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Discussion in 'V6 Development And Modification' started by Rhys Burrows, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. Rhys Burrows

    Rhys Burrows New Member

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    Haven't really been able to find any up to date discussions or reviews on the Growler cold air intake from SS Inductions.

    I went ahead and installed one on my 2012 VE 2 SIDI on Wednesday. $600 for the pack.

    (combined with a X-force 2.5" SS catback)

    It looks significantly better than the stock intake and in my opinion I felt an instant difference. Mainly in response. Gets up way quicker and the sound is unreal! Seems to hold gears a little longer. Getting up to 100 certainly seems a lot smoother.

    Sudden acceleration is much better. Hits instantly.

    Possibly in my head...I think the engine temp gauge is sitting a touch lower now. Minimal, but I think slightly.

    The whole car sounds a lot better. Exhaust seems louder, induction roar is great and it's evened out the rumble from just the back to the whole car.

    I'm no mechanic but any questions, ask away.. IMG_20170711_095812.jpg Before close up.jpg After.jpg After close up.jpg
     
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    markalan1two Smile and wave boys !!!!

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    commodore665 expat Saffa

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    good stuff , I have a Mace CAI on my SV6 , works well too .
     
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    I was really surprised that I could feel the instant difference. Picks up so quickly
     
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    I can`t add any updates as there is none.
    Growler is in working great.

    You could get a tune.
     
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    You car should have flexfuel.
    Run 2 tanks of E85 it will pickup real quick.
     
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    I've been running premium? No?
     
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    No? As in
    Should I not be busting out in premium? I can get by fine with 85?
     
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    All I was saying is try E85 it will pickup faster but does eat more fuel.
    Never mind.
    Just keep running premium.

    With the FlexFuel I run 95/98

    You can run E10/91/95/98/E85 with FlexFuel in this motor.
     
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    doesn't really matter if fitting it is of any beneficent, yeah if it makes you feel good then that's good enough.
     
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    My pickup is better
     
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    Got any vids of it revving or something , and how much was it all up incl the exhaust ??
     

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