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vcel523
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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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Los Angeles, California
Feb 20, 5:28pm - #404936 
butterfly reinstall

So its been fun not having the butterfly valve in. Loud and sweet sounding, but I went about 25 miles the other day and used a ton of gas. It ruined the MPG, so alas, I'm gonna put the butterfly back in, and wait for what I already planned, Injen SRI in May. cry

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RevMonster
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RevMonster

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2003 Toyota Celica

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Orange County, Ca
Feb 20, 6:20pm - #404937 
rolleyes

The missing butterfly valve isn't causing your gas mileage to decrease.

Even if it did, an SRI would do the same thing, because they both work on the same principle (increasing air Intake).

Lastly, you'd never notice any mileage change from either mod, positive or negative. The impact would be so minor, going up a couple more hills than normal on a tank would have more impact. rolleyes


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hombredelassrtas
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2004 Toyota Celica

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Gainesville, FL
Feb 20, 6:34pm - #404938 
yea that didnt ruin your gas. and SRI woudl do the same thing. exactly wahat revmonster said smile

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sweetnuts4sale
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sweetnuts4sale
2002 Silver Toyota Celica
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2002 Toyota Celica

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Charleston, SC
Feb 20, 9:28pm - #404939 
try an oil change

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2003cbgts
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2003cbgts

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2003 Toyota Celica

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South Carolina
Feb 20, 9:39pm - #404940 
the one thing that i find that helps most with gas mileage is ... dont flog the shit outta the gas pedal thumbsup

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vcel523
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vcel523

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2003 Toyota Celica GT

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Los Angeles, California
Feb 20, 10:13pm - #404941 
I thought about that too, but when I discussed it with my dad he insisted that it was the butterfly. I don't think he realizes the SRI takes out the butterfly.

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TweakedCelica
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TweakedCelica
2002 Black Baby! Toyota Celica GT
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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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Clarion, PA
Feb 20, 10:22pm - #404942 
def not the butterfly valve... like everyone else has said, you wouldn't even notice the difference, and the SRI would be the same as w/o the bvalve... thumbsup

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2002 Toyota Celica GT

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San Diego, CA
Feb 20, 11:47pm - #404943 
nope, if anything, my MPG remains constant. my car feels better and even when i gas it hard, the gas goes down accordingly thumbsup


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