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Old 7th September 2008, 02:10   #1
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Dinan Intake

who has the new Dinan Intake install'ed on his car? how is the sound, did you notice or felt the increase of power, any dyno#s ? ps i am looking for a intake for my car + flash
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JoeCaMotto contact member xraym5. He has the Dinan intakes and has all the Dinan components.
PM him and he can give his feed back.

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Hey Joe,

I'll save you the trouble of sending me a PM. As far as sound, no difference. It is tough to qualify the power increase as I got the intakes over the summer when temps here in Atlanta reached the 90's, so difficult to compare to how I was before the intakes when the temp was cooler. I did a wheel horsepower test on my Perfomance Box, however, which showed about a 20 horsepower increase. I can tell you that member OTDoc (who also has the intakes and software) and I both ran against his brother with a Z06 and fared surprisingly well from 0-60; I am certain I would have been demolished when my car was completely stock. My best 0-60 MPH run on my Performance Box (prior to the intakes) when I had Dinan TB's, stage 2 software, exhaust, and TB's and Yokohama Advan Sport tires was 4.3. Now that I have the intakes, stage 3 software, Michelin PS2's, and forthcoming high-flow primary cats with OEM headers, I plan to do another 0-60 run in the fall when the temp starts dipping in the 50's and 60's. If I get 4.0 or less I will be done (I think ).
I believe I need a better driver with a better launch technique to get the most of my car, however. On that note--hey M5Ranger, since I drove all the way down to Miami, it is your turn to take your beast up to Hotlanta and terrorize the exotics here.
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I have the larger Dinan air intakes on my car and it has added noticable rwhp.

For instance, SBM6 (has heavy modded M6: Full Evosport exhaust including their headers, x-pipe, Dinan mufflers, Dinan MAF and throttle bodies, Dinan 3.91 diff, Dinan software) would pull me when we raced side by side in controlled runs.

I did two things: added Dinan larger MAF/airboxes and flashed my ecu back to stock.

Afterwards (and after putting a few hundred miles on the odometer) we raced again and it was dead even. He couldn't pull me and couldn't gain on me either.

I am a believer and recommend the airboxes!

Hope this helps.

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[/quote] Darren
I did two things: added Dinan larger MAF/airboxes and flashed my ecu back to stock.[/quote]

I thought that with the larger Dinan MAF's you needed to run the Dinan software to compensate for the new MAF?

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Interesting thread...Thanks for the feedback guys.
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I thought that with the larger Dinan MAF's you needed to run the Dinan software to compensate for the new MAF?

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That's what "they" say. I've proven otherwise, at least to myself. The stock ECU is a work of art!

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That's what "they" say. I've proven otherwise, at least to myself. The stock ECU is a work of art!
Interesting. How long have you had them in? This is good news.
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Interesting. How long have you had them in? This is good news.
They've been in for about 1-1.5 months.
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I have the larger Dinan air intakes on my car and it has added noticable rwhp.

For instance, SBM6 (has heavy modded M6: Full Evosport exhaust including their headers, x-pipe, Dinan mufflers, Dinan MAF and throttle bodies, Dinan 3.91 diff, Dinan software) would pull me when we raced side by side in controlled runs.

I did two things: added Dinan larger MAF/airboxes and flashed my ecu back to stock.

Afterwards (and after putting a few hundred miles on the odometer) we raced again and it was dead even. He couldn't pull me and couldn't gain on me either.

I am a believer and recommend the airboxes!

Hope this helps.

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What other mods do you have besides Dinan airbox?
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