[200q20v] Re: [audi20v] Cone Filter & Exhaust

Chris Covington malth at umich.edu
Thu Feb 1 09:55:27 EST 2001

ps - his car had more miles than mine and mine had a full tune-up a few
months earlier (cap, rotor, wires, plugs).

On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Chris Covington wrote:

> I think the Cone filter makes your car faster in the winter, slower in the
> summer (more heat soak).  So it's all about the tradeoff - if you're an
> Alaska lister, it should suit you well, but otherwise you'll lose some
> seat of the pants in the summer when it's hot out.  I noticed an
> improvement, having installed the cone in the middle of the winter, and
> then a slight decrease in the summer.  But the sound was cool...
> ps - another tale, my CQ w/Scorpion & w/Cone was slower than my friend's
> CQ with cone only (stock exhaust) & I had the added benefit of sounding
> like a fart-mobile (that's a little harsh but it was my car).  It would've
> been interesting to see stock panel vs. cone.
> Chris
> '91 2cq

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