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Old 22nd January 2008, 16:51   #31
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Nice setup mate! Exhaust sounds really good. I wonder how it would perform pitted against a peted elantra
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Old 22nd January 2008, 16:57   #32
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hey post some pics of the car exterior dude.good neat job.whats the odo reading when you did all this.rs beater,best of luck.
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Old 23rd January 2008, 00:12   #33
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mods are really cool. are you installing Supercharger? what was the cost for it and how much mileage you are getting after installing these mods? also about the increase in the power?
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Old 29th June 2008, 06:44   #34
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mods are really cool. are you installing Supercharger? what was the cost for it and how much mileage you are getting after installing these mods? also about the increase in the power?
No supercharger yet... but watch this space!
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Old 29th June 2008, 06:45   #35
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hey post some pics of the car exterior dude.good neat job.whats the odo reading when you did all this.rs beater,best of luck.
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Pics in my garage! ODO reading 10,000 KM.
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Old 29th June 2008, 06:59   #36
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Default Phenolic Intake Spacer

Another Mod Added!!

A Phenolic Spacer! It is a thick composite layer gasket that goes between the valve head & intake manifold. Keeps the IM from getting the engine heat soak due to it's low thermal conductivity. It also (by way of it's thickness) increases the intake volume too.

This results in colder air going into the combustion chambers....more POWER & TORQUE!!! i bought it mainly to complement my CAI> (Maybe 2-4 increase in hp).

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Elantra Petrol Stage 2 Complete!!!-imgp2946.jpg

Elantra Petrol Stage 2 Complete!!!-imgp2947.jpg
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Old 29th June 2008, 10:42   #37
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Great work 1self!
has the phenolic spacer been installed yet? does it help at all?
 
Old 29th June 2008, 11:06   #38
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I think a high heat resistant silicon rubber gasket will do the same job as the above mentioned phenolic intake spacer aka gasket at a fraction of the cost!
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Great work 1self!
has the phenolic spacer been installed yet? does it help at all?
Will be installed tomorrow! A dyno at the internet shop showed gains of 5 hp. I will be more conservative. I do believe that the IM will be cool to the touch unlike at present.
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Old 29th June 2008, 11:10   #40
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Is the spacer DIY or off the shelf? Costs?
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Old 29th June 2008, 11:19   #41
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nice list of mods elantra, i really like those stainless steel headers ,they look awsome.can u please mention from where u bought them and for how much.
by the way i would suggest u get rid of the vortex maker cause it is just blocking the airflow more than anything
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Will be installed tomorrow! A dyno at the internet shop showed gains of 5 hp. I will be more conservative. I do believe that the IM will be cool to the touch unlike at present.
5hp is unlikely. I think, what it does is, prevents the slight drop in performance after the engine heats up. usually happens 10-15 mins after starting in the morning, it prevents a drop and lets the CAI work to its full potential.

would you put up the link on the thread please?
 
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I think a high heat resistant silicon rubber gasket will do the same job as the above mentioned phenolic intake spacer aka gasket at a fraction of the cost!
Yes Shrivz, but this is re-useable again & again & it also increases the IM volume after the injectors (due to its thickness), so the atomised fuel & air get a better chance to mix.
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Forget the Phenyl spacer thingy!! Where is that damn supercharger!!
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5hp is unlikely. I think, what it does is, prevents the slight drop in performance after the engine heats up. usually happens 10-15 mins after starting in the morning, it prevents a drop and lets the CAI work to its full potential.

would you put up the link on the thread please?
Yup, you are correct.

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