[V8] Exhaust note
David.Coleman at blackrock.com
Fri May 2 13:19:08 PDT 2008
Then why are those blasted inlet trumpets for each snorkel such flimsy
and ill-fitting pieces of crap?
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> From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 4:12 PM
> To: dsaad at icehouse.net; cobram at juno.com
> Cc: v8 at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: [V8] Exhaust note
> Before you all go disconnecting your intake cover and snorkels, be
> that the stock setup is as close as it gets to a cold air induction
> for our cars. The double walled, insulated snorkels keep the heat
> engines make, out of the induction system. Although it may sound cool,
> probably losing a few ponies on a good summers day.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <cobram at juno.com>
> To: <dsaad at icehouse.net>
> Cc: <v8 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 12:14 AM
> Subject: Re: [V8] Exhaust note
> >I haven't run an air intake housing in over a decade. The filter
> > in place without it, and after my U-V8Q incident I prefer the intake
> > far above the "water line" as possible too. Mileage does suffer,
> > only due to uncontrollable foot to throttle application. Worth
> > penny to me, YMMV of course.
> > BCNU,
> > http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> > "In my many years I have come to a conclusion
> > that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm,
> > and three or more is a congress."
> > Dave Saad <dsaad at icehouse.net> writes:
> >> To tell the truth, I usually don't want to hear the exhaust noise
> >> any car that I have to drive for more than 30 seconds. Induction
> >> noise on the other hand - there is nothing like the wild scream
> >> these
> >> engines make with an un-muffled intake. I am sure you could suck
> >> squirrels right out of the trees at 6K RPM. Even better than
> >> the air cleaner off Dads 1968 GMC pickup when I was a kid. Boy -
> >> that brings back memories. Like commonly going through 10 gallons
> >> gas in one night. I have to admit, a 327 with a Rochester
> >> "quadrapig"
> >> carb and "three on the tree" transmission was almost all you needed
> >> for some big fun!! (just add beer and girl, or just beer)
> >> Last summer when I rebuilt my motor, I did take it out for a short
> >> drive with just the headers and no air cleaner. The neighbors
> >> weren't that impressed but I sure had fun :-)
> >> Dave
> > Mike Del Tergo wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Lots of past discussion on what pipes to run. Anyone ever run
> >> > without their air cleaner cover?
> >> > Had to make a quick run with mine off as I was in the middle of
> >> > air filter swap when I was called out.
> >> > That is a great noise when stomped on and no cover!
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