EPP vs Airaid gains

Discussion in 'Generation 4 - Performance Upgrades' started by MHW100, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. MHW100

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    Struggling with justifying the cost of the EPP air intake after already owning an Airaid. If I was on the stock intake I'd jump on the EPP because it looks like roughly a 7-8 HP gain over 5,000 RPM versus stock.

    Does anyone know what the difference is in HP comparing EPP to Airaid?
     
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    The EPP not only increases horsepower by 5-7 it also frees up the wastegate duty cycle on the turbos allowing them to work more efficiently. Something like 7% lower WGDC over a box replacement intake.
     
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    Do you have any sense what that might translate to in real world performance e.g. ET or 0-60?
     
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    I don't have any real world data. @mattr66 dynod the j2 which eventually became the epp intake. His findings were something like that. Basically you'll be able to maintain higher boost on stock turbos longer before it tapers. Especially with a hpfp upgrade it'll be worth while because I'm assuming your running more than 15psi or trying I should say with these baby turbos
     
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    Looks like I'll have to get the EPP then. I have the HPFP and hoping to upgrade to Matt's turbos shortly.
     
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    I literally just purchased my EPP intake this morning. The 7hp gain was compared to the Airaid intake from everything I researched. And it was an 8% drop in WGDC which is HUGE for us pushing these cars to the limits on corn. Plus, the look is lovely!
     
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    Ok I broke down and ordered it. This car is truly an addiction.
     
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    Enjoy it when it arrives and be sure to include some post install pics!

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