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Old 08-24-2012, 10:35 AM   #35
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That guy Rhino something milled his TB to adjust the angle, like y'all are saying, maybe it's helping the distribution.

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Old 08-24-2012, 01:35 PM   #36
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I hope this thread doesn't turn like the other one, but just in case:

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Old 08-24-2012, 08:29 PM   #37
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Old 08-24-2012, 08:36 PM   #38
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:08 PM   #39
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:13 PM   #40
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Everybody keeps talking about this, but nobody has been able to show an actual increase in anything other than their butt Dyno.
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:38 AM   #41
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Everybody keeps talking about this, but nobody has been able to show an actual increase in anything other than their butt Dyno.
My butt Dyno was numb to the wedge as I posted earlier.

But I went to the track tonight and finally got into the 12s. The funny part though is every time I have ever been to the track (three times so far) I have had the wedge. Maybe it has helped me, a real track newbie who stages with his back wheels at times, run respectable even though I still cannot drive.
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:45 AM   #42
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My butt Dyno was numb to the wedge as I posted earlier.

But I went to the track tonight and finally got into the 12s. The funny part though is every time I have ever been to the track (three times so far) I have had the wedge. Maybe it has helped me, a real track newbie who stages with his back wheels at times, run respectable even though I still cannot drive.
With your mods you shouldn't have a problem breaking into the 12's without the wedge
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:57 AM   #43
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My butt Dyno was numb to the wedge as I posted earlier.

But I went to the track tonight and finally got into the 12s. The funny part though is every time I have ever been to the track (three times so far) I have had the wedge. Maybe it has helped me, a real track newbie who stages with his back wheels at times, run respectable even though I still cannot drive.
Congrats Was the DA any better this time?
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Old 08-25-2012, 01:51 AM   #44
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Everybody keeps talking about this, but nobody has been able to show an actual increase in anything other than their butt Dyno.
My average hp and tq increased 12 and 13.5 respectively, most of which can be attributed to the substantial gains below 5500rpm.
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:28 AM   #45
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I've had my Wedge on for a week now and still think its helping to make the car a bit faster. Yesterday, I took it off to see if the slight whistling/ringing noise I hear at light acceleration was due to an air leak. Everything looked fine and reinstalled it being extra carefull with the gasket. Car still has the noise and runs without any problems. Wondering if anyone else hears this noise.....a few others have posted that they have it also.
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:12 AM   #46
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I've had my Wedge on for a week now and still think its helping to make the car a bit faster. Yesterday, I took it off to see if the slight whistling/ringing noise I hear at light acceleration was due to an air leak. Everything looked fine and reinstalled it being extra carefull with the gasket. Car still has the noise and runs without any problems. Wondering if anyone else hears this noise.....a few others have posted that they have it also.
Yes, I do. I have tried all kinds of different torque values. I am starting to think the factory angle of the TB was to eliminate that noise!
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:26 AM   #47
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I've had mine installed for 2 days now and the low end feels stronger. Has anybody retuned there car for the wedge. I read through a couple of treads and the airflow dosent change just the distribution so is a retune needed
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:46 AM   #48
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I've had mine installed for 2 days now and the low end feels stronger. Has anybody retuned there car for the wedge. I read through a couple of treads and the airflow dosent change just the distribution so is a retune needed
On a Vararam OTR intake re-tuning would be a good idea. The MAF sensor is so close to the throttle body that it needs to be rescaled. The other style intakes have the sensor so far away that it doesn't need tuning.

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Everybody keeps talking about this, but nobody has been able to show an actual increase in anything other than their butt Dyno.
Lethal Racing was nice enough to do dynos with and without the Wedge for Rabamaro. The info was posted.

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I almost want to flip it upside down to see if it kills some tq, since I have more than I need already.
Now that I've thought about this seriously, shouldn't installing this upside down take away some HP and TQ? I'm pretty sure I'm going to give it a go this morning.
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:18 AM   #49
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Now that I've thought about this seriously, shouldn't installing this upside down take away some HP and TQ? I'm pretty sure I'm going to give it a go this morning.
Cool, looking forward to that. I'm going out to wash my car before it gets too hot! They are building on the lot next to us and it is filthy!
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Cool, looking forward to that. I'm going out to wash my car before it gets too hot! They are building on the lot next to us and it is filthy!
Not sure what is wrong with me, but I hate to wash my car. I rather be wrenching than washing, but sometimes there is no choice. Black car and daily driver was a bad choice for me.

On my way out to the garage to flip the wedge.
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Not sure what is wrong with me, but I hate to wash my car. I rather be wrenching than washing, but sometimes there is no choice. Black car and daily driver was a bad choice for me.

On my way out to the garage to flip the wedge.
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