first used it with my Quad module, and when I shifted to the SCT.


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Noticed a slight drop in EGT, coupled with the "butterfly valve delete" mod. Wasn't towing at the time so can't give a "loaded" number in degrees of EGT drop. Got the trailer with the truck as it sits today.

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noticed nothing. got it cuz it was only 70 for the polished 05+ version.

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didnt notice a dam thing lol. only good thing is the bung for my n20 line.

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nitrous gets shot into the intake elbow?

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nitrous gets shot into the intake elbow?
That's probably the most popular location for a single shot.

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