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FL5 PRL HVI Intake Installed

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That's what i figured those lights always freak me out lol. Same thing when i flashed my si.
So what do you thinl? Thing rips, huh?
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It looks like a decent upgrade. Seen some intakes going for almost 2k. They will sell a bunch of these for the price point.
 
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Just installed mine and got a bunch of system warnings? Did this happen to you and if so did they go away after some driving?
Yup! I just drove a few laps around the block. Then turned off the car. And drove again. Everything went away!
 
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And yeah I am pretty please with the intake. I got the turbo inlet coming soon and then hondata tour in like two weeks.
 
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And yeah I am pretty please with the intake. I got the turbo inlet coming soon and then hondata tour in like two weeks.
I got the inlet coming too. It's raining where i am so i couldn't really get into it without spinning tires, but i definitely felt improvement. I'm excited to drive on some dry road
 


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Most of the videos I've seen of this intake (including this one) just make it sound like a drop in filter upgrade but slightly louder. I'm sure the videos aren't doing it justice based on the way people describe the way it sounds but it really isn't making me want to purchase one.

For people that own it, am I totally off? Is the sound drastically different or is it basically a slightly amplified version of an upgraded filter?

Also, if PRL isn't claiming anything for HP gains, I think it's pretty safe to assume it doesn't do much for HP (until they prove otherwise). They allude to the idea of HP gains but don't actually show evidence or examples of it.
 

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A drop-in filter does nothing but increase sound and reduce filtration performance compared to stock. While I doubt the PRL intake adds much performance (especially on a factory ECU) I do expect it to heat soak less than other open designs on the market.
 

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A drop-in filter does nothing but increase sound and reduce filtration performance compared to stock. While I doubt the PRL intake adds much performance (especially on a factory ECU) I do expect it to heat soak less than other open designs on the market.
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Most of the videos I've seen of this intake (including this one) just make it sound like a drop in filter upgrade but slightly louder. I'm sure the videos aren't doing it justice based on the way people describe the way it sounds but it really isn't making me want to purchase one.

For people that own it, am I totally off? Is the sound drastically different or is it basically a slightly amplified version of an upgraded filter?

Also, if PRL isn't claiming anything for HP gains, I think it's pretty safe to assume it doesn't do much for HP (until they prove otherwise). They allude to the idea of HP gains but don't actually show evidence or examples of it.
For that kind of money, I'd throw it towards tuning the car and worry about the hardware later.
 


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A drop-in filter does nothing but increase sound and reduce filtration performance compared to stock. While I doubt the PRL intake adds much performance (especially on a factory ECU) I do expect it to heat soak less than other open designs on the market.
Call me a ricer but I would do it 100% for the sound if it was a good enough improvement.

I have a K&N drop in currently (purely for sound). I also have aftermarket filters/intakes on my other 3 vehicles so I'm not concerned about reduced filtration.

I am not considering the non-sealed "open design" intakes because I do track my car and I don't want to downgrade on the heatsoak front.
 

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so does it make the car faster or is just for noises? Seems like a tune would be better money spent.
 

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For that kind of money, I'd throw it towards tuning the car and worry about the hardware later.
I'm a little hesitant to tune this car since it already runs pretty warm on track. More power and boost will just make it worse and require more cooling mods. I'm sure I'll do it eventually though.
 

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I'm a little hesitant to tune this car since it already runs pretty warm on track. More power and boost will just make it worse and require more cooling mods. I'm sure I'll do it eventually though.
I see... I suppose intake and exhaust is a good start then and maybe after that you won't need a tune!
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