Colder air = Vroom

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Colder air = Vroom

Postby jnespappa » Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:42 pm

Have mercy. It was 46 deg. F this morning and my truck was accelerating like a missile. Ah, the sweet sound of a V8 at 5,000 RPM's.

Anyone else getting the cool air lead-foot syndrome?
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Postby newguy » Mon Oct 24, 2005 12:52 pm

Oh yeah, me and the car both love the denser molecules....With mild bolt ons and an auto, my little Altima will bark 2nd gear when wound out much easier than it does during our seeming 9 months or terribly hot and humid summers....

I can even hear the intake sucking at near idle...gotta love a 8" true aluminum velocity stack system....:)
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Postby Cuddles » Mon Oct 24, 2005 1:26 pm

My little ebay intake sucks in the cold air and if I time hold the throtle right the suction sounds like that of a turbo :)
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Postby X-OvrDistortion » Mon Oct 24, 2005 4:28 pm

The cold air might make a difference to my gas milleage, but you have to let the car warm up for like 15 inutes, so that nullifies any gas savings that could have happened.

I love the way a CAI sounds.
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Postby John » Mon Oct 24, 2005 4:54 pm

Fun stuff in the vans I have to drive, my car, eh, not always a huge or extremely noticable difference...
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Postby elyk89 » Mon Oct 24, 2005 6:53 pm

oh yeah!!! peeled and kept the tires spinning for a good 3 car lengths in a BERETTA :D that's what i'm talkin' about.
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Postby Big Mack » Tue Oct 25, 2005 1:35 am

X-OvrDistortion wrote:The cold air might make a difference to my gas milleage, but you have to let the car warm up for like 15 inutes, so that nullifies any gas savings that could have happened.

I love the way a CAI sounds.


WTH kind of car do you have that you have to let it warm up for 15 minutes? Most vehicles made after 1995 warm up to the low end of the normal op temperature in 3 minutes, give or take. Too bad you don't live out here...the oil never gets a chance to cool down, LOL.

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Postby X-OvrDistortion » Tue Oct 25, 2005 6:26 am

Big Mack wrote:WTH kind of car do you have that you have to let it warm up for 15 minutes? Most vehicles made after 1995 warm up to the low end of the normal op temperature in 3 minutes, give or take. Too bad you don't live out here...the oil never gets a chance to cool down, LOL.

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When it is -35 degrees outside, I tend to let it warm up a little longer. :cwm19:

Gosh, to be back in the LB again.
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Postby John » Tue Oct 25, 2005 7:11 am

Plus, well, forget the engine, it's nice to drive with out shivering and shaking uncontrollably...
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Postby josh99ta » Tue Oct 25, 2005 10:14 am

Definitely Mark. The Trans Am will see the track once more before the year is out to take full advantage of the cooler air.
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