10 August 2011
If you have been in the game of modifying cars for 10 years or so and got your start modding compact cars, you probably remember the good old days when adding a cold air intake was probably the first or second engine mod you did to your car. In those days a really well-designed intake could add as much as 10 or more whp to your car’s output and even the most basic, poorly designed ebay intake usually added at least a few dyno-verifiable horsepower. A cold air intake was considered to be a good bang for the buck modification and thousands were sold. Even the most mechanically inept were usually able to install an intake with a few simple hand tools.
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