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Old 07-27-2013, 10:57 PM   #22024
nightdown fox
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Originally Posted by 13whiteguywrx View Post
Well I guess I need to do a bit more research. Call me a moron dumbass all day long it's okay doesn't offend me one bit. I am new to subaru and the way to tune them. Thanks for the advice I understand your trying to help. I will throw my stock box back on and go from their. Have a good Sunday. Just difficult to hear one thing and be told something else same day. Research time.
Yeah man no worries, just research. The measurements you took don't take into account the piping differences and airflow in that intake versus the stock intake. MAF sensors on modern turbocharged applications are extremely tricky. It's one of the reasons why SPT stopped offering the intake for late model WRX/STIs. It's the same deal on the Mazdaspeeds that also use MAF sensors. The stock intakes on those cars are horrible, and aftermarket intakes actually give moderate gains... But with direct injection and no tune, the fuel pumps can't keep up. Now on the older SRT-4s with a MAP sensor, you can do an intake all day long with no tune... But it also doesn't net you any more power than stock. Generally, the Subaru stock intake is pretty well engineered, so intakes don't give any gains at stock+ levels (other than sound) but they have to be tuned for.

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Can anyone answer my question? Hahaha
Stock intake is good for 350+ hp... But you're already at stage 2, and it's just a map swap away for an intake, so why not...?

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