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Old 05-22-2016, 11:09 AM
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Default Fabspeed intake, car feels slower???

Just installed Fabspeed intake on my 09 c4s and while the sound is "better" seems like there is a decrease in throttle response and car seems more lethargic and heavy. Anyone had this experience? I want to like it but think I might take it off.

Ps I just read new post by member who did a very interesting comparison of stock vs fab and fab showed favorable comparison - confused

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Old 06-05-2016, 02:48 AM
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Dyno it, remove it, and dyno it again. Then report back.

Have the plenum and intake on mine. After intalling the intake it felt better on the upper end hp-wise, now with the plenum it feels like I need a tune. So maybe that is the third ingredient. If you simply dyno it now and tune then dyno again you'll have no question.

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I would recommend a tune, always, but if you talk to someone at Fabspeed they may be able to help you out. If this is a common occurrence I would think they have handled it before. If it's not a common occurrence, maybe they can help you figure it out.
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