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Offline GTIwilko

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oversized induction kit.
« on: January 10, 2022, 05:51:23 pm »
hi guys, first post in the group. read a lot of threads and there seems to be a lot of information out there on which has been very useful!

I was thinking of going stage 1 with my mk5 GTI and was going to order a an oversized RAM AIR INDUCTION KIT as well. if I fitted this prior to the stage 1 map would this effect the MAFs reading of the airflow to the engine and cause any warning lights or problems Because of on increase in air flow?


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Re: oversized induction kit.
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2022, 12:55:32 pm »
Won’t cause any problems/warning lights

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Re: oversized induction kit.
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2022, 03:57:14 pm »
Is there any value to the oversized intake (a) at Stage 1 and (b) beyond over the normal size offering from Ramair?

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Re: oversized induction kit.
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2022, 03:59:36 pm »
No.  A little 2L 4 pot with a standard turbo can only draw in so much air.


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Re: oversized induction kit.
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2022, 02:42:03 pm »
The HP fuel pump will restrict power more than the air box.
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