Get a life and don't take this newsgroup thingy so seriously. BTW, when you
ask a question, proper English requires that a question mark be placed at
the end of the sentence. OK?
On 7/19/08 11:13 PM, in article g5uagd$u1s$ email@example.com,
I have a life. And I don't take hardly anything very seriously.
You asked an open-ended question for which the only possible answer is, yes.
And, you did it in all caps.
All I did was miss the punctuation at the end of a sentence. Get a life, and
don't take this newsgroup thing so seriously.
Obviously reading comprehension isn't big with you either..
The original posting, which was frome me, not Jeff said:
"no there are not. why are you YELLING AT US?" <--- notice question mark?
And just to return your compliment - I don't think you could get a life
if it was handed to you.
I'm not "yelling". My caps lock was on while I was typing and I was too lazy
to do it over. OK? Is that OK with you? Don't take this newsgroup thing so
seriously and don't be so snotty. Get a life.
On 7/21/08 2:12 PM, in article g62jhm$chi$ firstname.lastname@example.org, "admin"
The answer is basically (and it is much nicer when you aren't yelling) that
higher flow filters won't improve your mileage at all. They _can_ improve
your performance with the throttle wide open IF the airflow is the limiting
factor (which it is not on a stock vehicle). If you have done other things
to increase engine horsepower (and that includes a high flow exhaust system
and modified firmware at the very least), it's possible to get into a
situation where airflow limits you at maximum throttle and a high flow air
filter system can help a bit.
A lot of the high flow systems get their flow rate at the expense of
reduced filter efficiency. That's fine for a racing car, but it's really
bad news if you ever drive on dirt roads.
In the old days of carbs and manual chokes, airflow was a big deal because
changes in airflow would translate into changes in fuel mixture. These
days with modern fuel injection systems it becomes a big issue only at
high RPMs because the fuel injection system keeps the mixture correct. If
the filter clogs up a little, you have to press the pedal down a bit more
to get the same power, but the mixture is precisely the same as if your
filter was not restricting anything, because it's a closed-loop system now.
"C'est un Nagra. C'est suisse, et tres, tres precis."
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