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ga2001gt532
01-21-2009, 08:47 PM
why do people take the screen out. what does that affect.

GrandAmC9
01-21-2009, 08:48 PM
better airflow i think

McFlurrey06
01-21-2009, 08:54 PM
Minimal effect if anything. Don't really see it being worth the time.

ga2001gt532
01-21-2009, 08:56 PM
yeah but would that even be practical, since with a cai you already have more then enough air. but i guess if your motor is boosted with more mods it might help a tiny bit

McFlurrey06
01-21-2009, 08:58 PM
you ain't gonna notice it ever.

ga2001gt532
01-21-2009, 09:01 PM
thats what i thought, i was just wondering why anybody woud do it

AaronGTR
01-21-2009, 09:49 PM
Don't do it! Many people have tried this and ended up having problems and having to get a new MAF sensor (which isn't cheap!). The screen is there for a reason. It eliminates turbulence and keeps the airflow straight over the sensor wires so they get an accurate reading. Taking the screen out can affect the sensors reading and even cause a check engine light.

lone_wolf025
01-21-2009, 09:49 PM
Aaron beat me to it