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wherdZ
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Sep 12, 3:57pm - #44430 
butterfly valve

how much horse will this removal of the butterfly valve gain, and is it bad for your engine, because my Short Ram makes my engine die sometimes on full stops, so i want to try to do this mod instead of my ram Intake


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Sep 12, 4:12pm - #44431 
VERRRRYY little. maybe 1-2 horsepower. for being free it's a decent mod. makes you car a little (and i mean "little) more responsive and the engine slightly louder. Short Ram is better and CAI even better.


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Sep 12, 10:40pm - #44432 
yea but every time i put my Short Ram on, my engine starts shaking likes its about to die at a complete stop


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Sep 13, 11:35am - #44433 
are you sure all the hoses are fine and not binding? have you cleaned your maf sensor? did you also reset the ecu? have you had a tune up in a recently? i'm not sure what else it could be...


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Sep 13, 3:15pm - #44434 
how do you clean the maf sensor>?


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Sep 15, 7:29am - #44435 
Originally Posted by wherdZ
how do you clean the maf sensor>?
try the search option since i've replied to this type of question a few times. thumbsup


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Sep 15, 8:49am - #44436 
If you already have a Short Ram Intake though, you wouldn't have a butterfly valve confused

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Sep 15, 9:34am - #44437 
I cleaned my MAF and noticed a little bit better response. Just take it off and use a q-tip dipped in rubbing alcohol and gently swab the area that the air "hits" there is a small bulb like thingy and if you look up the black plastic shaft you will also see another spot you can clean. Be careful though it would suck to break it. Ps. sorry Im not more familiar with the technical names of the aforementioned items.

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