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Ram Air Duct for GK5

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Old 11-30-2017, 04:35 PM
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If it improves mpg, then I'm definitely interested. I'm disappointed in the lack of intakes for our Fit, especially CARB legal ones.
 
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Originally Posted by kingjerry14 View Post
If it improves mpg, then I'm definitely interested. I'm disappointed in the lack of intakes for our Fit, especially CARB legal ones.
In my experience it hasn't improved MPG, but certainly hasn't hurt it either.

I don't think you'd need CARB certification as this is just a scoop and not a change of filter, but not an expert.
 
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Was changing out the air filter in my wife's Kia Forte SX the other day, her 2.4L engine has the very type scoop/intake/whateveryawannacall it stock from the factory, looks about the same as the prototype here, maybe even larger/wider. Now I want one even more on the Fit...
 
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Old 12-01-2017, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by 2Rismo2 View Post
In my experience it hasn't improved MPG
So what does it do? Is throttle response better? Power increase? Just more noise?
 
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Originally Posted by sneefy View Post
So what does it do? Is throttle response better? Power increase? Just more noise?
Does it make any differences or just suck up leaves?
 
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Old 12-01-2017, 04:21 PM
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Originally Posted by kingjerry14 View Post
Does it make any differences or just suck up leaves?
Apparently there isnt enough of a sample size stateside that would suggest that it improves anything. But if 2Rismo2 agrees since he and I are the only ones with the air duct stateside, that at the very least it does improve throttle response, from my experience at the mid-range is noticeable. Since its gotten colder the past month where I live, intake temps have been cooler and throttle response a lot more noticeable in the colder environment. As far as sound, about a notch or 2 louder. Harder to tell now that I have the RV6 catless DP exhaust sound in the way.

My plan to dyno and share the data would help. Unfortunately I havent gotten to that point. Too busy modding the car still lol
 
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Originally Posted by sneefy View Post
So what does it do? Is throttle response better? Power increase? Just more noise?
Throttle response is better. Power increase, hmm not sure as I haven't dynoed it. It definitely pulls better at mid to high speeds though. Intake noise has increased as well.

I documented my experience starting here: Ram Air Intake
 
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What is the current list at? I am interested, especially after seeing your MPG difference.
 
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I found a couple videos that people may find interesting. One includes what appears to be the development of it. Pretty cool to see the fabrication process.


Installation:


Anyone able to translate?
 
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I'm interested if the price drops to a reasonable. I like mods like this. However it is a simple chunk of plastic..

For $150 Id rather find another stock piece to modify into similar fashion. Or just straight up make my own out of aluminum
 
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I’m interested in this. Any news on where the list is? Seems like a reasonable mod, wish it were a bit cheaper but I understand there are some manufacturing/importation costs
 
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Old 02-28-2018, 05:56 PM
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Hi All,

Placing an order for 10 units. It has been difficult negotiating a price for a bulk quantity as this part is very popular in South East Asia. If I can get a headcount, I can make reservations for 10 people total, so please confirm your interest.

Will be selling these at $175 shipped. I will update the interest list until it is filled.

Thanks!
 
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Order placed for 10pcs. Will get another update March 5th.
 
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updates added on 1st page regarding these working on 2018+ Fit models. Also I have 3 commitments. 7 more units available for anyone else who wants to get their hands on one. I think this will be the only order I'll make. These are just way to expensive and my supplier doesn't want to budge for a bulk order. I tried my best.

Thanks!
 
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Old 03-11-2018, 05:59 PM
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Is this still happening or are you still waiting to get 10 people to confirmed?

If in hand, I'm interested.
 
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Originally Posted by orataro View Post
Is this still happening or are you still waiting to get 10 people to confirmed?

If in hand, I'm interested.
He HAS placed an order for 10, with 3 commitments, and is awaiting delivery from overseas, as I understand it.
 
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He HAS placed an order for 10, with 3 commitments, and is awaiting delivery from overseas, as I understand it.
Thanks for your inquiry Orataro! Like Fuelish shared, 10 have been ordered and have arrived in the US. I am expecting to receive them this week. Much faster than anticipated.

I will PM each of the priority interests the payment details soon.

Thanks for everyone's patience!

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Originally Posted by TougeMonster_GK5 View Post
Thanks for your inquiry Orataro! Like Fuelish shared, 10 have been ordered and have arrived in the US. I am expecting to receive them this week. Much faster than anticipated.

I will PM each of the priority interests the payment details soon.

Thanks for everyone's patience!

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Cool....thanks for the update
 
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Old 03-12-2018, 03:42 PM
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FWIW,, I've tested a few different intakes on various cars over the years(Including some fairly exotic open wheel cars) and what the tuners/shops typically forget is that on a drive on dyno there is no air flowing at the front of the car, to do an intake test in reality you need a dyne in a wind tunnel calibrated to match wind speed to tire speed, or your really not testing the full potential.

So your real test is on a highway with a on car engine tuning system to calibrate the tune then some 1/4 to half mile timed runs to calculate the power change..
 
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...to do an intake test in reality you need a dyne in a wind tunnel calibrated to match wind speed to tire speed, or your really not testing the full potential.
Never really thought about it, but that sounds appropriate
 

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