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have you heard of? (forced induction)

Discussion in 'Forced Induction' started by aziz93, Aug 20, 2003.

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  1. aziz93

    aziz93 Junior Member

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    have you heard of the tornado its a things that swrils to pull more air into your intake and if anyone has it is it worth getting?
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    its a worhtless piece of shit. thats about it.
     
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    Here is something I came across the other day:

    The Tornado device, often seen on late-nite TV infomercials, is a cookie-cutter shaped piece of metal that slides in your intake and supposedly creates a swirling motion in the incoming air. The manufacturer claims that this swirling motion increases fuel economy and horsepower.

    However, this device is a waste of money and really just restricts air coming through your intake. Actual dyno tests made after installation have shown either no difference or a small loss in horsepower. The air cannot continue its swirling effect all the way through the throttle body and intake manifold, thus renderring the Tornado device useless. Our intake systems are already designed for maximum airflow, and putting fins in the path of the air only blocks that flow. In addition, the valve setup of our engines (2 intake, 1 exhaust) already mixes the fuel and air well enough to negate the need for the Tornado. Buyer Beware.
     
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    Obviously someone with a 12 valve engine write that one :p
     
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    BigJ I'm just about that action Boss. VIP

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    We bought one last summer for one of the many s10 blazers we had, I didn't see a difference at all, just a big pile of shit and a waste of our 60 bucks.
     
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    but its on tv! they cant lie on TV!! :D
     
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    you mean the 50 bucks i sent the televangelist wont save me!!!
     
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    wildbillhatchbac the OG VIP

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    Bringing dead threads back for the sake of adding zero value comments is a bad thing. Please refrain from doing so in the future.

    Thread locked to prevent further post whoring.

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