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For those of you that have big mouth, is it worth it? I had it in the cart and then I closed the page...lol. For $300 (give or take) do you actually notice any difference/improvement? Thanks.
 

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For those of you that have big mouth, is it worth it? I had it in the cart and then I closed the page...lol. For $300 (give or take) do you actually notice any difference/improvement? Thanks.
I've had mine installed for half a year now, and since I have a Sxth Short Ram intake without a heat box/shield; I cannot tell you 100% if there are any gains or improvement.

The principle behind these intake ducts is that when the air goes through the duct it collects more air, and it gets "compressed" to make it colder, thus pushing more "cold air" into your intake box/engine compartment. That's how it works in theory, and I only know of one person who has actually "conducted" his findings but I am unsure of where they are at this time. If I Remember Correctly, it lowered the intake temperature by like 5-10°F.

Whether or not it actually does anything. There is definitely more air flow into the engine bay/intake box, because the stock intake "mouth" faces upwards; thus further restricting airflow to the intake. (P/N:28212-G3000 If you wanted to see what it looks like)

You can get it in multiple colors, and honestly it looks cool especially if you got a color that sticks out. I wanted to keep my car more in the "sleeper" stage, so I got a color that blends in. I'd buy it again if I had to.
 

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I've had mine installed for half a year now, and since I have a Sxth Short Ram intake without a heat box/shield; I cannot tell you 100% if there are any gains or improvement.

The principle behind these intake ducts is that when the air goes through the duct it collects more air, and it gets "compressed" to make it colder, thus pushing more "cold air" into your intake box/engine compartment. That's how it works in theory, and I only know of one person who has actually "conducted" his findings but I am unsure of where they are at this time. If I Remember Correctly, it lowered the intake temperature by like 5-10°F.

Whether or not it actually does anything. There is definitely more air flow into the engine bay/intake box, because the stock intake "mouth" faces upwards; thus further restricting airflow to the intake. (P/N:28212-G3000 If you wanted to see what it looks like)

You can get it in multiple colors, and honestly it looks cool especially if you got a color that sticks out. I wanted to keep my car more in the "sleeper" stage, so I got a color that blends in. I'd buy it again if I had to.

Last time I checked compressing air raises the air temperature. Quite the opposite of making it colder.
 

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Last time I checked compressing air raises the air temperature. Quite the opposite of making it colder.
Yepp, it does indeed. Thats not what these do, as I misinterpreted/ forgot how big my inlet was, but after looking at it for a while I realized I was incorrect on air compression. (I was also thinking about those forced air cardboard contraptions you see people use on their PC rigs)

Based off of Velossa Tech's website these are supposed to *help* get engine bay/intake temperatures back down to ambient temperatures. As seen here: https://www.velossatechdesign.com/blogs/news/velossa-tech-designs-official-blog-has-launched
 

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Yepp, it does indeed. Thats not what these do, as I misinterpreted/ forgot how big my inlet was, but after looking at it for a while I realized I was incorrect on air compression. (I was also thinking about those forced air cardboard contraptions you see people use on their PC rigs)

Based off of Velossa Tech's website these are supposed to *help* get engine bay/intake temperatures back down to ambient temperatures. As seen here: https://www.velossatechdesign.com/blogs/news/velossa-tech-designs-official-blog-has-launched

I don't see anything that describes how it works. I assume the idea is simply that it's pulling air from outside the car more so than the standard inlet which is subject to more under hood temps compared to the "big mouth"


I must admit I don't understand why folks buy a car like this then waste money on "go fast" mods. If you want to go fast this isn't the car to get you there.
 

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Agree. Air going from higher to lower pressure makes for colder air. Compressed gas molecules have higher energy(more kinetic and potential energy from being in tight quarters).
 

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I don't see anything that describes how it works. I assume the idea is simply that it's pulling air from outside the car more so than the standard inlet which is subject to more under hood temps compared to the "big mouth"


I must admit I don't understand why folks buy a car like this then waste money on "go fast" mods. If you want to go fast this isn't the car to get you there.
Its called customization. Making it yours.
 

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I don't see anything that describes how it works. I assume the idea is simply that it's pulling air from outside the car more so than the standard inlet which is subject to more under hood temps compared to the "big mouth"
I must admit I don't understand why folks buy a car like this then waste money on "go fast" mods. If you want to go fast this isn't the car to get you there.

For whatever reason I couldn't log in yesterday, even though I was putting my password in correctly, so I couldn't respond to this.
Based on that blog post they made on their website, it's supposed to make intake temps in the engine bay/box more ambient due to the amount of air its directing into the intake duct. It's also supposed to increase intake pressures (obviously if you're putting more air into the general direction of the intake/filter it'll give you more air to suck in. From other forums on the internet, there are people who can tell that it increases pressure (I believe it was the Ford Fiesta ST forum that I read it off of from a google search.

I can also agree with you on the "go fast" mods, in some instances its a huge waste of money. For others, its not. In the case of my car, I know that the stock intake is EXTREMELY restrictive, as well as the intake duct, and the Intercooler "Resonator", so those are all replaced on mine. I know you can't do very much power on the stock tune and these parts just thrown onto the vehicle; I'm perfectly fine with the maybe 10-20 hp gain (if that even) with all these "bolt ons". As long as my car isn't struggling to get up to speed I'm happy.
 
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